Phenix Salon Suites plans to roll out its new technology application called Gina’s Platform within the next month, CEO Jason Rivera announced at the opening day of the Franchise Times Finance & Growth Conference in Las Vegas today.
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Adding to its portfolio of home service concepts, Buzz Franchise Brands acquires British Swim School as founder Rita Goldberg exits and brings in new CEO Greg Longe.
It’s not lights out, but the U.S. hotel market is slowing down after a multi-year growth streak across all categories. According to STR Global, the U.S. hotel industry reported negative year-over-year results in three key performance metrics during the tail end of April.
When Hamra Enterprises acquired a handful of Panera Bread cafes, the most important part was building trust with the new employees, says Hamra’s CEO.
Lane Fisher is no dog whisperer. In fact, he was pretty vocal—talking at a rabid clip, hands waving—when the young lawyers in his office started showing up at work with their dogs to help get them through franchise registration season, an intense period that lasts from January through the end of April.
Beyond Meat blew up in its first day as a public company, and at the same time, Del Taco is rolling out the product in a big way.
What says Happy Mother’s Day better than the Chickendales, KFC’s Colonel Sanders-themed takeoff on the scantily clad all-male Chippendales dancers? Well, nothing.
“We were looking for an entrepreneurial bank,” said Mike Rozman, CEO and co-founder of online lending platform, BoeFly.
Jack in the Box’s road to a possible sale, now in its sixth month, is “painful” to members of the national franchisee association who say they object to cuts in general & administrative expenses to make the brand attractive to potential buyers but harm the operators, according to Michael Norwich, chairman of the association’s board.
When Kitchen United’s first virtual kitchen opens in the River North neighborhood in Chicago, scheduled for early this month, Dog Haus will be one of a dozen brands testing the viability of a mobile-ordering and delivery-only restaurant.