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24
Apr
2018
Restaurantdata’s Top 300 restaurant concepts.

Brand new publication: Restaurantdata’s top 300 restaurant concepts.  Click here and see the table.  

10
Apr
2018
Restaurantdata’s 2017 Top 300 Burger Segment Report

DOWNLOAD>> TOP300_BURGERS_PDF In 2017, Restaurantdata.com (RD) created our first Top 250 list of major US concepts.  Of the entire Top 250, the top 50 account for over $200 Billion in annual volume. In the Top 50, there are 9 burger … Continue reading Restaurantdata’s 2017 Top 300 Burger Segment Report

06
Mar
2018
Restaurantdata.com release 2.0- take the challenge.

Restaurantdata has had a mammoth, groundbreaking addition and modification of it’s master directory, the Restaurant Unit Locator. Now 99% + of all locations in the U.S. are in the directory and available for download. Every restaurant in the universe is … Continue reading Restaurantdata.com release 2.0- take the challenge.

01
Nov
2017
25 of the Top 100 U.S. based restaurant companies

Restaurantdata’s inaugural> By U.S. location count, the Top 25 U.S. based restaurant concept companies. Want to see the next 75 Free? The top 100 is FREE by request for qualified companies. Contact us and we’ll send you the Top 100 … Continue reading 25 of the Top 100 U.S. based restaurant companies

05
Oct
2017
5 divisional growth categories of the Top 250 chains from 2012 to 2017

We’ve broken summary counts into 5 categories from the 1st 50, to the 5th 50. Notice the variations as chains grow in size. Please notify us for the list of chains, actual counts and percentages. Scope and availability covers 820 … Continue reading 5 divisional growth categories of the Top 250 chains from 2012 to 2017

14
Sep
2017
Domino’s Employed a Steady Domestic Growth Strategy from 2011 to 2016

We track more than 850 chain concept companies including Domino’s Pizza. The Domino’s chain for opening and closing activity in the US. Domino’s had a net location growth of 464 units during the 5 year period. Net openings grew steadily … Continue reading Domino’s Employed a Steady Domestic Growth Strategy from 2011 to 2016

22
Aug
2017
Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar. The untold story of the current fastest-grower.

During our periodic work in evaluating more than 1200 mini and micro chains we have found (perhaps) the most recent fastest-grower.  Doubling in unit count. Walk-on’s Bistreaux & Bar has expanded into 4 additional states- MS, FL, AL, TN  and … Continue reading Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar. The untold story of the current fastest-grower.

27
Jul
2017
Is McDonald’s solidly Fast Casual?

We think it may be time to give them the moniker, they deserve it! From our understanding including many store visits throughout the land, we’ve noticed a major spruce up of their decor- and now they have successfully tackled the … Continue reading Is McDonald’s solidly Fast Casual?

17
Jul
2017
Are strong minded independent, multi-concept operators taking over?

The short answer:  NO. The staff here reads a steady diet of google news and specifically the “restaurant news” section on the web. We also  watch shows like CNBC that provide the financial angle of things. An outfit called business … Continue reading Are strong minded independent, multi-concept operators taking over?

16
May
2017
Commentary- The restaurant industry is doing just fine, thank you.

If you’ve read the multiple and now almost daily articles you would think the restaurant industry is falling to pieces. It’s far from the case.  Certainly some full service chains that have been stalwarts over the decades have closed some … Continue reading Commentary- The restaurant industry is doing just fine, thank you.

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