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NRA American Dream Award Winners

Bahjat Shariff, Leah Chase and Jorge Levy were presented with the 2012 Faces of Diversity American Dream awards by the National Restaurant Association during a celebratory dinner in Washington, D.C. last week. 

Top 4 Healthiest Fast Food Chains

Au Bon Pain sandwich
Sandwich at Au Bon Pain, photo/Robert S Donovan lists the ten fast food chains that offer the healthiest menu choices.

3 Top Franchises Pleasing Customers

Ace Hardware store in Ohio, photo courtesy of Wikipedia

BusinessWeek’s fourth annual customer service awards is handed out not to companies like American Express but also to franchise brands. Out of 25 customer service champions, here are three franchisors from this year’s list of winners.

Panera Bread Defies Recession

Sales in Panera Bread company-owned stores rose almost 7 percent during the first 27 days of the third quarter while sales in franchise stores rose 6.3 percent.