A&W Dining establishments has opened a spot in the Rock Hill, South Carolina, Walmart. The unit is owned and operated by multi-unit and multi-manufacturer franchisees Ronald and Nadyne Jennings, who have signed a a few-unit deal for the North and South Carolina markets, according to a push launch.

The Rock Hill A&W is the 1st site systemwide to open up in a Walmart.

The Jennings have options to open extra locations in the Carolinas, which includes a restaurant in Aiken, South Carolina, which is planned for an opening later this yr.

“From our experiences proudly owning other franchises in the place, we saw the exclusive experience A&W is able to offer buyers and how dedicated they are to delivering the optimum top quality support. We are self-assured that we are bringing to Rock Hill an American favorite that every person in the household can get pleasure from,” Ronald Jennings stated in the push release. “We are excited to convey our legendary model to South and North Carolina. A lot of people today remember A&W when they were being escalating up. I bear in mind recollections of likely there and getting an A&W Root Beer Float. A&W struck my desire since A&W has been about for around a century and is regarded as the country’s oldest franchise. I considered, why not go with the pioneers?”

“We feel the Carolinas have the ability to property many much more further prosperous places to eat. We are thrilled about our new franchise partner and that we have been in a position to help him reach his desire of opening a number of A&W places to eat,” John Palumbo, A&W’s senior director of franchise growth, mentioned in the press launch. “For more than 100 a long time, the A&W brand has resonated with so many People in america throughout this great place and Rock Hill is no distinctive. This is only the idea of the Root Beer Float for A&W in South Carolina!”

The new Rock Hill locale is element of A&W’s prepare to award 26 models to franchisees in 2023 and open 10 new areas. A&W is hunting to goal the two new and existing marketplaces like supplemental states like Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, but also North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Nevada.