Bojangles’® Signs Franchise Development Agreement for Pennsylvania
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - December 01, 2016 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Bojangles’, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOJA), the popular growing restaurant operator and franchisor, today announced that it has signed a new multi-unit development agreement with Bo Forever, LLC of Yardley, Pennsylvania. According to the agreement, Bo Forever, LLC is scheduled to open four new Bojangles’ restaurants over the next four years in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania to potentially include locations in Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and Quakertown, Pa. The ownership group has extensive QSR and retail experience as they currently operate four restaurants and eight convenience stores.
“We are very excited to welcome the Bo Forever, LLC group to Bojangles’ family of franchisees,” said Randy Icard, Bojangles’ vice president of franchise development. “Our brand is growing and we anticipate entering several new markets over the next few years. So, we are actively looking for strong, successful business professionals, like the team at Bo Forever, to be part of the Bojangles’ team.”
For nearly 40 years, fans have enjoyed Bojangles’ proprietary, made-from-scratch products that offer a flavor profile unlike anything in the market. The menu features southern classics with Bojangles’ one-of-a-kind flavors, including fresh, never frozen, hand-breaded bone-in chicken, buttermilk biscuits made every twenty minutes, salads, sandwiches, flavorful fixin’s like green beans and Bojangles’ Cajun Pintos®, and Legendary Iced Tea® steeped the old-fashioned way.
Bojangles’ also recently unveiled its new restaurant design concept aimed at propelling the fast-growing chain to its next stage of success. Construction has already begun on the first new concept restaurant on Laurens Road in Greenville, S.C., where the new store will replace the existing Laurens Road location. The new 3,900-square-foot restaurant will boast a variety of features designed to greatly enhance the customer experience when it opens in early 2017.
For more information about franchising at Bojangles’, visit Bojangles.com/Franchising. Follow Bojangles’ on Twitter (@Bojangles1977) and Instagram (@Bojangles_1977).
About Bojangles’, Inc.
Bojangles’, Inc. is a highly differentiated and growing restaurant operator and franchisor dedicated to serving customers high-quality, craveable food made from our Southern recipes. Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, N.C., Bojangles’ serves menu items such as delicious, famous chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits, flavorful fixin's and Legendary Iced Tea®.At September 25, 2016, Bojangles’ had 699 system-wide restaurants, of which 301 were company-operated and 398 were franchised restaurants, primarily located in the Southeastern United States. For more information, visit www.bojangles.comor follow Bojangles’ on Facebook and Twitter.
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