Nitrogen-frozen drops of ice cream aren’t exactly mind boggling 30 years on, but Dippin’ Dots has things moving in the right direction again.
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As the corporate guy in charge of marketing, field operations and off-premises at Moe’s Southwest Grill, Tad Low’s job includes threading the needle between customer expectations, franchisee pain points and a fast-changing delivery environment that shines a spotlight on how different foods weather the car trip to at-home diners.
After identifying a technology update, the real work begins.
With more than half of its sales now leaving the restaurants, Fazoli’s is preparing a second generation off-premises strategy, which CEO Carl Howard suggested may come at the expense of arch rival Olive Garden.
The 341-location Blaze is taking aim at the “big three” pizza competitors in a new ad campaign that pits its new, larger pizza against the same old pizza. Good luck.
There are media circuses, and then there’s the extravaganza of grandstanding surrounding the passage September 11 of Assembly Bill 5 in California.
When members of the Franchise Action Network storm Capitol Hill tomorrow to lobby Congress, they will have two main targets, as instructed by the government affairs pros at the International Franchise Association who prepped them Tuesday afternoon.
Encourage your state’s representatives and senators to vote NO on the PRO Act, and YES on the Trademark Licensing Protection Act.
Just Between Friends was founded with giving back as a key component of the franchise model, noted its co-founder and CEO Shannon Wilburn at last night’s Franchising Gives Back awards event in Washington, D.C., but it takes more to create a sustainable charitable effort.
On the heels of its first franchise agreement, a 10-unit deal with former Qdoba franchisee Greg Willman and 316 Investments, Naf Naf inked several agreements for a total of 25 restaurants.
Updating technology is a necessary headache, but navigating this era of intense evolution can be tricky.