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Brexit Slowing UK Restaurant Growth?

Brexit Slowing UK Restaurant Growth?

Britain’s Brexit vote (withdrawing it from the European Union) has been followed by a decline in entrepreneurial activity in the UK restaurant market over the past six months coupled with a slower rate of expansion for established restaurant brands, according to researcher Horizons. Horizons’ biannual “Ones to Watch” research tracks the growth of new brands […]

Big Plans for Home of the Motherburger

Big Plans for Home of the Motherburger

Recently, B&B Franchise Group in Boca Raton, Fla., operator of the seven-unit Burger & Beer Joint chain announced that CEO Bill Herman and private equity firm Larsen MacColl Partners had acquired control. Plans are in place to open 15 locations over the four years, in the U.S. and internationally. BurgerBusiness.com spoke with Herman about the […]

16 Burger Concepts to Watch in 2016

16 Burger Concepts to Watch in 2016

For the sixth year, BurgerBusiness.com offers a list of expanding burger concepts to watch in the year ahead. By and large, these are small chains and that’s the idea: we’re well aware of such fast-growing, 20-plus-store chains as Smashburger, BurgerFi and Burger 21. These are concepts that may just be moving away from their original […]

Habit Burger Sees 2,000-Unit Future

Habit Burger Sees 2,000-Unit Future

“Who?” was a common response last July when Consumer Reports declared that The Habit Burger Grill has America’s best-tasting burgers, topping In-N-Out, Five Guys, Smashburger and others. Considering the Irvine-Calif.-based chain barely had 100 units, almost all of them in California, the confusion was understandable. But the announcement “did incredible things for our business,” President-CEO […]

Umami Burger Arrives in Chicago

Umami Burger Arrives in Chicago

Umami Burger opens its first Chicago location on September 18, the 24th unit in what is quietly becoming a chain to contend with nationally and not just on the West Coast. The media mantra now is that the burger segment is losing customers, especially Millennials, to options like Chipotle, but concepts such as Umami Burger—with […]

14 Burger Concepts to Watch in 2014

14 Burger Concepts to Watch in 2014

The burger category continually remakes itself. New concepts are created. One-offs morph into multi-unit endeavors. Small chains spread out and away from their home markets. New names become familiar brands. Below are 14 concepts that are on the move. These are concepts that might not be well known yet—just as BurgerFi, Burger 21, Big Smoke, […]

2014 Burger Trends Forecast: Freshness & Loyalty

2014 Burger Trends Forecast: Freshness & Loyalty

No, the “burger boom” still isn’t over. It remains vital and appealing to both consumers and entrepreneurs. Burgers are culinary survivors: They can adapt no matter where mainstream tastes flow. If Peruvian-Korean fusion cuisine or heirloom tomatoes are what strike diners’ fancies, burgers can handle them. Given the culinary and business currents we’re already seeing, […]

Burgers Star in BJ’s Restaurants’ Value Shift

Every restaurant chain is struggling to redefine value a consumers cut back on away-from-home dining. BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse’s definition includes introduction next month of a new line of BJ’s Brewhouse Burgers as part of a streamlined menu. The Huntington Beach, Calif.-based casual-dining chain announced a 2.2% decline in same-store sales for its Q3 ended […]

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