August 24, 2019
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All pooches welcome: Celebrate International Dog Day in Australia with IHG

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) is extending its hospitality to four-legged guests at select bars & restaurants across Australia from today until the end of September.

IHG® signs new Crowne Plaza for Ankara, Turkey

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is continuing to expand its footprint across Turkey with the signing of Crowne Plaza Ankara.

Generation Next Announces Fiscal Year End Revenue of $17,100,000 Representing 1,821% Increase Year-Over-Year

Generation Next (OTCQB: VEND) reported June revenue of $3.1 million on 74 deliveries bringing the total revenue for the quarter to $8.3 million on 207 kiosks.

IHG Strengthens Luxury And Upscale Portfolios In India

InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG) has signed an agreement with Hotel Paraag Limited in Bangalore, for two hotels – the new built InterContinental Bengaluru Whitefield and Crowne Plaza Bengaluru Raj Bhavan Road.

Generation Next Announces May 2019 Results

Generation Next reported May revenue of approximately $2.2 million on 57 kiosk installations bringing the total revenue for the quarter to approximately $5.2 million.

Generation Next Announces Changes in Quarterly Reporting

Generation Next reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 and used the opportunity to begin introducing changes to how the Company communicates actual performance and future expectations.

IHG Brings Crowne Plaza Back To Port Moresby As An All-New Residences Offering

Crowne Plaza® will make its return to Port Moresby in July 2019 after the signing of an agreement between IHG and owners OPH Limited.

Generation NEXT Announces $3.0 Million of Revenue Recognized in April 2019 Results

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced its monthly results for April today showing the fourth month in a row of revenue growth

Generation Next Increases Q4 and Calendar 2019 Installation Update

Generation Next Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) announced today an increase in the estimate of Reis & Irvy’s unattended retail kiosks to be installed during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands to Showcase Reis & Irvy’s, Print Mates™ Autonomous Kiosks at the NAMA Show 2019 in Las Vegas, April 24-26

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it would be showcasing both its Reis & Irvy’s and Print Mates™ unattended retail offerings at the 2019 NAMA Show.

IHG® is set to expand presence in Russia, CIS & Georgia

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) is making strides against its expansion strategy in Russia, CIS & Georgia, as it opened three new hotels in recent weeks with a further five set to open over the coming months.

Generation Next Franchise Brands, Inc. Acquires Print Mates™, Expanding Company’s Unattended Retail Portfolio

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it has reached terms to acquire the assets of Print Mates, LLC.

Generation NEXT Announces March 2019 Results

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced its monthly report for March today.

Generation Next Names Ryan Polk as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Generation Next Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) announced Ryan Polk as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Company.

Generation Next Announces February 2019 Results

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced its monthly report to stakeholders for the month of February today.

Generation Next Announces Interim Agreement with New Kiosk Manufacturing Partner

Generation Next (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it has reached an interim agreement with Wisconsin-based Stoelting Foodservice.

Generation Next Announces January 2019 Results in First Monthly Report

Starting with January 2019, Generation Next (OTCQB: VEND) will be providing monthly reports on operations.

Generation Next Franchise Brands Announces Launch of Corporate Operated Robot Investment Fund

Generation Next Franchise Brands, Inc. announced the launch of 19 Degrees Corporate Service LLC, a new investment vehicle for its network of current and future robotic soft serve vending kiosk owners.

Reis & Irvy’s Announces 90-day Sales In Excess Of 100,000 Cups Of Frozen Yogurt From Its Recent Field Results

Generation Next Franchise Brands (OTCBB – VEND) announced today results from its field sales designed to improve overall kiosk performance, determine consumer pricing habits and identify the best performing location categories.

Crowne Plaza and The School of Life to Offer an Emotionally Intelligent Hotel Experience

Leading business travel hotel brand, Crowne Plaza has launched a new training programme to help hotel team members become more attuned to guests’ needs through a heightened awareness of the skills of emotional intelligence.

Generation Next Franchise Brands Announces Launch of Corporate-Owned Portfolio of Robotic Vending Kiosks

Generation Next Franchise Brands, Inc. (“Company” or “Generation Next”) announced the launch of a new, Company-owned robotic vending kiosk portfolio.

Generation Next Franchise Brands Announces Meeting of Shareholders & Investors to Discuss Financial Results

Generation Next Franchise Brands (OTCBB:VEND) today announced a special meeting of shareholders will be held Monday December 10th, at 2:00p.m PST, at the Generation Next headquarters in San Diego.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Completes Q1 with a Record $11.9 Million in Aggregate Bookings for its Franchise Concept Reis & Irvy's

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) reports quarterly franchise bookings of $11.9 million as of September 30, 2018, before certain adjustments.

As Nationwide Rollout Gains Steam, Here's What Reis & Irvy's Franchisees Have to Say About Their New Businesses

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OCTQB: VEND) is forging ahead with a nationwide rollout of its robotic frozen yogurt and ice cream franchise, Reis & Irvy’s, and early reviews from franchisees.

Reis & Irvy's, Robot-Staffed Frozen Yogurt Chain, Inks $3.2 Million Master Franchise Agreement in Knoxville, TN

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. has signed an exclusive agreement with master franchise rights for the robot-staffed frozen yogurt and ice cream chain in Knoxville, TN, the state’s third largest city after Nashville and Memphis.

Reis & Irvy's and Jacksonville Entrepreneur to Donate 30 Days Profits to Victims of Jacksonville Landing Shooting

Jacksonville entrepreneur, Brandon Cheal, was deeply saddened in the days since the tragic August 26th shooting at Jacksonville Landing.

Reis & Irvy's, Robot-Staffed Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream Chain, Inks $3.2 Million Master Franchise Agreement in Dayton, Ohio

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. announced that its flagship subsidiary, Reis & Irvy’s, has signed an exclusive agreement with master franchise rights for the robot-staffed frozen yogurt and ice cream chain in greater Dayton, Ohio.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. Announces Robot Installations Across 32 North American Cities

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. announced that the company is ramping production and delivery of its proprietary Reis & Irvy’s robotic frozen dessert vending kiosks after a brief delay that forced the company to redesign two key...

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) Reports Material Definitive Agreement with Canteen in Recent Filing

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) revealed in a recent 8K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company has entered into a Material Definitive Agreement with Canteen, a division of Compass Group USA, Inc....

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. Contracts CSA Service Solutions to Provide Full Service and Support to Robot Vendors in North America

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OCTQB: VEND) announced today an agreement with CSA Service Solutions, a leader in technical field service, to provide for both franchisees and corporate-owned units.

Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Achievement of ‘World’s Best Airport Hotel’ Title for Fourth Consecutive Year

Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport has been named the World’s Best Airport Hotel and the Best Airport Hotel in Asia for the fourth consecutive year at the World Airport Awards.

IHG signs Crowne Plaza Doha West Bay in Partnership with Tanmiyat Real Estate

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of Crowne Plaza Doha West Bay in partnership with Tanmiyat Real Estate.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Announces Strategic Partnership With Leading Frozen Yogurt Producer Dannon YoCream

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCB: VEND) has announced today that they have entered into a partnership agreement with global leading frozen yogurt maker Dannon YoCream™.

Generation Next Franchise Brands Completes Q2 Of Fiscal 2018 With Approximately $6.6 Million In Bookings

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND), whose Reis & Irvy’s frozen yogurt robots launched in April of 2016, completed Q2 of fiscal 2018 with bookings.

IHG Expands Presence in Muscat with Second Crowne Plaza Opening

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) proudly announces the opening of Crowne Plaza Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Muscat.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Completes October 2017 With $2.3 Million in Bookings Representing Nine Newly Appointed Reis & Irvy's Franchisees

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND), whose Reis & Irvy's frozen yogurt robots launched in April of 2016, completed October of fiscal 2018, with bookings aggregating $2.3 million.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Announces Largest Reis & Irvy's Single-Franchise Agreement Since Launching in 2016

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it has completed an exclusive territory franchise agreement within Philadelphia for its frozen yogurt vending concept, Reis & Irvy's.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Announces Reis & Irvy's Franchising Approval in California

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) has announced that its flagship franchise concept Reis & Irvy's has now been approved for franchising within California.

Reis & Irvy's Announces Two Discovery Days With an Open Invitation to Media, National Location Chains, Prospective Franchisees and Shareholders

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands announced that Reis & Irvy's (the franchisor's flagship robotic frozen yogurt franchise concept) will be kicking off its debut to the market with two Discovery Days across the United States.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Announces $18,120,000 Reis & Irvy's Licensing Agreement Within Canada

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: VEND) announced today that it has completed and secured a master international licensing agreement within Canada for its Reis & Irvy's frozen yogurt concept.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Completes Fiscal 2017

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND), whose Reis & Irvy's frozen yogurt robot franchise launched in April of 2016, completed the First Quarter of fiscal 2018.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Completes August 2017 With a Further $1,233,000 in Bookings Representing Seven Newly Appointed Reis & Irvy's Franchisees

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND), whose Reis & Irvy's frozen yogurt robots launched in April of 2016, completed August of fiscal 2018, with bookings aggregating approximately $1.2 million.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Selects Flex, Ltd. as Its Exclusive Manufacturing Partner for Robotic Vending Technology

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it has selected Flex, Ltd. as its exclusive manufacturing partner.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Announces $875,000 Licensing Agreement Within the Nation of Oman

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCBB: VEND) announced today that it has completed and secured its second international licensing agreement within a month, adding the Arabic nation of Oman to its list of growing territories.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Commences Fiscal 2018 With $2,197,500 in Bookings for July

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, whose Reis & Irvy's frozen yogurt robots launched in April of 2016, commenced fiscal 2018, with bookings aggregating $2,197,500 in July 2017, representing the sale of 53 robots to 10 new franchisees.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Hires Anthony Mauriello as General Counsel and Tabitha Burke as Vice President of Franchise Development

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it has hired both Anthony Mauriello as General Counsel and Tabitha Burke as Vice President of Franchise Development.

Reis & Irvy's Announces Signing of $3,637,500 International Licensing Agreement for the Exclusive Territory of Israel

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that its robotic frozen yogurt vending franchise concept, Reis & Irvy's, began its global expansion.

IceBorn Water and Ice Vending

The Military Times Announces Its “Best For Vets: Franchises”

Ice House America, the pioneer in automated ice and water vending technology, is proud to announce that its franchise brand, IceBorn, has been named The Military Times Best for Vets: Franchises 2017 rankings.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Appoints D&K Engineering as Contract Manufacturer for Robotic Vending Development

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that on May 16, 2017, it appointed San Diego-based D&K Engineering as their exclusive contract manufacturer.

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Announces Results for the Third Fiscal Quarter and Nine Months Ended March 31, 2017

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) reports franchise bookings for its third fiscal quarter and nine months ended March 31st 2017.


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