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On January 20th, 2021

How to Open a Sandwich Shop that Stands Apart

So, you’ve decided to open a restaurant, and the sandwich industry is your target. This segment of the market is highly competitive and in order to build a sandwich business that stands apart, you will need to find some ways to get creative CHOOSE A…

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On January 4th, 2021

Restaurant Startup Costs: How to Open Your Own Restaurant

If you’ve decided to open a restaurant, the question at the top of your mind will probably be: How much will it cost? Average restaurant startup costs will vary depending on factors like size, location, and a range of choices you’ll make as you work…

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On December 16th, 2020

Quiznos Franchise Cost vs. Competition

Franchise fees vary greatly from one franchise to another. Here’s what it costs to open a Quiznos and how that compares to similar sandwich franchises. NARROW YOUR FOCUS The costs of opening a restaurant business can vary widely, so it’s important that you focus and…

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On November 24th, 2020

Roger David named CEO Communicator of the Year

Roger David, president and CEO of GSR Brands – the parent organization of Gold Star and Tom & Chee, was named CEO Communicator of the year at the 2020 Cincinnati PRSA Blacksmith Awards Ceremony. This annual celebration for Greater Cincinnati’s public relations professionals celebrates the…

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On November 24th, 2020

Restaurant Labor Cost: How to Estimate Labor Costs

Since labor costs are one of the most expensive parts of running a restaurant, closely tracking labor costs is imperative for success. Here’s how. WHAT PERCENT SHOULD RESTAURANT LABOR COSTS BE? Whether you are an entrepreneur pondering your first, fifth, or 15th small-business venture, many…

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