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Adenah Bayoh was among the youngest IHOP franchisees at 27. She now wants to serve as a mentor, particularly for young people of color and women in the foodservice industry.

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My first thought upon hearing about the frozen grape slush with Nerds candy from Sonic Drive-in: brain freeze. The second: I hope I don’t crack a tooth. While slurping icy sugar water blended with what become tiny, rock-hard candy bits isn’t normally how I’d choose to consume a beverage, I b…

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“Scale is our friend,” declared Jim Holthouser, CEO of Focus Brands since February, as he outlined an ambitious acquisition strategy for the umbrella company of Auntie Anne’s, Cinnabon and most recently, Jamba.

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The handling of COVID-19 in the workplace is already sparking legal battles, with more likely on the way. What should employers know? The Human Element explores a variety of claims, with advice from attorneys on what employers can expect—and how they can prepare.

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Before the COVID-19 virus came and dramatically accelerated just about every convenience-oriented channel, digital pickup was a trending favorite among consumers.

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Prior to 2020, rolling into an abandoned movie theater parking lot with a rented truck full of chicken salad might not have been a sound business idea. Even in this bizarre world of masks, wildfires, civil unrest, murder hornets and Zoom, delivery truck meat salad still seems a bit shady.

A new program is proving a boon to generate daytime revenue for Huntington Learning Center franchisees, including Kathy Segmuller in Alexandria, Virginia. “Our interest is incredibly strong,” she said about the program, called Huntington Study Hall and launched in late July, just as schools …

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