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A look at how quick-service brands can adapt signature menu items to the retail space.
Closed for Renovation
Quick-serve brands tackle store redesigns with consumer connection in mind.
Operators are finding ways to squeeze their brands into every nook and cranny this country has to offer, from schools and hospitals to markets, festivals, and casinos.
Start to Finish: Bill Dunn
President & Chief Operating Officer of Auntie Anne’s
Lights, Camera, Franchise
Celebrities of all kind have thrown their weight into the quick-serve industry as franchisees, and their brands are getting creative with how they leverage the partnership.
Promise for the Future
Auntie Anne’s invests in tomorrow’s talent by partnering with a youth development organization.
Breaking with Tradition
Operators continue to add and expand non-pastry morning menu offerings.
A Twist on Mobile
Digital campaign nets impressive results for Auntie Anne’s.
The Main Event
Hosting events can bring new customers to the table, increase revenue, and enhance branding efforts.
Cause and Effect
Maximize your company’s charitable-giving efforts by choosing causes that resonate with employees, franchisees, and consumers.
Auntie Anne's New Home: Amusement Parks
Just in time for summer road trips and family vacations, Auntie Anne's Pretzels added amusement parks to its nontraditional venue portfolio. This spri...
Scotsman Recognized as Auntie Anne's Supplier of the Year
Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel chain, has chosen Scotsman Ice Systems as its 2012 Supplier of the Year, for its exemplary...
Satisfaction Up Among Foodservice Franchisees
According to the “2013 Guide to Today’s Top Franchises,” published annually by market research firm Franchise Business Review, franchisee satisfaction...
Auntie Anne’s Twists Its Way Into 25th Country
Auntie Anne’s Pretzels the 1,330-unit franchise made famous by its fresh, hand-rolled treats, entered its 25th country earlier this year after opening...
Auntie Anne’s and Carvel Select Micros POS System
MICROS Systems Inc., a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Car...
Auntie Anne’s ‘Rolls’ Out First Whole Grain Pretzel
Just in time for Heart Health Month (February), Auntie Anne's Pretzels is responding to Americans’ craving for more whole grains by introducing a new ...
HMSHost Opens Steak 'n Shake, Cinnabon in San Antonio
Global restaurateur HMSHost and Chef Johnny Hernandez are proud to announce a new joint venture at San Antonio International Airport that will take tr...
Auntie Anne's Gives Guests a Taste and More
Sampling its fresh-baked pretzels is nothing new for 24-year-old Auntie Anne’s, but the brand is giving its traditional marketing effort a little extr...
Auntie Anne's Plays Games for Cancer Research
Auntie Anne's franchise partners, crewmembers, and corporate associates are rallying behind Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation in an effort to fight chi...
Auntie Anne's, Coca-Cola Team Up for Mobile Ad Campaign
Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, the world’s largest soft pretzel franchise, is partnering with The Coca-Cola Company, Millennial Media, and Sparkfly Inc to pi...
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