Recorded Webinar

The State of QSR & Fast Casual Franchise Development Mid-Year 2020 Update

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We recently shared the results of our first-ever mid-year review of franchise sales performance across all major industries. And now for the first time, we have the performance data of the QSR & Fast Casual Restaurant segment specifically.

In our recorded webinar, we helped Franchisors gauge the current state of their business against the backdrop of the pandemic, providing much-needed insight into how well the Quick Service & Fast Casual Restaurant industry is rebounding, and what the outlook is for the rest of the year and into 2021.

The key findings from this analysis will help franchisors understand how they compare to peers across the spectrum and within their industry to make more-informed planning decisions possible.

Viewers will gain critical insights including:

  • The state of new franchise sales relative to expectations pre-COVID
  • How long QSR & Fast Casual businesses are taking from inquiry to close
  • A Breakdown of top lead sources by channel
  • The dramatic impact of the pandemic on Portal lead-to-deal conversion rates

About the Presenters:

Keith

Keith Gerson

CFE, President of Franchise Ops, FranConnect

Keith Gerson brings 40+ years of executive level expertise as a passionate and driven Franchisor and Franchisee with a proven track-record in building rapid-growth, and highly profitable franchise organizations. Over the last eight years, Keith has served as President and Chief Customer Advocate for FranConnect where he has been able to work closely with many Executive Boards and Leadership Teams that are part of FranConnect’s portfolio of 800+ brands and 148,00 locations. His focus is on helping franchisors to get to their desired future state in sales, operations, communications, and engagement. Recognized in franchising circles for his extensive leadership experience, and ability to drive execution, Keith is a highly-rated keynote speaker and has had the rare opportunity to have created several leading franchise systems from their very conception through launch and sustained growth taking these systems from micro-emerging status to that of successful enterprise level brands.