FRANalyst Fridays: Natural Disasters and Acquisitions

April 19th, 2019 by Ritwik Donde

On Natural Disasters:

“Every year, major earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, and other natural disasters occur across the U.S. These natural disasters disrupt daily life and, in the worst cases, cause massive devastation. Events such as Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy killed thousands of people and generated billions of dollars in losses.”

Read more here.

In the News:

  • Tread Connection Partners with Industry Veterans to Accelerate Growth [Tire Review]
  • Clean Juice Continues Explosive Growth with National Expansion [PR Newswire]
  • Kona Grill CEO Resigning as Brand Considers Possible Sale [Nation’s Restaurant News]
  • Schlotzsky’s Restaurants Become “Wonderfully Weird” with Transformation to Austin Eatery [Restaurant News]
  • Black Bear Diner Names New President, COO [Nation’s Restaurant News]
  • How Dunkin’ Retooled its Marketing to Become a Beverage-First Company [Adweek]
  • Cheryl Bachelder Joins Chick-fil-A Board [Nation’s Restaurant News]
  • Alliance Franchise Brands LLC Sign & Graphics Division Strengthens Executive Leadership with New Hires [Franchising.com]
  • CKE Restaurants Names Ned Lyerly CEO [QSR Magazine]
  • MTY Food Group Inc. and Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. Announce Definitive Merger Agreement [Franchising.com]
  • Inflated Credit Scores Leave Investors in the Dark on Real Risks [Bloomberg]
  • Premium Franchise Brands Changes Its Name to LYNX Franchising [PR Newswire]
  • Pancheros Mexican Grill Launches New Brand Campaign [Franchising.com]
  • Brad LeBlanc Named Senior Vice President & CDO for Best Western [Hotel News Resource]
  • Ike’s Love & Sandwiches Launches National Franchise Program [QSR Magazine]
  • Generation Next Franchise Brands, Inc. Acquires Print Mates™ [Franchising.com]
  • Snap-on Acquires Power Hawk Technologies, Inc. [Franchising.com]
  • 9Round Not Pulling Any Punches as Franchise Expands Internationally [FOX Carolina]

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