Restaurant Chain Growth Report 08/30/16

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Lafayette, IN-based PIZZA KING (founded 1956) has increased by 1 unit, from 77…

Franklin, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie—two iconic brands that serve delicious, healthier soft serve and “the best tasting smoothies on the Planet”—are waiving 100 percent of the franchise fee for military veterans through the remainder of 2012. This…

Unique Lemonade Smoothies Available for Limited Time Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Planet Smoothie, which serves real fruit smoothies with low calorie, low sugar and high protein options, has launched “Lemonade Days of Summer.” The promotion will feature three new lemonade smoothies…

Franklin, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Tasti D-Lite, the lower-calorie frozen dessert chain catering to health-conscious consumers has announced the acquisition of Planet Smoothie, LLC, a franchise system with more than 100 units in operation, mainly in Georgia and Florida.  Planet Smoothie is…

While web experts can’t understand why the restaurant industry produces some of the worst websites, they do agree that the problem is widespread. A restaurant website should clearly explain the menu, hours and address. Unfortunately, most websites are full of…

Petrus Brands, parent company of Shane’s Rib Shack, a national barbecue concept and Planet Smoothie, a national smoothie concept, announces today that Gloria Garrett has been named Executive Vice President of Marketing. In this position, Garrett will lead all strategic…

The Argonne Capital Group has acquired 40 IHOP chain restaurants. The restaurants are mainly located on the West coast in seven states including California. This bumps the number of Argonne or partner controlled IHOP franchises to 254. Argonne’s affiliate Neighborhood…

Planet Smoothie, a Petrus Brands company intent on redefining the smoothie category, announces the launch of Planet Light – more than 20 smoothies under 300 calories. Planet Light smoothies are sweetened with LeanLeaf, Planet Smoothie’s proprietary sweetener made from a…

Planet Smoothie, LLC owned by Petrus Brands LLC, has named Bonnie Rhinehardt as its new president.  Bonnie Rhinehardt assumed the role of President on August 23, 2010. As president of the Planet Smoothie brand, Rhinehardt will be responsible for overseeing…

All Planet Smoothie locations celebrate breast cancer survivors by offering the first 50 customers who purchase a Pink Promise Smoothie, on June 21, a Planet Smoothie promotional card with a free download of national country music artist and Susan G.…