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Closed for Renovation
Quick-serve brands tackle store redesigns with consumer connection in mind.
Operators use high-quality, fresh ingredients to serve up dishes that manage to be both healthy and indulgent.
The Name Game
Trademarked dishes give brands valuable name recognition.
QSR 50 Contenders
These quick-service and fast-casual companies just missed the QSR 50.
How to Find the Right Market
Quick-serve real estate managers are using cloud-based technology and geographic data to help them know every detail about new markets.
4 Ways to Renovate Stores and Not Lose Business
A Schlotzsky’s franchisee discusses how you can reimage your stores to gain new customers, without losing old ones.
Leveraging Franchisee Diversity
Minority franchisees bring new opportunities to the table for quick serves, but the hurdles they face require creativity on the part of the franchisor.
What Happened to Table Service?
The recession served casual-dining chains some serious blows. But quick serves and fast casuals shouldn’t get too confident.
Assault on Casual
As casual-dining traffic counts fall, quick serves are positioning themselves for potential new diners.
Rolling in Dough
Consumer demand is growing for freshly baked bread, but advances in par-baked products are offering brands more options.
Schlotzsky's Brings Back Three Holiday Sandwich Favorites
Schlotzsky’s heads into the holiday season with the return of its popular premium ribeye steak sandwiches. ...
Schltozsky’s Tri-Brands With Cinnabon, Carvel in Philly
Schlotzsky’s announced that it has signed a history-making franchise deal to bring 30 new restaurants throughout the Philadelphia metro area that will...
Schlotzsky’s Rounds it Up
Schlotzsky’s is heading into fall with the return of its Angus Round Up sandwiches.
Design Company Brands Schlotzsky’s ‘Lotz Better’
Schlotzsky’s today announced it has named Back Lot Productions, Inc., an Atlanta-based company specializing in retail design and brand development, as its Vendor of the Year. ...
Schlotzsky's Growth Skyrockets
Schlotzsky’s, the home of The Original round toasted sandwich, announced that it has signed 75 franchise agreements for a total of 25 restaurants that...
Schlotzsky's Takes on Summer with "Hot Hitz"
Schlotzsky’s is spicing things up this summer as it brings back two popular sandwich combinations and unveils a third for its ‘Hot Hitz’ summer promot...
Schlotzsky's Opens in Colorado, Gives A Sweet Deal
Schlotzsky's, home of The Original round toasted sandwich and famous fresh-from-scratch buns, will open its newest "Lotz Better" location on Tuesday, ...
New Schlotzsky’s Items Easy as One-zy, Two-zy, Three-zy
The triple threat of Schlotzsky’s Bacon Smoke Cheezy Three-zy sandwiches were such a big hit during their debut, the company is bringing them back for...
Starbucks Twice as Good as McDonald's in Media Impact
Media measurement technology firm General Sentiment released its newest brand analysis, the Fall 2010 Fast Food Industry Report.
Schlotzsky's One of the Best Franchises for Minorities
The National Minority Franchising Initiative (NMFI) announced that Schlotzsky’s is among this year’s “50 Top Franchises for Minorities.”...
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