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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.
Gigi’s Cupcakes Acquired by Private Equity Group
An affiliate of Fort Worth–based private-equity group FundCorp Inc.
Rubio's Acquires 8 Lime Fresh Units in Florida
Rubio’s Restaurants announced that it has completed the acquisition of eight restaurant locations in Florida previously operated as Lime Fresh Mexican...
Krystal Taps Fazoli's, Yum Veteran as CFO
The Krystal Company announced the appointment of Rodney Lee as its new CFO and executive vice president effective June 1.
Dippin' Dots Sales Jump 60 Percent in Two Years
Dippin’ Dots, leader in the flash-frozen ice cream and frozen treat market, continues to realize surging growth as a result of a focus on developing a...
Mama Fu's Adds New President to Corporate Team
Mama Fu’s Asian House, the Austin, Texas–based restaurant concept specializing in fresh and innovative Asian cuisine, announced the appointment of Ste...
New Tropical Smoothie CFO to Drive New Tech Initiatives
Tropical Smoothie Café appointed Barry Schnur as chief financial and administrative officer.
Amid Negative Restaurant Sales, Quick Service Performs Best
The chain restaurant industry’s sales growth continued to decline during April, the worst month since January 2014.
Captain D's Hits 18 Straight Quarters of Sales Growth
Captain D’s started 2016 strong, closing out the first quarter of the year with its 18th consecutive quarter of positive growth, generating a 2.5 perc...
Hungry Howie's Reports Six Years of Sales Growth
Hungry Howie’s Pizza, originator of the Flavored Crust pizza, announces continued same-store sales growth for 24 consecutive quarters, in addition to ...
MOD Pizza Names New CFO
MOD Pizza appointed Bob Barton to the role of chief financial officer.
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