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Potbelly Inks Multiunit Deal in Little Rock

Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced a multiunit agreement that will soon bring four additional locations to Little Rock, Arkansas, and surrounding communities. The widely acclaimed neighborhood hangout is known for its signature sandwiches, hand-dipped milkshakes, and live, local music.

Potbelly shops have earned a reputation in communities...

Florida-Based Gyroville Begins Franchising

Rooted in Greek Heritage with a fast-casual, build-your-own spin, Gyroville has set a solid foundation in the Southeast Florida market and is primed for national expansion. The nine-unit Mediterranean, healthy food destination is seeking franchisees to drive growth to meet the increasing popularity of the...

Captain D’s Hits 18 Straight Quarters of Sales Growth

Captain D’s started 2016 strong, closing out the first quarter of the year with its 18th consecutive quarter of positive growth, generating a 2.5 percent system-wide same-store sales increase. The leading fast-casual seafood restaurant chain is also experiencing a surge of new franchise and corporate...

Captain D’s Hits 18th Consecutive Quarter of Sales Growth

Captain D’s started 2016 strong, closing out the first quarter of the year with its 18th consecutive quarter of positive growth, generating a 2.5 percent system-wide same-store sales increase. The leading fast-casual seafood restaurant chain is also experiencing a surge of new franchise and corporate...

Pizza Hut Takes Delivery to New Heights, Mt. Kilimanjaro

In recognition of entering its 100th country, Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands and the world’s largest pizza restaurant company, marked the milestone with a special pizza delivery to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The delivery set the Guinness World Records title...

How to Chart Your International Growth

Strategic tweaks can keep a brand’s international boom from going bust.

During the economic crisis of 2007–2008, many American brands that had previously either ignored the international marketplace or only minimally explored it, considered jumping right in to find markets where economic conditions were still favorable....