Subway's days of opening 1,000 locations a year appear to be over. The company suffered a security breach last summer and earlier this year announced that it would close 55 under-performing stores. As if the three traditional dayparts weren't enough of a concern for Jack in the Box, the chain debuted its "Brunchfast" menu late last year, with items like the Bacon & Egg Chicken Sandwich, the Brunch Burger, and the Southwest Scrambler Plate. Under section 520(f) of the act, FDA issued a final rule i… It was 1987 and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) had just published the first edition of what would become the best-selling voluntary standards of all time — the ISO 9000 family on quality management systems. Burger King has spent the last two years rolling out novelties (the Whopperito mash-up and the Mac n' Cheetos) and entirely new platforms (Grilled Dogs, which the company claimed were one of its biggest menu investments ever). 1 pizza chain is also the fast-food leader in all things digital. Having established a lucrative presence in the Las Vegas area, White Castle is set to open its first Arizona store this fall, and more Western units may not be far behind. Every year, the QSR Top 50 List offers validation to brands making their mark in this competitive $300 billion industry. The CKE brands made plenty of headlines because of former CEO Andy Puzder's failed bid to become President Trump's secretary of labor. Each brand travels its own road toward success, but big-picture patterns still emerge. Brand did work hard to capitalize on its status as the official pizza of the NFL. Quality System Information for Certain Premarket Application Reviews - Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff (PDF - 548KB) Design Controls. But the company recently signed its biggest development deal with Goalz Restaurant Group, which will develop 20 Church's Chicken restaurants per year in six states. In instances where the data is unavailable, QSR projects a number using the best … Now Jersey Mike’s has its sights trained on another mile marker: hitting 2,000 units by 2020. Sonic also became the first major chain to offer a perennial carnival snack—deep-fried Oreos—and experiment with Red Bull in its signature Slushes. See the details. Taco Bell's irreverence continues to win over younger consumers, as new items like the Naked Chicken Chalupa LTO (a taco with fried chicken as the shell) spark national conversation, and outreach materials like the brand's Snapchat account and chatbot ordering platforms engage with Gen Z and millennials where they spend most of their time. Brands announced a $130 million plan to fix the brand, an investment that will go toward improving equipment and operations, as well as enhancing the brand's digital strategy, which includes voice activation ordering and a new online pizza tracker. At the same time, Wingstop is popping up with new locations across the country—more than 200 last year—and rolling out delivery service across its kingdom. This is probably due to its predilection for corporate growth; more than 90 percent of locations are company-owned, and founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng are still running the show decades later. Trimming the fat could help Little Caesars take on the top three pizza players instead of hovering, like Papa John’s, between major and regional chains. The company continues to expand further from its Midwest roots, with more locations opening in the Southwest and Southeast. Those older Taco Bell fanatics shouldn't fear, though; the company continues to invest in its boozy Cantina concept, including a huge new Las Vegas flagship location. Instead, Panda Express modestly churns out stores (up 93 this year) and sales (a nearly $300 million lift) to yield impressive results and upward mobility. That changed when the brand rolled it out as an LTO last year. In addition to other overseas openings, Five Guys debuted a unit in Hong Kong last winter, followed by a store in Beijing this summer. Delivery remains its sweet spot, and the company is exploring new innovations in that realm, including with drones and specially designed delivery vehicles. Unlike most major chains, Chick-fil-A has never sought to reinvent the wheel, but it is consistently greasing that wheel. Restaurant Brands International Inc. advanced stock charts by MarketWatch. The brand did about $400 million more in sales than it had the previous year, while average unit volume bumped up to $2 million. Expansion could be more aggressive in the coming years, as the brand recently retained Morgan Stanley to explore potential investment options. Pizza Hut, the nation's No. In fact, one customer sat and talked commercial ice maker subscriptions with us! Meanwhile, rumors abound that the company could soon spin off sister brand Qdoba. As its limited-service peers hop on the third-party delivery bandwagon, Jimmy John’s is staying the course with its commitment to “freaky fast” delivery made by restaurant employees, not an outside provider. Organic produce and clean labels aren't just the property of regional chains and fast casuals anymore; Papa John's is actively committing to both (although the organic push is just a small pilot program). The QSR shall include, or refer to the location of, procedures and the documentation of activities required by this part that are not specific to a particular type of device(s), including, but not limited to, the records required by § 820.20. Roark Capital, the Atlanta-based equity group that has a stake in FOCUS Brands and Arby's, acquired a majority stake in Jimmy John's last fall. Sliding several spots on the QSR 50, Boston Market is a brand in transition. Chick-fil-A has officially graduated into the $10 billion sales club and, in doing so, leapfrogged two spots in the QSR 50. Sales dipped ever so slightly for the second year in a row at the leading bone-in chicken chain, while average unit volume enjoyed an incremental uptick. A full seven years after the brand's highly publicized do-over, the company cruises into the top 10 rankings, just on the heels of Pizza Hut as the country's largest pizza chain. Schultz remains active as chairman of the board and has turned his attention to developing the company's Reserve Roastery concept, which is brewing up premium java options (including barrel-aged coffee and mocktails) at more urban locations across the country. Oh, and did we mention Taco Bell opened its own hotel and resort in Palm Springs, California, this summer? The King faced something of a coup this past year, as it fell three spots on the QSR 50, making it one of only two brands on the list to lose so much ground. We are very pleased with QSR….your process and protocols work very well for us. It turned the mundane job-application process into a celebration with its Hiring Parties, wherein prospective applicants gathered for free food, games, and on-the-spot job interviews. It looks like the Freckled Lady is finding her footing again. Like sister FOCUS brand Moe’s, McAlister’s chugged along nicely last year with gains in both system-wide sales and AUV. Some brands (looking at you, Taco Bell and Chick-fil-A) climbed above formidable opponents, while others slid a few levels due to lackluster sales and any variety of setbacks. But another piece of Panda’s success is its seemingly universal appeal to American palates. While it’s near impossible to ignore such tensions, the brand is still busy doubling down on drive thru, which accounts for 70 percent of its business. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Despite a relatively muted year, KFC could be gearing up for a comeback; the first quarter of the new year marked its best growth in three years. While its first full year after E. coli and norovirus sickened hundreds of customers across the country saw Chipotle's sales drop significantly, there are signs that customers are finally returning to the Mexican fast casual; same-store sales were up 18 percent in the first quarter of this year. The brand is also leaning into promotions, like the Whopper Detour and BK Café coffee subscription, to boost revenues and entice customers to download the BK app. Find the latest Restaurant Brands International (QSR) stock quote, history, news and other vital information to help you with your stock trading and investing. Noodles’ sales dropped from $547.1 million in 2017 to $457.8 million in 2018, according to QSR, largely because of its decision to close 55 under-performing stores in early 2017. We’re proud to call 92 of those locations customers! Along with sister FOCUS brand Cinnabon, Auntie Anne's announced intentions to aggressively expand internationally, including in China. For the fourth consecutive year, the chicken chain posted lower sales than the previous year, all the while closing more stores. Not only did the special appeal to secret menu lovers, but it also featured an augmented reality tie-in to Snapchat. Brian Niccol hit the ground running when he took over the beleaguered fast casual in early 2018. For more on how In-N-Out continues to earn cult status among obsessed customers. Digital transactions bring in about $5 more per order, and thanks to what CEO Charlie Morrison describes as a “slick user interface,” such orders now comprise 27.6 percent of domestic sales. It ranked No. Let this fact sink in: Chick-fil-A, a quick-service concept with just over 2,000 locations that are closed on Sundays, enjoyed an average unit volume above $4 million last year. Beyond modest financial gains, McDonald’s has made industry headlines for its recent acquisition of personalization pioneer Dynamic Yield. It wasn’t a remarkable year for Pizza Hut in terms of profits or expansion, but the Yum! System-wide sales gained a bit, but average unit volume dipped for the second year in a row. The sandwich chain even issued a public announcement stating as much, as well as a new campaign that delves into its Sandwich Delivery Zones. Simply put, Domino's is crushing it. Rankings are based on percent change in units from 2015 to 2016. To help turn the ship around, Papa Murphy's is investing in mobile ordering and a delivery platform through services like Amazon and Grubhub. In June, it unveiled a new line of Worldwide Favorites, which featured hit items from Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, and Canada. Baskin-Robbins has the lowest AUV of any brand on the QSR 50, but that hasn't stopped the Dunkin' Brand from slowly growing on the backs of its ever-rotating list of ice cream and cake flavors. It’s been a good year for Marco’s. Nontraditional growth in the form of airport units helps, too. Under CEO Frances Allen, who completed the first year of her tenure in May, the company is working to boost its relevance in the age of fast casual. 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The Mexican-inspired chain is pivoting to appeal to a wider audience with healthy, “lifestyle” oriented eats while also targeting families. However, the 31-flavor purveyor could catch some synergy from its sister concept in the future; earlier this year, Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin’ teamed up to serve an affogato treat. The QSR 50 is a ranking of the top 50 quick-service and fast-casual restaurant companies by U.S. system-wide sales, using 2017 year-end financial data. We are the #1 place to turn for all the information you want regarding QSR industry insights. On the F&B side, it’s started testing new spicy menu items while introducing seasonal offerings like the Frosted Key Lime. Jack in the Box CEO Lenny Comma said earlier this year that the "overall valuation of the company is being impacted by having two different business models.". Don’t expect the obligatory “Welcome to Moe’s!” to disappear, but other hallmarks of the brand are shifting. The QSR 50 is a ranking of the top 50 quick-service and fast-casual restaurant companies by U.S. system-wide sales, using 2017 year-end financial data. The No. 3 employer of choice in Glassdoor’s annual ranking, beating out the likes of Google and Facebook. The company announced that a new prototype would debut in 2018 and will feature outdoor seating and a digital experience that will include mobile POS ordering and an interactive drive thru. Fresh off a name refresh and corporate move to San Diego—where parent company Jack in the Box is based—Qdoba is apparently on the chopping block. The QSR Top 50. In 2016, the company reported closing 359 locations as it struggled through its first year without founder Fred Deluca, who died of leukemia in 2015. It’s a brand makeover already being touted by Church’s first national ad in nearly a decade. Since then, the chain has busied itself with a number of initiatives across myriad platforms. The parent company is betting that its pooled resources, now spanning four chains—Arby’s, Sonic, Rusty Taco, and Buffalo Wild Wings—will make each brand appeal to would-be franchisees. category rank: qsr 50 rank: company: 2018 us systemwide sales millions: 2018 average sales per unit thousands: 2018 franchiselicense units: 2018 company units Read on to find out. The 2017 Infiniti QX50's standard and only engine is a 3.7-liter V-6 rated at 325 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque, paired exclusively to a seven-speed automatic transmission. Some 60 percent of the company's traditional locations have drive thru, and sales are 23 percent higher at those stores. 2016, 2017, & 2018 Best Franchise Deal by QSR Magazine; Top 50 Food Franchise 2018 Franchisee Satisfaction Award – Franchise Business Review It continued making forays into fashion, first with a Tipsy Elves collaboration around Recent offerings include a Spinach Artichoke BLT Crispy Chicken Sandwich and Strawberry Fields Salad, as well as the return last fall of its Oktoberfest-inspired Pretzel Haus Pub Burger to much fanfare. Yet Steak n Shake has steadily grown, and this year maintains its spot as the last chain into the billion-dollar-brand club. The brand shuttered more than 1,000 domestic stores last year, while revenues dropped by nearly half a billion dollars. If ever there were a brand that deserved its own reality TV show, it would be Steak ’n Shake. To increase its guests' visit frequency, Firehouse Subs—which crossed the 1,000-unit milestone in 2016 and expanded to Mexico for the first time—introduced a line of Small Subs that are 3.5–4 inches long and have a price point that starts at $3.99. Sliding several spots on the QSR 50, Boston Market is a brand in transition. As with sister concept Burger King, the shake-up in RBI’s C-suite will almost certainly bring new changes. The California-based brand was unable to find a private-equity buyer after flirting with a few suitors last winter. More recently, it teamed up with FedEx to test its SameDay Bot for delivery. This represented a 15 basis point decline compared to the second quarter of 2016. 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 80% Satisfied (4) Very Satisfied (5) 3.5X INFOGRAPHIC I N JANUARY 2017, WE SURVEYED 11,319 US consumers and asked them about their QSR dining habits including visit frequency, brand engagement, customer experience, and problem experience. It wasn’t the best year for Checkers and Rally’s, as the twin concepts posted sales and AUV lower than the previous year. As Schnatter’s stake in the company dwindles, brand leaders are superimposing Shaquille O’Neal as the new face of Papa John’s; the former NBA star and sports analyst now serves as a board member, investor, and brand ambassador. Nevertheless, it managed to break $1 billion across its roughly 600 locations. Last fall the chain dropped “Donuts” from its moniker to mark its new identity as a brand that goes far beyond one indulgent specialty. Over the past four years it has jumped from No. That same month, Niren Chaudhary left fellow JAB Holdings brand Krispy Kreme to become Panera’s new CEO. The company's growth has mostly revolved around a franchise push in the Southeast U.S. Get ready for White Castle 2.0. McDonald’s Golden Arches in Las Vegas aren’t the only thing that’s huge; so is the company’s lead over the rest of the industry. Leadership is betting that a number of new initiatives, including its mobile app that launched in November and the debut of its Beyond Tacos product offerings, will set the stage for future success. There's also the "Experience of the Future" prototype, which includes touch-screen kiosks and partial table service. What Five Guys lacks in flash it more than makes up for with a seemingly evergreen playbook for good business in the better-burger space. ... Domino's same-store sales increased a whopping 10 percent in 2017's first quarter. Try as it might, Church’s Chicken just can’t seem to get itself up to cluck. to tailor promotions and highlight menu items. Raising Cane’s may lag behind more established boneless chicken competitors, but it’s quickly gaining ground. In February, Wendy’s finally reached a settlement in a series of class-action lawsuits stemming from massive security breaches in 2015 and 2016. The brands' CEO, Rick Silva, said the deal was like "throwing gasoline on a fire" for the company's expansion plans. The latest brand positioning focuses on its Texan roots—much the same way Popeyes did during its turnaround. The Future 50 is a measure of the fastest-growing concepts with annual sales between $25 million and $50 million. Since then, Bojangles’ has ushered in a coterie of C-suiters, including former McDonald’s execs Jose Armario and Brian Unger as CEO and COO, respectively; Panera alum Kenneth Koziol; and Jackie Woodward from Krispy Kreme. Since the parent group split up Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., the two have strived to differentiate themselves through marketing, menu offerings, and expansion strategies. System-wide sales returned to their 2016 levels after having dipped by more than half a billion dollars the previous year. Around the same time the company announced it would invest $25 million (roughly the same amount it reportedly paid in the lawsuit settlements) to bolster its digital prowess through such means as improved mobile ordering and enhanced customer analytics. 39 on QSR's top 50 list and had $1.05 billion in sales in 2017 with 738 locations worldwide. Having celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2016, Five Guys has another milestone it can boast about in the better-burger wars: In this year's Harris Poll, it was voted customers' favorite burger chain—ahead of beloved California stalwart In-N-Out Burger. His appointment was just the latest in multiple C-suite additions, including a new chief people officer and chief restaurant operations officer. The company's new store prototype adds some modern flourishes, including a "Biscuit Theater" that showcases where the magic happens. Quality System Regulation Guidance Documents. The rankings showcase the most successful QSR brands in the industry. Digital continues to be the brand’s Achilles heel, but it has bested the competition with its Pizza Portal, which keeps customers’ orders hot in an on-site vending machine until they come to retrieve it with a QR code. Tim Hortons enjoyed 5.2 percent global system-wide sales growth in 2016, but trouble could be brewing; a group of franchisees filed a $500 million lawsuit against parent Restaurant Brands International, alleging breach of contract and mismanagement of money. KFC continued its Colonel antics, even going so far as to give one family scholarship funds for naming their child Harland. It stepped into that role in February 2018, but it was too late in the proverbial game to make a splash. QSRweb provides quick service restaurant/fast food B2B news, articles, and research. But growth could be around the corner. Just three years after the regional biscuit chain made its stock-market debut, two private-equity firms jointly purchased it for $593.7 million, returning the brand to private status. The once-regional player has ballooned to nearly 900 domestic units and aims to supplant Papa Murphy’s as the fourth-largest pizza chain in the U.S. On the menu side, Arby’s has stayed steadfast to its meat obsession. The family-owned chain has carved out a specialty niche for itself with a robust catering operation that continues to differentiate it from similar concepts. But Baskin-Robbins’ overall sales did receive a bit of a boost, even as the brand reduced its unit count along the way. Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the chain spent the last year opening locations in Kentucky, Arkansas, Ohio, Iowa, Texas, Colorado, and even Alaska—a state neither Chick-fil-A nor Zaxby’s has yet reached. Thirty-five-year-old In-N-Out owner and president Lynsi Snyder became one of the youngest billionaires in the U.S. earlier this year when she received the remaining half of the company's shares, all of which has been valued around $1.3 billion. Revenues weren’t the only thing making a triumphant return at the brand; this summer brought with it a few other throwbacks, including its Berry Burst Chicken Salad and 50-Cent Frosty deal. The take-and-bake specialists are in the midst of a rough patch, which includes a same-store sales decline of 5 percent in 2017's first quarter and the closing of several locations. The system pushes the bounds of delivery freshness through robotics; pre-assembled pizza orders are cooked and sliced within the bed of a Toyota Tundra pickup. Parent company RBI aims to become one of the largest restaurant groups in the world, and Popeyes may be the best growth vehicle for that goal. Back-of-house procedures and equipment are undergoing a makeover for a more streamlined operation, while also paving the way for a new e-commerce site, mobile, and packaging, which are expected later this year. Founder and former CEO John Schnatter’s controversial comments and actions finally caught up with Papa John’s bottom line in 2018, just as things were starting to quiet down in the media. The campaign recognized the brand's heritage with a nod to L.A.'s vibrant Latino culture. The ongoing incidents overshadowed its “Men in Black International” campaign featuring a Blackened Blue Zalad, Cosmic Chocolate Cookie, and Mello Yello Unidentified Fizzy Object. In January, a shake-up at parent company Restaurant Brands International (RBI) led CEO and CFO Daniel Schwartz to transition to co-chairman of the company’s board of directors, as Burger King veteran Jose Cil took the chief executive reins. The dual chains have plans to target the Midwest for future growth and are also at work rolling out what the company calls the “most comprehensive and franchise-friendly” delivery system. So what are the 50 most successful limited-service companies, and what are their secrets to success? QSR has been very efficient and effective for us over the years. Some of the artwork featured augmented reality, allowing guests to interact with the art through the brand's mobile app. An even stronger move? The five times weekly e-newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on the latest industry news and additions to this website. 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The burger chain … Although the regional favorite only added a handful of stores, it saw a nice uptick in both system-wide sales and average unit volume. 17 in QSR Magazine’s Top 50 fast food restaurants of 2017. Between December and June, there were three separate reports of employees with the virus working at stores in Kentucky, Florida, and South Carolina. Starboard Value LP injected $200 million into the floundering brand while installing its own executive, Jeff Smith, as CEO. We consider them to have been an important part of our success in implementing ISO 9001:2008 and, in particular, transitioning to ISO 9001:2015. These seemingly playful offerings belie a relentless shift within the brand. Not only is it pushing menu innovation in the form of new flavors and Impossible Sliders, but it’s also pushing brand borders. The company is even partnering with grab-and-go specialist Snap Kitchen in several Texas locations. 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