Chick-fil-A Drops First Merch Collection, Including I Heart Wa...
Dining - Fashion

Customers can now get their hands on the Chick-fil-A’s first-ever merchandise collection, Chick-fil-A Originals. The new limited collection, available at, features a variety of...

QSR Magazine
November 30, 2022

This Is the Best Fast-Food Chain of 2021, According to Custome...

Americans tend to have very strong opinions about their favorite fast-food chains. Which has the best fries, the best milkshake, or the best spicy chicken sandwich? The answer, of course, depends on w...

Best Life
January 6, 2022

What’s Driving the Merch Opportunity at Restaurants?
Dining - Fashion

P.F. Chang’s last week became the latest retailer to open an online retail store. Cracker Barrel, Waffle House, In-N-Out Burger, Margaritaville and Planet Hollywood are among food establishments tha...

December 17, 2021

5 Ways QSRs Are Embracing Technology
Dining - Electronics - Online - Tech

With no end in sight to the ongoing labor shortage, many fast food chains are turning to technology to help fill staffing gaps. About half of U.S. operators expect to deploy automation technology in t...

November 4, 2021

Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy Stepping Aside in November

Chick-fil-A CEO Dan T. Cathy will step down on November 1, ending an eight-year run that saw the chicken chain grow into a more than 2,600-unit empire. Andrew T. Cathy, Dan Cathy's son, will take over...

QSR Magazine
September 17, 2021

Chick-fil-A to Launch Delivery Kitchen with ‘Hundreds of...

In May, Chick-fil-A first hinted at plans to launch a delivery-kitchen concept called, Little Blue Menu, which takes its branding from the blue menus of Hapeville Dwarf House, the original Chick-fil-A...

QSR Magazine
September 17, 2021

Chicken Sandwich Wars Pay Off For KFC and McDonald’s

Better late than never. KFC’s and McDonald’s belated entries into the chicken sandwich wars look to be paying off for the two fast-food chains. Yum Brands executives told analysts on Wednesday t...

April 30, 2021

Smashburger Enters Chicken Sandwich Wars with Spicy New Entran...

Smashburger is jumping into the white hot chicken sandwich craze. The national burger chain on Monday announced its newest menu creation: the Scorchin’ Hot Crispy Chicken Sandwich. The spicy sandw...

Yahoo! Finance
April 22, 2021

These 3 Big Restaurants use Cool Technology to Serve Fast-Food...
Dining - Tech

Without question, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the fast-food industry. Dining rooms at many of the biggest fast-food chains either remain closed or are operating at less than full capacity due t...

Yahoo! Finance
April 15, 2021

Chick-fil-A Remains No. 1 Restaurant For Teens; Starbucks ...

Chick-fil-A remains the most popular restaurant choice for teens, according to the latest “Taking Stock with Teens” spending survey from financial services company Piper Sandler. The firm release...

Restaurant Business
April 8, 2021

What’s the Most Popular Fast Food in Your State?

Fast food restaurants are as busy as ever during the pandemic thanks to conveniences like drive-thrus and relatively inexpensive prices. But which ones are the most popular? TOP Data has compiled info...
March 4, 2021

Licensing Program Drives Retail Sales Growth at Lancaster
CPG - Dining

The success of its licensing program continued to drive retail sales growth at Lancaster Colony Corp. in the second quarter, with Olive Garden dressings, Chick-fil-A sauces and Buffalo Wild Wing sauce...

Food Business News
February 5, 2021

What’s new in fast food: Chicken sandwiches and cauliflo...

If you felt like a new fried chicken sandwich debuted every day in January, you're not far off. Some chains tried their best to slim down, while others did the exact opposite. The flurry of chicken sa...

February 1, 2021

20-in-20 Marketing Partnerships: Fandango
Partnership Blogs - Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Last Call celebrated the holidays with the 20in20 countdown of the marketing partnerships showcasing the year's biggest promotional properties! But with so many terrific partnership programs, we j...

Earl Schultz
January 13, 2021

KFC to enter chicken sandwich wars with new premium version

KFC is starting off 2021 by entering the chicken sandwich wars. The latest menu addition from the Yum Brands chain will replace the Crispy Colonel sandwich in an effort to gain an edge over its riv...

January 8, 2021

McDonald’s is officially entering the chicken wars with thes...

A new power has decided to join in on the fast food chicken sandwich wars, perhaps throwing the current hierarchy of chicken sandwiches into a tumbling chaos. On Monday, McDonald’s announced the ad...

January 5, 2021

An explanation for Chick fil A’s pandemic era success

As fast-food operations go, it's hard to beat Chick-fil-A. McDonald's and Starbucks might have Chick-fil-A beat in terms of sheer size – they earn more in total sales and have more than 13,000 locat...

January 4, 2021

The year in fried chicken sandwiches
Branding - Dining

Fried chicken sandwiches have been a menu success story of the pandemic. In 2020, literally dozens of restaurant chains launched new or improved versions of this American comfort food. Initially spurr...

Nation's Restaurant News
December 20, 2020

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