Jamba Juice announced yesterday that it is squeezing the “Juice” out of its name. It will now be marketed to consumers as simply Jamba. That brand decision impacts franchisees.
What appears to be Chick-fil-A’s first location outside of North America will be at a Honolulu address that a Burger King now occupies. It is directly across the street from a McDonald’s.
Americans have exponentially increased the time they spend on food and drink apps. QSR owners must provide a first-class mobile strategy or risk being left behind as a relic of the past by their competitors who do.
The largest Burger King franchisee in the U.S., Carrolls Restaurant Group Inc., announced a net loss of $11.5 million in the quarter that ended on March 31. The franchisee owns 1,010 Burger King and 55 Popeyes restaurants.
That’s compared to a loss $3.1 million, or 9 cents a share, in the year-earlier period, Carrols said in its earnings report issued Wednesday.
The biggest factor when Canadians choose a restaurant to patronize is its online reviews, a new survey reveals. Coming in second is the one that's closest.
When given the choice between 10 different restaurants near them, an astounding 39.2% of respondents indicated that they would choose based upon “the one with the best online reviews”. This is compelling, given that the second most popular response was “the one closest to me” at 21.9%.
Fast casual restaurant chains have grown both in unit count and consumer visits says a market researcher.
Last week Thursday Chick-fil-A held an informational meeting for pre-registered prospects interested and qualified to become the franchisee of its first restaurant in Hawaii. The eatery will be on the island of Oahu, likely in the islands' largest city of Honolulu.
Restaurant owners should take note that in 2019 labor, food and competition are all expected to increase. But there's good news too.
McDonald's National Owners Association (NOA), the newly formed franchise owners group, is grousing that Uber's delivery fees, compounded by corporate's rent and service fees, are not sustainable for owners with the resulting margins they are currently experiencing. The organization's third meeting is coming up on April 1 in Washington, DC. —Brigid Sweeney, AdAge