Eric Novinson

Eric Novinson

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Recent articles

Domino's is Jubilant in India

The pizza chain has a franchise deal with an Indian company that's dominating the market. This rapid expansion could also be good news for Dunkin' Brands.


Can Zoe's Kitchen Dodge Potbelly's Problems?

Potbelly crashed after reporting poor preliminary second-quarter results and took some other fast-casual chains along for the ride. However, one of the restaurants that dropped might not have the same problems.





Nordstrom Vs. Macy's: Round 1 Goes to Nordstrom

A breakdown of Nordstrom's first-quarter results explains why the department store did so well in a challenging retail environment and how this is set to continue with online sales.


TJX Succeeds Where Target Struggles

Target has gotten rid of its CEO after a massive data breach, but recent events indicate the presence of other problems at the retailer as well. One of Target's competitors has not only recovered from a massive data breach of its own, it's also executing better where Target has struggled.



Taco Bell Creates a New Fast-Casual Brand

Taco Bell has come up with another way to enter the fast-casual market. The brand has developed a new restaurant concept for its latest push, the U.S. Taco Co. and Urban Tap Room. What does this mean for Taco Bell, parent Yum! Brands, and other fast-casual and quick-service restaurants?