Smoothie King Plans Healthy Expansion

In November, Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. opened its 19th store in the South Florida market, marking the beginning of the brand's accelerated expansion plan under new Global CEO Wan Kim.

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ADA Updates Affects Design and Facilities

New guidelines can impact design and facilities.

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New Eat Here Brands Aims to Take a Bite Out of the Southeast

A team of seasoned Mississippi restaurateurs has founded a new chain restaurant development company with an appetite for expansion across the southeastern United States.

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BK Pilots Delivery Service

Having just been edged out of the no. 2 burger chain spot by Wendy's, Burger King is busy testing new ways to boost revenues and grab market share. Among them is BK Delivers, a door-to-door delivery program being piloted in select markets in Florida; Maryland; Washington, D.C.; Texas and New York City.

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London’s YO!Sushi Launches U.S. Expansion

London-based YO!Sushi has opened what the 60-unit company says will be the first of many locations in the United States.

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Q&A with Joe Wegrzyniak, Director of Construction, Jersey Mike’s Subs

When Joe Wegrzyniak joined Jersey Mike's Subs 5.5 years ago, the Manasquan, N.J.-based chain had about 375 locations and was developing new stores at a rate of 35 per year. Today, Jersey Mike's has roughly 575 locations and will complete 100 new units this year alone. 

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