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2015 Restaurant Franchisee Profitability Reporting and Implications

I’ve noted the reluctance of virtually all restaurant franchisors to report the profitability of franchised stores. But there are a few franchisors that do.

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.