Franchise Times

Dickey’s Looks to Celebrate its 80th Anniversary by Breaking a Guinness World Record

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:53pm

Dallas, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dickeys Barbecue Pit wants its 80th Anniversary Event to go down in history literally!

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  • Dallas, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dickeys Barbecue Pit wants its 80th Anniversary Event to go down in history literally!
  • Barbecue.
  • This record attempt will take place nationwide as fans feature Dickeys iconic Big Yellow Cup in their Instagram photos.
  • The Dickeys 80th anniversary event will also feature a pre-sale for Dickeys newest cookbook, Beyond The BBQ, coming later this year and a silent auction with compelling prizes.

Propelled Brands' FASTSIGNS and MY SALON Suite Ranked On Franchise Times Top 400 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

CARROLLTON, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Propelled Brands, the corporate umbrella of FASTSIGNS, SIGNWAVE, NerdsToGo and Suite Management Franchising, LLC, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, has two brands ranked on the Franchise Times Top 400 2021 list.

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  • CARROLLTON, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Propelled Brands, the corporate umbrella of FASTSIGNS, SIGNWAVE, NerdsToGo and Suite Management Franchising, LLC, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, has two brands ranked on the Franchise Times Top 400 2021 list.
  • "We are honored to have two of our brands ranked on the Franchise Times Top 400 list," said Catherine Monson, CEO of Propelled Brands and chair of the International Franchising Association.
  • Propelled Brands is the corporate umbrella of FASTSIGNS, SIGNWAVE, NerdsToGo and Suite Management Franchising, LLC, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza.
  • To learn about franchise opportunities with FASTSIGNS, NerdsToGo, MY SALON Suite or Salon Plaza franchise opportunities, contact Mark Jameson ( mark.jameson@propelledbrands.com or call 214.346.5679).

Tint World® Recognized as a Top 400 Brand by Franchise Times

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has been named to the prestigious Franchise Times Top 400 list, solidifying its claim as the number one auto styling center in the world.

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  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has been named to the prestigious Franchise Times Top 400 list, solidifying its claim as the number one auto styling center in the world.
  • "Making the Franchise Times Top 400 list showcases our dedication and commitment to our customers as well as our team's willingness to go above and beyond," said Charles J. Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World.
  • Formerly known as the Top 200+, Franchise Times renamed their annual ranking of the 400 largest U.S.-based franchise systems by systemwide sales to better encompass the biggest brands in franchising.
  • The Franchise Times' Top 400 project is the result of a five-month research and reporting effort that leads to the most credible and objective franchise ranking available.

Dickey’s Shows Continued International Growth and Notable Q3 Performance

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:43pm

Barbecue.

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  • Barbecue.
  • to markets around the globe, Dickeys Barbecue Pit's fast-paced growth momentum has driven the worlds largest barbecue concept to expand its global footprint in the third quarter.
  • In Q3 alone, Dickeys opened 16 locations, 14 of which were domestic and two were international.
  • Barbecue.

AlphaGraphics ranks among top franchise brands

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 12:03pm

DENVER, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AlphaGraphics , a leading franchisor of printing and marketing solutions, has been recognized as one of the biggest brands in the nation and earned placement on the Franchise Times Top 400.

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  • DENVER, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AlphaGraphics , a leading franchisor of printing and marketing solutions, has been recognized as one of the biggest brands in the nation and earned placement on the Franchise Times Top 400.
  • "Amid the challenges in 2020, AlphaGraphics found ways to thrive across the entirety of our franchise system," said Bill McPherson, vice president of franchise development.
  • Previously the Top 200+, Franchise Times renamed its annual ranking of the 400 largest U.S.-based franchise systems by global systemwide sales to better encompass the biggest brands in franchising, along with promising young concepts in growth mode.
  • AlphaGraphics was founded in 1970, and the company began offering franchise opportunities in 1979.

The Dickey Foundation Awards Grant to Cockrell Hill Fire Department

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 11:53am

On Tuesday, October 12th at 6:30 p.m. the Dickey Foundation Board Chair Maurine Dickey and the Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia will award a grant at the Cockrell Hill City Council Meeting (City Hall, 4125 W. Clarendon, Cockrell Hill, Texas 75211)

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  • On Tuesday, October 12th at 6:30 p.m. the Dickey Foundation Board Chair Maurine Dickey and the Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia will award a grant at the Cockrell Hill City Council Meeting (City Hall, 4125 W. Clarendon, Cockrell Hill, Texas 75211)
    The grant which is a joint effort between The Dickey Foundation and Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia will provide necessary communications equipment for the Cockrell Hill Fire Department.
  • Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the worlds largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey.
  • For the past 80 years, Dickeys Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests Legit.
  • Barbecue.

Chicken Salad Chick Continues Growth In Virginia With Roanoke Restaurant To Open October 19

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 6:41pm

In celebration of the Roanoke Chicken Salad Chick opening on Tuesday, October 19, located at 4340 Electric Road, the restaurant will be offering free chicken salad for a year to the first 100 guests.

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  • In celebration of the Roanoke Chicken Salad Chick opening on Tuesday, October 19, located at 4340 Electric Road, the restaurant will be offering free chicken salad for a year to the first 100 guests.
  • The Andersons opened their first Chicken Salad Chick restaurant in Christiansburg earlier this April, and they raised more money during their friends and family event for the local community than any other Chicken Salad Chick grand opening.
  • Chicken Salad Chick Roanoke will be open Monday Saturday from 10:30 a.m. 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.chickensaladchick.com .
  • Chicken Salad Chick serves full-flavored, Southern-style chicken salad made from scratch and served from the heart.

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes Announces the Promotion of Natalie Anderson Liu to EVP of Brand

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 3:30pm

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes the nearly 90-unit fast-casual "better burger" franchise concept has elevated one of the brand's top executives, Natalie Anderson Liu, to a new role as EVP of Brand.

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  • PLANO, Texas, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes the nearly 90-unit fast-casual "better burger" franchise concept has elevated one of the brand's top executives, Natalie Anderson Liu, to a new role as EVP of Brand.
  • Anderson Liu, who most recently served as MOOYAH's Vice President of Brand for five years and nearly three years as Director of Marketing before that, will now serve as Executive Vice President of Brand.
  • MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is a fast-casual, "better burger" concept offering mouthwatering made-to-order burgers, French fries hand cut from Idaho potatoes, and real ice cream shakes.
  • Connect with MOOYAH on Facebook.com/MOOYAH, follow MOOYAH on LinkedIn, Twitter @mooyahburgers, Instagram @mooyahburgers and TikTok @mooyahburgers.

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes Announces the Promotion of Mike Sebazco to EVP of Operations and Development

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 3:00pm

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes the nearly 90-unit fast-casual "better burger" franchise concept has elevated one of the brand's top executives, Mike Sebazco, to a new role as EVP of Operations and Development.

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  • PLANO, Texas, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes the nearly 90-unit fast-casual "better burger" franchise concept has elevated one of the brand's top executives, Mike Sebazco, to a new role as EVP of Operations and Development.
  • "In Mike's new role, he will be responsible for both franchise and company store operations, development and training.
  • Sebazco has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations and Development after serving as Vice President of Operations and Development for over four years.
  • MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is a fast-casual, "better burger" concept offering mouthwatering made-to-order burgers, French fries hand cut from Idaho potatoes, and real ice cream shakes.

Gong Cha Accelerates to Third-Fastest Grower by Units on Franchise Times' Top 400 List

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Gong cha made its debut appearance on the 2021 Franchise Times' Top 400 List at #156, leading the bubble tea category and ranking as the third-fastest grower by units.

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  • BOSTON, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Gong cha made its debut appearance on the 2021 Franchise Times' Top 400 List at #156, leading the bubble tea category and ranking as the third-fastest grower by units.
  • The Franchise Times' Top 400 List is an annual ranking of the 400 largest franchise systems in the U.S. by global systemwide sales, based on the previous year's performance.
  • As the world's premier bubble tea brand with nearly 1,600 international locations, Gong cha's impressive first showing on the list reflects an aggressive U.S. growth strategy.
  • "We are honored to be included on this incredible list of top franchises from Franchise Times, and particularly excited to see our brand place third on the top growers by units list," says Einar Gustafsson, CEO of Gong cha Americas.