Wendy’s aims to increase diversity among franchisees

Wendy's has rolled out its "Own Your Opportunity" initiative, designed to recruit a more diverse group of franchisees by making ownership more accessible to women, people of color and other underrepresented groups, the company said. The program includes a plan for Wendy's to secure sites in underserved areas and build units it will then give to new franchisees, who wouldn't have access to the capital, to develop new restaurants on their own. Restaurant Business

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January 26th, 2023
The 13th Annual Hybrid Summit will be held on January 26th, 2023 Noon to 4 PM EST.

Virtual Women in Construction: Building Connections was held on December 14th, 2022, 1 PM to 2 PM EST via a Zoom. 2023 Virtual Women in Construction TBD.

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Hotel construction shows signs of life

Hotel construction, which has declined for the past two years. showed a slight increase at the end of the year, STR reports. Luxury and upscale hotels in Dallas, New York and Phoenix have the largest percentage increases in construction. Lodging  

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