Big barbecue chain eyes local growth

Franklin, Murfreesboro stores in the works
Nov 20, 2015 1:35 PM

Device repair chain opens 21st Avenue office

A Florida-based company that a year from now aims to have a network of 175 electronic device repair stores around the country has set up its first shop in Nashville. The franchised location in the 21st Avenue South building anchored by Chipotle and Subway is being run by Susan Wright, who previously spent 14 years in various roles at tech giant Oracle. Check out more info here.

Nov 19, 2015 7:10 AM

Georgia burger chain eyes big local presence

Franchising plan calls for 65 stores in four states
Nov 11, 2015 7:19 AM

T&T takes Chem-Dry country tally to 50

Locally based cleaning services franchisor Chem-Dry has signed a master franchisee to develop Trinidad & Tobago, making the Caribbean island nation the 50th country in which Chem-Dry does business. The company plans to keep trucking and is targeting parts of Europe, Asia and Latin America, where its business mix often differs from that in its home territory.

For example, while 80 percent of Chem-Dry’s domestic business is residential and 20 percent commercial, the opposite is true in most countries outside the U.S. Manuszak attributes this primarily to the high priority many countries place on healthy work environments.

Oct 7, 2015 10:22 AM

Servpro to expand Gallatin HQ

Franchisor plans to hire 200
Aug 5, 2015 11:31 AM

Captain D's signs deals for more Atlanta spots

Q2 sales growth tops 5%
Jul 21, 2015 7:12 AM

Working within a system

Nashville-area franchise industry players show entrepreneurial spirit despite required structure
Jun 21, 2015 10:07 AM
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'Knowing you have that support is huge'

FranNet's Dan Aronoff helps franchisees navigate franchising waters
Jun 21, 2015 10:05 AM
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Bar-B-Cutie taps San Antonio for franchise expansion

Nashville-based company looks to grow Texas footprint
Jun 9, 2015 2:42 PM

Chem-Dry looks to speed up growth pace

The team at Nashville-based franchisor Chem-Dry plans to open 122 locations this year, a number that is up from 109 in 2014 and will allow the company to grow its store base by about 3 percent. The addition of locations will focus both on U.S. and overseas markets.

This year, Chem-Dry will continue to catapult its growth, targeting healthy markets east of the Mississippi River such as Miami, Fla; Cincinnati, Ohio; Milwaukee, Wis.; Columbia, S.C.; Boston, Mass.; and New York City. Internationally, the company is targeting expansion for Bahrain, Oman, Lebanon, Philippines, Turkey, Germany, Poland, Hungary and Pakistan.

May 21, 2015 7:08 AM