Insights & Case Studies

Restaurant Open/Close Highlights – October 2021

2028 restaurants permanently closed in US in October, up a third from last month. New restaurant openings dropped from 1144 in September to 1057. Quiznos was hit especially […]

Read more November 2, 2021

Restaurant Open/Close Highlights – September 2021

1511 restaurants permanently closed in US in September, the lowest number of closings in 2021. In September, 1144 new restaurants were opened. Looking at the past quarter, Subway […]

Read more October 5, 2021

Restaurant Open/Close Highlights – August 2021

Similar to July, just over 1900 restaurants permanently closed across North America.  However the number of newly opened restaurants decreased from 1592 in July to 1358 in August. […]

Read more September 2, 2021

Restaurant Open/Close Highlights – July 2021

Over 1900 restaurants permanently closed in July across Canada & US, a 10% improvement over June. In July there were over 1500 new restaurant openings, creating a net […]

Read more August 4, 2021

Restaurant Open/Close Highlights – June 2021

Over 2100 restaurants permanently closed in June across Canada & US, 16% more than May. New restaurant openings  almost doubled in Canada (118 vs 62) and almost tripled […]

Read more July 6, 2021

How Cafe Culture is Shifting in the Wake of COVID-19

As with many foodservice industries, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on how people are consuming coffee, which may have lasting effects. At this year’s RC […]

Read more June 4, 2021

Restaurant Open/Close Highlights

1,634 restaurants permanently closed in the US in May, and 221 closed in Canada. 704 restaurants newly opened. This includes 46 Pizza Hut, 34 Subway, and 25 McDonald […]

Read more June 3, 2021

RC Show 2021 Coffee Culture

Recently, our very own co-founder Kyle Brown was part of an exciting discussion on the Coffee Industry and the pandemic at the 2021 RC Show ONLINE LIVE. Kyle […]

Read more June 2, 2021
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