Denise Lee Yohn: QSR's Marketing Guru

    My annual tradition of regaling you with the biggest brand stories of the year in fast food continues.

    Q: How can I make my limited-service restaurant a great brand?

    Q: Is it true there really is no such thing as bad publicity?

    Q: Given how prevalent and powerful social media seems to be these days, does it still make sense to advertise on TV?

    PizzaRev to Open Doors to 20th Location

    Fast-casual pizza franchise PizzaRev kicked off 2015 with the opening of the chain’s 20th location in just over two years. The new restaurant will open in La Habra, California, next week, one...

    International Invasion

    Adventurous menus, operational know-how, and cultured brand positioning have these 10 international brands poised for success in the U.S. market.

    Brand Building in 2015

    Technology, transparency, and turf wars will be among quick-service operators’ greatest branding challenges this year.

    Erbert & Gerbert’s Lays Out Big Plans for 2015

    Erbert and Gerbert’s welcomed 2015 coming off a year that saw both impressive franchisee growth along with a host of new menu choices and business programs to benefit customers and franchisees...

    Uncle Maddio’s to Open 4 New Units This Month

    Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint, the 30-unit fast-casual chain with a presence in 13 states, is starting 2015 off with a bang with the opening of four new restaurants in January. The first opens...

    Dunkin’ to Expand Presence in China

    Dunkin’ Donuts announced that it signed the largest development agreement in the company’s history with the goal of expanding Dunkin’ Donuts in China. The company entered into a...

    Carvel Looks to Grow in Florida

    Carvel is expanding its presence in Florida. During 2014, Carvel opened four new ice cream shoppes in southern Florida and plans on adding locations in the Orlando, Tampa-St. Petersburg, and Miami...

    Pieology Rides Into 2015 On a High Note

    Pieology Pizzeria reported 2014 a banner year with substantial corporate and franchise growth, now totaling 55 locations nationwide. Pieology is ringing in 2015 with eight new locations throughout...