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The New-Age CFO
Financial expertise, brand awareness, and even IT familiarity make CFOs powerful brand executives.
Money on the Mind
With the recession in the rearview mirror, operators finally have more financing options available to them. Finding those options, though, is another story.
5 Key Drivers to Impact Growth in 2015
Where restaurant operators should look for growth through the rest of the year.
Time to Spend Again
Restaurants take advantage of good market conditions to refresh, energize their brands.
Doing the Deal
A health check of the mergers and acquisitions market shows opportunities for growth.
A Finance Refresh
Upstart franchise brands are rethinking their finance strategy after the recession.
Three Lessons in Charitable Giving from Shake Shack
Shake Shack’s huge IPO wasn’t just the result of its quality product and business savvy. The brand’s generosity also fuels its success.
Surviving the Shark Tank
How to make your brand appealing to investors.
Arby's Sales Up 9.8%; Brand On Track for $4B Goal
Arby’s, the first nationally franchised sandwich restaurant brand with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide, reported its first quarter 2015 sales re...
Smashburger Expands Footprint to Eight Countries
Smashburger, the critically acclaimed better-burger restaurant with fresh, smashed-to-order burgers, announces that it has added the MSG Group as a ne...
Captain D's Sees Growth in First Quarter
Captain D’s announced it is experiencing continued success with 4.94 percent same-store-sales growth for the first quarter of 2015.
Corner Bakery Cafe Looks to Ohio For Growth
Corner Bakery Cafe, a fast casual restaurant concept known for its ingredient-inspired menu and neighborhood cafe atmosphere, is off to a fast start i...
Halal Guys Grows Executive Team
Following this week’s announcement that The Halal Guys hired former Qdoba VP of human resources and training, Mike Speck, as COO, comes the hiring of ...
Dunkin' Partners With New Franchise Group in Minneapolis
Dunkin’ Donuts announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group, Legacy Concepts LLC, to develop 10 ne...
In-Store Sales Increased 3.5 Percent Over Last Year
Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced that the APT Index of in-store restaurant sales for March 2015 increased [+3.5 percent] compared with ...
Long John Silver's Updates Payment System With Ingenico
Ingenico Group announced today that Long John Silver’s, the largest quick service seafood chain in the U.S., opted to upgrade its payments infrastruct...
Gigi's Cupcakes Plans to Open 25 Locations in 2015
Amid rising sales and the debut of a new bakery design, Gigi’s Cupcakes, America’s largest cupcake and specialty baked goods franchise, plans to open ...
Restaurant Industry Sees Best Quarter Since Recession
Q1 final results show same-store sales growth was 2.8 percent during Q1, becoming the best quarter for the industry since the recession.
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