Big Whiskey's Celebrates Huge Success, Opening 6th Corporate Location

Big Whiskey’s Celebrates Huge Success, Opening 6th Corporate Location

August 22, 2017

Another stellar opening weekend is in the books for the sixth corporately-owned Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar! On the heels of Applebee’s announcing a closure of up to 135 locations, Big Whiskey’s eagerly opened their newest restaurant last week. Friday, August 18th through Sunday, August 20th, marked the official […]

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Fall Brings Pumpkin Goodness To Au Bon Pain

Fall Brings Pumpkin Goodness To Au Bon Pain

August 22, 2017

Seasonal favorites, hearty fall soups and more to debut Aug. 29 Fall is right around the corner, which means it’s almost pumpkin season! Au Bon Pain is more than ready. On Tuesday, Aug. 29, the popular fast-casual bakery café invites guests to experience all the fantastic flavors of fall – […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 8/22/17

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 8/22/17

August 22, 2017

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Columbus, OH-based DONATO’S PIZZA (founded 1963) has increased by 6 units, from 153 to 159 (4% growth). This fast causal pizzeria is open […]

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PizzaRev to Host Nationwide Fundraiser on August 30 to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

PizzaRev to Host Nationwide Fundraiser on August 30 to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

August 22, 2017

To culminate a month-long effort to fund cancer research, PizzaRev will host a fundraiser on August 30, 2017 to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The fundraiser will take place all day at PizzaRev locations across the U.S. Twenty percent of guest check proceeds from customers who mention LLS […]

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Salata Names Michelle Bythewood Chief Marketing Officer

Salata Names Michelle Bythewood Chief Marketing Officer

August 22, 2017

Rapidly growing salad bar concept bolsters executive team with industry veteran Salata – the Next Generation Salad Bar – announced today that Michelle Bythewood has joined its executive team as chief marketing officer. In her new role, Bythewood will lead brand management and strategy, national and field marketing, media, digital […]

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Emerging Franchises Is Going Global!

Emerging Franchises Is Going Global!

August 22, 2017

Emerging Franchises has a management team with many years’ experience in the franchising industry. The areas include franchise development, franchise representation, brand building and development of successful franchise models. We hand select the most emerging concepts in today’s market. They have been franchisors, franchisees, franchise representatives, venture capitalists and investors […]

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Twin Peaks Debuts Craveable Menu Additions

Twin Peaks Debuts Craveable Menu Additions

August 22, 2017

‘The Imposter,’ Blackened Haddock Tacos and more added to mountain sports lodge’s menu Twin Peaks is always looking for creative recipes to add to its made-from-scratch menu to keep things innovative and exciting for its guests. Beginning today, the talented chefs at Twin Peaks – the ultimate sports lodge – […]

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Bad Daddy's Burger Bar Brings Bad Ass Burgers To Norman

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar Brings Bad Ass Burgers To Norman

August 22, 2017

Popular gourmet burger joint to celebrate Oklahoma debut Aug. 28 Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar – the Denver-based brand that puts the ‘Wow!’ in the quintessential American sandwich – is introducing its award-winning, chef-driven burgers to Norman on Monday, Aug. 28. Located at 2050 24th Ave. NW, Oklahoma’s first Bad Daddy’s […]

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Farmer Brothers Announces Agreement to Acquire Boyd Coffee Company

Farmer Brothers Announces Agreement to Acquire Boyd Coffee Company

August 22, 2017

Significantly Strengthens Market Presence Across Multiple Customer Segments and Geographies Expected to be Accretive to Earnings Following Integration Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM), a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all the […]

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Church's Chicken to Participate in Mobile CX Summit

Church’s Chicken to Participate in Mobile CX Summit

August 22, 2017

Senior Director of Media/Digital Will Present on Restaurant Mobile App Successes Church’s Chicken, the brand best known for its hand battered fried chicken and scratch-made honey butter biscuits, is pleased to announce that its Senior Director of Media, Digital & Public Relations, Laura Reese, will present at one of the […]

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Roll-A-Cover Makes Its Way 'Across the Pond' to The Curtain Rooftop

Roll-A-Cover Makes Its Way ‘Across the Pond’ to The Curtain Rooftop

August 22, 2017

Roll-A-Cover, Intl. made its way across the pond to The Curtain, a London original. The Curtain, in the heart of London’s trendy Shoreditch district, is home to a luxurious hotel, a cosmopolitan restaurant, a member’s club, and a rooftop pool and lounge equipped with a Roll-A-Cover retractable glass enclosure. New […]

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First Watch Chooses South Arlington for Ninth Dallas-Area Restaurant Opening

First Watch Chooses South Arlington for Ninth Dallas-Area Restaurant Opening

August 22, 2017

The daytime café will raise funds for a local food bank at a pre-opening event First Watch, the popular Dallas/Fort Worth breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant, today announced that it will open its newest restaurant on August 28 in South Arlington. In conjunction with the restaurant opening, franchise group KBP […]

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Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Plans for Major Expansion in Mid-Atlantic

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop Plans for Major Expansion in Mid-Atlantic

August 22, 2017

Award-Winning Fast-Casual Sandwich Chain to Add 50+ Restaurants to the Region Over Next Five Years Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, known for its award-winning, hand-crafted sandwiches, is continuing to expand its national footprint – identifying the Mid-Atlantic region as its next expansion hub. Targeted development markets across the East Coast include Baltimore, […]

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How Much Should It Cost to Sell Your Franchise Opportunity

How Much Should It Cost to Sell Your Franchise Opportunity?

August 22, 2017

The cost that brand’s spend per deal is skyrocketing. No Limit Agency CEO Nick Powills explains why. by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise The short answer to the question of how much it should cost to sell your franchise opportunity is the industry standard: $10,000 – $12,000 in franchise marketing per […]

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