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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.
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...
Nékter Juice Bar Signs Deals for 41 New Restaurants
Nékter Juice Bar announced that in Q2 the company signed agreements to develop 41 new restaurants.
Freebirds Names Fiesta Group Vet New VP of Finance
Freebirds has named Gerardo Arce as the company’s new vice president of finance.
July Restaurant Performance Weakest Since 2013
Chain restaurant operators and observers are anxiously searching for clues into the steady decline in comp sales and traffic.
Wendy’s Reports 14 Quarters of Positive Sales
The Wendy’s Company has reported its unaudited results for the second quarter 2016.
Cott Corporation To Acquire S&D Coffee
S&D Coffee Inc. has accepted an offer made by the Cott Corporation to be acquired.
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