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Jul

11

2016

How to Find the Perfect Food Franchise Opportunity for You

Do you love eating out? Consider yourself a foodie? If you’re looking for a type of franchise to open, a food franchise opportunity might be for you. Food franchises are among the most stable and fastest growing industries for franchising, which means there’s plenty of opportunity for you to make…

Dec

22

2015

Restaurant Franchises Positively Contributing to Employment in US

Jobless numbers are down in the majority of the metro areas, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For franchise owners, this statistic might not seem all that surprising given the tremendous increase in hiring that’s taken place in recent months. Franchise hiring has taken a noticeable shift into high…

Sep

29

2015

Franchise Lessons from an All-day Breakfast

Just one famous franchise serves one third of all the fast food breakfasts: McDonald’s. But only until 10:30. How many Egg McMuffin fans have arrived at their local McDonald’s at 10:40, far too early for a burger, and left empty-handed? Apparently a lot, to judge from the number of complaints…

Sep

21

2015

Restaurant Franchise Scorecards

A decade ago, Dateline did an intensive study of franchise restaurants’ health inspection reports. They chose 100 restaurants each from ten leading franchise restaurant chains across 38 states and analyzed 18 months’ worth of their health inspection reports.They looked specifically at critical violations. Critical violations are issues that could result…

Aug

06

2015

Franchise Restaurants a Bright Spot

How are U.S. restaurants doing? Not very well. Restaurants in general show a 1% decline since last year at this time. That means quite simply that there are 1% fewer restaurants in America today than there were a year ago. While many restaurants opened and many closed, the total number…

Oct

08

2014

Franchise Faux Pas

Yum Brands, the parent company of KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut,  recently opened a new kind of fast food restaurant, a place selling the delicious Vietnamese sandwich known as “bahn mi.” They opened their first location in Dallas, Texas, a town with many Southeast Asian Americans, and the locals…

Jun

16

2014

Just One Franchise: Teakwoods Tavern

Teakwoods Tavern is the kind of place where you can hang out with friends and watch the game, grab a quick lunch with friends from work, or enjoy a relaxed meal with your family. You can even swing by for breakfast. The franchise likes to place Teakwoods Taverns in small…

Jun

13

2014

Fast Food Franchises under Fire

Quick service restaurants make up one of the largest pieces of the franchise business opportunity pie. Or cupcake, cookie pizza, burger, or dish of your choice. The appeal from a business point of view is obvious. Some 160,000 fast food restaurants serve 50,000,000 customer a day, to the tine of…

May

19

2014

Just One Franchise: NYPD Pizza

Brand Keys 2014 Customer Loyalty Engagement Index (CLEI) results are in and Dominos rules the major pizza brands as the closet to always meeting customer expectations. With a 90% rating, it’s hard to beat. But Papa John’s is in at a close second with 87% and Pizza Hut is only…

Apr

30

2014

Just One Franchise: BullChicks

Most quick service restaurant franchises use a small menu that reduces the amount and variety of food they need to stock and allows for standardization in food prep. BullChicks, on the other hand, has developed a completely customizable menu of 20 burgers, 20 wraps, and 20 salads as well as…

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