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OrderUp to target underserved delivery market
Tropical Smoothie Café adding Asian noodle bowls to menu for limited time
Dickey's opening locations in Alabama, Texas
Soupman signs first veteran through Franchise Veteran Program
Newk's Eatery launches ovarian cancer awareness campaign
La Madeleine Country French Café donates $89,339 to Children's Hunger Fund
Potbelly to open first North Carolina location
Starbucks rolling Pumpkin Spice Latte out early
Self-service restaurant solution is music to your ears
Fatburger turns itself inside out in quest for healthier option
Tim Hortons celebrates autumn with return of Pumpkin Pie Iced Capp and Latte, intros new baked goods
Partnership to provide restaurant accounting solutions
First Kansas City-area sweetFrog officially opens at Legends Outlets
Dog Haus adds Chef Adam Gertler as Würstmacher
FreshBerry expands in South America
NPR's On Point explores healthy options and the fast casual segment
Kraze Burger opens airport location
Buffalo Wild Wings kicks off fantasy football season with Pepsi draft party kit, sweepstakes
Woman injured by lye-laced sweet tea at Utah Dickey's
Wild Wing Cafe names Tom Lewison Chief Executive Officer
Live Webinar: Ingredient of the Year - Fresh Ideas for Adding Avocados to Your Menu
Single mom's scheduling woes prompt Starbucks to reassess policies, procedures
You heard it here first: first franchisees become important brand ambassadors
California legislature passes bill making it harder to terminate franchising agreements
Food Hall by Villa opens at Arizona Mills
Meatheads adds edible cookie dough to menu
Noodles & Company reports limp Q2 comps
Infographic: The Millennial Workforce
Doing digital signage right
Jamba Juice gives away nearly half a million servings of fruit, veggies
RMD Technologies teams with Verizon for new 'smart' temperature monitoring technology
Fatburger offering valet parking at two LA locations
Webinar on beacons, geofencing now available
National Restaurant Association joins fight against Seattle wage increase
Togo's plans 1,000 sandwich giveaway to mark grand opening
Teas honored for excellence
Oregon Chai launches new spiced chai concentrate
Does China expose the concept of Quality Fade in QSR food products?
Mimi's Cafe culinary team rolls out new frites menu items
Capriotti's opening 32nd shop in Las Vegas
How Do You Roll? signs franchise deals in Chicago, New York
Consumer traffic, unit growth low in 2014
Pie Five finds a home in the Midwest
Summit will help fast casual restaurants 'think mobile first'
Caribou Coffee adds salads, wraps, snack boxes to menu
Taco Republic rolls out new menu
Smashburger launches nationwide fundraiser for Parkinson's support
Schlotzsky's set to expand footprint in Oklahoma
Deli meat supplier launches loyalty program
Jimmy John's, franchisee accused of "wage theft"
Pie Five Pizza: Have your cheesecake and eat it too
Zoe's Kitchen estimates Q2 comps increase of more than 7.3%
Maui Wowi slings smoothies at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
Putting customers in the driver's seat: Which Wich adds drive-thru
Syrus introduces restaurant management mobile app
Starbucks' loyalty program now reminds customers to claim rewards
An organic Barbecue Bacon Cheddar Burger? Elevation Burgers adds one to the menu
Farmer Boys opens in Gardena, Calif.
No soup for you? SoupMobiles could change that
Jack in the Box sales lifted by breakfast, late-night dayparts
Amsterdam Falafelshop location adding beer to its menu
Former FBI executive assistant director to keynote ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit
Minnesota restaurant hoping to reduce food, labor costs with self-order kiosks
Chipotle unveils chef and music lineup for Cultivate Dallas-Ft. Worth festival
Taco Cabana spicing up salsa bar with Salsa Especial! offerings
Newk's Eatery hires industry veteran to further expansion
Noah's New York Bagels celebrates 25th anniversary with 25-cent bagel
Fiesta Restaurant Group consolidates food distribution to single provider
University of Houston to offer PhD in Hospitality Administration
Franchising association seeks to halt Seattle’s minimum wage increase
More consumers eating meals alone
Financial analysts predict downward spiral of QSR burger brands
Quantifying the Commitment to Your Customer Centricity
Loyalty Modeling: Mapping the Customer Experience
FourKeys of Customer-Centric Organizations
A look at some international fast casual concepts
Juice It Up! posts 19 percent YOY sales growth
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf inks exclusive area development agreement for Japan
Togo's to develop seven restaurants in Northern California
Fatburger announces development deal for 15 stores in the Philippines
Qdoba adds Queso Diablo to menu
Popeyes’ US president leaving for Pei Wei CEO role
Zoës Kitchen's 'Southern hospitality with personality' paying off
Panera CFO resigns
Mission Foods leapfrogs competitors with plastic ship boxes
Restaurant industry adds nearly 19K jobs in July
CaliBurger enters franchise agreement to develop 10 units in Maryland
The Original Soupman selects Brand Initiatives Group for branding strategy
Modmarket expands into Dallas
ARC Group appoints new director of marketing
Starbucks named 2014 Outstanding Corporate Innovator winner
Peet's Coffee & Tea acquires Mighty Leaf Tea
Evolving From Frozen to Fresh Hand-Cut Fries
Three Ways Proper Equipment Selection Reduces Kitchen Labor
Morgan makes the leap from Smashburger to Tava Indian Kitchen
Einstein Noah squeezes out same-store sales increase, cuts staff by 10%
Sloan's Ice Cream plans Lauderdale-By-The-Sea location
PeopleMatter teams up with NCR to streamline employee onboarding process
Restaurant traffic slips in June, same-store sales continue to rise
ChefTec adds Lot Tracking to ChefTec xt3
Chicken Salad Chick gains more ground in South Carolina
Meatheads opens second Indiana restaurant
Menchie's plans grand opening of Chicago store
Fatburger opens first Doha, Qatar location
La Madeleine opening Pearland, Texas store
Smoothie King posts strong Q2 results
Blue Lemon set to open sixth location
Pinkberry adds Pick-Up Packs
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants hires first COO
The importance of online ordering when it comes to catering
Homestyle Dining leverages smaller footprint to create 'plush fast casual' steak concept
MyCheck's full integration with POSitouch aimed at restaurants
NoshList adds new reservations feature for restaurants, retailers
Garden Fresh names Morberg CEO
Menchie's raising money for Make-A-Wish
Zaxby's building prototype stores in South Carolina
Breakfast takes a bite out of Panera comps in Q2
LevelUp intros physical and digital gift cards
Big data is pointless
Benefits 101: Simple ways to offer education assistance
McAlister's Deli adds Pecanberry Wrap, Club Salad
WFF launches campaign to advance women leaders
Corner Bakery Café expands into Brooklyn, NY
McDonald's, Starbucks cited as Millennials' 'guilty pleasures'
Jamba Juice will hold sampling event Aug. 6
Johnny Rockets appoints new CMO
Maui Wowi hires new franchise business manager
Da Lobsta food truck rolls through Chicago July 31
Buffalo Wild Wings posts same-store sales growth in Q2
Farmer Boys opens restaurants in California, Las Vegas
Green Beans Coffee opening at Pittsburgh International Airport
McDonald's ruling holds franchisors accountable for franchise employee allegations
Firecrust Neapolitan jumps into fast casual pizza space
Webinar will introduce beacon, geo-fencing basics for restaurants
Tyson Foods sells poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil
Teriyaki Madness inks franchise deal with not-for-profit organization
Fresh To Order intros mobile payments, loyalty app
FreshBerry opens 20th location in Saudi Arabia
Habit showcasing Hatch chiles for limited time
How Do You Roll? inks 35 unit SoCal expansion deal
San Diego City Council passes minimum wage hike
Wingstop posts strong second quarter
Fatburger, Buffalo's Cafe open co-branded unit in Islamabad
Buffalo's offers half-off Death Valley wings
Blazing Onion Burger partners with eTouchMenu for order and payment app
Jimmy John's donates $1 million to families of fallen, disabled soldiers
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The Restaurant of the Future: How Technology will Transform the Guest Experience
Can you Grow Efficiency and Customer Satisfaction at the Same Time?
Blending Cell Phones and Guest Pagers: The Evolution of Paging Systems in the Hospitality Industry
Managing the Front Door for a Better Guest Experience
Improve the Guest Experience with Guest Paging
On Cue Turns Wait Time Management into a Well-Oiled Machine
Check Point Guest Surveys Provides Real-Time, Actionable Insights
Teaching in-store and digital ordering to play nice
Integrated Communication System Transforms Operations: How technology’s impact on customer service affects profits
Webinar: How to Use Beacons and Geofencing to Grow Your Restaurant Business
Wendy’s testing build-your-own sandwich model
KFC Canada’s fast casual concept plans expansion, beer menu
Falafill joins Chicago's The NOSH with pop-up storefront
Fazoli's offering free lasagna for National Lasagna Day July 29
McAlister's Deli offering anniversary tumbler, sweepstakes
Jamba launching franchise recruiting campaign
How do you become the Uber of food?
Back to the Basics takes a deep look at the restaurant industry workforce
Chipotle announces Cultivate Dallas-Ft. Worth lineup
Younger consumers prioritize speed of service and technology
Sweet Tomatoes & Souplantation hosts DIY dessert promo
Whole Grains Council sets topics for November conference
Dickey's launches first multimedia ad campaign
Potbelly to open first Nebraska shop in November
Focus Brands selects purchasing group to manage supply chain
New beverages, food give Starbucks a lift in Q3
5 Lessons Learned From Recent Retail Data Breaches [infographic]
Infographic: 5 Lessons Learned From Recent Retail Data Breaches
Turning social media likes into restaurant traffic
Back Yard Burgers sees turnaround with return of seasoned fries
Franchisors invited to meet with potential investors at Chicago event
Buffalo Wings & Rings continues Middle East expansion
sweetFrog preps for New York Yankees Promotional Day
Rise Biscuits & Donuts launches worldwide franchise program
Robeks unveils Philly food truck
Robeks adds melon and mint to seasonal menu
Corner Bakery Café partners with Altametrics
McAlister’s Deli secures $15 million for expansion
The Starbucks mobile wallet: Will fantasy become reality?
Kids LiveWell marks third anniversary with 150 restaurant brands
Villa Enterprises adds hibiscus, mango, pomegranate tea flavors
Coco’s Bakery launches menu redesign, new ingredients
Tropical Smoothie Café commits $20 million for franchisee financing
Former Jimmy John's CEO launching location aware mobile ordering platform
Digital marketing provider secures $500K in capital for restaurant industry growth
Cypress Hospitality launches web-based restaurant management software
Jamba Juice's loyalty program hits 1 million
Hai Street Kitchen & Co. launches Screaming Tuna Roll
More consumers opting for takeout meals over hotel room service
East Coast Wings & Grill offering buy six, get six promo
U.S. restaurant traffic remains stagnant with no tailwind in sight
Jamba Juice gives away millionth beverage to Isis mobile wallet user
Capriotti’s debuts in Virginia
Encore Restaurants purchases eight Five Guys units, plans to develop 45 more
Corner Bakery rolls out bus tour fundraiser to fight child hunger
Togo's plans to give away 10,000 free sandwiches on July 24
Genghis Grill launches new summer drinks
Chipotle cites increased throughput as a driver behind same-store sales lift
Dickey's opens new restaurants in Michigan and Colorado
Chef Nick Graff joins Noodles & Company as director of Culinary R&D
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The Softer Side Of Remy Ma: The Rapper On Her Son, Husband & Fear Of Returning To PrisonThu, 21 Aug 2014
Is 'McMusic' on the way? Fast food giant steps into digital marketThu, 21 Aug 2014
Could you complete this crazy burger challenge?Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Russia shuts four McDonald's as food war...Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Will this burger bot smash America's fast-food jobs?Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Fast food worker accosted outside Tyler Arby's early this morningWed, 20 Aug 2014
Arby's Lends Pharrell Williams' Hat To NewseumWed, 20 Aug 2014
What's going there? Roy Rogers in BrickWhat's going there? Roy Rogers ...Wed, 20 Aug 2014
A guide to cheap local eateries for college studentsWed, 20 Aug 2014
Ketchup vs. Catsup: Why Heinz Is IrreplaceableWed, 20 Aug 2014
Councilman Ben Kallos wants to set stricter standards for kids' mealsWed, 20 Aug 2014
Japan McDonalds Now Carries Couple-Sized Jumbo SodasWed, 20 Aug 2014
Scottsdale fast food workers robbed, forced into freezerWed, 20 Aug 2014
Burger Blend Images/SuperStockWed, 20 Aug 2014
Fast food consumer report 2014Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Jack in the Box Munchie Meals: So Worth The HeartburnWed, 20 Aug 2014
An extra-special employeeTue, 19 Aug 2014
Whataburger's ranch, mayo now available at Central MarketTue, 19 Aug 2014
The Chains: McDonald's McCafe Is Invading a Grocery Store Near YouTue, 19 Aug 2014
Taco Bell unleashes $1 menuTaco Bell unleashes $1 menuIt's the latest ...Tue, 19 Aug 2014

Franchise Law Blog

FTC Files Complaint Against Wyndham Hotels for Cyber Security BreachesFri, 05 Oct 2012
Matco Lawsuit Sent to ArbitrationWed, 12 Sep 2012
Vegas Baby! Capriotti’s Lawsuit Against Former Franchisee Transferred to NevadaThu, 26 Apr 2012
Eighth Circuit Weighs in on Missouri Franchise LawMon, 23 Apr 2012
Kumon Settles Litigation with Former FranchiseeFri, 13 Apr 2012
Former Countours Express Franchisees Score Multiple Victories in Missouri State CourtWed, 11 Apr 2012
43 BP Franchisees File Complaint Against the FranchisorWed, 04 Apr 2012
Court Finds that Former Century 21 Franchisee “Counterfeited” Century 21 MarksTue, 03 Apr 2012
Northern District of California Holds That Jani-King Is Not “Employer” of FranchiseesTue, 27 Mar 2012
Window World Licensee Amends Complaint to Add Conspiracy ClaimTue, 27 Mar 2012

QSR Magazine

Pieology Pizzeria Names First Vice President of MarketingWed, 20 Aug 2014
Roy Rogers Engage Guests with Punchh Loyalty AppWed, 20 Aug 2014
Original Soupman Signs First Veteran Soupmobile FranchiseeWed, 20 Aug 2014
FreshBerry Readies for South American ExpansionWed, 20 Aug 2014
Whataburger Launches Sauces, Mayo at H-E-BWed, 20 Aug 2014
La Madeleine Raises Funds for Children's Hunger FundWed, 20 Aug 2014
Cousins Subs Awards $3,000 to Hope House of MilwaukeeWed, 20 Aug 2014
Krispy Kreme Unveils K-Cup Coffee PacksTue, 19 Aug 2014
JJ’s Red Hots Opens at Florida Atlantic UniversityTue, 19 Aug 2014
Tropical Smoothie Café Dishes Out Asian-Inspired FlavorsTue, 19 Aug 2014

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