Zoup CEO talks growing pains
Eric Ersher, founder of Zoup, talks with Hughes' Tom Tang about the challenges of growing and success as the brand celebrates 20 years.
"It used to be really easy when there was just us, and we were running the commissary, and we were delivering soup out to the restaurants, but with more locations and distribution centers — thank God for really smart people and technology," said Ersher during the interview at the 2018 Restaurant Franchisee Innovation Summit in Louisville, Kentucky.
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MOD Pizza CEO Scott Svenson sits down with Pizza Marketplace Editor Shelly Whitehead to provide some background on how some of society's most marginalized people have ended up making MOD one of the most successful U.S. pizza brands.
Carin Stutz, COO of Red Robin, chats wth Tim Tang of Hughes about how the chain handles customers' evolving needs, which includes a push for technology.
Sponsored by: Hughes
Wow Bao's Geoff Alexander talks about how the brand uses kiosks, cubbies and cartoons to delight busy customers even when they are in a huge hurry to pick up and go.
Jeff Bradbury- Hughes interview with Brian Bailey- Ichor
Big data is where it's at when it comes to must-have marketing technology, said Chris Ruszkowski, VP of marketing for Quizno's.
Bruce Schroder, president of Moe's Southwest Grill, chats about how the brand uses technology to drive sales.
Sponsored by: Hughes
Melissa Gallagher, Freshii VP of marketing, chats about the variety of marketing techniques that the chain uses to get stand out among its competitors.
The 2017 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers were honored at the annual gala.
Ellen Hartman, CEO of Hartman Public Relations, taught the attendees of this year's Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit in Dallas about the importance of having a risk-management plan. Key steps, however, to defusing any negative event, from a food safety...
Cultivating leadership and developing oneself is key to success, according to Bobby Shaw, a veteran executive of several brands, including Chipotle and McDonald's.
Biju Thomas, founder of Biju's Little Curry Shop, discussed how he successfully partnered to open inside Whole Foods.
Restaurant executives from all over the world gathered in March at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Dallas to not only learn from one another about growing their businesses, but also make more than 10,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
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.
Saladworks was facing bankruptcy in 2015, when Centre Lane Partners bought it for nearly $17 million. Since then, CEO Patrick Sugrue has been working to breathe new life into the 30-year-old brand. "You have to be able to fail fast...