White Papers

Franchise Times’ library of white papers will make you a more knowledgeable franchise operator on a number of subjects near and dear to your business’ bottom line. Written by experts in their field, these detailed reports provide the latest thinking on everything from international expansion to new technology.

Red Robin GWT2Energy Case Study


Restaurants are increasingly looking at every P&L line item to see where they can realize savings to increase their bottom line revenue.   Read this case study to see how Red Robin optimized energy performance and improved their P&L by implementing a service-based energy management   system.


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Latest Technology in Accounting Software = Big Time Savings


New generation accounting software reduces back-office staff 50% because it programmatically communicates with POS systems and franchisor/vendor software plus auto-allocates journal entries upon auto data input. Data entry/error correction requirements are spectacularly reduced. Month-end close moves from weeks to days.

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Netsuite for Restaurants:  A Unified Solution to Manage Your Restaurant Chain


Many restaurant chains operating disparate software applications contend with process delays, high costs and poor visibility that complicate franchisee transactions and financial and supply chain management. Download this whitepaper to learn how NetSuite dramatically improves business visibility and agility, allowing your company to focus on delighting diners.

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From Preparation To Recovery: The Loomis Business Continuity Plan During Hurricanes Harvey And Irma


Natural disasters can wreak havoc on businesses. During one of the most devastating hurricane seasons in more than a decade, Loomis worked around the clock to keep employees and customer interests safe by implementing its highly coordinated Business Continuity Plan.

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Joint Employment: What's In Store For The Franchise Market?


Despite the recent rescission of DOL’s Administrative Guidance on joint employment, the future of a singular joint employment standard is uncertain. The cases making their way through the courts and potential legislation may forecast what is on the horizon.

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Shedding Light on Energy Costs


Learn how you can greatly reduce your energy costs while improving the overall aesthetics of your property. This whitepaper will introduce you to the benefits of utilizing a National Account Program by streamlining your lighting operations and producing a favorable ROI.

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