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Convention video highlights series available at IFA's Franchise University

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-11 14:14
You can now access some of the best convention sessions via IFA's Franchise University online.  -More
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Check here for multi-unit franchisee marketing strategies

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-11 14:14
Do your marketing efforts answer the question "Why should I do business with you?" The April issue of Franchising World magaz -More

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Franchisees face pressure in minimum wage debate

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-11 14:14
Franchise owners are feeling the pressure from union-backed movements that are advocating for lawmakers to raise the minimum  -More
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A good example is far better than a good precept.

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-11 14:14
Dwight Moody, American preacher and publisher -More
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NRA Joins Share the Gulf Sustainability Initiative

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:32
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As part of its efforts to support sustainability practices in the foodservice industry, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced it has joined Share the Gulf, a coalition of chefs, restaurateurs, restaurant associations, seafood suppliers, fishermen, consumers, and environmentalists working to protect their access to fish in the Gulf States.

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Perdue Offers Low-Fat Turkey

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:28
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Perdue Foodservice offers low-fat and low-sodium turkey products that add flavor and protein to a meal while meeting consumer demand for nutritious, healthy options.With low-sodium Perdue poultry products, customers can enjoy the turkey taste with 30–90 percent less sodium. Perdue Lower Sodium Turkey can be used for center-of-the-plate entrées, sandwiches, salads and more. For a limited time, Perdue is offering operators a deal to save up to $250 off select cases of Perdue Turkey Breast.

News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.

Johnny Rockets Featured on Reality TV Series

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:25
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Global hamburger franchise Johnny Rockets was featured on the latest episode of TNT’s new reality series, “Inside Job.” Each week on “Inside Job,” one of America's hottest companies invites four highly qualified job candidates to compete for an executive position. For one week, they live together, work together, and play together as part of the interview and hiring process while competing to land their dream job.

News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.

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Report: Quick Serve Spending Increased in March

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:11
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First Data Corporation, a leader in payment technology and services solutions,  released its First Data SpendTrend analysis for March 1–31, 2014, compared to March 2–April 1, 2013.  SpendTrend tracks same-store point-of-sale data by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT, closed-loop prepaid cards, and checks from nearly four million U.S. merchant locations serviced by First Data.

News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.

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Villa Enterprises Inks Deal to Open 40 Italian Kitchen Units

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:14
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Villa Enterprises, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, announced it has signed a deal with Chicago-based General Growth Properties Inc. to open 40 Villa Italian Kitchen quick-serve restaurants in regional malls throughout the U.S.

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Del Taco Franchisees Honored with MVP Awards

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:04
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Del Taco announced three of its franchisees received Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine’s Annual MVP (Most Valuable Performer) Awards. The industry-wide awards recognize “the power operators, the innovators, and the creative thinkers who have demonstrated outstanding performance in growing both their organization and their brands.” Del Taco is the only quick-service restaurant with three winners. Each Del Taco franchisee winner will receive their award at the 13th Annual Multi-Unit Franchising Conference in Las Vegas, April 23–25, 2014.

News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.

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KFC Turns to Moms for Survey on Family Mealtime

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2014-04-11 09:03
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KFC turned to moms for an online survey on consumer preference for family meals conducted with the help of Wakefield Research. Of the 1,000 respondents, all of whom had children under the age of 17 living in the household, 34 percent pegged the chicken chain as their go-to quick-serve brand for family dining.

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