Pit Smoked Barbecue Sandwiches for Only $1 at Dickey’s in Mankato




World’s Largest Barbecue Franchise Hosts Grand Opening in Minnesota MANKATO, Minn. (iFranchiseNews.com) February 28, 2013 –  This Thursday, February 28 Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is throwing a smokin’ hot celebration at the main intersection of Madison Avenue and Victory Boulevard in Mankato. Guests will enjoy $1 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwich from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Good-sized […]

The Briad Group® Names Robert Fix Vice President of Franchise Sales for CUPS Frozen Yogurt – That’s Hot™




LIVINGSTON, N.J. (iFranchiseNews.com) February 28, 2013 – Restaurant and hospitality leader The Briad Group® announced today that it has named industry veteran Robert Fix as Vice President of Franchise Sales for CUPS Frozen Yogurt – That’s Hot™. Fix will be responsible for franchise sales, franchise relations and trade show management. “Rob is a very successful […]

Panera Bread Introduces New Platform to Express Brand Values, Purpose and Culture: “Live Consciously”




ST. LOUIS, MO (iFranchiseNews.com) February 28, 2013 – Since its founding, Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA) has always aspired to elevate the lives of its guests and associates while also making a difference in the communities it serves. Today Panera unveiled a new initiative that for the first time articulates this purpose-driven philosophy. “Panera began […]

Helen Doron Confirms Commitment to China and Announces Further Expansion Plan




Six new learning centres opening in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo and Qingdao in March. Shanghai, China (iFranchiseNews.com) February 28, 2013 – Helen Doron, Founder and CEO of Helen Doron Educational Group, visited Shanghai today to reaffirm the company’s commitment to the China market by outlining an aggressive expansion plan. Six new learning centres are slated to open […]

New CuraLase Franchise Opens in Mt. Pleasant, SC




A new CuraLase location is available for individuals suffering with chronic pain. Myrtle Beach, SC (iFranchiseNews.com) February 28, 2013 – CuraLase Global, Inc., located in Myrtle Beach, SC, is a franchisor of the CuraLase therapy for the treatment of pain. CuraLase Global, Inc. opened a new CuraLase franchise in Mt. Pleasant, SC in October 2012. […]

Uncle Maddio’s Celebrates National Chili Day with Complimentary Samples of Historic “Scully’s Chilli” Recipe




Uncle Maddio’s founder Matt Andrew honors his grandfather’s chili recipe, made famous in the 1930s in “The Chilli Capital of the World.” Atlanta, GA (iFranchiseNews.com) February 28, 2013 – This Thursday, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint will sing the praises of a non-pizza dish on their menu: chili. In celebration of National Chili Day on February […]

Critter Control Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary




Traverse City, MI (iFranchiseNews.com) February 28, 2013 – Critter Control employees and franchisees assembled in Chicago, Illinois this year for the company’s annual meeting and 30 year anniversary celebration. Ten franchisees celebrated 25 year anniversaries with the company. It all started in 1982 when Detroit based chimney sweep Kevin Clark received a call to remove […]

U.S. Lawns President Ken Hutcheson Receives Lawn & Landscape Leadership Award

Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns




ORLANDO, FL (iFranchiseNews.com) February 27, 2013 – With a career in the green industry that spans over 30 years, Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns, was presented with the prestigious Lawn & Landscape Leadership Award during the Green Industry Great Escape in Las Vegas. The annual Lawn & Landscape Leadership Awards recognize outstanding individuals in […]

Elevation Burger is Awarded Prestigious Leed-Certified Status




Becoming First Restaurant In Dallas to Meet Leed Benchmark ARLINGTON, VA (iFranchiseNews.com) February 27, 2013 – Elevation Burger, the rapidly growing, national fast-casual restaurant known for its great-tasting, 100% organic, grass-fed, free-range burgers, today announced that its Dallas location (8611 Hillcrest Avenue) has become the first restaurant in Dallas to be awarded the prestigious LEED-Silver Certification. Elevation Burger joins an elite […]

Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries to Open New Location in Gresham, OR




Gresham, OR (iFranchiseNews.com) February 27, 2013 – Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries® is bringing their famous fresh cut Boardwalk Fries® and fresh, made-to-order burgers to their new location in Gresham, OR. The new Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries ® is located at 2067 NE Burnside Rd in The Oregon Trail Shopping Center. The chain is set to […]