Franchise Field Operations are All About Relationships

Franchising is all about relationships, and your field consultants are your key players. Check out this infographic for the top priorities and challenges that come with the keys to great franchisor-franchisee relationships.

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Sponsor: FranConnect




Success Story: BrightStar Care

FranConnect is helping BrightStar Care meet their growth goals for new franchise development, opening new stores, and in building local marketing awareness and lead conversion.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: FranConnect




5 Field Operations Secrets from 600 Franchise Brands

We have outlined 5 basic premises that highly effective field operations teams embrace to make their organizations successful.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: FranConnect


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2 events to help you succeed in franchising

To help operators avoid common pitfalls and to learn about the new technology now available to help restaurateurs succeed, Networld Media Group is hosting two events focusing on franchise growth and innovation.

A&W's post-Yum success proves breaking up isn't hard to do

Sometimes, brands like people do better solo than as a member of even the nicest restaurant family. Such has been the case for a brand that is actually the nation's oldest restaurant chain, A&W.

Cousins Subs VP lays out growth plans

Jason Valentine,  VP of Operations of Cousins Subs, chats about cultivating franchise relationships, employee engagement, the brand's new look and food safety challenges.


A chicken chain 'phoenix' rises from ashes with help of a 'patient' man and a whole American Indian nation

This week, Beautiful Brands International signed an agreement with the Muscogee Creek Nation's Muscogee Nation Business Enterprise division to open as many as 500 Rex's Chicken restaurants in 35 states. The chicken chain's 40-year-story mirrors that of the mythical phoenix rising from the ashes.

Focus Brands president: 'Restaurant business is complicated'

The president of Focus Brands sums up his views on the state of the restaurant industry.


3 steps to choose the right technology

We all know that the amount of investment capital flowing into the food tech space has led to a virtual saturation of new restaurant technology in everything from online ordering systems to self-monitoring ovens, and even a burger-making robot. Here is a three-step process to help choose which technology is right for a growing business.

Welcome to Taco Bell, here's your whiskey freeze

Taco Bell opens its first flagship location today on the Vegas strip with lots of new accoutrements.


Fast Casual Exec Summit attendees learn that success isn't just about food, it's about the people

The Fast Casual Executive Summit 2016 brought together hundreds of c-level executives to learn from one another in Dana Point, California.


Webinar: How Texas DQ used digital menus to ease growing pains

If you ask around you probably won't get a lot of argument to the assertion that digital signage is pretty cool, though some restaurateurs have concerns about scaling their digital signage as they grow.

Franchise Focus: Why 1 fast casual didn't 'rush' into franchising

After 12 years, Rush Bowls' founder, Andrew Pudalov, is finally ready to franchise his concept.

Shaq now owns Krispy Kreme franchise

Fifteen-time NBA All-Star Shaquille O'Neal and Krispy Kreme doughnuts: When you think about it, they are a match made in heaven. And fittingly perhaps, now they are wed with O'Neal this week officially becoming a franchisee and spokesman for the brand.

To stay or to grow? That was the question at Fast Casual Executive Summit

"Should I stay or should I grow?" is one question that many restaurant brands struggle with regarding expansion plans.

Questioning why you got into this crazy business? Here's a place to find an answer

Though the readers of this website are involved in another sector of the food service industry, many of you still attended the Fast Casual Executive Summit outside Los Angeles this week. It was a great fit, since much of the information was applicable to all restaurant categories, including everything from franchise growth to food safety.

Franchise Focus: Go Brit serving up British favourites, 'jolly good time'

The Delaware-based fish-and-chips brand claims to serve "British favourites and jolly good time."

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