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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.
Dining Out Declines
The looming recession is driving Americans out of the restaurant and into the kitchen.
Red Robin to Repurchase Common Stock
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. announces that the board reaffirmed its intent to repurchase up to $50 million of the Company’s common stock.
Einstein Signs New Franchise Agreement
The deal details the plan to open five restaurants within the next five years just north of Dallas.
Bar-B-Cutie Comes to Ohio
In addition to the company's first Ohio store, it is opening its second store in Texas and Georgia.
Cuppy's Coffee Acquired by FranSynergy
The Alabama-based franchise support and consulting firm acquired all the corporate stock of the company and FranSynergy CEO, Dale Nabors, will lead the brand.
Kayem Acquires Brands from Tyson
The company acquired the meat brands Jordan’s, Deutschmacher, Kirschner, Essem, Tasty Bite, and Willams of Vermont.
From the Floor: John McCain Speaks at NRA Show
The presidential hopeful was received well by the pro-McCain crowd, blaming high food prices on unfair farm subsidies.
Baskin-Robbins Expands in Houston
More than 100 new stores are projected over the next several years throughout greater Houston and the surrounding counties.
Rebate Checks Could Help Bottomline
Market research company, NPD, predicts consumers will spend their rebate checks at quick-serve restaurants.
BAB Announces New Growth Strategy
The company announced its first agreement under the new development program with ABBRA 4 LLC, owned by two BAB franchisees.
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