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Valvoline Inc. announced today that is has acquired a quick lube location in Southeast Washington that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
October 3rd, 2019
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.A) today announced that it has successfully closed the previously announced acquisition of Party City's Canadian business.
October 3rd, 2019
Driven Brands, North America’s leading group of automotive aftermarket brands, today announced its acquisition of ABRA Automotive Systems LP, the franchising subsidiary of ABRA Auto Body Repair of America (‘ABRA’).
October 2nd, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today that is has acquired a quick lube location in the Detroit market that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
October 2nd, 2019
I Heart Mac & Cheese announced the sale of its Tallahassee, Florida corporate store to franchise group Fidelity Enterprises LLC.
September 19th, 2019
Muscle Maker Grill announced the acquisition of one of its previously franchise-owned locations in Midtown Manhattan. The now corporate-owned restaurant is located at 1099 2nd Ave in New York, NY.
September 19th, 2019
Best Life Brands, LLC has completed the acquisition of Blue Moon Estate Sales, the nation's industry-leading estate sale franchise based in North Carolina.
September 19th, 2019
Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE), completed its holding company reorganization whereby Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. became a wholly owned subsidiary of a new public holding company, BBQ Holdings, Inc.
September 17th, 2019
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Hoffman Southwest is Roto-Rooter's largest independent franchise operator. The acquisition means that Roto-Rooter takes over fourteen franchise service operations in the western U.S.
September 16th, 2019
ZorAbility, an advisory and investment strategy firm for emerging franchise brands, announced it has acquired GetFried, a 12-unit, French fry-focused, quick service restaurant concept. Terms of the deal were finalized June 25, 2019.
September 16th, 2019
Matt Woodcock is ready to help Fibrenew enter next-level franchise growth mode.
September 13th, 2019
Mobile and facility-based, professional dog training businesses The Dog Wizard and The Upbeat K9™ recently merged to create the third-largest franchised dog training company in the United States.
September 9th, 2019
Today, Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), a leader in the casual dining industry, completed the acquisition of 116 Chili's® Grill & Bar restaurants from its 14-year franchisee, ERJ Dining.
September 5th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Metrolube Companies, has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
September 4th, 2019
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Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that, following the completion of the planned spin-off of Old Navy, the new public company, currently referred to as NewCo, will retain the Gap Inc. name.
August 29th, 2019
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced today that its largest franchisee and the number one Greater Houston Metropolitan area brokerage Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene has merged with Heritage Texas Properties.
August 27th, 2019
Liberty Tax, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive purchase agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) whereby Liberty Tax will acquire Sears Hometown’s Outlet business as well as its Buddy’s Home...
August 27th, 2019
Valvoline Inc announced today that is has acquired a quick lube in The Woodlands area of metro Houston that is now operating as a company-owned Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
August 26th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain business assets of Minit Lube in Alberta, Canada.
August 22nd, 2019
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FLWS), a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect and celebrate, today announced that it has completed its purchase of the Shari’s Berries brand.
August 15th, 2019
Liberty Tax, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Liberty Tax will acquire The Vitamin Shoppe in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $208 million.
August 8th, 2019
Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA today announced that it has acquired Cognitran Limited (“Cognitran”) for approximately $31 million in cash.
August 8th, 2019
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. reported that it was the successful bidder at the auction held on July 31, 2019 for certain assets of the gourmet food business of the FTD Companies, Inc. (“FTD”), including the Shari’s Berries brand.
August 5th, 2019
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Look Good Brands, LLC announces the acquisition of Salt Lake City based Legends Boxing in their on-going plan to bring beauty, health and fitness brands together.
July 18th, 2019
RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) today announced the appointment of Frederic F. (Jake) Brace to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
July 18th, 2019
True REST Float Spa, the nation’s largest float spa brand with locations across the nation, recently finalized its acquisition of The Float Studio in Ocean Township, NJ.
July 16th, 2019
Liberty Tax, Inc. announced that it has entered into definitive documentation with affiliates of Vintage Capital Management, LLC.
July 11th, 2019
Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), a leader in the casual dining industry, announced it has executed a letter of intent to acquire 116 Chili's® Grill & Bar restaurants from its 14-year franchisee, ERJ Dining.
July 11th, 2019
JM Family Enterprises, Inc has acquired Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), the parent of the Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living®, Concrete Craft® and AdvantaClean® brands.
July 11th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Galena Companies, has acquired two quick-lube locations in the Philadelphia metro area that are now operating as Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service centers.
July 2nd, 2019
Roto-Rooter Services Company announced it has acquired the formerly independent Roto-Rooter franchise serving Alameda County and portions of southwestern San Joaquin County, California.
July 1st, 2019
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Wave HQ Inc. (formerly known as Wave Financial Inc., “Wave”).
July 1st, 2019
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Florida-based QSR Group Holdings, LLC ("QSR") recently closed an acquisition of 45 existing Church's Chicken® restaurants previously operated by Falcon Holdings, LLC and its affiliates.
June 26th, 2019
Take 5 Oil Change announced its acquisition of Advance Kwik Lube, a chain of quick lube and automotive service centers with 25 total locations in Dallas/Fort Worth, Midland-Odessa, Amarillo and Lubbock, Texas.
June 24th, 2019
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Maturo Realty Group announced today the acquisition of Smithville All Pro, Realtors®.
June 20th, 2019
AlphaGraphics, Inc., an MBE Worldwide company, announced today the acquisition of Print Speak by its parent company, U.S. Business Holdings, Inc.
June 19th, 2019
Xpressdocs Partners, Ltd, a Texas based provider of tech-enabled direct marketing and brand management solutions announced the acquisition of Amazingmail, an Arizona based provider of direct mail solutions.
June 12th, 2019
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wave Financial Inc. (“Wave”).
June 11th, 2019
La Quinta by Wyndham today announcing plans to introduce its upper-midscale flag to the Caribbean for the first time while welcoming an additional nine new hotels to its growing U.S. portfolio.
June 3rd, 2019
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate announced today it has empowered another strategic acquisition for a valued member of its network, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Haven Properties.
May 30th, 2019
MTY Food Group Inc. (“MTY”) (TSX:MTY) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc.
May 24th, 2019
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the organization of a new, dedicated lifestyle division, which brings together Hyatt’s and former Two Roads Hospitality’s lifestyle brands.
May 23rd, 2019
Trivest Partners and Massage Envy, the leading provider of therapeutic massage and skin care services across its franchise network, are pleased to announce a new multi-unit agreement.
May 7th, 2019
AlphaGraphics, Inc. - a worldwide print and marketing franchise - announced today that it has acquired a majority interest in one of its franchisees, Wet Ink Corporation, which operates three centers located in the Greater Denver Metro area.
May 2nd, 2019
Engel & Völkers Americas today announced it has acquired the brand’s California master franchise rights, inclusive of 26 real estate shops and more than 500 advisors, from previous owner Mathias Bode.
April 29th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Ivy Lane Corporation, has acquired a quick-lube location in LaGrange, Illinois that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
April 24th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today that is has acquired a quick lube location in the Detroit market that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
April 23rd, 2019
Ron Trombetti acquired the Pirtek Service & Supply Center in March.
April 22nd, 2019
OpenWorks, a leading national commercial cleaning and facility services franchise, welcomes finance industry veteran, Bryan McMahon as its new Chief Financial Officer.
April 17th, 2019
DELIA’s Cleaners, the largest dry cleaning operation in Arizona, has formally joined Tide® Cleaners.
April 12th, 2019
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MTY Food Group Inc. and Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which MTY would acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Papa Murphy’s.
April 11th, 2019
Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it has reached terms to acquire the assets of Print Mates, LLC.
April 9th, 2019
Snap-on Incorporated announced that it has acquired Power Hawk Technologies, Inc. (“Power Hawk”).
April 4th, 2019
BrightStar Care, the nation’s leading in-home care franchise, is igniting its growth strategy of targeting independent in-home care agencies that make viable candidates to convert to the BrightStar Care system.
April 1st, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced that is has acquired a quick lube location in Michigan that is now operating as Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
March 27th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Wichita, Kansas.
March 26th, 2019
David Herbert, owner of Pirtek Altamonte Springs, has expanded his business in Florida with the acquisition of two more franchises: Pirtek Tampa and Pirtek Pinellas.
March 26th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Metrolube Companies, has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Florida.
March 25th, 2019
Launch Trampoline Park - a leading family entertainment and action park franchise - announced today that it has acquired Michigan-based AirTime Trampoline & Game Park.
March 22nd, 2019
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Valvoline Inc. announced that is has acquired two quick lube locations in the Houston area, that are now operating as Valvoline Instant Oil Change SM (VIOC) service centers.
March 18th, 2019
Melt Shop announced that Villa Restaurant Group (VRG) has assumed ownership of its restaurant at Woodbury Common, a Simon Mall in Central Valley, New York.
March 12th, 2019
Hamra Enterprises, a franchisee of Panera Bread today announced it has acquired 13 Panera Bread cafés located in Memphis, Tennessee with stores also located in Jonesboro, Arkansas and Mississippi.
March 7th, 2019
HomeSmart International announced it has launched a massive nationwide acquisition strategy across its corporate and franchise locations.
March 5th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today that it plans to expand its company-owned quick-lube network into the Las Vegas market beginning with two acquisitions.
March 5th, 2019
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced it has purchased Janie and Jack, a leader in premium children’s fashion, from Gymboree Group Inc.
March 5th, 2019
Locally-grown Outer Banks Heating & Cooling company seeks to boost business and the local economy by becoming a member of the One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® brand.
March 5th, 2019
Neighborly®, the world's largest franchisor of home service brands, has announced the acquisition of Dream Doors, a premium kitchen makeover and bedroom wardrobe franchisor based in the United Kingdom.
March 1st, 2019
Authority Brands, a leading home services franchising platform backed by funds advised by Apax Partners, announced today the acquisition of Clockwork, Inc.
February 22nd, 2019
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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has announced the acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas.
February 14th, 2019
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