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Capriotti's Sandwich Shop is set to expand its legacy brand on an international scale with plans to develop the fast casual franchise in Mexico.
  • Helen Bond
  • 1,647
Multi-Unit Operator Takes Over Atlanta La Madeleine Locations as Part of Brand’s Refranchising Program and Plans to Open 15 More Units In Atlanta and North Carolina.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,714
The last installment of this series is focused on lending and operations, and their importance in driving value in the business.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 1,504
Arby's franchisee Joe Brumit has a winning formula, one that's been nearly 30 years in the making. "We focus on the basics of running good restaurants," he says. "And we really pride ourselves on developing people."
  • Helen Bond
  • 8,522
Relationships With Franchisors, Customers, And The Community Are One Of The Most Important Aspects Of Success And Critical To Driving Long-Term Value.
  • Kendall Rawls
  • 3,339
Multi-unit and multi-brand operators continue to grow in both numbers and size--and so does attendance at the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference.
  • Eddy Goldberg
  • 2,007
NRD Capital Management Closes its Second Fund. The New $100 Million Fund Will Invest in Restaurant Concepts as Well as New and Emerging Markets Like Healthcare Franchising.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,912
Dinesh Goswami and his partners with AR Pizza, LLC, already successfully operate 47 Popeye's Chicken locations and eight Arby's restaurants.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 2,114
So you want to build your business by adding another brand? Maybe two? While the ROI must make sense, seasoned multi-brand franchisees say the key to franchise happiness begins with finding the right fit, from values and culture to matching personal and financial goals with the brand’s.
  • Helen Bond
  • 2,113
Irish Beef, Inc., buys 8 Arby's Restaurants and Signs a Development Agreement to Open 4 More Restaurants in the Tucson Market in the Next 3 Years.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 2,255
10 Ways To Solve the Puzzle of Building Enterprise Value and Long-term Sustainable Success for Your Business.
  • Doug Howe
  • 2,063
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Buffalo Wild Wings' largest franchisee opens newest location in Florida and now operates 65 restaurants across five states.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,569
GPS Hospitality To Acquire 11 More Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Restaurants in Georgia. The Burger King and Popeyes Franchisee Is Nearing 400 Locations.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,188
Pizza Hut's largest franchisee acquires 140 more Wendy's locations, growing to 1,136 Pizza Hut locations in 28 states and 386 Wendy's units in 7 states.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 2,353
New El Pollo Loco restaurant is the fourth for Texas-based multi-unit operator Chicken Time Holdings.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 2,678
Multi-Unit Franchisee Mark Molina Acquires His Fourth Orangetheory Fitness Studio In Connecticut. The Award-Winning Franchisee Is Helping The Brand Double the State's Studio Count This Year.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 2,933
Arby's Largest Franchisee Acquires 10 More Units in The West. US Beef Now Operates 360 Arby's Locations.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 1,894
When multi-unit franchisee Rahul Marwah opened New York City's first-ever Denny's on the bottom floor of a high-end condo building in August 2014, the diner made headlines for its swanky décor, craft cocktails, and a $300 Grand "Cru" Slam breakfast for two, paired with a pricey bottle of Dom Perignon.
  • By Helen Bond
  • 3,142
Utah-based Four Foods Group acquires 48 Little Caesars in Alabama and Louisiana. The company now operates 97 restaurants throughout Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Alabama, and Louisiana.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 18,509
Husband and wife area developers for Tropical Smoothie Café in Michigan and Ohio are now on the grow in Colorado. They already have 58 locations in their markets and 39 more cafes in development.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 26,173
Your ability to stay focused on your strategic plan and leverage your resources of time, people, and money efficiently is essential to successfully growing your multi-unit operation.
  • By Jeff Bannon
  • 25,211
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La Madeleine Turning to Refranchising and Looking for Multi-Unit Operators to Spur Rapid Growth in an Effort to Double the Brand's Size in 5 Years.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 23,732
Marco's Pizza Teams Up With Multi-Unit Franchisee and Area Representative To Ramp Up the Brand's Growth in Montana.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 24,105
The only guaranteed way to be prepared for a change in leadership that doesn't create culture shock is through forethought and planning.
  • By Kendall Rawls
  • 31,215
Local and federal laws are growing and affecting franchise operations in an increasing manner. Franchisees must be aware of the laws that affect them and be in compliance or risk dire consequences.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 29,527
Texas-based multi-concept franchisee builds portfolio by purchasing 53 San Antonio Sonic locations as part of the brand's refranchising efforts.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 20,180
If a solid franchise system is the backbone of a brand, an efficient, smoothly working infrastructure is the heart of a multi-unit franchisee operation.
  • By Helen Bond
  • 19,217
Buffalo Wild Wings turns to refranchising with sale of about 60 company-owned outlets to its franchisees.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 15,176
Dallas' Henry Investment Group adds Salata salad brand to its expanding franchise portfolio with a new deal to bring 20 units of the brand to the Atlanta area in the coming years.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 14,826
Change is inevitable and there are always unknowns and the unpredictable to navigate. This should not be a hindrance to developing and executing a strategic plan for your business.
  • By Kendall Rawls
  • 13,315
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