Dunkin’ Donuts Unveils Drive-Thru Mobile Order Pickup Lane

Dunkin’ Donuts unveiled a new 2,200-square-foot concept store in Quincy, Mass. The unit features a new double drive-thru with a dedicated mobile order pickup lane for loyalty card holders who order ahead via the chain’s app.

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HMSHost Lands 12-Year Restaurant Contract at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Upgraded restaurant dining is a hot trend at airports across the country, and HMSHost, in partnership with KIND Hospitality, Inc. and Emerging Domestic Market Ventures, LLC, was awarded a 12-year contract valued at $264 million to bring new food and beverage locations to Terminal 3 in Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport.

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One Problem | Three Solutions: How Can I Tell One Cohesive Brand Story?

There are a few key ways operators can pull together their product, service and environment.

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Edo Japan’s Fresh Take  

Alberta, Canada-based quick-service concept Edo Japan’s latest brand evolution, Fresh Take, debuted in Edmonton this winter and has rolled out to four new locations, the latest in Calgary.

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Mobile Technology Top of Mind for Restaurants

Mobile technology is top of mind for many restaurant franchise owners and franchisors, according to the results of a survey conducted by TD Bank at the 2017 Restaurant Finance and Development Conference in Las Vegas.

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Kiosk-Only Fast-Casual Chain Takes Off in Denver

It’s a sign of the future: Birdcall is a new restaurant chain in Denver that doesn't have traditional front of house staff. Instead, this fast-casual scratch-cooking chicken-focused concept uses kiosks for ordering.

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