Category: Growth

Emerging Concepts

Açaí Concept SAMBAZON Launches Franchising Opportunity

SAMBAZON, the pioneer and recognized global leader in organic and Fair Trade certified Açaí, today announced it has launched franchising opportunities for both multi-unit and single-unit operators looking to diversify their holdings with the most dominant player in the rapidly-growing Açaí bowl and smoothie space. To date, people may know SAMBAZON as the secret ingredient […]

Angry Chickz Headed to Vacaville in April

Angry Chickz is about to continue its Golden State expansion with its newest location – coming in April to Vacaville. The new restaurant will be located at 1021 Helen Power Drive in Vacaville, right near the Vacaville Premium Outlets, Walmart and Sam’s Club. This marks the debut of Angry Chickz in the area and adds […]

Atomic Wings Sets Up for Major Growth Push

Atomic Wings, the 25-unit chicken wing franchise, has seen rapid expansion and continues to see remarkable growth nationwide. Last year, it opened five new restaurants and awarded another 45 under Area Representative contracts, and it’s on track to open at least 20 more by the end of 2024 — nearly doubling the size of its […]

Zoup! Announces Naming Rebrand to Z!Eats

Zoup!, the industry leader renowned for its award-winning selection of chef-driven soups, is undergoing a captivating transformation as it rebrands to Z!EATS. Z!EATS builds upon its clean-creative approach to dining and is introducing a new menu and restaurant design that caters to health-conscious individuals seeking a remarkable dining experience. The inaugural Z!EATS restaurant is scheduled […]

Slim Chickens Inks Deal to Expand in Louisiana

Slim Chickens announced it has inked a deal for seven locations in the parishes of Rapides, Lafayette, East Baton Rouge, St. Tammany, and Ascension. Spearheading the new stores is Brandon Thompson and his wife behind the reputable multi-unit operating group, AOM LLC., which currently hosts a development deal with Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers in […]

Daddy’s Chicken Shack to Open in Colorado Springs

Daddy’s Chicken Shack is hatching its latest location which is set to open in Colorado Springs on March 1, followed by an official grand opening to debut the weekend of March 15. The highly anticipated opening marks the beginning of a long line of Daddy’s locations set to open later this year. The new restaurant is locally owned and operated by Kerry and […]

Fast Casual

Mr Gatti’s Pizza Begins 2024 with 140 Stores Open or Under Development

Mr Gatti’s Pizza, the beloved pizza restaurant chain with a rich nostalgic history, concluded 2023 reaching new milestones by awarding 18 franchise agreements, significantly expanding its presence with more than 140 locations either open or under development. These franchise development victories, coupled with the 6% increase in same-store sales and an 8% rise in system-wide sales in 2023, have the brand at the […]


Jack in the Box Inks 5-Unit Deal in Michigan

Jack in the Box Inc., one of the nation’s leading quick-service chains, announced the signing of five new restaurant commitments with Niraj Patel that will expand the brand into Michigan. It also announces an additional 10-store development agreement for Orlando, FL with owner, Ed Zausch. This historic expansion follows recent successful openings and development agreements […]

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