The intricacies of a private equity acquisition of or major capital investment in a franchisor go beyond a cultural fit, panelists at the International Franchise Expo all said, with unit economics, franchisee satisfaction, and a stable and growing roya…
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Backed by HouseMaster boss Kathleen Kuhn, Gregg and Karen Frank are set to debut GreenLight Mobility at the International Franchise Expo starting tomorrow.
Ty Law, co-founder of Launch Entertainment and Pro Football Hall of Famer, at first didn’t think much of the trampoline park business when he visited one several years ago. Then he started counting the busloads of kids.
With more than two million people staying in Airbnbs every night, peer-to-peer vacation rentals “have become a disruptive force the travel industry cannot ignore,” concludes a new study by Clever Real Estate, just in time for the official start of the summer vacation season. “There’s a reason it’s called ‘disruption.'”
Are you feeling like a Fat Slob or a Fat Cow tonight? That’s the chief conundrum for lines of inebriated Fat Shack customers looking for a high-calorie lullaby to whisk them off to dreamland.
The conveyor belt may be the neatest thing at Kitchen United’s first ghost kitchen, in the River North neighborhood in Chicago, unless you count the fact that someone else does your dishes.
While casting a skeptical eye on big franchise growth projections, it’s very cool to see a brand actually hit the milestones it has promised. The latest to pass a major checkpoint is Colorado-based Frenchies Modern Nail Care, which just hit 100 units.
What LTOs actually drive traffic is a big question in QSR, and some new data offers a glimpse at what makes a successful limited-time offer.
It’s been clear that Amazon has its eyes on the meal delivery space, but it’s now making its big move with word that Seattle’s deliver-everything giant led a $575 million financing round in Deliveroo, one of Europe’s largest third-party delivery platforms that’s based in London.
The bready concept Great Harvest Bread Co. is two years into a new format tweak, and it’s seeing success and growth as a result.