Chain News & Profiles

Chain News & Profiles includes news on chain restaurants, operations, profiles, trend pieces and new concepts.

5 & Diner Ready to Rock-N-Roll

The owners of this '50s style chain hope potential franchisees flip for a smaller, more affordable prototype.

Chain Operating Report for April 25

This week's chain news includes a new prototype for McAlister's, operating results for Chipotle and Yum!, and expansion news for Dunkin' Donunts and Krispy Kreme.

Chain Operating Report for April 11

This week's report includes a pair of bagel franchisees getting into the delivery game, international expansion, financial results and more.

UFPC Buys Parts of PrimeSource

Dallas-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership is wrapping up operations.

The Meatball Shop

Efficient equipment, production speed and a streamlined menu are key elements in this budding meatball concept.