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When to Outsource Your Restaurant’s Financial Tasks
Engaging professional partners early in the business' life cycle can be a boon for your brand.
What Restaurants Need to Know about True Unit Economics
A lesson in the nuances of unit economics can help restaurants better gauge the health of their system.
The Value-Driven Equation of Fast Casual
Consumers are demanding better-quality foods, but are they willing to pay the extra cost?
12 Things Restaurants Should Know About Activist Investors
Some 14 percent of publicly traded operations with a market value of at least $100 million have attracted an activist shareholder.
These Franchisees are Opening Their Own Brands
A combination of franchised and homegrown concepts can be a winning formula for restaurant portfolios.
A Restaurant Owner’s Checklist for Commercial Lease Deals
Operators need to make decisions based off of what is best for their business.
What to Expect from Commodities in 2017
Meat may cost less and cheese could fetch a higher price, but operators would do well to take it all with a grain of salt.
4 Tips for Selling Your Restaurant
Operators can follow these proactive steps to set themselves up for a successful sale in 2017.
Sonic's Sales are Starting to Climb Back
In the second quarter, Sonic Corp. reported same-store sales declines of 7.4 percent year-over-year.
Tim Hortons Franchisees File $500M Lawsuit Against RBI
Restaurant Brands International Inc., the parent company of Burger King, could be facing a $500 million class-action lawsuit from a group of irate Tim...
No Soup for Anyone: Soupman Files for Bankruptcy
The New York City food company made popular by the Seinfeld TV series has filed for bankruptcy protection.
Panera Bread's Digital Sales to Fly Past $1 Billion
Just in case Panera Bread needed any justification for its headfirst dive into digital, the fast casual can now point to one very convincing factor.
Cicis' Revitalization Strategy is Paying Off
Cicis has experienced consistent sales growth—including 16 consecutive quarters of same-store sales growth through Q1 of 2017—as a result of the compa...
Carrols Restaurant Group Buys 17 Burger Kings
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. announced that on June 6, the company completed the acquisition of Republic Foods, Inc.
GPS Hospitality to Purchase 11 Popeyes in Georgia
GPS Hospitality, a rapidly growing Burger King and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen franchise, announced today that it is adding 11 Popeyes restaurants in it...
Report: Fast Casual Off to a Rough Start in 2017
BDO’s latest edition of its restaurant industry benchmarking update, The Counter, showed a sluggish start to 2017.
Study: McDonald's Remains the World's Most Valuable Brand
McDonald’s brand value is rising, and its hold on the top spot in BrandZ’s rankings shows no signs of slipping either.
Papa Murphy’s to Shutter Stores, Invest in Digital
As part of a plan that will result in the refranchising of company-owned locations, Papa Murphy’s announced it will shutter up to 16 stores across sev...
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