Franchising

The latest on regulatory issues, trends and relations between franchisee and franchisor

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We asked six chain veterans what are the significant milestones in the growth of a restaurant company and what lessons they learned while expanding.

Drew French’s biggest problem when he opened the first Your Pie in Athens, Ga., was attracting customers to the idea of a getting a hot, customizable pizza served in minutes. But by the opening of...

Here are a few excerpts from an interview with the RB Restaurant Leader of the Year that provide additional light on his life and philosophy. Q. You had a very successful real estate career before...

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Flynn Restaurant Group’s annual revenues outpace all other influential franchisees. Here’s a comparison.

The restaurant chains favored by consumers may also be darlings for prospective franchisees, according to brand research conducted by Technomic. Eleven brands ranking among customers’ Top 20...

After years of operating Applebee’s and Taco Bell restaurants, uber-franchisee Greg Flynn recently added 47 units of Panera Bread to his fold, noting, “We had been looking for some time to plant a...

Flynn Restaurant Group, an Applebee’s and Taco Bell franchisee with annual sales exceeding $1.7 billion, has added a new growth vehicle to its fold through the purchase of 47 Panera Bread Co. units...

See how Subway grew one store at a time from a small business to one of the largest chains in the United States under the watchful eye of Fred DeLuca.

Top franchise companies are driving growth, finds researcher Technomic's Top 400 Franchise Report . The 200 largest franchisees grew sales 8.2 percent in 2014, 2.5 times the rate of the Top 500...

Industry leaders sounded a call to action from the main stage at the Restaurant Leadership Conference in March to protect restaurant franchising from a regulatory reinterpretation widely seen by the...

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