Franchising http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44088/more en Feeding the fracking boom http://nrn.com/franchising/feeding-fracking-boom <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant chains experience growth in smaller towns producing new energy</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/feeding-fracking-boom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/feeding-fracking-boom#comments Franchising Latest Headlines Operations Registration Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:37:00 +0000 112681 at http://nrn.com <p>Smoke, the Burger Joint had to adjust operations to fit Carrollton, Ohio&#39;s market filled with natural-gas workers.</p> Lessons on landing the big franchisee http://nrn.com/franchising/lessons-landing-big-franchisee <div class="node-body article-body">Emerging brands stress systems, values, exclusivity to attract multiunit partners</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/lessons-landing-big-franchisee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/lessons-landing-big-franchisee#comments Franchising Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:07:00 +0000 111751 at http://nrn.com <p>Bar Louie recently signed a franchise operator of more than two dozen Subway locations to open six Bar Louie restaurants in the Chicago area.</p> Survey: McDonald's franchisees report dire outlook http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonalds-franchisees-report-dire-outlook <div class="field-deck"> Janney lowers same-store sales estimates after operators warn bad June, July results </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Janney lowers same-store sales estimates after operators warn bad June, July results</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonalds-franchisees-report-dire-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonalds-franchisees-report-dire-outlook#comments Finance Franchising Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Quick Service McDonald's Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:18:00 +0000 110961 at http://nrn.com Houlihan's prepares J. Gilbert's for franchising http://nrn.com/franchising/houlihans-prepares-j-gilberts-franchising <div class="node-body article-body">CFO Rob Ellis touts unit economics, business model</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/houlihans-prepares-j-gilberts-franchising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/houlihans-prepares-j-gilberts-franchising#comments Casual Dining Franchising Latest Headlines Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:58:00 +0000 110291 at http://nrn.com Analyst: Franchisee lawsuits may disrupt Papa Murphy's http://nrn.com/franchising/analyst-franchisee-lawsuits-may-disrupt-papa-murphys <div class="field-deck"> However, long-term prospects remain positive, according to Baird Equity note </div> <div class="node-body article-body">However, long-term prospects remain positive, according to Baird Equity note</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/analyst-franchisee-lawsuits-may-disrupt-papa-murphys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/analyst-franchisee-lawsuits-may-disrupt-papa-murphys#comments Franchising Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Papa Murphy's Take 'N Bake Pizza Registration Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:45:00 +0000 109771 at http://nrn.com NPC International to acquire 56 Wendy's units http://nrn.com/franchising/npc-international-acquire-56-wendys-units <div class="field-deck"> Largest Pizza Hut franchisee makes fourth expansion into burger chain’s holdings within a year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Largest Pizza Hut franchisee makes fourth expansion into burger chain’s holdings within a year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/npc-international-acquire-56-wendys-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/npc-international-acquire-56-wendys-units#comments Franchising Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Weekly Wrap Quick Service Wendy's Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:22:00 +0000 108621 at http://nrn.com Panera: Franchisees committed to e-commerce upgrade http://nrn.com/technology/panera-franchisees-committed-e-commerce-upgrade <div class="field-deck"> Views still mixed on margin impact and investment </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Views still mixed on margin impact and investment</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/panera-franchisees-committed-e-commerce-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/panera-franchisees-committed-e-commerce-upgrade#comments Franchising Fast Casual Latest Headlines Technology Panera Bread Registration Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:13:00 +0000 107991 at http://nrn.com Tropical Smoothie Café: Menu innovation, financing drives expansion http://nrn.com/quick-service/tropical-smoothie-caf-menu-innovation-financing-drives-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Mike Rotondo discusses the quick-service operator's aggressive growth plans</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/quick-service/tropical-smoothie-caf-menu-innovation-financing-drives-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/quick-service/tropical-smoothie-caf-menu-innovation-financing-drives-expansion#comments Finance Beverage Trends Franchising Latest Headlines Operations Quick Service Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:56:00 +0000 107811 at http://nrn.com McDonald's refranchising plan underwhelms analysts http://nrn.com/franchising/mcdonalds-refranchising-plan-underwhelms-analysts <div class="field-deck"> Company’s plan to increase shareholder cash and accelerate refranchising program lacks dramatic steps </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company’s plan to increase shareholder cash and accelerate refranchising program lacks dramatic steps</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/mcdonalds-refranchising-plan-underwhelms-analysts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/mcdonalds-refranchising-plan-underwhelms-analysts#comments Franchising Corporate News Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Quick Service McDonald's Thu, 29 May 2014 21:15:00 +0000 107571 at http://nrn.com MOD Pizza accelerates growth with $15M funding http://nrn.com/fast-casual/mod-pizza-accelerates-growth-15m-funding <div class="field-deck"> Seven company-owned units, 50 franchised locations slated </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seven company-owned units, 50 franchised locations slated</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/mod-pizza-accelerates-growth-15m-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/mod-pizza-accelerates-growth-15m-funding#comments Finance Franchising Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Thu, 29 May 2014 18:52:00 +0000 107531 at http://nrn.com