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Drought to Lift Corn, Meat and Soda Costs


A drought in the Midwest looks likely to soon inflate corn prices for restaurants and foodservice providers. Prices are hitting record levels.

Savings Motivate Chains to Relocate

More favorable tax rates, lease terms and other incentives are figuring heavily in company decisions to relocate.

Franchisors, Franchisees Square Off over Discounted Menu Items

The recession-driven rush to grease sales with promotions and value deals is leading to mounting frictions between franchisors and franchisees.