“The frozen yogurt sector is definitely growing,” said Edith Wiseman, VP of Client Solutions an Arlington, Va.-based franchise research firm FRANdata. “It’s an affordable, perceived healthy treat.”
The owners of the Simply Fondue franchise downtown have done right by their location in the basement of the historic 1920s-era Woolworth Building.
LANSING | The founders of Lansing Cleaners, Mildred and Frank McNary, didn’t know when they entered the restoration dry-cleaning market in 1974 that they found a golden egg. Since then, restoration of damaged goods caused by fire, smoke, water, mold and other contaminants went from an add-on service to a core business. “Back then, so [...]
He has the franchise rights for the restaurant here and he purchased the former Taco John’s restaurant site
Linda Whitney, Daily Mail A franchise can be the start of a business empire. Many franchisors encourage successful franchisees to take on extra outlooks. ‘Domino’s actively encourages its franchisees to develop their business into multiple units,’ says Andy Hirst of Domino’s Pizza. ‘If a franchisee has proven skills operating one store it makes sense that [...]
By Charisse Jones, USA TODAY At his Doctors Express center in Towson, Md., Dr. Scott Burger has spent the last three years tending to the community’s night-time fevers and weekend hurts. Now, the former emergency room physician wants to take the center’s model nationwide, doing for urgent health care what, say, Papa John’s did for [...]
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“I went to school in the Northeast, and that’s where I was introduced to Tasti D-Lite frozen desserts,” says Aaron Webster, the franchise owner of Houston’s first Tasti D-Lite (1707 Post Oak Blvd., 713-622-5483). “I found it to be a great product, so much healthier than other desserts. It’s made with skim milk, so it’s [...]
BETH, a friend of mine with a brilliantly dry wit, has a basic rule for home décor. There shall be no unnecessary cuteness — no smiley-face mugs, no monkey banana holders, no squiggly shaped mirrors — or, as she brilliantly puts it: “No whimsy in the kitchen!” If Beth were to walk into Pylones, she [...]
With tangy flavors and an emphasis on healthy living, the frozen yogurt segment has reemerged as a category to watch. Kate Leahy, Senior Associate Editor — Restaurants and Institutions, 7/7/2009 Fans create web sites dedicated to the frozen treat. Aficionados “tweet” excitedly when new flavors are announced. Characters flaunt spoonfuls of it on trendy television [...]
AAMCO supports our veterans with a special program designed to make the transition from military to business ownership possible. As a result, AAMCO is offer an $8,000 credit towards the purchase of a new AAMCO franchise. Tweet This Post
Frozen dessert franchise expands; West End store is first in region
Molly Maid is sweeping in to help re-stock depleted food bank shelves across Canada. The residential cleaning franchise, founded in Mississauga nearly 30 years ago, is collecting food donations from customers for its annual Christmas in July food drive. The goods will help address a growing need in numerous communities across the country. Andrew Burditt, [...]
July 03, 2009 // Franchising.com // (LARGO, FL) – Valpak®, one of North America’s leading direct marketing organizations, announces Rand Gottlieb has acquired Valpak of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Gottlieb promptly procured the first of the seven company-run Valpak operations, which the company announced in April it would refranchise over the next two years in an effort [...]
A Carrollton coffee shop closed Friday, a decision its owners say was due in large part to an ill-fated arrangement involving the company with which they had agreed to franchise under. That deal ultimately cost them nearly $170,000.
SINGAPORE: One afternoon in May, President of the United States Barack Obama and his deputy Joe Biden decided on burgers for lunch and dropped by unannounced to Ray’s Hell Burger — an independent burger joint in Virginia. A bevy of reporters and bystanders with cameras snapped away as Obama ordered a basic cheddar cheeseburger, medium [...]
By Alice Pung “I had never worked in a better restaurant.” That was what my uncle told us about one of the first jobs he had after arriving in Australia. He wore gloves and a uniform to work; the kitchen was stainless-steel sterile and everything ran like clockwork. If you were a strict Taoist vegetarian, [...]
Mister Softee doesn’t mind competition, but he won’t tolerate impostors, especially this weekend – the “Christmas of the ice cream season,” said co-owner James Conway. This summer, the mobile ice cream vendor, based in Runnemede, has escalated its longstanding battle against those who illegally use Mister Softee’s name, smiling cone-head logo, and famous jingle. Tweet [...]
CHERRY HILL — Since the age of 9, Jenny Silver has been bringing holiday joy to sick and underprivileged children in the form of huggable, lovable teddy bears. Now, it’s Jenny’s turn to get a great big bear hug. The 13-year-old founder of Bowling for Bears was chosen from 900 nationwide nominees to become one [...]
Christa Hoyland Editor of QSR Web reports that McDonald’s has been testing smoothies and frappes for more than a year as part of its entrance into the specialty beverage category. Originally projected to roll out this summer, the product launch — which includes expanded fountain and bottled drinks — is now scheduled for 2010, said [...]
Jeff B. Nelson (right) of NECP College Prospects recently made a presentation to student athlete Carrie Wilson and her father, Paul Wilson, in their Olathe home. JILL TOYOSHIBA/The Kansas City S The business: NECP College Prospects was founded in 1994 and has more than 30 franchises owned by recruiters nationwide. Nelson, who established his franchise [...]
Franchisees David Pierce, whose business serves the Missouri side of Kansas City, and Laurie Thompson, who serves the Kansas side, used their skills to help each other’s businesses.