Six of seven company-owned Spicy Pickle sandwich shops in the metro area closed abruptly Feb. 6 after the company defaulted on roughly $4.76 million in loans, according to SEC documents. At least seven Spicy Pickle restaurants remain open in Colorado.…

On paper, opening a new franchise sandwich shop right now in Billings seems crazy. There’s no end in sight to the soft economy, no end to the number of sandwich shops in town, and the franchise is one few people…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc., the Denver-based fast-casual franchising company, announced today that it entered into a new development agreement with its existing Las Vegas-based franchisee for the development of five additional Spicy PickleSandwich Company locations in and around Las Vegas,…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc., the Denver-based fast-casual franchising company, announced today that it is expanding its Spicy Pickle brand to Canada. The company stated that it has entered into a franchise agreement for the development of the first Spicy Pickle…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc., the Denver-based sandwich company, announced the opening of a new Spicy Pickle Sandwich Company located in Minot, North Dakota. The location, operated as an independent, family-owned and franchised restaurant by the Wheeler family, opened to record…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc. has opened a second Spicy Pickle Sandwich Company location in Las Vegas. The gourmet sandwich shop’s newest location is at 7271 Amigo Street, just south of McCarran Airport in the McCarran Business Center (off the 215…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Laramie presented an update and annual report Friday regarding the company. He commented: “We believe the company has reached a pivotal moment in its history. We are now experiencing the culmination of…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc. (OTCBB: SPKL) today announced the appointment of Peter Wright as its new Chief Development Officer. Mr. Wright is now responsible for franchise sales, real estate, architecture, construction and equipment. Prior to joining Spicy Pickle, Mr. Wright had…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc. (OTCBB: SPKL), fast casual restaurant operator and franchisor of its Spicy Pickle U.S. and BG Urban Café Canadian brands, today announced results for its third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2010.  For the third…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, operator of the fast casual Spicy Pickle restaurant chain in the United States and BG Urban Café restaurant chain in Canada, today announced it has appointed Carl Vertuca to its seven member board of directors.  Mr. Vertuca…

Chipotle Mexican Grill has announced it will be a participant in the Facebook Deals launch.  Chipotle’s Facebook Deals will be offered to guests of the restaurant when they check in using the Facebook Places application on their smartphone.  On Saturday,…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc. (OTCBB: SPKL) today announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer and the addition of a Chief Marketing Officer who begins as a consultant. Clint Woodruff, a certified public accountant, has joined the company as…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc. (OTCBB: SPKL), operator of the fast casual Spicy Pickle restaurant chain in the U. S. and BG Urban Café restaurant chain in Canada, today announced the opening of the third Spicy Pickle restaurant in Houston, TX…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc. (OTCBB: SPKL), fast casual restaurant operator and franchisor of its Spicy Pickle® U.S. and BG Urban Café™ Canadian brands, today reported on its outlook for the remainder of this year and through 2011. The company’s new…