Fast Casual Restaurants

How to Evaluate the ROI and Profitability of a Restaurant Franchise

Find out how to determine a franchise concept's overall ROI and profit margin.

Jeff Cheatham

So You Want to Open a Restaurant?

How franchising can make your restauranteur dream a reality.

Jeff Cheatham

These 3 Restaurant Franchises Thrived During the Pandemic. Here's What to Learn From Their Successes.

Facing an unprecedented labor shortage, forward-thinking restaurants doubled down on technology to increase profits

Dan Rowe

A Post-Pandemic Survival Guide for Restaurants

The pandemic hit restaurants hard, but there are smart ways for restaurateurs to come back.

Tim Murphy

The Time Is Now to Become A Franchisee Under Historically Good Terms

It is finally a tenant's market, and prospective franchisees are making unusually good deals this year -- but it won't last forever.

Dan Rowe

Why Franchising Is the Future of the Healthy-Fast-Food Movement

Younger generations are on board to eat healthier. In certain parts of the country, it's just about access to affordable options.

Aimee Tariq

Greg Flynn Owns 1,245 Restaurants and Makes $2 Billion A Year. Here's How He Did It.

He bought his first Applebee's 20 years ago, and since then has redefined what's possible in the franchise industry. His philosophy: Be different, then go big.

Scott Lucas

How a Partner Behind the Famous Vegan Restaurant Chain By Chloe Moved Forward After a Lawsuit, Online Harassment and a Miscarriage

Samantha Wasser dealt with a number of personal and professional setbacks amidst helping launch By Chloe, a popular vegan fast-casual chain. She tells us her story.

Samantha Wasser

How Hardee's Shed Its Bikini-Centric Ad Strategy, and Cleverly Grew Up

The franchise is repositioning itself as forward-thinking.

Claire Zulkey