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The decision by an overwhelming majority of the chain's franchise community is the latest sign of a festering relationship with the franchisor.

The brick-and-mortar grocer says data thieves hit only its in-store dining and taproom operations.

Even the great Carnac couldn't have foreseen the role marijuana is about to play in restaurant sales, and that's just one of the who'd-have-believed-it developments.

After closing its Teavana tea cafes, Starbucks is shutting down the retail component of the business as well, with plans to close all 379 Teavana retail stores within a year.

Competition rises as consumers warm to food at retail.

New offerings range from the interesting and stealable, to the out there and way out there.

Familiar supermarket and candy-store brands figure into the latest crop.

Blenders sporting the smoothie chain’s trademark will soon appear on retailers’ shelves.

Is finding just the right spot in just the right neighborhood still the prime factor in opening a restaurant?

Get a snapshot of today's franchising market before jumping on board.