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Multi-Unit Franchise Owner Focuses on the Fundamentals

Jeff Rigsby, owner of 42 Bojangles stores, started in quick service as a 16-year-old with KFC and stayed with them for 15 years.

Is Your Franchise System on The Right Track?

See how your brand stacks up against the Top Ten traits of high-performance brands.

McDonald's Franchisees Dissed by Investment Publication

A writer at an online investment publication, looking at McDonald's from the shareholders' point of view, wonders out loud if franchisees are not McDonald's "real problem."

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.