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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.
Diamonds in the Rough
If the Growth 40 is any indication, operators might want to include some smaller, less-known U.S. markets in their expansion plans.
10 Challenges for Fast-Casual Leaders
No matter how successful the industry is, there will always be bumps in the road. These are the bumps operators face in 2015
Tim Hortons’ Must-Win Battle
Now that it’s merged with Burger King, the question is more important than ever: Can the Canadian favorite finally find true success south of the border?
Tale of Two Brands
McDonald’s used to own a majority stake in Chipotle. Now it might be losing its status as top industry influencer to Steve Ells & Co.
Popeyes Welcomes New CFO
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes restaurants, announced that William P.
Crumbs Bakery Acquired by Marcus Lemonis
Dippin’ Dots Franchising Acquires Doc Popcorn
Dippin’ Dots Franchising LLC, the franchising arm of the flash-frozen ice cream maker Dippin’ Dots, announced that it has acquired snack franchisor Do...
Arby's Partners with Element Financial to Renovate
Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Element Financial Corp. to power the Arby’s Remodel Financing Program.
Popeyes Gains Momentum with 5 Years of Consecutive Growth
In the restaurant business, the surest measure of success is often the bottom line.
Noodles & Co. to Acquire 16 Restaurants For $13.4 Million
Noodles & Company announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase 16 franchised Noodles & Co.
MOD Pizza Raises Funds for Accelerated Expansion
MOD Pizza announced that it has successfully raised over $15 million from private investors to support an accelerated expansion of the brand.
Juice It Up! Reports Q1 Sales Growth of 26 Percent
Juice It Up! announced solid same-store sales growth of 26 percent and an average unit volume increase of 25 percent in the first quarter of 2014.
Freshii Houston Draws NBA Players' Investments
Freshii has brought on three former NBA players as investors to help grow the area development territory of Houston, Texas. The role of the players i...
Wingstop Accelerates Growth In First Quarter
Fresh off a record breaking year for growth, Wingstop continued to outperform industry averages in the first quarter of 2014 with a 9.6 percent increa...
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