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6 franchise trends that restaurant operators need to know

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Key takeaways:

  • Businesses that make decisions using sophisticated data analytics systems, like Wizardline, statistically increase their profits by 8-10%
  • AI and automation allow QSR franchises to improve service standards by redeploying team members to fulfillment and higher-value guest interactions 
  • Digital training strategies and modernized HR practices improve employee retention and team member performance by attracting first-rate workers and motivating them to stay on board

The quick-service restaurant (QSR) franchise model is in a constant state of flux, requiring operators to adapt to changing circumstances and new industry and franchise trends to avoid lagging behind their competition. It’s understandable if franchisors worry they’re falling behind their competitors in the restaurant tech arms race or failing to implement the latest best pract