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The Chickery Signs Deal for Middle East Expansion

2017-03-28 The Chickery, a fast growing better chicken fast casual, announced that it has signed a franchise deal for 20 units in the UAE and Qatar.

El Pollo Loco to Open 13 New Restaurants in Texas

2017-03-28 El Pollo Loco, the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, announced it has expanded its franchise development deal with Chicken Time Holdings, L...

Clean Juice Begins Rapid Franchise Expansion

2017-03-27 Clean Juice, the first and only USDA certified organic juice bar franchise, announced an impressive rapid expansion, with 43 franchise units awarded t...

Submit Your Brand for the 2017 Best Franchise Deals!

2017-03-27 It's that time of the year again: QSR is looking for the quick-service industry’s best franchise deals.

Capriotti’s to Make Idaho Debut, Expand in Nevada

2017-03-23 Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, known for its award-winning, hand-crafted sandwiches, signed a franchise agreement to bring a total of five locations to th...

Bojangles’ Set to Expand in Virginia

2017-03-23 Bojangles’, Inc. announced that it has signed a new multi-unit development agreement with VABO, Inc. of Wilmington, North Carolina.

Cowboy Chicken Honoring Top Franchisees, Vendors

2017-03-23 Dallas-based Cowboy Chicken, known for its wood-fired rotisserie chicken and handmade side dishes since 1981, held its fifth annual “CowCon” conferenc...

The Carving Board Launches Franchise Initiative

2017-03-22 The Carving Board Sandwiches, a fast-casual restaurant that provides comfort food sandwiches of the highest quality, is gearing up for nationwide expa...

The Taco Shop with an Edge Preps for Explosive Growth

2017-03-21 If Chronic Tacos was ever going to become a national player, Michael Mohammed knew it would need to look the part.

Smoothie Franchises are Soaring in Quick Service

2017-03-17 What was the smoothie industry like two decades ago? Mike Rotondo chuckles at the question before flipping ahead to 2008.