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Nékter Juice Bar Lifts Lid on Major Growth Plans
The growing concept plans to nearly double in 2018. And that's just the beginning.
Hungry Howie's Love, Hope & Pizza Campaign Powers On
The pizza chain has raised more than $2 million for the National Breast Cancer Foundation over the years.
Smoothie King is Ditching Sugar, Styrofoam Cups
The global franchise is cleaning up its menu even further as it looks to grow to 1,000 units and beyond.
Krystal Hits its Stride 85 Years Later
Approaching nine decades in business, Krystal hasn't really changed all that much over the years. The reason: It hasn't had to.
Post Sale, Checkers Continues to Gain Momentum
Since being purchased by Oak Hill Capital earlier in the year, the 32-year-old brand has grown stronger and more prepared for the future.
Gigi Butler's Cupcake Empire is Just Getting Started
Gigi Butler began her cupcake empire with just $33 to her name. Nine years later, the concept is setting its sights on 250 stores.
Reenergized Church's Chicken is 'Roaring to Go'
With new employees and forward-thinking strategies in place, the 65-year-old brand has big plans for the future.
Subway Reveals Major New Brand Look
Looking to connect with younger guests and cement its role as a fresh-food leader, Subway changed its logo, store design, and so much more.
Smoothie King’s Purpose-Driven Plan for Success
As the 44-year-old brand approaches 1,000 units, a dedication to quality and its guests is keeping the chain more relevant than ever before.
How Chance Encounters Created an Exciting Sandwich Franchise
With dishes inspired by comfort-food classics, The Carving Board has thrilled guests and TV audiences. Now, it's time to go national.
Noodles & Co. Makes Progress on its Path Back to Profitability
Last fall, when Noodles & Company embarked on its “comprehensive strategy” to reenergize the brand, the company recognized the immense challenges ...
Mendocino Farms Sells Majority Stake to Growth Firm
Fast casual Mendocino Farms, a Southern California-based brand with 16 locations, has sold a majority stake to TPG Growth, the middle market and growt...
Menu Innovation Propels Zoës Kitchen Forward
Like many fast casual brands across the country, Zoës Kitchen is discovering that success can’t be measured by unit counts.
Chipotle Denies Link to 'Supergirl' Actor's Illness
Chipotle quickly denied a claim from “Supergirl” actor Jeremy Jordan, but it did little to quell stock market unrest. At least not right away.
Wendy's Expanding Delivery to 2,500 Restaurants
Wendy’s delivery tests encouraged the brand to open the floodgates.
Panera to Buy Au Bon Pain; Shaich Stepping Down as CEO
Panera Bread is the buyer this time around, announcing Wednesday it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Au Bon Pain Holding Co., Inc.
FDA Provides Additional Menu-Labeling Guidance
Taco Cabana, Pollo Tropical Hit Hard by Hurricanes
As with any strategic renewal plan, patience is perhaps the most valuable commodity.
Celebrated Fast Casual Goa Taco Goes Up for Sale
Co-owner Ryan Chadwick believes Goa Taco has the chops to become a fast casual staple across the country.
Lawsuit Claims Chipotle Kept Food-Safety Outbreaks Secret
Chipotle’s shareholders have traveled a wild course in recent months.
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