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Mix It Up Gift Card Program Serves More Than 26,000 Meals to Frontline Workers

Mix It Up Gift Card Program Serves More Than 26,000 Meals to Frontline Workers

Fans can now join in to help serve those who serve the community As frontline healthcare workers around the country work tirelessly through the pandemic, the seven iconic food brands that power the newly launched Mix It Up gift card, Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill […]

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Focus Brands Welcomes New Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications

FOCUS Brands Welcomes New Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications

Newly created role to enhance the company’s communication strategy in the global marketplace FOCUS Brands, parent company of iconic brands Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, McAlister’s Deli, and Schlotzsky’s, adds to its Executive Leadership Team with Dawn Ray, the company’s first SVP of Corporate Communications. In this […]

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FOCUS Brands Names Brian Krause Chief Development Officer, Tim Muir Appointed Company's First Chief Sales Officer

FOCUS Brands Names Brian Krause Chief Development Officer, Tim Muir Appointed Company’s First Chief Sales Officer

FOCUS Brands, parent company of iconic brands Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, and Schlotzsky’s, today announced that Brian Krause has joined the executive leadership team as Chief Development Officer, and Tim Muir, has been appointed as the company’s first Chief Sales Officer. Krause, a franchise […]

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FOCUS Brands Inc. Launches Franchise Development Webinar Series

FOCUS Brands Inc. Launches Franchise Development Webinar Series

FOCUS Brands Inc., a leading developer of global multi-channel foodservice brands announced today a webinar series to help educate area developers and prospective franchisees on post-COVID-19 growth plans. Beginning on May 12 with McAlister’s Deli, attendees will gather key insights into growth opportunities and operational adjustments made to meet the restaurant industry’s new […]

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FOCUS Brands Appoints Beto Guajardo as President of FOCUS Brands International and Tory Bartlett to COO and Brand Lead of Schlotzsky's

FOCUS Brands Appoints Beto Guajardo as President of FOCUS Brands International and Tory Bartlett to COO and Brand Lead of Schlotzsky’s

FOCUS Brands, a parent company of Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Schlotzsky’s, and Seattle’s Best Coffee (in certain military bases and in certain international markets), announced that Beto Guajardo will lead its international business, effective at the end of the month. Beto succeeds Mike Kehoe, […]

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FOCUS Brands Appoints Jim Holthouser as Chief Executive Officer

FOCUS Brands Appoints Jim Holthouser as Chief Executive Officer

Hospitality Industry Veteran to Accelerate Growth and Enhance Customer Experience  FOCUS Brands, parent company of Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Schlotzsky’s, and Seattle’s Best Coffee (in certain military bases and in certain international markets), today announced that Jim Holthouser will join the Company as Chief […]

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Focus Brands Strengthens Leadership Team Adding Dan Gertsacov as Global Chief Marketing Officer

Focus Brands Strengthens Leadership Team Adding Dan Gertsacov as Global Chief Marketing Officer

Focus Brands Inc., the franchisor and operator, through its affiliates, of iconic brands including Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba Juice, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzsky’s, announces that global industry leader Dan Gertsacov will join its executive team in the newly created role of Global Chief Marketing Officer. Through […]

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Savory Then Sweet: New Cinnabon Mini Rolls Roll Onto Pizza Hut Menu

Savory Then Sweet: New Cinnabon Mini Rolls Roll Onto Pizza Hut Menu

Pizza Hut delivers one-of-a-kind dessert from Cinnabon Pizza Hut and Cinnabon are making pizza night even sweeter…because that’s just how they roll. Cinnabon teamed up with the pizza restaurant that serves and delivers more pizzas than any other pizza company in the world to introduce Crafted By Cinnabon Mini Rolls, […]

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FOCUS Brands Celebrates the Opening of 600 International Stores for both Auntie Anne's and Cinnabon Brands

FOCUS Brands Celebrates the Opening of 600 International Stores for both Auntie Anne’s and Cinnabon Brands

FOCUS Brands continues to expand international presence with more than 1,400 franchised locations FOCUS Brands, Inc., franchisor and operator of over 5,000 bakeries, ice cream shops, restaurants, and cafes, today announced a milestone in the company’s international growth, with openings of the 600th store for two of its iconic brands, […]

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AMC and Cinnabon Team Up for the Third Season of "Better Call Saul"

AMC and Cinnabon Team Up for the Third Season of “Better Call Saul”

Cinnabon calls upon fans to unlock an exclusive sneak preview; celebrates with giveaway on April 10 Cinnabon Bakery Manager Gene is back in Omaha, Nebraska for the third season of the hit AMC show, Better Call Saul. In the first episode of the new season, airing on Monday, April 10 […]

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Cinnabon Celebrates Successful Year for Franchise Sales in 2015

Cinnabon Celebrates Successful Year for Franchise Sales in 2015

Award-Winning Bakery Franchise Announces Expansion Plans and Priority Markets for 2016 Cinnabon, one of the world’s most beloved and irresistible brands, finished 2015 with $143 million in U.S. system-wide sales. While multi-channel growth and international expansion remain key drivers for the brand globally, the company’s domestic success is also being […]

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FOCUS Brands Announces 2015 Franchisee of the Year Award Winners

FOCUS Brands Announces 2015 Franchisee of the Year Award Winners

FOCUS Brands Inc., which is the franchisor and operator of more than 5,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes through its affiliate brands, announces its 2015 Franchisees of the Year, which recognize the leading franchise owners across the company’s six brands: Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest […]

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How Kat Cole Became Successful

How Kat Cole Became Successful

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Kat Cole, Group President of Focus Brands, Discusses Higher Wages

Kat Cole, Group President of Focus Brands, Discusses Higher Wages

Kat Cole, Group President of Focus Brands, says “there is also a capitalist argument to be made for higher wages,” but notes “the answer is not $15/hour tomorrow.”

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