Restaurant chains are facing new conflicting demands from consumers, says research

According to a nine-country survey and more than 60 executive interviews.

Global Fast Food Market will be worth US$617.6 billion by 2019, research says

Transparency Market Research’s new market study on the global fast foods market delves into the trends and opportunities of the industry for the 2013-2019 period.

Japan bucks global QSR uptrend with flat traffic growth in Q1

Only its dominant retail foodservice segment saw improvement.

Weekly News Wrap; $1.7b equity deal collapses; Starbucks' premium status threatened; Pizza Hut ditches preservatives

Here is a summary of the most interesting QSR news stories of the week from around the world.