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The big business of franchising

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 chains. Unit growth among these companies, too, was three times higher than their franchisors.

Marketing

6 memorable restaurant ‘screw you’ moves

Sometimes the gloves come off in restaurant marketing campaigns. Here are a few of the standout brawls.

The speculation about who'll be Steve Ells' successor is already at full throttle. Here are a few of the candidates we think may be in the mix.

We’re talking carbon footprints here. Max Hamburgers, the oldest and most popular burger chain in Sweden, has carbon labeled its menu to provide a clear...

The QSR chain’s largest franchisee increased its fold during Q4.

From bold marketing stunts to under-the-radar menu moves, restaurant chains are approaching sustainable business practices in new ways.

Northeast Foods was cited in Massachusetts for letting children work too long and too late.

Menu makers these days are placing more attention on the items that come before and after the main event. Originality, full flavor and familiarity with a twist are the keys to creating successful appetizers in 2012.

The ballpark favorite will get the flame-broiled treatment.

Consumers say these restaurant chains provide the best guest pampering.

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