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Why Urban Plates is a Fast Casual to Watch
Food market or fast-casual restaurant? This California brand is a bit of both.
Military Vet Makes a Difference at Jimmy John's
Felicia Parks and her two sons make an impact in their community by engaging with and investing in the local youth.
3 Ways to Build a Family Business in Franchising
A nurse practitioner leaves behind a lucrative career to start a family business in foodservice.
Global Brand Paris Baguette Targets Major U.S. Expansion
This decades-old South Korean brand is betting on U.S. growth thanks to an Asian twist on the quintessential French bakery.
A Health-Forward Fast Casual Sprouts Back to Life
Baby Greens returns to Austin, Texas, with a revamped menu and sense of purpose.
Immigrant-Turned Franchisee Lives Dream at Jersey Mike’s
Originally from Nicaragua, this Jersey Mike’s franchisee spun a part-time job in high school into a rewarding career.
Why Farm Burger is One to Watch
As one of the earlier better-burger purveyors, this Atlanta-born concept has the gourmet twist and farming chops to wow customers.
Could Customization Disappear from Fast Casual?
The time-tested model doesn't work for everybody.
Rise Begins its Journey to National Expansion
Indulgent, chef-driven breakfast favorites are on the rise at this Southeast-based franchise.
3 Ways Corporate Experience Translates to Franchise Success
After 15 years working with franchisees from the C-suite, a newly minted Dog Haus operator moves to the frontlines.
Can Queso Win Back Chipotle Customers?
Following a second quarter in which same-store sales rose 8 percent and revenue increased 17 percent, Chipotle is still seeking ways to gain new custo...
McDonald’s Sales Soar on New Products, Discounts
McDonald’s beat Wall Street expectations in its second-quarter performance, posting a 3.9 percent U.S.
Pizza Hut Launches 'Everyman' Campaign
In its new ad campaign, Pizza Hut created “The Everyman—a character that represent the desires of every man, woman and child in America—oven-hot pizza...
Pizza Hut Plans to Hire 3,000 Drivers Per Month
In an effort to bring in roughly 14,000 new delivery drivers by the end of this year, Pizza Hut expects to hire nearly 3,000 new drivers per month.
Papa John’s Facebook Ordering Takes Flight
Papa John’s customers can now order pizza while browsing social media.
Report Shows Industry Sales Improving (Slightly)
While restaurant industry performance has been dismal for the past six quarters, June’s results provided a bit of good news.
Chipotle is Testing Queso in NYC
Long avoided because of Chipotle’s stance on using industrial additives, added colors, flavors or preservatives, the fast casual brand is now testing ...
Qdoba Franchisees Band Together in 'Uncertain' Time
Following a Jack in the Box announcement that it could potentially sell Qdoba, franchisees from the fast casual brand have formed an association to pr...
Activist Criticizes Potbelly: 'Nothing but Losses'
An activist shareholder wants sandwich company Potbelly to either change its strategy or explore selling.
Pizza Hut Has Donated Over 100 Million Pounds of Food
Pizza Hut has reached the 25th year of its Harvest program and surpassed 100 million pounds of food donated to feed those in need.
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