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Drive-Thru Digest

July 20, 2022

Matt Cook, Editor

A few good summaries this week on the advancements and importance of drive-thrus.  Quick reads, so take a few minutes to consider how evolving technologies and methodologies might help your operations!

And now, the news…

Drive-Thru Digest – Issue #28

70% of Drive-Thru Customers Want More Automation as Wait Times Increase

Over the past two years, dine-in closures forced customers to switch to takeout, delivery, and drive-thru ordering.

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13 Restaurant Designs Disrupting the Fast-Food Industry

The NRA 2022 State of the Industry report offers several notable trends in restaurant off premise.

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Tech Tracker: High-tech restaurant prototypes

Going deep into the new world of off-premises restaurants.

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Chick-fil-A Drive-Thru Doesn’t Have a Drive Up Window

Chick-fil-A in Westbrook is a different kind of fast food company and the first of its kind in Maine.

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Planned Starbucks with 2-lane drive-thru draws opposition

Residents say they can live with the drive-thru but not a two-lane residential street driveway.

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Mustang Country BBQ in Andrews provides a unique drive-thru experience for its customers

The BBQ spot in Andrews has a massive drive-thru, which allows big semi-trucks the opportunity to stay in their vehicles.

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It’s the future! Western Cape gets drive-thru license renewal center

Need to get your driver’s license renewed in a hurry? 

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Auntie Anne’s proved it was more than just a mall brand

The Focus Brands company expanded its digital presence and launched its first dual-branded drive-thru in 2021.

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Arby’s franchisee opens double drive-thru unit

This unit marks the chain’s first new ground-up restaurant in the region in nearly 40 years.

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