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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.
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.
Bojangles' Submits Form for IPO
Potbelly Appoints New CFO
Potbelly Corporation today announced the appointment of Michael Coyne as its new chief financial officer, effective May 1, 2015.
Jamba Refranchises 100 California Stores
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NLRB Eases Unionization, Redefines Joint Employment
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