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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 07/14/15

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 07/14/15

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Southfield, MI-based ZOUP! FRESH SOUP COMPANY (founded 1998) has increased by 30 units, from 55 to 85 (55% growth) and entered into DE, […]

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Unhappy Meal Options: Consumers Losing Taste For Fast Food

Unhappy Meal Options: Consumers Losing Taste For Fast Food

A new study conducted by New York-based brand and customer loyalty and engagement consultancy, Brand Keys has shown that demographics and associated core values of generational cohorts explain critical factors initiating failure of fast food brands to increase same-store sales and profits and driving the success (and concomitant increase in […]

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Encore Restaurants Purchases 8 Existing Five Guys Restaurants, Plans to Develop 45 More

Encore Restaurants, LLC, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Encore Enterprises, Inc., has announced the purchase of eight existing Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants across central California including Elk Grove, Fresno, Lodi, Natomas, Roseville, Stockton, Tracy, and West Sacramento. The award-winning, fast casual restaurants specialize in hamburgers, hot dogs and French […]

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Restaurant News Bites: Five Guys, Giada, Wendy’s Girl, Gramercy Tavern and more

15 things you didn’t know about Five Guys Burgers and Fries The delicious scourge of anyone with a peanut allergy, Five Guys Burgers and Fries hit the scene in 1986 as a Virginia-based family business and soon exploded into a serious national chain with more than 1000 locations. As Five […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 04/08/14

Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Lorton, VA-based FIVE GUYS BURGERS & FRIES (founded 1986) has increased by 63 units, from 1149 to 1212 (5% growth) and entered into SD.  This fast casual burger concept is open […]

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Pie Five Pizza Adds Baltimore to its Menu

Five Guys franchisee to bring 12 locations of nation’s leading fast-casual pizza brand to Charm City For the second time this month, a successful Five Guys franchisee has joined forces with the leader of the rapidly growing fast-casual pizza space. Pie Five Pizza Co., a subsidiary of Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. […]

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Say Cheese, Richmond: Pie Five Pizza Is Coming!

Successful Five Guys franchisees will open up to eight locations of nation’s leading fast-casual pizza brand Now they’ve identified Pie Five Pizza as “the next big thing.” Pie Five Pizza Co., a subsidiary of Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZI), announced today that it has awarded up to eight franchise units […]

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Supersizing Gourmet Burger Chains

They will gladly pay you, sometimes with some equity, for expansion capital to make even more hamburgers today. As Americans go gonzo for the gourmet burger, small upscale chains are beefing up production thanks to private equity and lenders. Increasingly, it seems the lunchtime dining crowd wants an actual hamburger, […]

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Five Guys: Obamacare will boost burger prices

The fight over Obamacare, so far held at the 30,000-foot level, is about to hit home. The latest impact hot off the grill: prices of burgers and hot dogs at Five Guys, the national chain that started in Washington, are going to rise to cover the president’s mandated insurance coverage. […]

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Great Food & Service Drive Loyalty to Fast-Casual Restaurants; Pei Wei, Culvers, Panera Score Best

In a recent survey of restaurant customers in the United States, when it comes to identifying what drives loyalty for restaurants, the most commonly-cited factors in determining which fast-casual restaurant is visited most often are best-tasting food (51%), good service (46%), cleanliness (45%), and highest-quality food  (43%).  The survey, conducted […]

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New Mississippi Restaurant Company Launches

Mississippi-based Eat Here Brands, LLC may not have a familiar name. But, chances are, you know of them by reputation and, most importantly, taste. So says Ned Lidvall, President and CEO of the new chain restaurant development company that’s planning to expand Five Guys Burger and Fries, Babalu Tacos & […]

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Buster Corley Named To Eat Here Brands Board of Managers

Buster Corley, the co-founder of one of America’s leading restaurant and entertainment concepts, Dave & Buster’s, will be lending his expertise to Eat Here Brands, a new chain restaurant development company that will be expanding the Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Five Guys Burger and Fries, Table 100, and Interim Restaurant […]

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Zagat Announces 2012 Fast-Food Survey Results

Zagat has announced the results of its annual Fast-Food Survey of 274 national restaurant chains. More than 10,500 diners voted on everything from Salads and Sandwiches to Pasta and Pizza. These avid consumers – who report eating at a chain restaurant 9.4 times a month – separately rated the chains […]

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Five Guys Burgers: America’s Fastest Growing Restaurant Chain

Jerry Murrell says it’s time for lunch, and he knows exactly the place to go. The 68-year-old founder and chief executive of the brightest star in the restaurant industry jumps into his blue Ford pickup parked at the company’s headquarters, a redbrick building in an unremarkable office park hard by […]

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