It's hard keeping up with all the changes - which is why we provide this monthly digest of selected news items on unit growth, investment and financial developments, international expansion, people, and milestones. Here's your chance to follow the leaders, every third Tuesday of the month!
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Contrarian Viewpoint: "Debunking the Myth of Small Business"
Ebook: 8 Steps Managers Can Take To Become a Leader
Gary Findley Shares His Business Strategies at the Titus Center
ProForma Franchisees Land $12 Million, 3-Year Contract with F-500 Company
Hamra Enterprises Adds 13 More Panera Bread Locations
Crisp & Green Inks 6-Unit Deal in Minnesota with Large Domino's Operator
Jersey Mike's Opens Nontraditional Unit at Joint Military Base in Norfolk, Va.
Brightway Insurance Expands in 6 States with Independent Agent Program
Muse Global Announces California Expansion Plans
Financial, M&A, Private Equity, Refranchising
Venture Capital Firms Are Looking for Fast-Casual "Food Platforms"
Podcast: Why Restaurant Mergers Are Accelerating
17-Unit Everbowl Lands $3 Million Funding, Targets 45 Units by Year-End
Papa John's Announces Q4 Results, 2019 Outlook
Regulation, Legislation, Politics, Etc.
U.S. Senate Bill Seeks Fix To Restore 15-Year Renovation Write-Off
Big Plans, Big Ideas, Big Picture
Huddle House Announces Big Growth Plans for 2019
Capriotti's COO David Bloom Details the Brand's Growth Plans
Wetzel's Pretzels Preps for Growth in Eastern Massachusetts
Delta Disaster Services, with 39 Locations, Plans 50 More in 2019
FirstLight Home Care Partners with Telemedicine Software Company
New and Emerging Brands
Vitality Bowls Opens Its First Unit in Ohio
Fitness Machine Technicians Signs 25th Franchisee, in Boston
TruBlue Total House Care Looks To Add 30 Franchises in 2019
Wing Zone To Open 7 New Units in Panama, 5 in the Philippines in 2019
9Round Opens Its First Location in Guatemala
People, Awards, Milestones
Jania Bailey, FranNet CEO, Recognized with IFA's Bonny LeVine Award
Women's Foodservice Forum CEO and President Hattie Hill To Retire
Cousins Subs Promotes CFO Jason Westhoff to President
Rotolo's VP of R&D Named Pizza's Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Dickey's Wins Global Franchise Award at IFA Convention
Biggsby Coffee Hires Former Subway VP Lisa Oak as CDO
Wingstop Promotes CMO to EVP, Chief Growth & Experience Officer