Nora Caley

Franchising in a big city 
Franchises tackle the challenges of opening in large urban markets
New horizons 
As established global markets lose luster, brands look to Latin America as the next growth opportunity
A helping hand 
Franchisors increasingly make use of in-house lending programs, loan guarantees and partnerships to boost franchisee access to funding
Customized pizzas at MOD Pizza
Breakout Brands: MOD Pizza 
Fast-casual pizza chain MOD Pizza offers customizable pizzas, made quickly.
Just salad
Breakout Brands: Just Salad 
The salad concept aims to be in every U.S. city
NRN 50: Dish du jour 
The classic daily special makes the leap from afterthought to attention grabber
NRN 50: Getting real 
Consumers’ cravings for authentic ingredients compel operators to promote natural products
Brands rely less on intuition, more on technology for site selection 
Restaurant site selection methodologies are changing and technology is playing a key role in the...
Employ all resources to grab great talent 
According to the National Restaurant Association’s 2009 Restaurant Industry Forecast, in 2009 eating and drinking...
Embrace the future of human resources 
Human resources-related technology can be pricey, but it can streamline the hiring process, improve productivity...
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Blogs & Commentary
May 25, 2015

Shake Shack just had a spectacular week

Shake Shack is up more than 40 percent since May 14, and now has a valuation rivaling big restaurant chains....More
May 22, 2015

A toast to juice as mixers

Juice bar concepts see an opportunity with more-healthful mixers for home mixologists....More

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