News http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46243/more en Top 10 stories: Terminated Sysco–US Foods merger rocks foodservice industry http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/top-10-stories-terminated-sysco-us-foods-merger-rocks-foodservice-industry <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Take a look at NRN&rsquo;s most popular stories.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/top-10-stories-terminated-sysco-us-foods-merger-rocks-foodservice-industry#comments Photo Gallery Latest Headlines Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:11:00 +0000 138071 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Marketing Watch: Chains tap blockbuster movies for summer promotions http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-chains-tap-blockbuster-movies-summer-promotions <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant chains are betting big on marketing tie-ins </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant chains are betting big on marketing tie-ins</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/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-chains-tap-blockbuster-movies-summer-promotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-chains-tap-blockbuster-movies-summer-promotions#comments Advertising Latest Headlines McDonald's Subway Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:58:00 +0000 138061 at http://nrn.com <p>McDonald&rsquo;s Chicago restaurant features minions from the &ldquo;Despicable Me&rdquo; film franchise.</p> McDonald’s Homestyle Dining rebrands fast-casual concept http://nrn.com/advertising/homestyle-dining-rebrands-fast-casual-concept <div class="field-deck"> Bo’s Steak & Grill rebrands as Cole’s Backyard Grill </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bo’s Steak & Grill rebrands as Cole’s Backyard Grill</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/advertising/homestyle-dining-rebrands-fast-casual-concept" 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McDonald’s works to improve food quality http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonald-s-works-improve-food-quality <div class="field-deck"> Local menu items, upgraded Quarter Pounder among efforts to boost quality perception </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Local menu items, upgraded Quarter Pounder among efforts to boost quality perception</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/quick-service/mcdonald-s-works-improve-food-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonald-s-works-improve-food-quality#comments Latest Headlines Food Trends Quick Service McDonald's Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:32:00 +0000 138011 at http://nrn.com Versatile mangoes add bright pop to restaurant menus http://nrn.com/food-trends/versatile-mangoes-add-bright-pop-restaurant-menus <div class="field-deck"> The tropical fruit is becoming more popular with consumers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The tropical fruit is becoming more popular with consumers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/versatile-mangoes-add-bright-pop-restaurant-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/versatile-mangoes-add-bright-pop-restaurant-menus#comments Consumer Trends Opinions Food Trends Kruse Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:30:00 +0000 137971 at http://nrn.com <p>On The Border&rsquo;s Mango Chicken Salad</p> On The Border Sweetgreen receives $35M investment http://nrn.com/corporate-news/sweetgreen-receives-35m-investment <div class="field-deck"> Third funding round intended to help healthful fast-casual chain expand </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Third funding round intended to help healthful fast-casual chain expand</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/sweetgreen-receives-35m-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/sweetgreen-receives-35m-investment#comments Corporate News Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:10:00 +0000 137961 at http://nrn.com <p>Roasted Salmon + Radish dish</p> Sweetgreen Pieology tests customizable salads, new decor http://nrn.com/fast-casual/pieology-tests-customizable-salads-new-decor <div class="field-deck"> Fast-casual pizza chain evolves with customers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fast-casual pizza chain evolves with customers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/pieology-tests-customizable-salads-new-decor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/pieology-tests-customizable-salads-new-decor#comments Fast Casual Latest Headlines Food Trends Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:31:00 +0000 137951 at http://nrn.com <p>The fast-casual chain is also testing new decor.</p> Photo: Pieology Johnny Rockets targets Hispanic markets http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/johnny-rockets-targets-hispanic-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Operator eyes growth opportunities in West Texas, Arizona</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/johnny-rockets-targets-hispanic-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/johnny-rockets-targets-hispanic-markets#comments Casual Dining Consumer Trends Corporate News Latest Headlines Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:54:00 +0000 137931 at http://nrn.com TGI Fridays launches burger freebie via social media http://nrn.com/social-media/tgi-fridays-launches-burger-freebie-social-media <div class="field-deck"> Customers get codes to share “digital burgers” with social networks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customers get codes to share “digital burgers” with social networks</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/social-media/tgi-fridays-launches-burger-freebie-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/social-media/tgi-fridays-launches-burger-freebie-social-media#comments Casual Dining Social Media Latest Headlines TGI Fridays Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:39:00 +0000 137901 at http://nrn.com TGI Fridays