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New deals are being negotiated and inked every day. Don't miss the news on any deal, whether it's a strategic franchise company merger or an acquisition by a high-rolling private equity firm. Get the scoop on who's buying and who's selling, gain critical insight into trends, and hone in on the opportunities as franchising continues to shake out and adjust to the new economic reality.

Zippy Shell To Acquire Raleigh, NC Franchise »

October 12, 2015 at 10:13AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell Storage Operations (ZSSO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Zippy Shell Incorporated, is thrilled to announce the acquisition of the Zippy Shell Raleigh location.

Arby’s Welcomes Jalapeños, Bacon And Flatbread To The 13-Hour Smokehouse Brisket Family »

October 05, 2015 at 11:18AM PDT | Source: Arby's

Arby’s has enhanced its popular Smokehouse platform once again.

TGA Premier Junior Golf Franchise Acquired In Wichita »

September 29, 2015 at 10:59AM PDT | Source: TGA Premier Junior Golf

TGA Premier Junior Golf (TGA), the nations leading introductory and recreational golf program ensuring golf’s future continues to attract entrepreneurs nationwide who have a passion for sports.

Local Entrepreneur Acquires Valpak Of Greater Charleston »

September 28, 2015 at 8:00AM PDT | Source: Valpak
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Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced today that Sam Thompson has acquired the existing Valpak of Greater Charleston territory.

Native Grill & Wings Signs Private Investment Deal »

September 16, 2015 at 8:51AM PDT | Source: Native Grill & Wings

Native Grill & Wings has announced its new majority ownership after a private investment deal was signed, leading the way for increased national expansion.

Healthy & Tasty Brands Corporation Acquires Restaurant In Greater Denver Area »

September 10, 2015 at 6:23AM PDT | Source: GRILLiT, Inc.

Healthy & Tasty Brands Corporation (the "Company") (OTC: GRLT) announced today the final signing of a Purchase Agreement to acquire the second Company store in the Greater Denver Area.

Nation’s Leading Holiday Lighting And Decorating Franchise Acquires Barcana »

September 04, 2015 at 8:45AM PDT | Source: Christmas Decor

As of June 2015, Christmas Decor - the nation’s leading professional holiday and event decorating franchise – has acquired Barcana – one of the nation’s leading artificial tree manufacturers.

Keller Williams Acquires Agent Team Business Solution Provider »

August 25, 2015 at 5:35AM PDT | Source: Keller Williams Realty

Keller Williams, the world's largest real estate franchise by agent count, has acquired Team Leads Inc., an agent team business solution provider based in Ontario, Canada.

7-Eleven® Completes Acquisition Of Approximately 180 Tedeschi Food Shops »

August 24, 2015 at 6:50AM PDT | Source: 7-Eleven

7-Eleven, Inc. today announced that it has closed on the acquisition of approximately 180 Tedeschi Food Shops (headquarters in Rockland, Mass.).

Poolwerx On A Roll With Acquisitions In The USA »

August 20, 2015 at 5:22AM PDT | Source: PoolWerx Corporation

As a continuation of its expansion plans, Poolwerx recently acquired the retail and residential servicing and maintenance divisions of Vivo Pools, with operations trading as SC Pool & Spa Works in California, Crystal Tech Pools in Arizona and Citrus..

Food Management Partners Acquires Ovation Brands »

August 20, 2015 at 4:53AM PDT | Source: Ovation Brands

Ovation Brands, comprised of Ryan’s, Fire Mountain, Country Buffet, Old Country Buffet, Hometown Buffet and Tahoe Joe’s, is set to join the growing family of brands owned and managed by Food Management Partners (FMP).

Newk’s Eatery Names New Vice President Of Human Resources »

August 12, 2015 at 3:51AM PDT | Source: Newk’s Eatery

Newk’s Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, has named Scott Stanford vice president of human resources, a new position for the company.

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. Acquires 26 Restaurants From Franchisee, Trefz & Trefz, Inc. »

August 07, 2015 at 7:12AM PDT | Source: Arby's

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG) announced this week that it has acquired all 26 Arby’s restaurants from long-standing franchisee, Trefz & Trefz, Inc.

Snap-on Acquires Ecotechnics »

August 07, 2015 at 6:40AM PDT | Source: Snap-on Tools

Snap-on Incorporated today announced that it acquired the assets of Ecotechnics S.p.A. (“Ecotechnics”) for approximately $13.0 million in cash.

Former Retail Manager Announces Acquisition Of Raleigh-based Creative Colors International Location »

August 07, 2015 at 5:14AM PDT | Source: Creative Colors International, Inc.

Creative Colors International, the nation’s leading on-site repair and restoration franchise, announced new ownership of its Raleigh-based North Carolina location on February 16, 2015.

Tubby's Grilled Submarines Acquires Just Baked Cupcakes »

August 03, 2015 at 9:26AM PDT | Source: Tubby's Sub Shops, Inc.

Tubby's Submarines, CEO Robert Paganes and Executive VP Bill Kiryakoza announced today that they're expanding the popular restaurant chain to incorporate the "Just Baked" line of cupcakes and desserts into the Tubby's franchise.

Terminix Acquires Tallahassee-Based Pest Control Company »

July 22, 2015 at 4:30AM PDT | Source: Terminix

Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, announced an important expansion in the northern Florida region with the acquisition of the assets of Tallahassee-based Capelouto® Termite & Pest...

AlphaGraphics North Austin Announces Acquisition Of Lone Oak Marketing »

July 17, 2015 at 5:31AM PDT | Source: AlphaGraphics

AlphaGraphics North Austin, one of the largest AlphaGraphics centers in the nation, has acquired assets of Lone Oak Marketing, a design/marketing firm and printing/signage production facility

Easyhome Ltd. Acquires 14 Stores From Rent A Center »

July 13, 2015 at 6:16AM PDT | Source: goeasy Ltd.

easyhome Ltd today announced the acquisition of 14 Canadian stores operated by Rent-A-Center, Inc.

ABRA Auto Body & Glass Acquires All 23 Kadel’s Auto Body Locations »

July 13, 2015 at 3:55AM PDT | Source: ABRA Auto Body & Glass

ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, closed today on the agreement announced last month to acquire all 23 Kadel’s Auto Body locations in Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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