NATION’S RESTAURANT NEWS:
8 early-stage restaurant concepts hunting for franchisees this quarter
Franchising is no longer a growth strategy limited to larger chains. Independent and early-stage concepts are increasingly jumping into the game.
Here is a detailed look at eight restaurant concepts that have launched franchising over the last quarter or so, including a boozy ice cream shop, a dog park restaurant and a former Starbucks-owned bakery. Each is in a different stage of the franchising process, whether they have just announced the call for franchisees or have already started opening units.