Duck Donuts announced the opening of its first nontraditional franchise mall location, inside The Mall at Tuttle Crossing in Dublin, Ohio.
I Heart Mac & Cheese announced a three-store franchise development agreement with Raj Patel to bring the brand to Alabama.
Boathouse Capital, a Philadelphia-based private equity firm, announced that it has partnered with Green Shoot Partners to acquire Fresh Dining Concepts.
Melt Shop launched as a grilled-cheese concept at the height of the fast-casual boom, but pivoted to maximize its growth potential. Here’s how it pulled that off.
I Heart Mac & Cheese announced a two-store franchise development agreement with Vikram Bir to bring the brand to New Jersey.
Del Taco Restaurants announced the refranchising of all eight company-operated restaurants in the Reno, Nevada, market to existing franchisee Mark Miller of 3 Brothers Restaurants.
Cook’s Tortas, a gourmet Mexican sandwich fast-casual concept, announced it is now franchising with the help of Fransmart.
Franchising will be part of the renewed effort.
Carrols Restaurant Group announced that it has appointed Anthony “Tony” E. Hull as the company’s Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer effective January 2, 2020.
This week, James Griffis, president and owner of WTI Capital, LLC., signed a major deal with Golden Chick - a family-oriented, quick-service chicken restaurant chain with more than 180 locations.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced that it has signed a franchise agreement for the development of 13 new shops across North and South Carolina.
Rex’s Chicken, a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based chicken concept first founded in 1976, is ready for growth once more. The chain, which once boasted 55 units, closed its last location in 1999.
QDOBA Mexican Eats is continuing its expansion across the state of New York with the help of seasoned franchisees, John and Jeff Froccaro.
Curry Up Now will make its foray into the Midwest via expansion across Indiana.
Dippin’ Dots and Doc Popcorn opened its 30th national co-brand franchise location this week in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Captain D’s signed a new franchise development agreement with MH & Sons Enterprises, led by Maqsood Merchant, a seasoned multi-unit operator with more than 15 years of industry experience.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced that it will open a new franchise location in Durham, North Carolina.
Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes is gearing up to provide customers, as well as existing and new franchise owners, a fresh and elevated dining experience.
Robert Dunning spent 21 years serving his country in the United States Marine Corp. before turning his attention to serve the New Orleans community slow-smoked, Texas-style barbecue.
Nathan’s Famous announced its partnerships with Goji Creative and Trevelino/Keller.
Fazoli’s successfully revamped a number of initiatives in Q3.
On the heels of opening a corporate restaurant in the market, Kamar Aiken, current NFL free agent and former UCF football star, will become Miami Grill’s next franchisee in the Orlando market.
Udenna Corporation, through its food group subsidiary, Eight-8-Ate Holdings, Inc., announced its full acquisition of all 51 Wendy’s restaurants in the Philippines, becoming the master franchisee of
Army vet works to open a Dunkin’ on all major U.S. military bases.
A strong recognition culture has helped fuel the company's growth.
Dunkin’ announced the signing of store development agreements with new franchisee Manchester Enterprises, LLC to develop 18 new restaurants throughout Houston.
Brentwood Associates, an investor in Blaze Pizza and Veggie Grill, picks up the chicken-salad fast casual for an undisclosed amount.
I Heart Mac & Cheese announced on October 31 a three-store development agreement with Full Circle Restaurant Group to bring the concept to Colorado.
The Krystal Company plans to refranchise about 100–150 company-owned restaurants to well-capitalized multi-unit operators as part of its ongoing business and fleet revitalization.
Sbarro announces its inaugural location in Costa Rica.