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Maui Wowi Cruises Into Cary, North Carolina »

August 29, 2014 at 8:48AM PDT | Source: Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies Opportunities Available

Greenwood Village, Colo. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 - Maui Wowi has made its way to Cary, North Carolina, a thriving community just outside Raleigh. A new store and drive-thru is now open, serving Maui Wowi Hawaiian's popular fruit smoothies and gourmet Hawaiian coffees. Franchisee Zach Dunbar, owner of the new location, relocated to Cary after retiring from a 24 year career in law enforcement at the New York State Police Department.
As a military veteran,Dunbar has been looking forward to continuing to serve his community through the new business and introducing residents to the fun, laidback atmosphere and quality products of Maui Wowi.
"Veterans have the innate characteristics of leadership and dedication that create successful business owners," said Justin Livingston, Vice President of Business Development at Maui Wowi...

Captain D's Opens Newest Franchise Location In West Point, Mississippi »

August 29, 2014 at 8:40AM PDT | Source: Captain D's Seafood
Captain D's Seafood Opportunities Available

Seafood Chain's Franchise and Corporate Store Growth Plan Gains Momentum
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - August 28, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - On August 18, 2014, Captain D's opened its newest franchise location in West Point, Mississippi.
Keith and Chris McBrayer were inspired by their father's love for Captain D's, which is why they decided to join the seafood chain's franchise system. "People in West Point love Captain D's. Since we made the announcement that Captain D's was coming to the community, we have received countless thank yous. We are very excited to bring fresh, affordable seafood to the people of West Point," said Chris McBrayer.
The restaurant, which is located at 1160 Highway 45 Alternate South, is the first Captain D's in the state of Mississippi to be built with the new coastal-theme that resembles a beachside destination...

Alamo Focuses On The "Draft" In Drafthouse With New Monthly Beer Spotlight »

August 29, 2014 at 8:16AM PDT | Source: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

New national initiative delves deep into the world of brews focusing on a different beer style each month, starting this September with Oktoberfest beers.
August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Austin, TX - Prosit! The Alamo Drafthouse is excited to announce the launch of its new monthly spotlight exploring the vast and tasty world of beers, with a focus on a different style of brew each month. Long known as an oasis for those passionate about cinema and the moviegoing experience, "Drafthouse" is an equally vital part of the Alamo's name and identity. Celebrating craft beers has always been as much a part of the Alamo experience as the custom pre-shows, the no talking policy, and the "Royale with Cheese."
Now, the Alamo is taking its love of beer just a step further to help novices and aficionados alike discover the nuances of IPAs, brown ales, pilsners and more...

Rent-A-Center Donates To Boys & Girls Clubs Of Hawaii »

August 29, 2014 at 7:29AM PDT | Source: Rent-A-Center

HONOLULU - (BUSINESS WIRE) - August 23, 2014 - Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII) today donated computer equipment and software, including nine Lenovo all-in-one computers and a high-tech multimedia computer, to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hawaii (BGCH). The Charles C. Spalding Clubhouse is one of four across the nation sharing a total of $100,000 worth of Rent-A-Center funding for the development of "Tech Centers," aimed at providing Club youth the latest in available technology.
"The Rent-A-Center Tech Center at the Spalding Clubhouse will tremendously elevate the quality of our teen programs," said Natalie Pawluk, Clubhouse director. "Additionally, our staff will have an increased ability to monitor the use of the computers and ensure the safety of all teens as media consumers at the Club...

National Property Inspections Welcomes New Business Owners In August »

August 29, 2014 at 7:23AM PDT | Source: National Property Inspection

August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Omaha, Neb. - National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, is pleased to announce two new franchise owners who will take the company's brand to new areas:

Logan Godkin, 25, is from Livermore, California, and his territory will cover Livermore and part of Alameda County.
Wayne Merrill, 54, is from Washington, Utah, and his territory will cover Washington County in southwest Utah.

"We're excited to have these new franchisees on board with NPI," said Roland Bates, president of National Property Inspections, Inc. "They are helping us grow our company and deliver National Property Inspections to new areas...

GAP Launches Bold New Films, Directed By David Fincher, As Part Of Its Global 'Dress Normal' Campaign »

August 29, 2014 at 7:18AM PDT | Source: Gap Inc

Dress Normal celebrates individuality and authenticity of personal style.
NEW YORK, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gap, the iconic American clothing brand, revealed a series of films that will air on TV, in cinema, in stores and online, created by Academy Award-nominated director David Fincher (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network, Fight Club and the much anticipated Gone Girl). The four new commercials - Kiss, Drive, Golf and Stairs - mark Gap's return to television.
Fincher's inspiration and cinematic touch is clearly apparent, with a creative treatment that sets them apart from Gap's previous TV campaigns. The four films were created with Wieden+Kennedy New York as part of Gap's new campaign, Dress Normal.
"We want these films to get people talking...

SuperShuttle Now Serving Amsterdam »

August 29, 2014 at 7:10AM PDT | Source: SuperShuttle

PHOENIX - August 8, 2014 - SuperShuttle is now providing service in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Amsterdam Airport Schiphol NL(AMS) is SuperShuttle and ExecuCar's fifth European airport service area.
To book your ride, visit SuperShuttle.com and select Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as your destination, or download our mobile app to make your advance reservations on the go. In Amsterdam, SuperShuttle vehicles operate under the name: Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Shuttle.
SuperShuttle also allows customers to earn airline points and miles on participating carriers including; Delta Air Lines SkyMiles®, Frontier Airlines EarlyReturns®, Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards®, United Airlines MileagePlus® and US Airways Dividend Miles® programs when booking reservations online or via mobile apps...

Baby Boomers Retire To Where Millennials Launch Careers: Franchising. »

August 29, 2014 at 7:06AM PDT | Source: The Entrepreneur's Source

The Entrepreneur's Source® Reviews Increased Entrepreneurial Tendencies in Baby Boomers and Millennials
August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // SOUTHBURY, Conn. - You wouldn't typically compare the launch of a career with its retirement, but when it comes to the entrepreneurial tendencies of contrasting generations, Baby Boomers and their Millennial children, parallels are drawn. While the Woodstock generation is retiring, and their children are entering the workforce, the employment landscape looks vastly different than it has with previous decades.
For Baby Boomers, the economy has forced many of them to continue working, while others are continuously stimulated as an active generation and are not ready to leave the grind of the workforce...

101 Mobility Of Virginia Beach Names New Branch Manager »

August 29, 2014 at 6:58AM PDT | Source: 101 Mobility

August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Mike McGrath is the new branch manager of 101 Mobility of Virginia Beach.
101 Mobility of Virginia Beach is a local retailer, installer, and maintenance service provider for mobility and accessibility products such as wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, patient lifts, auto lifts, and more, according to a news release. The new fully rounded team is busy ramping up a fresh sales strategy to better serve the Virginia Beach area and surrounding neighborhoods.
McGrath brings several decades of experience in the elevator industry. He has worked in Massachusetts, South Africa and most recently he has been working in the Chesapeake.
He has already hit the ground running with a recent project he worked on for the Caudill family of Yorktown...

Chester's International Opens 12 New Locations In July »

August 29, 2014 at 6:58AM PDT | Source: Chester's

August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Birmingham, AL - Chester's partnered with local retailers in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Washington to open twelve new restaurants.
Fans of Chester's delicious fried chicken can now satisfy their chicken cravings at the following new Chester's restaurants:

E-Z To Stop in Blanco, TX 
FastLane in Eolia, MO
FastLane in Fulton, MO
Heartland Foods in Hillsboro, KS
Hometown Market in Cashmere, WA
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores in Guymon, OK
Orondo Market Place in Orondo, WA
Panther Petroleum in Johnstown, PA
Rhodes 101 Stop Convenience Store in Jackson, MO
T-Mart in Cookeville, TN
Trading Post in Huntington, IN
VIP Fuels 7 in Salyersville, KY

"We are excited to welcome twelve new restaurants to the Chester's family," stated John Nevels, Regional Operations Manager, Chester's International, LLC...

Red Robin Inspires Seattle Seahawks Offense With Tavern Double Tuesday »

August 29, 2014 at 5:27AM PDT | Source: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

The Gourmet Burger Authority™ Partners with Seattle Seahawks to Kick Off Football Season so Fans can Score Tasty Rewards
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin) is ready for some football! This season, the Gourmet Burger Authority™ offers Seattle Seahawks fans the chance to reap the benefits of their team's on-field successes. Whenever the Seahawks trigger a Tavern Double Tuesday promotion, Red Robin® restaurants will serve up a FREE* Red's Tavern Double™ burger with Bottomless Steak Fries® with the purchase of two beverages and a burger, entree or entree salad. A Tavern Double Tuesday will be activated at all Washington and Oregon Red Robin restaurants on Tuesdays following any Seattle Seahawks game in which the team scores a touchdown from inside the red zone...

Christian Brothers Automotive Opens New Location In Knoxville »

August 29, 2014 at 5:18AM PDT | Source: Christian Brothers Automotive

Trusted Automotive Repair Brand Offers Quality and Convenience
August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Knoxville, TN - Christian Brothers Automotive, the automotive repair shop creating a positive "culture shock" in town with its commitment to honesty and integrity, opened a new location this week situated at 10406 Kingston Pike in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Located on Kingston Pike between Pellissippi Parkway and the Costco on Lovell Road, the nearly 5,000 square-foot location includes nine service bays, as well as an upscale lobby with home-charm décor that features leather couches, decorative lighting, artwork and hardwood floors. Christian Brothers also offers a new courtesy shuttle vehicle to transport clients to and from work or home while their vehicles are being serviced...

CPR Cell Phone Repair Opens New Franchise Store In Plymouth, MN »

August 29, 2014 at 5:00AM PDT | Source: CPR Cell Phone Repair

Independence, OH - August 28, 2014 - (PR.com) - CPR Cell Phone Repair, the fastest growing wireless technology franchise network in North America, is pleased to announce the opening of a new store located in Plymouth, MN. CPR Cell Phone Repair congratulates Murray Death on the recent opening of his Plymouth store located in the Greater Minneapolis Area.
Murray Death joins the CPR franchise network with over 30 years of sales and marketing experience. Death contributed his senior sales leadership to manufacturing and distribution companies including Honeywell; Turck, Inc.; and FasTest, Inc. Death and his family are long-term residents of the Plymouth/Wayzata area and are actively involved in the community. He is a member of BNI Plymouth, a professional business organization...

PrideStaff Expands With New Staffing And Employment Agency In Charlotte, NC »

August 29, 2014 at 4:50AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to announce the opening of a new staffing and employment agency in Charlotte, NC. The new office will offer a full range of staffing and employment services in a variety of professional and light industrial disciplines serving the Charlotte Southeast area.
"After more than 20 years in corporate marketing positions in very large companies, I'm excited at the change to help the local community," said Denis Pringle, Owner and Strategic-Partner of the Charlotte Southeast PrideStaff office. "Solving problems can be challenging and it's something I enjoy tackling. Owning a PrideStaff office allows me to help both businesses and professionals solve challenges and succeed...

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint Defies The Calendar And Celebrates National Panini Month »

August 29, 2014 at 4:16AM PDT | Source: Uncle Maddio's

When Warm, Toasted Sandwiches Should Be Enjoyed
Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint Is More Than Just Pizza, Celebrating The Panini Sandwich This Fall
August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA - While the calendar says August is National Panini Month, Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint prefers to feature hot, toasted, sandwiches with fresh, melted cheeses, meats, and veggies when the weather starts to cool down. Uncle Maddio's is crazy like that. Just in time for fall, the original, and fastest growing, create-your-own premium fast casual pizza franchise is celebrating the never-forgotten pizza sidekick with our new limited-time offer expanded Panini menu.
"If you love our pizzas - and you know you do - then it's time now to be bold and come in to taste an Uncle Maddio's Toasted Panini sandwich," says Founder and Chief Pizza Maker Matt Andrew, Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint...

Red Robin Cheers On Arizona Cardinals' Defense With Tavern Double Tuesday »

August 28, 2014 at 7:15AM PDT | Source: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

The Gourmet Burger Authority™ Partners with Arizona Cardinals to Kick Off Football Season so Fans can Score Tasty Rewards
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin) is ready for some football! This season, the Gourmet Burger Authority™ offers Arizona Cardinals fans the chance to reap the benefits of their team's on-field successes. Whenever the Cardinals trigger a Tavern Double Tuesday promotion, Red Robin® restaurants will serve up a FREE* Red's Tavern Double™ burger with Bottomless Steak Fries® with the purchase of two beverages and a burger, entree or entree salad. A Tavern Double Tuesday will be activated at all Arizona Red Robin restaurants on Tuesdays following any Arizona Cardinals game in which the team records two or more sacks...

Fantastic Fest Celebrates 10 Years Of Chaos And Destruction With A Gala Red Carpet Screening Of "John Wick" With Keanu Reeves »

August 28, 2014 at 6:16AM PDT | Source: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

U.S. Premiere Of "Nightcrawler" As Closing Night Film & Fantastic Debates Challenge From Bittorent
Second Wave of Programming for the Festival's 10th Anniversary and the Grand Reopening of Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar and The Highball September 18-25th, 2014 - Austin, Texas
August 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // Austin, TX - Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Fantastic Fest is excited to announce the second wave of events, special guests and film programming. Fantastic Fest 2014 takes place September 18-25th in Austin, Texas at the newly reopened Alamo South Lamar and Highball.
Get ready to be blown away by Lionsgate's latest action-packed thriller, John Wick starring Keanu Reeves, with a red carpet gala screening with Reeves and directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski in attendance...

Menchie's Asks Fans "Why Pick Sides?" With The Launch Of A Partnership With Oreo »

August 28, 2014 at 6:13AM PDT | Source: Menchie's

Menchie's Offers Two New Cookie Flavors and Oreo Toppings
August 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // ENCINO, Calif. - Menchie's, North America's fastest growing self-serve frozen yogurt franchise, is delighted to launch not one, but two new flavors on September 1st that give yogurt lovers the choice of Just the Cookie or Just the Creme. To maximize these delicious flavors, Menchie's recommends swirling both flavors together to instantly create the mouthwatering taste of "America's Favorite Cookie."
Just the Cookie combines real chocolate cookie crumbs swirled with cocoa, bringing to mind the classic flavor of Oreo® sandwich chocolate cookies. The flavor's partner in crime Just the Creme takes dessert to the next level by offering sweet vanilla creme filling...

MY SALON Suite Announces Grand Opening Of New South Tampa Location »

August 28, 2014 at 6:10AM PDT | Source: MY SALON Suite

Premier Salon Suites Leader Expands Presence in Florida with Six Luxurious Locations Now Open
NEW ORLEANS - Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - MY SALON Suite, the leader in premier salon suites franchises, announced today that its newest upscale location in South Tampa, Florida is hosting a grand opening event on Monday, September 8 from 4-7 p.m. Located in the historic Britton Plaza, MY SALON Suite of South Tampa invites everyone in the community to attend this free event to meet some of the best health and beauty professionals in the business, while enjoying appetizers, wine, product giveaways, tours and beauty demonstrations.
"We're excited to give the community an opportunity to tour our upscale beauty complex, experience our luxuriously private salon suites, and meet some of the best stylists in the city," said Heather Tomasello, property owner at MY SALON Suite of South Tampa...

Curves Hosts National Open House Week In Honor Of Me Time »

August 28, 2014 at 5:52AM PDT | Source: Curves International

Recent Survey Finds Nearly Seven in Ten Women Would Like More "Me Time"; Participating Curves Offering Free Workout and Tour of the "All New" Curves September 15th-20th
Woodway, TX – August 15, 2014 – Curves International, Inc., (http://www.curves.com/) the largest chain of fitness centers for women in the world, announced today that participating Curves are hosting an Open House the week of September 15-20, 2014 and new members can receive 30 days free,* in addition to a free workout. The Open House week provides women with the opportunity to check out their local "all-new" Curves and take some important "me time" for themselves.
According to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of Curves, nearly seven in ten (67%) women responded would like more "me time" in a given week for their personal interests and hobbies...



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