Buffalo Wild Wings New Bar

Casual Dining's Blueprint for Success Redraws the Lounge

Smoothie King Interior

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.

Eat Here Brands Executive Team

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

Burger King 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.

Yo!Sushi storefront in Union Station

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

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. 

Wingstop Interior

Richardson, Texas-based Wingstop, which operates more than 530 locations throughout the United States and Mexico, has signed a master development agreement to expand its international presence into Russia.

Most companies waste money when doing remodels/rebrands. They don't do it consciously, they just fail to fully consider their guests and, particularly in the current economic enviroment, often put cutting costs ahead of stimluating sales.