Good, Bad, and Other News! – March 2022

Good, Bad, and Other News! – March 2022

Are we truly coming out of the pandemic, or is it “Just when you thought it was safe” time? Will our back to the future lives be snapped up yet again by the jaws of Covid, or are we truly out of the woods as mask mandates are lifted across the U.S.? Is it too soon? Is another ugly surprise just around the corner, or can we finally move on? Oh wait, Ukraine.… Still, the world keeps spinning and life goes on. In the midst of all this, here’s your chance to follow the leaders and catch up on franchise-related news every third Tuesday of the month. And, if you’re not doing it already, send us your good (and other) news here!


Menu Price Inflation Hit 41-Year High in February

DoorDash’s 2021 Revenue Tops Pandemic Record; Expects Continued Growth

Restaurants Debate Masking Rules as Covid-19 Rules Rapidly Disappear

Why People Keep Buying Restaurants (Robin Gagnon)

IFA Launches Hispanic Latino Franchise Leadership Council

How Plant-Based Menus Are Changing the Perception of Fast Food

Best Cities To Start a Business in 2022

Marriott Doubles Revenue Despite Omicron Setback

Epic Health and Fitness Launches as a New Franchise


Worker Shortage Pushing Companies To Offer More Perks And Benefits

Three Starbucks Stores Unionize in a Single Afternoon

High-Profile Union Campaigns Offer a Learning Opportunity for HR

Employees Want To Stay, But Are Employers Giving Them a Reason To? (Oracle Ebook)

A Simple Guide To Designing a World-Class Employee Experience Program (Qualtrics Ebook)


BBQ Holdings To Acquire 7-Unit Fine-Dining Brand Barrio Queen for $28 Million

Opinion: Burgerim’s Growth Had a Notable Enabler: The SBA


Wingstop CEO Charlie Morrison Resigns To Become CEO of Salad & Go; COO Michael Skipworth Named CEO

Domino’s Pizza New CEO, Russell Weiner, Faces New Set of Challenges

El Pollo Loco Names Larry Roberts CEO, Effective Immediately

5 Tips on How To Stay Focused as a New CEO

There Are 4 Types of Bosses

The Cost of Indecision: How To Stop It from Hurting Your Business (Methodify)

Franchise GrowthLab Launches To Fuel Growth of Franchises


Ice Cream Machine Hackers Sue McDonald’s for $900 Million

Loyalty Programs on California’s Radar Under CCPA


Almost All Consumers Expect To Shop via Social This Year (Study)

Meta: Underreporting of iOS Web Conversions Down to 8% from 15% Last September

The Next Next Gen: The Solos Are Coming!


Drive-Through Lane Competition Heats Up

Report: Commercial Real Estate Market Q4 2021 (Stan Johnson Co.)

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