A&W vs. Dunkin’ Donuts

More prime territories, more lenient qualifications and the benefits of a franchisee-owned brand give us an edge over franchising powerhouse Dunkin’ Donuts A&W Restaurants has been around for nearly a century. Dunkin’ Donuts, almost 70 years. And neither brand is...

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Birthplace of A&W

Franchisee uses digital marketing to showcase our nostalgic appeal. Forward-thinking, community-focused marketing has helped one franchisee build a thriving business in the birthplace of A&W Root Beer.
Franchisee Pete Knight has a lot of history with A&W, having been a franchisee for more than 20 years and a member of the A&W family for more than 40. Not only that, but…

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A&W inspires nostalgia with Root Beer made fresh in every restaurant

Our proprietary recipe and innovative process create a win-win for franchisees as we invoke nostalgic appeal. Our Root Beer is at the core of our brand identity, the centerpiece of our menu and the item that put our nearly 100-year-old brand on the map. And thanks to some innovative equipment that allows for a more efficient process that maintains our traditional recipe, we’re proud to say that every single A&W restaurant once again makes its Root Beer fresh in the stores…

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