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IFPG Launches A CRM Designed Specifically for Franchise Sales
Parlin, NJ - The International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG) is set to launch its new CRM designed specifically for franchise sales on May 1, 2016. IFPG’s Franchise sales CRM is an essential tool for any Franchise professional that wants to eliminate the unnecessary steps traditional CRM’s provide.
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.
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.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Announces 12-Store Development Agreement in California
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit now has more than 100 stores in California and is rapidly expanding in The Golden State. The new stores will all be opened using Dickey’s new store model, complete with sustainable elements such as reclaimed wood throughout the dining room and Dickey’s proprietary blend of wood pellets to be used in the smoker.
Growler USA® Acquires Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli
“Smiling Moose attracts a very similar customer base as Growler USA, in that guests are looking for a unique, higher quality experience,” said Dan White. “The brand has a strong infrastructure that offers great synergy with our franchise operations team, and I expect it will have a parallel growth path with Growler USA.”
Wayback Burgers continues its expansion in Georgia and California
As of this writing Wayback Burgers has added 40 new stores to its development schedule in 2016.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit Signs Four-Store Agreement in Oregon
(Portland, OR) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is doubling its footprint in Oregon with a recently executed four-store development agreement. The Beaver State currently boasts four Dickey’s locations. Owner/Operator Todd Saperstein owns two of those locations and plans to open one store per year for the next four years, possibly adding more locations in the future.
IFPG Launches Certified Franchise Consultant Program
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Family Franchise Business Brings Three Dickey's Barbecue Pit Locations to Eastern Michigan
(Macomb Township, MI) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is expanding in Michigan with a franchise development agreement for three stores. Owner/Operators Ed and Carrie Wenzel have recently become the new owners of the Macomb Township location, and will open two new locations in Sterling Heights and Auburn Hills. The Sterling Heights location is slated to open by summer 2016, and the Auburn Hills will follow by the end of the year. As a family business, they plan to give their twins their professional start in the restaurants, eventually turning over ownership. For now, however, Ed and Carrie will co- manage the new stores.