Same-store sales http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46267/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 Darden takes a loss in 2Q http://nrn.com/finance/darden-takes-loss <div class="field-deck"> One-time items take a bite out of profits </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One-time items take a bite out of profits</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/finance/darden-takes-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/finance/darden-takes-loss#comments Finance Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Same-store sales Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:21:00 +0000 122021 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 Should Yum Brands spin off its China business? http://nrn.com/blog/should-yum-brands-spin-its-china-business <div class="node-body blog-body">Weak sales for the past two years at Yum Brands' China division could lead to pressure on the company to restructure that business, either by refranchising restaurants there or spinning off a portion of the business on a Chinese stock exchange.</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/should-yum-brands-spin-its-china-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/should-yum-brands-spin-its-china-business#comments Corporate News Markets Same-store sales Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:01:00 +0000 121611 at http://nrn.com Report: Restaurant same-store sales growth slows in November http://nrn.com/millerpulse/report-restaurant-same-store-sales-growth-slows-november <div class="field-deck"> NRN-MillerPulse survey results ‘surprising and unexpected’ </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NRN-MillerPulse survey results ‘surprising and unexpected’</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/millerpulse/report-restaurant-same-store-sales-growth-slows-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/millerpulse/report-restaurant-same-store-sales-growth-slows-november#comments Corporate News MillerPulse Latest Headlines Same-store sales Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:05:00 +0000 121541 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Will customization revitalize McDonald's? http://nrn.com/blog/will-customization-revitalize-mcdonalds <div class="node-body blog-body">McDonald's plan to expand its customization platform to 2,000 units by the end of the year is an indication that it's a major part of its turnaround strategy. But will it work?</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/will-customization-revitalize-mcdonalds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/will-customization-revitalize-mcdonalds#comments Corporate News Same-store sales Reporter&#039;s Notebook Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:18:00 +0000 121441 at http://nrn.com McDonald's US same-store sales fall 4.6% in November http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/mcdonalds-us-same-store-sales-fall-46-november <div class="field-deck"> Operator sees worst same-store sales results since September </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operator sees worst same-store sales results since September</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/mcdonalds-us-same-store-sales-fall-46-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/mcdonalds-us-same-store-sales-fall-46-november#comments Latest Headlines Same-store sales Quick Service McDonald's Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:29:00 +0000 121271 at http://nrn.com Report: Strong 4Q likely for restaurants http://nrn.com/black-box/report-strong-4q-likely-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Industry shows promising future despite November sales slowdown, according to TDn2K </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industry shows promising future despite November sales slowdown, according to TDn2K</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/black-box/report-strong-4q-likely-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/black-box/report-strong-4q-likely-restaurants#comments Black Box Same-store sales Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:00:00 +0000 121141 at http://nrn.com Taco Bell to go global http://nrn.com/taco-bell/taco-bell-go-global <div class="field-deck"> Leadership changes spur a plan to open 1,300 restaurants overseas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Leadership changes spur a plan to open 1,300 restaurants overseas</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/taco-bell/taco-bell-go-global" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/taco-bell/taco-bell-go-global#comments Corporate Latest Headlines Same-store sales Operations Taco Bell Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:08:00 +0000 121111 at http://nrn.com <p>New Taco Bell unit in Sheffield, England</p> Photo courtesy of Taco Bell Gluten-free diets might be hurting Italian chains http://nrn.com/blog/gluten-free-diets-might-be-hurting-italian-chains <div class="node-body blog-body">Most Italian chains have struggled to gain sales traction in recent quarters. One reason might be gluten-free diets.</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/gluten-free-diets-might-be-hurting-italian-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/gluten-free-diets-might-be-hurting-italian-chains#comments Consumer Trends Same-store sales Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:33:00 +0000 120311 at http://nrn.com