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Three successful multi-unit franchisees talk about how they spot, measure, and retain great employees.

 

Using a checklist and leveraging experienced sources can help business operators implement strategies, tried and true processes, and procedures that are critical to...

 

Columbus, Ohio-based Sunny Street Café is celebrating 10 years as a family friendly breakfast and lunch brand, looking both at their past and forward to their...

 

Type "franchise" into Google and you’ll get nearly 200 million hits (June 2017) -- a number that keeps growing every year. So what are the best sources?...

 

If David Sliman has his way, the direct mail magazine - aptly named the inside coup - will soon be in a mailbox near you.

 

The new presidential administration wasted no time jumping in, even before Inauguration Day. A steady stream of potential cabinet appointees was ushered in and out of...

 

NRD Capital Management Closes its Second Fund. The New $100 Million Fund Will Invest in Restaurant Concepts as Well as New and Emerging Markets Like Healthcare...

 

New Study by Technomic Reveals the Latest Trends and Data Outlining Consumers’ Shifting Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Burgers.

 

There's a good reason the United States is called the Land of Opportunity. The spirit of independence is one of the cornerstones in the nation's founding. That...

 

Quaker Steak & Lube takes beverages seriously. It’s why the brand’s revamped drink menu is so much fun.

 

For a very long time, franchisees and franchisors maintained an arm's-length relationship: the franchisee sent the franchisor a sales report and a royalty check...

 

Dinesh Goswami and his partners with AR Pizza, LLC, already successfully operate 47 Popeye's Chicken locations and eight Arby's restaurants.

 

Contracts between parties have existed for centuries. Before contracts - there were agreements, or what we also call, covenants.

 

Franchising really began to blossom in the post-war 1950s and 1960s. Franchisors of convenience goods and services seemed to be popping up on every corner....

 

Chelsea Segura signed her first franchise agreement with The Little Gym two months before she graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in kinesiology.

 

Qdoba franchisees are banding together to protect the $250 million they have invested in the Mexican food brand by forming the Qdoba Franchisee Association.

 

We've all had this experience: We see a store or restaurant we'd hoped to visit, but before we commit to going into the building, we're struck by an...

 

Franchising provides benefits for both seller and buyer. For franchisors, the primary benefit is the ability to use other people's money to expand the brand more...

 

Sunny Street Café is shining bright with a new interior look for the fast-growing chain that is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a welcoming spot for...

 

So you want to build your business by adding another brand? Maybe two? While the ROI must make sense, seasoned multi-brand franchisees say the key to franchise happiness...

 

Irish Beef, Inc., buys 8 Arby's Restaurants and Signs a Development Agreement to Open 4 More Restaurants in the Tucson Market in the Next 3 Years.

 

10 Ways To Solve the Puzzle of Building Enterprise Value and Long-term Sustainable Success for Your Business.

 

Franchising is a business model that combines the best aspects of sole proprietorship and Corporate America. It can be described as a "hybrid" model that fills...

 

George Tinsley has been a part of Kentucky Fried Chicken/KFC for more than three decades, so long that he had the opportunity to work alongside the brand's...

 

Quaker Steak & Lube is revving up aggressive growth plans for the brand with a new menu that is all about the "wow" factor.

 

Franchisees and investors say the economy is trending up and that regulatory relief and tax reform could provide further benefit for business operators.

 

Buffalo Wild Wings' largest franchisee opens newest location in Florida and now operates 65 restaurants across five states.

 

Franchising has proven to be a successful business model across a wide spectrum of industries using multi-unit retail distribution.

 

GPS Hospitality To Acquire 11 More Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Restaurants in Georgia. The Burger King and Popeyes Franchisee Is Nearing 400 Locations.

 

How "soft skills" relate to "real" leadership skills and the personal leadership development of successors and teams that ensure business growth into...

 

Multi-Unit Franchisee magazine honored franchisee excellence at the annual Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Awards ceremony at this year's Multi-Unit Franchising...

 

Report finds franchise brands disclosing financial information more than ever, providing greater transparency and greater access to capital from lenders.

 

Pizza Hut's largest franchisee acquires 140 more Wendy's locations, growing to 1,136 Pizza Hut locations in 28 states and 386 Wendy's units in 7 states.

 

Charles Loflin first met Antonio Swad in 1997. Swad is the entrepreneur's entrepreneur, the founder of Wingstop and Pizza Patrón. The two men hit it off and began...

 

New El Pollo Loco restaurant is the fourth for Texas-based multi-unit operator Chicken Time Holdings.

 

How a coaching approach with your employees can work to eliminate the negative and draining emotions of accountability.

 

Will 2018 be a year for optimism, pessimism, or anxiety? Every year has its opportunities and challenges.

 

Study Finds Millennials Give High Marks To Brands Like Five Guys, The Cheesecake Factory, Ben & Jerry's, and Starbucks.

 

Multi-Unit Franchisee Mark Molina Acquires His Fourth Orangetheory Fitness Studio In Connecticut. The Award-Winning Franchisee Is Helping The Brand Double the State's...

 

Bob Middleton heard or read something years ago that stuck with him: Wealth is built by focusing on one thing and doing it well; wealth is preserved by diversifying.

 

Veteran Denny's multi-unit franchisee Glenn Beattie learned early in his franchise career to keep his eye on the prize: the paying customer.

 

Famous Dave's of America Ramps Up Refranchising With New Strategy To Sell All 33 Company-Owned Locations in the Next 2 Years.

 

Creating a Leadership Style and Legacy That Encourages and Empowers Employees and Leads Your Business to a Brighter Future.

 

After 25 years in the restaurant business, Mike Richey knows that an offer of a dollar more per hour from a competitor can be too much for an employee to refuse.

 

The Arby's "We have the meats" slogan will soon be appearing in more places in Canada.

 

2017 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference Rolls Into Vegas Setting New Attendance Records and Raising The Bar For The Multi-Unit Franchising Industry.

 

Arby's Largest Franchisee Acquires 10 More Units in The West. US Beef Now Operates 360 Arby's Locations.

 

Matt Rusconi, who recently added a hot new tech franchise to his two restaurant brands, has a refreshing attitude toward work: he loves it.

 

Franchising is a tough business. There's competition, overhead, rising costs, changing consumer tastes, social media, and now legislative and regulatory threats to deal...

 

When multi-unit franchisee Rahul Marwah opened New York City's first-ever Denny's on the bottom floor of a high-end condo building in August 2014, the diner made...


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