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.


Social Media Is Running (Not Ruining) Your Restaurant…Why That’s A Good Thing

Watch the full session video of the opening keynote of the 2016 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit. Speaker: Andrew Gruel, Founder and Head Chef of Slapfish Restaurant Group

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit


Maximize the Franchisee/ Franchisor Relationship with Localized Marketing Tools

Franchisors want to maintain control of their brands, while franchisees often want to add a personal touch and a local feel to their marketing materials. Those viewpoints can work together to get the most out of an operation.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Visualogistix


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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.

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.

Franchising focus: Little Greek Fresh Grill growing as Americans embrace new flavors

The Tampa-based chain is on a mission to make Greek food more accessible.

Video: Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit attendees party with a purpose

More than 140 restaurant execs, plus a variety of sponsors, attended the first Franchising Restaurant and Innovation Summit.

Infographic: What to look for in a franchisor

An infographic provides a variety of information to help business owners decide which franchise is best for them.

Restaurant, retail customer experience leaders headline ICX Summit

Gurus from Smashburger, Dickey's Barbecue Pit, Detroit Red Wings, Domino's Pizza and Wingstop are among a hefty list of speakers and panelists offering expert insight at the annual event being held June 1 – June 3 in Dallas. Registration is open.

Why millennials make valuable franchise partners

Millennials have ignited rapid change in the industry and view franchising differently than the previous generation of business owners.

Franchising Focus: HuHot is still family owned, growing strong

The business has grown to nearly 60 units partly because every decision is made with the franchisees, said Laura Sporrer, director of franchise development.

Franchising Focus: Why Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli is overhauling brand identity

To reach its growth goal of 100 units by 2020, Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli is embarking on a complete brand overhaul, including a major menu update and a complete restaurant redesign.

Putting the Pedal to the Metal: 13 tips for accelerating franchise growth

Growth doesn't come overnight or by magic; brands must consider a variety of issues in order to find success.

Lobster clawing its way onto fast casual menus

Lobster is quickly clawing its way onto limited-service menus as its appearance has doubled over the past 12 months.

Franchising focus: Zoup! CEO talks sales-surge strategy

Zoup! CEO Eric Ersher gives an inside look at what it takes to run a successful fast casual franchise.

The changing franchise landscape: Why Incorporation matters more than ever

It is more important than ever for franchisees and franchisors to work together and remain a united front. There are many ways to achieve this, of course, but franchisors facilitating compliance education and support programs for their franchisees, to ensure the health and longevity of their businesses, is one very effective way.

Living the brand: How &pizza CEO has inspired customers to wear its logo forever

&pizza is the name of the Washington, D.C.-based pizzeria co-founded by Michael Lastoria and Steve Salis in July 2012. Since then, it's expanded to 13 locations in the D.C. area and spreading its four core values — celebrate oneness, make it personal, keep it fresh and elevate everything — as it goes.

5 pros and cons of scaling your restaurant business

Before you sign on the dotted line for a new location, consider these pros and cons of scaling your restaurant business.

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Trends and best practices for restaurant franchisors and franchisees. Stay on top of the brands that are growing, how they're doing it and where.

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