Three examples of franchising done right

Focus on operator profitability has helped chains such as Domino’s, Popeyes and Chick-fil-A thrive, says RB’s The Bottom Line.


Big Burger King operator Carrols buys 43 more restaurants

The company said it completed three deals since August and also that Hurricane Florence hurt sales.

Grismer, currently the finance head of Hyatt Hotels, takes over for Scott Maw, who is retiring.

The former Friendly’s CEO jumps to the fast-casual pizza chain.

But the boom isn’t shared equally, with new research showing that a dominant player is clearly emerging.

The plaintiff claims the merger violates SEC rules.

Hurricane Florence put a temporary halt to restaurant job growth, but the labor market tightened even more last month.

The Vermont senator and former presidential candidate told the company in a letter that it needs to raise wages.

Politics don’t affect restaurant sales in general, but this could be different, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Incidence increases with income but decreases with age and men are more likely consumers than women.