King’s Bierhaus, the elaborate German-themed restaurant concept complete with outdoor biergarten, is expanding in its home market of Houston, Texas. Founders Hans and Philipp Sitter inked their first franchise deal with Chung Hui to add three more locations.
Mosquito Joe is the Dwyer Group’s newest home service brand, the 288-territory pest control business based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Charles Loflin, the largest Wingstop operator and the CEO of Pizza Patron, is learning how difficult it is to build a franchise.
By caring about dogs first and people second, former head of the NYPD canine unit Mike Gould has been able to grow his doggy day care franchise Hounds Town USA. With seven locations open and more to come soon, Gould’s unique yet simple business model is what he thinks sets him apart from other pet care companies.
Private equity firm Trilantic North America acquired a majority interest in Planet Fitness franchisee Taymax with an eye toward more acquisitions.
None of us know how long this unprecedented economic expansion will last, but American cities are still booming. During the last decade, this growth of U.S. cities has been nearly universal, with metropolises large and small, old and new growing at rates we haven’t seen any time in recent memory.
Ted Rippey’s family built the 1-800 Radiator franchise from “this rinky-dink, two-unit parts warehouse” into a 230-unit auto parts company they sold to Driven Brands in 2015. Now, Rippey heads franchising for another Driven-purchased brand, Take 5 Oil Change, and he’s enjoying the well-capitalized rollout of the franchise effort.
It’s hard to find new ways to say just how hot the restaurant M&A market is.
The urban pet owner experience looks kind of sad to me, a former farm girl, so a newly franchised concept called Mutts Canine Cantina sounds genius.
Sinelli Concepts International is ready to bring its newest acquisition into the limelight, and it’s making real estate selection easier.