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Start to Finish: Christine Specht-Palmert
For Christine Specht-Palmert, CEO of Cousins Subs, the business is in her blood. Find out what keeps this second-generation executive going.
Can The Drive Thru Be Saved?
No, the drive thru isn’t going anywhere. But the traditional drive-thru model is up against some major threats as it moves into the future.
The Women of Foodservice
Today’s top female executives share the five best lessons they’ve learned throughout their careers.
A Family Affair
Women leave lasting legacies at their family-owned brands.
Get Ready for Prime Time
CEOs find marketing success in the mirror.
Buyer Beware for Supply Chain Management
Finding trustworthy food suppliers is an ongoing job for operators looking for new or better products.
Is Your Brand Star Struck?
Aligning with celebrities can help brands shine bright, provided the operation doesn’t get caught up in their glare.
The Secrets to Avoiding Bad Partnerships
Business partnerships can help quick-serve entrepreneurs make big profits, but if everyone’s expectations aren’t clear, they can ruin relationships—and businesses.
Say This, Not That
Leveraging social media networks to your advantage relies heavily on saying and doing the right things.
Global Into Local
A quick-serve brand’s national marketing team is important, but the local-store marketing programs are essential to driving traffic to stores.
Cousins Subs Supports Three Nonprofits in Its Home State
The Cousins Subs Make It Better Foundation has awarded a total of $3,500 in grants to three Wisconsin-based charities: COA Youth & Family Centers,...
Cousins Subs Launches Combos For a Cure Fundraiser
Starting this September, Cousins Subs will launch its first-ever month of giving fundraiser—‘Combos For A Cure—to benefit the Vince Lombardi Cancer Fo...
Cousins Subs Franchisee Helps Build Inclusive Playground
Cousins Subs in Franklin, Wisconsin, contributed more than $1,970 to support the mission of Kayla’s Krew: to build an all-inclusive playground in Fran...
Cousins Subs Offers LTO Steak Mushroom Swiss
Cousins Subs challenges guests to ‘Sub-mit to Temptation’ by indulging in the new limited-time-only Steak Mushroom Swiss.
Cousins Partners With Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation
In honor of the coach Vince Lombardi’s birthday, on June 11, Cousins Subs donated more than 500 free lunches to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation (...
Cousins Subs Founder Is Succeeded by his Daughter
Bill Specht, founder of Cousins Subs, announced his retirement as company CEO.
Cousins Subs Awards $14,000 in College Scholarships
Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs and its Make It Better Foundation awarded four Wisconsin high school seniors with $14,000 in scholarships as part of its ...
Cousins Subs Brings Back Cubano and Pulled Pork LTOs
Cousins Subs invites guests to ‘Go Hog Wild’ over the return of the popular limited-time-only Cubano and Pulled Pork & Slaw sub sandwiches.
Culmination of Cousins Subs Social Media Contest
Three fans score big in Cousins Subs Three Point Shootout social media contest— the second promotion run with University of Wisconsin Athletics as par...
Cousins Subs Gives 4K in Grants to Local Charities
The Cousins Subs Make It Better Foundation has awarded $4,000 to three local charities—Hope Center of Waukesha, the Severson Sisters – Super Girl Prog...
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