Planet Smoothie – The Country’s Freshest Smoothie


Smoothies first became popular during the 1940s when the electric blender was introduced in the American market. They became very popular during the next three decades, particularly in the 60s, when health food stores started marketing them to their customers. It was a time when being vegan was popular and people were becoming more self-aware […]

Marco’s Pizza – No Guilt Pizzas and More


Landing the number eight spot on the magazine Franchising World’s list of Fast and Serious Growth Franchises Category and listed among the Top 25 Pizza Restaurant Chains in another magazine, Marketing Quarterly, are the latest achievements of interstate franchise and pizza restaurant chain Marco’s Pizza. Specializing in Italian-American food since it was founded in 1978 […]

“The World’s Greatest Hamburger”: Fuddruckers Healthy Exotic Burgers


One fine day in 1979, a man named Philip J. Romano converted an old bank into a restaurant so the world can have “better” hamburgers. Thus was born Fuddruckers, the fast casual restaurant chain that counts 56 company-owned locations and 129 franchises across the U.S. and others in Canada (Saskatchewan), Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, […]