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Home care providers to exhibit at London franchise event

Four domiciliary care businesses will attend the British & International Franchise Exhibition next week to encourage aspiring franchisees to join their network. Top Franchises for 2019 – Search our Directory   In Home Care, Kare Plus, Right at Home UK and American care provider Visiting Angels, will gather at Olympia London (pictured) on January 31 […]

Plans submitted for a new Wimpy in Haverhill

A planning application has been submitted to turn the former Job Centre in Haverhill High Street into a Wimpy restaurant. Top Franchises for 2019 – Search our Directory   The building has been empty since May 2018 when the Job Centre was relocated to Haverhill House. Related: Fast Food Franchises in the UK – 10 Things […]

Green Motion helps primary school go green

A low emission car rental company, Green Motion International is considered publicly, and by industry experts, as amiable ambassadors in the movement towards a more sustainable future. Top Franchises for 2019 – Search our Directory   Recently, the company’s Leicester branch gained local attention after they offered support to a local primary school’s eco initiatives. […]

F45 continues UK expansion amid stock market listing rumours

F45 is expanding its UK footprint with the launch of two new studios in Manchester. Top Franchises for 2019 – Search our Directory   The Australia-based franchised operator already has a presence in a number of big UK cities and towns – including London, Brighton, Birmingham and Reading – and is now spreading its reach […]

Gold’s Gym reports ‘strongest year of growth in company history’

Gold’s Gym completed 22 US franchise agreements and a total of 35 new openings worldwide during 2019 – the most in a single year in the company’s history. Top Franchises for 2020 – Search our Directory   The franchised fitness giant’s growth during the year focused on emerging markets, with nine new sites opening in […]

The last Chick-fil-A in the UK is shutting down after months of nonstop protest

The last Chick-fil-A remaining in the United Kingdom is shutting down after four months following protests over the chain’s history of espousing anti-gay rhetoric and donating to anti-LGBTQ hate groups. Top Franchises for 2020 – Search our Directory   The franchise, tucked away in a luxury hotel in the Scottish Highlands, spawned outrage nationwide when […]

Fit Body Boot Camp Named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s 41st Annual Franchise 500® List

Marking another milestone for the world’s fastest growing fitness boot camp franchise, Fit Body Boot Camp has landed on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2020 Franchise 500® list, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. The franchise ranked at No. 437 as a result of its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and […]

Slim Chickens to replace Ed’s Diner at Bluewater Shopping Centre

A new southern fried chicken restaurant is set to open at Bluewater shopping centre. The Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG) will convert their Ed’s Diner, located in the upper mall by the Showcase Cinema, into a Slim Chickens, also owned by BRG. It is set to rebrand next month, according to Big Hospitality . Top Franchises […]

EweMove and Martin & Co parent firm sets up mortgage arm

The Property Franchise Group – which operates five High Street agency brands and the EweMove hybrid – has set up a financial services division. Top Franchises for 2020 – Search our Directory   It looks set to handle mortgages for the agency brands to offer clients. TPFG has told its shareholders that it intends to […]

Inside Love Brownies in Canterbury – the new café entirely dedicated to the chocolate treat

A new café has just opened in Kent – and it’s good news for chocolate fans. That’s because the brand new opening in Canterbury city centre is entirely dedicated to gooey, fudgy brownies. Top Franchises for 2020 – Search our Directory   Love Brownies, in the former Kent Reliance in Rose Lane, is the chain’s […]

Domino’s Shares Gain 14% in 6 Months: Will Growth Continue?

Domino’s Pizza, Inc. DPZ is riding high on solid brand positioning, international expansion and various sales building initiatives. With a decent share price appreciation, Domino’s is currently a profitable investment choice. Top Franchises for 2020 – Search our Directory   Shares of Domino’s have outperformed the industry in the past six months. The stock has […]

Snap Fitness Poised for Continued International Expansion in 2020

New clubs, new territories and new milestones are on the horizon for Snap Fitness. With more than one million members and 2,000+ clubs open or scheduled for development globally, the world’s 24/7 fitness brand is positioned to continue its international growth and brand development in 2020. Top Franchises for 2020 – Search our Directory   […]