Jamba Juice launches Chicagoland hiring push

Jamba Juice will be hosting a Jamba Hiring Day in the Chicago area on Oct. 24 to identify and recruit candidates for Jamba team member or store personnel positions.

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Taking the ambiguity out of local marketing strategies

HuHot's VP of Marketing shares how to get franchisees to weigh in on marketing decisions, and how to blend corporate standards with local store marketing techniques.

Is it possible to deliver fine dining experience for $10?

Frank Klein, CEO of Asian Box, thinks it's possible. The Asian concept sources sustainable ingredients, makes its own sauces and butchers its own meat.

Identifying best practices for restaurant site selection

Getting boots on the ground to narrow down an ideal location is important.

E-2 visa leads UK entrepreneur to California dream

Franchising is an ideal fit for many foreign entrepreneurs seeking to live and work in the US.

'Failure is not an option' in CEO's cancer battle

Just as things started taking off for Chicken Salad Chick, President and CEO Kevin Brown was diagnosed with stage IV liver cancer. He's fighting back, and helping others.

New Wild Wing Cafe CEO has deep roots in fast casual, QSR

Restaurant industry veteran Tom Lewison has been tapped to help Wild Wing Cafe take flight.

No soup for you? SoupMobiles could change that

Low cost, powerful brand story make SoupMobiles attractive to new franchisees, CEO Lloyd Sugarman says.

Morgan makes the leap from Smashburger to Tava Indian Kitchen

Tava aims to expand throughout San Francisco and into Denver.

Homestyle Dining leverages smaller footprint to create 'plush fast casual' steak concept

Bo's Steak & Grill features a backyard barbecue theme, with country music, denim and red solo cups.

McDonald's ruling holds franchisors accountable for franchise employee allegations

The National Restaurant Association claims the decision will impede job creation and create 'big business.'

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Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite announce SoCal expansion plans

Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite plan to open dozens of locations together in Southern California.

Togo's opens two new California units

Togo's Eateries will open two new units in Los Banos and Brawley before the end of October.

Juice It Up! nabs spot on 'Next 300 Franchise Chains' list

Juice It Up! has recorded two years of net sales growth, with a 50-percent increase over the past 25 months.

Burger 21 on the hunt for Greater Washington DC franchisees

Burger 21 hopes to expand its footprint in Maryland, Virginia and Downtown Washington, DC.

Maui Wowi Hawaiian eyes California for expansion

Maui Wowi Hawaiian is expanding its footprint in California by adding 22 new franchise units to its current count of 33.

Top Round partners with franchise group to grow nationally

Top Round, which opened in L.A. in June 2013, is looking to grow in that market, New York, Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Corner Bakery set to open first Idaho location

The restaurant is owned and operated by Ben Eramya of Feast Northwest LLC, which plans to open another cafe in Boise near the Boise Towne Square Mall early next year.

Dickey's opens six new units

Dickey's Barbecue Pit announced the openings of six new locations in Texas, New Mexico, California and Maryland.

Planet Smoothie seeks Florida franchisees

The company is looking for franchise partners to expand in the six Orlando areas, as well as Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Ocala and Lakeland.

Uncle Maddio's inks first deal in the Northeast

Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint has awarded its first multiunit franchise agreement deal in the Northeast, with five units planned for Pittsburgh within the next five years. The agreement deal was signed with Pittsburgh residents Gino and Molli Torriero, along with...

Chipotle's strong showing demonstrates fast food 'out of touch' with consumers, says Ells

The 20-something brand has demonstrated it can spend more on ingredients, charge a fair price and generate outstanding business results, the co-CEO says.

Modmarket continues Lone Star expansion

Modmarket anticipates opening two additional Texas locations in Q1 2015.

Ice cream sandwich concept headed to Cupertino, other California markets

CREAM, a San Francisco-based dessert franchise that specializes in ice cream sandwiches, has signed a multiunit development agreement with existing franchisee Moeen Abudamous to develop four additional locations throughout Santa Clara County, California. According to a news release, Abudamous, who...

Amsterdam Falafelshop opens first Northern Virginia unit

Amsterdam Falafelshop is also seeking to expand in markets including Baltimore; Atlanta; the Carolinas; Miami; Tampa; New York; Philadelphia; Richmond, Virginia; Chicago; Ohio, and other major metro markets in Texas.

Pincho Factory launches franchise efforts

Miami burger concept Pincho Factory hopes to pioneer a streamlined, transparent franchising process.

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