Franchise Update Media
Franchise Update Media Digital
Publications
Conferences Education Videos Subscribe
Advertise

RSS Subscribe
Franchise Industry News & Announcements

Stay in tune with the franchise industry by keeping tabs on all your concepts of interest. We have hundreds of franchises sending us their latest news daily. Our daily news feed covers , , , , , , , , and .

Aaron's No. 55 Driver Vickers Makes 2015 Debut In Las Vegas »

March 06, 2015 at 10:05AM PST | Source: Aaron Rents, Inc.

Return to Racing Follows Successful Recovery From Heart Surgery
ATLANTA - March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - A healthy Brian Vickers makes an emotional return to the NASCAR Sprint Series at this weekend's Kobalt 400 in Las Vegas.
Vickers is driving for the first time this year following heart surgery in mid-December. Last month, he was given a clean bill of health by doctors to participate in the March 8th race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The three-time winner in NASCAR's top division will once again be at the wheel of the No. 55 Aaron's 60th Anniversary Dream Machine Toyota, which was commandeered last week in Atlanta by Michael Waltrip Racing teammate Brett Moffitt to an eighth-place finish, and by team founder Michael Waltrip at the Daytona 500 on Feb...

Sport Clips Haircuts Scores As A Top 15 "Smartest-Growing" Brand In Franchise Times' "Fast And Serious" Ranking »

March 06, 2015 at 9:42AM PST | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

March 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // GEORGETOWN, Texas - Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation's leading franchise dedicated to men's and boys' hair care, is number 13 of 40 in the just-released Franchise Times "Fast and Serious" ranking of the "smartest-growing brands."
The trade media outlet utilizes a 10-point formula for identifying fast-growing franchise systems that also have "staying power." The proprietary formula takes into consideration percentage sales, dollar sales and numerical unit growth over the past three years, with more weight given to acceleration in years two and three. Database for the ranking is the Franchise Times "Top 200 plus 300" of the largest franchise systems by revenue.
In the report, Sport Clips' Founder and CEO Gordon Logan notes one of the company's reasons for growth is that, "We will not compromise" on the quality of franchisees nor the real estate locations selected...

Bruegger’s Bagels Bakes Green Bagels For St. Patrick’s Day »

March 06, 2015 at 9:24AM PST | Source: Bruegger's Bagels

Bakery Celebrates Annual Tradition March 14-17
March 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // BURLINGTON, Vt. – Bruegger’s Bagels, known for its authentic New York-style bagels, signature coffees and egg sandwiches, will once again offer green bagels to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day from Saturday, March 14, through Tuesday, March 17.
First sold in 1997 at a Pittsburgh Bruegger’s Bagels location, green bagels are made in the same authentic New York style as the bakery’s regular menu bagels -- kettle-boiled and baked fresh in small batches.
“Our green bagels are a fun, annual St. Patrick’s tradition that our customers have enjoyed for nearly 20 years,” said Judy Kadylak, vice president of marketing for Bruegger’s Bagels...

Sixt And MIAT Mongolian Airlines Launch International Partnership »

March 06, 2015 at 9:14AM PST | Source: Sixt

Cooperation opens the door to special benefits for customers of both companies.
March 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // Munich / Ulaanbaatar - Sixt, international provider of high-quality mobility services, with its presence in Mongolia launches a comprehensive worldwide partnership with MIAT Mongolian Airlines, the national carrier of Mongolia. The partnership will create special benefits of bonus miles and savings to loyalty members of both innovative companies. Sixt is the first international car rental company in Mongolia and exclusive partner of MIAT Mongolian Airline. Mongolia is partner country of this year´s ITB (Internationale Tourismus-Börse) Berlin, the world´s largest tourism trade fair.
The cooperation of Sixt and MIAT Mongolian Airlines allows customers significant advantages in their travels on land and in the air: Members of the MIAT-Bonus program Blue Sky Mongolia can earn with each car rental with Sixt 500 Blue Sky Mongolia Miles, they later on valuable rewards can use or further travel...

New Menchie’s Store In Marketplace At El Paseo Celebrates Grand Opening With Week Of Fun Festivities »

March 06, 2015 at 8:59AM PST | Source: Menchie's

Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Store Fulfills Cravings with Family-Friendly Treats
March 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // FRESNO, Calif. – Menchie’s, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, has opened its newest store in Fresno, CA at 6611 N. Riverside Drive, Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93722. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie’s is sure to become a Fresno favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie’s will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration from Saturday, March 14 to Friday, March 20, packed with free giveaways including t-shirts, Menchie’s merchandise, family-friendly activities and free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt...

Amramp: Accessibility – 402 West Broadway Center, San Diego »

March 06, 2015 at 8:29AM PST | Source: Amramp

Amramp Provides Rental Wheelchair Ramp Systems for pedestrians and wheelchair users for Acco Engineered Systems construction project.
March 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // San Diego, CA - Two Wheelchair Ramp Systems were provided on March 4, 2014 on the sidewalk at 402 West Broadway in San Diego. Over 56 feet of steel, modular Amramp Systems were used for two way traffic. The Ramp Systems will be rented for two months during the duration of the project. Each of the two ramp systems use a 4 x 4’ platform elevated at 12” to allow passage of duct work across the sidewalk. Twelve foot ramps are used on either side of the platform allowing pedestrians and wheelchair users to travel up the 12’ ramp, across the platform and then down the ramp to pass by the construction site...

With New Leadership, TruBlue Total House Care On Track To Double In Size In 2015 »

March 06, 2015 at 8:21AM PST | Source: TruBlue Total House Care

TruBlue Total House Care, which is on the fast-track to massive growth, provides complete house care and offers a concierge-like service model for homeowners. Services offered include maid services, home improvements, routine maintenance, landscaping and even emergency repairs.
Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) March 06, 2015 - With new leadership, a burgeoning group of franchise operators and an expanding corporate team, the TruBlue Total House Care franchise is expected to double in size by the end of 2015.
Mark Cottle was recently promoted to company president after serving as the brand’s Chief Operating Officer. In addition to Cottle’s change in position, the company has hired Carolyn Liedtke as TruBlue’s Senior Brand Marketing Manager...

Spring Is In Bloom At Cold Stone Creamery With A Bouquet Of Tasty Creations To Celebrate A New Season »

March 06, 2015 at 8:11AM PST | Source: Cold Stone Creamery

Welcome Spring with Red Velvet Cheesecake, Pink Champagne and Tart Cherry
March 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // Scottsdale, Ariz. – Are you ready for an ice cream spring fling after a long, cold winter season? The Spring Fling Creations™ at Cold Stone Creamery® (www.ColdStoneCreamery.com) will delight your taste buds with flavors made fresh in each of our stores.
Beginning March 4, Cold Stone Creamery introduces Red Velvet Cheesecake Ice Cream, Tart Cherry Frozen Yogurt and Pink Champagne Sorbet (non-alcoholic). Since spring is also a time to celebrate mom, Cold Stone Creamery has created a delicious A Kiss of Strawberry™ cake available in stores and online starting April 10 (through May 10).
“Springtime means many of our customers are looking for light and refreshing flavors, and our spring Creations™ are deliciously sweet,” said Kate Unger, senior vice president of marketing at Cold Stone Creamery...

The Joint Corp. To Present At The 27th Annual ROTH Conference »

March 06, 2015 at 7:32AM PST | Source: The Joint...the chiropractic place

THE JOINT CORP. TO PRESENT AT THE 27TH ANNUAL ROTH CONFERENCE
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Feb. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - The Joint Corp. (Nasdaq:JYNT), a national healthcare franchisor of chiropractic clinics, today announced that the Company's management will present at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference. The presentation will take place at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, Calif. on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. PT (7:30 p.m. ET).
Investors interested in arranging a meeting with the Company's management during this conference should contact the conference coordinator.
A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed by visiting "Event Calendar" in the Investors section on the Company's website at www.thejoint.com...

Hilton Garden Inn Reveals First Property In Memphis »

March 06, 2015 at 6:56AM PST | Source: Hilton Garden Inn

124-Room Hotel is Conveniently Located to Area Attractions
March 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // MEMPHIS, Tenn. and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning brand of upscale yet affordable hotels, announced today the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Memphis/Wolfchase Galleria, representing an addition to the brand’s growing portfolio of more than 600 hotels worldwide.
Hilton Garden Inn Memphis/Wolfchase Galleria is owned by Globus Partnership and managed by PGC Management, Inc. It is the brand's first property in Memphis.
“We are excited to welcome the new Hilton Garden Inn to our own backyard,” said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. “Memphis is home to Hilton Worldwide’s Shared Services Center, which manages four of the portfolio’s brands, including Hilton Garden Inn...

Buffalo Wild Wings Comes Alive With Launch Of New #WingWisdom Brand Campaign »

March 06, 2015 at 6:49AM PST | Source: Buffalo Wild Wings

Iconic Sports Bar and Restaurant Chain Debuts New Integrated Marketing Campaign for NCAA® March Madness®
MINNEAPOLIS - March 6, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Buffalo Wild Wings® (NASDAQ:BWLD) today introduced a new brand campaign entitled #WingWisdom™, that brings to life the company's unique take on sports, food, fandom and everything in between. As the "Official Hangout of NCAA® March Madness®," Buffalo Wild Wings is debuting the #WingWisdom platform through a fully integrated, college basketball-themed marketing campaign beginning on March 7 across television, social, digital, in-restaurant activations and on-site Final Four® experiences.
"Nowhere is sports more alive than at Buffalo Wild Wings and we wanted to leverage one of the biggest events on the sports calendar to bring our brand to life in new and unexpected ways," said Bob Ruhland, Vice President of Marketing at Buffalo Wild Wings...

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint Signs Agreements For Eight In Atlanta »

March 06, 2015 at 6:05AM PST | Source: Uncle Maddio's

Top Fast Casual Pizza Franchisor Continues Explosive Growth
Atlanta area residents Al Brown and Mike Haines recently signed agreements to build eight units in communities throughout metro-Atlanta. Combined with the number of existing units, Uncle Maddio’s plans to add at least 20 locations over the next few years, bringing its presence in Atlanta to 30.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 06, 2015 - While Atlanta has served as the starting point for Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint’s path as the nation’s fastest-growing fast casual pizzeria; the market continues to be a priority for the franchisor. Local residents Al Brown and Mike Haines recently signed agreements to build eight units in communities throughout metro-Atlanta...

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. And TriCore Solutions Kick Off Oracle Hosting Services Project »

March 06, 2015 at 6:02AM PST | Source: Arby's

TriCore Expands Food Services Presence
BOSTON, MA - (Marketwired - Mar 3, 2015) - TriCore Solutions, the application management experts, today announced that Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG) has selected TriCore for cloud-enabled application management hosting and DBA Managed Services of their Oracle E-Business Suite Environment supporting nearly 3,400 Arby's® restaurants worldwide that ARG operates or franchises.
TriCore offers a full suite of Oracle Managed Application Services including Oracle application hosting, cloud services, database managed services and business intelligence that helps companies realize the full benefits of their Oracle investment while gaining an agile infrastructure, controlling costs and improving overall service levels...

La Quinta Announces Key Marketing Hires »

March 06, 2015 at 5:55AM PST | Source: La Quinta Inn

IRVING, Texas - March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - La Quinta Inns & Suites hotels, a leading select service hotel brand that provides business and leisure travelers a comfortable, affordable and refreshing experience, announced the hiring of Vicki Cutwright as Vice President of Consumer Insights & Analytics and David Sims as Vice President of Loyalty Marketing. Both will be based at La Quinta's headquarters in Irving, Texas and will work cross-functionally across the organization to collaborate with members of the Marketing, Finance, Sales, Operations and Information Technology teams on various strategic initiatives.
As Vice President of Consumer Insights & Analytics, Ms. Cutwright will lead Guest Insights and Analysis for La Quinta Inns & Suites and will manage the brand's market research function as well as the internal analysis team responsible for measuring performance and providing actionable insights to drive incremental revenue and profit...

DoubleTree By Hilton To Open First Hotel On Spain’s Costa Del Sol »

March 06, 2015 at 5:48AM PST | Source: Doubletree Hotels, Suites, Resorts

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron Slated for Summer 2015
March 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // MALAGA, Spain and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide has reached an agreement with Reserva del Higuerón Servicios Hoteleros, S.L. which will see it bring its DoubleTree by Hilton brand to the Costa del Sol in Spain. DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron is expected to welcome its first guests in Summer 2015, following conversion under the upscale brand.
Located in the heart of Spain's popular Costa del Sol, and overlooking the bay of Fuengirola, the resort includes 177 guest rooms and suites, and established spa offering a luxury hydro circuit, a wellness center, and other leisure facilities besides multiple sports options...

Dale Carnegie Training® Launches The Industry’s First Competency-Based Professional Badging System »

March 06, 2015 at 5:41AM PST | Source: Dale Carnegie Training

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. - March 5, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dale Carnegie Training®, the leading global provider of classroom and online leadership, communication skills, sales and customer service training, has partnered with BadgeCert to offer digital badging on select courses, making it easy for business professionals to showcase their competencies and career development.
Just like a merit badge, digital badges present a validated display of learning achievements that travels with professionals regardless of employer, and can be placed on LinkedIn profiles, online and print resumes, social networks and professional association bios. All badges link back to a secure, personal learning portfolio that provides key data including how the badge was earned, related competencies, and date of issuance...

Helen Doron Announces Innovative Learning Materials With 'English Everywhere' »

March 06, 2015 at 5:07AM PST | Source: Helen Doron Group, The

Helen Doron® - known globally as the premier system for teaching English to children, announces English Everywhere, a variety of innovative learning resources designed to help children learn English wherever they happen to be.
(PRWEB) March 06, 2015 - English Everywhere is a unique and engaging supplement to Helen Doron English in-class programmes. With a unique methodology based on 30 years of experience, Helen Doron English offers the most wide-ranging courseware in the industry with programmes that enable children from infants to teens to become proficient and comfortable speaking, reading and writing English. The programmes are not only comprehensive, but also unique and innovative, taking into account children's individual learning styles...

Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt Featured At Nebo Credit Union’s Grand Opening »

March 06, 2015 at 5:00AM PST | Source: Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt

Sub Zero is partnering with the Nebo Credit Union to provide ice cream to those in attendance.
Spanish Fork, UT (PRWEB) March 05, 2015 - Local frozen dessert franchise Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt today announced their participation in Nebo Credit Union’s Grand Opening where they will provide an entertaining ice cream experience inside for the guests of Nebo Credit Union. Sub Zero’s attendance is sponsored by the Sub Zero Spanish Fork store. The event is on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 11:00A.M.-3:00PM, located at 463 East 1000 North Spanish Fork, Utah 84660.
"We are excited to welcome the new Nebo Credit Union to the Spanish Fork neighborhood,” said Ron Spann, Owner of Sub Zero Spanish Fork. “The old and new customers of Nebo Credit Union are invited inside for free Sub Zero ice cream and yogurt,” says Spann...

Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. To Announce Fourth Quarter 2014 Results On March 12, 2015 »

March 06, 2015 at 4:52AM PST | Source: Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc.

HOUSTON - March 05, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IRG) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.
The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing 888-670-2246 or for international callers by dialing 913-312-1496. A replay will be available one hour after the call and can be accessed by dialing 877-870-5176 or 858-384-5517 for international callers; the password is 1792516. The replay will be available until March 19, 2015. The call will also be webcast live from the Company's website at www.igniterestaurants.com under the “Investors” section.
About Ignite Restaurant Group
Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc...

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Announces Participation In The 27th Annual ROTH Conference »

March 06, 2015 at 4:39AM PST | Source: Build-A-Bear Workshop

ST. LOUIS - (BUSINESS WIRE) - March 5, 2015 - Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) today announced that the Company will be participating at the 27th Annual Roth Conference held at The Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 8:00 am Pacific Daylight Time. Sharon Price John, Chief Executive Officer, and Voin Todorovic, Chief Financial Officer, will host the presentation.
The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast live at http://IR.buildabear.com and remain available for ninety days.
About Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.
Founded in St. Louis in 1997, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is the only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience...



Hot Opportunities

Doc Popcorn Franchise Opportunity

Doc Popcorn
Doc Popcorn is revolutionizing the way people snack in high-traffic...

Add
Archadeck Franchise Opportunity

Archadeck
Archadeck is proud to be North America's leading designer and builder of...

Request Information
Oxi Fresh Franchise Opportunity

Oxi Fresh
OXI FRESH is a GREEN Carpet Cleaning Franchise and one of Entrepreneur's...

Add
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich Shops Franchise Opportunity

Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich Shops
Jimmy John's franchise success is built upon an unyielding commitment to...

Add
Pet Supplies Plus Franchise Opportunity

Pet Supplies Plus
With over twenty-five years of successful retail franchise experience and...

Add
Bricks 4 Kidz Franchise Opportunity

Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz provides project-based programs designed to teach principles...

Add
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza Franchise Opportunity

Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
The world's largest, fastest growing Take 'N' Bake pizza franchise is...

Add
Minuteman Press International Franchise Opportunity

Minuteman Press International
Minuteman Press has been the leader in the printing & graphics...

Add

The Franchise Buzz:

A Franchise Update Media Group Production Franchise Update Media Group | P.O. Box 20547 // San Jose, CA 95160 // PH. (408) 402-5681
Copyright © 2001 - 2015. All Rights Reserved. Site Hosting Provided By: wishVPS on FUMG3
0
Your Request List:
No Opportunities Saved