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Donatos Signs Three-Unit Deal in Erie County, Pennsylvania

Donatos Pizza, one of the premier regional pizza chains in the United States, signed a franchise agreement for three restaurants in Erie County, Pennsylvania.

The stores will be developed over the next three to five years, with the first scheduled to open in Erie proper within...

Dunkin’ Donuts Targets Texas

Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, is seeking to expand in communities and towns throughout northern, southern, and western Texas. Franchising opportunities are available for qualified franchisee candidates to purchase anywhere from one to five restaurants in regions across the...

Golden Chick Opens First Houston-Area Location

Golden Chick, the popular Texas-based chicken legend that has prided itself on treating guests like family for nearly 50 years, announced the opening of its first Houston, Texas location on March 21 at 8910 Westheimer Road. Just two weeks later, a second Houston Golden Chick...

Rita’s Spins off Doughnut and Coffee Stores

Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice brand with more than 600 stores worldwide, announced the testing of a new cafe concept with the opening of a location in Albuquerque, New Mexico—the first of five Rita's Cafe stores in the U.S. The new concept...

Luck of the Irish: St. Patrick’s Day Boosts Foot Traffic

Long a day celebrated only in neighborhood pubs, St. Patrick’s Day (and the accompanying weekend) has become a busy time for restaurants. And the action isn’t just limited to full-service restaurants and bars. Fast casuals serving wine and beer or a full bar menu are...

NLRB Opens Case Against McDonald’s

Supreme Court might ultimately decide who works for whom.

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) opened its case against McDonald’s in court, claiming the quick-serve giant is liable for the actions of franchisees as a joint employer.

But the trial is not just about McDonald’s.

The...