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What Restaurants Need to Know about True Unit Economics
A lesson in the nuances of unit economics can help restaurants better gauge the health of their system.
The Value-Driven Equation of Fast Casual
Consumers are demanding better-quality foods, but are they willing to pay the extra cost?
12 Things Restaurants Should Know About Activist Investors
Some 14 percent of publicly traded operations with a market value of at least $100 million have attracted an activist shareholder.
These Franchisees are Opening Their Own Brands
A combination of franchised and homegrown concepts can be a winning formula for restaurant portfolios.
A Restaurant Owner’s Checklist for Commercial Lease Deals
Operators need to make decisions based off of what is best for their business.
What to Expect from Commodities in 2017
Meat may cost less and cheese could fetch a higher price, but operators would do well to take it all with a grain of salt.
4 Tips for Selling Your Restaurant
Operators can follow these proactive steps to set themselves up for a successful sale in 2017.
Where to Find a Financial Lifeline
While financing has become more available after the recession, not everyone is benefitting from the new lending environment.
Pie Five Shutters Restaurants in 3 Markets
Pie Five Pizza, which reported same-store sales declines of 17.4 percent in Q2, shuttered all of its Chicago, Minneapolis, and Denver locations.
Rapidly Growing Checkers & Rally's Sold for $525 Million
Rick Silva, the president and CEO of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, had a vivid way to describe his company’s bombshell announcement on Thursday.
Smoothie Franchises are Soaring in Quick Service
What was the smoothie industry like two decades ago? Mike Rotondo chuckles at the question before flipping ahead to 2008.
Papa Murphy’s 'Made Progress in 2016'
Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc.
El Pollo Loco Reports 7.2 Percent Revenue Increase
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. announced financial results for the 13-week period and 52-week period ended December 28, 2016.
Chipotle to Shutter All ShopHouse Kitchen Locations
Chipotle’s 15 ShopHouse Kitchen locations will close by March 17, the company says, and a deal is already in place to sell the leases from all stores ...
3 Reasons Restaurant Sales Plummeted in February
Same-store restaurant sales fell by 3.7 percent in February while traffic declined 5 percent, according to the latest report by TDn2k’s Black Box Inte...
Largest Pizza Hut Franchisee Buys 62 Wendy’s
NPC announced that it has entered into an agreement with Valenti Mid-Atlantic Management, LLC (Valenti) to acquire 62 Wendy’s restaurants for $52.6 mi...
Bojangles’ Reports 27th Straight Quarter of Growth
Blaze Sets $1 Billion Sales Target for 2022
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza announced highlights and financial results for its first five years in business along with a forward outlook for the next five...
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