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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.

Juice It Up! Signs Deal To Expand Footprint In New Mexico »

June 30, 2015 at 11:14AM PDT | Source: Juice It Up!

Top Raw Juice Bar and Smoothie Chain Enters Multi-Unit Agreement with Existing Franchisee
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, California – Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie chains, has announced that franchise group, It Takes Two, LLC, has entered an agreement to open two additional units in New Mexico. The group is led by Kelly and Shawn Wolf, who currently operate the Juice It Up! Albuquerque location. The first unit is scheduled to open in the Eastside Albuquerque area later this year and will feature Juice It Up!’s new “Bowl Bar” where fresh ingredients are on display and guests can see their Superfruit Açaí and Pitaya Bowls, along with Fusion and Smoothie Bowls created right in front of them...

Pieology Pizzeria To Open At Historic Auburn Location »

June 30, 2015 at 10:16AM PDT | Source: Pieology Pizzeria

Popular Personalized Pizza Concept Brings Interactive Dining Experience to Auburn, Alabama
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, California – Pieology Pizzeria, where pizza lovers go to create custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations, today announced the construction of its third Alabama Pieology location. Located in the historic Toomer’s Corner in Auburn, this new store is set to open this year and will be operated by Segovia Aslan Enterprises, which has secured the franchise rights to open Pieology restaurants across the Southeastern United States.
“We are thrilled to introduce Pieology to Auburn and provide the community with a brand new way to enjoy pizza!” said Joshua McBride, director of operations for Segovia Aslan Enterprises...

Budget Blinds Announces Sale Of One Thousandth Franchise License »

June 30, 2015 at 10:03AM PDT | Source: Budget Blinds

June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // ORANGE, CA - Budget Blinds, a custom window covering franchise and Home Franchise Concepts brand, is proud to announce the sale of its one thousandth franchise license. The license was sold to Roberto Ordaz and Marlene Alvarado in June and will cover the territory surrounding Mission, Texas. Ordaz and Alvarado are in-laws and new to the Budget Blinds franchise system. Prior to moving to the United States from Mexico, Alvarado was an interior designer. Ordaz received his master’s degree at Babson College in Boston and relocated to Texas to pursue a career in franchising. Together, the two will offer in-home consultations and installations for a variety of window covering options to consumers in southern Texas...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Louisville Location »

June 30, 2015 at 9:49AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owner Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // Louisville, CO - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Louisville on June 24. Franchise owner Lindsey Moreland, along with operating partner Steven Chapman, held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, June 24 to Sunday, June 28 to support National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation.
The new restaurant, located at 321 S. McCaslin Blvd., circulated 7,500 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation.
Before joining the Jersey Mike’s franchise, Moreland was a professional pilot. “Throughout all my travels, I always enjoyed stopping at a Jersey Mike’s to satisfy my hunger,” said Lindsey Moreland...

Home Care Assistance Opens San Francisco Office »

June 30, 2015 at 9:46AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Senior care leader, Home Care Assistance, opens new office in San Francisco, CA to meet growing demand for home care services for San Francisco seniors
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // San Francisco, CA – Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is thrilled to announce the opening of its’ newest office in San Francisco, California, located at 1649 Divisadero Street right across the street from UCSF Mount Zion. The office will serve the San Francisco community, adding to the already strong presence Home Care Assistance has established in the Bay Area with seven offices serving the greater North, East and South Bays, as well as the Peninsula. Home Care Assistance has been providing professional home care services to San Francisco seniors for over 14 years, but with the opening of the Divisadero office, the company will be able to strengthen relationships within the San Francisco senior care community as well as serve as a resource to support local older adults, their families and caregivers...

The Goddard School’s Dynamic Learning Through Play Curriculum Comes To Grand Rapids, MI »

June 30, 2015 at 9:23AM PDT | Source: The Goddard School

Premier Preschool Now Open For Enrollment To The Grand Rapids Community
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School® preschool system, announces its newest school is enrolling in Grand Rapids, MI. Located at 5820 Bayberry Farms Drive SW, Grandville, MI 49418, the new school is owned and operated by franchisee, Lindsey Moore.
Prior to joining The Goddard School, Lindsey worked in marketing and non-profit management as well as for the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce in South Carolina. Lindsey decided to franchise with The Goddard School in order to combine her interest in childhood education with her business experience and further expand the one-of-a-kind learning program in the Grand Rapids community...

Better Learning, Better Life: Tutor Doctor Aims To Improve Education In Utah »

June 30, 2015 at 7:58AM PDT | Source: Tutor Doctor
Tutor Doctor Opportunities Available

Private Tutoring Franchise Opens in Ogden with Focus on Convenient, Comfortable, One-to-One Learning
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // OGDEN, Utah - There will be fewer “math meltdowns” and other homework headaches in Northern Utah now that Rick Bunch has introduced Tutor Doctor – the fastest growing “in-home” private tutoring franchise worldwide – to the community.
Tutor Doctor, a one-to-one in-home tutoring service designed to help students of all ages and subject levels, announced the opening of its newest location in Ogden offering the community and students a private, easy way to get ahead in school. Tutor Doctor of Northern Utah opened in early June and is owned by local entrepreneur Rick Bunch...

Oleg Gershteyn Joins EXIT Realty In Germantown »

June 30, 2015 at 7:54AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Germantown, WI (Grassroots Newswire) June 25, 2015 - EXIT Realty XL in Germantown today announced the addition of Oleg Gershteyn to its team of real estate professionals.
"We’re excited to welcome Oleg to EXIT Realty," says Jerry Grosenick, Broker/Owner of EXIT Realty XL. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Oleg each and every day."
"I was born in Kiev, Ukraine. I came to United States with my family in my early teens. I have lived in Milwaukee area since. I have been in customer service for over 25 years and most of those years with the same company. I've managed 40 employees and took care of over 1000 customers per day. I know what being dedicated is and how to achieve you goals. Because of my job, I have met a lot of great people and have made great friends," says Oleg...

Canopy By Hilton Says Hello To Reykjavik With Plans For New Hotel In Iceland »

June 30, 2015 at 7:50AM PDT | Source: Hilton Worldwide

June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // REYKJAVIK, Iceland and MCLEAN, Va. – Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) new hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle hotel category, and Icelandair Hotels have unveiled plans for Canopy’s first hotel in Iceland’s vibrant capital – Reykjavik. “Canopy Reykjavik | City Centre” is expected to be the first hotel globally to open in the brand’s portfolio, which launched in October 2014.
“Reykjavik has an incredible energy and is a fitting setting in which to introduce our first Canopy by Hilton hotel,” said Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide. “Iceland has grown in stature as a destination, owing to the efforts of Icelandair, which has improved the country’s connectivity and visibility as a global destination...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens At Gateway To L.A. »

June 30, 2015 at 7:45AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser For Bob Hope USO
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // Los Angeles, CA - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in the Gateway to L.A. Business District, adjacent to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), on June 24. Franchise owners Arthur Maidman and Garen Khodaverdian, held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, June 24 to Sunday, June 28 to support Bob Hope USO.
The new restaurant, located at 5933 W. Century Blvd., is within walking distance of LAX, just down the LAX/Century Boulevard corridor. The new beautifully patioed eating center is part of LAX Center and lies at the bottom of the district’s newest state of the art high-rise hotel gem -- the Marriott Residence Inn...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location In Vista, CA »

June 30, 2015 at 7:41AM PDT | Source: Crunch

NEW YORK - June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Crunch Franchise announces the opening of its newest franchise location in Vista, California. The renowned gym chain, best known for making serious workouts fun through innovative group fitness programming and cutting-edge training offerings, looks to continue to spread its 'No Judgments' philosophy through the San Diego area with the grand opening of Crunch Vista.
Crunch Vista is officially open for workouts, timed perfectly for helping residents shape up for summer. The new club is located at 225 Vista Village Drive, Suite 310-B, Vista, CA 92083 in Vista Village Marketplace alongside Lowes, Cinepolis Movie Theater and Staples, and is conveniently located next to the locally owned and operated health food grocery store, Frazier Farms...

Marketing Pro Acquires Florida Gulf Coast Valpak Territory »

June 30, 2015 at 7:34AM PDT | Source: Valpak
Valpak Opportunities Available

First-Time Franchisee Brings Savings to Businesses and Residents from Pensacola to Santa Rosa Beach
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced today that Juli Campbell has acquired the existing Valpak of Florida Gulf Coast territory. With this territory, Valpak's signature blue envelope will now mail to nearly 130,000 households in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties.
"With my extensive background in advertising, I've always had the Valpak brand on my radar," said Juli Campbell, Valpak of Florida Gulf Coast franchisee. "I am thrilled to join such a dynamic company that is constantly evolving and providing franchisees with the tools and resources to serve as a valued marketing partner in communities across the country...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Innovative Aloft Brand To Expand Portfolio In California »

June 30, 2015 at 6:40AM PDT | Source: aloft hotels

Slated to Open in March 2017, aloft Dublin – Pleasanton will Appeal to the Evolving Global Traveler with Modern Style, Innovative Technologies and Live Music at W XYZ® Bar
STAMFORD, Conn. - June 30, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® (NYSE:HOT) today announced its game-changing aloft brand will soon add yet another dynamic destination to its California portfolio with the upcoming debut of aloft Dublin-Pleasanton. Owned by Zenique Hotels, the new aloft is slated to open in March 2017 and will feature 120 loft-like rooms, a buzzing social scene and innovative brand-led programming.
“Designed for the evolving global traveller, aloft is a great fit for the tech-forward Dublin-Pleasanton area,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President, Specialty Select Brands for Starwood...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Downers Grove Location »

June 30, 2015 at 5:25AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owner Celebrates With Free Sub Fundraiser
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // Downers Grove, IL - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Downers Grove on June 24. Franchise owner Jim Shipman held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, June 24 to Sunday, June 28 to support People’s Resource Center Food Pantry.
The new restaurant, located at 62A Ogden Ave., circulated 7,500 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to People’s Resource Center Food Pantry.
“For the first five days we are open we will be raising money for a very integral aspect of our community, the People’s Resource Center Food Pantry,” said Shipman...

Three Southern California Veterans Open Express Employment Professionals Franchise Locations »

June 30, 2015 at 5:15AM PDT | Source: Express Employment Professionals

Veterans Transition to Employment in Civilian Life by Helping Others Find Jobs
(PRWEB) June 29, 2015 - Express Employment Professionals announces the opening of three southern California Express offices by U.S. military veterans.
Brian Gilden was a U.S. Marine for 20 years, who piloted a CH-53E “Super Stallion” helicopter, flew 138 missions in Iraq, and won the Navy-Marine Corps Medal for extraordinary heroism. He opened an Express office in the aptly named Mission Valley, CA, territory.
Eric Cross served 22 years in the U.S. Marines, and was deployed to more countries than many people ever dream of seeing, from Dubai to Somalia, including a total of 30 visits to Thailand. He opened an Express office in Murrieta, CA...

Corner Bakery Cafe To Take Off In Airports »

June 30, 2015 at 5:06AM PDT | Source: Corner Bakery Cafe

Fast Casual Brand's Customizable Menu and Flexible Footprint a Hit for Travelers and Investors
DALLAS, - June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - According to the Airport Council International of North America, more than 40 percent of retail and food and beverage sales at airports are generated by national chains. With the opportunity to grab market share and introduce the fast-growing brand to travelers across the country, Corner Bakery Cafe announces its plans to expand the cafe brand in the nation's busiest airports.
"Through the success of our Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport location, we've seen firsthand the tremendous opportunity airports offer our brand," says Gary Price, President of Corner Bakery Cafe. "In Atlanta, it has been proven that our prototype flexibility and menu is ideal for airports and busy, on-the-go travelers...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Vienna Location »

June 30, 2015 at 4:48AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // Vienna, VA - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Vienna on June 24. Franchise owners Kristin Treacy and Pat Foley held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, June 24 to Sunday, June 28 to support Semper Fi Fund.
The new restaurant, located at 2672 C Avenir Place, circulated thousands of coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to Semper Fi Fund.
“Vienna is located in the middle of northern Virginia and is populated by a large percentage of military families both active and retired,” said Foley. “The Semper Fi Fund is good at getting money donated directly to those warriors that need help the most...

New Sears Hometown Store Comes To Bethany Area »

June 30, 2015 at 4:07AM PDT | Source: Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

Top Brand Home Appliances, Lawn and Garden Equipment, Tools, Mattresses, and More at Guaranteed Lowest Price Offered by Local Retailer
BETHANY, Okla. - June 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) will open its newest Oklahoma Sears Hometown Store on June 30th at 8014 NW 39th Expressway in Bethany.
The Bethany location marks the 17th opening of a new Sears Hometown Store this year and the 25th opening of a new store across all of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores formats. Unlike most retail concepts, Sears Hometown Stores combine the value, selection and services associated with larger retail stores but are owned and operated by a member of the local community.
"By bringing the Sears Hometown Store format to Bethany, we're able to offer the community a new kind of hardware retail they haven't had before," stated Steve Allen, owner of the new Sears Hometown Store in Bethany...

Sears Hometown Opens New West Virginia Store In Hurricane »

June 29, 2015 at 12:02PM PDT | Source: Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

Local Retailer Offers Top Brand Home Appliances, Lawn and Garden Equipment, Tools, Mattresses, and More at Guaranteed Lowest Price
HURRICANE, W.Va. - June 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) will open its newest West Virginia Sears Hometown Store on June 30th at 8 Putnam Village Drive in Hurricane.
The Hurricane location marks the 18th opening of a new Sears Hometown Store this year and the 26th opening of a new store across all of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores formats. Unlike most retail concepts, Sears Hometown Stores combine the value, selection and services associated with larger retail stores but are owned and operated by a member of the local community.
"By providing customers with great products, exceptional customer service and a wonderful store experience, we're filling a void in the Hurricane market," said Mark Hagar, the owner of Sears Hometown in Hurricane...

The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts Breaks Ground On First Oceanfront Resort In Los Cabos »

June 29, 2015 at 11:13AM PDT | Source: The Luxury Collection

Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos, Marks the Seventh Luxury Collection Hotel in Mexico
LOS CABOS, Mexico - June 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced that the company broke ground on Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos over the weekend. The resort, owned by Quinta del Golfo de Cortez, SA de CV, will span 33 acres and include an extensive spa, residences, vacation ownership units and a private beach club. Slated to open in June 2017, Solaz will be Starwood’s first Luxury Collection hotel in Los Cabos and the brand’s seventh hotel in Mexico, following the recent conversion of Las Alcobas in Mexico City.
“This marks a milestone year for The Luxury Collection, as the brand continues to grow globally, debut marquee conversion hotels and invest in landmark renovations,” said Hoyt H...



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