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Restaurant group secures financing for Corner Bakery Cafe expansion

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
MX Restaurants and Bakeries Inc. has secured a $5.6 million loan from GE Capital's Franchise Finance to pay off short-term debt related to a recent acquisition and to develop four additional Corner Bakery Cafe units.

Franchise Rankings names 10 best franchises

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Franchiserankings.com announced rankings for Best Overall Franchises and Best Food Franchises for October 2014..

Top 100: People – George Michel, Boston Market

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
George Michel, CEO of Boston Market, is number 11 on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: People.

Big brands capture big social media share, but smaller brands get the love

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
It's no surprise that Chipotle grabs the lions' share of social media attention among top fast casual brands, but smaller, regional eateries inspire the most passion among fans.

Eliminate complacency to build a thriving enterprise

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
People, products, markets, customers and processes are dynamic and must change in order to adapt and grow.

Bruegger's Bagels announces winner of $10,000 Artist Challenge

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Bruegger's Bagels has selected the original artwork of Taia Morley of Stillwater, Minnesota, as the winner of its $10,000 Artist Challenge.

Jamba Juice launches Chicagoland hiring push

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Jamba Juice will be hosting a Jamba Hiring Day in the Chicago area on Oct. 24 to identify and recruit candidates for Jamba team member or store personnel positions.

Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite announce SoCal expansion plans

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite plan to open dozens of locations together in Southern California.

Newk's doubles inaugural ovarian cancer research fundraising goal

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Newk's Eatery and participants in the Newk's Cares OCRF Ready. Set. Ride! Ovarian Cycle fundraiser generated more than $117,500 for the inaugural year of the campaign.

Buffalo Wild Wings will sponsor Citrus Bowl

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Buffalo Wild Wing and Florida Citrus Sports announced the restaurant chain will sponsor the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on New Year's Day.

Togo's opens two new California units

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Togo's Eateries will open two new units in Los Banos and Brawley before the end of October.

Juice It Up! nabs spot on 'Next 300 Franchise Chains' list

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Juice It Up! has recorded two years of net sales growth, with a 50-percent increase over the past 25 months.

Culinary Software Services releases Cheftec Xt4

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Culinary Software Services recently released ChefTec xt4, featuring simplified entry of Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points information, a new EDI interface with FreshPoint and improved interfaces.

Burger 21 on the hunt for Greater Washington DC franchisees

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Burger 21 hopes to expand its footprint in Maryland, Virginia and Downtown Washington, DC.

Maui Wowi Hawaiian eyes California for expansion

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Maui Wowi Hawaiian is expanding its footprint in California by adding new franchise units to its current count of 55.

Venuelabs launches free social listening tool for small businesses

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
AboutLocal lets small retailers listen to and engage with their customers in real time across hundreds of disparate online channels.

Top Round partners with franchise group to grow nationally

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Top Round, which opened in L.A. in June 2013, is looking to grow in that market, New York, Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Grabbing the Attention of Atlanta’s Fans of the Aquatic, LG’s 84-Inch Ultra HD 4K Display and 55-Inch Video Wall Enhance Exhibits within the Country’s Largest Aquarium

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
An environment as massive and diverse as the Georgia Aquarium, the second-largest aquarium in the world with more than 60 exhibits and 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water, needs a sophisticated and unique way to interact and engage with its visitors.