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Study Finds Millennials Give High Marks To Brands Like Five Guys, The Cheesecake Factory, Ben & Jerry's, and Starbucks.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Multi-Unit Franchisee Mark Molina Acquires His Fourth Orangetheory Fitness Studio In Connecticut. The Award-Winning Franchisee Is Helping The Brand Double the State's Studio Count This Year.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Bob Middleton heard or read something years ago that stuck with him: Wealth is built by focusing on one thing and doing it well; wealth is preserved by diversifying.
  • Debbie Selinsky
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Veteran Denny's multi-unit franchisee Glenn Beattie learned early in his franchise career to keep his eye on the prize: the paying customer.
  • Helen Bond
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Famous Dave's of America Ramps Up Refranchising With New Strategy To Sell All 33 Company-Owned Locations in the Next 2 Years.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,711    213
Creating a Leadership Style and Legacy That Encourages and Empowers Employees and Leads Your Business to a Brighter Future.
  • Kendall Rawls
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After 25 years in the restaurant business, Mike Richey knows that an offer of a dollar more per hour from a competitor can be too much for an employee to refuse.
  • Sara Wykes
  • 1,883    104
The Arby's "We have the meats" slogan will soon be appearing in more places in Canada.
  • Kerry Pipes
  • 1,647    48
2017 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference Rolls Into Vegas Setting New Attendance Records and Raising The Bar For The Multi-Unit Franchising Industry.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,515    66
Arby's Largest Franchisee Acquires 10 More Units in The West. US Beef Now Operates 360 Arby's Locations.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,197    23
Matt Rusconi, who recently added a hot new tech franchise to his two restaurant brands, has a refreshing attitude toward work: he loves it.
  • Debbie Selinsky
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Franchising is a tough business. There's competition, overhead, rising costs, changing consumer tastes, social media, and now legislative and regulatory threats to deal with--while you're busy hiring and training employees, updating your menu, remodeling your stores, and dealing with insurance, taxes, and suppliers.
  • By Kerry Pipes & Eddy Goldberg
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When multi-unit franchisee Rahul Marwah opened New York City's first-ever Denny's on the bottom floor of a high-end condo building in August 2014, the diner made headlines for its swanky décor, craft cocktails, and a $300 Grand "Cru" Slam breakfast for two, paired with a pricey bottle of Dom Perignon.
  • By Helen Bond
  • 1,895    67
Bloomin' Brands' largest franchisee, Cerca Trova, expands with refranchising acquisition of 45 Outback Steakhouse locations out west.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Treating people with dignity and respect produces a "dependability" attitude among employees who commit to meeting your expectations and going above and beyond to avoid disappointing you. It's is the difference between ineffective and effective leadership.
  • By Dan Schneider
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New consumer survey finds decline in consumers dining out and highlights restaurant industry challenges and opportunities in technology, delivery and labor costs, and growth.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Multi-unit franchisee brings new Taco John's location to Virginia, expanding his company to include 7 locations throughout 5 states.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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Tennessee Fitness, a Gold's Gym multi-unit operator in Tennessee, signs agreement for 5 additional units. The franchisee will now have 12 locations of the fitness brand in the Nashville area.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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The roles of community and customer loyalty and how they can impact your hiring and retaining of great employees who will provide a better impact on your franchising success.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 5,049    14
One of the economic truths for the U.S. economy is that we have recessions, and the next one is coming. Maybe not in the next month or even the next year, but it is coming.
  • By Darrell Johnson
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Denny's multi-unit franchisee Clyde Rucker says he always had an "insatiable appetite" to buy into the brand. He was just waiting for the right opportunity.
  • By Helen Bond
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Cousins Subs is expanding through an ongoing rebranding and growth initiative. The company has just announced three new multi-unit deals in Wisconsin and Illinois.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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A new Franchise Business Review franchisee satisfaction report highlights what today's typical multi-unit franchisee looks like.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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2017's Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Award winners to be feted at the annual Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, April 23-26 in Las Vegas.
  • By Franchise Update Media
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"If you always do what you've always done..." You know the ending to this old saw, and when it comes to your company's financial results it is absolutely true.
  • By Rod Bristol
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In 2015, when Edgar Ambarchyan was searching for a franchised sandwich brand to diversify his portfolio, he found what he was looking for in Arby's. His timing was perfect.
  • By Helen Bond
  • 9,932    182
Utah-based Four Foods Group acquires 48 Little Caesars in Alabama and Louisiana. The company now operates 97 restaurants throughout Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Alabama, and Louisiana.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 17,980    23
Consolidation arguably has been one of the largest and most important trends in the franchise sector in the past few years, and it's not hard to see why.
  • By Dean Zuccarello
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The recent U.S. election cycle, more than any other in recent memory, tapped into deep angst within both major parties and the electorate at large.
  • By Carol M. Schleif
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Husband and wife area developers for Tropical Smoothie Café in Michigan and Ohio are now on the grow in Colorado. They already have 58 locations in their markets and 39 more cafes in development.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
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