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July 9, 2015

Zoup! Interior

Zoup! Redesign Offers Customers Warm Environment with Private Spaces

This fast-casual comfort food concept draws inspiration from autumn in Northern Michigan to meet the needs of its diverse customer base.

Arooga’s Announces Second New Jersey Franchise Deal

Harrisburg, Penn.-based sports bar concept Arooga’s signed its fifth multi-unit franchise agreement. Cordell Toson, president of Enterprise Capital Partners, has agreed to open at least four locations in New Jersey’s Union and Somerset Counties.

Customers Embracing Tech in Foodservice

Consumers find technology-based services and amenities increasingly important in foodservice operations, according to a recent white paper from Technomic.

Ono Exterior

Ono Nears 50 Units

Ono Hawaiian BBQ, a fast-casual restaurant specializing in Hawaiian plate lunches and other island specialties, has opened its 49th store. The newest location is in Upland, Calif., the chain’s second restaurant in that town.

Fuddruckers Expands into Central Europe

Fast-casual chain Fuddruckers has opened its first restaurant in Central Europe with a new store in Warsaw, Poland.

Restaurant Development Report

Restaurant chain news includes Sun Capital selling its interest in Fazoli’s. International growth remains on the menu for a variety of concepts, including Dairy Queen, Chef Russo’s, Johnny Rocket’s and Rita’s Italian Ice. Meanwhile, back in the U.S., chains such as Bojangles’, Menchie’s and MOD Pizza, continue with their domestic growth efforts. And a number of restaurant chains and their franchisees continue to buy and sell locations.

How to: Ensure Construction Standards Compliance in Franchise Chains

Which Which Franchise

To date, Which Wich CEO Jeff Sinelli has founded three franchised restaurant chains. At first, he strictly followed his lawyer’s advice for enforcing construction and design standards. Then, as he learned more about selling franchises, he began to customize compliance standards to better satisfy franchisee expectations.

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