News From Emerging Franchise Brands

The latest news from new franchises making their mark on the industry.

On Monday, March 30, Morstead and Main Squeeze delivered 1,400 immune-boosting shots to the frontline staff at eight different medical and health facilities throughout New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
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Scenthound, a growing franchise in the evolving grooming industry, is one of over 250 brands adapting as they are set to showcase the franchise at The Great American Virtual Franchise Expo on March 31st.
March 31st, 2020
BBQ Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBQ) (the “Company”), an innovating global owner and operator of restaurants reported financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and year ended December 29, 2019.
March 30th, 2020
Dave’s Hot Chicken announced today it has inked a franchise agreement with David Futrell and Ernest Crawford to open 10 locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
March 17th, 2020
Today's tots are known to be tech-savvy and can navigate a smart phone, tablet or browser with ease – so much so, that now it is no longer a recommendation, but an expectation that a child entering kindergarten should be proficient in each of...
March 16th, 2020
I Heart Mac & Cheese today announced it has signed a franchise agreement with T.R. Gonzales, Inc., led by Teresa Gonzales, who will open a Helena, Montana location this fall.
March 12th, 2020
Crave Hot Dogs and BBQ is a fast-casual BBQ and Hot Dog Franchise that specialized in BBQ sandwiches and plates, hot dogs with an array of topping choices and fun limited time offers such as chicken and waffle sliders.
March 12th, 2020
Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants announced today it will open a boutique hotel in downtown Fort Worth, an adaptive reuse of the historic XTO Energy Headquarters building.
March 12th, 2020
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the start of construction of its very first Tempo by Hilton property, hosting a groundbreaking ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky’s trendy NuLu neighborhood.
March 12th, 2020
Just months into 2020, RockBox Fitness has announced plans for the development of six studios in Columbus, Ohio.
March 11th, 2020
Urban Bricks and its sister company Firenza have announced their 2020 Pi Day holiday specials.
March 11th, 2020
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BQ Holdings, Inc., a company known for its BBQ restaurants including Famous Dave’s, Clark Crew BBQ and Real Famous BBQ has officially acquired Granite City Food & Brewery.
March 11th, 2020
I Heart Mac & Cheese today announced it has signed a franchise agreement with D.F. Franchise Group who will open a Fort Lauderdale, Florida location in January 2021.
March 10th, 2020
As the pet industry continues experiencing explosive growth, Scenthound, a Jupiter-based franchise shaking up the $75 billion professional pet industry, has signed a development deal to bring five new locations to Miami.
March 10th, 2020
I Heart Mac & Cheese announced a three-store Dallas-Fort Worth area franchise development agreement with Evan Boone to continue the brand’s expansion across Texas.
March 10th, 2020
The brand closed out the year touting rapid growth, an enhanced executive team and an expanded curriculum, putting the brand at the forefront of delivering quality STEM education around the globe.
March 9th, 2020
Poké was a meal not well-known outside of Hawaii until a few years ago, but today there are nearly 2,000 poké restaurants outside of Hawaii, with much of that growth coming in the last two years.
March 9th, 2020
Thrillz has created a flight plan for Charleston. The innovative family entertainment center that sends its guests soaring from two-story high obstacles announced its intentions to expand through franchising in Charleston.
March 9th, 2020
Somerset Hills Hotel,?a Tapestry Collection by Hilton™ property, announced today the appointment of Ashley Jacobs as area director of sales and marketing for the 118-room boutique hotel.
March 6th, 2020
iCRYO, the leading Cryotherapy, Wellness and Recovery franchise in the United States, announced today that Fitness Icon and Entrepreneur, Paige Hathaway, will be joining the company as an Equity Partner and Brand Ambassador.
March 5th, 2020
Natural Life Franchise Corp. - a chain of retail stores that specializes in both cannabidiol (CBD) products, as well as other holistic plants - will be exhibiting at Franchise Expo Nashville, March 20-21.
March 4th, 2020
The innovative family entertainment center that sends its guests soaring from two-story high obstacles announced its intentions to expand through franchising in Virginia Beach.
March 4th, 2020
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I Heart Mac & Cheese today announced a two-store Miami franchise development agreement with franchise group, Mastermind Alliance Investment Group, to continue the brand’s expansion across its home state.
March 4th, 2020
Greek from Greece (GFG) Bakery-Café is building on successful growth in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Florida to open its first Pennsylvania location in Kennett Square.
March 3rd, 2020
Dave’s Hot Chicken announced today it has inked a franchise agreement with the Wesselink family of Elevated Restaurant Group to open 10 locations throughout Orange County, South Los Angeles and the South Bay region.
March 3rd, 2020
Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy (Restore), a leading retail provider of health and wellness services, today announced the opening of Restore Labs, its new research and development facility.
March 2nd, 2020
Nordic Choice Hotels, the Scandinavian master franchisee of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), has opened the doors to the Comfort Hotel Arlanda Airport in Stockholm, Sweden.
February 28th, 2020
Motto Mortgage held its third annual awards ceremony during its Motto MILE Summit this week at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, honoring top leaders of the Motto Mortgage network.
February 27th, 2020
Calii Love, the healthy, fast-casual concept known for its positive vibes and nutritious menu, has signed the lease for a fifth corporate location at 2131 Yonge Street in Toronto’s Yonge–Eglinton neighborhood.
February 27th, 2020
Mayweather Boxing + Fitness announced today its downtown Chicago location will open on March 14th, 2020 at 219 W. Hubbard Chicago, IL 60654 from 8am to 4pm.
February 26th, 2020
I Heart Mac & Cheese today announced a four-store franchise development agreement with Jason Mejia to bring the brand to California.
February 25th, 2020
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Motto Franchising, LLC announced that the Motto Mortgage network of offices closed more than $1.1 billion in loan volume and helped more than 5,000 families realize their dreams of homeownership in 2019.
February 21st, 2020
Today marks the debut of Kimpton® Vividora Hotel, the first opening in Spain for Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, IHG®’s boutique luxury brand.
February 20th, 2020
The Italian Place has announced that it is now extending franchise business opportunities to qualified franchisees, beginning with the DMV area.
February 20th, 2020
Natural Life Franchise Corp., currently with four corporate-owned locations in Tallahassee, Tampa and Jacksonville, is expanding to a franchise business model.
February 20th, 2020
Dave’s Hot Chicken, the Los Angeles-based street food sensation turned breakthrough fast-casual brand, announced today it has inked a franchise agreement with Carl L. Karcher of CLK Inc. to open 10 locations in the Low and High Desert regions.
February 20th, 2020
Scenthound, a local dog grooming franchise specializing in wellness-based preventative care, is celebrating 10 years of business at their Jupiter location.
February 19th, 2020
The innovative family entertainment center that sends its guests soaring from two-story high obstacles announced its intentions to expand through franchising in Charlotte.
February 19th, 2020
fit20 USA announced today the signing of Alexander’s Fitness Company, LLC, as Regional Developer for the State of Utah.
February 19th, 2020
iCRYO Cryotherapy, the leading Cryotherapy franchise in the United States, will be in attendance at the International Franchise Association’s Franchise Expo South.
February 18th, 2020
I Heart Mac & Cheese, a fast-casual concept specializing in customizable, made-to-order macaroni and cheese bowls and grilled cheese sandwiches, today announced the launch of its brand new I Heart Mac & Cheese App.
February 18th, 2020
Pokeworks, the nation's largest and fastest-growing poke franchise, is forging ahead in 2020 riding the momentum of last year's impressive growth and shows no signs of slowing.
February 18th, 2020
iCRYO Cryotherapy, the leading Cryotherapy franchise in the United States, announced today the grand opening of its Fort Lauderdale location, the first in Broward County.
February 14th, 2020
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BBQ Holdings, Inc. announced today that they have entered into an asset purchase agreement, pursuant to which BBQ Holdings will acquire the assets of Granite City Food and Brewery.
February 13th, 2020
inq Tattoos has reimagined the tattoo experience from the ground up and is looking for leaders to bring this concept nationwide via Franchise Opportunities.
February 13th, 2020
Comfort hotels, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues to expand in major markets across the country with the opening of hotels in Austin and San Antonio, Texas.
February 12th, 2020
Taffer’s Tavern selected Duncan Miller Ullmann (DMU) to design the inaugural location set to open the Atlanta area in the coming months.
February 11th, 2020
iCRYO Cryotherapy, the leading Cryotherapy franchise in the United States, announced today it is officially opening its first location in the state of Florida.
February 11th, 2020
Greek from Greece (GFG) Bakery-Café, the authentic and beloved fast casual concept raising the bar of Greek cuisine in America, has finalized a deal that will rapidly expand its portfolio from 10 to 41 locations.
February 7th, 2020
ZorAbility, an advisory and investment-strategy firm, announced Thursday it has completed its full-scale rebrand of the gourmet fry restaurant myfrii.
February 7th, 2020
Mayweather Boxing + Fitness signed 135 franchise locations within 18 months of rolling out its franchise program.
February 7th, 2020
iCRYO Cryotherapy, the leading Cryotherapy franchise in the United States, continues its expansion across the country to the west coast.
February 6th, 2020
Scenthound is announcing their partnership with Groomer Society, a grooming education resource dedicated to teaching and enabling groomers to strengthen their skills.
February 5th, 2020
The innovative family entertainment center that sends its guests soaring from two-story high obstacles announced its intentions to expand through franchising in Milwaukee.
February 4th, 2020
STRIDE announced today it has signed two agreements which will bring five new studios to the greater Chicagoland area.
February 4th, 2020
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