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Franchise Industry Expansions

Thriving franchise companies in search of growth opportunities know that well-executed expansion strategies are key to their continued success. Here's where you'll find the latest news as franchisors issue press releases announcing their growth, new unit openings, development strategies, and the regions and territories where they're offering franchising opportunities to both new and existing franchisees.

Canopy By Hilton And Beatty Development Group Announce New Hotel At Harbor Point »

December 01, 2015 at 11:54AM PST | Source: Hilton Worldwide

Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s newest hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle space, and Beatty Development Group announced today plans to develop Canopy Baltimore | Harbor Point.

Americas News Hotel Openings Irving Welcomes Newest Home2 Suites By Hilton In The State Of Texas »

December 01, 2015 at 10:01AM PST | Source: Home2 Suites by Hilton

Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's award-winning mid-tier, all-suite hotel brand designed for modern business travelers and extended stay guests, announced the opening of Home2 Suites by Hilton Irving/DFW Airport North.

Carl’s Jr. Surpasses 200th Restaurant Milestone In Mexico With Opening Of Two New Restaurants »

December 01, 2015 at 9:25AM PST | Source: Carl's Jr.
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CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, has surpassed its 200th restaurant milestone in Mexico with the opening of two new restaurants on Friday, November 27.

First Burger King® Restaurant Opens In Ivory Coast »

December 01, 2015 at 9:13AM PST | Source: Burger King

The Burger King® brand, the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world, today announced the opening of the first Burger King® restaurant in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

New Menchie’s Store At Lewisville Towne Crossing Celebrates Grand Opening With Week Of Fun Festivities »

December 01, 2015 at 8:44AM PST | Source: Menchie's

Menchie’s, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, has opened its newest store at the Lewisville Towne Crossing in Castle Hills at 4740 State Highway 121, Suite 350, Lewisville, TX 75056.

Wyndham Garden Hotels Debuts In The Pacific Rim With Guam Property »

December 01, 2015 at 8:34AM PST | Source: Wyndham Worldwide

Strengthening its growing presence in the Pacific Rim, Wyndham Hotel Group introduced its upper-midscale Wyndham Garden® Hotels brand to the region today with the opening of a 144-key property in Guam.

Pie Five Is Saddling Up To West Texas And Ready To Start Slingin' Sauce »

December 01, 2015 at 6:53AM PST | Source: Pie Five Pizza Co.

There's a new pie in town! Pie Five Pizza is riding in to Lubbock on Friday, December 4 and will start slingin' the sauce at 11:00 a.m. The newest addition to the posse is located at 2912 W. Loop 289 in the West End shopping area.

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers Is Now Open In Newport News, Virginia »

December 01, 2015 at 4:53AM PST | Source: Mellow Mushroom

Handcrafted pizza and a unique art filled environment inspired by the history of Newport News and its commercial and military shipyard industry are just a couple of reasons to stop into Mellow Mushroom Newport News.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Re-Enters Okinawa, Japan With Signing Of Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort »

December 01, 2015 at 4:34AM PST | Source: Sheraton Hotels

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced an agreement with Sunmarina Operations Co., Ltd., part of Ishin Hotels Group, to debut the iconic Sheraton brand in Okinawa, Japan.

Lancaster, CA Midtown Chimney Sweeps Franchise Lands $12k Chimney Sweep »

December 01, 2015 at 4:18AM PST | Source: Midtown Chimney Sweeps

Midtown Chimney Sweeps Franchising is proud to announce the recent success of our Lancaster, California franchisee, Tikar Carroll.

Tikiz Shaved Ice & Ice Cream Rolls Into Hill Country »

December 01, 2015 at 4:00AM PST | Source: Tikiz Franchising, LLC

Get ready to hang ten with a new food truck in Hill Country. Tikiz Shaved Ice & Ice Cream - a fast-growing mobile franchise specializing in Hawaiian shaved ice and ice cream - has partnered with New Braunfels.

Rita's Italian Ice Awards Four Area Development Agreements From Washington To Hawaii »

November 30, 2015 at 12:32PM PST | Source: Rita’s Italian Ice

Rita's Italian Ice continues its impressive expansion into the fourth quarter, awarding four new area development deals for Washington, Idaho, Hawaii, and Ventura County and San Jose, California respectively.

Gibraltar Set To Welcome Its First Holiday Inn Express® Hotel »

November 30, 2015 at 12:07PM PST | Source: Holiday Inn Express

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of the first Holiday Inn Express® hotel in Gibraltar.

School Of Rock Attleboro Ready To Rock N’ Roll »

November 30, 2015 at 11:45AM PST | Source: School of Rock

School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, announces the opening of its fifth location in Massachusetts.

Pieology Pizzeria Opens First Missouri Location »

November 30, 2015 at 11:25AM PST | Source: Pieology Pizzeria

Pieology Pizzeria, where pizza lovers go to create artisan-style custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations, has opened of its very first Missouri location in St. Charles.

International Minute Press Franchise In Winston-Salem Relocates To Uniquely Designed Log Cabin Property »

November 30, 2015 at 9:44AM PST | Source: Minuteman Press Int'l.
Minuteman Press Int'l.  Opportunities Available

Like many small business owners, International Minute Press owner Kelly Boviall was at a crossroads when his lease was about to expire over the summer.

Ramada Fuels Australian Growth With Addition Of Newest Resort On Queensland’s Sunshine Coast »

November 30, 2015 at 8:36AM PST | Source: Ramada Worldwide

Further building upon its presence in Australia, Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the rebranding of the WorldMark Golden Beach Resort - one of Queensland’s most popular vacation ownership resorts - to the new Ramada® Resort Golden Beach.

Newk's Eatery Doubles Down In Jacksonville And Bolsters Rapidly Expanding Presence In The Sunshine State »

November 30, 2015 at 8:02AM PST | Source: Newk’s Eatery

Newk’s Eatery is doubling down on its Jacksonville, Fla. presence with the acquisition of two franchise-owned locations, along with plans to open as many as half a dozen more restaurants between the River City and St. Augustine.

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza Heats Up Livonia With New Location »

November 30, 2015 at 4:08AM PST | Source: 1000 Degrees Pizzeria Neapolitan Pizza

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza, a fast-casual American spin on authentic, hand-tossed Neapolitan pizza, is coming to the Livonia Marketplace.

Bonjour University Of Kentucky! »

November 25, 2015 at 9:55AM PST | Source: la Madeleine

La Madeleine Country French Café, the acclaimed, authentic country French bakery café, announced today that its first university campus café will open at the University of Kentucky on Nov. 16.

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