AUSTIN Texas Two Schlotzsky's units here have started selling the signature menu items of its two sister chains, Carvel and Cinnabon, according to Atlanta-based Focus Brands Inc., franchisor of all three brands. Focus indicated that the multi-branding will be tested for the next six to nine months to determine if the concepts could be cross-franchised. Carvel, a soft-service ice cream chain, and Schlotzsky's, a fast-casual sandwich concept, are highly regionalized, and Cinnabon's ...
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