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The Secret of Franchise Growth per Arby's CEO

Arby's CEO Paul Brown was recently interviewed by Nations Restauant News, upon their release of 2016 same store sales gains  (plus 3.6%), an overall rise of AUV to $1.1 million (plus 40% from 2010) and an increase in unit counts in 2016 (60).

Arby’s CEO: 'You Can Customize Your Way to Being Healthy'

Arby's Meat Mountain sandwich. Photo by JeepersMedia

Things have turned around for the Arby's sandwich chain. Now that it has separated from publicly traded Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN), private Arby's no longer has to disclose same-store sales figures or financials.

Top Sandwich Chains Ranked by Shop Profits

The lit up sub sandwich store front

LEXINGTON, Ky. —This year's ranking by Blue MauMau, our first, lists average store profits of sandwich shops, showing some winners and losers in 2012. Yes, you read that right – store profits. Here are Blue MauMau's best store profit estimates, from trusted sources who know sub sandwich shops and quick service restaurants.

Arby’s Likely to Sell 1,000* Company Restaurants

This auditory gifted bird is hearing strong rumors from a reliable source that Arby's is looking to sell as many as a thousand* of its company-owned restaurants to large multiunit franchise owners who are in the restaurant business.

Restaurants Soothe with Tax-Day Deals

The unpleasant day is nearly upon us. Individual tax returns are due on Tuesday, April 17 this year. But, what's this? Some restaurant chains are having tax day promotions.

Arby’s CMO on Fast Food’s Future

Arby's chief marketing officer Russ Klein talks about the changes in store for Arby's. The troubled chain of lackluster sales was sold to Roark Capital last year.

Dunkin’s Luther Becomes Arby’s Chair

An Arby's sandwich being eaten, 2011 commercial
A 2011 Arby's commercial of a sandwich being eaten

ATLANTA — Jon Luther, chairman of Dunkin' Brands, has been appointed as the chairman of the board for the troubled Arby's chain.