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Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today it has appointed Barbara Blackwell as director of catering.
The Pizza Press, a leading fast-casual, build-your-own pizza restaurant, has announced aggressive development plans aiming to bring 20 locations to Florida.
According to the American Association of Caregiving Youth, more than 1.3 million kids between the ages of eight and 18 in the United States care for a parent, grandparent or sibling with a disability or illness.
Depending on where you live, it may or may not feel quite like springtime yet, but after a long winter spent indoors, it’s definitely the right time to start freshening up your living space with a good spring cleaning.
Cambria Hotels celebrated its second grand opening in the Phoenix area in back-to-back months by debuting the 136-room Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler - Fashion Center.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with Cimarron Investments, LLC to develop a unique, new Clarion Hotel in downtown Columbia, Pa.
GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC) (the "Company") reported consolidated revenue of $607.5 million in the first quarter of 2018, compared with consolidated revenue of $654.9 million in the first quarter of 2017.
- Apr 26th, 2018
- By: GNC
Michael Plummer, Jr., CEO of Our Town America, the nation’s first and fastest growing new mover marketing franchise, is providing valuable insight and observations in his new role on the Forbes Technology Council.
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.
Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) announced results for the first quarter of fiscal 2018, comprised of strong growth in same store sales, global store counts and earnings per share.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2018.
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Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2018.
LunchboxWax announced its first North Carolina location will open in May 2018 in Winston-Salem, NC, to serve men and women who are mindful about the places they go and people they choose for body waxing.
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend to shareholders.
Oliver Romano has taken his business to the next level – literally. Romano had started a Tier 2, mobile-only Pirtek location in March 2017 and is now operating a full, Tier 1 Service & Supply Center in Grand Rapids, MI.
Welcomemat Services, the Atlanta-based new mover marketing franchise is emphasizing upgrades to its award winning new mover program and the launch of four new data-driven revenue streams.
As part of its long-term growth plan, Primrose Schools has identified more than 200 mid-sized markets as the next target for company growth.
ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, announced that Knipe Realty, a market leader in the Pacific Northwest, with 4 offices across Oregon and Washington, has joined ERA Real Estate.
- Apr 25th, 2018
- By: ERA
To encourage pet adoption in the United States and further its commitment to providing healthier homes for families and their pets, Chem-Dry launched a Cleaning for the Paws initiative.
In 1986, shoulder pads were in, gas was under 90 cents a gallon, and Bojangles’ (NASDAQ: BOJA) served the very first one-of-a-kind Cajun Filet Biscuit®.
Dental Fix Rx, a fast-growing national mobile dental equipment repair franchise, has officially signed an agreement with Cody Elliott, a Phoenix-based entrepreneur to open a franchise territory in the State of Arizona.
Curry Up Now has announced an additional multi-unit deal that will expand the innovative Indian concept to Southern California and further penetrate the brand’s entire home state.
Kory Arntson, owner of Handyman Matters of Portland, was recognized at the Handyman Matters National Convention for their continued dedication and success within the franchise system.
Pearle Vision announced today it has signed an agreement with multi-unit franchisees Ryan Yauger, Dr. David Tabeling, and Dr. David Blair to open a new Pearle Vision EyeCare Center on the main campus of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC) (the "Company") today announced that its Special Meeting of Stockholders scheduled for and convened on April 25, 2018 was adjourned until 10:00 A.M., Eastern Time, on May 9, 2018.
- Apr 25th, 2018
- By: GNC
First Watch Restaurants, the popular breakfast, brunch and lunch concept, announced that it will open the doors to its newest restaurant this Saturday, April 28.
Melt Shop, the pioneers of the melted sandwich movement, announced today that its newest franchised restaurant is now open in Fahaheel, Kuwait.
Naranga, a leader in franchise management software, and The Honey Baked Ham Company® have recently announced their new partnership.
Discovery Map, International, the leading provider of curated guides to top tourist attractions, cities and towns throughout North America, recently announced its newest map, Discovery Map of El Paso.
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today released its preliminary U.S. tax results, which reflect overall tax return volume growth compared to the prior year.