Same-store sales drive strong second quarter results.
Panos believes many brands in the segment are not delivering on true, fresh, made-from-scratch products.
Morris' passion for Capriotti's food and proven concept took him from franchisee to top exec.
J. Dean Loring believes the 'better burger' bubble is here.
If Rooster Soup Co.'s crowdfunding effort gets off the ground, its profits will be donated to helping those in need.
The coffee/specialty beverage brand just launched an online store for guests who want to have its products shipped to them.
Christie Finley aims to deliver consistent customer experience as company expands rapidly coast to coast.
Sahene is also heading up a relatively new Philly Cheesesteak concept called Wit or Witout, which recently opened its third store and has sold its first two franchisees
Teriyaki Madness is set to triple its current footprint.
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More QSRs and full-service restaurants are expected to realign their formats to compete more aggressively.
Jamba Inc. today announced the launch of a new franchise recruiting campaign focused on single store development in existing and new domestic markets. Jamba was recently selected one of Forbes Top 10 Best Franchises in America. The recruitment effort will...
Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced plans to open its first shop in Nebraska. The new Potbelly will open in the North Park Shopping Center at 2056 N.
Qualified franchise brands seeking to fuel their next level of growth have an opportunity to meet potential investors at the third annual Franchise Capital Exchange, to be held Aug. 25-27 at Hotel Sofitel in Chicago. A limited number of slots...
Buffalo Wings & Rings continues its expansion in the Middle East with the opening of its 9th location in Jordan. The restaurant chain has also opened the first of 12 planned locations in Saudi Arabia and signed its first area...
Rise Biscuits & Donuts recently announced the launch of its worldwide franchise program. Rise has partnered with Fransmart, the franchise development company behind brands like Five Guys Burgers and Fries and Qdoba Mexican Grill, as the exclusive franchise development partner....
Robeks fresh juices and smoothies franchise will debut the first food truck in the Philadelphia market. The rollout of the food truck marks Robeks' entry into Philadelphia and surrounding areas.
McAlister's Deli has secured $15 million in funding to drive its nationwide expansion plans. The funding comes from Benetrends. "McAlister’s continues to be recognized as a top fast casual concept with high-quality food and excellent service, and we consistently experience...
Tropical Smoothie Café, with the backing of private equity firm BIP Capital, has launched a financing program to help existing franchisees open additional restaurants nationwide by providing up to $20 million in loans. The Franchisee Financing Program provides qualified existing...
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop will open its first restaurant in Virginia on Aug. 4.
Encore Restaurants LLC, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Encore Enterprises Inc., has announced the purchase of eight existing Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants across Central California including Elk Grove, Fresno, Lodi, Natomas, Roseville, Stockton, Tracy and West Sacramento. Encore Restaurants...
Dickey's announced today the opening of two new restaurants, one in Ferndale, Mich., and one in Castle Rock, Colo.
The Ferndale, Mich. store, located at 23123 Woodward Ave., will open July 24 at 11 a.m.
Patrice & Associates, a nationwide recruiting firm specializing in the restaurant industry, has introduced a regional development franchising program. According to a news release, as part of the new program, regional developers will acquire the rights to develop 25 Patrice & Associates franchises within a specified territory.
Tava Indian Kitchen today announced that Jeremy Morgan, former SVP of Marketing and Consumer Insights for Smashburger, has been appointed CEO. “I love the fact that Tava serves delicious Indian food in a fast casual environment," said Morgan in a...
Menchie's marked the opening of two stores recently, one in Canada and one in Connecticut. The Canadian store opened in Georgetown, Ontario, and marked the brand's 100th location in that market.
“Canada has proven to be a strong and successful market for us and we see this growth continuing.
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Dickey's Barbecue Pit announced today the opening of a new store on July 24 at The Barnes Shopping Center at 3946 North Gloster Street, Suite F in Tupelo, Miss. "We have barbecue options in Tupelo, but not the Texas-style barbecue...