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Woody's Opens in BBQ Capital of the World

2015-03-05 It’s only fitting that a 35-year-old Southern barbecue franchise would want to have a presence in a state that is home to the “BBQ Capital of the Worl...

Top Round Roast Beef Names First Franchisee

2015-03-05 Top Round Roast Beef announced its first franchisee will be opening multiple stores in San Jose, California.  The chef-driven fast food concept has se...

Fuzzy's New St. Louis Shop Has Full Bar, Local Brews

2015-03-05 “Fuzzy’s Taco Shop has a large fan base in St.

800 Degrees Signs First International Deal in Japan

2015-03-04 Chef Anthony Carron and partners' 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria has partnered with Tokyo-based Lumine Co Ltd with a multi-unit agreement to open piz...

Taco Bueno Opens Three New Stores in Colorado

2015-03-04 Taco Bueno broke ground today on the first of three new restaurants planned to open in Colorado Springs, Colorado, this year.

Juice It Up! Opens First Oregon Location

2015-03-04 Juice It Up!, a leader in the raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie segment, will open its first Oregon location in the Tanasbourne Shops in Hillsbo...

Del Taco Sees Success in the South

2015-03-02 Del Taco reported that the brand is making significant strides in the South, with a focus on expansion in Georgia, Florida, and the Carolinas.

Dunkin' Signs Multi-Unit Deal in Missouri

2015-03-02 Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with a new ...

PizzaRev Opens First South Dakota Location

2015-02-27 PizzaRev marked its entrance into South Dakota with a Pizzas for a Purpose fundraising event at 3901 W. 49th St. in Sioux Falls.

Smoothie Factory and Red Mango a Cobranding Success

2015-02-26 Smoothie Factory Juice Bar, a leading retailer of real fruit smoothies, fresh cold-squeezed juices, and nutritional products, enjoyed a record year fo...