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Check the ticker here regularly for the latest hard numbers and statistics about franchise company financial performance. You'll find company-issued press releases highlighting quarterly and year-end results, stock prices, fiscal reports, dividends, sales, and other financial data that shed light on the financial side of franchise companies.

Realty ONE Group Corporate Culture Responsible For 36 Percent Revenue Increase »

January 30, 2015 at 7:02AM PST | Source: Realty ONE Group

Fastest Growing Real Estate Brokerage Reports Unprecedented Growth
IRVINE, Calif. - January 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Realty ONE Group, a full-service residential real estate brokerage, finished 2014 with its strongest year of financial growth and company momentum yet, with more than 27,000 transactions closed. The company brought in $10.4 billion in revenue this year – a 36 percent increase from 2013 – bringing its total sales volume to more than $30 billion in nine years of operation.
"Thanks to our now 6,000 agents across the country, 2014 was a monumental year for Realty ONE Group," said Kuba Jewgieniew, CEO and founder. "Our company will continue to grow and expand into new regions in 2015, and we're planning to be in all 50 states by the end of Q4...

Two Men And A Truck Wraps Up Successful 2014, Fuels Future Expansion In 2015 »

January 29, 2015 at 11:01AM PST | Source: TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

Thriving Franchise Brand Maintains 61 Straight Months of Growth; Signs 30 Agreements in 2014
LANSING, Mich. - Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Two Men And A Truck, the industry's leading moving services franchise, enters 2015 with confidence after wrapping up strong fourth quarter results in 2014, most notably posting 61 straight months of growth and 45 consecutive months of record growth, positioning the nationally-recognized brand for continued upward momentum in 2015.
Two Men And A Truck reported a solid fourth quarter of 2014 with impressive results, disclosing revenues totaling more than $350,000,000, a 13.68 percent growth over the previous year. December proved to be a highly successful month for the brand, netting more than $25,000,000 in revenue, a 17...

Award-Winning Fast Causal Concept Announces Record Growth In 2014 »

January 29, 2015 at 10:37AM PST | Source: Saladworks

As More Americans Eat Healthy, Saladworks Continues to Grow
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - Saladworks, the nation's first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept is extremely excited to announce major growth accomplishments in 2014, setting up 2015 to be the 'Year of the Salad!'
Saladworks, opened 15 new restaurants in 2014 and expanded to new markets including Morgantown, West Virginia, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Greensboro, North Carolina, Seattle, Washington, Rochester, NY, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Bowling Green, Kentucky and Franklin, Tennessee. To continue its successes in International expansion, Saladworks opened four new locations in Singapore, Dubai and Canada. The company also brought on new franchisees representing future locations...

East Coast Wings & Grill Dominates The Casual Dining Sector With Record Sales In 2014 »

January 29, 2015 at 6:55AM PST | Source: East Coast Wings & Grill

North Carolina Chicken Wing Franchise Closes 2014 with Nearly 20 Percent New Store Unit Growth
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - January 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - As the growth of the restaurant sector remains a front runner in the franchise industry, East Coast Wings & Grill, a North Carolina-based chicken franchise concept, experienced a banner year in 2014 with record sales.
Impressing both consumer and investor palates, the franchise continues to answer demand for a family-friendly casual dining experience with a fresh, flavorful menu, and a viable franchise opportunity that focuses on unit level economics to support both operations and development. With 80 locations currently operating or in various stages of development, East Coast Wings & Grill has maintained consistent growth year after year...

Sonic Declares Quarterly Dividend »

January 29, 2015 at 5:49AM PST | Source: Sonic Drive-In

OKLAHOMA CITY - January 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 11, 2015, with a payment date of February 20, 2015. In addition to the dividend, the company has a $105 million share repurchase authorization for fiscal 2015.
"Our commitment to return cash to our shareholders through a cash dividend program and a share repurchase program reflects the strength of our brand and franchise business model. As we look forward, we see that our sound business model should generate ample cash to continue to optimize shareholder value in this manner," said Cliff Hudson, Sonic Corp...

Regis Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results »

January 29, 2015 at 4:27AM PST | Source: Regis Corporation

MINNEAPOLIS - January 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS), a leader in the haircare industry, whose primary business is owning, operating and franchising hair salons, today reported results for its fiscal second quarter ended December 31, 2014 versus the prior year as noted below.
As a result of the Company's valuation allowance against most of its deferred tax assets, associated reported and, as adjusted, after-tax results of operations are not comparable to prior periods.

Sales of $455.9 million, a decline of ($12.5) million. Same-store sales decreased 0.3%.

Same-store service and product sales decreased 0.2% and 0.6%, respectively.

GAAP net loss of ($19...

Creative Learning Corporation Announces Authorization For Stock Buyback Of 100,000 Shares Of Common Stock »

January 28, 2015 at 7:50AM PST | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
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100,000 Shares of Common Stock Authorizes for Buyback
St. Augustine, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 - Creative Learning Corporation (OTC: CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz®, and Challenge Island®, the highly-popular children's education and enrichment programs, today announced that its board of directors has authorized a stock buyback of 100,000 shares of the Company's common stock. The company may purchase common stock through open market and privately negotiated transactions at prices deemed appropriate by management. The timing, the amount of repurchase transactions and the prices paid for the stock under this program will depend on market conditions as well as corporate and regulatory limitations, including blackout period restrictions...

Brinker International Reports Increases In Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 EPS, Comparable Restaurant Sales And Traffic »

January 28, 2015 at 6:53AM PST | Source: Brinker International

DALLAS - Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) today announced results for the fiscal second quarter ended Dec. 24, 2014.
Highlights include the following:

Earnings per diluted share, excluding special items, increased 20.3 percent to $0.71 compared to$0.59 for the second quarter of fiscal 2014
On a GAAP basis, earnings per diluted share increased 10.3 percent to $0.64 compared to $0.58for the second quarter of fiscal 2014
Brinker International company sales increased 4.9 percent to $717.8 million and comparable restaurant sales at company-owned restaurants increased 3.7 percent including the positive impact to each brand of approximately 1...

Papa John's Announces Quarterly Dividend »

January 28, 2015 at 5:35AM PST | Source: Papa John's

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - January 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per common share, payable February 20, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 9, 2015. At this quarterly dividend rate, the annual dividend is equivalent to $0.56 per common share.
Forward-Looking Statements
Certain matters discussed in this press release which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Part I...

Value Place Reports Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2014 Results »

January 23, 2015 at 9:06AM PST | Source: Value Place

Full-year Company revenue increases by 50.9 percent & fourth quarter system-wide same-store RevPAR increases by 14.3 percent
WICHITA, Kan. - January 23, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Value Place, the nation's fastest growing extended-stay hotel brand, today released its fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results.
Fourth Quarter 2014 Highlights:

The Company's revenue increased by 23.9 percent to $28.4 million as compared to the fourth quarter of 2013
Royalty revenue increased by 17.5 percent as compared to fourth quarter in 2013
System-wide hotel room revenue was $56.9 million, an increase of 17.6 percent over fourth quarter of 2013
Same-store system-wide hotel room revenue per available room (RevPAR) rose 14...

Pizza Patron 2014 Performance Best In 28 Year History »

January 22, 2015 at 5:48AM PST | Source: Pizza Patron

The Mexican Pizza Chain Experienced Stellar Numbers After Shutting Underperforming Units
January 22, 2015 // // DALLAS, TX - Pizza Patrón experienced an impressive 2014, ending with a 10.1 percent increase in total sales and 32 of its 90 stores nailing all-time sales records. Same store average unit volume rose to a 17.1 percent increase over 2013.
The chain's executives site a number of reasons for registering successes in 2014, namely a newly rejuvenated corporate culture focused on selling pizzas rather than navigating the 'noise' in the system. This came after closing 20 percent of its underperforming units in 2013 and suspending franchise sales in January 2014, after a decade of franchising.
"The year was very positive for us...

CruiseOne® And Cruises Inc.® Experience Double-Digit Sales And Recruitment Increases In 2014 »

January 22, 2015 at 4:39AM PST | Source: CruiseOne

Home-based cruise agencies attribute achievements to new technology, training, marketing and support tools.
January 22, 2015 // // Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - World Travel Holdings, the world's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, announces that 2014 was a successful year of growth and innovation for its home-based division, comprised of CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® From opening its 900th franchise location and shattering new Cruises Inc. unit openings year over year to obtaining a new company leader and winning prestigious awards such as being named a Top Private Company in Florida by Florida Trend and South Florida Business Journal and Top Company for People on the Move by Sun Sentinel, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc...

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. Files Registration Statement For Secondary Offering Of Common Stock »

January 22, 2015 at 4:28AM PST | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Jan. 22, 2015 - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV) (the "Company") announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed secondary offering of 25,000,000 shares of its common stock by certain stockholders of the Company, including investment funds sponsored by, or affiliated with, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC. In connection with the offering, the selling stockholders will grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to 3,750,000 additional shares of common stock. The Company will not receive any proceeds from the proposed secondary offering. The proposed secondary offering will be made only by means of a prospectus...

Express Puts More Than 456,000 People To Work Posts Record Sales Of $2.85 Billion In 2014 »

January 21, 2015 at 5:06AM PST | Source: Express Employment Professionals

The largest franchised staffing company in the U.S. helped 456,660 people find jobs in 2014 and ranked as the No. 1 industrial staffing company by Staffing Industry Analysts.
Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) January 20, 2015 - Express Employment Professionals, the largest franchised staffing company in the U.S., announced record-setting sales for 2014. Express franchisees generated $2.85 billion in sales in 2014, up 16 percent from 2013.
The company also helped a record 456,660 people find jobs last year compared to 396,000 in 2013.
"We have a long-term goal to put a million people to work annually," said Bob Funk, Express Employment Professionals CEO and chairman of the board. "Our franchisees have a laser focus on helping as many people as possible find good jobs by helping as many clients as possible find good people...

Captain D's Sees Significant Grilled Menu Sales Growth During First Month Of 2015 »

January 20, 2015 at 9:19AM PST | Source: Captain D's Seafood
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Fast-Casual Seafood Chain Launches a Resolution Solution: D-Lite Meals Menu with Five Meals Under 500 Calories
Nashville (PRWEB) January 20, 2015 - Captain D's rang in the New Year reminding customers of the fast casual restaurant's healthy options. The Nashville, Tennessee-based seafood chain has seen over a 25% increase in grilled menu item sales over last January. They announced the launch of their "D-Lite Meals" menu featuring five meals under 500 calories at the beginning of the month.
"We took our new grilled menu to the next level with the D-Lites options," said Jonathan Muhtar, CMO at Captain D's. "We know that our guests are looking for ways to eat healthier in 2015 while not sacrificing flavor, so we're making it easy for them to reach their goals and enjoy a great-tasting meal...

Buffalo Wings & Rings Celebrates Highest System-Wide Sales Year In 30-Year History »

January 20, 2015 at 5:43AM PST | Source: Buffalo Wings & Rings

Brand Awards 17 New Franchise Deals in 2014, Projects to Double New Store Openings in 2015
CINCINNATI (PRWEB) January 17, 2015 - For the past three years, the Buffalo Wings & Rings executive team has worked tirelessly to implement a foundational strategy to better position the brand as the market leader in product, service and ultimately, business, as the brand prepared for the celebration of its milestone 30th year. The hard work is paying off, as the brand closed 2014 with quadruple growth in new franchise units, signing agreements for 17 new locations; a system-wide sales increase of 10 percent with the same unit count; and leadership from a CEO who has been with the brand for over a decade.
"2014 was an important year for us," said CEO Nader Masadeh...

BurgerFi Closes Out A Record Year With A 97 Percent Increase In New Unit Growth »

January 16, 2015 at 10:24AM PST | Source: BurgerFi

With More Than $66,400,000 in Gross Sales, Top Fast Casual Better-Burger Franchise Realizes a 114 Percent Growth Increase Since 2013
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - January 16, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - 2014 marked a successful year of growth for BurgerFi, the fastest growing better burger concept and one of the Top Brands of 2014 as ranked by Fast Casual Magazine in June 2014.
BurgerFi reported a record year for both earnings and new units, which includes the addition of 31 new locations representing a 97 percent total new unit growth over 2013, with a total of 63 locations nationwide.
BurgerFi entered 12 new markets in 2014, including: Maryland, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Arizona, Kansas, Tennessee, California, Alabama, Colorado, South Carolina and Alaska, resulting in a 120 percent increase over 2013 and 22 markets in total...

Hyatt Announces Sales Of Five Select Service Hotels »

January 15, 2015 at 4:45AM PST | Source: Hyatt Place

January 15, 2015 // // CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the sales of five select service hotels for a total gross sale price of approximately $53 million. The transactions closed in December 2014. As part of the sales, Hyatt entered into franchise agreements with the purchasers, with all hotels retaining their existing Hyatt Place branding. The purchasers intend to spend a total of approximately $6 million in additional capital expenditures at the hotels.
These sales are consistent with the Hyatt’s asset recycling strategy – selling selected hotels, maintaining brand presence by entering into new management or franchise agreements with the purchasers, and re-investing sales proceeds into new hotels and other growth opportunities...

Fazoli's Ends 2014 With Record Sales »

January 15, 2015 at 4:08AM PST | Source: Fazoli's Restaurants

January 15, 2015 // // LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fazoli's franchisees shattered more than two-dozen weekly sales records during the last three months of 2014. The premium Italian quick-service chain has been on a sales rampage, with positive franchise comp sales 54 of the last 57 months, including the last 21.
During the fourth quarter, 27 new weekly franchise sales records were set, with 25% of franchisees reporting new records. For December, franchisees were up 12.2% year-over-year with a solid 10.1% traffic increase. Company-owned units were up 8.4% over 2013 on positive 6.5% traffic.
"Fazoli's and its franchise partners are in a great place to earn additional share with the recent strengthening of the economy," said president and CEO Carl Howard...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Outpaces Fast Casual Industry With 11.4 Percent Growth In Comp Sales »

January 13, 2015 at 7:24AM PST | Source: Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Leading Fast Casual Cafe Opens 400th Location and Signs Franchise Agreements for 101 New Stores in 2014
ATLANTA - Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the leading fast casual Cafe concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced today its year-end results. The brand celebrated a strong year of growth, including positive comp sales of 11.4 percent and the opening of its 400th location nationwide.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe opened 55 new stores and expanded the brand to several new markets, including Philadelphia, Atlanta and Dallas, Texas. The company also signed franchise development agreements for 101 new locations, up nearly 28 percent over 2013, in new and existing markets such as San Francisco, Charlotte, Fort Worth, Miami and Nashville, Tenn...

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