World Of Beer To Open First International Location In China

World of Beer, the Tampa-based craft tavern concept featuring 550+ craft and international beers, today announced it has signed a franchise agreement to expand internationally for the first time. The new tavern will be located in Shanghai, China and is slated to open in the second quarter of this year. Franchisee Cong Yin and his two partners plan to open at least three locations in Shanghai over the next three years. "I visited my first World of Beer in Tampa in 2013, and I knew right away Shang...

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Family Franchise Business Brings Three Dickey's Barbecue Pit Locations To Eastern Michigan

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 location will follow by the end of the year. As a family business, they plan to give their twins a professional start in the restaurants, eventually turning over ownership...

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Cko Kickboxing Will Offer Classes At The Prestigious Eca One Body One World Fitness Convention In New York City

CKO Kickboxing, one of the fastest growing sports fitness franchises in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, will host four classes for their members and fitness trainers at the world-renowned ECA One Body, One World Fitness Convention the weekend of April 15-18 at Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City's Times Square. Additionally, the founder of CKO Kickboxing, Joseph Andreula, will deliver a keynote speech on "How to Turn Your Passion for Fitness into a Business" at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. This...

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Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Announces Year Of Unprecedented Growth

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a traditional casual dining restaurant known for its delicious, handcrafted pizza, distinctive taproom fare and vast craft beer selection, announced today unprecedented growth in 2015 after reporting $254 million in system-wide revenue, up 13 percent over 2014, and an eight percent growth in the number of corporate and franchised units. Additionally, the brand signed franchise agreements in 2015, which brought new restaurants to markets that include Joplin, Missouri and Sioux City, Iowa. ...

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