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    October 2012

  • Bread or another carrier can help define a sandwich's flavor profile.
    Thin is in for various bread items at sandwich restaurants.
    Digital network communications tools help businesses be more efficient.
    Digital network communications can help train and retain employees and build customer loyalty.
    Turkey sandwiches are the fifth-most popular poultry dish in limited service.
    Operators build multiple sandwich flavors atop turkey.
    Chicken wings are popping up on several fast food restaurant menus.
    Chicken wings are showing up on more quick-serve menus, and not just during football season.
    Smiling Moose Deli offers signature sandwiches to diners across the Midwest.
    Midwest sandwich chain plans to track its way across the country with slow and steady expansion.
    President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney square off in presidential election.
    Industry insiders weigh in on how the presidential candidates stack up in November’s ultimate showdown.
    Poor drive thru performance can drag down a quick serve's business.
    Drive thru not working like it should? These tips should get it running smoothly in no time.
    Business partners Ken Gray and Larry Erdman build franchise together.
    Philly’s Best franchisees explain what it takes to maintain a decades-long partnership while keeping business strong.
    Burger King went public again in 2012 to gain needed financing.
    More brands are going public, but determining whether it’s time to jump on the IPO bandwagon can be a lengthy process.
    Jason's Deli builds its company culture by hiring trustworthy employees.
    Trustworthy employees let operators breath easy when they’re not in the store. Here’s how to make sure you’re hiring those people.
    A new tool from GS1 U.S. will help operators protect their food safety.
    New initiative uses barcode labeling to fortify food safety and the supply chain.
    Sandwich innovation helps operators give customers twist on a favorite.
    Why not give guests even more latitude for lunch?
    Operators who can personalize their brands will find loyal customers.
    Customers who can put a face to your business will be inclined to come back.
    Brands must focus on the core brand while also increasing innovation.
    Start-ups and established brands alike must balance their focus on their core brand, while also pushing the innovation envelope.
    Cheeseboy offers gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches in fast casual setting.
    Boston-based concept hopes to take comfort-food staple across the U.S.
    Firehouse Subs CEO Don Fox regularly visits store operators in the field.
    Balancing field visits with CEO-level responsibilities gives execs a better handle on brand performance and customer satisfaction.
    Cheba Hut uses tongue in cheek references with sandwich names.
    Sandwich brand may have tongue-in-cheek references, but it’s got serious growth plans.