It comes as a surprise to no one that the pandemic took a heavy toll on the number of restaurants in operation during the past few years. 

From navigating supply chain challenges to finding people to staff each new location, adding units has never been trickier for restaurant chains. Yet some chains continue to march onward.

Drive-thru salad chain Salad and Go will open its 50th location in the company's home state of Arizona.

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk in the last month, including a bunch of international development deals and more.

French-Asian bakery cafe chain Tous les Jours has three new locations in three new markets.

Focus Brands has captured the market on co-branded mall restaurants with its almost ubiquitous pairing of Auntie Anne’s and Cinnabon.

When choosing materials, the goal of the exterior should be kept in mind.