ST. PETERSBURG – Across the U.S., you can sometimes find a one-off restaurant that was once a larger chain. Call them the broken chain retailers. When a retail or restaurant chain falls apart, the company infrastructure that at one time enforced the rules and helped promote the chain goes away.
A good strategy when you have an older company with many different iterations is to periodically put out commemorative products and packaging using old versions of the company’s logo and brand identity. Here, a 60th anniversary box from Dunkin’ Donuts. A few reasons why it is a good thing to
DENVER – Vicorp Restaurants Inc. announced today the sale of the pie restaurant Village Inn to American Blue Ribbon Holdings LLC, a new entity formed by Fidelity National Financial Inc. and Newport Global Advisors. American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC will own and operate the Village Inn and Bakers Square restaurant
In retail, you don’t have to have expensive products to make your brand unique. Very often, a recasting of something boring and conventional that you sell can make your brand unique. This principal applies most often with food. These are products that are made with everyday things, but branded and
Who knew that Arthur Treacher’s Fish and Chips was still around? BrandlandUSA’s Hoosier Stringer Brian K. Stevens tells that was thinking about about Arthur Treacher’s, and found that they are still around. Says Stevens, “There used to be Arthur Treacher’s Fish and Chips all over the Indiana, where I live
I’m thinking about a cup of White Tower coffee. Or maybe a White Tower in Ohio. See our post: Save the Toledo, Ohio White TowerQuestions? E-mail Garland Pollard
Soft serve ice cream is a great American tradition. It’s tasty. And easy to eat. Of course, the world knows Dairy Queen. But there were other soft-serve brands, some still around. The best known dairy runner ups? Tastee-Freeze: Leo Moranz and inventor and Harry Axene created the chain in 1950.