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Restaurant Franchisees: Is Your Brand Looking More to Yesterday than Tomorrow?

Restaurant customer migration continues to eat away at top line growth and bottom line profits for chain restaurants. Since 2009 the economic turmoil, malaise, or quagmire has been to blame if one were to listen to earnings conference calls conducted by many major chains.

Valentine’s Day Diners Dine-In While Dining-Out

This Valentine's Day grocerant stores around the world are offering consumers a choice to dine-in while dining-out.

So what is a Grocerant? Why are they stealing Restaurant Market Share?

Foodservice Solutions®  Grocerant Guru says this "Grocerant means any retail food item that is 

Chain Restaurant Status Quo is Broken

Traditional restaurant brand building practices are no longer effective; they aren't just broken, they simply no longer work.

Burger King's Overloaded Summer Menu Brings Magic

Consumers looking for ready-2-eat fresh prepared food found it at Burger King this summer.  When Flavia Faugeres Burger Kings Global Chief Marketing officer released the summer menu limited-time menu and said they had “something for everyone”, there was.

Convenience Stores Fresh Prepared Food Momentum Growing

The 2013 Convenience Store News Foodservice Study found that seventy five percent of chain operated convenience stores expect to see foodservice sales increase by the end of this year.

Starbucks' Stellar Same Store Sales

Do you monitor restaurant, grocery, or any retail food sales numbers?  If so you know that on July 25 2013, Starbucks delivered its numbers and that they reported double revenue and profit beating the street estimates.

Quick Service Restaurants Face Food Fight

Only Wall Street financial analysts could spin a prolonged daunting food sales market share fight as good news.

Pizza Chains Threatened by Non-Traditional Delivery

Restaurant customer migration has been well documented by Technomic, The NPD Group and Black Box Intelligence showing or predicting nominal or flat growth for the restaurant industry of late. Some sectors are more vulnerable than others to new non-traditional points of distribution. 

What Food Retail Will Be in 5 Years

Five years from now restaurant chain leaders will understand that packaging advances help create new points of non-traditional food distribution empowering consume