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A&W Restaurants Posts Third Straight Month of Double-Digit Comp-Sales Growth

A&W Restaurants Posts Third Straight Month of Double-Digit Comp-Sales Growth

COVID-19 Driving Franchise Interest as Americans Move from Urban Areas July Performance Far Outpaces Burger Segment Average Sales at franchised A&W restaurants soared 12% in July, the third straight month of double-digit same-store sales growth. By comparison, year-over-year average weekly sales at U.S. limited-service burger chains increased only 1.7%, according […]

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A&W Convenience Store Sales Leap by Double-Digits in June

A&W Convenience Store Sales Leap by Double-Digits in June

Plans for eight new franchised C-store restaurants announced   Royalties lowered for new franchisees Same-store sales at A&W Restaurants’ franchised gas and convenience store locations jumped by double digits in June, although Americans were driving fewer miles and buying less gas than usual. Sales at A&W’s more than 90 C-store […]

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A&W Signs Development Agreements with 10 New Franchisees

A&W Signs Development Agreements with 10 New Franchisees

Existing owners also adding restaurants nationwide A&W Restaurants is expanding from California to New York and from Louisiana to Minnesota, the result of agreements signed with 10 new franchisees. The latest multi-unit deal, signed this month, will bring three locations to Lafayette, Louisiana. The popular fast food chain has opened 12 restaurants […]

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A&W Beats Industry with Double-Digit Sales Growth in May

A&W Beats Industry with Double-Digit Sales Growth in May

Royalty Reductions Help New Franchisees Thrive in Post-Coronavirus Era A&W Restaurants posted double-digit, year-over-year sales in May, with some franchise locations doubling their sales. Other burger chains, on average, managed only a two-percent increase, according to Black Box Intelligence. The iconic brand’s performance comes as it reduces royalties for new […]

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A&W Opens in Historic Nevada Casino

A&W Opens in Historic Nevada Casino

Location part of brand’s “small town America” franchise strategy A&W’s newest restaurant is located in the historic Wild West town of Tonopah, Nevada, inside the Mizpah Club casino. It is adjacent to the landmark “Jewel of the Desert” Mizpah Hotel. The restaurant, which opened January 27, has enjoyed sales exceeding […]

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New A&W Sriracha Cheese Curds Add Kick to Holiday Season LTO

New A&W Sriracha Cheese Curds Add Kick to Holiday Season LTO

A&W Restaurants, America’s oldest franchised restaurant chain currently celebrating its 100th anniversary, has a spicy new treat for year’s end. Sriracha Cheese Curds join the menu for a limited time. Sriracha Cheese Curds advance A&W’s strategy to innovate and expand its menu while staying true to customers’ tastes. The 100% […]

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A&W Restaurants Veteran Returns to Lead Franchise Sales

A&W Restaurants Veteran Returns to Lead Franchise Sales

Lexington, KY  (Restaurant News Release)  A&W Restaurants hired Dave Crowley to head franchise development for the growing chain, as it approaches its 100th anniversary. Between 1997 and 2010, Crowley held various development positions with A&W. He returns after development stints with such recognizable brands as Yum! Brands, Little Caesars and […]

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A&W Restaurants to Open 12 More Franchise Units as 100th Anniversary Approaches

A&W Restaurants to Open 12 More Franchise Units as 100th Anniversary Approaches

Strong same-store sales growth driving development With the countdown to its 100th anniversary underway, A&W Restaurants, America’s first restaurant chain, is continuing to reappear along the roadsides that made it famous. After opening 15 franchise locations in 2017, the iconic brand expects to open another 12 this year. Since late […]

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A&W Restaurants Celebrates National Root Beer Float Day On August 6th By Honoring America's Veterans

A&W Restaurants Celebrates National Root Beer Float Day On August 6th By Honoring America’s Veterans

For the third year, donations collected at A&W Restaurant locations will go to Wounded Warrior Project A&W Restaurants, Inc., America’s oldest franchise restaurant brand, announced that for the third consecutive year, participating A&W restaurants in the United States will celebrate National Root Beer Float Day on August 6th by giving […]

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A&W Restaurants Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day August 6th by Honoring Wounded Warriors

A&W Restaurants, Inc., America’s oldest franchise restaurant brand, today announced that participating US A&W restaurants will celebrate August 6, 2013 as National Root Beer Float Day by giving away Root Beer Floats. Patrons will be encouraged to make a donation to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project ® (WWP), which […]

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How A&W Restaurants Grabs Facebook Fans With Fake News

Using social media platforms like Facebook is a great way to improve your company’s marketing campaigns without doubling your costs. However, sometimes campaigns that involve silly or even shocking material get the most attention in today’s online world. A&W Restaurants is getting smart to the challenges of online marketing and […]

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