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Franchise Industry Growth & Expansion

Thriving franchise companies in search of growth opportunities know that well-executed expansion strategies are key to their continued success. Here's where you'll find the latest news as franchisors issue press releases announcing their growth, new unit openings, development strategies, and the regions and territories where they're offering franchising opportunities to both new and existing franchisees.

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened just south of Monkey Junction in Masonboro Commons Shopping Center near Ashley High School on July 19.
FASTSIGNS International, Inc. announced that it opened 17 centers across the U.S., Canada, and England in the first half of 2017.
Office Evolution has partnered with Nashville business leader, Mike Patenaude, to open a new business center in west Nashville’s Stocking 51 campus developed by Nathan Lyons and his Vintage South Development.
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in North Richland Hills on July 19.
Pieology, the creator of personally-inspired pizzas, announces its newest location at 488 Howe Ave. in Sacramento, CA.
Taziki's Mediterranean Café unveiled a new interior design this week at the grand opening of its 77th location in Alabaster, AL.
The Flame Broiler, known for serving simple, healthy and delicious rice bowls while on the go, continues its expansion with a new location in the Highland Park area of Los Angeles, CA.
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Los Angeles on July 19.
Senior Helpers®, one of the nation’s premier providers of personalized in-home senior care, today announced the official opening of its Southwest Ohio location, to be managed and operated by Gary Winkler and Woody Bowling.
Urban Float – a hydro-therapy floatation spa franchise based in Seattle – has announced plans to open the country’s largest float pod facility.
The Carving Board Sandwiches, a fast-casual restaurant that provides comfort food sandwiches of the highest quality, has announced plans to bring over 20 franchise locations to the San Francisco Bay area over the next five years.
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Pirtek, the world’s leading fluid transfer solutions company, has a new owner operating its Pirtek Palo Verde location in Tucson.
Filta Environmental Kitchen solutions, the world leader in commercial fryer and cooking oil management, today, announced the opening of a new franchise location along the eastern shore of Delaware.
Philly Pretzel Factory is announcing the opening of three new locations in the 30th Street Station, one of the busiest intercity passenger railroad facilities in the United States.
Make Believe Worldwide Ltd are moving their Head Office premises to London’s iconic borough of Newham and home of the London 2012 Olympics, The Stratford Circus Theatre.
Amsterdam Falafelshop, the nationally-celebrated, iconic top-it-yourself falafel fast-casual restaurant, announced that it has opened its first Florida location in South Beach’s Flamingo/Lummus district.
Jennifer Bradley is the proud new owner of BirthdayPak of Dallas/Fort Worth and is looking forward to bringing BirthdayPak to the Dallas area in the near future.
Wayback Burgers, one of the nation’s fastest growing burger franchises, is setting the bar higher than ever in 2017, winning coveted industry awards and growing their franchise system in the US and abroad at breakneck speed.
Window Genie announces the grand opening of its newest location in Sarasota. Ryan Bates is the owner.
Pet Supplies Plus, centered squarely as an industry mover, is catering to the rising number of “pet parents” - which has reached 84.6 million homes, equating to 68 percent of the U.S. population.
theCoderSchool has announced that a new school is set to open on July 24 in Natick, MA.
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Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced today that its first shop in Columbia will be open to the public on Tuesday, July 25.
Fazoli’s, America's largest fast casual Italian chain, announced today the opening of its newest franchised restaurant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota - marking the brand’s first location in the state.
Murphy Business & Financial Corporation LLC (MB&FC) recently announced the opening of an office serving Central St. Louis.
Tamara Salume will be teaching Kinderdance programs to children in the country of Guatemala.
Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School® preschool system, announces its latest school in Wesley Chapel, Fl is open.
Meat fanatics rejoice! Bacon Bros. Public House is looking at Charlotte for its next expansion wave.
McAlister’s Deli®, a leading fast casual chain, is expanding its presence in Virginia with the opening of its newest restaurant in Fairfax at 10691 Braddock Road, on July 24.
On Saturday, July 15, Giant Tiger celebrated the official opening of a new store in Prince Albert.
Lapels Dry Cleaning recently opened a full-service, environmentally friendly dry cleaning satellite store at 9107 FM 723 Rd, Richmond, Texas on June 10.

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