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This Week in Franchise News: 4/9/2021

Restaurants add jobs but struggle to find workers, ketchup shortages take a toll, DoorDash launches a credit card, and more.

Restaurants Fuel Blowout Jobs Report, Stocks Surge

Restaurants added 280,000 new jobs as the industry braces for a post-pandemic world.

Nationwide Ketchup Shortage Costs Franchisor Upwards of $500,000

America’s most popular table sauce has been impacted by the pandemic, and now franchisors are seeing red.

Fast Food Franchises Face ‘Nightmare’ Worker Shortage

The unemployment rate is nearly double what it was 18 months ago, but the pandemic has incentivized workers to stay home.

DoorDash Plans to Launch Its Own Credit Card

Visa, Mastercard… or DoorDash?

QSR Chains Are Using Tuition Benefits to Attract and Retain Employees

Chipotle is the latest quick service brand to roll out a tuition assistance program for employees.