A&W Restaurants Franchise News

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A&W Restaurants Inc. has just launched an expanded, multi-faceted franchising strategy that builds on its success since being acquired from YUM! brands.
  • Dec 13th, 2017
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A&W Restaurants, Inc. is getting into the holiday spirit with its 30 Days of Giveaways sweepstakes.
  • Dec 4th, 2017
  • 11    0
In a testament to its original craft beverage roots, freshly made Root Beer is now being served at all A&W restaurant locations across the globe, including 630 in the U.S.
  • Aug 18th, 2017
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A&W Restaurants nationwide are partnering with DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to celebrate National Root Beer Float Day, Sunday, August 6.
  • Jul 7th, 2017
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Frosty mugs of A&W Root Beer will make summer more refreshing for guests at the seven A&W Restaurants that have opened so far in 2017.
  • May 15th, 2017
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For the first time in more than 10 years, A&W Restaurants is reporting system-wide revenue and store count growth.
  • Feb 7th, 2017
  • 59    2
A&W Restaurants, Inc. will soon celebrate its five-year anniversary under franchisee ownership.
  • Dec 12th, 2016
  • 37    0
A&W Restaurants has a new promotion that will heat holiday diners up and cool them down: a new Spicy Papa Burger that perfectly complements chilly Peppermint Treats made with Oreo.
  • Nov 28th, 2016
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A&W Restaurants, Inc. announced today that participating A&W restaurants across the United States will celebrate National Root Beer Float Day on August 6th by giving away Free Root Beer Floats.
  • Jul 19th, 2016
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A&W® Restaurants is proud to announce that the chain collected $250,000 in donations for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) this year.
  • Oct 27th, 2015
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A&W Restaurants, Inc. announced that for the third consecutive year, participating A&W restaurants in the United States will celebrate National Root Beer Float Day on August 6th by giving away FREE Root Beer Floats and supporting Wounded Warrior..
  • Jul 7th, 2015
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A&W® Restaurants is proud to announce that the chain collected $200,000 in donations for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) during its National Root Beer Float Day celebration.
  • Oct 9th, 2014
  • 16    0
A&W Restaurants, Inc. announced that for the second consecutive year, participating A&W restaurants in the United States will celebrate National Root Beer Float Day on Wednesday, August 6.
  • Jul 1st, 2014
  • 16    0
A&W Restaurants, Inc., America’s oldest franchise restaurant brand, will celebrate National Root Beer Float Day on Tuesday, August 6, by giving away free root beer floats.
  • Jul 31st, 2013
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A&W Restaurants, Inc., America’s oldest franchise restaurant brand, today announced that participating US A&W restaurants will celebrate August 6, 2013 as National Root Beer Float Day by giving away Root Beer Floats.
  • Jul 2nd, 2013
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3Seventy, a leading provider of mobile engagement solutions, announced today the launch of a new SMS marketing campaign for Harman Management, the owner of A&W Burger franchises with almost 200 locations on the west coast.
  • Jun 28th, 2012
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Former Sonic Drive-In Restaurants owner Matt Williams opened a state of the art "3-D" A&W Restaurants Drive-In, 421 W. Northland Ave., , Appleton. The new A&W is part of a multi-unit expansion planned for Wisconsin by Williams. Earlier this year h
  • Sep 9th, 2009
  • 172    6
Patrick Nickleson, a native of Marshall, MN and former corporate chef for a grocery store chain, will open his fourth A&W Restaurant, the original drive-in, at 9061 Buchanan Trail, Inner Grove Heights, MN on August 10, 2009. A&W Restaurants, which
  • Aug 11th, 2009
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A&W Restaurants, home of the Original Drive In, Draft A&W Root Beer and Root Beer Floats, is kicking off its 90th Anniversary Weekend with a FREE Float Day, this Friday, June 19 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, June 21, Father's Day, A&W..
  • Jun 18th, 2009
  • 182    5
A&W Restaurants, home of the Original Drive In, Draft A&W Root Beer and Root Beer Floats, is kicking off its 90th Anniversary Weekend with a FREE Float Day, this Friday, June 19 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, June 21, Father's Day, A&W..
  • Jun 17th, 2009
  • 436    114
A&W Restaurants, celebrating its 90th anniversary, continues to celebrate with opportunities for entrepreneurs by announcing their plans for 10 state-of-the-art drive-ins in Minneapolis. The plans were announced at the ReCon___Global Real Estate...
  • May 21st, 2009
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A&W Restaurants, Inc., which is celebrating its 90th anniversary by introducing a new state of the art drive-in concept, has been approved by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) for listing on the SBA Franchise Registry.
  • May 6th, 2009
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A&W Restaurants, founded in Lodi, CA in 1919, continued its 90th anniversary celebration by announcing their plan to open 12 state-of- the- art drive-ins in Milwaukee by the end of 2010.
  • Mar 30th, 2009
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You might say A&W Draft Root Beer runs in the veins of Jimmy Brajdic, a Wisconsin native and A&W Restaurants Franchisee. As the second generation franchisee to own and operate an A&W Drive-In for the last 25-years, it is only fitting that Braj
  • Mar 24th, 2009
  • 110    5
Matt Williams, an Oklahoma native, who spent a decade with Sonic Drive-In Restaurants opened a state of the art "3-D" A&W Restaurants Drive-In, yesterday, at 1462 Appleton Road, here. The new A&W is part of a multi-unit expansion planned for Wisco
  • Feb 20th, 2009
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A&W Restaurants, founded in Lodi, CA in 1919, will kick off its 90th anniversary celebration by announcing its plans to open 15 state-of- the- art drive-ins in 2009 during the annual International Franchise Association (IFA) Convention being held here
  • Feb 3rd, 2009
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A&W Restaurant has teamed up with experiential advertising company GoMobile Advertising to use innovative mobile billboards and a moving 1950s dinner to deliver free samples of new A&W slushees to Yakima area.
  • Jul 23rd, 2008
  • 305    1
Sharing a burger recipe passed down from his mother resulted in a V.I.P. trip to A&W® Restaurants headquarters for a Michigan man. Kevin Lindsey, 39, entered a national A&W contest asking customers to create their own A&W burger recipes, a
  • Oct 31st, 2007
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The A&W® brand was founded in 1919, and A&W® All American Food® is famous for serving a signature frosty mug root beer float and All American pure-beef hamburgers and hot dogs.

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