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Food franchises find home in Springs

When journalist Eric Schlosser chose to base his 2002 book Fast Food Nation in Colorado Springs, restaurants were opening here at a faster rate than in any other part of the country. The city perfectly illustrated Schlosser’s vision of a fast-food nation with McDonald’s, Burger Kings and strip malls popping up all over town as… Continue Reading Food franchises find home in Springs

Freddy’s opens second Springs location

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Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers continued its expansion into Colorado Springs this week when it opened its second store in the city at 5825 Stetson Hills Parkway. The store was one of four Freddy’s opened in Colorado within the last eight days, which doubled the number of  the chain restaurants in the state. The Colorado… Continue Reading Freddy’s opens second Springs location

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Local Popeyes owner receives national award

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John Edmundson, who operates seven Popeyes restaurants in Colorado Springs, was recognized by parent company Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen at an international conference in New Orleans earlier this month. Edmundson, who opened his first Popeyes franchise in 1991, received the company’s Build Distinctive Brand Award. He was recognized for being a franchise operator who actively builds… Continue Reading Local Popeyes owner receives national award

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Chick-fil-A selling in downtown kiosk

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When Andrew Jones bought into the Chick-fil-A franchise at the Citadel Mall four months ago, he started hearing from business people downtown that they loved the food, but just weren’t conveniently located. “I heard that and I thought – well, we need to figure out how to make it convenient,” Jones said. So the quick… Continue Reading Chick-fil-A selling in downtown kiosk

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Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opened the first of  four new restaurants in the Colorado Springs area today. The restaurant chain opened in Monument and franchisee Kyle Gerstner said he plans to begin construction on another along the Powers Boulevard corridor in June. Freddy’s opened its first store in 2002 in Wichita, Kan. The Monument… Continue Reading Freddy’s opens first of four planned restaurants

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Springs Arby’s restaurants to be remodeled

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The new owners of eight Colorado Springs Arby’s Restaurants want to refresh the chain’s image locally and is starting with a $400,000 remodel of its store at 1312 N. Academy Blvd. United Beef Corporation, which is the largest franchisee of Arby’s restaurants in the country, bought eight Colorado Springs locations in 2009, said Kim Thompson,… Continue Reading Springs Arby’s restaurants to be remodeled

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New Burger King planned for Powers and Dublin

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A new Burger King is planned for the intersection of Powers Boulevard and Dublin Road. The restaurant will follow a new design model for the restaurant called the 20/20 design, which offers a more modern  feel that many of the older locations will soon be changing, said Brian Atzer with Westec Construction, which will build… Continue Reading New Burger King planned for Powers and Dublin

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Big Mac helps McDonald’s boost October revenue

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A Monopoly promotion and strong sales of core menu items like the Big Mac helped push a key revenue figure up 5.6 percent in the U.S. for McDonald’s Corp. during October. The world’s biggest hamburger chain said Monday that revenue at restaurants open at least 13 months climbed 6.5 percent for the company. This figure… Continue Reading Big Mac helps McDonald’s boost October revenue

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