With a distributed marketing model, the local QSR has access to designs created by corporate marketers, and have a greater ability to customize these pieces to suit their specific needs.
"Chipotle"-like pizza concept leveraging both a quality product and speed of service.
Franchisees cite uncertainty of tax policies, cost of implementing new health care rules and rising cost of energy as major concerns for the coming year.
Several elements will cause employers to revisit their workforce structure in 2013, including growth, regulation changes and labor cost increases.
The results of this year's list show that franchising is on the upswing after several tough years.
Digital technologies will be a major focus in the New Year.
Commodities, rebranding efforts and social media initiatives are also big non-food stories from this year.
The new restaurant introduces a new design that will serve as the prototype for future Loop locations.
At every stage of your restaurant's growth, different technologies have a role to play.
The hire comes just as the company begins to accelerate growth of its Pie Five fast casual concept.
Chains are actively recruiting veterans with startup discounts to reintegrate them into the workforce.
Digital orders are in excess of 35 percent.
Contingency plans put into place; franchisees told to heed local warnings.
The company marks its 75th consecutive quarter of international same-store growth.
China continues to be Yum! Brands' biggest growth story.
CIT's managing director says financing continues to open up for restaurant companies.
About 150 operators were surveyed on topics such as menu trends, marketing initiatives, technology upgrades, franchising, capital spending and general operations.
Opportunities are available with healthier offerings, leaner proteins and breakfast varieties.
More than 70 percent of franchisees surveyed said they would recommend their brand to other candidates – a strong indicator of job satisfaction.
CEO discusses expansion into new markets, brand differentiating.