During the past week, a number of franchise companies made news with these headlines:
McDonald’s Franchises in Russia for the First Time
Just when we thought the golden arches couldn’t be more pervasive than they are already, along comes news that McDonald’s is growing overseas once again. With more than 300 stores currently in operation in Russia, this latest expansion plan involves opening 40 to 45 new outlets each year.
For a good overview on this subject, go to McDonald’s Franchise Expansion now.
Dallas-based Dickey’s Comes to West Virginia
Fast-casual restaurant chain Dickey’s announced it has signed on the dotted line to open its first franchise location in southern West Virginia. With more than 220 locations across 40 states, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has become the world’s largest barbecue chain since its inception in 1941.
To learn more about the Dickey’s deal, go to Dickey’s Signs Franchise Agreement now.
Massage Envy Reaches 1K Franchise Mark
The nation’s leading provider of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services announced that it has signed its 1,000th franchise agreement. The newest addition to the Massage Envy family will be in Oahu, Hawaii.
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Rita’s Italian Ice Brand Grows on West Coast and in the Caribbean
The nation’s largest Italian ice brand, Rita’s, currently boasts 550 locations in 22 states. The company announced this week that it has signed a new development agreement for parts of California as well as the ABC Islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. Plans to grow the popular chain in Los Angeles County in particular through franchising agreements are substantial.
For further information, go to Rita’s Italian Ice Signs New Deals now.