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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Makes Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 List

(Dallas, TX) Entrepreneur Magazine has released its annual Franchise 500 List and Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has ranked 101 on the list of top franchises. As a contender with national established franchised brands across multiple business categories, the nation’s largest barbecue chain stands out with its rapidly growing franchise program.

Year over year, Dickey’s saw a 19 percent increase in unit growth and more than 40 percent growth over the last three years. “We are proud to be featured as one of the top companies in this prestigious annual Franchise 500 issue,” said Dickey’s CEO Roland Dickey, Jr. “Since 1994, our franchise program has expanded exponentially nationwide, and we look forward to continuing to expand both nationally and even internationally in the future.”

To learn more about franchising with Dickeys, visit www.dickeys.com/franchise or call 866-340-6188.

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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 540 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 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.

The International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG) and Sunbelt Business Brokers Form Strategic Partnership

Parlin, NJ— The International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG) and Sunbelt Business Brokers entered into a strategic partnership to allow Sunbelt Brokers to become IFPG Broker Members. This partnership will allow Sunbelt Brokers the ability to present to their clients 300+ franchise offerings that have representation agreements with the IFPG. The partnership will drastically expand the options that Sunbelt Brokers have to share with their clients who are considering business ownership.

How the UPS Store Helps First-Timers Transition to Franchise Ownership

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