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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.
Playing the Long Game
From swapping out fluorescents for LED lights to installing solar panels, energy-efficient upgrades can help brands save money.
Quality at a Cost
Raising the bar on ingredients comes at a premium. Find out how some operators are making it work.
The Chapter After Chapter 11
Bankruptcy may conjure images of financial ruin, but it can offer a rare opportunity to reboot the brand.
A Fresh Take on Financing a Fast Casual
Fast Casual 2.0 brands are attracting big investor dollars. Here’s what the innovative new concepts have to offer in return.
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.
Arby’s Reports 23 Consecutive Quarters of SSS Growth
Arby’s, America’s first nationally franchised sandwich restaurant brand with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide, announced U.S.
McD's Marks 4th Consecutive Quarter of Positive Sales
McDonald's Corporation announced results for the second quarter ended June 30.
Farmers Launches New Food Truck Insurance Policy
Farmers Insurance, one of the nation’s largest multiline insurer groups, has announced the launch of a food truck policy, marking the company’s first ...
Starbucks Reports Record Third Quarter
Starbucks Corporation reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal third quarter and 39-week fiscal year to date ended June 26, 2016.
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