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The holidays are right around the corner and Christmas Decor, the nation’s leading holiday lighting and decorating company, is gearing up for a busy season.
Hilton announced the opening of Conrad Hangzhou Tonglu, a new hillside resort with 79 spacious suites, including 11 villas. The hotel offers a natural haven nestled beside the picturesque Fenshui Tianxi Lake in Tonglu.
Known for doing things big, Randy’s Donuts, the world’s most recognized donut shop, announced it will be offering guests a free donut and cup of coffee to celebrate the launch of their new store opening in Downey.
N-Hance Wood Refinishing has announced plans to add 25 new territories throughout Texas, secured through strategic franchise partnerships, within the next three years.
The donations are part of the Brand It Blue Initiative, an endeavor of the company’s philanthropic committee.
Park Inn by Radisson, Radisson Hotel Group’s upper midscale hotel brand, is pleased to announce that the renovation of the four-star Park Inn by Radisson, Sheremetyevo Airport Moscow in Russia is now complete.
Any Lab Test Now®, a national franchise offering retail direct-access lab testing, just landed on the Franchise Times Top 200+ for the fourth year in a row, and is standing out as a top performer in the health and medical industry.
While signaling the end of 2019’s peak selling season, September home sales rose 8.1% year-over-year - the largest year-over-year increase since November 2016.
Venture X, a premium membership-based workspace community for entrepreneurs and businesses, recently announced plans for a grand opening at their newest location in Pleasanton, CA.
Marriott International announced today the company has reached an agreement with the board of Elegant Hotels Group plc on the terms of a recommended all cash offer for Elegant.
This week Wendy's is bringing its beloved Carolina Classic Burger to all restaurant menus across North and South Carolina.
Coolgreens - the healthy lifestyle eatery that “feeds your life” - announced today that it has promoted Amanda Powell to vice president of operations after she joined the team in June 2018 as director of operations and training.
Team Penske and Pirtek announced a multi-year partnership that will bring Pirtek’s familiar blue and yellow colors to the NASCAR Cup Series as a primary sponsor with Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 Ford Mustang for two races during the 2020 season.
atherine Monson, CEO at FASTSIGNS International, Inc. and Vice-Chair of the International Franchise Association (IFA), recently spoke at the 2nd Annual Franchise and Multi-Location Growth Summit hosted by Google and Location3.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed a 10-year extension of its existing master franchising agreement with Choice Hotels Japan and expects to open more than 30 new Comfort hotels in the market by 2033.
Today, Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, announced it has enhanced capability to micro-target direct mail and email marketing efforts.
FirstLight® Home Care, the leading national provider of non-medical home care, has been named by Franchise Business Review as a Top Franchise for Veterans, a Top Senior Care Franchise and one of the year’s Most Innovative Franchises.
Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT) one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S. and home of the Judgement Free Zone®, has been recognized for excellence in customer service and growth.
The Alzheimer’s Association has renewed its recognition of DementiaWise® created by ComForCare, a premier provider of in-home care.
Cookies by Design® today announced its first multi-unit International Master Franchise Agreement for development of the Ontario, Canada market.
Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of the first Radisson-branded hotel in Russia.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that the company entered into a management agreement with Ikeda Hotel Management Co., Ltd. to open DoubleTree by Hilton Toyama in 2022.
American Dairy Queen (ADQ) announced today that it has been ranked in the top 30 of the Franchise Times’ Top 200+ list.
Farmer Boys, the Southern California-based fast casual concept known for its award-winning burgers and exceptional service, will open doors at 23190 Cajalco Expressway in Perris, Calif. in November.
FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc. (“FAT Brands” or the “Company”), parent company of Fatburger, is proud to announce its latest menu addition, vegan milkshakes.
Restoration 1®, one of the fastest-growing and most-trusted restoration franchises in North America, announces the first franchisee to also purchase complementary business, bluefrog Plumbing + Drain.
Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced the launch of its newly developed marketing suite, Current by Sotheby's International Realty®.
Clean Juice kicks off the launch of its limited-time fall menu by debuting its first-ever seasonal Greenoa™ Bowl.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has purchased the 270-room W New York – Union Square in the heart of Manhattan's dynamic Union Square neighborhood.
Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED) will announce financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 on Thursday, November 7, 2019, after market close.