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Rita's Franchisees Offer up Their Positive Results

Rita’s Franchisees Offer up Their Positive Results

From developing young leaders to working in a fun business, Rita’s owners share why they love owning the frozen dessert franchise Rita’s Italian Ice is a great frozen dessert franchise for a lot of reasons, but sometimes you want to hear more than just the corporate line. When you’re looking […]

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Rita's Italian Ice Celebrates National Frozen Custard Day 2018

Rita’s Italian Ice Celebrates National Frozen Custard Day 2018

Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice and Frozen Custard franchise, announces deal for frozen food holiday. Rita’s Italian Ice is celebrating National Frozen Custard Day on August 8th by offering their award-winning frozen custard for just 99 cents. The creamy, old-fashioned sidekick to their famous Italian Ice has […]

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Rita's Italian Ice Celebrates the First Day of Spring

Rita’s Italian Ice Celebrates the First Day of Spring

Rita’s Offers Free Italian Ice on the First Day of Spring and a Chance to Win a Trip to Miami, FL Rita’s Italian Ice will celebrate their 26th annual First Day of Spring celebration on Tuesday, March 20th, with their famous free Italian Ice giveaway. Rita’s 600+ locations combined are […]

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Rita's Italian Ice Named as One of 2017's Most Powerful Franchises

Rita’s Italian Ice Named as One of 2017’s Most Powerful Franchises

Rita’s Italian Ice Ranked 99 by Entrepreneur Magazine Rita’s Italian Ice has been selected as one of 2017’s top franchises, as determined by Entrepreneur Magazine, coming in at number 99. The ranking is determined by scrutinizing franchises to decide which brands are doing the best job of building up their […]

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Rita's Announces New Test Store Concept, Rita's Italian Ice & Creamery, in Honor of National Frozen Custard Day on August 8

Rita’s Announces New Test Store Concept, Rita’s Italian Ice & Creamery, in Honor of National Frozen Custard Day on August 8

The beloved brand celebrates with Frozen Custard for just 99 cents at all Rita’s locations nationwide Rita’s Italian Ice, the beloved brand known for serving up “Ice, Custard, Happiness,” is giving its fans yet another reason to celebrate this year — Frozen Custard for just 99 cents in honor of National […]

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Team of 12 Franchise Experts Evaluates 200 Websites, Announces 8th Place Rita's Italian Ice

Team of 12 Franchise Experts Evaluates 200 Websites, Announces 8th Place Rita’s Italian Ice

Franchise Development Websites: Best of the Best Ranked by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise More than 200 franchise brand websites were reviewed by industry judges, and 75 were recognized as best-in-class. Each of these categories were meticulously evaluated by a panel of 12 judges and given a score on a ten-point […]

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Spring is in the Air: Rita's Italian Ice Celebrates with its 25th Annual Free Italian Ice Giveaway and the Return of PEEPS Italian Ice

Spring is in the Air: Rita’s Italian Ice Celebrates with its 25th Annual Free Italian Ice Giveaway and the Return of PEEPS Italian Ice

Rita’s to Give Away More than One Million Cups of Signature Italian Ice on March 20 Today, Rita’s Italian Ice celebrates the 25th anniversary of the beloved First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway, and in its honor, welcomes back another springtime favorite, PEEPS® Italian Ice. As part of the […]

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Former NFL Player Enjoys Life After Football with Rita's Italian Ice

Former NFL Player Enjoys Life After Football with Rita’s Italian Ice

Donald Thomas Has Seen Tremendous Success as a Rita’s Franchisee After a successful career in the National Football League (NFL), Donald Thomas has taken on a new adventure as a Rita’s Italian Ice franchisee in Fishers, Indiana. Thomas has been a long-time fan of the Rita’s brand, so it was […]

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Argosy Private Equity and MTN Capital Acquire Rita's Franchise Company

Argosy Private Equity and MTN Capital Acquire Rita’s Franchise Company

Firms announce controlling ownership in world’s largest Italian Ice concept Argosy Private Equity and MTN Capital today announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in Rita’s Franchise Company, LLC based in Trevose, Pennsylvania (“Rita’s”) — the world’s largest Italian Ice concept — from Falconhead Capital. As part of the agreement, […]

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Rita's Italian Ice Owner Triumphs Over Breast Cancer

Rita’s Italian Ice Owner Triumphs Over Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month This October, Debbie Pierce, a Rita’s multi-unit business owner, will celebrate two years of living cancer-free. It’s a fitting anniversary, as October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Pierce’s journey as Rita’s business owner began in 2013. She previously had spent years building a career […]

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Rita's Italian Ice Announces 15 Available Opportunities in Nevada

Rita’s Italian Ice Announces 15 Available Opportunities in Nevada

Rita’s Italian Ice Continues to Expand Brand Out West Rita’s Italian Ice continues to expand across the western U.S. by selling 15 new retail locations across Nevada. Amiracle Empire, LLC., has been named as the area developer for Churchill, Clark, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye, Pershing, and […]

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Rita's Italian Ice Expands with New Locations Across Florida

Rita’s Italian Ice Expands with New Locations Across Florida

50 Area Developer Agreements to Be Sold Across North and South Florida Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard has announced a new 50 store development agreement to expand the fast growing frozen treat brand into North and South Florida. Sunshine State Ice Empire, LLC, partners Matt Rasmussen and Harry and […]

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Rita's Italian Ice Expands with Area Developer Agreements in Chicago

Rita’s Italian Ice Expands with Area Developer Agreements in Chicago

22 Stores to Open Across DuPage, Will and Cook Counties in Illinois Rita’s Italian Ice is expanding with new locations to open throughout the Windy City in Illinois. Chicago Ice Empire, LLC has been named as the area developer for DuPage, Will and Cook counties for Rita’s Franchise Company, which […]

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Rita's Italian Ice Expands with Area Developer Agreements

Rita’s Italian Ice Expands with Area Developer Agreements

Local Franchisees and Rita’s Italian Ice Expands Brand by Offering 65 Franchise Opportunities across Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico Rita’s Italian Ice signs its thirtieth area development agreement for Colorado and Wyoming. Rita’s strategic growth plan constitutes area developers to pioneer Rita’s icy treats while bringing innovative growth to their […]

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