Category Archives: Quick-Service

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NPD: Restaurant Traffic Won’t Improve In 2017

Jonathan Maze | Jan 03, 2017 | A restaurant industry that struggled with weak sales and traffic in 2016 shouldn’t expect much improvement in 2017, according to The NPD Group. Chicago-based NPD expects restaurant industry traffic to remain stalled in 2017, the market research firm said Tuesday. Traffic will also continue its long-term shift

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Restaurant Industry Bubble

There’s A Massive Restaurant Industry Bubble, And It’s About To Burst

By: Kevin Alexander | December 30, 2016 | AS SOON AS HE WALKED THROUGH THE DOOR, Matt Semmelhack knew it was over. He’d been away from his San Francisco restaurant AQ for less than a week, but when he got back, it just felt different. It went beyond the usual concerns of the modern restaurateur.

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‘Super Size Me’ Filmmaker To Open Quick-Service Restaurant

By: Julie Jargon and Annie Gasparro | November 9, 2016 | In the 2004 film “Super Size Me,” director Morgan Spurlock ate nothing but McDonald’s food for 30 days to demonstrate the negative effect on his health. Now the Academy Award nominee hopes to show the quick-service segment how to do better. This month,

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