Little Caesars Pursues Charlotte Franchise Expansion, Targeting 25 New Units by 2024

Little Caesars Pursues Charlotte Franchise Expansion, Targeting 25 New Units by 2024

Leading global pizza chain invites Charlotte’s interested prospects to attend an exclusive webinar event

Little Caesars Pursues Charlotte Franchise Expansion, Targeting 25 New Units by 2024Detroit, MI and Charlotte, NC  (Restaurant News Release) Little Caesars, the global, family-owned pizza chain with franchise and company-owned stores in each of the 50 U.S. states and across 27 countries and territories, is looking to expand its North Carolina footprint with a goal of developing 25 new units across the Charlotte market between now and 2024.

“As the second largest metro area in the Southeast and one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, Charlotte is an exciting market experiencing an increased demand for high-quality food options at a value,” said Craig Sherwood, Vice President of U.S Development at Little Caesars. “Our revolutionary technology – including our signature Pizza Portal® pickup and our Reserve-N-Ready® system for pickup and delivery – gives Little Caesars franchise owners a proven system for meeting the needs of today’s customers and makes us an ideal fit for a bustling market like Charlotte. We are eager to connect with sophisticated potential franchisees who want to join our growing global brand.”

To add to the nearly 40 Little Caesars locations currently open and operating in the greater Charlotte metro area, the brand is actively searching for both single-unit and multi-unit franchisees looking to grow their portfolios in this region.

Interested prospects in the Charlotte market are invited to learn more about the Little Caesars franchise opportunity through an exclusive live webinar event being held on Tuesday, June 29, at 12 p.m. EDT. The webinar, which will be led by members of the brand’s franchise development team, will provide insight into the company’s history and recent innovations as well as the qualifications and steps required to become a franchisee. To register, please visit

Little Caesars franchising investments start at around $360,000, with incentive programs available for veterans and first responders. Interested prospects should visit

About Little Caesars®

Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, Little Caesars was founded by Mike and Marian Ilitch in 1959 as a single, family-owned restaurant. Today, Little Caesars is the third largest pizza chain in the world, with stores in each of the 50 U.S. states and 27 countries and territories.

Known for its HOT-N-READY® pizza and famed Crazy Bread®, Little Caesars has been named “Best Value in America” for the past 14 years (based on nationwide survey of national quick service restaurant customers conducted by Sandelman & Associates – 2007-2020 entitled “Highest Rated Chain – Value for the Money”). Little Caesars products are made with quality ingredients, like fresh, never frozen, mozzarella and Muenster cheese and sauce made from fresh-packed, vine-ripened California crushed tomatoes.

An exceptionally high growth company with 60 years of experience in the $145 billion worldwide pizza industry, Little Caesars is continually looking for franchisee candidates to join our team in markets around the world. In addition to providing the opportunity for entrepreneurial independence in a franchise system, Little Caesars offers strong brand awareness with one of the most recognized and appealing characters in the country, Little Caesar.