Author: Clifford Davis

It seems everyone has an idea for a product that they want to bring to market these days.  As a result, contract manufacturing has seen a boom in recent years. Despite having several names, the general industry term for farming out production to an outside...

While business analysts have touted the importance of demographic data for decades, the relatively recent explosion of information available has changed the game a bit. No longer are consumers analyzed by just their age, gender, or location. Now, with an increasingly online world, it’s not...

When designing the drive thru of your fast food franchise, you’ll want to consider both efficiency, as well as effectiveness, as you’re creating a strong brand experience for diners who are not stepping inside of your building. As leaders in the drive thru technology industry,...

As the food service industry evolves over time, certain trends become more apparent. One of these trends is the need for quick service restaurants to rethink their traditional model of fast food at a cheap price, to compete with full service restaurants that are now...

While the International Franchise industry is always growing, there's a clear standout sector that is growing faster than others. In a recent study done by Entrepreneur magazine, the leader sector made up more than twenty percent of the overall growth. Curious what sector that was?...

Today’s restaurant entrepreneur is turning to alternate funding solutions to power their companies. Equity crowdfunding site Funders Club and investor start-up connection hub Angel List, both tap into wealthy, accredited investors. With a solid quick serve pitch with statistic planning to back it, the average...

With the quick serve industry being more saturated than ever, fast food and fast casual brands are ramping up their efforts to stand out. There have never been more options for customers to choose from for their hunger needs, from fast food at the drive...

When everything is running like a well-oiled machine and it begins to feel like your restaurant is running itself, it’s easy to be lulled into complacency. This might make you believe that you wouldn’t consider selling your business for many years down the road. But...

The restaurant industry is a multi-billion dollar one and is definitely a great investment, but what does it mean to quit your nine to five job and become a franchise owner in this industry? Luckily, there are many franchise opportunities available so you can choose...