Franchising

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

As premium real estate comes up for grabs, limited-service operators across the country are taking creative (and sometimes risky) steps to nab locations. Take Reza Medali, a Southern California...

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Here’s a look at five areas where franchisees with leverage are finding wiggle room in franchisor contracts.

Elie Khoury knows what his company brings to the negotiating table. New Orleans-based Southeast Restaurant Group franchises 23 TGI Fridays , eight Taco Bells and one Newk’s Eatery , with plans to...

As more fast-casual concepts see the volume benefits of a drive-thru, finding the right locations may get trickier. For a fast casual to compete on speed with quick service, it needs to invest in a...

global supply chain

When opening outside of the U.S., navigating the supply chain can be among the biggest struggles. Here are some tips and unexpected challenges to anticipate.

The franchised concepts run by Doherty Enterprises range from giants like Applebee’s to relative newcomers like Noodles & Company , but they had to sport similar traits to end up in the fold...

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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.

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