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FRANCHISEGRADE.COM 2016 QSR REPORT $50.1 BILLION INVESTED In QSR SECTOR SINCE 2010

The QSR franchise sector remains the most dominent component of the franchise industry

Multi-Unit Franchise Owner Credits Staff and His California City for Success

Starting in 2006, David Beshay is now the owner of over 200 franchise restaurants under the umbrella of three brands: Jack in the Box, Denny's and Corner Bakery Cafes.

State by State Analysis of QSR Terminations and Ceased Operations

Based on a sample of quick service franchise systems from 2015, we compiled Top 10 state lists of net growth, highest termination rates and highest ceased operation rates from 2014.

Franchisee Profits Crucial to Franchisor Growth

Restaurant chains aiming to expand their national footprints even more through franchising should continually focus on the unit economics within the footprint of each store.

Volkswagen Dealers Struggle to Deal with Emissions Cheating Scandal

Volkswagen has admitted to deliberate cheating in U.S. government emissions testing by using manipulative software on their diesel cars, putting the automotive giant in the middle of a huge scandal that affects over 10 million cars.

Frustrated McDonald's Franchisee Sells His Restaurants, Speaks His Mind

Al Jarvis, 67, began working at McDonald's when he was 16, later becoming a franchisee.

Why White Castle Doesn't Franchise

Founded in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas, White Castle is commonly credited as the first fast food hamburger chain and the originator of the slider.

McDonald's Largest Franchisee Has New CEO

Arcos Dorados (Spanish for "golden arches"), the largest McDonald's franchisee in the world with over 2,000 units in Latin America and the Caribbean, has a new CEO, Sergio Alonso, 52.

Marco's Pizza Is Second Fastest Growing Large Chain in U.S.

Domestic sales at Marco's Pizza grew a whopping 41.3 percent in 2014, making it the second fastest growing large chain in the country.