Tag: franchisees

Chains

McDonald’s Adds Another Wrinkle to Franchisee Remodeling Plans

2 months ago

We agree with the franchisees: paying for a dividing wall between the counter and kitchen is ridiculous, especially as more restaurants adopt open kitchen concepts.

Chains

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Franchisees Assert Their Power Over Chains

2 months ago

Corporate initiatives and decision-making grab headlines, but a chain is only as strong as its operators. And they are angry.

Chains

The Real Estate Strategy Behind Domino’s Effort to Improve Delivery Times

3 months ago

Fortressing is a smart way for Domino's to grow its store footprint and shorten delivery times, but at the same time it puts a lot of pressure on franchisees to find territory to build.

Design

McDonald’s Will Slow the Pace of Restaurant Remodels

4 months ago

Fortunately for McDonald's, many of its rivals are running into similar challenges, both with franchisees and with the speed of implementation. At the end of the day, two years isn't that much when you're talking thousands and thousands of restaurants.

Chains

Papa John’s Franchisees Are Lawyering Up

5 months ago

All throughout the year franchisees have been gearing up for a fight. The next few years are likely to reshape the franchise model in the U.S.

Chains

El Pollo Loco Franchisee’s Lawsuit Keeps Chain From Competing Nearby

5 months ago

Expect more franchisees to assert their power in the coming year as they seek to battle rising costs by calling out contracts they are increasingly finding restrictive.

Chains

Jack in the Box Franchisees Want a New CEO

6 months ago

We're really not sure what Jack in the Box sells these days, and that should worry franchisees.