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Johnny Rockets Appoints Director of Mature Markets

Johnny Rockets, the international restaurant chain known for its best-in-class burgers, fries, and shakes, appoints Rumbani Mchawe as country director of mature markets. In this role, Mchawe will provide support to the international franchise community, specifically operators in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa to...

Dickey’s Signs Michigan Deal for Three Stores

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is expanding in Michigan with a franchise development agreement for three stores. Owner/operators Ed and Carrie Wenzel have recently become the new owners of the Macomb Township location and will open two new locations in Sterling Heights and Auburn Hills. The Sterling...

Dugg Burger Opens Second Location in April

Dugg Burger is opening its second location this April at Preston & Park in Plano, Texas. Owners Jeff Braunstein, Martin Hennessy, Jeremy Samson, and Scott Spence are thrilled to expand their innovative burger concept in Texas.

“We are excited to open the second Dugg Burger in...

Daybook: David Baker Death & Kyle Parker In Court

People are remembering David Baker, award-winning composer who died Saturday, and Kyle Parker will be in court today concerning the death of Shaylyn Ammerman.

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Where We Stand with the Value Wars

With competition once again heating up among quick serves, the value wars have returned.

The value wars have returned.

For an industry built around cheap eats and value meals, competition around low prices had become relatively quiet in the years immediately following the Great Recession, with major...