Nation's Restaurant News

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Nation's Restaurant News
Cover of the May 13, 2013, issue
Founded1967; 57 years ago (1967)
CompanyInforma plc
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City

Nation's Restaurant News (NRN) is an American trade publication, founded in 1967.[1][2] NRN covers the foodservice industry, including restaurants, restaurant chains, operations, marketing, and events. It is owned by Penton Media (acquired by Informa on November 2, 2016), who purchased it from founding company Lebhar-Friedman in December 2010.[3] Nation's Restaurant News's sister publications are Restaurant Hospitality, Food Management, Supermarket News, and MUFSO (Multi-Unit Food Service Operators).

Nation's Restaurant News is published bi-weekly, with an online portal that launched in 1996.[4]

Nation's Restaurant News reports a monthly print readership of more than 66,000 subscribers, while its website attracts an average of 660,000 users per month. The publication also maintains a substantial readership of over 90,000 subscribers for its flagship E-Newsletter.[5]



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  2. ^ "International Directory of Company Histories". Vol. 55. St. James Press. 2003. {{cite magazine}}: Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
  3. ^ "Penton Completes Acquisition of Nation's Restaurant News". PR Newswire. 2010-12-13. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  4. ^ "Nation's Restaurant News Launches NRN Online: Internet Version of Foodservice Industry's Premier News Publication". NRN Press Release. Business Wire. 1996-08-06. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  5. ^ "Advertise with Nation's Restaurant News". Restaurant & Food Group by Informa Connect. Retrieved 2024-02-08.
  6. ^ "Detail ~ BEST MEDIA BRAND (OVERALL EDITORIAL EXCELLENCE) ~ Brand revenue with more than $7,000,000". SIIA. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  7. ^ "About Nation's Restaurant News | Nation's Restaurant News". Retrieved 2024-02-08.

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