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This Memorial Day weekend Kona Ice will introduce the most American way to enjoy a shaved-ice treat: a red, white and blue cup displaying the words to the Star-Spangled Banner, the country’s national anthem.
  • May 24th, 2017
  • By: Kona Ice
  • 26    0
Club Pilates, the largest and fastest-growing Pilates franchise in the world, announced today the signing of its 500th franchise agreement.
Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc., has been selected to serve on the Idealliance Board of Directors effective May 5.
Snap Fitness continues its dynamic global expansion with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for Indonesia, where it will begin operating later in 2017.
El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced a partnership with Adrian Gonzales, the Mexican-American All-Star first baseman.
Famous Toastery is gearing up to launch expansion plans under the new chief development officer, Jeff Panella.
Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services announced today the addition of Rich Helm as the new Manager of Franchise Development for the brand.
Sky Zone, creator of the world’s first indoor trampoline park, announces the opening of its latest location in Fairview Heights, Illinois.
  • May 18th, 2017
  • By: Sky Zone
  • 42    2
Romacorp, Inc. is thrilled to announce that Orlando Magazine has recognized the world’s largest casual dining chain specializing in ribs in the “Best Ribs” and “Best Place to Take Kids” categories.
Nearly three decades after first setting up shop in suburban Detroit, America’s fastest-growing and favorite neighborhood pet store is set to open up its 400th store this May in Coconut Creek, Fla.
Consistently recognized for its fast-paced growth in the immensely competitive $44B pizza industry, Marco’s Pizza has now secured its place as Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Best of the Best” franchise in the pizza category.
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Anago Cleaning Systems (Anago) is pleased to welcome its newest Master Franchise Owner in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Entrepreneur’s Source® (TES), North America’s leading alternative career coaching franchise, celebrated the 5th anniversary and 32nd event of Start A Business Weekend with the most recent virtual expo which ran in March.
DreamMaker® Bath and Kitchen’s home improvement franchises saw big gains in average sales last year.
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in the greater Kansas City region.
AAMCO Transmissions, Inc. (“AAMCO”), announced today it has been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as a 2017 “Best of the Best,” ranking at the top of its industry category for the third consecutive year.
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, is bringing its fresh chicken tenders and wings with unrivaled flavor to Chandler, Arizona.
Paul Davis is pleased to announce that it has received a Multiple Award Schedule / Federal Supply Schedule contract from the General Services Administration (GSA).
Waxing The City, a franchise devoted solely to the art of waxing, announces its exclusive, complete line of eyebrow products - pencil, powder, highlighter pencil, gel, brush and sharpener - designed to create “Brows that Wow.”
Discovery Point, a leading childcare franchise, plans to contribute to the growing industry through franchise expansion in key Texas markets, including Houston.
Mark W. Davis, chairman and CEO of PuroClean, is set to speak at the Nexxus Solution Group’s national conference on May 16, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.
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PuroClean plans to add two new franchises, specifically in the Tallahassee and Panama City markets to support the enormous volume of claims in those regions, announced Mark W. Davis, Chairman & CEO of PuroClean.
El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading firegrilled chicken chain, today announced the Company is bringing back its annual Grill Master Challenge.
Mamoun’s Falafel, the fastest growing Middle Eastern fast casual restaurant in North America, has signed a multi-unit deal to expand their franchise into Northern California.
Heading into a new era of domestic and international growth, Massage Envy is actively recruiting franchisees to open clinics in new U.S. and overseas markets.
milliCare Floor & Textile Care, a network of global franchisees, recently held its annual Exchange conference at Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida, May 4-6.
Scooter’s Coffee, the Midwest-based coffee franchise that has experienced tremendous growth over the past year, will increase its Texas presence with the company’s latest Grand Opening at 4740 S Colony Blvd. on Friday, May 12.
The professionals at Window World of Tidewater, the local exterior remodeling experts, have compiled a list of key improvements that’ll make your home stand out (in a good way).
Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s, announces the company’s newest licensing deal with Ruprecht Company, the oldest and most renowned operating meat processor and food manufacturer in the Chicago area.
Jim Odom, owner of the Archadeck of Austin location in Austin, Texas, and his team were awarded Archadeck Outdoor Living's Design Excellence award in the deck category.

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