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How to Negotiate the Perfect Restaurant Lease
Follow these guidelines to negotiate a strong lease agreement once you’ve pinpointed the right location.
4 Tips for Investing in the Right Franchise
Wall Street investor turned franchisee Jon Blob shares his financial secrets for quick-serve operators.
Equipped to Succeed
Quality appliances are key to any restaurant operation, which is why operators shouldn’t avoid the cost.
The Art of the Impulse Buy
Whether through pre-packaged foods, CPGs, or add-ons, tactful upsells can boost check totals.
How to Get the Right Balance with Operating Costs
As the wage debate rages on and food prices rise, operators are re-examining their operating costs.
Some of these brands are hot on the QSR 50’s heels, while others hope to reclaim the glory they once enjoyed.
Can Higher Wages Work?
With minimum wages on the rise and new overtime legislation soon going into effect, restaurants are searching for ways to pay more—and still make a profit.
Playing the Field
By diversifying their portfolios with multiple brands, franchisees can ensure financial stability and operational efficiency.
Same-Store Sales Up 9 Percent at Juice It Up!
Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie chains, announced same-store sales were up 9 percent over the previo...
Red Robin Closes 9 Burger Works Locations
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers announced the closing of some of its Red Robin Burger Works locations and rebranding of others as Red Robin Express as part ...
Captain D's 20th Consecutive Quarter of Positive Growth
Captain D's announced it is continuing strong sales momentum in 2016, closing out the third quarter of the year with its 20th consecutive quarter of p...
Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. Files for Bankruptcy Protection
San Diego-based Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp., owners of Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday.
Wienerschnitzel's Sales Continue to Rise
Wienerschnitzel announced that 2016 marks the sixth consecutive year of same store sales increases for the 330-unit brand.
Leading Jimmy John's Franchisee Sold to Firm
Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm targeting entrepreneurial businesses poised for the next level of growth, announced two strategic trans...
Quick Service Remains the Best Performing Restaurant Segment
The downturn in restaurant sales continued during August as the industry faced its third consecutive month of negative same-store sales growth and the...
Jimmy John's One of 3 Brands Sold This Week
Roark Capital acquired a majority stake in sandwich concept Jimmy John’s, adding to the firm’s list of investments that includes Auntie Anne’s, Cinnab...
Sales Up Nearly 170 Percent at MOD Pizza
Fast-casual pizza company MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC, announced 2016 mid-year results that reflect continued growth and strong existing store ...
Pollo Campero Hits 9.1 Percent Same-Store Sales Growth
Pollo Campero reported a 9.1 percent same-store sales growth for the second quarter of 2016, marking the 18th consecutive quarter the restaurant chain...
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