Loren McCollom

Loren joined Chain Store Guide July 2014 as a Market Research Editor. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in English for Technical Writing with a minor in Mathematics. Loren brings six years of restaurant industry experience to Chain Store Guide.

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Nov 12, 2015 The Restaurant Industry’s Secret Competition
Restaurant & Foodservice

It’s been one of those days where you’re driving around in a freak rainstorm with a growling stomach and a gas light that’s been on for miles. You struggle back and forth about whether or not to take your chances […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Nov 10, 2015 New Tech – Strip to a Chip
Retail & Food Technology

As the holiday shopping season comes full swing, U.S. consumers will have to retrain their brains from swiping their magnetic strips to dipping their new credit card chips. To combat credit card fraud, banks have been rolling out Europay, MasterCard, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Oct 29, 2015 Company Snapshot: Carrols Restaurant Group Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice

Address 968 James St. Syracuse, NY 13203-2596 Mailing Address PO Box 6969 Syracuse, NY 13217-6969 Telephone 315-424-0513 Website www.carrols.com Year Founded 1963 Total Current Locations 665 Trade Name Burger King Trading Areas IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, NC, NJ, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…


Nov 10, 2015 New Tech – Strip to a Chip
Retail & Food Technology
Oct 29, 2015 Company Snapshot: Carrols Restaurant Group Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice
Oct 22, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – October 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
Oct 15, 2015 Here’s a Tip: Don’t Give One
Restaurant & Foodservice
Oct 13, 2015 What’s Your Sephora Color IQ?
Retail & Food Technology
Sep 24, 2015 Company Snapshot: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice
Sep 17, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – September 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
Sep 10, 2015 The Results Are In: You Are Now a Joint-Employer
Restaurant & Foodservice
Sep 8, 2015 Snap. Find. Shop.
Retail & Food Technology
Aug 27, 2015 Company Snapshot: TopGolf International, Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice
Aug 20, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – August 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
Aug 13, 2015 Fight-or-Flight for $15
Restaurant & Foodservice
Aug 11, 2015 I Saw the Sign
Retail & Food Technology
Jul 30, 2015 Company Snapshot: Papa Murphy's International Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jul 23, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – July 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jul 16, 2015 The Sampler Effect
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jul 14, 2015 Oasis24Seven
Retail & Food Technology
Jun 25, 2015 Company Snapshot: Nathan's Famous Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jun 18, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – June 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jun 11, 2015 Not So Fast Jimmy John's!
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jun 9, 2015 SmartBar USA
Retail & Food Technology
May 28, 2015 Company Snapshot: Cosi Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice
May 21, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – May 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
May 14, 2015 Sysco-US Foods Merger in Jeopardy
Restaurant & Foodservice
May 12, 2015 Curbside Pickup Now At… Nordstrom?
Retail & Food Technology
Apr 30, 2015 Company Snapshot: Fogo de Chao Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice
Apr 23, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – April 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
Apr 16, 2015 Miami vs. Tampa: The “Original” Cuban Sandwich
Restaurant & Foodservice
Apr 14, 2015 New Technology Makes for Happier Meals
Retail & Food Technology
Mar 26, 2015 Company Snapshot: Zoe's Kitchen Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice
Mar 19, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – March 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
Mar 13, 2015 If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them
Restaurant & Foodservice
Mar 10, 2015 The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree
Retail & Food Technology
Feb 26, 2015 Company Snapshot: The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
Restaurant & Foodservice
Feb 19, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – February 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
Feb 12, 2015 If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them
Restaurant & Foodservice
Feb 10, 2015 I’m Just Going to Print Myself a Snack
Retail & Food Technology
Jan 29, 2015 Company Snapshot: Brinker International Inc.
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jan 22, 2015 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – January 2015
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jan 15, 2015 Ba-da-da-da-da…We’re Not Lovin’ It
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jan 13, 2015 Foodservice Technology
Retail & Food Technology
Dec 25, 2014 Company Snapshot: Gigi's Cupcakes
Restaurant & Foodservice
Dec 18, 2014 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – December 2014
Restaurant & Foodservice
Dec 11, 2014 For the Dogs
Restaurant & Foodservice
Dec 9, 2014 TGI Friday's Drone Encourages Mistletoe Kisses
Retail & Food Technology
Nov 26, 2014 Company Snapshot: Doc Popcorn
Restaurant & Foodservice
Nov 20, 2014 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – November 2014
Restaurant & Foodservice
Nov 12, 2014 Voting for the Love of Food
Restaurant & Foodservice
Nov 11, 2014 Get Your Beacon
Retail & Food Technology
Oct 30, 2014 Company Snapshot: The Egg & I
Restaurant & Foodservice
Oct 23, 2014 Industry Updates: Restaurant & Foodservice – October 2014
Restaurant & Foodservice
Oct 14, 2014 Make Way for Apple Pay
Retail & Food Technology
Sep 25, 2014 Company Snapshot: Freddy's
Restaurant & Foodservice
Aug 28, 2014 Company Snapshot: Which Wich
Restaurant & Foodservice
Aug 14, 2014 Red Lobster: A Sea of Changes
Restaurant & Foodservice
Jul 30, 2014 Company Snapshot: Chuy's
Restaurant & Foodservice