Weekly Wrap http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46762/more en NPD: Restaurant traffic stuck in neutral http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-restaurant-traffic-stuck-neutral <div class="field-deck"> Foodservice visits flat in last 12 months, likely to remain stagnant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Foodservice visits flat in last 12 months, likely to remain stagnant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-restaurant-traffic-stuck-neutral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-restaurant-traffic-stuck-neutral#comments Finance Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:57:00 +0000 112351 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock McDonald's focuses on fundamentals to combat tough 2014 http://nrn.com/corporate-news/mcdonalds-focuses-fundamentals-combat-tough-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Company looks to lay groundwork for major initiatives next year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/mcdonalds-focuses-fundamentals-combat-tough-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/mcdonalds-focuses-fundamentals-combat-tough-2014#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Quick Service McDonald's Registration Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:39:00 +0000 112011 at http://nrn.com Chipotle grows traffic 12.3% in 2Q http://nrn.com/chipotle/chipotle-grows-traffic-123-2q <div class="node-body article-body">Company officials say customers aren't showing resistance to menu price hikes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/chipotle/chipotle-grows-traffic-123-2q" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/chipotle/chipotle-grows-traffic-123-2q#comments Fast Casual Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Chipotle Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:19:00 +0000 112021 at http://nrn.com El Pollo Loco IPO expected this week http://nrn.com/corporate-news/el-pollo-loco-ipo-expected-week <div class="field-deck"> Pricing estimated in the $13 to $15 per share range </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pricing estimated in the $13 to $15 per share range</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/el-pollo-loco-ipo-expected-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/el-pollo-loco-ipo-expected-week#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Quick Service El Pollo Loco Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:43:00 +0000 111941 at http://nrn.com Yum, McDonald's embroiled in Chinese supplier controversy http://nrn.com/food-safety/yum-mcdonalds-embroiled-chinese-supplier-controversy <div class="field-deck"> Companies drop meat vendor amid food safety investigation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Companies drop meat vendor amid food safety investigation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-safety/yum-mcdonalds-embroiled-chinese-supplier-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-safety/yum-mcdonalds-embroiled-chinese-supplier-controversy#comments Food Safety International Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap McDonald's Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:07:00 +0000 111951 at http://nrn.com A McDonald's unit in Shanghai NRN names 2014 Hot Concepts winners http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/nrn-names-2014-hot-concepts-winners <div class="field-deck"> Nation's Restaurant News will fete hot, emerging brands during MUFSO celebration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nation's Restaurant News will fete hot, emerging brands during MUFSO celebration</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/nrn-names-2014-hot-concepts-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/nrn-names-2014-hot-concepts-winners#comments Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:38:00 +0000 111871 at http://nrn.com Real Mex CEO steps down http://nrn.com/people/real-mex-ceo-steps-down <div class="field-deck"> Company declines to comment on reasons for departure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company declines to comment on reasons for departure</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/real-mex-ceo-steps-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/real-mex-ceo-steps-down#comments Fast Casual Latest Headlines People Weekly Wrap Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:39:00 +0000 111781 at http://nrn.com Lessons on landing the big franchisee http://nrn.com/franchising/lessons-landing-big-franchisee <div class="node-body article-body">Emerging brands stress systems, values, exclusivity to attract multiunit partners</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/lessons-landing-big-franchisee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/lessons-landing-big-franchisee#comments Franchising Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:07:00 +0000 111751 at http://nrn.com <p>Bar Louie recently signed a franchise operator of more than two dozen Subway locations to open six Bar Louie restaurants in the Chicago area.</p> Menu Tracker: 10 summer limited-time offers http://nrn.com/food-trends/menu-tracker-10-summer-limited-time-offers <div class="node-body gallery-body">Summer menu items from restaurant chains include burgers, smoothies, tacos and more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/menu-tracker-10-summer-limited-time-offers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/menu-tracker-10-summer-limited-time-offers#comments Food Trends Weekly Wrap Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:07:00 +0000 111001 at http://nrn.com Survey: McDonald's franchisees report dire outlook http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonalds-franchisees-report-dire-outlook <div class="field-deck"> Janney lowers same-store sales estimates after operators warn bad June, July results </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Janney lowers same-store sales estimates after operators warn bad June, July results</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonalds-franchisees-report-dire-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonalds-franchisees-report-dire-outlook#comments Finance Franchising Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Quick Service McDonald's Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:18:00 +0000 110961 at http://nrn.com