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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
Better Guest Experience with Faster Service
Grow your business with Table Tracker
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
Live 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
Check out Panera To You
6 steps to promote staff, customer allergen awareness
LevelUp's new StartUp program aimed at limited-service restaurants
AllergyEats conference planned for October in NYC
Restaurant recruiting firm launches regional development franchising program
Pollo Tropical offers Parent's Day deal
Tava Indian Kitchen taps Smashburger exec as CEO
Boston-area Bruegger's Bagels will offer burgers for a limited time
Menchie's opens stores in Canada, Connecticut
Dickey's opening new location in Mississippi
DaVinci Gourmet intros new smoothie mixes for foodservice operators
Villa Enterprises opens Food Hall by Villa at shopping outlet
Pie Five Pizza plans debut in the Deep South
The Habit Burger Grill inks first two franchise deals
Fresh To Order adds bison burger to menu
Starbucks moving Teavana to Seattle
HuHot operations team launches Franchise Business Reviews
UAE falafel chain expanding to North America and Europe
Pasta Patrol: Fazoli's takes brand door-to-door to reach seniors, families
HipLogiq announces integration partnership with MailChimp
Wayback Burgers to give away free hot dogs
la Madeleine opens in Northern Virginia
sweetFrog expanding into Egypt
Starbucks opens first store in Colombia
Zaxby's brings Fried Pickles back to summer menu
Native Foods Café announces partnerships with three non-profits
Dinova enhances mobile app to help business travelers find preferred restaurants
Tyson’s tender offer for Hillshire set at $63 per share
Woody’s Bar-B-Q launches trio of LTO sandwiches
Are Millennials really that hard to please?
Why is the speakeasy bar concept growing internationally but not in the US?
Multiunit franchisee growth outpacing restaurant industry growth
Cardfree, Xpient form omnichannel partnership for restaurant customers
I Dream of Falafel hosts giveaways for Wrigleyville opening
Henny Penny earns three Business Marketing Assoc. awards
Fresh to Order announces promotions and hires to support growth
Panasonic unveils next-gen surveillance camera platform
Kronos outlines three trends transforming workforce management
Lavu releases delivery and routing extension for iPad POS system
Johnny Rockets opens second restaurant in Rio Grande Valley, Texas
Corner Bakery Café inks 12-unit deal for expansion into Oregon
Smashburger tops off menu with organic arugula and mushrooms
Capriotti's to open first Georgia location this September
Buzztime reaches five million player registrations, adds new game options
Granbury Solutions to hold online and mobile ordering webinar
Maui Wowi set to open Chico, Calif., restaurant
Tropical Smoothie Café announces Atlanta expansion plans
Holy jalapeno! How hot will menus get?
Without weather to blame, restaurant industry's Q2 results 'lackluster'
HMSHost creates technology simulation lab for dining concepts
NetWaiter adds birthday messaging feature for online orders
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s largest ad campaign targets Millennials
Food Network brings back Great Food Truck Race
Happy Belly Food Truck adds NCR mobile POS
New agreement pushes Pie Five’s franchise deals beyond 200 units
Fresh To Order CEO: Fast casual concepts need to 'elevate up'
Corner Bakery ready for Idaho debut
Acquisitions, operational efficiencies lead to strong financial report for U-Swirl
Juice It Up! adds new locations in Dallas area
Pancheros launches redesigned website
Fuddruckers establishes second location in Italy
How Do You Roll? expanding into Chicago and Florida
How one restaurant concept leverages Yelp reviews for sales growth
Woody’s Bar-B-Q hosts spare rib eating contest to raise funds for at-risk children
Pie Five Pizza signs 18-unit deal for Florida market
Ethnic cuisine expected to play a larger role in next five years
Uncle Maddio’s extends Alabama presence
Blaze Pizza ready for New York debut
Consumers showing less concern about sodium intake
Burger 21 to open first Arizona restaurant on July 21
Boston Market adds BLT Rotisserie Chicken Burger for limited time
SoupMan partners with Trevelino/Keller
Fuddruckers adds Bourbon Burger to summer menu
Moe’s Southwest Grill announces 120 new franchise deals in first half of 2014
Einstein Noah announces Bagel Dog giveaway
Dickey's will open restaurants in California, Nebraska, Washington
McAlister's Deli announces remodel, Guest Appreciation Week at Georgia location
Mobile CRM is a game changer that puts every restaurant on an even playing field
Pei Wei Asian Diner adds sushi, salads
Red Mango launches cold brewed coffee, iced and frozen latte lines
Sweet Tomatoes & Souplantation adds lemon-themed menu items this weekend only
Extreme Pita launches two new beverages
Mama Fu's Asian House announces international expansion into United Arab Emirates
Wow Bao and Harvest Juicery announce tasting
Penn Station East Coast Subs announces expansion into Chicago, Atlanta and Dallas
Maui Wowi Minnesota franchisees team up for all-star baseball
Charleys prototype restaurant includes customizable Philly burritos, bowls
Manny’s Mediterranean Café launches text ordering option
SK Planet Slydes into the US with new mobile shopping app
Chicago Mayor pushes for $13 minimum wage
Vitamix CEO named regional Entrepreneur of the Year
Cups Frozen Yogurt debuts first California franchise location
Schlotzsky's cracks top five in app store restaurant category
Flies twice as filthy as cockroaches, yet customers don't perceive threat
Teriyaki Madness announces deal to double locations by 2015
boloco announces new summer smoothies
Tanjerine launches ordering, entertainment and payment tablet platform
Orange Leaf adds self-serve smoothies
East Coast Wings and Grill adds Orlando, Fla., location
McAlister's Deli relocates, adds call ahead window
Bräuburgers opens in Lynchburgh, Va.
How corn affects food prices
Ice-O-Matic adds to Energy Star lineup
Veggie Grill adds nine summer menu items
Project Pie ranked on top of Yelp’s emerging brands category
The Mixx announces opening of first Kansas location
ShopKeep adds new features to POS offerings
McAlister's Deli announces deal for three more Florida locations
Tropical Smoothie Cafe adds Totally Green Smoothie to menu
Dickey's opens restaurants in Utah and Pennsylvania
JJ’s Red Hots partnering with Chartwells Higher Education for campus expansion
Sabert CEO wins 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for New Jersey region
Moe's finds a sweet spot with contextualized tweets, increased digital spend
Building, branding and loyalty in fast casual
Health insurance exchange launches for DC-area restaurants
California Milk Advisory Board named as Kids LiveWell sponsor
Yogurtland creates vacation-inspired flavors for summer promotion
Pie Five Pizza Co. plugs into the Music City
Caribou Coffee plants flag near Minneapolis’ Target Field
Agilysys expands restaurant solution to include loyalty, payment gateway
Pancheros Mexican Grill adds new sauce to menu for summer
Fazoli's offering discounts to summer campers
MAD Greens opens new, redesigned restaurant in Colorado
Fatburger adds wrap, shake to summer menu
Chicken Salad Chick set to open two new locations
A framework for measuring and monitoring mobile app loyalty
Uncle Maddio’s franchisee plans eight NC locations
C-store traffic gets a lift from foodservice offerings
The Three Stooges Brand launches fast casual burger concept
Restaurant industry adds 173K in first six months of 2014
Twin Cities' Dickey's locations will donate portion of sales to flood relief
McAlister's Deli to open in Pooler, Ga., on July 14
Austin Dickey's Barbecue Pit set to celebrate Customer Appreciation Day
Mobile Menchie's self-service fro-yo truck rolls into upstate New York
Dickey's set to open three new restaurants in three different states on July 10
Navigating the new food codes: Part 1
Restaurants fire up promos for Fourth of July holiday
Foodservice trends: What is the next Sriracha?
Fazoli's adds Stuffed Pasta Selects, keeps Cheesecake with Nutella on summer menu
Report: Dessert opportunities abound in QSR
Zaxby's in Alabama teaming up to raise money for Make-A-Wish
Foodservice operators predict spike in sales in 2014
NRA publishes first-ever sustainability newsletter
Comprehensive Food Safety and Arnold Flakowitz Associates merge
Brewsticks now available for purchase at Barnies CoffeeKitchen
Mustard tops list of most favored hot dog toppings
Lavu adds multiple payment, other options to online ordering application
Consumer Reports: Low chain restaurant scores should be a ‘wake-up call’
Noodles & Company testing 'upselling' free-floating servers
General Mills Foodservice seeks independent restaurants’ recipes for contest
Atlanta now Burger 21's largest development market
Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt chosen as a Gulf Oil preferred vendor
Firewürst adds Certified Angus Beef hot dog, gluten-free bun to the menu
Maui Wowi honored as a top franchises for veterans
La Madeleine opens 16th Houston location
Giraffas donates 200 gallons of sauces to homeless program
Dickey's launching potato chip line to benefit veterans
RetailMeNot jumps into restaurant promotions space
Fresh-made pasta concept opening in London next week
NRA appoints new VP of state association relations
Wand Corp. launches new marketing software features
Capriotti's CEO: Franchising an attractive option for those burned in the Great Recession
Tropical Smoothie Café introduces tacos to summer menu
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf joins forces with Operation Homefront to support service members
Menchie's adds Heath-inspired flavor to summer menu
McAlister's Deli announces Free Tea Day, giveaways
Maui Wowi adding two mobile carts in Texas

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Jim Coen's Let's Talk Franchising Blog

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Topix

Uncle Sam Fast Food to move near Shake ShackFri, 01 Aug 2014
McDonald's Japan Launches Tofu McNuggets Amid Chinese Chicken ScandalFri, 01 Aug 2014
Burger King 2Q profit rises 19 percentFri, 01 Aug 2014
Yum, Yum, Yum: Another Food Safety Scandal Rocks Multinationals in ChinaFri, 01 Aug 2014
Two people shot near NE fast food restaurantFri, 01 Aug 2014
Food Safety Scandal In China - A Risk To Multinational Fast Food Industry GrowthFri, 01 Aug 2014
Someone Passing Fake $100 Bills In Great BendFri, 01 Aug 2014
Burger King cuts ties with supplier in China food safety scareThu, 31 Jul 2014
Man stabbed near Cirencester McDonald'sThu, 31 Jul 2014
Student Driver Crashes SUV into Jenison Fast Food ...Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scaresThu, 31 Jul 2014
Affordable Fast Food Accessories - Shop Jeen's Happy Meal Necklace is ...Thu, 31 Jul 2014
McDonald's worker protest scores major victory. Will higher wages, unions follow?Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Millennials spend big bucks on these vicesWed, 30 Jul 2014
How much fast food do children eat?Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Dirty-faced drunk poses for mug shot after allegedly vandalizing door in Fla. Burger KingWed, 30 Jul 2014
McDonald's Japan sales down 15-20% after food scandalWed, 30 Jul 2014
Police investigate after McDonald's robberyWed, 30 Jul 2014
Police investigate 5th armed fast-food restaurant robbery this monthWed, 30 Jul 2014
A Victory for Fast Food WorkersTue, 29 Jul 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

Sloan's Ice Cream Opens in South Florida Fri, 01 Aug 2014
NRA Issues Statement on Statement on WOTC ExtensionFri, 01 Aug 2014
Fatburger Plants Its Flag in QatarFri, 01 Aug 2014
Tropical Smoothie Café Goes Totally GreenFri, 01 Aug 2014
WFF Launches 100K Strong Commitment CampaignFri, 01 Aug 2014
iTEP Hospitality Exam Tests English Proficiency Fri, 01 Aug 2014
Famous Soccer Commentator Surprises Fans at DQ Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Dunkin’ Donuts Continues Minnesota ExpansionThu, 31 Jul 2014
Wild Berry Medley Hits Cinnabon BakeriesThu, 31 Jul 2014
Taco John’s Hires New CMO to Bolster GrowthThu, 31 Jul 2014

Nations Restaurant News (NRN)

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