BY Jason DaleyA number of top culinary minds are aiming to expand their reach with franchised fast-casual restaurants that serve up high-quality, reasonably priced meals.
BY Kate TaylorFrom YouTube gross-outs to hashtag horror stories, check out these six PR nightmares at U.S. franchises.
BY Kate TaylorIf you want to drop hundreds on an artisan Starbucks card, you need to hurry-- all 1,000 are expected to sell out shortly after they go on sale today.
BY Kate TaylorThe National Restaurant Association predicts the rise of nutrition, pickling and dessert mashups in 2014, as chefs deem bacon 'yesterday's news.'
BY Kate TaylorBowing to pressure from customers and one particularly determined food blogger, Chick-fil-A is removing artificial ingredients and high fructose corn syrup from products.
BY Kate TaylorWith food trucks generally losing 50 percent of their business in winter, here are six ways to make sure your food truck business stays hot when the weather gets chilly.
BY Kate TaylorAs fast-food workers prepare to strike in 100 cities this Thursday, franchisees and business owners grapple with the minimum wage question.
BY JeeYeon ParkLong known for its pasta and bread sticks, Olive Garden is serving up a new Italian twist on an American classic.
BY Kate TaylorLooking to own a franchise? Taco Bell is engaging in its most aggressive franchisee recruitment push in 15 years.
BY Kate TaylorWendy's is ending the run of its wildly successful pretzel bun, bringing out a brioche burger to end a year full of innovative buns.
BY Kate TaylorMen in Kilts, like many franchises, is dominated by men. However, two women have been important to the growth of the business.
BY Kate TaylorAs the New York City Council's decision on the Styrofoam ban nears, Dart Container has offered an alternate solution.
BY Kate TaylorWith McDonald's no longer offering the McRib nationally, loyal fans flock to franchises offering the polarizing sandwich.
This Mega Deal Means Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Are Now in the Same Family as Arby's, Auntie Anne's and Cinnabon
BY Kate TaylorRoark Capital Group will acquire CKE Inc., the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, adding to its extensive franchise brand portfolio, which includes Wingstop, Carvel Ice Cream and Arby's.
BY Kate TaylorNew York City's Department of Health created a new website to compare nutritional data for 66 chain restaurants. Heres six of the sites most surprising reveals.
BY Kate TaylorWith Starbucks losing its fight against 'Charbucks' coffee, here's a look at seven more legal battles over copycat names.
BY Kate TaylorMcDonald's is reportedly trying out a new solution to their drive-thru problem. The catch: it probably won't speed up your wait.
BY Kate TaylorWhat happens to franchisees when their franchisor goes belly up? Check out the rise and fall of these six formerly big U.S. chains.
BY Kate TaylorThe franchise industry created 25,060 jobs in October, far exceeding the previous month's growth.
BY Kate TaylorAn arbitrator said Starbucks owes Kraft $2.8 billion for breaking a packaged coffee contract, forcing the coffee giant to revise its latest earnings.
BY Jason DaleyFrench Fry Heaven feeds an insatiable demand for fries and franchises.
BY Kate TaylorThis Veterans Day, veterans in franchising look back on what the military taught them about entrepreneurship.
BY Joel LibavaOwning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered beforehand.
BY Jason DaleyShu-ling Garver started Engineering for Kids, a program that teaches the basics of engineering and design to kids.
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