BRIX Holdings Forms Partnership with Revel Systems

Revel Systems, an open cloud order management platform for restaurant and retail brands, today announced BRIX Holdings will implement Revel at all locations for the following brands: Red Mango Yogurt & Smoothie Café, Smoothie Factory Juice Bar + Kitchen, Pizza Jukebox, Souper Salad, and Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt. Revel has already been successfully deployed at […] Crowned Winner of 2024 Snowflake Startup Challenge, the exclusive provider of decision intelligence for multi-unit restaurants, is the winner of the 2024 Snowflake Startup Challenge. Now in its fourth year, the Snowflake Startup Challenge recognizes early-stage startups for their innovation in building software that relies on the Snowflake AI Data Cloud. Mike Lukianoff, CEO, said “This is more than a […]

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard Expanding In Texas

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard is continuing to expand its presence in Texas with the recent opening of a new location in Arlington, TX with local franchisees Jasmine and Darryl Ward. The Wards are helping to grow the brand alongside existing Dallas area franchisees Dave Lewis, Sean Evans, Jerry Shirer, and Von Shirer. With […]

Potbelly Unveils ‘Toasty Summer’ Campaign

Potbelly is kicking off summer with a wave of sizzling HOT weekly promotions and new product offerings as part of its “Potbelly Toasty Summer” campaign. Up first starting June 7, Potbelly is offering fans free delivery on orders over $25. This offer is available every weekend throughout the month of June and applies to orders […]

Jabba Brands CEO Solomon Choi Passes Away at 44

Solomon Choi, who in 2008 moved to New York City and launched two companies, including the FroYo franchise 16 Handles, as well as custom disposables company Greeno Products, passed away on June 7. He was 44. Choi was the CEO of Jabba Brands, a growth consulting and advisory for restaurant concepts, CPG, and tech companies, […]

Italy-Based Pizza Concept Rosso Pomodoro to Franchise in U.S.

Rosso Pomodoro, Italy’s largest Neapolitan pizza franchise, announces the launch of franchise opportunities in the United States. Founded in Naples, Italy, the birthplace of pizza, in 1998, the Milan-based pizza chain has expanded globally to 70 locations in Italy and 140 locations worldwide including the operation of highly demanding restaurants in 12 Eataly locations across […]

Scooter’s Coffee to Offer BOGO Drinks on Father’s Day

Dads are the best. So why not treat that special father in your life to his favorite drink from Scooter’s Coffee? Buy any drink and get a free drink for yourself on us this Father’s Day. This offer is available only on Sunday, June 16, 2024, and must be redeemed through the Scooter’s Coffee mobile app. […]

Bojangles Surprises Schools with Bo-Berry Cookie Parties and Book Donations

In celebration of its new Bo-Berry Cookie, Bojangles spent the month of May surprising schools across its footprint with “Smart Cookie” parties and book donations, bringing joy, a sweet treat and educational resources to students and educators alike as the school year wrapped up.  The initiative aimed to celebrate the hard work of students and […]

Noodles & Company Appoints Britain Peakes to Board of Directors

Noodles & Company (NDLS), the national fast-casual chain known for its globally-inspired noodle bowls, best-in-class service, and values-centric culture, has appointed Britain Peakes as a director on its Board of Directors (Board), effective June 10, 2024. Ms. Peakes is a seasoned finance and investment professional with experience in both private and public markets. As a principal investor at Hoak & Co., […]

Scooter’s Coffee Named College Football’s ‘Official Coffee of Bowl Season’

Scooter’s Coffee, one of the fastest growing specialty coffee drive-thru franchise systems in the nation, and Bowl Season announced a multi-year partnership designating Scooter’s Coffee as the Official Coffee of Bowl Season, starting with the 2024-25 season. “We are thrilled to welcome Scooter’s Coffee as the Official Coffee of Bowl Season,” said Nick Carparelli, executive director of […]