Rita’s Italian Ice Franchise News

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Rita’s Italian Ice has been selected as one of 2017’s top franchises, as determined by Entrepreneur Magazine, coming in at number 99.
  • Aug 28th, 2017
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Rita's Italian Ice, the beloved brand known for serving up "Ice, Custard, Happiness," is giving its fans yet another reason to celebrate this year - Frozen Custard for just 99 cents in honor of National Frozen Custard Day on August 8!
  • Aug 7th, 2017
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After more than 30 years of working in corporate America, Joe Dean found freedom and fulfillment through investing in Rita’s Italian Ice.
  • Jun 12th, 2017
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A Rita’s Italian Ice location in Houston is pushing the envelope and experimenting with ways to deliver their tasty frozen treats to eager customers.
  • Apr 6th, 2017
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Today, Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores in 30 states and 5 countries, celebrates the first day of spring with its 24th annual First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway
  • Mar 20th, 2017
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After a successful career in the National Football League (NFL), Donald Thomas has taken on a new adventure as a Rita’s Italian Ice franchisee in Fishers, Indiana.
  • Jan 11th, 2017
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This October, Debbie Pierce, a Rita’s multi-unit business owner, will celebrate two years of living cancer-free. It’s a fitting anniversary, as October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.
  • Sep 21st, 2016
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Rita’s Italian Ice continues to expand across the western U.S. by selling 15 new retail locations across Nevada.
  • Aug 2nd, 2016
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Rita’s Italian Ice, the United States’ largest Italian Ice concept with over 625 outlets, will now have locations opening in the Greater Toronto Area this Summer.
  • Jul 8th, 2016
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Rita’s Italian Ice is expanding with new locations to open throughout the Windy City in Illinois.
  • Jun 28th, 2016
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Rita’s Italian Ice signs its thirtieth area development agreement for Colorado and Wyoming.
  • May 25th, 2016
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Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice brand with more than 600 stores, will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Rita’s Cafe location on May 21 in Bloomington.
  • May 20th, 2016
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Rita’s Italian Ice today unveiled its updated mobile loyalty app, which improves the guest experience for Rita’s fans while enabling them to more easily earn rewards customized to their personal preferences, while interacting with the brand...
  • Mar 30th, 2016
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Today, Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, celebrates the first day of spring with its 23rd annual First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway.
  • Mar 18th, 2016
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Rita's Italian Ice continues its impressive expansion into the fourth quarter, awarding four new area development deals for Washington, Idaho, Hawaii, and Ventura County and San Jose, California respectively.
  • Nov 30th, 2015
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Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, announced it’s furthering its expansion in California with another area development agreement for the development of Orange County, Calif.
  • Sep 23rd, 2015
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Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, is continuing its expansion in the Midwest and seeking franchisees to join its team for the Kansas and Missouri territory.
  • Aug 17th, 2015
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Today, Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, officially announced it will enter the convenience and gas channel nationwide with two area development agreements.
  • Jul 28th, 2015
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Rita’s Italian Ice announced it’s continuing its international expansion and awarding its fifth international master franchise agreement for the development of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands.
  • Jul 2nd, 2015
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Today, Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, announced its partnership with Sandella's Flatbread Cafe, a leader in the fast-casual market with more than 130 locations.
  • Apr 23rd, 2015
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Rita's Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, announced it will make its debut at Valleyfair Family Amusement Park in Shakopee, Minn. on May 15, 2015 when the park officially opens for the season.
  • Apr 14th, 2015
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Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, named Robin Seward as the company's Chief Marketing Officer.
  • Jan 22nd, 2015
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ita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with over 600 stores in 26 states, announced it has opened its 50th new location of the year, with the first in the state of Iowa.
  • Sep 16th, 2014
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Rita's Italian Ice, located in West LA, is hosting its official grand opening on Friday, September 12, 2014, and the first 50 will win complimentary Rita's Italian Ice for one year.
  • Sep 3rd, 2014
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Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with over 600 stores, announced the debut of two new Italian Ice flavors which are a co-branded collaboration with Jelly Belly Candy Company, the popular gourmet confectionery company.
  • Aug 4th, 2014
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Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept, announced today it raised $300,000 for long-time partner Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a national nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer.
  • Jul 29th, 2014
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Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with over 600 stores in 25 states, has awarded the biggest franchise area development agreement in the history of the company to East Bay Ice Empire, Inc.
  • Jul 15th, 2014
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Rita's Italian Ice has awarded franchise and area development agreements for Iowa to franchisees and area residents, Darrell Cook and Anne Winslow-Cook, who plan to open several stores in the Greater Des Moines area.
  • Jul 9th, 2014
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Rita's Italian Ice® announced the appointment of Eric Taylor, a 15+ year franchise industry veteran, who has been selected as Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer.
  • Jul 8th, 2014
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Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with over 600 stores, announced the debut of their newest summer time flavor, Mango-Strawberry Italian Ice, available at all Rita's locations now through July 27, 2014
  • Jul 7th, 2014
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