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The Brass Tap, a trailblazer of the upscale craft beer bar and entertainment concept, is kicking up its competitive game with plans to add liquor to the brand’s craft lineup.
  • Helen Bond
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The aging Baby Boomer population is creating an unprecedented marketplace for senior care service providers.
  • Emma Pearson
  • 255
Cousins Subs' VP of Marketing on using social media for local marketing in 2018.
  • Justin McCoy
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Chicken Salad Chick offers 10 days of giveaways to celebrate its 10th anniversary; 2) Red Robin's $99 deal for 12 months of burgers sells out in one day; 3) Jason's Deli response to a data breach is a lesson in crisis management; and 4) Jack in the Box teams up with Snoop Dogg on a "Merry Munchie Meal" LTO ($4.20, of course) as recreational marijuana goes legal in California.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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The "better burger" marketplace may seem crowded, but for Wayback Burgers the competition makes for exciting challenges and opportunities.
  • Kerry Pipes
  • 1,925
Co-branding has been described as the combining and retaining of two or more brands to create a single, unique product or service. No matter how you describe it, it's a strategy that has really taken off in franchising.
  • Kerry Pipes
  • 26,929
the inside coup is revving up growth in 2018 with three newly-inked franchise area development agreements to expand in Columbus, Ohio,  San Antonio, and Austin, Texas.
  • Helen Bond
  • 8,682
Social media marketing has evolved from the new kid on the block to its more proper place as a part of a brand's overall marketing strategy--a large part that is still expanding--much as the Internet did since business first "discovered" it in the mid-1990s.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 6,165
Houston-Based Multi-Brand Operator Kicks Off The Year By Opening The First of Four New Captain D's Locations in The City.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 5,295
6 Key Indicators That Will Help You Evaluate and Identify Leaders Within your Franchise Company.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 6,259
With so much change ahead in 2018, the economic outlook is more positive than not
  • Darrell Johnson
  • 4,503
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Open a CoCo Crêpes, Waffles & Coffee Franchise
Coco Crepes, Waffles & Coffee is a place that feels like home. Our mission is to satisfy our guests' cravings with delicious Crepes, Waffles & Coffee by providing chef-driven cuisine and beverages at quick-service prices.
So many good things are happening so quickly in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News!" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 5,298
Succeeding in the fast casual restaurant business is often as simple as consistently executing on what you do best and remaining open to the small changes that help you take advantage of new opportunities.
  • Andy Wiederhorn
  • 7,666
Master franchising is a form of the franchisor-franchisee relationship in which the master franchisee essentially becomes a mini-franchisor for a specified territory. Within that territory, the master franchisee recruits, trains, and provides ongoing support to each franchisee they sign.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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In previous columns I've written about relying too heavily on technology if it places a barrier between the customer experience and your brand--and of the need for policies that empower employees to have genuine, flexible interactions with each customer.
  • John DiJulius
  • 11,020
Two Multi-Unit Operators Merge to Become Tropical Smoothie Café's Largest Franchisee and Then Sign New Development Agreement.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 12,652
Why you should set resolutions for your business and the benefits you can reap from sticking to them.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 14,005
It’s not surprising that there are over 30,000 gyms and health clubs in the U.S. generating $21,800,000,000 in revenue according to Statistic Brain since Americans are trying to combat our increasingly sedentary lives by getting active and healthy.
  • Emma Pearson
  • 15,523
Online data from Millennials makes target marketing easier
  • Shawna Ford
  • 13,817
CMOs can learn a lot about social media marketing from this Saladworks franchisee!
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 15,751
Most franchise company leaders preach to their home office team that they also have customers: operations, development, marketing, field reps, and all the other corporate employees who franchisees count on every day to deliver what they need to serve their own customers.
  • John DiJulius
  • 20,688
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SiempreTax+ is a low-investment tax franchise opportunity. SiempreTax+ specializes in tax return preparation for individuals and small businesses in the Hispanic market.
Prospective franchisees have several different entry points into franchising. The most common entry path for a new franchisee is to sign on for a single unit and operate it.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 30,454
From his childhood growing up in Houston, Pakistani-born Amin Dhanani watched his father, the late Hassan Ali Dhanani, and family members build The Dhanani Group, a billion-dollar, mega-successful franchisee for Burger King and its own massive convenience store business.
  • Debbie Selinsky
  • 23,056
Five Guys Burgers and Fries Multi-Unit Operator Signs Agreement to Open 18 Melt Shop Locations Throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 24,310
A new Technomic study reveals trends and data about consumers' shifting behavior and attitudes towards retailer meal solutions (RMS).
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 24,311
Thinking of going global in 2018? These countries are worth a look.
  • William Edwards
  • 23,434
This second in a series of highlights from the 2018 Annual Franchise Development Report (AFDR) looks at where the money in recruitment budgets goes.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 26,171
Taking a franchise brand international requires research, dedication, and a lot of hard work. And as we looked at last time, it requires strong relationships with the right people on the ground in the international countries. People like Americans Jake Weinstock and Paul Kuebler, who teamed up with Russian entrepreneur Vladimir Grumlik, to open Gold's Gym franchises.
  • Kerry Pipes
  • 40,995
Newly inked The All American Steakhouse & Sports Theater franchisee Boris Orcev, knew his recent franchise investment was a winner—from the start.
  • Helen Bond
  • 68,880
Mark H. Friedman has 25 years of management consultant experience crafting high-end, multi-million-dollar turnaround strategies for large companies.
  • Helen Bond
  • 33,255

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