Longtime A&W franchisee Julie Glenz brings experience, perspective to franchisee-run NAWFA board With restaurants in Albany and Richmond, Minnesota, Julie Glenz has been an A&W franchisee since 2001. She has only been on the board of NAWFA (National A&W...read more
Based on surveys, female franchisees feel satisfied with A&W’s leadership, performance and business lifestyle A&W Restaurants was included in Franchise Business Review’s recent ranking of The Top 50 Franchises for Women, which was compiled based on surveys of...read more
A&W ownership works for franchisees because we’re owned by franchisees A brand guided by its franchisees is one that focuses on long-term profitability, recurring cash floor and strong unit-level economics. We have our eyes on the future, not the short-term...read more
A&W franchise sales are anticipated to get their biggest boost this year from the drive-thru, so we’re helping franchisees get ready One of the most unexpected wins from 2020 was discovering how important our drive-thru was. At a time when consumers became...read more
Double-digit sales and customer loyalty kept our franchises running, and we’re bringing that good mojo into 2021 We circled our wagons early on in 2020 because we knew we needed a strategy that would see us through the pandemic. No one knew how bad it would be or how...read more
We’re a different kind of better burger franchise. Long before the 21st century burger players, there was A&W. When A&W opened its first Root Beer stand in 1919, there was no burger industry. No McDonald’s. No Five Guys. Just ice cold, hand-crafted Root Beer....read more
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