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Subway recently recognized four development agents as its Development Agents of the Year for 2014, including one who is receiving the award for a fourth time. According to a news release, the Subway restaurant chain has more than 300 DAs...
Getting boots on the ground to narrow down an ideal location is important.
During the company's investor day this week, CEO Nigel Travis said that being a global company is more difficult than ever because of social media.
CEO Cheryl Bachelder said human capital, focused on both employees and guests, is a compelling, profit-driven strategy.
Despite early media reports, executives from both brands insist their M&A agreement is not about a tax inversion.
The brand will introduce its mobile app, including couponing, payments and geotargeting, nationwide at the end of this month.
The National Restaurant Association claims the decision will impede job creation and create 'big business.'
The quarter marked Dunkin’ Donuts’ highest afternoon guest count on record, and weekly sales in June reached the highest volume.
As part of its operations reset initiative, the chain has started to see order accuracy improvements.
Walmart customers are similar to Checkers and Philly Pretzel Factory customers in their quest for value, speed and convenience.
In less than six months, the brand's breakfast business is above breakeven and is about 7 percent of the menu mix.
Dunkin' Brands' CEO Nigel Travis appeared on Bloomberg TV this week, offering his take on a number of industry trends. Highlights from the interview include: Competition.
Franchisee president says AUVs for Quiznos' locations in Latin America are about double those in the US.
The ACLU has started a "Stand with Tyler" campaign aimed at Taco John's for an alleged bullying incident involving one of its franchised restaurants. Tyler Brandt, a 16-year-old employee at the Taco John's restaurant in Yankton, South Dakota, claims his...
Roy Rogers Restaurants has signed a development agreement with an area franchise group led by Dipen Desai, who operates a number of restaurants including Taco Bell and Dunkin' Donuts. Desai plans to develop four restaurants across Bergen and Essex Counties in northern New Jersey.
Del Taco has announced commitments for 28 new locations to open throughout the Southeast. Along with recently-opened restaurants in Columbus and Smyrna, Georgia, Del Taco will soon open its sixth Atlanta-area location in Marietta, along with a franchise owned restaurant, in Columbia, South Carolina, among others.
Captain D's this week reported a 5.6-percent same-store sales increase in Q3, its 12th consecutive quarter of comparable sales growth. Franchised restaurants were up 6 percent during the quarter, while company–owned stores posted a 5.2-percent gain. The results come on...
Sonic has presented its Troy Smith Hall of Fame award to franchisee Buddy McClain. The award is the highest offered by the Sonic system and is named after the brand’s founder. McClain is the CEO of MVP Sonics.
Carrols Restaurant Group announced Thursday that it is expanding its Burger King portfolio with the acquisition of 30 restaurants in North Carolina. Burger King's largest franchisee exercised its right of first refusal to purchase the 30 units in eastern North...
Auntie Anne's has opened a test unit in a Meijer superstore location in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The International Franchise Association is sponsoring an expo for potential franchisees Oct. 23-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Lamar Alexander have introduced the National Labor Relations Board Act on the heels of the NLRB's decision ruling that McDonald's is culpable for wage theft accusations raised by its franchisee employees. In response,...
McDonald's is hosting Education Workshops in the Los Angeles market, in partnership with actress and singer Arden Cho. The workshops are scheduled for: Sept. 20 from 10 a.m.
Corey Bradley has joined Bruster's Real Ice Cream as its new vice president of Franchise Development. According to the company, Bradley was hired to help with the chain's turnaround and growth strategy. He most recently served as director of Franchise...
Franchise owners across a number of industries are in Washington, DC, today to voice their opposition to the recent National Labor Relations Board ruling against McDonald's that stated the company shares joint employer status with their franchiees. Because of the...
Rita's Italian Ice has opened its 50th location of the year, and its first in the state of Iowa. The new location is at Hawthorne Plaza, 9250 University Avenue, West Des Moines. To celebrate the grand opening, the location will offer complimentary Italian Ice on Sept.
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