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MOD Pizza Raises Funds for Accelerated Expansion

2014-05-22 MOD Pizza announced that it has successfully raised over $15 million from private investors to support an accelerated expansion of the brand.

Juice It Up! Reports Q1 Sales Growth of 26 Percent

2014-05-09 Juice It Up! announced solid same-store sales growth of 26 percent and an average unit volume increase of 25 percent in the first quarter of 2014.

Freshii Houston Draws NBA Players' Investments

2014-05-06 Freshii has brought on three former NBA players as investors to help grow the area development territory of Houston, Texas.  The role of the players i...

Wingstop Accelerates Growth In First Quarter

2014-05-05 Fresh off a record breaking year for growth, Wingstop continued to outperform industry averages in the first quarter of 2014 with a 9.6 percent increa...

Del Taco Holdings Inc. Completes $260 Million Debt Refinance

2014-04-29 Del Taco Holdings Inc. announced the completion of a debt refinance transaction.

Hexagon Hospitality Takes a Bite of The Hummus & Pita Co.

2014-04-29 Hexagon Hospitality founders Mitch Kahn and Wade Vandegrift announced a partnership with The Hummus & Pita Co.

Smoothie King Overcomes Harsh Winter

2014-04-21 Smoothie King Franchises Inc., a smoothie and nutritional lifestyle center, announced strong same-store sales growth of approximately 7.2 percent for ...

Shane’s Rib Shack Battles Rising Pork Cost with Giveaway

2014-04-17 Like burger brands facing rising beef prices, pork-centric concepts are navigating a price hike and anticipated shortage.

Report: March Sales Rebound Doesn’t Save First Quarter

2014-04-15 Same-store sales growth in restaurants was positive during March, according to The Restaurant Industry Snapshot, a compilation of real sales and traff...