Born and bred on the border of the Carolinas, Bojangles’ knows the perfect tailgate items – chicken, biscuits, and iced tea. To ensure iced tea is convenient at a tailgate, Bojangles’ created the new Big BO Box to provide plenty of room for all the tailgate classics. With Bojangles’ new Big BO Box, fans can conveniently carry their tailgating essentials in one box rather than having a box for the food and carrying Bojangles’ Legendary Iced Tea with their other hand.
Jake’s may be the youngest brand on our anniversary list this year, but its mindset is decidedly old school.
Bojangles’ announced today that it has been acquired by a Boston-based global private equity firm, but one company executive says things will remain business as usual for the Southeast chicken-and-biscuits brand.
Eric Newman, executive vice president and general counsel for Bojangles’, says the acquisition by Advent International won’t slow the chain’s growth, which has accelerated over the last few years.
“We like them a lot and we think it’s going to add resources to what we do,” Newman says. “I think their strategies are going to match very well with what we’re doing.”
At Bojangles’ recent franchise convention, the company announced that 2012 will be the inaugural year for the Jack Fulk Scholarship Foundation, created in memory of Bojangles’ co-founder Jack Fulk. The foundation has been set up to provide $10,000 in annual academic scholarships to Bojangles’ team members and their families.
Bojangles’ announced that, with the support of its loyal customers, the more than 100 company- and franchise-operated restaurants across South Carolina have raised $20,000 for South Carolina Future Minds, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting teachers and public education.
Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits reached its milestone 500th unit when its latest store opened in Surf City, North Carolina, last week.
Eric Newman, executive vice president of Charlotte, North Carolina–based Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc., says the milestone is “a validation and indication of what’s next.”
Three One Corporation LLC is satisfying Martinez, Georgia, residents' craving for Bojangles' "Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits" with the opening of its third Augusta-area location at 343 South Belair Road on June 7, 2011.
Tim Biakabutuka, the former collegiate and NFL running back standout with the Carolina Panthers, is the owner of Three One Corporation LLC.
For some, it’s an average sales-to-investment ratio nearing 2:1, dedicated corporate support that helps franchisees succeed, or a distinctive niche that carries marketplace allures.
For others, a good franchise deal boasts recent growth despite the nation’s economic woes, stable leadership that ensures consistent strategy, or consumer satisfaction ratings highlighting consumer interest.
During Bojangles’ recent leadership conference, several of the company’s heroes—the team members who provide customers with great service and tasty, top-quality chicken, biscuits, and fixin’s each day—were recognized for their achievements.
Top awards went to Jayesh Patel, Unit Director of the Year, and Janet Lynch, Area Director of the Year.
After undergoing a meticulous evaluation process based on customer satisfaction, food quality, and overall experience, unit director Greg Nicholson and his Bojangles’ restaurant, located at 1718 West Main St. in Locust, North Carolina, have won first place in Bojangles’ coveted ShowBo awards, earning Nicholson a $10,000 cash prize.