Tulsa Company Working to Expand Its Franchise Brands


Monday, September 20th 2010, 2:32 pm
By: News On 6


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TULSA, OKLAHOMA -- A Tulsa-based company is working to expand its "Camille's Sidewalk Cafe" franchise brand. Beautiful Brands International says FreshBerry Frozen Yogurt Cafe has enjoyed tremendous growth since its introduction in 2008.

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This week, Beautiful Brands named Jason Lowman as Lead Development agent for Camille's Sidewalk Cafe franchise across the Midwest.

"This is a very important step in the evolution and new expanded focus on the brand that started it all, Camille's Sidewalk Cafe," said Beautiful Brands Founder, President, and CEO David Rutkauskas. "Our development agent growth plan with FreshBerry has worked so well, we want to apply this same strategy to Camille's to help expand its footprint nationwide. We feel confident, with the help of Jason's expertise, Camille's is poised for significant revenue growth while expanding our footprint worldwide in the coming years."

In a news release, Lowman has enjoyed great success with their Camille's stores in Wisconsin.

"Having worked with David and the team at BBI for years, I know of their incredible passion for excellence and exceeding goals for expanded growth and success," said Lowman. "I'm honored to lead their strategy and business execution in this region and help them optimize their strength in critical segments of the franchising market."

BBI was founded by David and Camille Rutkauskas and is responsible for the launch of franchised brands including Camille's Sidewalk Cafe, Caz's Chowhouse, FreshBerry Frozen Yogurt Cafe, Greenz Salads, Dixie Cream Donut Co., Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse, Rex's Chicken, and Le Beau Rouleau Crepes and Croissants.