Who is Focus Brands ®? We are a leading developer of global, multi-channel foodservice brands. Our curated collection of iconic brands is united under one powerhouse company that’s leading the industry through product innovation, cutting edge business practices and an expansive media presence. Wondering just how energetic and passionate we are about our brands?
At Focus Brands, our brands are known for being best-in-class franchisors and licensors of iconic, global foodservice concepts that demonstrate the highest level of care for our franchise owners, licensees, local communities and our team members. We believe our purpose is To Feed People and Potential. Feeding people is core to what we do with our seven iconic brands serving countless customers amazing meals and delicious treats every day.
Focus Brands. Focus Brands is an American company that is an affiliate of the American private equity firm Roark Capital Group that currently owns the Schlotzsky's, Carvel, Cinnabon, Moe's Southwest Grill, McAlister's Deli, Auntie Anne's and Jamba brands. It is located in Sandy Springs, Georgia, and operates over 5,000 stores.
Kristen Hartman, President, Specialty Brands at Focus Brands, has nearly 25 years of experience in the quick service restaurant industry. A transformative and passionate leader, in her current role she partners with brand and cross-functional leaders to leverage the power of the portfolio to drive strategic growth and innovation across all four iconic Specialty Brands, Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, and Jamba.
At Focus Brands ® we recognize our success is dependent upon the thousands of talented, committed franchise owners in every market around the world. Each of them and their teams have been instrumental in creating and upholding the renowned brands we’re grateful to lead. Their inspiring stories are a hallmark of the Focus Brands ® culture.
Focus Brands, through its affiliate brands, is the franchisor and operator of more than 6,600 restaurants, cafes, ice cream shoppes, and bakeries in all 50 states and in 60 countries and ...
Industry News | February 2, 2023. Auntie Anne's. More than 400 shops opened last year. Focus Brands, the parent company of Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill, and Schlotzsky’s, closes out a remarkable fiscal year 2022 exceeding $3.9 billion in system-wide sales for the first time in its history.
Atlanta-based Focus Brands is a leading developer of global multi-channel foodservice brands. After the Jamba acquisition, Focus Brands, through its affiliate brands, is the franchisor and ...
Focus Brands said fiscal 2022 was a remarkable year. The private company this week shared some milestones hit across its multi-brand platform, and also highlighted the benefits of its portfolio-wide synergies. “The Power of the Portfolio,” as Focus Brands puts it, is a priority for the Atlanta ...
Focus Brands has benefited from macroeconomic conditions, investments in digital and a robust licensing business throughout the past year, which has yielded a record number of franchise agreements.