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FOCUS Brands Appoints Seasoned Hospitality Executive to Bolster International Executive Team

FOCUS Brands Appoints Seasoned Hospitality Executive to Bolster International Executive Team

FOCUS Brands, parent company of iconic brands including Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzsky’s, announced today the appointment of former hospitality industry leader, Sean Wooden, to Vice President, Managing Director of Focus Brands International, where he will oversee Europe, Middle East and Africa (EUMEA). […]

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Focus Brands Strengthens Organizational Leadership with Promotions, New Hires

Focus Brands Strengthens Organizational Leadership with Promotions, New Hires

Focus Brands, parent company of iconic brands including Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzsky’s, announced today several leadership promotions and hires as the company and its brands continue to invest in building best-in-class support functions and industry-leading brands. “As we continue to move our company […]

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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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Auntie Anne's Releases Game Day Pretzel Pack with Limited-Edition Snack Stadium for the Big Game

Auntie Anne’s Releases Game Day Pretzel Pack with Limited-Edition Snack Stadium for the Big Game

With fresh-baked Pretzel Buckets, dips, and a Snack Stadium display, your party is sure to win, even if your team doesn’t. Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is bringing back the game day eating essential. For all the football fans who are secretly just foodie fans, the […]

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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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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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Schlotzsky's Names Claire Quinn Vice President of Global Marketing

Schlotzsky’s Names Claire Quinn Vice President of Global Marketing

Schlotzsky’s, home of The Original oven-baked sandwich and famous Fresh-from-Scratch buns, announced today that Claire Quinn has been named vice president, global marketing for the fast-casual restaurant chain. “Claire’s brand management and leadership positions in both in-house and consulting roles, coupled with her vast retail insight and analytics experience makes her […]

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Schlotzsky's Offers Free Food for Guests on Tax Day

Schlotzsky’s Offers Free Food for Guests on Tax Day

Popular fast-casual chain giving away The Original Sandwich for free on April 18 Schlotzsky’s, home of The Original oven-baked sandwich and famous Fresh-from-Scratch buns, is helping ease the stress of Tax Day by treating guests to a free small The Original sandwich with the purchase of a 32 oz. drink […]

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