A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk in the last month.
Swig opened its first franchise location in Rogers, Ark., earlier this month.
Roll-Em-Up Taquitos will enter 10 new markets following a multi-state franchise agreement.
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Cilantro Taco Grill has partnered with Armando Christian Perez (better known as pop star Pitbull) and Fransmart and plans to open more than 1,000 units worldwide over the
Dae Gee Korean BBQ, a full-service Korean barbeque concept, has signed a master franchise agreement that will bring as many as 20 new restaurants to Mexico.
Quick-service beef-and-burger franchise Beef-A-Roo is moving into Wisconsin with the help of the brand’s new modular container concept.
Buena Papa Fry Bar, a fast-casual restaurant that serves Latin-inspired meals on fries, announced three new franchise locations in North Carolina and one in Florida.
More chains are building a degree of distinction into locations to give them "an extra degree of thoughtfulness," says Kendra Payne, director of design and project
“Dual branding is the future of our brands,” says Brian Krause, chief development officer at Focus Brands.
Capital Tacos, a Tex-Mex franchise has announced development plans that will more than triple the restaurant’s footprint in 2023.
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Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux’s newest prototype aims for greater efficiency and a lower cost of entry for franchisees.
Biggby Coffee continues its aggressive expansion plans by breaking into the Georgia market.
Nékter Juice Bar has signed 64 new franchise locations in 2022, introducing five new markets to the brand’s roster.
Two fast-casual restaurant franchises remain on track to meet 2022 growth goals.
Seattle-style Teriyaki shop Teriyaki Madness welcomed 27 new franchise partners with plans to open a total of 91 new units.
Salad and Go’s Texas footprint will grow significantly with the addition of seven new locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
French-Asian bakery cafe chain, TOUS les JOURS, has revealed a sophisticated new store design for its Union Street location in
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“This year will be a significant one for Tous les Jours,” says Sam Hong, business development manager.
Fast-casual restaurant concept Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers announced the brand's entrance to North and South Dakota.
Krystal is opening its first location in Puerto Rico.
Chicken tenders QSR Super Chix signed a new franchise development agreement for at least 23 restaurants in Northern New Jersey.
Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii unveiled new prototypes that emphasize franchisee and customer flexibility, including double drive-thru lanes and streamlined order pickups.
After a spate of closings and a franchisee bankruptcy, Famous Toastery sustained its scratch-kitchen model and went on to open three new locations in 2020 as well as its
UNO Pizzeria & Grill introduced a new franchise concept that recreates the look and feel of the brand's original Pizzeria UNO Chicago location.
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