[LIVE WEBINAR] From pushcart to powerhouse: How loyalty helped fuel The Halal Guys’ growth

Date: July 13, 2017 | Time: 2:00 PM EST | Duration: 1 Hour Join us for a live webinar with The Halal Guys and Paytronix Systems as we discuss how loyalty programs can help fuel your brand's growth. Register now!

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Paytronix Systems, Inc.




The 6 Risks of Using a Waste Broker

Many restaurant operators use waste brokers for simplicity, but there can be hidden costs associated. There might be a better alternative.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Cass Information Systems




[WEBINAR] Show-n-Tell: Why Food Transparency Sells Now

In this webinar, the Litehouse team discusses and explores the evolving food transparency trend and how you can clean up your menu. Download now!

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Litehouse Foods


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What franchisees wish they'd known 'then,' that they know now

Managing employees is a major aspect that new franchisees often don’t realize or prepare for when signing a franchise agreement. That, and the fact that running your own shop means dozens of daily decisions, are big eye openers.

How to avoid disputes in the franchisor-franchisee partnership

Attorney Brian Schnell of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP offers up advice and tips on how potential franchise operators and franchisors can sidestep common disputes before the arguments move toward a court setting. Good communication and clear expectations are key.

Economic uncertainty and third-party delivery impact UK, US restaurants

Globalization has created opportunity for American brands in the U.K., where restaurants face many of the same challenges and opportunities as the U.S.


Will Brits embrace Tim Horton's?

The lessons to be learned in taking a brand to a new country are unfolding live as Tim Hortons UK emerges in her Majesty's homeland.

What do execs from Pizza Hut UK, Freshii GB, Crepeaffaire, Farmstand and Caliburger have in common?

Answer: They are all speaking at this year's Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, being held July 18-20 in London.

Future franchisees are watching: What do they see in you?

Three restaurant industry leaders talk about branding strategy when it comes to the essential task of drawing franchisees in for business.

Rapid Fired Pizza adds 175 restaurants, 4 states, 2 franchising veterans

Rapid Fired Pizza is living up to its name today, announcing that it has signed two area development agreements with a pair of restaurant industry veterans who will open 175 restaurants in four new states, according to a pair of news releases.

Want to grow your brand? Know the 3 Cs

China, chicken and coffee are three factors driving growth and profit in the current foodservice industry, according to Euromonitor International colleague and Consumer Foodservice Analyst Stephen Dutton.

Summit summations: Dallas event delivers Texas-sized dividends

Katie Fuhrman of MomentFeed; Kimberly Brastad of Dairy Queen; Keith Hill of I Love Bacon; Jamal Bara of Waterfall; Demetra McLain of DW's Subs and Jacquelyn Cirko of Groupon, give an inside look to their Summit experiences.


How well do you mitigate risk? Learn from those who have been there

Companies face a new set of risks in today's marketplace due to new technology. The need to manage human resources remains as critical as ever.

3 execs describe how to take on the world without losing your brand

Taking a brand to another country is one of the most complex challenges a brand's leadership can undertake. At the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Dallas last month, three divergent brands shared some of the lessons they've learned on the road.

How technology can improve ROI of maintaining foodservice equipment

Foodservice equipment has long required multiple distribution levels. Managing equipment information on such equipment places a heavy burden on all players in the supply chain. New technology offers options to reduce data management.

Capturing today's diners? A lot of it is still about 'the money'

Even with the surprises that the AlixPartners diners' preferences poll has shown this week, in many ways it still all comes down to the fact that customers want it all and they want it as cheap as they can get it.

Is your restaurant the winner of the 'Perfect Pitch?'

We are accepting entries for our third annual competition, The Perfect Pitch — aimed at owners of new fast casual concepts looking to pitch their brands to a room of potential investors and franchisees at the Summit. Nominations close June 2.

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