The Daypart Dance

In a battle for market share, many quick serves are looking to deepen inroads into the traditional dayparts with a host of strategic efforts.

Aaron Lyons bucked conventional wisdom.

Whereas many upstart fast-casual players target customers within one or two core dayparts, Lyons launched Houston-based Dish Society...

Duke Energy Shuts Down Wabash River Generating Station

Coal plant.

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Coal plant.

Duke Energy’s coal-fired power plant in Terre Haute is officially shut down. The company’s air quality permit at the Wabash River Generating Station expired today.

It’s the only plant the national power company...

Pancheros Supports 250-Mile Run for Leukemia

Pancheros Mexican Grill, a fast-casual Mexican chain known for its better-built burritos, announced its partnership with Ryan Wade’s One Step At a Time initiative. In an effort to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (L.L.S.), Wade will run a total of 250 miles through the...

Taco John’s Works to Enhance Customer Experience

Taco John’s doesn’t care if a guest visits one of its restaurants in Longmont, Colorado, or Long Island, New York. The Mexican quick-serve chain wants the food, setting and service to be consistently excellent. To reach that goal, Taco John’s has signed a three-year deal...