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Franchise Industry Financial Reports

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.

Captain D’s Closes First Quarter With 4.94 Percent Increase In System-wide Sales »

April 27, 2015 at 10:08AM PDT | Source: Captain D's Seafood
Captain D's Seafood Opportunities Available

Ongoing brand innovation and new grilled items drive brand’s franchise growth.
April 27, 2015 // Franchising.com // NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Captain D’s LLC, the leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced today it is experiencing continued success with 4.94 percent same-store-sales growth for the first quarter of 2015. This success is due in part to the company’s new grilled menu, which launched last year and continues to expand with new offerings. The company’s new “D-Lite Meals” features five meals under 500 calories, including better-for-you options like Tilapia, Surf and Turf, Wild Alaskan Salmon and Shrimp Skewers. The new D-Lite Meal offerings sparked a 25 percent increase in grilled menu item sales in January alone...

Speedemissions, Inc. Announces Year-End 2014 Financial Results »

April 24, 2015 at 9:57AM PDT | Source: SpeedEmissions Car Care, LLC

ATLANTA, GA - (Marketwired - Apr 24, 2015) - Speedemissions, Inc. (OTC PINK: SPMI) (the "Company") is a national retail brand offering consumers automobile emissions testing and safety inspections, as well as the developer BuyCarSafety.com and the Automobile Date Vehicle Information Safety Report ("ADVISR"), today announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014.
For the year ended December 31, 2014, revenue decreased (21.4%) or $1,517,244, from $7,095,937 in the prior year to $5,578,693. This reduction in revenue is primarily due to a the sale of six stores in Houston, five stores in Salt Lake City and eleven stores leases not renewed and/or closed due to lack of performance. The drop in revenue was mitigated by the acquisition of seven Auto Emissions Express in late 2013 and an increase in same store sales of $78,000 or 2...

Aaron's, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Results »

April 24, 2015 at 5:22AM PDT | Source: Aaron Rents, Inc.

- Total Revenues of $821.8 Million
- Net Earnings of $49.2 Million; Diluted EPS of $.68
- Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $.73
- Raises 2015 Guidance on Strength of Progressive Business
ATLANTA - April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced revenues and earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2015.
For the first quarter of 2015, revenues increased 40.4% to $821.8 million compared with $585.4 million for the first quarter of 2014. Net earnings increased 28.4% to $49.2 million compared with $38.3 million in the prior year period. Diluted earnings per share were $...

Gymboree Reports Increased Sales And Adjusted EBITDA In The Fourth Quarter Of Fiscal 2014 »

April 24, 2015 at 5:06AM PDT | Source: Gymboree
Gymboree Opportunities Available

Fourth Quarter Comparable Sales Increased 5%
SAN FRANCISCO - April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The Gymboree Corporation (the "Company") today reported consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2015.
Fourth Quarter Highlights include:

Net sales of $375.6 million, increased 7% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013,
Comparable sales (including online sales) increase of 5% with increases in all brands,
Adjusted gross profit margin of 37.2%, an increase of approximately 110 basis points versus last year, and
Adjusted EBITDA of $32.3 million increased 29.1% from the fourth quarter last year.

"We're very pleased with the progress we made in the fourth quarter across our businesses, particularly in Janie and Jack and Crazy 8," said Mark Breitbard, Chief Executive Officer...

H&R Block Reports U.S. Tax Results Through April 16; To Announce Fiscal 2015 Results On June 8 »

April 24, 2015 at 3:52AM PDT | Source: H&R Block

KANSAS CITY, MO - (Marketwired) - April 23, 2015 -

Assisted returns prepared declined due to the carryover impact of eliminating a promotion in the prior year and continued behavioral shifts in tax filers who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
H&R Block tax software returns prepared through online, desktop and mobile applications grew 8.2% over the prior year; monetization improved significantly

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, today released its U.S. tax results through April 16, 2015. Total U.S. revenues increased compared to the prior year despite a 0.9% decrease1 in returns prepared to 20.5 million. The company continues to expect EBITDA margins of approximately 30%...

Tropical Smoothie Café Announces Highest Average Unit Volume In 18-Year History »

April 23, 2015 at 11:47AM PDT | Source: Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Leading Fast Casual Café Now Boasts AUV of More Than $578,000 with Top 50 Percent Exceeding $734,000
April 23, 2015 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA – Tropical Smoothie Café, the leading fast casual café concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced today an all-time high average unit volume (AUV) of more than $578,000, while the top 50 percent of its cafes nationwide reported exceeding $734,000.
“We are thrilled that in the last year our system’s AUV has grown by nearly 10 percent - an outstanding result of Tropical Smoothie Cafe introducing more fresh food featuring bold flavors and quality ingredients, and our franchisees’ hard work and passion for the brand,” said Mike Rotondo, CEO of Tropical Smoothie Café...

First Holiday Inn Resort Set To Open In Fiji »

April 23, 2015 at 9:32AM PDT | Source: Holiday Inn

April 23, 2015 // Franchising.com // InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Fiji-based property development company Avoser Ltd to open the first Holiday Inn Resort in Fiji. The 173-room resort will open its doors to guests in 2018.
Located adjacent to the entrance to Denarau Island, Holiday Resort Denarau is well positioned for access to Port Denarau marina – gateway to the renowned Mamanuca and Yasawa Island groups – and Nadi Town, just five minutes away. The resort will also be a short ten-minute drive from the international Airport via a new expressway which is due to open next year. Holiday Inn Resort Denarau Island will be the company's third property in Fiji, joining Holiday Inn Suva and InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa...

Domino's Pizza Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results »

April 23, 2015 at 5:31AM PDT | Source: Domino's Pizza

Continued Global Momentum with Strong Sales and EPS Growth
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, today announced results for the first quarter of 2015, comprised of strong same store sales results and store count growth, which resulted in robust EPS growth. Domestic same store sales grew 14.5% during the quarter versus the year-ago period, continuing the positive sales momentum in the Company's domestic business. The international division also posted strong results with quarterly same store sales growth of 7.8%, marking the 85th consecutive quarter of international same store sales growth. The Company had global net store growth of 110 stores in the first quarter of 2015...

Dunkin' Brands Reports First Quarter 2015 Results »

April 23, 2015 at 4:48AM PDT | Source: Dunkin' Brands

CANTON, Mass., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
First quarter highlights include:

Dunkin' Donuts U.S. comparable store sales growth of 2.7%
Baskin-Robbins U.S. comparable store sales growth of 8.0%
Added 79 net new restaurants worldwide including 78 net new Dunkin' Donuts in the U.S.
Revenue increased 8.1%
Adjusted operating income increased 15.8%; adjusted operating income margin of 47.1%
Diluted adjusted EPS increased 21.2% to $0.40

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), today reported results for the first quarter ended March 28, 2015.
"This was a really strong quarter and we are delighted with the performance of our product and marketing programs given the severe weather that we experienced in many of the markets where our restaurants are located...

Snap-on Announces First Quarter 2015 Results »

April 23, 2015 at 4:32AM PDT | Source: Snap-on Tools

Organic sales up 9.9%;Operating earnings before financial services of 16.7% of sales improves 120 basis points;Diluted EPS of $1.87 increases 15.4%
KENOSHA, Wis. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - April 23, 2015 - Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA), a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks, today announced operating results for the first quarter of 2015.

Sales of $827.8 million increased $40.3 million, or 5.1%, from 2014 levels; excluding $38.5 million of unfavorable foreign currency translation and $4.9 million of acquisition-related sales, organic sales increased 9...

Dunkin' Brands Announces Second Quarter Cash Dividend »

April 23, 2015 at 4:18AM PDT | Source: Dunkin' Brands

CANTON, Mass. - April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend to shareholders. The dividend of $0.265 per share of common stock is payable on June 17, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 9, 2015.
About Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.
With more than 18,900 points of distribution in nearly 60 countries worldwide, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) is one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants (QSR) serving hot and cold coffee and baked goods, as well as hard-serve ice cream. At the end of fiscal 2014, Dunkin' Brands' nearly 100 percent franchised business model included more than 11,300 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants and more than 7,500 Baskin-Robbins restaurants...

McDonald's Reports First Quarter 2015 Results »

April 22, 2015 at 8:45AM PDT | Source: McDonald's

OAK BROOK, Ill. - April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - McDonald's Corporation today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.
First quarter results included:

Global comparable sales decrease of 2.3%, reflecting negative guest traffic in all major segments
Consolidated revenues decrease of 11% (1% in constant currencies)
Consolidated operating income decrease of 28% (20% in constant currencies) due to weaker operating performance and $195 million of strategic charges related to restaurant closings and other management actions
Diluted earnings per share of $0.84, a decrease of 31% (23% in constant currencies), which includes strategic charges totaling $0.17 per share and a negative foreign currency translation impact of $0...

Yum! Brands Reports First-Quarter EPS Decline Of 8%, Excluding Special Items »

April 22, 2015 at 4:45AM PDT | Source: Yum! Brands
Yum! Brands  Opportunities Available

Maintains Full-Year Guidance of at least 10% EPS Growth in 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - April 21, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 21, 2015, including EPS of $0.80, excluding Special Items. Reported EPS was $0.81.
First-Quarter Highlights:

Worldwide system sales grew 4%. Worldwide restaurant margin decreased 1.7 percentage points to 17.5%, and worldwide operating profit decreased 8%.
Total international development was 294 new restaurants; 88% of this development occurred in emerging markets.
China Division system sales declined 6%, as 8% unit growth was offset by a 12% same-store sales decline. Restaurant margin decreased 4...

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2015 Results »

April 22, 2015 at 4:10AM PDT | Source: Chipotle Mexican Grill

DENVER - (BUSINESS WIRE) - April 21, 2015 - Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015.
Highlights for the first quarter of 2015 as compared to the first quarter of 2014 include:

Revenue increased 20.4% to $1.09 billion
Comparable restaurant sales increased 10.4%
Restaurant level operating margin was 27.5%, an increase of 160 basis points
Net income was $122.6 million, an increase of 47.6%
Diluted earnings per share was $3.88, an increase of 47.0%
Opened 49 new restaurants

"We are very proud of our start to 2015, as our average sales volumes reached a record $2.5 million per restaurant. We attribute this success to our unique food culture and people culture, which are the driving forces to create a new fast food model...

Brinker International Reports Increases In Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 EPS And Comparable Restaurant Sales »

April 21, 2015 at 5:37AM PDT | Source: Brinker International

DALLAS, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) today announced results for the fiscal third quarter ended March 25, 2015.
Highlights include the following:

Earnings per diluted share, excluding special items, increased 11.9 percent to $0.94 compared to $0.84for the third quarter of fiscal 2014
On a GAAP basis, earnings per diluted share increased 24.4 percent to $1.02 compared to $0.82 for the third quarter of fiscal 2014
Brinker International company sales increased 3.0 percent to $761.7 million and comparable restaurant sales at company-owned restaurants increased 1.7 percent. Comparable restaurant sales increased 2.6 percent excluding the impact of Christmas Day moving to the third quarter
Chili's company-owned comparable restaurant sales increased 1...

Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. Completes Sale Of Romano’s Macaroni Grill To Redrock Partners, LLC »

April 17, 2015 at 12:15PM PDT | Source: Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc.

Announces Organizational Restructuring; Restructuring to Provide Leaner, More Efficient Organization Post Sale
HOUSTON - April 17, 2015(BUSINESS WIRE) - Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IRG) today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Romano’s Macaroni Grill subsidiary to Redrock Partners, LLC. Concurrent with the close of the sale, the Company also announced the following organizational and senior management changes:

Brad Leist has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. He will replace Michael Dixon, President and Chief Financial Officer, who will be formally leaving the Company, effective April 17, 2015, but will continue working on a consulting basis through May 15, 2015...

Soft Landing Underway In Most Canadian Real Estate Markets »

April 15, 2015 at 6:34AM PDT | Source: Royal LePage Real Estate Services

Royal LePage reports slowed price appreciation across the country, with notable exceptions.
April 15, 2015 // Franchising.com // TORONTO - As the 2015 spring market gets underway, Canada’s real estate market is experiencing a soft landing, characterized by slower than normal home price increases. Much higher price increases were observed in the country’s two largest urban markets, which combined to send the national average values upwards, partially obscuring the broader national trend.
According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released today, the average price of a home in Canada rose between 3.8 per cent and 6.6 per cent year-over-year in the first quarter. When broken out by housing type, the survey showed a year-over-year average price increase of 5...

Winmark Corporation Announces First Quarter Results »

April 15, 2015 at 5:18AM PDT | Source: Winmark Corporation

MINNEAPOLIS - April 15, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Winmark Corporation (Nasdaq:WINA) announced today net income for the quarter ended March 28, 2015 of $6,054,300 (or $1.17 per share diluted) compared to net income of $4,551,900 (or $.86 per share diluted) in the first quarter of 2014.
John L. Morgan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Both our franchising and leasing businesses exhibited solid top-line growth in the first quarter which led to a 34% increase in operating income. We are pleased with our start to the year.”
Winmark Corporation creates, supports and finances business. At March 28, 2015, there were 1,099 franchises in operation under the brands Plato's Closet®, Once Upon A Child®, Play It Again Sports®, Music Go Round® and Style Encore®...

Nation’s Largest Pet Retail Franchise Continues Strong Growth With The Signing Of Six Deals In Q1 »

April 14, 2015 at 10:25AM PDT | Source: Pet Supplies Plus
Pet Supplies Plus Opportunities Available

Pet Supplies Plus Proves to be the Pick of the Litter in the $58 Billion Pet Industry
April 14, 2015 // Franchising.com // Livonia, Mich. – According to the recently released 2015 American Pet Products Association report, consumer pet spending shows no signs of halting. Pet owners spent $58 billion in 2014, which is only expected to increase with industry experts projecting to surpass the $60 billion mark this year.
With a strong first quarter, Pet Supplies Plus, the nation’s largest pet retail franchise with more than 300 locations in 25 states, is not showing any signs of slowing down either. Pet Supplies Plus has signed six new franchise agreements to bring the neighborhood pet store to Boca Raton, Florida; Tampa, Florida; Stephenville, Texas; Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Hartland, Michigan and Greenville, South Carolina...

BAB, Inc. Reports Results For 1st Quarter FY 2015 »

April 13, 2015 at 9:06AM PDT | Source: Big Apple Bagels, Inc. (BAB)

DEERFIELD, Ill. - April 13, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - BAB, Inc. (OTCQB: BABB), announced its financial results for the first quarter ended February 28, 2015.
For the quarter ended February 28, 2015, BAB had revenues of $492,000 and a net loss of $246,000, or a loss of $0.034 per share, versus revenues of $537,000 and net income of $31,000, or $0.004 per share, for the quarter ended February 28, 2014.
Total operating expenses were $738,000 for the quarter ended February 28, 2015, versus $505,000 for the same period in 2014. The operating expenses for 2015 included $243,000 of expenses relating to the settlement of a lawsuit against BAB Operations, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BAB, Inc., which involved the 2001 lease assignment of a Company-owned store that had subsequently been franchised...



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