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									The following samples Profiles come from the 2nd Quarter 2008 New
Concept Report. They highlight some of the range of lead opportunities
that can be found in every quarterly report.

These brands have ambitious growth plans, with business models in the
hottest industries. The companies need a wide range of products and
services like: franchise brokers and sales consulting, back-office tools such
as POS and Intranets, a range of marketing services, professional services
like accounting, HR, legal and insurance.

To learn more about the New Concept Report, call us at 800.485.9570.
                       Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas
                        13809 Research Boulevard #735 Austin, TX 78750
                             512-219-7800 |
                                         John Martin, Chief Executive Officer

Alamo Ownership Group franchises the right to establish            UNIT DESCRIPTION.
and operate a theater and restaurant venue. Alamo                  Each venue will typically have between 15,000 and
Drafthouses offer a unique combination of theatre and              40,000 square feet of space, have four to ten movie
restaurant, showing first-run and independent films                screens and offer food and beverage services. They are
while offering in-theatre food and beverage service.               usually located in commercially zoned shopping or
                                                                   entertainment areas.
Alamo Ownership Group was formed on May 17, 2004
and commenced business in July 2004. Alamo                          Unit Type                  Number       Region
Ownership Group acquired the business from ADCFS,                   Franchised:                     4       South (4)
Ltd. An affiliate of ADCFS, Austin Cinema Drafthouse
                                                                    Company-Owned:                  3       South (3)
opened the original Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in April
1997.                                                               Projected Franchise:            1       South (1)
                                                                    Projected Company:              0
Alamo Ownership Group, Ltd.                                        UNIT SET-UP BUDGET
 Parent                           Dec 27, 2007                      Item                                   Investment
                                                                    Signs, Fixtures and Equipment          $800,000 - $1,000,000
 Cash                                      $149,545
                                                                    Initial Inventory, Food, Bar,          $25,000 - $100,000
 Total Assets                              $496,219
 Total Liabilities                       $1,465,281                 Business Supplies                      $10,000 - $15,000
 Stockholders Equity                       $969,062                 Electronic Cash Register System        $50,000 - $70,000
 Total Revenues                          $1,002,177                 with Modem and Initial Access
 Net Income                              ($257,853)                 to Monitoring Software
                                                                    Phone and Internet Service,            $4,000 - $6,000
                                                                    Facsimile Machine

                                                                   APPROVED SUPPLIERS
                                                                   Aloha POS Software
                                                                   RTS POS Software
                                                                   Coca-Cola North America

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                                              Asian Chao
                                385 Commerce Way, Longwood, FL 32750
                                  407-830-5338 |
                       Biagio Schiano, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board

THE BUSINESS                                                       UNIT DESCRIPTION
Food Systems Unlimited, Inc. offers franchises for the             The food court units will typically range between 550
right to establish and operate the Asian Chao                      and 1,500 square feet. Each Asian Chao Restaurant will
Restaurant. Asian Chao Restaurants present a menu that             have 15 to 30 feet of service counter space. The units
offers Japanese food such as various kinds of sushi,               are primarily located in enclosed regional and super-
chicken, beef and seafood tempura, hibachi chicken and             regional shopping malls.
beef, and a variety of teriyaki dishes.
                                                                    Unit Type                 Number        Region
Asian Chao’s ingredients are top notch, and the                     Franchised:                     0
company has spent significant time and effort to ensure
                                                                                                            East (6), Midwest
that menus and food items are unique.                               Company-Owned:                     22
                                                                                                            (5) South (11)
The franchisor is Food Systems Unlimited, Inc. and was              Projected Franchise:                2   East (1), West (1)
incorporated on January 14, 1991. Since 1991, Food                  Projected Company:                  2   East (1), South (1)
Systems Unlimited, Inc. has operated three restaurant
concepts. These are Asian Chao Oriental Eatery, Maki of            UNIT SET-UP BUDGET
Japan and Chao Cajun, a Cajun Eatery.                               Item                               Investment
                                                                    Equipment                          $75,000 - $90,000
FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE SUMMARY                                       Initial Inventory                  $8,000 - $10,000
Food Systems Unlimited and Affiliates, Inc.                         Signage                            $4,000 - $6,500
 Parent                            Dec 31, 2006                     Architectural/Engineering          $25,000 - $25,000
 Cash                                     $2,890,408                Electronic Cash Register           $2,500 - $3,500
 Total Assets                            $14,680,567                System with Modem and
                                                                    Initial Access to Monitoring
 Total Liabilities                        $3,881,428
 Stockholders Equity                      $4,799,139                Facsimile Machine                  $350 - $500
 Total Revenues                          $40,945,811                Business Supplies                  $1,000 - $1,500
 Net Income                               $3,621,583
                                                                   APPROVED SUPPLIERS

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                            5120 Virginia Way, # B-23, Brentwood, TN 37027
                                 615-372-0707 |
                                                  Brett McFarland, President

THE BUSINESS                                                          UNIT DESCRIPTION
Bar-B-Cutie restaurants are fast, casual family-oriented              For a freestanding Bar-B-Cutie unit, the approximate size
restaurants specializing in Bar-B-Q Pork, Grilled Chicken,            of the real property is 25,000 to 35,000 square feet and
Baby Back Ribs, and other foods.                                      the building itself will be approximately 1,200 to 3,000
                                                                      square feet. The unit location will most likely be one
Bar-B-Cutie prides itself on the quality of its cooking, the          accessible to vehicular traffic from a highway and/or
contentment of its customers, and the continuity of its               commercial development.
                                                                       Unit Type                 Number        Region
The McFarland family has owned and operated a Bar-B-                                                           South (10), Midwest
Cutie restaurant since 1958. Bar-B-Cutie Franchise                     Franchised:                        12
                                                                                                               (1), Plains (1)
Systems, LLC was formed on June 12, 2003 and has
                                                                       Company-Owned:                      2   South (2)
offered franchises for the operation of Bar-B-Cutie
                                                                                                               South (10), Midwest
restaurants since June of 2003. Bar-B-Cutie Drive-In,                  Projected Franchise:               16
                                                                                                               (5), East (1)
Inc. is an affiliate and offered franchises for the
operation of Bar-B-Cutie restaurants in 1995 and 1996.                 Projected Company:                  1   South (1)
There are no more Bar-B-Cutie restaurants operating
under a franchise agreement with BDI.                                 UNIT SET-UP BUDGET
                                                                       Item                                    Investment
FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE SUMMARY                                          Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment,         $175,000 - $250,000
Bar-B-Cutie Franchise Systems, LLC                                     Décor Package and Signage
 Franchisor                          Dec 31, 2007                      and Small Wares
                                                                       Initial Inventory                       $15,000 - $18,000
 Cash                                           $24,796
 Total Assets                                  $158,922
                                                                      APPROVED SUPPLIERS
 Total Liabilities                              $71,506
                                                                      Bar-B-Cutie Franchise Systems, LLC
 Stockholders Equity                            $87,416
 Total Revenues                                $821,720
 Net Income                                    $128,138

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                          2970 Peachtree Road NE, # 275, Atlanta, GA 30305
                                 404-260-0961 |
                                                  Jerald Foster, President

THE BUSINESS                                                        UNIT DESCRIPTION
BeavEx, Inc. grants the right to operate a local and in-            BeavEx is a courier franchise and the emphasis is on the
state same-day courier service business.                            tools and vehicles required.

BeavEx uses its industry-leading technology platform                 Unit Type                 Number        Region
called The BeavEx Advantage to give its customers the                Franchised:                    0
information they need to manage their transportation
                                                                     Company-Owned:                 1        West (1)
networks. The result is a dramatic improvement in the
quality and accountability of same day delivery services.            Projected Franchise:           7        West (7)
                                                                     Projected Company:             0        0
BeavEx, Inc. was incorporated on March 31, 1989. It has
no predecessors. Its affiliate, Delivery Technologies, LLC          UNIT SET-UP BUDGET
was organized on January 26, 2001, and grants licenses               Item                                 Investment
to BeavEx franchisees to use proprietary software to
                                                                     Tools, Equipment, Vehicles           $10,000 - $45,000
operate their businesses.
                                                                     Symbol Scanner                       $400 - $2,500
FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE SUMMARY                                        Computer System                      $100 - $1,000
BeavEx, Inc.                                                         Communications Devices               $25 - $300
 Franchisor                           Dec 31, 2007
                                                                    APPROVED SUPPLIERS
 Cash                                          $67,966
                                                                    Delivery Technologies
 Total Assets                              $22,312,536
 Total Liabilities                         $18,802,045
 Stockholders Equity                        $3,510,491
 Total Revenues                           $122,723,840
 Net Income                                   $215,803

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