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Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch
Restaurants

Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch

There's no secret sauce for making a new eatery profitable but careful planning surely helps.
Jesse Torres
How Purpose and Social Responsibility Can Set a Startup Apart
Social Responsibility

How Purpose and Social Responsibility Can Set a Startup Apart

Campbell's CEO says new business owners can differentiate their enterprise with ideals that resonate with consumers, their evolving values and needs.
Denise Morrison
Why Franchises Have Discovered Food Trucks
International Franchise Association

Why Franchises Have Discovered Food Trucks

The Original Soupman -- of Seinfeld fame -- says the food truck business offers unique opportunities for franchisees.
Geoff Weiss
Startup Aims to Meet Tech Challenges of Dining Industry
Food Businesses

Startup Aims to Meet Tech Challenges of Dining Industry

Red Book Connect's solutions for the four biggest issues restaurants face are already embraced by large numbers of businesses.
Adam Toren
Franchise Players: I Became a Multi-Unit Franchisee While Still in College
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: I Became a Multi-Unit Franchisee While Still in College

Aneesh Patel got an early start in the food industry, opening five restaurant franchises before he graduated from college.
Kate Taylor
Why Restaurants Have Rules Against Really Big Tips
Tipping Guide

Why Restaurants Have Rules Against Really Big Tips

A Waffle House waitress nearly lost a $1,000 tip due to company policy, raising the question: how should restaurants deal with unexpected windfalls?
Kate Taylor
Questions to Ask Before Saying, 'Honey, I Think We're Ready to Franchise'
Franchise

Questions to Ask Before Saying, 'Honey, I Think We're Ready to Franchise'

Want to take it to the next level? This gut check will let you know if you should proceed, or continue working on your business.
Jeff Sinelli
Our Top Food Franchises
Franchises

Our Top Food Franchises

Quick-service and full-service restaurants plus retail food businesses accounted for over one quarter of our top franchises for 2014, proving that food franchises are a healthy business.
Tracy Stapp Herold
How We Got Our Unlikely At-Home Cocktail Mixer on Store Shelves
Business Unusual

How We Got Our Unlikely At-Home Cocktail Mixer on Store Shelves

The co-founders of this tea mixer company talk mentors, starting up and marketing a product that's the first of its kind.
Kate Taylor
Will Taco Bell's Latest Mashup Be a Hit?
Taco Bell

Will Taco Bell's Latest Mashup Be a Hit?

Taco Bell is rolling out the Quesarito -- a quesadilla burrito combination -- nationwide on June 9.
Kate Taylor
Reminder: It's National Doughnut Day
Dunkin' Donuts

Reminder: It's National Doughnut Day

The only thing that makes Friday sweeter? Free doughnuts at Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' Donuts and more.
Kate Taylor
The No. 1 Thing Restaurants Must Do to Stop Food Poisoning
Food Businesses

The No. 1 Thing Restaurants Must Do to Stop Food Poisoning

Want to have happy customers? Don't let this practice go on within your restaurant's walls.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: The Life of a Franchisee Is No Cakewalk
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: The Life of a Franchisee Is No Cakewalk

Ed Manns has been in the restaurant business since age 16. Now a Golden Corral franchisee, he knows the industry -- and all its demands -- inside and out.
Kate Taylor
Oprah Calls This Person the 'Perfect Entrepreneur'
Whole Foods

Oprah Calls This Person the 'Perfect Entrepreneur'

In this interview, the talk-show legend talks to this founder about the passion that inspired him to launch an international giant.
Jason Fell