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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.
Luck of the Irish: St. Patrick's Day Boosts Foot Traffic
Long a day celebrated only in neighborhood pubs, St. Patrick’s Day (and the accompanying weekend) has become a busy time for restaurants.
MOD Pizza Nabs $32 Million in Equity Funding
MOD Pizza, the pioneer of fast-casual pizza, raised approximately $32 million in an equity funding round led by existing investor PWP Growth Equity, a...
Submit Your Brand for the 2016 Best Franchise Deals!
It's that time of the year again: QSR is looking for the quick-service industry’s best franchise deals.
Focus Brands Names New CFO
Focus Brands Inc.
Tidel Helps McDonald's and Others with Cash Management
Tidel, a world-leading manufacturer of cash management systems and robbery deterrent products, has offered cash management solutions for the quick-ser...
Baskin-Robbins Caps 2015 with Positive Net Growth
Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, announced its third consecutive year of positive net new unit growth in the U.
Fresh&co Donates Additional $10,000 to NYC School
Health-minded, chef-inspired restaurant concept, fresh&co, is proud to announce it has provided a matching grant of $10,000 to its original contri...
Pollo Campero Adds Online Ordering, Healthy Items
Pollo Campero, Latin America’s authentic chicken brand, kicks off its 45th anniversary year by announcing a strong performance for 2015.
Panda Express Becomes Shareholder in Just Salad
Just Salad, the ecofriendly salad brand with 27 locations in New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, and Dubai, announced that Panda Restaurant Group Inc.
Topper's Creamery Offers Franchising Guarantee
Topper’s Creamery announced a guarantee for new franchisees of Topper’s Creamery Express.
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