Data & Research http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46272/more en Facebook chat: Behind NRN's Top 200 restaurant chains http://nrn.com/top-100-restaurants/facebook-chat-behind-nrns-top-200-restaurant-chains <div class="field-deck"> NRN editors and industry leaders share insights on the largest brands in foodservice </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NRN editors and industry leaders share insights on the largest brands in foodservice </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/top-100-restaurants/facebook-chat-behind-nrns-top-200-restaurant-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/top-100-restaurants/facebook-chat-behind-nrns-top-200-restaurant-chains#comments Second 100 Restaurants Top 100 Restaurants News Fri, 02 Sep 2016 17:12:00 +0000 175261 at http://nrn.com Smart Strategies to Offset the Increasing Minimum Wage http://nrn.com/research-reports/smart-strategies-offset-increasing-minimum-wage <div class="node-body article-body">Simply put, a signature beverage delights customers and drives sales. </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/research-reports/smart-strategies-offset-increasing-minimum-wage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/research-reports/smart-strategies-offset-increasing-minimum-wage#comments Research Reports Registration Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:00:00 +0000 174531 at http://nrn.com The Next 20: STK http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-stk <div class="field-deck"> Steakhouse chain strives to serve up an experience, not just a meal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Steakhouse chain strives to serve up an experience, not just a meal </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-stk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-stk#comments The Next 20 Registration Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:19:00 +0000 173941 at http://nrn.com <p>STK aims to reinvent the classic steakhouse with sleek decor, a central bar and a high-energy atmosphere with a DJ.</p> STK The Next 20: MOD Pizza http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-mod-pizza <div class="field-deck"> Rapidly growing chain stands out with dedicated staff, charitable efforts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rapidly growing chain stands out with dedicated staff, charitable efforts </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-mod-pizza" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-mod-pizza#comments The Next 20 Registration Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:11:00 +0000 173921 at http://nrn.com <p>MOD Pizza has restaurants in 18 states. Ohio and Kansas are two target markets.</p> MOD Pizza The Next 20: Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-lee-s-famous-recipe-chicken <div class="field-deck"> Fifty-year-old chicken chain thinks outside the box with new tech, menu paring </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fifty-year-old chicken chain thinks outside the box with new tech, menu paring</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-lee-s-famous-recipe-chicken" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-lee-s-famous-recipe-chicken#comments The Next 20 Registration Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:00:00 +0000 173911 at http://nrn.com <p>The brand ended the Latest Year with 134 restaurants and estimated sales per unit of nearly $1.2 million, up 8.5 percent from the Preceding Year.</p> Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken The Next 20: Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-cooper-s-hawk-winery-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Casual-dining brand targets wine lovers with tasting room, retail shop </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining brand targets wine lovers with tasting room, retail shop</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-cooper-s-hawk-winery-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-cooper-s-hawk-winery-restaurant#comments The Next 20 Registration Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:53:00 +0000 173901 at http://nrn.com <p>Cooper&rsquo;s Hawk offers a full menu with suggested wine pairings and also sells its own branded wine retail.</p> Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant Meet the 2016 Next 20 restaurant brands http://nrn.com/next-20/meet-2016-next-20-restaurant-brands <div class="node-body gallery-body">NRN takes a look at 20 restaurant chains positioned to crack the Top 200 — and what they’re doing to get there </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/meet-2016-next-20-restaurant-brands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/meet-2016-next-20-restaurant-brands#comments The Next 20 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:16:00 +0000 173871 at http://nrn.com 2016 Next 20: Methodology http://nrn.com/next-20/2016-next-20-methodology <div class="node-body article-body">The Next 20 is the third installment in a series of exclusive NRN reports covering the performance of the largest organizations in foodservice</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/2016-next-20-methodology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/2016-next-20-methodology#comments The Next 20 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:03:00 +0000 173771 at http://nrn.com The Next 20: Another Broken Egg http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-another-broken-egg <div class="field-deck"> Concept specializing in Louisiana flavors sees sales, unit count surge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Concept specializing in Louisiana flavors sees sales, unit count surge </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-another-broken-egg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/next-20-another-broken-egg#comments The Next 20 Registration Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 173881 at http://nrn.com <p>It can be difficult for breakfast-and-lunch concepts to open in top sites given their limited hours. But Another Broken Egg targets locations with more visibility, and can make it work with its unit volumes.</p> Another Broken Egg Cafe Driving Sales with Signature Beverage Programs http://nrn.com/research-reports/driving-sales-signature-beverage-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Simply put, a signature beverage delights customers and drives sales. </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/research-reports/driving-sales-signature-beverage-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/research-reports/driving-sales-signature-beverage-programs#comments Research Reports Registration Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 173811 at http://nrn.com