Franchising http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44088/more en Survey: McDonald’s franchisee outlook worsens http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonald-s-franchisee-outlook-worsens <div class="field-deck"> Operator relations with franchisor worst in survey’s 11-year history, Janney Capital Markets finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operator relations with franchisor worst in survey’s 11-year history, Janney Capital Markets finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonald-s-franchisee-outlook-worsens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonald-s-franchisee-outlook-worsens#comments Franchising Latest Headlines Quick Service McDonald's Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:59:00 +0000 130971 at http://nrn.com Jamba Juice to expand refranchising effort http://nrn.com/franchising/jamba-juice-expand-refranchising-effort <div class="field-deck"> More asset-light model aims to position smoothie chain for growth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More asset-light model aims to position smoothie chain for growth</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/jamba-juice-expand-refranchising-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/jamba-juice-expand-refranchising-effort#comments Franchising Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Jamba Juice Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:28:00 +0000 130731 at http://nrn.com GE to sell restaurant finance division http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ge-sell-restaurant-finance-division <div class="field-deck"> Sale part of a broader effort to shrink company’s finance unit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sale part of a broader effort to shrink company’s finance unit</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ge-sell-restaurant-finance-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ge-sell-restaurant-finance-division#comments Franchising Corporate News Latest Headlines Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:04:00 +0000 130681 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock California lawmakers bring back franchise relations bill http://nrn.com/government/california-lawmakers-bring-back-franchise-relations-bill <div class="field-deck"> Revised version aims to give franchisee more protection against abuse </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Revised version aims to give franchisee more protection against abuse</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/government/california-lawmakers-bring-back-franchise-relations-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/government/california-lawmakers-bring-back-franchise-relations-bill#comments Franchising Government Latest Headlines Fri, 10 Apr 2015 20:09:00 +0000 130671 at http://nrn.com <p>California Capitol Building</p> Thinkstock Jamba Juice to refranchise 100 units for $36M http://nrn.com/franchising/jamba-juice-refranchise-100-units-36m <div class="field-deck"> Buyer Vitaligent LLC to acquire locations in some California markets </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Buyer Vitaligent LLC to acquire locations in some California markets</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/jamba-juice-refranchise-100-units-36m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/jamba-juice-refranchise-100-units-36m#comments Franchising Corporate News Quick Service Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:25:00 +0000 129911 at http://nrn.com Refranchising, divestitures drive 2014 M&A activity http://nrn.com/corporate-news/refranchising-divestitures-drive-2014-ma-activity <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant industry sees 107 deals during year, a 10-percent increase</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/refranchising-divestitures-drive-2014-ma-activity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/refranchising-divestitures-drive-2014-ma-activity#comments Franchising Corporate News Latest Headlines Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:44:00 +0000 129861 at http://nrn.com Source: J.H. Chapman Group's latest Chain Merger & Acquisition Census Top Round Roast Beef, 800 Degrees to accelerate growth http://nrn.com/franchising/top-round-roast-beef-800-degrees-accelerate-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Founder Anthony Carron talks franchising for emerging concepts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/top-round-roast-beef-800-degrees-accelerate-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/top-round-roast-beef-800-degrees-accelerate-growth#comments Corporate Franchising Emerging Chains Fast Casual Quick Service Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:16:00 +0000 128221 at http://nrn.com <p>Top Round Roast Beef&#39;s retro design harkens back to the early days of fast-food chains.</p> Photo courtesy of Top Round Roast Beef Bennigan’s CEO buys out franchisor http://nrn.com/franchising/bennigan-s-ceo-buys-out-franchisor <div class="field-deck"> Paul Mangiamele plans for growth, revival of Steak & Ale brand </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Mangiamele completes management buyout of the franchisor to Bennigan’s, Steak & Ale chains</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/bennigan-s-ceo-buys-out-franchisor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/bennigan-s-ceo-buys-out-franchisor#comments Casual Dining Corporate Franchising Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:19:00 +0000 126291 at http://nrn.com <p>CEO of Bennigan&rsquo;s Franchising Co., Paul Mangiamele</p> Photo: Jeffrey Hosier Panera to extend upgrades to 300 more units http://nrn.com/fast-casual/panera-extend-upgrades-300-more-units <div class="node-body article-body">Cost of Panera 2.0 program weighs on earnings, executives said</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/panera-extend-upgrades-300-more-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/panera-extend-upgrades-300-more-units#comments Franchising Corporate News Fast Casual Latest Headlines Technology Panera Bread Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:35:00 +0000 126171 at http://nrn.com <p>Panera&#39;s FastLane Kiosk</p> Panera Bread Lending program generates interest from franchisees http://nrn.com/corporate-news/lending-program-generates-interest-franchisees <div class="field-deck"> ApplePie Capital brings investors to the franchise lending business </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ApplePie Capital brings investors to the franchise lending business</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/lending-program-generates-interest-franchisees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/lending-program-generates-interest-franchisees#comments Franchising Corporate News Markets Latest Headlines Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:56:00 +0000 126081 at http://nrn.com <p>ApplePie CEO Denise Thomas</p> ApplePie Capital