Baskin-Robbins revealed the first peek of a new store design in a Fresno, California ice cream shop today. It plans to roll out the new store design nationwide in 2019.
As investors and rumors of private equity firms hover over Papa John’s, franchisees think they can be a power broker for those interested in controlling the company.
The National Jack in the Box Franchisee Association announced today that they have filed a complaint with the state of California over changes to their lease agreements that were made without their consent. The association, whose members own approximately 2,000 franchised restaurants out of 2,200 Jack in the Box locations in the United States, say the new arrangement could threaten their businesses.
Restaurant delivery sales grew by 20 percent over the last five years, says a major research group. This delivery boom has sparked a boomlet in portion-control salad dressing.
Operating a restaurant in California can be tougher than usual. Governor Jerry Brown, 80, has been busy with his pen in recent weeks, signing into law measures that complicate running restaurants, such as one that requires full-service restaurants to stop automatically providing straws with drinks.
A fight at a Washington DC Chick-fil-A between belligerent customer Sean Turner, 55, and restaurant manager Rudolph Smith, 27, went viral on Twitter. Smith was fired.
Smith says he wishes it had gone differently, but he was defending himself. Customer Turner is shown in one of the videos punching Smith first. Police charged Turner, not Smith, who says if given the chance he would go back to work for Chick-fil-A.
In an email sent to several news outlets, Chick-fil-A stated:
The number of restaurants in the United States have fallen by one percent, with independent restaurants leading the contraction.
After criticizing the National Football League's handling of player protests during the national anthem, John Schnatter on January 1, 2018, stepped down as CEO of Papa John's, the company that he founded 34 years ago.
While U.S. restaurants as a whole have struggled to keep customer traffic, the fast casual sector has grown. But that rise has come by growing the number of fast casual restaurants.
Three-year-old William Bancroft and his family went to a Hot Springs, Arkansas, IHOP whose manager then found herself on the horns of a dilemma.