Quiznos new growth strategy includes a store redesign.
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For the first time in years, Quiznos franchisee Kevin Tackett and dozens of his fellow franchisees with the toasted-sub chain have reason to smile. After three gloomy years of falling sales, shuttered stores, and mounting company debt, Quiznos finally appears positioned to reinvigorate the brand,...
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This week, QSR got an exclusive media tour of the first Panera Bread to open in Manhattan. "Like" QSR on Facebook to access behind-the-scenes photos from the tour!  The new location opened Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 330 Seventh Avenue at 29th Street. The Manhattan store marks a milestone for the fast...
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With more than half of Yum! Brands' profits now derived from stores in 73 emerging countries outside the U.S., Yum CEO David Novak said the company sees global growth as one of its biggest opportunities in 2012. Novak said that China in particular is “the best restaurant growth opportunity of the...
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In the highly competitive U.S. coffee market, Dunkin’ Donuts has been distinguished for brewing a superior guest experience.    For the sixth straight year, Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, has been recognized by the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement...
Steve Nash is a partner and franchisee with Liquid Nutrition.
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Several established restaurant chains have brought on professional athletes as franchisees in recent years, but one upstart quick serve is taking the athlete partnership to the next level. Liquid Nutrition, a Montreal-based health-food-and-beverage concept that plans to debut in the U.S. later this...
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When Panera Bread’s 1,500th store opens Tuesday, Feb. 7, it will be the company’s first location in Manhattan. "Like" QSR on Facebook to see exclusive photos of the new Manhattan location! The brand ranked No. 13 on the most recent QSR 50 list, and it already boasts 90 cafes in the tri-state area....
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Chipotle Mexican Grill executives sounded an optimistic note for the coming year during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call, despite an anticipated double-digit rise in costs for the company's naturally cultivated commodities. Montgomery Moran, co-CEO of Chipotle, said the company expects to...
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London-based YO!Sushi signed its first U.S. franchisee in 2011 and the company is piggybacking on that success for 2012. YO!Sushi will open its first two American locations this year in Washington, D.C. with leases signed for at least one additional location. The company also plans to sign two to...
Fast food brands discover restaurant design can affect customer behavior.
A study sponsored by CKE brand Hardee’s revealed a correlation between a restaurant’s interior design and its customers’ healthy dining habits.While the study, “Music & Light,” was conducted at Cornell University’s Food and Brand lab in Ithaca, New York, in 20
QSR donut concept franchise owner uses leadership skills gained on Mt Everest.
Jeff Gottfurcht summited Mount Everest on May 14, 2011, at 6:10 A.M.
Atlanta fast casual chef talks fresh and local veggie sourcing in restaurants.
Vegetables are no stranger to the limited-service industry, but have long been confined to the salad bowl and sandwich topping station.
Chances are that when you hear the term “big data,” you think of Ph.D. candidates slaving over massive banks of computers—not restaurants.
Top QSR chains finance global growth through new business funding.
When it launched its first restaurant in Mexico, BurgerFi learned the real-world costs behind international expansion.