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  • Firehouse Subs Drops Marc USA, Hires Richards Group

    The Richards Group was selected following a competitive review, which was supported by The New England Consulting Group. [More..]

  • 10 Reasons Quick-Service Brands Are Selling

    Here are 10 reasons why restaurant chain sales activity seems to be on the uptick, according to three quick-service industry consultants with experience in the mergers and acquisitions (m&a) world. [More..]

  • What the Kraft and Heinz Merger Teaches Us About Protecting American Jobs

    The two companies announced their merger in March 2015 backed by two affluent groups of investors: for Heinz, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, and for Kraft, Brazilian venture capital fund 3G Capital. With an estimated $10 billion from these investors, the merger was supposed to generate significant synergies in what would become the fifth largest food and beverage company in the world. [More..]

  • Embattled Mayor Bill de Blasio Takes Aim at Chick-fil-A

    When Chick-fil-A announced that it would be opening its third New York location in Queens this fall, many city officials -- including Mayor Bill de Blasio -- recoiled in horror. The mayor is thus urging New Yorkers to avoid eating at the offensive new restaurants, although he does grudgingly acknowledge that they have a right to exist. [More..]