updated - May 18, 2013 Saturday EDT
Choice Hotels International Inc. saw higher revenue and earnings on rising hotel occupancy and rates. The number of U.S. franchise contracts signed with Choice in the second quarter was up 54 percent compared to the second quarter of 2011, with "meaningful gains" in both new construction and conversion hotel franchises. Franchise revenue was up 6 percent.
Starbucks is to opening three more Evolution Fresh juice stores in the US this Friday, July 27, in addition to the one it opened earlier this year. The move is the coffee chain's latest push to move beyond its cafes at a time when the company is facing increased competition from fast food chains that serve specialty coffees.
Ben & Jerry's strives to sustain a franchise network where teamwork, individuality and diversity are valued, respected and encouraged. This is not just a business, it's a lifestyle. It's definitely not for everyone, but for some folks, they wouldn't have it any other way.
FRESH - Healthy Cafe is an international brand, and a global leader in the booming healthy fast-casual food industry. Today's customer has a growing appetite for nutritious, delicious food, unlike the unhealthy fare offered by other fast food franchises. We are perfectly positioned to meet this demand, providing our guests with an extraordinary health experience unlike any they've ever tasted.
7-Eleven, the world's largest convenience store retailer and the #1 franchise opportunity,* is looking for experienced individuals who are passionate about retailing to join our franchise family. Whether you are interested in franchising one of our existing stores or converting your own independent business to 7-Eleven, we have an opportunity for you.
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