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Same-store sales drive strong second quarter results.
More than 70 percent of franchisees surveyed said they would recommend their brand to other candidates – a strong indicator of job satisfaction.
Big-margin soft drinks are good for operators' bottom lines.
Smashburger's growth is down from last year but is still the fastest-growing concept in the segment.
How fast casual CEOs are turning an enlightened approach to sales success.
Promotional and product activity expected to pick up in Q4.
Coffee giant to invest $25 million in payment company and accept Pay with Square.
With smartphone adoption outpacing the PC revolution and Internet boom, restaurant operators have increased opportunity to reach every guest.
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Operators prepare for higher food costs as droughts continue in the Midwest and overseas competition threatens the U.S. food supply.
Restaurant opens in Decatur, Georgia.
The menu applies a two-tier pricing structure based on protein with no additional charge for add-ons like guacamole and queso.
BusinessWeek.com reported recently that Noodles & Company is adding free-floating servers focused on upselling customers. The server will stop at guests’ tables when they’re nearly done with their meal, ask if they’d like to order anything else, and bring the...
Baja Fresh is partnering up with Sparkfly for real-time analysis of their digital and mobile promotions. Baja Fresh will promote its "Catch 2" Seafood Taco combo deal through Google Search, Facebook, Yelp, Opera Mediaworks and UberMedia over the next two...
Jack in the Box Inc. this week announced that it will close 67 of its company-operated Qdoba restaurants by the end of fiscal 2013, which ends Sept.
Focus Entertainment International Inc. has acquired American Restaurants LLC, a Nevada-based limited liability company, through a reverse merger transaction.
Franchise industry veteran Lynette McKee, CFE, announced today the launch of McKeeCo Services LLC, a franchising and development strategic advisory firm. McKeeCo Services will provide franchise consulting to foodservice, hospitality, retail and service brands seeking to grow or improve their...
U-Swirl Inc., parent to U-SWIRL International Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt cafés, has acquired specific assets of Aspen Leaf Yogurt LLC, a subsidiary of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc., as well as the Yogurtini frozen yogurt...
Seven out of 10 consumers (71 percent) now purchase beverages away from home twice a week or more often, up from 66 percent in 2010. According to market research firm Techmomic, as the economy continues to stabilize from the recession,...
Fazoli's announced that its August sales broke an all-time company record. Company unit sales were up 3.4 percent over last year, making it the 25th consecutive month of comp-store sales increases.
Franchise restaurants reported positive August sales of 4.2 percent, making it the 26th month in a row for comp-store sales growth.
Beautiful Brands International has announced the signing of a master franchise agreement with Julie Harris to expand development of its CherryBerry Self-Serve Yogurt Bars throughout Florida. The agreement is part of an expansive strategy by BBI to partner with franchise...
WAND Corporation has been chosen by Salsarita's as the exclusive supplier of digital menu boards for its restaurants. Salsarita's has installed WAND digital menu board technology at more than 30 of its 80 locations.
Moe's Southwest Grill's newest location in St. Joseph, Mich., will mark the first of 25 new locations set to open throughout the Midwest.
MOOYAH Burgers Fries Shakes has added a new mobile ordering application to help fuel its aggressive growth plans. The native app, available for both iOS and Android and developed by OLO, allows guests to access the better burger chain’s ordering...
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VertiFresh, LLC has announced its partnership with Denver-based MAD Greens Inspired Eats to begin offering a signature "Alferd Packer" summertime salad made with all locally grown ingredients – including VertiFresh hydroponic lettuce. MAD Greens' customers will be among the first...