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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Inks Four-Store Development Agreement To Mark 100th Location in California

(Indio, CA) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is proud to announce plans to open its 10th California location. The nation’s largest barbecue chain already boasts over 530 locations in 43 states and is one of the fastest growing franchise concepts nationwide. After Texas, the state of California has the most Dickey’s locations with new stores opening every week across the state.

Owner/Operators Michael and Margarita Tucker currently own the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location in La Quinta and have signed a development agreement to open three more stores in Indio, Moreno Valley and Redlands in 2016. An award- winning entrepreneur, Michael Tucker also owns several franchises with Dallas- based convenience store 7-Eleven. He won the prestigious Retailer Initiative award for three consecutive years with the convenience store franchise. “I have been a business owner for most of my life, but the support I receive from Dickey’s makes all the difference,” Tucker says. “Dickey’s is not only a fun and happy place to work, it has systems and processes in place to support franchisees and is committed to our success.”

“Dickey’s experienced rapid growth from 2015 to 2016 and much of that growth took place throughout the West Coast,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We are proud to announce our 100th store in California and plan to continue our expansion nationwide and abroad in the future.”

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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant living up to the company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.” The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to over 530 locations in 43 states. Dickey’s was recognized for the third year by Nation’s Restaurant News as a “Top 10 Growth Chain” and by Technomic as the “Fastest- growing restaurant chain in the country.” For more information, visit www.dickeys.com or for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Announces Three-Store Development Agreement in Ohio

(Columbus, OH) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has signed a three-store development agreement in Central Ohio. The Buckeye State currently boasts eight Dickey’s locations, and the brand is expanding rapidly throughout the Midwest.

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Founded in 1992, the CruiseOne franchise is now one of the leading travel retailers in the country. As part of World Travel Holdings (WTH), CruiseOne maintains its position as a premier vacation supplier, providing millions of people access to the world’s most fascinating destinations through its 775 franchise owners. This year, Entrepreneur Magazine named CruiseOne one of its Top 50 franchises, out of over 4,000 operating franchise systems worldwide.

Apricot Lane Boutiques Offer a 'Mom Moment' in Honor of Mothers Day 2016

VACAVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - April 28, 2016) Owned by moms, wives, sisters and successful businesswomen, the Apricot Lane Boutique franchise has created a foundation, which appeals to mothers and daughters, teens through fifties. The perfect business model for mompreneurs, Apricot Lane owners see a daily balance that includes getting kids off to school each day before opening the doors on their newest 'child', their store. While mothers and daughters team up to shop for their Mother's Day and graduation looks, Apricot Lane Boutique will offer the best trends and styles to help express an individual's personal style.And what better way to find that perfect outfit than by the help of a mother herself whose own mom and mother-in-law enjoy her boutique as much as she does.