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St. Louis roast beef chain enlists food truck to tackle new markets

Seeing a big demand for sliced roast beef, Lion's Choice sees a food truck as a good way to expand its market presence.

Shaved ice/ice cream truck franchise offers rewarding second career

A shaved ice and ice cream truck franchise was the right career change for the third generation owner of a family finance business.

Kansas City pizza franchisee uses food truck to build brand visibility (Part 1)

Being an established restaurant operation, KC Pie brought some key advantages to launching a food truck, but still had to learn the nuances of the food truck business.

Environment-focused startup spearheads food trailers to support brands

Move Systems helps food brands expand into urban markets via food trailers. The company focuses on improving the urban physical environment.

Wayback Burgers to test food trailers in the Big Apple

The fast casual chain teams with a trailer specialist to launch its first mobile food initiative, starting in New York City.

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.

Franchisees talk do-over: What they wish they knew before opening their franchise

Managing employees is a major aspect that new franchisees often don’t realize or prepare for when signing a franchise agreement. That, and the fact that running your own shop means dozens of daily decisions, are big eye openers.

How to avoid disputes in the franchisor-franchisee partnership

Attorney Brian Schnell of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP offers up advice and tips on how potential franchise operators and franchisors can sidestep common disputes before the arguments move toward a court setting. Good communication and clear expectations are key.

Cousins Subs' Traveling Sub Shop improves brand awareness and gives back to the community

Cousins Subs uses its food truck to improve brand awareness while also supporting charities the company has committed itself to.


Long Island food truck festival seeking operators, aims to showcase truck industry

A Long Island food truck festival is looking for a few dozen operators to participate in a community event that also promotes the expanding culinary options offered by food trucks.

What do execs from Pizza Hut UK, Freshii GB, Crepeaffaire, Farmstand and Caliburger have in common?

Answer: They are all speaking at this year's Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, being held July 18-20 in London.

Industry execs 'Spread the Love' at Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit

Restaurant executives from all over the world gathered in March at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Dallas to not only learn from one another about growing their businesses, but also make more than 10,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.


Summit summations: Dallas event delivers Texas-sized dividends

Katie Fuhrman of MomentFeed; Kimberly Brastad of Dairy Queen; Keith Hill of I Love Bacon; Jamal Bara of Waterfall; Demetra McLain of DW's Subs and Jacquelyn Cirko of Groupon, give an inside look to their Summit experiences.


How well do you mitigate risk? Learn from those who have been there

Companies face a new set of risks in today's marketplace due to new technology. The need to manage human resources remains as critical as ever.

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