Nékter Juice Bar has signed 64 new franchise locations in 2022, introducing five new markets to the brand’s roster. 

Two fast-casual restaurant franchises remain on track to meet 2022 growth goals.

Better-for-you brand Original ChopShop plans to open six new stores, including its first location in Georgia. That chain has also recently opened a home office support center.

Black Bear Diner continues aggressive growth in Texas with five additional openings planned for Mesquite, San Antonio, Amarillo, El Paso and Harker Heights.

Mutts Canine Cantina combined membership with beer, burgers, puppies and puns to create a recipe for business success.

While economic pessimism seems to be high, the data suggest there’s reason for optimism, per the latest pulse survey conducted by restaurant development + design magazine.

Breakfast and brunch sales are booming, according to market research firm the NPD Group. Let’s take a look at three breakfast and brunch concepts.

Here are seven best practices for reviving an ailing brand.