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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.
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.
Juice It Up! Sales Up Despite Industry Drop
Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchises, reported a Q2 with same-store sales rising 10 percent ov...
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