posts tagged as Chain restaurants


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | June 13, 2019

The Counter: Restaurant Industry Scorecard for Q1 2019

Restaurants fared well through the 1st quarter of 2019, posting a 1.5% gain in same-store sales for the industry overall. But, as pressure on profit margins and fierce competition continue to weigh on the industry, some restaurants are... read more


By David Berliner | November 19, 2018

Retail Bankruptcies Reshape Dining Experiences in Malls

Shifting consumer preferences mean that many retailers are leaving malls behind – but restaurants continue to play a substantial role in modernized retail concepts. read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | June 27, 2018

The Counter: Restaurant Industry Scorecard for Q1 2018

All restaurant segments, save for upscale casual, reported sales growth in Q1. read more


By Carrie Shagat | March 14, 2017

Mapping A Route Through Industry Saturation

At times, learning how to manage in an oversaturated market can feel like trying to drive on a crowded highway during rush hour. In the moment, road blocks and traffic may slow you downbut what matters most is that you ultimately reach... read more


By Jeff Tubaugh | July 19, 2016

Minimize Tax Reporting Errors by Avoiding These Common Myths

There are many misconceptions that lead to tax reporting errors in the restaurant business. We often receive questions or overhear comments from restaurant owners, operators and CFOs about practices that seem normal, but often lead to... read more


By Lisa Haffer | May 20, 2016

Webinar recap: 2016 Restaurant Remodel Analysis

Last week, BDO professionals participated in Hedgeye’s speaker series webinar on restaurant remodel management, Wall Street Meets Main Street, featuring several industry leaders including Phil Mangieri and Wally Butkus of Restaurant... read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | April 01, 2016

How Does Your Restaurant Compare? FY 2015 Benchmarking Update

Each quarter, we take a look at publicly traded restaurant... read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | March 01, 2016

Revenue Recognition Changes (ASC 606) Coming for Restaurant Franchisors

In a typical contract between a restaurant franchisor and franchisee, the franchisor grants the franchisee the right to operate a restaurant using the brand name, concept, logo, food and operating system. The franchisor also typically... read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | November 30, 2015

How Is Your Restaurant Faring Against the Competition? Q3 Benchmarking Update

Each quarter, we analyze the operating results of publicly-traded restaurant companies to compile timely benchmarking information to help you gauge how your restaurant stacks up. What were our top-line findings this quarter? read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | August 31, 2015

How Does Your Restaurant Stack Up to Your Competition? Q2 Benchmarking Update

Each quarter, we compile the operating results of publicly traded restaurant companies to provide timely benchmarking information. Curious about how restaurants fared in the second quarter of 2015... read more