In a landmark deal that will nearly double the brand’s footprint with 60 kitchens in the United States and 30 in Canada, fast-casual franchise Saladworks is partnering with Ghost Kitchen Brands to open in dozens of non-traditional locations by the end of 2021, many of which will be inside Wa…

As franchise disclosure documents trickle out for brands in all segments of franchising, they offer some of the first looks at how private franchise companies did in 2020 and hint at what happened through the very strange last 16 months. For Jersey Mike's, its FDD show some impressive growth…

Transactions at quick-service restaurants decreased by 9.3 percent in 2020, but guest checks increased by 14.4 percent, to an average of $10.99, as consumers ventured out less last year during the COVID-19 pandemic but bought more when they did. It’s one of several findings in a new report f…

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