Franchisors must clearly define their roles to exclude control over the terms and/or conditions of franchisee's employees.
HuHot's VP of Marketing shares how to get franchisees to weigh in on marketing decisions, and how to blend corporate standards with local store marketing techniques.
Frank Klein, CEO of Asian Box, thinks it's possible. The Asian concept sources sustainable ingredients, makes its own sauces and butchers its own meat.
Getting boots on the ground to narrow down an ideal location is important.
Franchising is an ideal fit for many foreign entrepreneurs seeking to live and work in the US.
Just as things started taking off for Chicken Salad Chick, President and CEO Kevin Brown was diagnosed with stage IV liver cancer. He's fighting back, and helping others.
Restaurant industry veteran Tom Lewison has been tapped to help Wild Wing Cafe take flight.
Low cost, powerful brand story make SoupMobiles attractive to new franchisees, CEO Lloyd Sugarman says.
Tava aims to expand throughout San Francisco and into Denver.
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Bo's Steak & Grill features a backyard barbecue theme, with country music, denim and red solo cups.
Comps for company stores increased 2.1 percent and 0.7 percent for franchise stores while margins declined 2 percent due to food costs and costs related to Panera's 2.0 initiative.
Miami-based Latin-Caribbean fusion concept GRILLiT Inc. announced plans to add beer, wine and a line of margaritas and other wine-based mixed drinks to its menu.
Robeks announced the opening of its first traditional store at 1035 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia near the Jefferson University Hospital district.
Burger 21 announced its second restaurant in Arizona will open at 2855 W. Ray Road in Chandler on Nov. 3.
Three of Brix Holdings' franchise brands today announced limited-time offers providing financial incentives for new franchisees. The new programs will ensure real estate selection opportunities and charge zero percent royalties for the first six months after opening a Red Mango,...
According to CIT Group’s newly-released and third annual Voice of the Middle Market study, a majority of middle market execs have a positive outlook for their businesses, with 63 percent indicating that their companies are better off today than last...
St. Louis-based Crushed Red Urban Bake and Chop Shop, which recently introduced its "Artisan Fast” concept to franchisees, will open six new restaurants within the next four and a half years in the Denver and Boulder, Colorado, areas, through a...
Pancheros Mexican announced the opening of its fourth Cedar Rapids, Iowa, location at 5350 Kirkwood Boulevard on Nov. 4.
Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina announced a 17-percent increase in same-store sales for Q3 2014.
The openings will include gift card giveaways, $2 pulled pork sandwiches, merchandise giveaways and more.
The International Franchise Association will host a conference call Thursday to discuss the impact of the National Labor Relations Board General Counsel's recommendation that McDonald's Corp. and its franchisees be considered "joint employers." IFA President and CEO Steve Caldeira said...
Food+Tech Connect and ShopKeep have teamed up to offer 25 full scholarships to The Power of Brand: Growing Your Restaurant boot camp, taught by former Union Square Hospitality Group CMO Felicia Stingone. "In today's increasingly competitive restaurant industry, I have...
GE Capital, Franchise Finance announced today that it has expanded its team of account executives to focus on the restaurant industry. Leading the initiative is Allen Johnson, who has been promoted to managing director of new relationship development in the...
The International Franchise Association has added four new members to its board of directors, including Popeyes' CEO Cheryl A. Bachelder.
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Back Yard Burgers is stepping up growth efforts after posting its 18th straight month of same-store sales increases.