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Tasti D-Lite Expands Beyond NYC

Tasti D-Lite, a frozen yogurt franchise chain, continues to expand. Franchise candidates seem to be excited about Tasti's frozen yogurt. The chain has announced 16 signed deals in Tennessee—40 franchises in Texas. New Jersey and California are soon to follow. The chain had another win earlier when some 36 New York business licensees recently decided to convert to franchise owners. A licensee receives less control over business processes and trademarks than does a franchise owner.

James Amos and Snow Phipps Group acquired New York City-based Tasti D-Lite, a 75-store frozen yogurt chain, last year for $21 million. - CoStar's Retail News

Mr. Amos is known among some franchise circles for leaving a trail of legal difficulties, e.g. Sona Medspa, I Can't Believe It's Yogurt and Mail Boxes Etc. (Listed here)

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