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Blog 2020-11-12T16:11:47+00:00

SWEETGREEN GRABS $200M IN LATEST FUNDING ROUND

Fast-casual salad chain Sweetgreen secured $200 million in financing, bringing its total valuation to $1 billion, the company announced Tuesday. Fidelity Investments led the funding round, a move that was first predicted by CNBC last month. Los Angeles-based Sweetgreen currently has 90 units. It will use [...]

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CHICK-FIL-A TO EXPAND DELIVERY NATIONWIDE

Chick-fil-A now delivers and is giving away free chicken sandwiches to prove it.The Atlanta-based chicken chain said Tuesday that it now has delivery available through DoorDash at 1,100 locations nationwide. In the process, the fast-food chain and the delivery provider are giving [...]

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KFC PUSHING NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR ITS WORKERS

A lot of the focus in the restaurant business right now is on consumer-facing technology, and for good reason. Consumers like using their phones and other devices, and it only makes sense they’d want to use them in connection with restaurants. But [...]

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SUBWAY EXPANDS DELIVERY TO 9,000 RESTAURANTS

Subway on Friday said that it now has delivery at nearly 9,000 restaurants through a group of partnerships with different delivery providers as it rapidly expands its service throughout the U.S.The Milford, Conn.-based sandwich giant has deals with Uber Eats, Grubhub, DoorDash [...]

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Pei Wei pokes at segment leader Panda Express

Fast-casual brand touts customizability with vegetable noodles, cauliflower rice tests Ron Ruggless | Oct 23, 2018 Pei Wei Asian Kitchen is working on ways to expand its fresh, clean-label positioning against Asian segment Goliath Panda Express, including some new additions to its customizable menu [...]

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