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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.
Chipotle Q2 Earnings Fall Short of the Mark
Chipotle just can’t seem to right the ship.
Del Taco Reports Growth in Second Quarter Results
Del Taco Restaurants Inc., the second largest Mexican-American quick-serve chain by units in the U.S., operating restaurants under the name Del Taco, ...
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Signs 80 Franchise Deals
Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the leading fast casual café concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced tremendo...
Captain D’s Achieves 19 Consecutive Quarters of Growth
Captain D’s is continuing a strong sales momentum in 2016, closing out the second quarter of the year with its 19th consecutive quarter of positive gr...
Negative Sales Streak Spans 2 Quarters; First Time in 2 Years
The bad news has continued for the restaurant industry during the second quarter of 2016.
Villa Restaurant Group Hires New Controller
Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator, franchisor, and creator of Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, Ba...
Starbucks Invests in Princi Boutique Bakery
Starbucks Corporation announced its role as global licensee and investor in Italian restaurant Princi, the renowned boutique bakery and café founded b...
Miami Grill Acquires Other Florida Chain, Salad Creations
Salad & Organic Food Service LLC, a subsidiary of Miami Subs Franchising Corporation, has acquired Salad Creations LLC, another South Florida-base...
NRA Testifies on Bureaucracy’s Burden on Business
On July 12, Jamie Richardson, White Castle System’s vice president of government, shareholder, and community relations and chairman of the Ohio Restau...
GE to Sell Restaurant Financing Assets
GE entered into separate agreements with three buyers to sell the bulk of GE Capital’s U.S. restaurant franchise financing assets.
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