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Great Clips Opens Salon in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Rob Goggins, vice president of Franchise development for Great Clips, Inc., announced the Grand Opening of the company’s newest salon business in the Stone Mill Plaza, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. “Our manager-run hair salon business is conveniently located just west of Lancaster on high-trafficked Route 462,” said Goggins. “This retail shopping center is anchored by a Giant Food

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Dickey’s Barbecue Opens its Third Location in Pennsylvania

Dickey’s is heating up across Pennsylvania. The nation’s largest barbecue franchise is opening its third Pennsylvania location in Limerick on Thursday, January 24 at 11 a.m. In honor of this big day the restaurant will be giving the first 100 customers a free Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwich. “The Limerick community is very excited that we are bringing Dickey’s

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Pita Pit opens in York, Pennsylvania!

This week Pita Pit opened its doors at 1911 Spring Wood Road in York, Pennsylvania! Stop in, say hello, and grab a pita. You won’t regret it. Read more here

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IKOR opens franchise in Pittsburgh’s Wilkins Township

A Philadelphia-area company has opened a franchise in metropolitan Pittsburgh, adding a new option to medical consultation services for the elderly and people with disabilities. IKOR of Western Pennsylvania Inc., which has offices in Wilkins, began accepting clients May 9, according to Mike Hanson, managing director. Hanson was a personal injury lawyer for 19 years before

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Sylvan Learning Announces Expansion In The Philadelphia Metro Area

Sylvan Learning, the personal learning pioneer for more than three million students and counting, is expanding its Pennsylvania footprint with education franchise opportunities for local entrepreneurs to own new centers in the Philadelphia metro area. The company has had decades of success serving families in the market and seeks to expand to new locations over

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Philadelphia-based Pretzel Company Expands

By: David J Pollio, Cranberry Eagle Philadelphia is known for cheesesteak sandwiches, rowdy sports fans and certain attitudes toward its Pennsylvania neighbor, Pittsburgh. However, a Philadelphia-based pretzel company with more than 100 locations in the northeastern region of the country is expanding in the Pittsburgh area. The locally-owned Philly Pretzel Factory franchise in Cranberry Township, which

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Overview: Auto Dealer Laws v. Franchise Laws

View pdf here and infographic here. -The automobile dealership laws have traditionally been treated differently by legislatures because the nature of the automobile dealer industry is very different from the nature of franchises in general.  In fact, many states have enacted auto dealership laws which do not apply at all to other types of franchise arrangements.

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