Quick Service http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44073/more en Rising costs have hurt McDonald's franchisees' profits http://nrn.com/blog/rising-costs-have-hurt-mcdonalds-franchisees-profits <div class="node-body blog-body">The run-up in average unit sales for franchisees at McDonald's Corp. haven't quite been as profitable as you'd expect. The reason? Rising food costs and lots of discounts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/rising-costs-have-hurt-mcdonalds-franchisees-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/rising-costs-have-hurt-mcdonalds-franchisees-profits#comments Commodities Same-store sales Quick Service Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:22:00 +0000 122331 at http://nrn.com Wendy’s makes leadership changes http://nrn.com/people/wendy-s-makes-leadership-changes <div class="field-deck"> Company shifts responsibilities of leadership team to emphasize digital, international efforts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company shifts responsibilities of leadership team to emphasize digital, international efforts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/wendy-s-makes-leadership-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/wendy-s-makes-leadership-changes#comments Marketing Latest Headlines People Quick Service Wendy's Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:28:00 +0000 122281 at http://nrn.com <p>Craig Bahner</p> Photo courtesy of Wendy’s Restaurant Menu Watch: Pizza Hut’s ‘subconscious menu’ sparks fears of Big Brother http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurant-menu-watch-pizza-hut-s-subconscious-menu-sparks-fears-big-brother <div class="field-deck"> U.K units use retina-scanning technology to tell customers what they want </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.K units use retina-scanning technology to tell customers what they want</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurant-menu-watch-pizza-hut-s-subconscious-menu-sparks-fears-big-brother" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurant-menu-watch-pizza-hut-s-subconscious-menu-sparks-fears-big-brother#comments Latest Headlines Food Trends Quick Service Pizza Hut Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:28:00 +0000 121991 at http://nrn.com How a Papa John’s franchisee went from driver to owner http://nrn.com/papa-johns-pizza/how-papa-john-s-franchisee-went-driver-owner <div class="node-body article-body">Operator goes from delivering pizzas to becoming the brand’s second largest franchisee </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/papa-johns-pizza/how-papa-john-s-franchisee-went-driver-owner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/papa-johns-pizza/how-papa-john-s-franchisee-went-driver-owner#comments Franchising Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Papa John's Pizza Registration Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:55:00 +0000 121981 at http://nrn.com <p>Nadeem Bajwa</p> Photo courtesy of Emily Lazaroff 3G has global plans for Tim Hortons http://nrn.com/corporate-news/3g-has-global-plans-tim-hortons <div class="node-body article-body">International development, US ramp-up in the cards for Canadian institution </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/3g-has-global-plans-tim-hortons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/3g-has-global-plans-tim-hortons#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Burger King Tim Hortons Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:59:00 +0000 121931 at http://nrn.com Restaurants had a strong third quarter http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-had-strong-third-quarter <div class="node-body blog-body">Led by pizza chains, steak concepts, Mexican chains and, of course, Chipotle, the restaurant industry had a surprisingly strong third quarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-had-strong-third-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-had-strong-third-quarter#comments Markets Fast Casual Same-store sales Quick Service Reporter&#039;s Notebook Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:39:00 +0000 121821 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Marketing Watch: Carl’s Jr. to go all natural http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/restaurant-marketing-watch-carl-s-jr-go-all-natural <div class="field-deck"> All-Natural Burger features grass-fed, free-range beef that has been raised without added hormones, antibiotics or steroids </div> <div class="node-body article-body">All-Natural Burger features grass-fed, free-range beef that has been raised without added hormones, antibiotics or steroids</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/restaurant-marketing-watch-carl-s-jr-go-all-natural" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/restaurant-marketing-watch-carl-s-jr-go-all-natural#comments Advertising Latest Headlines Food Trends Health & Nutrition Quick Service Carl's Jr. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:02:00 +0000 121561 at http://nrn.com <p>The new All-Natural Burger</p> Photo courtesy of Carl’s Jr. McDonald's to cut 8 menu items in January http://nrn.com/food-trends/mcdonalds-cut-8-menu-items-january <div class="field-deck"> Company to change service model to meet needs of different types of customers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company to change service model to meet needs of different types of customers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/mcdonalds-cut-8-menu-items-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/mcdonalds-cut-8-menu-items-january#comments Latest Headlines Food Trends Operations Quick Service McDonald's Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:29:00 +0000 121531 at http://nrn.com Yum lowers earnings estimates on China woes http://nrn.com/corporate-news/yum-lowers-earnings-estimates-china-woes <div class="field-deck"> Company remains committed to double-digital earnings growth in 2015 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company remains committed to double-digital earnings growth in 2015</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/yum-lowers-earnings-estimates-china-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/yum-lowers-earnings-estimates-china-woes#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service KFC McDonald's Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:28:00 +0000 121511 at http://nrn.com What chains don't know about their purchasing practices http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/what-chains-dont-know-about-their-purchasing-practices <div class="node-body article-body">Multi-unit operators can reduce spending and source quality products in a competitive environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/what-chains-dont-know-about-their-purchasing-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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