Doing Business Differently in Madison, WI

Culver’s, the Wisconsin-based fast food chain that is opening new stores throughout the country, is like most other chains when it comes to wages and benefits.  But, the owner of the top performing Culver’s restaurant in Wisconsin is doing business differently, paying higher wages, providing benefits and even offering a 401K plan.

Check out what Susan Bulgrin is doing at her restaurants in Madison, WI–and why she’s doing it.

Zazie’s in SF; Culver’s in Madison.  Both of these stories feature restaurants that are owned by women.  Is anyone aware of studies on whether women are more likely to offer better compensation packages to their employees than men?  Do you think gender makes a difference when setting labor policies?


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