The 10 Best Franchise Deals

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.

Bojangles' Recognizes Company "Heroes"

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.

Drumroll: Bojangles' ShowBo Awards Go To...

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.

Bojangles' Raises $300K for Muscular Dystrophy

Bojangles’ raised more than $300,000, a record-breaking total, for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) during its 10th annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy fundraiser, which will send 375 children to MDA Summer Camp this year.  

This year Bojangles’ celebrates a 13-year partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and is proud to have raised almost $2 million to help win the fight against neuromuscular disease.

Bojangles’ Franchisee Keeps Up Alabama Growth

New Generation Foods LLC celebrated the opening of Russellville, Alabama’s new Bojangles’ at 13810 Highway 43 with a $25 gift card giveaway on March 8. Bojangles’ presented the first 100 people in line with the gift cards.

“The giveaway is a great way for us to welcome in our new neighbors, many of whom have expressed to us during the past year how excited they are to have us in town,” says Justin Haddock, owner of New Generation Foods LLC. “We’re equally as excited to be here and look forward to building long-lasting relationships in Russellville.”

You Need a Cult Following, Here's How

Tommy Haddock recently opened his 44th Bojangles’ unit, a standalone brick store in a budding retail district in Cary, North Carolina. Haddock’s stores thrive on passionate, young customers—especially high school students—who treat his stores like a social hub and often visit at lunch and after sports games.

Haddock shares his tips on how a company can reach out to young, new customers and turn them into passionate, loyal fans.


1. Reach Out to the Schools