Winning strategies for franchises: Key success factors

This white paper helps franchisees and potential franchisees identify key strategies which will help their business succeed.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, Inc.


WEBINAR: How to be FDA Calorie Compliant and Still Create Killer Menu Boards

Join WAND Corporation as they walk through the finer points of the menu labeling requirement including best-in-class menu design tips and a case study from McAlister’s Deli. This webinar is a must-attend if you’re in the process of (or planning to) add caloric counts to your menus in the near future.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


Simplified ingredient lists: A trend at the point of no return

Natural ingredients and minimally processed foods are one of the top five culinary trends for 2015 and 2016. Major brands across segments have responded by simplifying their menus with cleaner, fresher ingredient lists.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Litehouse Foods


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FEATURES


Domino's wage theft suit could have big implications for chains

The suit claims that because of the under-calculated hours, employees at the franchises named were not compensated for more than $500,000.

Breakfast or a snack? Study says consumers see both the same way

America is fast becoming a nation of snackers and a new study indicates that the trend starts with breakfast.


NRA2016: 5 hot spots for global growth (Part 1)

Global growth potential is off the charts for food service, especially for concepts that revolve around limited service. These five areas show the greatest potential, according to research by Euromonitor International.

Why 'locally sourced,' 'organic' aren't just buzzwords

QSRs need to pay heed to the increasing movement of consumers toward all things healthy and natural, and they need to be authentic about it.

Can Pei Wei get on a roll with sushi?

Pei Wei is rolling out new sushi rolls next week in San Antonio and will test how well they do with consumers for six weeks.

Freshii CEO: 'Cupcakes are dead. Froyo is finished. Juice is next.'

Freshii CEO Matt Corrin sends an open letter to juice franchises offering them a chance to become Freshii franchisees.

The pre-shift meal: Sometimes simple is best for team building

One of the easiest and most effective options for "team building" is the pre-shift meal.

Consumers rank Panera, Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, DQ as favorite brands

Results are in from a study created via a mobile insights platform that captures customer impressions of some of the nation's premier QSR brands.

Site selection secrets for restaurant tenants

The commercial space chosen by a restaurant tenant can be a deciding factor in the success or failure of the business.

How Smashburger, Billy Sims BBQ, East Coast Wings get franchisees to be social

Marketers have been touting the benefits of digital marketing for years, but motivating franchisees to carve out time to learn the ropes can be difficult.

Who's winning the fast casual pizza game?

The fast casual pizzeria craze shows no signs of ebbing.

LeBron 'Ron' James working at Blaze Pizza?

Meet the newest Blaze Pizza employee, "Ron."

At the Summit: How to create a franchise-friendly supply chain

The supply chain is often the thorn in the side of franchisors, especially those that have brands spread nationwide or globally.

Wingstop, Pizza Hut, Cici's Pizza execs debate importance of mobile apps

The customer experience at a restaurant is paramount to a restaurant's success. Mobile apps have become increasingly part of that experience, but how important are they?

Trademarking 101: Can Chipotle be the 'Chipotle of the better-burger' segment?

The term "better burger" may prove difficult to trademark, however, as it's been widely used among media and other restaurant operators to describe a variety of fast casual chains that specialize in higher-quality burgers.

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Is your menu keeping up with consumer tastes? Learn what’s hot (and not) in food and beverage trends so you can continue to deliver the culinary experience your customers want.

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