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Pearle Vision and the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) have partnered to bring national optical retail centers to naval bases in Virginia Beach, Va., San Diego, Calif., and Groton, Conn.
When Peter Castorena left his previous career behind as a retail buyer for Macy’s 13 years ago, he decided it was time to bet on himself and become his own boss.
Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: TACO) today announced the introduction of its newest breakfast item, the Breakfast Toasted Wrap, now available at the company’s more than 580 restaurants nationwide.
Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar just made dining at home or on-the-go easier, more convenient and more flavorful with Applebee’s Delivery available at participating restaurants nationwide.
Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: TACO), the nation’s second leading Mexican quick service restaurant* (MQSR), today announced it is scheduled to open its newest Georgia location on Wednesday, August 14th at 6791 Highway 85 in Riverdale.
Jeff Sirota, owner of the Minuteman Press design, marketing, and printing franchise in Carlsbad, California, is the newest member of the Minuteman Press International President’s Million-Dollar Circle.
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, is helping guests chill out this August with its month-long Dolla’ Fresca promotion.
Summer break may soon be coming to an end, but you can still get a taste of that island life all month long at Applebee’s®.
Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. reported fiscal second quarter 2019 financial results for the 12-week period ending June 18, 2019. Del Taco also reaffirmed its previously announced guidance for fiscal year 2019.
Ziggi’s Coffee recently awarded a franchise agreement to Army Veterans Melissa and Leslie Malone-Montgomery of Chula Vista, California. The couple signed on to open three units, starting with one in the San Diego area.

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Xponential Fitness, the largest curator of boutique fitness brands in the world, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Anthony Geisler received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in Orange County.
Years of after-school math learning paid off spectacularly for a team of five Massachusetts middle school students: They beat 16 other finalist teams to win the prestigious International Zero Robotics Competition.
Realty ONE Group, one of real estate’s fastest growing franchisors, officially cut the ribbon on the company’s new headquarters in Laguna Niguel, CA, last week at a special celebration with Realty ONE Group leaders from around the world.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced that Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Champions, based in Riverside, Calif., has merged with Elite Realty Group of nearby Redlands.
Fit Body Boot Camp announced today that it has been recognized for the fourth year-in-a-row on Inc. Magazine's annual Inc. 5000 list, the most respected ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced the appointment of Jason Weintraub as Chief Legal Officer, effective August 29.
Inc. magazine today revealed that Vitality Bowls, known as America’s number one superfood café, is No. 1777 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
Club Pilates®, the nation's largest Pilates franchise, announces a collaboration with Elements Massage®, one of the fastest-growing therapeutic massage franchises in the country.
Artichoke Basille’s Pizza, a famed pizza institution known for its authentic New York style pizza pies, will celebrate the Grand Opening of its long-awaited Oakland restaurant (4799 Telegraph Avenue at 48th Street) on Saturday, August 24.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that Hyatt Place Vacaville, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, Calif. and in Solano County, is officially open.
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced its board of directors authorized a third quarter fiscal year 2019 dividend of $0.2425 per share, payable on or after October 30, 2019 to shareholders of record.
Fifty years ago, America’s best burger was born in Santa Barbara, California, and now the award-winning, delicious taste of The Habit Burger Grill is coming to Clemmons.
FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:FAT) (“FAT Brands” or the “Company”) today reported fiscal second quarter 2019 financial results for the 13-week period ending June 30, 2019.
In less than nine months after announcing its franchise opportunity in January 2019, YogaSix, a modern boutique yoga concept, has signed over 250 franchise agreements.
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) will report its second quarter 2019 earnings results by press release on August 22, 2019 at 1:15 p.m. Pacific Time.
Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today that over 2,600 employees across 135 restaurants qualified to earn up to an extra week of pay as a result of its newly announced crew bonus program.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® announced today that it will launch a limited-time pop-up on August 16 to celebrate the hit television show Friends and its 25th anniversary.
Realty ONE Group is hosting its brokers and leaders from around the world this week at the 2019 Base Camp Leadership Retreat. The event is being held at the exclusive Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA, Aug. 11-14.
Summer’s most anticipated hotel and destination is finally open as Taco Bell® debuts its spiciest limited time offer - The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort.
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Anaheim on July 31.
Global apparel retailer Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that it has signed a 90 Megawatt (MW) virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for the Aurora Wind Project with Enel Green Power North America.
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Burbank on July 31.
PrideStaff, a national, franchised staffing organization, is pleased to announce that they were ranked number 78 on Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2019 Largest Staffing Firms in the United States.
Generation Next Franchise Brands (OTC.BB - VEND) announced several moves which support the Company’s objectives to increase cash flow, raise capital, and increase its Reis & Irvy’s kiosk production.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended July 7, 2019.
Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today that it's testing a new Queso Blanco in 52 restaurants across Dallas, Detroit and San Diego for a limited time.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced today that Vogler Feigen Realty, one of Riverside County’s top companies with the leading market share in Hemet, Calif., has affiliated with the brand.
As a part of Mayweather Boxing + Fitness’ country-wide franchise expansion, the brand announced the signing of a 10-unit franchise deal in Sacramento, California, with the first location expected to open in Roseville in early 2020.
Screenmobile, “America’s Neighborhood Screen Store” announced today the launch of its consumer confidence video.
Attention bacon lovers, your dream job has arrived! Farmer Boys has announced their search for the first-ever “Bacon Intern,” the ultimate internship for pork lovers.
Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today a pilot with The Kroger Company’s Atlanta Division for Generation NEXT’s subsidiary, Print Mates™ digital photo printing kiosks
Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.69 per share of common stock for the third quarter...
Radisson, one of the best-recognized hotel brands, announced the opening of Radisson Hotel Sunnyvale -Silicon Valley.
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) today announced financial results for the 13-week period ended June 26, 2019.
Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today that its National Avocado Day activations resulted in a number of record-breaking milestones.
Pinkberry®, a quick service frozen yogurt franchise offering any delicious flavor and topping imaginable under the hot California sun, announced it has signed a franchise agreement with Ricky Singh.
JINYA Holdings, a franchise system compiled of four separate restaurant concepts specializing in gourmet ramen, is pleased to announce Vu Nguyen as its Director of Human Resources.
Consumer obsession with poke bowls continues to climb and shows no signs of slowing.
Gold’s Gym, the world’s trusted fitness authority, continues to expand throughout Southern California as it prepares to open its newest franchise location in Oxnard in winter of 2020.
JINYA Holdings, a franchise system compiled of four separate restaurant concepts (led by the iconic JINYA Ramen Bar), is pleased to announce Robert Philips as its new Vice President of Marketing.
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