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Top 100: Menu Trends – Embracing beer and alcohol
Debunking McDonald's service time criticism
Pie Five marks second DC area location
Will your lawn be on the menu in 2015?
OrderUp adds AOL veteran to executive team
Key themes for '15: Food quality, customization, customer-facing technology
Starbucks China opens new reserve store, rolls out partner exchange program
Halal Guys franchisee to develop restaurants in the Houston market
Great Wraps inks development deal for DFW and Oklahoma City
Pizza Studio continues SoCal expansion
Top 100: Menu Trends – Customization
Rearview 2014: Cause marketing moves from fundraising to partnerships
Is your restaurant green?
Agreement enables Paytronix Rewards, NCR Aloha POS integration
Feast BBQ opens 2nd location
Dining habits shifting toward snacks
Peet's pulls out of Ohio after 18 months
Panera Bread progressing toward animal welfare goals
Billy Sims BBQ opens 44th location
Fast casual sales significantly outpaced other segments in Q3
Families with kids making fewer restaurant visits
Pie Five continues food pantry campaign for newest Wichita opening
Snagajob launches video job application feature
Pie Five announces 55 new franchise deals
Jersey Mike's supports Wreaths Across America tribute
Millennial marketing conference registration now open
Healthy Dining adds tech execs to support growth
Blaze spreading to Sarasota in January
Using Analytics to Get the Most Out of Digital Signage
La Madeleine signs five-unit deal with Arkansas franchisee
Capriotti's expands DC presence
ChowNow adds Apple Pay platform
NCR Silver POS integrates LevelUp's payment platform
Researchers use text-mining software to predict success, failure of DC restaurants
NRA webinar on menu labeling regulations available for playback
Dickey's opens two new restaurants in Florida, California
Top 100: Menu Trends – Quinoa
Rearview 2014: Here's what we were hungry for
Consumer demand for convenience shifting restaurant priorities
Report shows holiday season revenue decline at restaurants
Rearview 2014: Millennials take the wheel
Modmarket features soba noodles, mushrooms on winter menu
Dickey's, franchisee reach settlement in Utah lye burn case
Panera Bread set to open café with drive-thru in Ohio
Barnie's CoffeeKitchen to offer special deals on Dec. 22
Rearview 2014: Fast Casual is kind of a Big Deal
Consumers name California drought as top food story of '14
Demand for food transparency growing
SafetyChain providing ROI calculation to promote food safety platform
IPO, private equity activity were hot for restaurants in 2014
Gluten-free options now available at 9 percent of restaurants
sweetFrog invites choirs to 'Deck the Halls' for video postcard
Fuddruckers plants flag in Delaware
iQ Food Co. retains DECK Agency as agency of record
Interactive Customer Experience Summit coming to Chicago in June
Top 100: Menu Trends – Healthy kids menus
What it takes to build long-term vision
Blaze Pizza marks two grand openings in Sacramento
LevelUp introduces gift cards
East Hampton Sandwich Company adding 7 Texas locations
Zaxby's signs 28-unit deal in Oklahoma City
JJ's Red Hots Names '12 Days of Hot Dogs' Finalists
Caribou Coffee to offer packs for new Keurig 2.0 carafe
Menchie's opens first Bahrain unit
Halal Guys signs 10-unit development deal for DC
Homestyle Dining names Jill Gouge-Laird VP of Marketing
Potbelly CEO to talk millennials with Executives' Club Chicago
Fuddruckers makes South American debut
Top 100: Technologies – mobile apps
Competition for talent among hot trends for employers in 2015
NRA: Better kids' meals top trends list
Luby's sets release date for Q1 2015 report
California Tortilla opens new location in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Bruegger's Bagels, Florida Department Of Citrus team up for pre-holiday giveaway
Foodservice supply association predicts 4.1% growth in 2015
Smiling Moose Deli brings back mac for LTO
Menchie's adds California unit
Zoup! adds three units
Jamba Juice opens unit near UNC Charlotte
A 30-brand restaurant tour of Australia
MAD Greens: Less food miles equals better taste
Edible Arrangements' founder launches technology company
Int'l Restaurant and Foodservice Show of NY set for March
Dining app expands mobile ordering platform across all foodservice markets
ShopKeep launches new ecommerce site
2015 beverage trends survey now open
Consumption of fresh food up 20% in past decade
Cardinal International announces product launches
Uncle Maddio's first Texas location opening this week
Beef Checkoff Program teams with NRA to sponsor Kids LiveWell
New app gives customers menu, nutritional info across brands
Bibigo focuses on retail line for holiday parties
CUPS Frozen Yogurt – That's Hot raises $12,500 to fight breast cancer
Protein Bar opens 4th Colorado location
Digital strategy produces 119% jump in Tijuana Flats' online ordering
Top 100: Technologies – social media analytics
An In-Depth Look at Warewashing
New research examines the drivers behind consumers' dinner choices
Jamba partners with Peak Franchise Capital for refranchising effort
Smothered Burritos go undercover at Qdoba
Stampede Stew now 'On the Menu' at Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Juice It Up! opens in Eastvale, California
North Carolina Qdoba target of 'nurse-in' following incident
Report links Jimmy John’s 2013 Colorado E. coli outbreak to imported cucumbers
Baskin-Robbins, DQ, Taco Bell among creative finalists for the year
Charlotte-area McAlister's franchisee enters multiyear sponsorship deal with Hornets
A peek inside Starbucks' first Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room
Blue Pacific Grill lands spot on HealthyDiningFinder.com
Akerman law firm forms National Restaurant Industry Group
Corner Bakery Cafe adds New Jersey location
Potbelly sets sights on North Carolina
BURGERFI announces Jupiter, Florida grand opening
The four 'Cs' driving Jason's Deli's success
In 5 years, your whole day could revolve around Starbucks
Top 100: Technologies – Using social and mobile for training
Costa Vida sets out to 'debunk gluten-free diet myths'
Maui Wowi Hawaiian surfs into West Palm Beach, Florida
Belly up to the bar: Alcohol sales expected to improve modestly in 2015
Pollo Tropical continues Texas expansion
JJ's Red Hots kicks off '12 Days of Hot Dogs' promo
Two deals will net 27 new locations for Wahlburgers
Jamba Juice reports increased sales, progress toward 'asset light' model
Einstein Noah brings back holiday gift offerings
Top 100: Technologies – Tabletop media/pay at table
StickerYou Develops Innovative Technology that Changes the Branding Landscape for Small Business
Illegal Pete's: 'We want to be living wage plus'
Dickey's in the spotlight for cooking competition show
The chefs have spoken: Menu trend predictions for 2015
Going back to the basics always works
Corner Bakery Café goes big in Big Sky Country with 5-unit deal
Tropical Smoothie Café adds 4th Atlanta location
Datum Corporation now offering 24/7 support in SoCal
Hawaii-based Coconut's Fish Cafe plans mainland invasion
Genghis Grill opens at DFW
Fourth names TISSL partner in analytics, POS integration
BurgerFI offers free tasting
Kneaders launches new ordering platform
Villa Enterprises raises $68K for local charities
Revel Systems prepped for European expansion with $1.2M grant
CARDFREE rolls out next-gen order-ahead product
Pollo Tropical heads to the beach for holiday promotion
San Diego County adds NRA's ServSafe training course
Cowboy Chicken signs agreement for 20th new unit
Maui Wowi awards mobile vendor franchise to Texas couple
Tablets improve table turns by 30 percent for Genghis Grill
Bowl of Heaven inks multiunit deal for San Diego market
McAlister's signs agreements for New York, Illinois, Indiana
Amsterdam Falafelshop opening third DC location
La Madeleine opens in West Houston
California Tortilla plants flag near Penn State campus
'Black Friday' a boon to restaurants, too
Tillster teams up with mobile marketing provider
Corporate spending at restaurants jumps 7.1% in Q3
Top 100: Technologies – Table trackers
Temporary hires can have a lasting effect
Secrets to successful restaurant site selection
Shane's Rib Shack giving away food, merchandise in December
Lower gas prices yield higher restaurant traffic, sales in October
Restaurants Canada taps interim CEO
Carin Stutz takes helm of McAlister's
Cocoa-Minty Holiday Cookie back on Menchie's menu
Dick's Wings & Grill wins "Best Of Wings" award in Nassau County, Florida
Fazoli's supports feed the children on #GivingTuesday
Startups prove the future of foodservice is bright
Top 100: Technologies – Instagram
8 tips for heading off holiday scheduling stress
Log onto the tech revolution or get left behind
MAD Greens marks 10 year anniversary with giveaways
Buffalo's Express added to LA-area Fatburger location
Sloan's Ice Cream steps outside of South Florida
Burger 21, zpizza rank high on franchising list
Restaurants' commitment to sustainability influencing younger customers
Menchie's opens second unit in China
Togo's plants its flag in Colorado
Camille's Sidewalk Café adds antipasti
FAQ's about the FDA's final menu regulations
Gluten-free beer finds its way
The wait is over: FDA issues final menu labeling regulations
Webinar will tackle 'Hot or Not' trends for employers
Canadian 'Express Entry' program will remove caps on cooks, managers
Jamba Juice adds electronic gift card
Starbucks will raise funds, awareness on World AIDS Day
BURGERFI will match gift card purchases for #GivingTuesday donation to the Red Cross
Smashburger CMO: Better burgers are here to stay
Sip Savvy, Einstein Bros., Red Mango land at San Jose airport
Vitamix CEO named Entrepreneur of the Year
Int'l Franchise Association adds two executives
Top 100: Technologies – Vine
Firehouse Subs plans big media push in 2015
What's in your kitchen?
Consumer confidence grows, but costs pressure profits
Business diners spend 6% more than leisure diners
Syrus Restaurant Information Services adds Android app
Restaurant groups deride lack of Renewable Fuel Standard decision
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill launches new website
Taco Republic offers 'season pass'
Teriyaki Madness hires new director of marketing
Maui Wowi Hawaiian rolls out Cyber Monday deal
Of note on social media: Panda Express 'joy spotting' campaign
Restaurant organizations apprehensive about Obama's executive action on immigration
Domestic tea sales jump 6%
Qdoba experiences double-digit growth in catering sales
Boston Market catering, takeout up 20 percent over last year
Square launches free POS app
Intuit, Revel Systems developing QuickBooks POS
Zoe's comps up 6.3 percent YTD
Swipely ramping up in the restaurant space
NRA, SBA encouraging shoppers to #DineSmall on Nov. 29
Top 100: Technologies – Oven technology
Minimum wage: how restaurants are responding to the 'inevitable'
Salata adds vegan proteins
Chronic Tacos donates $10,000 to No Kid Hungry
ChowNow partners with Yelp for online ordering
California Tortilla enters NYC metro market
Luna Grill secures private funding
Chipotle launches mobile job application platform
Blaze ignites Knoxville opening with free pizza giveaway
The Habit announces IPO
San Francisco restaurant workers get $4M in back pay
30% of holiday shoppers plan to pay with mobile wallet
Foodservice Packaging Institute's annual Trends Report shows market shifts
7 tips for getting Millennials to stay in love with your brand
NRA selects LeanPath for food waste prevention program
Providence Equity Partners Invests in VendorSafe Technologies, Names New VendorSafe CEO
Top 100: Technologies – Digital menu boards
Healthy Dining VP offers tips for restaurants wanting to improve menu options
Panda Express on the lookout for 'joy'
Wholesale turkey prices on the rise
Credit card companies agree to reduce fees 10% in Canada
Pei Wei adds crunch to sushi offerings
Starbucks offers wireless device charging stations
Jimmy John's customers file class action suit over data breach
Farmer Boys bringing back bread bowls
Front Burner Brands adds brand, marketing leaders
Report: Consumers plan to spend more at restaurants in '15
Fresh To Order adding delivery at new South Carolina unit
VendorSafe names new CEO with new private equity partnership

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Larkburger: Building a better burger, Colorado-styleFri, 19 Dec 2014
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McDonalds fast food chain making big changes to boost salesThu, 18 Dec 2014
Town centre takeaway seeks to keep serving through to 4amThu, 18 Dec 2014
Locoa l finds a location in San Franciscoa s TenderloinThu, 18 Dec 2014
I make 300 cups of coffee every day. I get $9 an hour plus tips.Thu, 18 Dec 2014
Secret Santa Anonymously Gifts $100 Bills to Fast Food EmployeesThu, 18 Dec 2014
12 Game-Changing Fast Food Innovations Of 2014Wed, 17 Dec 2014
Verifone puts the 'fast' in fast food with Restaurant BrandsWed, 17 Dec 2014
Burgerville spreads its wings at PDXWed, 17 Dec 2014
Can We Blame Burger King for Ditching the U.S.?Wed, 17 Dec 2014
The 6 oddest Christmas fast food items of 2014Wed, 17 Dec 2014
At Long Last, McDonald's Is Simplifying Its MenuWed, 17 Dec 2014
Burger King raid man faces courtWed, 17 Dec 2014
Who Owns 'The Hunger Games,' Liberals or Conservatives?Wed, 17 Dec 2014
One Corporate Bully Down: Eat More Kale. Really. You Can NowWed, 17 Dec 2014
The Top 5 Franchises For 2015Tue, 16 Dec 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

Boudin SF's New LTOs Crafted Out of Rustic Stuffing BreadThu, 18 Dec 2014
The Halal Guys Taking Street-Food Concept to HoustonThu, 18 Dec 2014
GPS Hospitality Partners Purchases 36 Burger KingsThu, 18 Dec 2014
Former Erie, PA, Bruster's Revived with New FranchiseeThu, 18 Dec 2014
Bojangles' to Launch Cheddar Bo LTO System-WideThu, 18 Dec 2014
Great Wraps Signs Deal for Dallas, Oklahoma CityThu, 18 Dec 2014
Tossed Partners with Aramark to Feed Fidelity EmployeesWed, 17 Dec 2014
Wingstop Opens 2nd Hawaii Unit in HonoluluWed, 17 Dec 2014
Technomic: Fast-Casual Sales Up 8% in Q3Wed, 17 Dec 2014
Juice It Up! Inks Deal for Portland AreaWed, 17 Dec 2014

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