How to Sell Remodeling Initiatives to Franchisees

Five words restaurant franchisees often dread: “We want you to remodel.”

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Q&A with Doug Miller, CEO of Gyro Shack

In 2009, the first Gyro Shack opened in Boise, Idaho, operating out of less than 200 square feet. 

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Melting Pot

Restaurants occupy a unique place in our society. At their core, they offer the opportunity to engage in the most human of endeavors, to share a meal with friends, family, business associates and strangers.

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Talk Shop: Don’t Get Burned

For obvious reasons, restaurants and fires too often go hand in hand, and government data bears that out. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in 2014 there were 8,470 structure fires in eating and drinking establishments in the U.S., the most since 2002.

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6 Ways to Get Expensive Looks for Less

Create a fabulous-looking restaurant without breaking the bank.

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Main Event Ups Its Game

Needing to keep its base of affluent, in-the-know guests coming back, this entertainment concept has rolled out its second new design in less than 10 years.

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