Why restaurants can’t find workers right now
A Subway franchisee helps explain the challenge in finding workers, and the impact it is having on their business, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
As corn prices rise, food costs could follow
Rising corn prices could lead to higher costs for chicken and beef in the near future, furthering supply chain challenges as labor costs continue to rise.
Restaurants' appetite for cryptocurrency is growing
Some view digital currency as the payment of the future, and it promises better security and lower fees. But will anyone have the stomach to actually invest in it?
Subway franchisees expect several thousand more closures
Many of the sandwich chain’s operators are simply waiting for their leases to end so they can walk away, some operators say. RB’s The Bottom Line examines why.
Blaze Pizza adjusts to running two restaurants in one
The fast casual, which did the majority of its business in-restaurant before the pandemic, is navigating the new reality amid a tight labor market.
Subway franchisees want their royalty payments cut
A group of operators is asking the company’s shareholders to cut its franchise fees to 4.5% from 8%. Its royalties are higher than other sandwich chains.