Emerging Brands

IFA Appoints New Director of Political Affairs

The International Franchise Association has appointed Victoria J. Adams as its new director of political affairs. Adams will be responsible for developing and implementing overall strategy for the association's political action committee, FranPAC, as well as fund raising and coordinating IFA's activities.

Buffalo Wild Wings Enters Metro New York

Buffalo Wild Wings will open its first restaurant in the metro New York metro area in New Rochelle as part of a 36-unit franchise agreement signed with Four M Capital, LLC, a New York-based investment company.

YGR Brings Co-Branding Message To IFA Show

Visitors to the International Franchise Association (IFA) Show will hear a message that two brands may be better than one for a potential quick service restaurant franchisee with Yorkshire Global Restaurants, parent company for A&W Restaurants and Long John Silver's Restaurants.