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    August 2012

  • Andy Howard and Jim Flynn have helped Wingstop to fast growth nationally.
    Armed with the marketing, infrastructure, and know-how, Wingstop is poised to be the quick-service brand that finally takes wings national.
    Healthier kids meal options appeal to more family customers in quick service.
    Restaurants are focused on developing more better-for-kids meal options.
    California Tortilla draws customers with popular Wall of Flame offering.
    Quick serves turn to condiment innovation to give guests the customization they want.
    Larry Feldman has used entreprenurial spirit in tenure at Subway.
    Subway development agent Larry Feldman explains how an entrepreneurial spirit created the biggest quick-serve chain in the world.
    Papa Murphy's has established a dedicated fan base with its Take 'n Bake pizza.
    Papa Murphy’s hopes its take-and-bake pizza and streamlined operation deliver it unto the upper echelon of national pizza brands.
    Steve Wiborg, president of Burger King North America, is heading the turnaround.
    After years of struggling, Burger King seems to finally have turned things around.
    McAlister's unveiled a new store prototype with new design elements in 2012.
    These quick-service and fast-casual companies just missed the QSR 50.
    Vicki Marshall uses hiring strategies to build a strong employee team.
    Little Caesars franchisee Vicki Marshall divulges the secrets of hiring, preserving, and managing employees.
    Analyze your customer service to improve on your brand's competitive position.
    It’s important to know when your brand is due for change.
    Lion's Choice offers its employees a range of benefits to improve morale.
    Quick-service jobs often get a bad rap. But some operators are using employee benefits to lure—and retain—top talent.
    Pita Pit develops its limited time offers at least a year before they menu.
    Limited-time offers are a fundamental part of the quick-serve industry. Here’s how to do them right.
    Mama Fu's views its Pinterest account as an extension of its brand.
    In image-based social networks like Pinterest and Instagram, restaurants now have their ideal social networks.
    Pizza Patron used a controversial marketing program to gain exposure.
    You’ll get the sale if your brand is the first thing customers think of when they’re hungry.
    Bullritos offers tacos, burritos, and other traditional Mexican food options.
    Texas-based brand offers its own take on the Mexican fast-casual category.
    Domino's CEO Patrick Doyle starred in advertisements for the pizza company.
    CEOs find marketing success in the mirror.
    Creative and innovative kids meal opportunities can give you customers for life.
    How chains can upgrade the quick-serve experience to secure kids’ lifelong loyalty.
    Zoes Kitchen offers a range of healthy Mediterranean menu options.
    Fast-casual concept focuses on healthy options with a Mediterranean twist.