Auntie Anne's

Auntie Anne's

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Auntie Anne's Opens First Canadian Store

2008-06-30 First Canadian franchise to open on Canada's 141st birthday.

Auntie Anne's Moves into Honduras and Greece

2007-11-01 The moves into Honduras and Greece mark 52 store openings this year, bringing chain to 935 locations.

Auntie Anne's Sold

2005-01-06 Auntie Anne’s President and CEO Sam Beiler purchased the company from founder Anne Beiler for an undisclosed amount. Deal to close by March 31, 2005.

Auntie Anne's To Launch Gift Card

2004-09-29 Customers who purchase the Auntie Anne’s Card can dictate the value amount of the card and re-charge it in any dollar increment they chose.

Auntie Anne's Moves Down Under

2004-09-02 Auntie Anne's first international licensees open the first of 17 planned Australian units.

Auntie Anne's To Roll Out Low-Carb Pretzel

2004-07-02 Known as Smart Bites, the pretzels contain one net carb per bite, with a serving size of approximately 15 pieces.

Auntie Anne’s Signs Taiwanese Franchise Agreement

2002-09-19 Licensing agreement will introduce Auntie Anne’s pretzels to Taiwanese consumers.

Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels Opening First Canadian Store in Toronto

2002-05-02 Over 20 stores are scheduled to open in Ontario by 2005. Further expansion plans in Canada's western provinces are also in the works.

Auntie Anne's: Celebrate National Pretzel Day

2002-03-22 Friday, April 26, 2002, has been designated National Pretzel Day—and Auntie Anne's , Inc., franchisor of hand-rolled soft pretzels, is ready to guide the festivities.

Auntie Anne's Finds New Paths to Growth

2001-08-20 Auntie Anne's ventures into outdoor advertising and kids' meals.