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When the executive team at Nashville-based Back Yard Burgers set out to redesign the brand’s menuboards, they didn’t expect the changes to have such an impact on sales. But the burger franchise has seen just that.

“Even without a price increase, we’re getting about a 20–30 cent increase per check,” says Monte Jump, Back Yard Burgers’ CMO and COO. “It was an unexpected outcome. Certainly the goal was to make more money through this, but we thought it would be not so much through increased check averages.”

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Better-Burger Brand Sets the Table for Growth in 2015 and Store Redesign
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Back Yard Burgers made the third quarter of 2014 one to remember by extending its same-store sales streak to 18 months and by inking a deal with a design firm to develop Back Yard Burgers' new restaurant model.
 
The Nashville-based burger brand's company-owned restaurants reported an 11.2-percent increase in same-store sales for the third quarter versus the same period a year

Share Our Strength’s “Dine Out for No Kid Hungry” campaign kicks off with more quick-serve partners.

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Iconic Better-Burger Brand Sees Consistent Revenue Increase as Part of 2013 Turnaround

After Improvements to Guest and Franchisee Relationships, as well as a Recommitment to the Brand’s Flavorful Roots

NASHVILLE – There is no shortage of brands that identify themselves as being part of the crowded better-burger segment.

With Brand’s Trajectory Headed Upward, Company Promotes Key Member to Take Over Company’s Operations

NASHVILLE – Riding the momentum of 14 consecutive months of same-store revenue increases, Back Yard Burgers Chief Marketing Officer, Monte Jump, has also assumed the role of Chief Operations Officer.

“Monte has played a key role in the Back Yard Burgers turnaround. He is a consummate professional, and his insights and expertise have led to Back Yard Burgers’ recent success,” Chief Executive Officer David McDougall said.

Better Burger Brand’s Menu Innovation, Operational Improvements Set the Table for System-wide Growth  

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Back Yard Burgers is riding the momentum of 15 straight months of revenue growth. As a result of the system-wide success, the better-burger pioneer is laying the foundation for restaurant growth.

To kick start the company’s development, Back Yard Burgers recently signed an agreement with SMB Franchise Advisors.

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Feb. 11, 2013 - Just in time for the Lenten season, Back Yard Burgers is adding a meat-free option for its guests, the Bold and Crunchy Fish Sandwich, available through March 31, 2013 at all of Back Yard Burgers' 83 locations. 

Nashville – January 23, 2013 – Back Yard Burgers, Inc., the popular Nashville-based quick-service burger chain, announced today the appointment of foodservice veteran David McDougall as the company’s new chief executive effective immediately.