ARBY’S ANNOUNCES REMODELING PLANS
Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG) announced its plans to launch a major remodeling program across Arby’s nationwide network. This revitalization initiative includes a new building image, team member re-training program and franchisee remodel financing solution.After testing various design alternatives in 2013 and early 2014, Arby’s is now planning to remodel at least 30 company owned restaurants to the new Inspire image this year in key markets, including: Huntsville, Alabama; Indianapolis, Indiana; Youngstown, Ohio and Salt Lake City, Utah.
Architectural plans were released to franchisees in June of this year. The company plans to significantly expand the number of remodels in 2015. Exterior enhancements include: cantilevered red awnings at the primary touch points, new internally-illuminated signage, wood tones, white brick, enhanced lighting for strong visual impact at night and upgraded landscaping around the restaurant. Interior enhancements include: an inviting color palette using updated, fresh materials, subway tiling and stainless steel in the kitchen, multicolor wood materials, modern lighting and chalkboard graphics.
Additionally, the brand revitalization effort includes a half-day, offsite Brand Camp session for all restaurant team members. In Brand Camp, team members learn about Arby’s purpose, core values, and how they can deliver a better overall guest service experience.
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