Chain News & Profiles

Chain News & Profiles includes news on chain restaurants, operations, profiles, trend pieces and new concepts.

Starbucks Enters Panama Market

Starbucks Coffee Company opened its first store in Panama, making it Starbucks’ 15th market in Latin America and 67th worldwide.

Chain Profile: Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria

The chain's leaders believe their passion for pizza and commitment to high-quality ingredients will make this fast-casual pizza concept rise above its competitors.

Native Grill and Wings Takes Flight in New Lands

After updating its menu, its look and even its name, this 35-year-old concept is finally expanding out of its home state of Arizona.

Papa John's Promotes Ritchie

Former customer service associate to assume dual role of president and chief operating officer for the pizza chain.