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Subway® Expands Its Non-Traditional Presence Through Flexible and Innovative Concepts
Subway, one of the world's largest quick service restaurant brands, has renewed its focus on strategically growing its non-traditional business as part of its ongoing transformation journey to deliver better food and a better guest experience.
Along with expanding its brick-and-mortar presence in non-traditional locations, such as airports, truck stop plazas, college campuses, convenience and gas stores and hospitals, Subway is rolling out flexible, innovative platforms that give franchisees an opportunity to expand their portfolios and better serve their "on-the-go" guests...
Campbell Appoints Senior Divisional Leaders to Drive Continued Growth
Campbell Soup Company today announced key management changes to support the company’s continued growth and accelerate progress against its multi-year strategic plan. Mick Beekhuizen has been appointed President – Meals & Beverages. He will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer until a successor to this role is named. Chris Foley, currently President – Meals & Beverages, will become President – Snacks. These changes are effective immediately. Both will continue to report to Campbell President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Clouse.
“Both Mick and Chris have played significant roles in Campbell’s transformation over the last..."
Roy Rogers Restaurants Readies for Unit Growth with Prototype Remodel and Technology Upgrades
Roy Rogers Restaurants, the western-themed quick-service restaurant chain based in Frederick, Md., announces key investments in remodeling and technology initiatives to drive brand growth with franchise partners. For over 50 years, Roy Rogers has remained true to its guiding principle of authenticity. When deciding to blaze a trail of evolution, brand owners executed an innovative, efficient remodel that celebrates its rich history while entering a new era of relevance and creating an enjoyable environment for a new generation of customers and longstanding fans of the brand...
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Further Expands Chicagoland Footprint
Fast-casual restaurant concept Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers® announced today the brand's plans to accelerate its growth in Northeast Illinois with the signing of a multi-unit development agreement to bring six new Freddy's restaurants to the region. Leading the new development in Chicagoland is veteran franchisee, Asif Poonja of JAM Equities. The announcement builds on the development success Freddy's had in Chicagoland earlier this year, adding 13 new locations to its pipeline for the market in Q1.
"The development success we've been able to achieve in Chicagoland is a testament..."
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Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers partners with UMI Marketing Solutions
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has selected UMI Marketing Solutions as their marketing operations partner. Freddy's is a leading fast-casual restaurant with huge growth potential as they expand across the United States. Bringing their decades of marketing and franchise industry experience to the table, UMI will further fuel Freddy's efforts to double its footprint within the next four years.
"Freddy's is a unique, rapidly-growing brand, and we believe UMI's turn-key nature and dedication to the success of their clients through innovative marketing solutions make them the perfect partner to..."
UNFI Announces New Leadership Structure to Drive Strategic Priorities, Accelerated Growth and More
United Natural Foods, Inc. today announced a new leadership and organizational structure to sharpen the Company’s focus on key operational priorities designed to better support its customers, suppliers, associates, and the planet as it continues to build the team, capabilities, and technology that are key to its Fuel the Future strategy.
“We are on an aggressive path to drive shareholder value by helping to create sustainable, profitable growth with and for our customers and suppliers,” said UNFI CEO Sandy Douglas. “With positive momentum and a..."
Smokey Mo's TX BBQ Announces Expansion Plans Through Franchise Growth, Company Rebrand
Smokey Mo's TX BBQ, the authentic Texas barbeque chain with 16 locations throughout Central Texas, begins expansion in major Texas cities with a rebranded look as the company primes for franchise growth.
Smokey Mo's is executing a bold growth strategy, opening more corporate stores and franchise opportunities with the goal of adding 32 locations to the company by 2025. The company is focusing on expansion in Austin and San Antonio, followed by Houston, Dallas-Ft. Worth and the Waco-Temple-Bryan area.
"We are committed to growing our..."
Perdue Foods Selects Colle McVoy As Creative Agency of Record
Colle McVoy has been selected as creative agency of record for Perdue Foods after a competitive review. The agency will lead creative strategy aligning with Perdue's overall business strategy, creative, digital, and production for all Perdue Foods Consumer Business including PERDUE®, PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® and PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® brands.
"We believe our chicken is the best tasting and highest quality available. It's imperative that we find meaningful, modern ways to communicate our points of difference to consumers, and that they remember these points when deciding what..."
CKE Restaurants Names Brandon Turner Chief Financial Officer
CKE Restaurants, Inc., owner, operator and franchisor of Carl's Jr.® and Hardee's®, announced today the appointment of Brandon Turner as chief financial officer. Turner's well rounded executive leadership expertise in finance, franchising, operations, supply chain and strategy will benefit CKE as it continues to execute its growth transformation.
"We are excited to welcome Brandon to our talented Leadership Team. His entrepreneurial spirit, strong finance focus and results orientation will be perfect complements to our team," said Chief Executive Officer Ned Lyerly. "Brandon's proven track record in dynamic, multi-unit food..."
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