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Wayback burgers Continues Record Growth In Second Quarter

Cheshire, CT, July 16, 2015– Wayback Burgers, a better burger fast casual chain based out of Cheshire CT, continues its strong 2015 growth with a strong second quarter performance both in international and domestic development.

Bill Chemero, EVP, who also heads up international development recently signed two more master franchise agreements, bringing Wayback Burgers international presence to 31 countries. The first master franchise agreement is in Pakistan. The master franchisee has years of restaurant experience in several different brands and will develop 20 restaurants in Pakistan. The second master franchise agreement is in the country of Brunei where Wayback Burgers has changed its menu to offer 100% halal certified foods. The master franchisee brings many years of experience working for several major restaurant brands and now is very excited to call Wayback Burgers his own.

On the domestic side, Wayback Burgers continues its strong growth. In the second quarter, Wayback Burgers has signed agreements for 40 more new stores, bringing this year’s total to over 100 new stores sold. Scott Milas, Director of Franchise Sales, who heads up US Development, has inked single and multi- unit franchise agreements for South Carolina, Texas, Florida, Massachusetts and California. For non-traditional development, Wayback Burgers has signed new agreements for the Groton Submarine Naval base in CT and the 1st of many more to come Walmart locations in Wylie and Killeen, TX.

About Wayback Burgers Wayback Burgers is a Connecticut-based fast-casual franchise with a reputation for serving fresh burgers and thick, hand-dipped milkshakes. Founded in 1991 in Newark, DE, Wayback Burgers currently operates in 25 states with over 100 open locations nationally and has an additional 350 stores in development worldwide. Wayback Burgers is poised to have over 125 stores operating by years end. For more information please visit Wayback Burger’s franchising opportunities at http://WaybackBurgers.com/franchising and complete the inquiry form. If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Scott Milas at 203-649-3400 or email Scott at smilas@waybackburgers.com.

Cruise Planners Continues to Dominate as Best Travel Franchise to Own on Cruise Planners Continues to Dominate as Best Travel Franchise to Own Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500 List

“We are proud of our ongoing honor as the top travel franchise, which is a key consideration for those looking to jump into franchise ownership,” said Vicky Garcia, COO and co-owner of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative. “When people compare franchise opportunities, Cruise Planners stands out because we have a strong reputation, we are an American Express Travel Representative and we are an ideal home-based business model for anyone with a passion for travel.”

Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® Announces Expansion Plans for Florida

Folded into an overall growth vision for the brand, the new Florida locations are key to Expedia CruiseShipCenters’ goal to reach the 500 location milestone in North America over the next five years. Florida’s expansion is building off of the success and efforts of local franchisees like Jennifer and Kevin White in Imperial Point. Expedia CruiseShipCenters is working towards its five year growth plan by targeting areas with thriving travel industries to develop its strong network of franchise owners. The brand’s target expansion plans include five locations in the Miami metropolitan area, three locations in the greater Orlando area and three in the Tampa Bay area, in addition to an opening in Boca Raton later this year.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Expands in Virginia

(Alexandria, VA) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is expanding in Virginia with a new two-store development agreement. Currently the state boasts nine Dickey’s locations with more in the pipeline. Owner/Operator Rufus Littlejohn will first take over ownership of the Centreville store by Fall 2016, then plans to build a new store in Northern Virginia.