The world’s fastest-growing restaurant company is a ghost kitchen
Reef Kitchens expects to expand by a factor of 10 this year, using a unique real estate strategy to its advantage.
A nationwide alcohol shortage is causing headaches for bars and restaurants
Unlike some of the other supply chain issues during the pandemic, low supplies of liquor, beer and wine could have serious impacts on an operator’s bottom line as dine-in service resurges.
Independent restaurants remain in crisis mode
There’s little to no post-pandemic recovery for small operators, with the delta variant creating continued anxiety and uncertainty. And winter is coming.
Restaurant mobile apps become precision instruments
The latest redesigns are more purposeful, with a focus on loyalty programs and a better user experience.
Even after thousands of closures, Subway still has too many locations
Numbers the company provided last week demonstrate that it is still far off from reconciling the number of locations with demand for its sandwiches, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
Why chains should hit the pause button on aggressive growth
Executives should consider more caution about development given soaring costs, future uncertainty and more traditional growth dangers, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
Audit finds restaurant tech being widely used to cheat on taxes
FBI ranks restaurants as 8th most common setting for violent crime
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