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The Coffee Club donates $20,000 to non-profit for children
The coffee brand sold $2 tokens across stores and facilitated direct donations from customers to support the fundraising.
Store expansion slowed in past three months: report
Of those tracked by GapMaps, Soul Origin, KFC and Schnitz lead openings
Huxtaburger to open in Melbourne’s Bourke Street
The brand confirmed growth within Melbourne and teased “taking the Huxtaburger brand experience to new states and [t]erritories.”
Guzman y Gomez opens 53rd QLD restaurant
The Mexican chain was recently valued at $1.2 billion.
Subway supply chain partner urges businesses to to focus on risk management strategies, ability to be flexible
IPC Asia Pacific plans to continue securing shorter supply chain routes from existing and alternate suppliers.
Greggs sales lagging in city centre locations as more Brits shift to WFH 
The bakery chain reported a 27% rise in UK sales.
McDonald’s earmarks £250m for restaurant redesigns
The upgrade programme includes redesigning McDonald’s kitchens and dining areas to further factor in digital sales channels and the company’s app.
Chopstix to ramp up franchising with new director appointment
It currently operates more than 75 restaurants across the UK, 22 of which are franchised.
Independent burger chain Fat Hippo opening first London site
This will be Fat Hippo’s fourteenth UK location.
Big Table Group appoints David Rust to new F&B director role
The new role will oversee menu planning and development across Las Iguanas, Bella Italia and Café Rouge.
Papa John’s opens store in Blaby
This is now the fifth Papa John’s in Leicestershire. 
Neat Burger believes opportunity remains to innovate amidst recruitment crisis
Gemma De Vyea, the brand’s people and culture coach, is joining the QSR Media UK Conference & Awards this June.
Honest Burgers collaborates with Maker’s Mark for new special
The collaboration is Honest’s third time collaborating with Maker’s Mark.

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Franchising For Milksha, Australia’s bubble tea market has yet to burst
Milksha Australia’s director Jeffrey Lin details plans to establish a presence in every state.
Executive insights Amidst the industry’s push for repeat transactions, Soul Origin wants to make a leap in customer loyalty to help drive future initiatives
Making a leap with loyalty will also help Soul Origin explore opportunities to get a bigger bite of “shoulder” dayparts, COO Adam Neill said.
Executive insights Potential acquisitions on the menu for Burgertory as it looks to mark its territory in the country’s burgeoning burger scene
Burgertory, currently with 18 company-owned and operated restaurants, will be starting its franchise arm over the next 12 months.
Executive insights Schnitz turns to tiered pricing to combat cost pressures, reach valuable Gen Z
In his first interview with QSR Media, CEO Brenton Howie details the chain’s customer satisfaction play and why he believes in “doing the basics well.”
Executive insights ‘Restaurant precincts with significant appeal’: How Burrito Bar is forging its path to become a multi-brand franchisor
CEO Shaun Butcher details how the company found success in its early adoption of virtual brands and how it is informing its approach to growth.
Executive insights Offering value amidst cost pressures, according to Hungry Jack’s CEO
Chris Green also expounds on the brand’s digital focus, the potential of targeting upselling and their new compensation model for managers.

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The Coffee Club donates $20,000 to non-profit for children
The coffee brand sold $2 tokens across stores and facilitated direct donations from customers to support the fundraising.
Store expansion slowed in past three months: report
Of those tracked by GapMaps, Soul Origin, KFC and Schnitz lead openings
Huxtaburger to open in Melbourne’s Bourke Street
The brand confirmed growth within Melbourne and teased “taking the Huxtaburger brand experience to new states and [t]erritories.”
Guzman y Gomez opens 53rd QLD restaurant
The Mexican chain was recently valued at $1.2 billion.
Subway supply chain partner urges businesses to to focus on risk management strategies, ability to be flexible
IPC Asia Pacific plans to continue securing shorter supply chain routes from existing and alternate suppliers.
Greggs sales lagging in city centre locations as more Brits shift to WFH 
The bakery chain reported a 27% rise in UK sales.
McDonald’s earmarks £250m for restaurant redesigns
The upgrade programme includes redesigning McDonald’s kitchens and dining areas to further factor in digital sales channels and the company’s app.
Chopstix to ramp up franchising with new director appointment
It currently operates more than 75 restaurants across the UK, 22 of which are franchised.
Independent burger chain Fat Hippo opening first London site
This will be Fat Hippo’s fourteenth UK location.
Big Table Group appoints David Rust to new F&B director role
The new role will oversee menu planning and development across Las Iguanas, Bella Italia and Café Rouge.
Papa John’s opens store in Blaby
This is now the fifth Papa John’s in Leicestershire. 
Neat Burger believes opportunity remains to innovate amidst recruitment crisis
Gemma De Vyea, the brand’s people and culture coach, is joining the QSR Media UK Conference & Awards this June.
Honest Burgers collaborates with Maker’s Mark for new special
The collaboration is Honest’s third time collaborating with Maker’s Mark.

Exclusives

Franchising For Milksha, Australia’s bubble tea market has yet to burst
Milksha Australia’s director Jeffrey Lin details plans to establish a presence in every state.
Executive insights Amidst the industry’s push for repeat transactions, Soul Origin wants to make a leap in customer loyalty to help drive future initiatives
Making a leap with loyalty will also help Soul Origin explore opportunities to get a bigger bite of “shoulder” dayparts, COO Adam Neill said.
Executive insights Potential acquisitions on the menu for Burgertory as it looks to mark its territory in the country’s burgeoning burger scene
Burgertory, currently with 18 company-owned and operated restaurants, will be starting its franchise arm over the next 12 months.
Executive insights Schnitz turns to tiered pricing to combat cost pressures, reach valuable Gen Z
In his first interview with QSR Media, CEO Brenton Howie details the chain’s customer satisfaction play and why he believes in “doing the basics well.”
Executive insights ‘Restaurant precincts with significant appeal’: How Burrito Bar is forging its path to become a multi-brand franchisor
CEO Shaun Butcher details how the company found success in its early adoption of virtual brands and how it is informing its approach to growth.
Executive insights Offering value amidst cost pressures, according to Hungry Jack’s CEO
Chris Green also expounds on the brand’s digital focus, the potential of targeting upselling and their new compensation model for managers.

Join the QSR Media community