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DC franchise launches in Austria

The American company DC is a global brand selling both shoes and sportswear. Having opened up franchise stores in France and the UK, DC has now launched its system in Austria with the opening of its first store in Innsbruck. Marc Iser, DC Sales Director for Germany and Austria, commented, "We are really pleased to have opened our first store ... » Read more


LINE-X Protective Coatings honored in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2012 “Best of the Best Franchises” and “Top Global Franchises” rankings

LINE-X Protective Coatings, one of the nation’s leading developers and providers of high performance protective coatings, announced recently that it had been named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2012 “Best of the Best Franchises” and “Top Global Franchises” lists. According to the information provided, the franchise has been recognized by Entreprene... » Read more


Jack Wolfskin franchsie enter the Canadian market

Jack Wolfskin has announced that it has entered into a marketing agreement with Double J Fashion Group Inc. (Montreal, Quebec) covering the Canadian market so that Jack Wolfskin products will once again be available in the country from spring / summer 2012. Markus Bötsch, CSO of Jack Wolfskin, said, “Our aim is to establish the Jack Wolfskin b... » Read more


Flip Flop Shops looking to further expand its franchise network

Having recently signed its 100th franchise agreement and 30-shop master expansion deal for Canada, Flip Flop Shops has now announced that it has hired the commercial real estate firms, Podell Real Estate Advisors, LLC and Friedman Retail Consulting, to take the company to new heights. Darin Kraetsch, CEO of Flip Flop Shops, commented, “This pa... » Read more


United Franchise Group opens nearly 200 new franchise locations in 2010

The United Franchise Group (UFG) has announced that it launched almost 200 new businesses in 2010. According to the information provided, UFG consists of five leading franchise brands including SIGNARAMA, EmbroidMe, Plan Ahead Events, Billboard Connection and Transworld Business Advisors. New businesses were established in 2010 in the United ... » Read more


Gap to enter South America

Gap Inc. has announced that it has signed a franchise agreement to introduce the Gap brand in South America. According to the information provided, the first Gap store is expected to open in Santiago, Chile in the Parque Arauco mall in September 2011. As a result, Gap Inc. now has franchise agreements in place for a total of 25 countries on six ... » Read more


Gap Inc. to expand e-commerce reach from one to sixty-five countries by year end

Gap Inc. has announced that it is now offering international shipping on its e-commerce site to 55 countries, including Australia, Brazil and Mexico, and by year end will make online shopping available in up to 65 countries. This marks, the company explains, an important international milestone for the company, because for the first time Old ... » Read more


New Feet Global Franchise Inc. offers opportunity to be part of growing market for arch supports and comfort shoes

New Feet Global Franchise Inc., the franchise specializing in arch supports, comfort shoes and related products, offers the opportunity to be part of this growing market. According to Business Communications Co. (BCC) Research Reports, sales of orthotics and other enhancement products are expected to reach $10.8 billion in 2010. “This is an un... » Read more


New Feet Global Franchise Inc. opens Southern California for franchise sales

New Feet Global Franchise Inc., a franchise specializing in arch supports, comfort shoes and related products, has announced that Southern California is now open for franchise sales of the New Feet Store™. The company is included in the Franchise Registry, a national online listing of franchise systems whose franchisees receive expedited loan pr... » Read more


Flip Flop Shops recognized for Franchise Satisfaction

Flip Flop Shops has announced that it is has been recognized as one of the top franchise companies in the industry. According to the information provided, the company recently ranked #17 in a listing of the nation’s Top 50 Franchises with under 50 units by Franchise Business Review. The FBR 50 Awards are an annual ranking of franchise companie... » Read more


Gap Inc. signs franchise deal to expand store presence in Thailand

Gap Inc. announced recently that it has concluded an agreement with Armin Systems Limited to bring Gap stores to Thailand. Under the agreement with Armin, the first Gap stores in Thailand are expected to open in spring 2010, featuring clothing for adults, kids and babies. “We’re pleased to expand in Southeast Asia with such a well-respected pa... » Read more


Just Between Friends Franchise Systems Inc. sells its 95th franchise

According to a report published on the website,, Just Between Friends, a leading maternity and children's consignment sales event franchise, has sold its 95th franchise. In the report, Shannon Wilburn, President and co-founder of Just Between Friends, comments: “Last August, we had 61 franchises across the country. In less than ... » Read more


Lillians continues its franchise expansion

According to a report published on the website,, the retail franchise, Lillians, announced recently that it is continuing to expand despite the economic downturn. The information given reveals that over the last year, Lillians has doubled in size and currently operates 28 stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, Illinoi... » Read more


Gap Inc. expands its global presence through new franchise agreement

Last month, Gap Inc announced that it has further extended its worldwide network of franchisees by concluding an agreement with Elbit Trade Retail Ltd. to bring Gap and Banana Republic stores to Israel. According to the information given, the first Gap store in Israel will open this fall, featuring clothing for adults, kids and babies. Banana R... » Read more

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