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Kinderdance Announces Kinder Dance With Me® Session 2 »

May 29, 2015 at 4:18AM PDT | Source: Kinderdance
Kinderdance Opportunities Available

May 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // Melbourne, FL - Kinderdance® International is excited to announce Kinder Dance With Me® Session 2 of a brand new program developed to support our focus on a child’s gross motor and language development while providing the foundational skills for which higher learning is built upon.
Kinder Dance With Me® offers dance and sensory-motor activities that enhance timely acquisition of developmental milestones. Established in 2014 Kinder Dance With Me® has released its 2nd of 4 sessions for young children ages 15-24months. The program focuses on the developmental motor milestones children greatly need to move towards their full potential. Children are able to learn and move under the instruction of a certified instructor from Kinderdance® in a safe atmosphere with cute age appropriate songs and dances...

Papa John's Sweetens The Deal With All-New Cinnamon Knots, Answers Unprecedented Demand From Fans Nationwide »

May 29, 2015 at 4:08AM PDT | Source: Papa John's

Add All-New Cinnamon Knots or Garlic Knots for Only $5 When Paired with the Greek Pizza for Just $12
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - May 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Following the wildly successful release of Papa John's Garlic Knots last month, the company's founder, president and CEO Papa John announced today that it would begin offering a sweet spin on a new fan favorite this summer.
In the weeks following the launch, customers went "knots" and took to their phones and social media accounts to voice their support. To celebrate and reward its fans, Papa John's announced that it will now offer all-new Cinnamon Knots - eight delectable knots made from fresh, never frozen dough, topped with a cinnamon sugar drizzle and oven baked to golden brown perfection...

The Halal Guys To Open Franchise Locations In Northern Virginia »

May 29, 2015 at 4:02AM PDT | Source: The Halal Guys

A 5-unit Deal For Nova will Add to the Halal Guys’ Presence in the D.C. Metro Area
May 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // New York, NY - The Halal Guys, the innovative American Halal food concept based in New York City, has announced the signing of a 5-unit franchise deal for territories in Northern Virginia, which comes after already signing a 10-unit deal for Washington, D.C. a few months earlier.
The D.C. metro still has a number of major markets with prime franchise territories available, including Maryland. With territories selling out so quickly, expansion plans for The Halal Guys will focus on top real estate markets, seeking sites in mass gathering areas like airports, train stations, malls, and neighborhoods with a significant late night demand...

Wienerschnitzel Announces Newest Activation In Partnership With Toyota »

May 29, 2015 at 3:58AM PDT | Source: Wienerschnitzel

World’s Largest Hot Dog Chain Celebrates the Release of Toyota’s New RAV4 Rally Car
May 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, California – Wienerschnitzel, the world’s largest hot dog chain, has announced its newest activation in partnership with Toyota, around their recent unveiling of the RAV4 rally car, which will be driven by off-road race pro Ryan Millen in events throughout the U.S., including a portion of the 2015 Rally America season. The Wienerschnitzel logo and the company’s beloved hot dog mascot, “The Delicious One,” will be displayed on the ramped-up RAV4 rally car along with Millen’s race gear. Additionally, Wienerschnitzel will host social media contests with prizes including a one-year subscription to Racer Magazine and Sirius XM Satellite Radio, and two passes to the 2015 SEMA Car Show in Las Vegas as a guest of Toyota...

Sky Zone Awards Franchise In Asheville »

May 29, 2015 at 3:52AM PDT | Source: Sky Zone

Creator Of The World's First All-Walled Trampoline Playing Court Is Coming To Town
May 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Sky Zone Trampoline Park, creator of the world's first all-walled trampoline playing court, announces it has awarded its newest franchise in Asheville, with plans to open its doors in late fall. For a WoW experience, the brand new facility will include an Open Jump Court, Ultimate Dodgeball courts, SkySlam Basketball courts, and a giant Foam Pit. The new park will offer local families a better choice for entertainment and recreation by bringing this innovative concept to the rapidly growing city.
“After visiting other Sky Zone parks in nearby areas and seeing how the concept emphasizes having fun while being active, I saw a need for Sky Zone in the Asheville community, said franchisee, Sutton Bacon...

Fatburger Introduces New Limited Time Western BBQ Bacon Burger And Chocnana Milkshake »

May 29, 2015 at 3:44AM PDT | Source: Fatburger

The Last Great Hamburger Stand Offers New Summer-Inspired Selections Starting This June
May 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – Fatburger, famous for its juicy, made-to-order burgers, has added two new items to shake up the menu just in time for summer. Beginning on June 1st and continuing through August 31st, guests can enjoy the savory Western BBQ Bacon Fatburger and finish off their meal with a satisfyingly sweet Hershey’s® ChocNana Milkshake.
Reminiscent of mid-summer barbeques, the new Western BBQ Bacon Fatburger features a gourmet Fatburger patty, topped with melted Swiss cheese and crispy bacon. The burger is then dressed with Cattleman’s Texas Smokey BBQ sauce for an extra punch of flavor and is finished off with homemade onion rings in addition to fresh lettuce and tomato...

In Home Personal Services Sponsoring Walk To End Alzheimer's »

May 28, 2015 at 12:55PM PDT | Source: In Home Personal Services

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // In Home Personal Services is proud to be a sponsor of the Walk to End Alzheimer's in order to further the mission of the Alzheimer's Association, our corporate partner. Our caregivers attend to the daily needs of clients with this disease, so the Walk to End Alzheimer's offers a unique opportunity for our entire staff to become involved with raising awareness and funds. In Home Personal Services will start this initiative with a kick-off event at our corporate office and will conclude at the McHenry County Walk to End Alzheimer's. While there, we look forward to joining with participants of all ages and abilities and being an integral part of an event that more than 600 communities nationwide join together in honor of those affected by this disease...

Molly Maid Launches Father’s Day We Love Dads Contest »

May 28, 2015 at 11:25AM PDT | Source: Molly Maid

Molly Maid Partners with Grand Traverse Pie Company to Offer a Chance to Win a House Cleaning & Chocolate Stout Pie
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - May 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - The national residential cleaning franchise celebrating more than 30 years of cleaning America’s homes, Molly Maid wants to recognize the important men in our lives and give them a break from house cleaning for Father’s Day. To do something special for all the hard-working dads, Molly Maid partnered with Grand Traverse Pie Company to create the We Love Dads contest.
A one-word contest entry will reward winners with Molly Maid house cleaning gift certificates and a special man-inspired Chocolate Stout Pie. To participate, simply “Like” Molly Maid on Facebook and use one word to describe what you would rather do than clean the house at: https://www...

Kinderdance Announces Kamp Kinderdance. »

May 28, 2015 at 11:11AM PDT | Source: Kinderdance
Kinderdance Opportunities Available

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Melbourne, FL, - May 29th 2015 Kinderdance® International is excited to announce a summer program Kamp Kinderdance® designed for children ages 2-12. Developed from our five unique programs; Kindertots, Kinderdance, Kindergym, Kindercombo and Kindermotion; Kamp Kinderdance® has themed lesson plans for summer fun. Our summer program includes a wide variety of music, movement and exciting activities for children.
Kamp Kinderdance® programs are an expansion of the developmental focus of the Kinderdance® foundation. Kamp Kinderdance® programs are age appropriate with skills taught to child’s ability level. Parents can expect to bring their child to a safe environment where learning is done in a fun but active setting, using themed props and age appropriate music from artists such as “Mr...

Outback Steakhouse Launches New Brand Campaign So Bold, It Lets The Food Speak For Itself »

May 28, 2015 at 10:06AM PDT | Source: Outback Steakhouse

Restaurant launches nationwide petition to make steak the official food of the United States.
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Fla. – Outback Steakhouse® launched the new “Bold at Steak” brand campaign today, centered on the bold flavors, sights and sounds that make Outback the steak authority. No stone was left unturned to demonstrate Outback’s steak leadership: the multi-media, multi-platform campaign includes a series of new commercials, in-restaurant steak training recertification for all Outback employees, a new menu design and fresh menu innovations, including the new Wood-Fire Grilled Flat Iron Steak, starting at just $13.99*.
The “Bold at Steak” creative, developed by Deutsch NY, personifies how the five senses come to life for each guest when they step foot into an Outback restaurant...

Giant Tiger Announces New Embrun Store »

May 28, 2015 at 10:00AM PDT | Source: Giant Tiger Stores Limited

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - May 28, 2015) - Giant Tiger is pleased to announce that it is building a new store in Embrun, Ontario. The new store will remain at 654 Notre Dame Street and will occupy approximately 20,075 square feet.
"Giant Tiger is excited to bring the great community of Embrun an enhanced shopping experience" said Thomas Haig, President of Giant Tiger Stores Limited. "Our new stores offer the same outstanding value and friendly service our customers have come to expect, but with an updated look and feel."
"Our loyal customers have been asking for a new store for quite some time now, so we are thrilled to bring them an improved Giant Tiger," said Art McGaughey, store owner, Giant Tiger Embrun. "We thank everyone for their patience as we transition to our new building and are confident that the new store will be well worth the wait," added McGaughey...

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Opens First Store Locations In Japan This May 2015 »

May 28, 2015 at 9:08AM PDT | Source: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®

The iconic Los Angeles-based specialty coffee and tea retailer opens its flagship store in Tokyo’s Nihonbashi business district and a second location within Koshigaya’s Aeon Lake Town Kaze
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES - The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, a Southern California favorite for more than 50 years, enters its 25th international market when it opens in Japan this May 2015. Founded in Los Angeles in 1963, the iconic brand is one of the world's first and largest privately held coffee and tea retailers with nearly 1,000 stores globally collectively serving more than 110 million coffee and tea beverages each year and over 25,000 Ice Blended® drinks a day. The two new stores in Japan include a flagship location that opened May 26 in Nihonbashi, the financial hub of Tokyo, followed by the May 30 debut of a second location at AEON LakeTown, Japan’s largest eco-friendly supermall in the Saitama Prefecture of Koshigaya...

SweetFrog And MDA Join Forces To Send Kids With Muscle Disease To Summer Camp »

May 28, 2015 at 8:47AM PDT | Source: sweetFrog

Stores nationwide to raise vital funds through MDA’s summer camp mobile program.
Richmond, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2015 - More than 300 locations of the Richmond-based company sweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt will raise money to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of kids fighting muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases that limit muscle strength and mobility by participating in the MDA Summer Camp mobile program.
From June 1 to June 30, sweetFrog associates will sell $1 pin-up mobiles that offer customers the opportunity to help send local children affected by neuromuscular diseases to a week where anything is possible at MDA Summer Camp – all at no cost to their families.
“MDA summer camp is often considered ‘the best week of the year’ for our kids, and it wouldn’t be possible without support from partners like sweetFrog and its generous customers and employees," said MDA Executive Director Andrea Shaver...

Bennigan’s ‘Superfan’ Wins Trip To Ireland »

May 28, 2015 at 8:33AM PDT | Source: Bennigan's Grill & Tavern

Winner of 2015 St. Paddy’s Day sweepstakes will celebrate 10th wedding anniversary on the Emerald Isle.
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // DALLAS, TX – Allison Parkyn has been going to Bennigan’s since she was a kid, but the last thing she expected was for Bennigan’s CEO to show up at her doorstep.
Yet that’s exactly what happened on Tuesday, May 12, when Paul Mangiamele dropped by her Plano, Texas, home to inform Allison that she had won the grand prize in Bennigan’s 2015 “Blarney Blast” sweepstakes!
Allison had heard about this year’s St. Paddy’s Day contest through her Bennigan’s E-Club membership, as well as on the restaurant’s Facebook page. She entered, but never thought she’d actually win...

First Holiday Inn® Hotel In Cúcuta, Colombia Opens »

May 28, 2015 at 8:25AM PDT | Source: Holiday Inn

IHG continues growth in Colombia with the opening of its fourth Holiday Inn hotel in the country.
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // MIAMI – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the Holiday Inn® Cúcuta hotel. The new build, 98-room hotel is IHG’s first property in the city of Cúcuta and the fourth Holiday Inn hotel in Colombia.
Gerardo Murray, Regional Vice President, Distribution and Commercial Marketing, Mexico, Latin America and The Caribbean, IHG, said: “We are very pleased to introduce the Holiday Inn brand to Cúcuta in conjunction with Grupo Suites S.A. With its close proximity to Venezuela, Cúcuta is well positioned to benefit from the increasing trade market between Colombia and Venezuela, and we have no doubt that this hotel will meet the needs of guests traveling to the city for business...

IHG Adds Two New Stars To Its Culinary Panel With Renowned Chefs Vikas Khanna And Takagi Kazuo »

May 28, 2015 at 8:20AM PDT | Source: InterContinental Hotels Group

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has added two new star chefs to its growing IHG Culinary Panel; an initiative that sees renowned chefs develop an array of signature dishes for guests dining in IHG’s hotels across Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA).
The latest Culinary Ambassadors will introduce a range of signature dishes that IHG guests can enjoy. Chef Vikas Khanna’s restaurant, Junoon in New York City, has been awarded with a coveted Michelin star for four years in a row and serves a range of authentic and inventive fine dining Indian recipes. Chef Takagi Kazuo is famed for his two Michelin star restaurant in Osaka and will supply seasonal Kyo-style Japanese cuisine to the programme...

Jazzercise Introduces Two New High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Workouts »

May 28, 2015 at 8:09AM PDT | Source: Jazzercise

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Jazzercise, Inc. has added two new fat-blasting, muscle-chiseling high intensity interval training (HiiT) workouts to its lineup of classes. The new Interval Dance Mixx and Interval Fusion classes use alternating bursts of heart pumping cardio and strength moves to maximize calorie burn, rev the metabolism and build core strength for customers.
Jazzercise is a calorie-torching, hip-swiveling dance party workout with a hot playlist to distract from the burn. Customers can incinerate up to 800 calories in one 60 minute class. There are a variety of classes to choose from including Dance Mixx, Fusion, Strike, Core, Strength and the newest class offerings, Interval Dance Mixx and Interval Fusion.
The new classes are total body workouts that unleash the fat burning power of high intensity interval training...

United Country Named Top Franchise In National Franchisee Satisfaction Study »

May 28, 2015 at 7:32AM PDT | Source: United Country Real Estate

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // KANSAS CITY, Mo – Franchise Business Review, a national franchise market research firm, announced that United Country Real Estate made its 2015 Top 200 Franchises list, the only national ranking of franchises based solely on franchisee satisfaction and performance data. This is the fifth year running in which the lifestyle and rural real estate firm has achieved this distinguished recognition.
“The Franchisee Satisfaction Awards are among the most meaningful to all of us at United Country, as they highlight our commitment to providing industry-leading services, marketing, technology, training and support for each of our United Country offices, brokers, agents and auctioneers,” said Mike Duffy, president of United Country Real Estate...

Creative Learning Corporation Announces 750th Franchise Awarded »

May 28, 2015 at 7:24AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - May 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTCQX:CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz,® Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios®, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce it awarded 22 franchises in April and May – 14 for Bricks 4 Kidz, 3 for Challenge Island and 5 for Sew Fun Studios. This brings the total number of franchises awarded since the Company began franchising in 2009 to 750. The 750th franchise is located in Wexford, Ireland. This benchmark includes the international subfranchises that have been awarded by the Company’s master franchisees. Of the now 750 franchises awarded, 724 are active and operating...

Liquid Capital Breaks Down Barriers With New International Factoring Program »

May 28, 2015 at 7:14AM PDT | Source: Liquid Capital

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // TORONTO - Liquid Capital, a full service trade financing company specializing in factoring has launched “International Factoring Program.” Effective immediately, the new financial solution from Liquid Capital is available to all North American banks, lenders, ABLs and factors and their clients to fund commonly underutilized international A/R accounts.
Liquid Capital’s “International Factoring Program” works with lenders and its clients to increase working capital potential without disturbing existing lender’s security position or relationship. While foreign accounts receivable have generally been considered to be ineligible forms of collateral, with Liquid Capital’s “International Factoring Program,” this is no longer the case...



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