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  • Largest Pet Supplies Plus Multi-Unit Operator Signs Deal for 29 Wag N' Wash Stores
    ( - 11/29/2022)
  • Over the next four years, the majority of the Wag N' Wash stores will be opened across Nashville and Dallas, which is where many of their current Pet Supplies Plus stores are located.  (full story)

  • First Watch is Winning Over Customers with Trust
    ( - 11/29/2022)
  • First Watch opened 11 locations last quarter and projects another 17 in Q4. That would bring its full-year total to 44. There are now 459 First Watch locations (356 company-owned and 103 franchise-owned) across 29 states.  (full story)

  • Puttshack Signs Lease in Boston
    ( - 11/29/2022)
  • Additional venues in Louisville, Ky., and Reston, Va., will open in 2024 and beyond. The team expects to announce more U.S. locations soon.  (full story)

  • Romacorp Inc. Readies The New Fast-Casual Bones & Burgers
    ( - 11/28/2022)
  • The 50-year-old chain plans to add about 200 restaurants over the next decade, including a few company-operated units as the new Bones & Burgers gets started, Bourgeois said.  (full story)

  • Daiso value retailer aims to increase U.S. stores 10-fold
    ( - 11/28/2022)
  • The operator said it will add about 30 more outlets in the state of Arizona and elsewhere in the next fiscal year, with plans to eventually bring the total number of its stores in the United States to 1,000.  (full story)

  • Wing Zone opens 5th Kentucky store
    ( - 11/28/2022)
  • Florida-based Wing Zone has opened its fifth Kentucky location in Louisville...  (full story)

  • Robeks Inks Three Franchise Development Deals
    ( - 11/28/2022)
  • A 3-store development agreement in Kansas City, Kansas, that will significantly boost the brand’s presence in that market. A 4-store area development agreement in Riverside County, California, targeting the growing communities of Temecula and Murietta.  (full story)

  • Sweet Paris Crêperie & Café Debuts in Florida
    ( - 11/28/2022)
  • The ongoing expansion of Sweet Paris will bring the total store count to 25 locations in the near future, with 15 stores currently in various stages of development in Texas, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Florida. A second location in the Miami area will open in The Plaza at Coral Gables in early 2023.  (full story)

  • Taco Mac Names Paul Baldasaro as Chief Operating Officer
    ( - 11/25/2022)
  • Since 2020, Taco Mac has opened three new restaurants and has four restaurant openings planned for 2023, including Macon, Conyers and Dawsonville in Georgia and Pelham, Alabama. Baldasaro is joining the 43-year-old brand at a time of rapid growth.  (full story)

  • Premium pet food retailer adds 42 new stores
    ( - 11/25/2022)
  • EarthWise Pet, a network of locally-owned and operated pet retail stores, announced Nov. 15 it has acquired 42 new franchise locations. This brings the company’s total store count to more than 170 locations...  (full story)

  • Killer Burger Targets Strategic Franchise Expansion
    ( - 11/23/2022)
  • Bringing Killer Burger to new markets isn’t just about customers, though. It’s about the prospective franchisees. “The franchise side of this is the main engine for us,” he said. “We’re still going to be opening company stores, but franchises will start to eclipse us.”  (full story)

  • Soccer Post Receives Investment From Private Equity Firm
    ( - 11/23/2022)
  • "Our goal was to find an investment partner that understood and valued how special our business model is to soccer families and brought expertise to help Soccer Post’s national expansion strategy."  (full story)

  • Famous Toastery Targets Sunshine State For Franchise Growth
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • The breakfast, brunch and lunch brand has identified 60 trade areas across Florida primed for franchise growth, including Jacksonville, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm, Tampa, Sarasota and Orlando.  (full story)

  • Captain D’s Debuts Franchise Restaurant in Humble, Texas
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • The group currently has over 41 convenience stores throughout South Texas and Western Louisiana, and they signed a franchise development agreement with Captain D’s last year to open 10 new locations of the seafood brand in the greater Houston area.  (full story)

  • Jack in the Box Announces Expectation of Positive Net Unit Growth in 2023
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • Jack in the Box welcomed the first new franchisee in over a decade into its system, who recently signed development agreements to build 37 new restaurants in Baton Rouge, the Carolinas and Nashville.  (full story)

  • BJ's Restaurants Opens in North Las Vegas
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • “We are pleased to open our fifth new restaurant of fiscal 2022 in North Las Vegas,” comments Greg Levin, Chief Executive Officer & President.  (full story)

  • Burlington Stores, Inc. Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • In the third quarter, we opened 16 net new stores, bringing our store count at the end of the quarter to 893 stores. This included 28 new store openings, 10 relocations, and two closings. In the fourth quarter, we plan to open an additional 39 new stores and to relocate five stores...  (full story)

  • Floor & Decor expands in Austin market
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • Floor & Decor opened four new warehouse store locations and five design studios during the third quarter. Through the first three quarters of 2022, the retailer has opened 19 new warehouse stores and three design studios while closing one warehouse store.  (full story)

  • The Larry H. Miller Company Acquires Majority Stake in Nationally Expanding Swig
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • Savory Fund purchased the booming beverage brand in 2018, and in the last two years, it has more than doubled its footprint. Swig, which offers a variety of customized drinks and treats, will reach 46 locations by the end of 2022 — with more than 25 corporate locations scheduled to open in 2023 alone.  (full story)

  • Black Bear Diner Opens Two Texas Diners in San Antonio and Amarillo
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • Looking ahead to 2023, the company expects to open approximately 15 new diners system-wide, with a continued focus on expanding in the Lone Star State.  (full story)

  • Royal Farms to Enter North Carolina Market
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • Royal Farms has plans to open more locations in other areas of the state to bring more convenient options to the North Carolina community, it said.  (full story)

  • Freddy’s targets 1K units with help of existing franchisees
    ( - 11/22/2022)
  • While the company is in 34 states coast to coast, Thengvall said the chain, which has a heavy presence in the Midwest, is interested in pushing further into the Northeast where it has open territories. Freddy’s has some franchisees in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and is eyeing a bigger presence in the Northwest.  (full story)

  • Scooter’s Coffee Continues Growing in Texas
    ( - 11/21/2022)
  • The expansion into this Dallas suburb is the result of a three-unit franchise agreement signed by Matt Bozarth and his mother, Carol. Matt Bozarth is a finance manager for a transportation company, but franchising has been on his mind for a while.  (full story)

  • The Little Gym International Celebrates One Year in Unleashed Brands Family
    ( - 11/21/2022)
  • Showing no signs of slowing down, the company has signed 31 new franchise agreements so far in 2022, topping the total number of agreements signed from 2019 to 2021.  (full story)

  • Yesway Reaches Store-Count Goal
    ( - 11/21/2022)
  • The Fort Worth, Texas-based retailer opened new Allsup's c-stores on Nov. 21 in Fort Stockton, Hawley and Millsap, Texas, reaching the store-count goal with the company having opened 39 new-to-industry and relocated stores so far in 2022.  (full story)

  • Why Rock & Brews is positioned for growth
    ( - 11/21/2022)
  • A new location is scheduled to open in April at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, in fact. This will mark Rock & Brews’ initial footprint in the upper Midwest. The brand currently has 22 locations in California, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas, with four ready to open in 2023.  (full story)

  • Multi-Unit Layne’s Chicken Fingers Owners Opening First of Six Units in DFW Area
    ( - 11/21/2022)
  • Franchise owners Scott and Heather Davis recently signed a six-unit franchise agreement with Layne’s Chicken Fingers. The couple, who live in Dallas and will be focusing on the Dallas/Fort Worth area, have long been fans of the brand and quickly jumped on the opportunity to own several of their own locations.  (full story)

  • Huey Magoo’s Now Open In North Lauderdale, Florida
    ( - 11/21/2022)
  • Huey Magoo’s North Lauderdale is the 37th restaurant opening system-wide spanning seven states, with over 225 franchises currently sold now in 12 states, with new additions West Virginia and Kentucky.  (full story)

  • Mountain Mike’s Pizza Proudly Expands in Arizona With New Restaurant in Tucson
    ( - 11/21/2022)
  • The restaurant is owned and operated by Pelican Food Concepts, LLC, which has exclusive rights to Tucson, Mesa, and parts of Phoenix as part of a multi-unit development deal with the fast-growing pizza chain.  (full story)

  • The Buffet Segment is Now Growing, Just Ask Pizza Ranch
    ( - 11/19/2022)
  • In 2023, Souba predicts the opening of seven to 12 restaurants, but he acknowledges the economy is a big variable, especially with more CEOs outwardly using the word “recession” when talking to media or investors.  (full story)

  • Smashburger to Add Three Stores in Kansas City, Missouri
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • Smashburger, the better burger fast-casual restaurant, will add three new locations in Kansas City, Missouri, over the next three years, in a multi-unit development deal with fast-casual operator Sachi Foods, LLC.  (full story)

  • Ziggi's Coffee Announces Round of Franchise Signings
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • Ziggi’s Coffee, the rapidly growing Colorado-based franchise with over 60 locations in 12 states, announces an incredible group of recent franchise signings that will lead the company to develop up to eight new locations over the coming year in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, New Hampshire, New York and South Dakota.  (full story)

  • El Pollo Loco Signs Development Agreement to Open Eight Restaurants in Kansas City Area
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • The agreement has been signed with new franchisee EPL Missouri LLC, whose leadership team possess more than 50 years of combined retail experience in the restaurant, grocery, liquor and gas station spaces. The group is initially focusing its attention on the Kansas City metro area for potential sites.  (full story)

  • Hudson in deal to operate new Sunglass Hut travel stores
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • Currently, Hudson operates six of Sunglass Hut’s 32 standalone travel retail locations in North America, and more than 50 Sunglass Hut on-the-go corners in North America.  (full story)

  • Scooter’s Coffee Continues Growing in Tennessee
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • The expansion into the communities east of Nashville is the result of a three-unit franchise agreement signed by area residents Mike & Hilary Lorrain and Aaron & Mary Joyce.  (full story)

  • Leading Infrared Sauna Franchise Sets the Stage for Substantial Development in the Lone Star State
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • A figure that the Perspire Sauna Studio team, as well as the Fredericks, believe will play largely into the brand's success in new territories and fuel the establishment of additional franchise locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in the not-too-distant future.  (full story)

  • Primark continues US growth with three New York store openings
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • Set to open before the end of the year, the stores in Roosevelt Field in Garden City, Jamaica Avenue in Queens and City Point in Brooklyn kick off the company’s growth plan to reach 60 stores in the region by 2026.  (full story)

  • Yogurtland plans to double footprint by 2028
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • Yogurtland, a frozen yogurt chain with over 230 units, is planning extensive growth in the U.S. over the next five years, the company announced on Thursday. Yogurtland is targeting major U.S. markets including Phoenix, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, Texas, as well as Florida.  (full story)

  • Scooter’s Coffee Continues Growing in Minnesota
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • The expansion into the towns about an hour north of Minneapolis is the result of a three-unit franchise agreement signed by Stephanie and Christopher Ewals.  (full story)

  • Scooter’s Coffee Continues Growing in Missouri
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • The expansion is the result of a three-unit franchise agreement signed by existing multi-unit Scooter’s franchisee Kevin Hall. Hall already owns nine Scooter’s Coffee locations, including one in Jefferson City and four in Columbia.  (full story)

  • Crumbl Cookies Franchisee Signs 10-Restaurant Development Agreement with Eggs Up Grill
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • Eggs Up Grill has signed another milestone development agreement in 2022. LJSweets, LLC of Tennessee owners Ron and Amy Fausnaught will develop 10 Eggs Up Grill restaurants in Greater Nashville, Tenn.  (full story)

  • Foot Locker, Inc. Reports 2022 Third Quarter Results; Updates 2022 Outlook
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • During the third quarter, the Company opened 24 new stores, remodeled or relocated 23 stores, and closed 29 stores...  (full story)

  • Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ Signs Newest Franchise in Fort Worth, Texas!
    ( - 11/18/2022)
  • Everything’s bigger in Texas, Crave plans to expand throughout the state with no less than 20 locations in the Texas market within the next 2 years.  (full story)

  • Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Announces Fiscal 2022 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
    ( - 11/17/2022)
  • During the fourth quarter of fiscal 2022, the Company opened two stores and relocated/remodeled one store, ending the quarter with a total of 164 stores in 21 states. During fiscal 2022, the Company opened three new stores and relocated two stores...  (full story)

  • Kum & Go Headed to Detroit in 2024
    ( - 11/17/2022)
  • The retailer is continuing its expansion into Michigan with a set of Detroit-area convenience stores it expects to open in 2024, with plans for more than 50 total locations in the market over the next several years, it said.  (full story)

  • Shipley Do-Nuts Inks Deal To Open First Virginia Locations
    ( - 11/17/2022)
  • Shipley Do-Nuts, makers of gourmet, made-fresh-daily do-nuts for more than 85 years, has signed a deal with Lexington, Virginia-based lawyer and businessman Jody Mask to open three Shipley locations in Virginia, a new state for the brand.  (full story)

  • Ace Hardware Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results
    ( - 11/16/2022)
  • Ace added 35 new domestic stores in the third quarter of 2022 and cancelled 10 stores. The Company's total domestic store count was 4,841 at the end of the third quarter of 2022...  (full story)

  • BurgerFi Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results
    ( - 11/16/2022)
  • During the third quarter 2022, there was one franchised BurgerFi opened and six franchise closures...  (full story)

  • Target sees a Q3 that’s ‘not what anyone would wish for’
    ( - 11/16/2022)
  • Target said it is on track to open 23 new stores this year, ranging from 19,000- to 145,000-square-feet, depending on the location...  (full story)

  • The Vitamin Shoppe Wraps Its Best Quarter Yet
    ( - 11/16/2022)
  • The Vitamin Shoppe awarded 35 franchise territories across 12 states in the third quarter—the largest amount in a single quarter and yet another milestone in the books for the emerging franchise program. The territories awarded represent 15 new franchise owners.  (full story)


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