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Focus Brands Appoints SVP of Business Development

FOCUS Brands announced today it has named Chad Scales as senior vice president of business development. In this newly created role, Chad’s primary responsibility will be to develop new lines of business, including product creation, manufacture, and sales for Carvel Ice Cream, Cinnabon, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, and Auntie Anne’s Pretzels.

Cinnabon Aims to Spread Warmth

The holiday season has arrived, and with it comes shopping, family, and Cinnabon.

Schltozsky’s Tri-Brands With Cinnabon, Carvel in Philly

Schlotzsky’s announced that it has signed a history-making franchise deal to bring 30 new restaurants throughout the Philadelphia metro area that will also house Cinnabon and Carvel franchises inside the buildings.

Schlotzsky’s, Carvel, and Cinnabon are all part of the parent company FOCUS Brands Inc. The three food franchises began partnering early last year to open tri-branded locations and have seen robust sales due to this strategy.

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A recap of the Dine America conference!

From October 9-11, 200 industry insiders gathered in Atlanta at what has become known among executives as one of the can’t-miss conferences of the year.

Cinnabon Names Franchise Partner of the Year

Cinnabon, the 25-year-old market leader among cinnamon roll bakeries, has named Frank Ross, Jr., as its Franchise Partner of the Year. Ross successfully operates bakeries in Albany and Columbus, Georgia.

The Franchise Partner of the Year award is given to the franchise owner who runs successful Cinnabon bakery operations, lives the values of the company, and provides exceptional service and products that make Cinnabon guests, business partners, and communities say "Wow!"

Dine America Releases Conference Agenda

Dine America, the annual “Executive Idea Exchange” for leaders in the restaurant and foodservice sectors, released the agenda for its 2011 conference. The conference will take place October 9-11, 2011, at the Intercontinental Buckhead in Atlanta.

The conference schedule includes keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities, including an offsite party.

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