Epic Wings Signs 39 Store Franchise Agreement
San Diego-based Epic Wings has signed a 39 store franchise agreement with an experienced multi-unit franchisee with plans to open locations in LA County, Dallas, Houston and Las Vegas.
Kevin Davis, of Phenomenal Wings, is an experienced multi-unit owner-operator with over 30 years of experience in franchising. Throughout his career, he has opened nearly 200 fast-food restaurants including Dunkin Donuts, Papa John's Pizza, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Subway and Phenix Salon Suites nationwide. He has a proven track record of success opening an average of 10 Phenix Salon Suites per year over the last 8 years to become the largest franchisee of Phenix Brands with 73 total units.
Little Caesars Pursues Pacific Northwest Expansion
Little Caesars, the global, family-owned pizza chain with franchise and company-owned stores in each of the 50 U.S. states and in 27 countries and territories, is looking to grow its Pacific Northwest presence with a goal of awarding more than 50 new franchise units across Portland and Seattle by 2026.
Construction on New Chicken Guy! Nashville Resumes
FACE Hospitality, subsidiary of FACE Amusement Group, has announced that construction has begun again on the highly anticipated Chicken Guy! Nashville restaurant. Located off Second Avenue and Commerce Street in downtown Nashville, the restaurant was one of several structures damaged in the explosion that shook Music City on Christmas Day 2020, bringing the project to a sudden halt.
Construction has now resumed on the new franchise, which is slated to open this summer, continuing the one-of-a-kind partnership between FACE, famed chef, restaurateur, and television personality Guy Fieri, and restaurateur Robert Earl. Continuing their growth, FACE has nearly 30 attractions across the United States and offers entertainment for kids and kids at heart.
Robert Redford's Sundance Opens New Store in the Greater Detroit Area Sundance, a premier lifestyle retailer of women's and men's apparel, jewelry, footwear, accessories, home furnishings and art, announces the opening of its newest retail location in the Greater Detroit Area.
The 4,120 square feet Sundance store will open on April 29 and is located in The Village of Rochester Hills, metropolitan Detroit's premier outdoor lifestyle destination. The new Sundance store will be the retailer's first location in Michigan, and will complement the center's fashion-focused retail selection and outstanding dining options. A formal grand opening event, inclusive of ribbon-cutting and charity events, are planned for the Fall. A soft opening on the weekend of April 29 will be limited attendance for social distancing purposes.
Tanger Outlets Partners with Fillogic to Elevate Distribution Services
Tanger Factory Outlets Centers, a leading operator of upscale open-air outlet centers, announced plans for a partnership with Fillogic, the logistics-as-a-service platform for retail. Tanger's first Fillogic tech-enabled micro distribution hub, now open at the Deer Park Center in New York, is anticipated to be a model for other Tanger Outlet locations going forward.
"We are continuously looking for opportunities to innovate and improve our customer service," said Stephen Yalof, CEO of Tanger Outlets. "Our partnership with Fillogic allows us to take our fulfillment capabilities to the next level with even faster and more convenient delivery and return offerings. It will also allow us to further expand our strategic partnerships and tenant portfolio into categories such as furniture and hardgoods that benefit from on-site logistics, providing customers with prompt white glove home delivery."
DoorDash, the nation's leading last-mile logistics platform, unveiled new pricing changes designed to better support restaurant partners. Beginning today, all U.S. local restaurants will have a choice of three different […]