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A look at how quick-service brands can adapt signature menu items to the retail space.
Closed for Renovation
Quick-serve brands tackle store redesigns with consumer connection in mind.
Operators are finding ways to squeeze their brands into every nook and cranny this country has to offer, from schools and hospitals to markets, festivals, and casinos.
Start to Finish: Bill Dunn
President & Chief Operating Officer of Auntie Anne’s
Lights, Camera, Franchise
Celebrities of all kind have thrown their weight into the quick-serve industry as franchisees, and their brands are getting creative with how they leverage the partnership.
Promise for the Future
Auntie Anne’s invests in tomorrow’s talent by partnering with a youth development organization.
Breaking with Tradition
Operators continue to add and expand non-pastry morning menu offerings.
A Twist on Mobile
Digital campaign nets impressive results for Auntie Anne’s.
The Main Event
Hosting events can bring new customers to the table, increase revenue, and enhance branding efforts.
Cause and Effect
Maximize your company’s charitable-giving efforts by choosing causes that resonate with employees, franchisees, and consumers.
Some Brands Appeal More to Vets
Franchising is good business for America’s war veterans—one in seven franchises is owned by a veteran, according to data from the International Franch...
Auntie Anne’s Teams Up with Former NBA Star
Auntie Anne’s, one of the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchises, recently announced retired NBA star Mark Blount as its newest franchise...
Auntie Anne’s Takes to the Streets in New Trucks
Food trucks continue to be a hot trend in the quick-service industry, so much so that even traditional brands are diving into the food-truck craze hea...
Auntie Anne’s Fights Childhood Cancer With Alex’s Lemonade Stand
Auntie Anne’s commitment to community giving is part of the company’s founding heritage and is evident today through its support of numerous charitabl...
Brands Band Together For Ongoing Hurricane Sandy Relief
It’s been nearly eight months since Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast, but for many in the affected areas, recovery is still a long time...
Auntie Anne's Introduces New Summer Treat
If there wasn’t reason enough already, Auntie Anne's is giving America yet another reason to get excited for summer.
Auntie Anne's New Home: Amusement Parks
Just in time for summer road trips and family vacations, Auntie Anne's Pretzels added amusement parks to its nontraditional venue portfolio. This spri...
Scotsman Recognized as Auntie Anne's Supplier of the Year
Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel chain, has chosen Scotsman Ice Systems as its 2012 Supplier of the Year, for its exemplary...
Satisfaction Up Among Foodservice Franchisees
According to the “2013 Guide to Today’s Top Franchises,” published annually by market research firm Franchise Business Review, franchisee satisfaction...
Auntie Anne’s Twists Its Way Into 25th Country
Auntie Anne’s Pretzels the 1,330-unit franchise made famous by its fresh, hand-rolled treats, entered its 25th country earlier this year after opening...
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