News http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46243/more en Ignite overhauls executive team http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ignite-overhauls-executive-team <div class="field-deck"> Company makes move to be “leaner, more efficient” after Romano’s Macaroni Grill sale </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company makes move to be “leaner, more efficient” after Romano’s Macaroni Grill sale</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ignite-overhauls-executive-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ignite-overhauls-executive-team#comments Casual Dining Joe's Crab Shack Corporate News Latest Headlines Romano's Macaroni Grill Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:53:00 +0000 131241 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Finance Watch: The season of high expectations http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-season-high-expectations <div class="field-deck"> With stocks trading at record valuations, earnings reports must be perfect </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With stocks trading at record valuations, earnings reports must be perfect</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/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-season-high-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-season-high-expectations#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:10:00 +0000 131231 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock The Counter to ramp up growth with fast-casual sister brand http://nrn.com/fast-casual/counter-ramp-growth-fast-casual-sister-brand <div class="field-deck"> Two formats offer flexibility for U.S., international expansion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two formats offer flexibility for U.S., international expansion</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/counter-ramp-growth-fast-casual-sister-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/counter-ramp-growth-fast-casual-sister-brand#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:29:00 +0000 131211 at http://nrn.com <p>Photo:: The Counter</p> Consumer Picks, restaurant makeovers lead most popular stories http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/consumer-picks-restaurant-makeovers-lead-most-popular-stories <div class="node-body gallery-body">Take a look at NRN’s top trending stories</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/consumer-picks-restaurant-makeovers-lead-most-popular-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/consumer-picks-restaurant-makeovers-lead-most-popular-stories#comments Photo Gallery Latest Headlines Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:11:00 +0000 131181 at http://nrn.com Op-Ed: Restaurants need an end to the corn ethanol mandate http://nrn.com/opinions/op-ed-restaurants-need-end-corn-ethanol-mandate <div class="field-byline"> Rob Green </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fluctuations in food commodity prices create challenge for restaurants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fluctuations in food commodity prices create challenge for restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/op-ed-restaurants-need-end-corn-ethanol-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/op-ed-restaurants-need-end-corn-ethanol-mandate#comments Opinions Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:00:00 +0000 130911 at http://nrn.com <p>Rob Green, Executive Director of National Council of Chain Restaurants</p> Photo: National Council of Chain Restaurants Panera to increase share buybacks after ‘dialogue’ with activist investor http://nrn.com/corporate-news/panera-increase-share-buybacks-after-dialogue-activist-investor <div class="field-deck"> Operator also reports progress on refranchising plan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operator also reports progress on refranchising plan</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/panera-increase-share-buybacks-after-dialogue-activist-investor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/panera-increase-share-buybacks-after-dialogue-activist-investor#comments Corporate News Fast Casual Latest Headlines Panera Bread Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:07:00 +0000 131171 at http://nrn.com Study: U.S. Hispanics increase restaurant use http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/study-us-hispanics-increase-restaurant-use <div class="field-deck"> Per capita quick-service visits rose 4 percent in 2014, NPD finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Per capita quick-service visits rose 4 percent in 2014, NPD finds</div> <div 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to catch this coveted customer</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/using-restaurant-design-catch-millennials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/using-restaurant-design-catch-millennials#comments Consumer Trends Operations Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:26:00 +0000 131071 at http://nrn.com <p>Denny&#39;s seeks to capture Millennial diners with its fast-casual concept The Den.</p> Denny's