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Jennifer Benitez Joins EXIT Realty In San Diego »

July 30, 2015 at 4:55AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

San Diego, California (Grassroots Newswire) July 28, 2015 - EXIT Premier Real Estate in San Diego today announced the addition of Jennifer Benitez to its team of real estate professionals.
"We’re excited to welcome Jennifer to EXIT Realty," says Vincent Renda, Broker/Owner of EXIT Premier Real Estate. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Jennifer each and every day."
California native Jennifer Benitez is a Licensed REALTOR® and San Diego State University graduate with a BA in Political Science and a minor in History. A professional property manager for several years, Jennifer has a unique insight into the benefits of San Diego’s investment property market. Mother and wife to a young family her career in Real Estate affords her time for a successful work and home life, and time to enjoy our beautiful San Diego County! “ I fell in love with San Diego right from the moment I got here for school...

Upcoming Business Seminar At 1Heart Caregiver Services Headquarters Los Angeles California »

July 30, 2015 at 4:51AM PDT | Source: 1Heart Caregiver Services

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) July30, 2015 - 1Heart Caregiver Services LLC is offering its 1st Business Franchise Seminar this coming August 5th 2015 - “Learn How to Make Money in the Booming Homecare Business.” This will be held in its main headquarters at 3600 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1426, Los Angeles CA 90010.
The event will be hosted by 1Heart’s very own Randy Clarito (Director of Business and Franchise Development) and Devin Conner (National Franchise Consultant). Both are experts in their respective fields with over a decade of combined Franchise Business experience.
The presentations will include:

How to setup your own business
The benefits of owning a home care franchise
What makes home care a potentially lucrative business

…and many more
This event aims to further educate business owners and future business owners to be able to get into an industry that helps a growing number of baby boomers and serves as a possible highly profitable income generating business...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Covington Location »

July 30, 2015 at 4:40AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owner Celebrates With Free Sub Fundraiser
July 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // Covington, GA - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Covington on July 22. Franchise owner Chris Brown, along with operator Jessica Brown, held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, July 22 to Sunday, July 26 to support The Covington Family YMCA.
The new restaurant, located at 10333A Industrial Blvd., circulated 7,500 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to The Covington Family YMCA.
“When we first looked at opening a Jersey Mike’s in Covington we were impressed by this community’s growing industry, welcoming people and friendly business climate,” said Chris Brown...

MDA And Jiffy Lube Team Up To Support The Fight Against Muscle Disease With Fourth Annual MUSCLE UP! Campaign »

July 30, 2015 at 4:26AM PDT | Source: Jiffy Lube

Relationship with MDA Encourages Drivers to Give Back Through In-Store Donations.
CHICAGO, (PRWEB) July 29, 2015 - The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is pleased to announce that Jiffy Lube® is hosting its fourth annual MUSCLE UP!SM campaign. As part of the program, Jiffy Lube invites drivers to visit participating Jiffy Lube® service centers from Aug. 1 through Sept. 7, 2015 to make a donation to MDA to help kids and adults fighting muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases that severely limit muscle strength and mobility.
Since 2012, Jiffy Lube has raised more than $3.5 million nationally for MDA through the MUSCLE UP! program. Vital funds raised help MDA push science to its limits in the search for cutting-edge treatments and cures for debilitating neuromuscular diseases, and support MDA’s life-enhancing programs such as state-of-the-art support groups and clinics...

7-Eleven, Inc. Signs Master Franchise Agreement With Seven System Vietnam Co. Ltd. To Operate 7-Eleven® Stores In Vietnam »

July 30, 2015 at 4:15AM PDT | Source: 7-Eleven

July 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – 7-Eleven, Inc. (SEI), the world’s largest convenience retailer with 56,400 stores worldwide, has signed a master franchise agreement with Seven System Vietnam Co. Ltd. to develop and operate 7-Eleven® stores in Vietnam. The expansion marks the company’s first stake in the Pacific Rim since 7-Eleven entered Indonesia in 2009.
7-Eleven’s entry into the country aims to enhance the convenience-shopping experience for Vietnamese customers and contribute to modernizing small retailers in the world’s 13th most populous country.
The new master franchisee plans to construct 7-Eleven stores, convert existing locations to the 7-Eleven brand supported by enhanced infrastructure, and eventually franchise operations to local businesspeople...

Richland Gets A Taste Of Texas When Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opens Thursday »

July 30, 2015 at 4:08AM PDT | Source: Dickey's Barbecue Pit®

Three-Day Grand Opening Includes $2 Sandwiches & Free Barbecue for a Year Giveaways
RICHLAND, Wash. - July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Texas native Dan Pelfrey and his wife Heather bring the nation's largest barbecue chain, Dickey's Barbecue Pit, to Richland's Queensgate Shopping Center with a three-day grand opening beginning Thursday, July 30. The barbecue bash includes barbecue deals, merchandise giveaways and three chances for guests to win free barbecue for a year.
"It's great to see our footprint continue to expand in Washington," said Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We love to see Texas barbecue take off across the country."
The three-day grand opening includes:

Thursday, July 30, kicks off with the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50...

Del Taco Expands Into Tennessee »

July 30, 2015 at 3:48AM PDT | Source: Del Taco
Del Taco Opportunities Available

QSR Brand Continues Expansion with 10-Store Development Agreement in Knoxville Area
July 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // – Lake Forest, California – Del Taco, a leader in the Mexican quick service restaurant (QSR) category, announced that the brand is continuing its strategic expansion into the Southern region of the United States with a recently-signed ten store development agreement for the Knox County, Tennessee area. With nearly 550 restaurants in 16 states, this latest development supports the company’s long-term growth initiatives to bring Del Taco’s UnFreshing Believable®, made-to-order Mexican and American favorites to new states and guests across the country.
The new Del Taco franchise group plans to open ten Del Taco locations in Knox, Sevier, Blount, Loudon, Hamblen and Anderson Counties by 2021, with the first restaurant slated to open in 2016...

OpenWorks Hires Steve Moore As Regional Director »

July 29, 2015 at 11:39AM PDT | Source: OpenWorks

New Hire Will Oversee Washington Region
PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) JULY 29, 2015 - OpenWorks, one of America’s leading integrated facility services franchises, recently hired Steve Moore as Regional Director of the Washington market.
Moore will be responsible for evaluating operational needs to ensure the growth and development of OpenWorks’ region in Washington state. He will work strategically to maximize market revenue while maintaining franchise partnerships and developing new business opportunities throughout the area.
Moore will make several staff hires and manage these positions to continue franchise growth in the Washington region. He will add several sales executives, as well as a district manager who will serve as a liaison between customers and franchisees to ensure customer satisfaction and quality assurance...

Poof! PostNet Reveals Formula For Small Business Success »

July 29, 2015 at 11:21AM PDT | Source: PostNet Postal & Business Services

Neighborhood Business Center Shares Top 5 Magic ‘Tricks’ for Business Owners
DENVER - July 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - PostNet, the nation’s first Neighborhood Business Center, is tipping its hat to small business owners and the magic they make happen every day by revealing its top five tricks to reach target customers through direct mail.
PostNet works closely with business owners every day to provide printing, shipping, design and marketing solutions that meet the needs of small businesses – taking the stage as their magician's assistant. Now, the company has revealed its top five tips to assist the “magicians” in skillfully marketing their business through direct mail:

Steal the Show: You only have a few seconds to enchant your audience, so make it count! Imagery, content and design should be strong and captivating, and provide the reader with a reason to go to your website, call your business or walk through your doors...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens Third Denver-Metro Location »

July 29, 2015 at 11:12AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
July 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // Denver, CO - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Denver on July 22. Franchise owners Bob Merullo, Kevin Embree, along with operating partner Pete Cardillo, held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, July 22 to Sunday, July 26 to support SungateKids.
The new restaurant, located at 1390 S. Colorado Blvd., circulated 7,500 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to SungateKids.
SungateKids provides comprehensive investigation support services to victims of child abuse. They are national leaders in providing forensic interviews to child victims of crime...

Juice It Up! Offering Exclusive Opportunities In Southern United States »

July 29, 2015 at 11:04AM PDT | Source: Juice It Up!

Leading Raw Juice Bar and Smoothie Chain Seeks New Partners in Texas and Florida
July 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, California – Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie chains, is excited to announce new franchise opportunities available to passionate entrepreneurs in the Southern United States. As a brand that has flourished in a competitive space, Juice It Up! has its sights set on steady expansion throughout the southern states, specifically Texas and Florida.
“We’ve done our due diligence in Orlando and Dallas, and these markets in particular are ripe for the Juice It Up! concept, which features a full raw juice bar and delicious, good-for-you smoothie options,” said Carol DeNembo, Juice It Up! vice president of business development...

Hyatt Place Los Cabos Reopens In Baja California Sur In Mexico »

July 29, 2015 at 10:54AM PDT | Source: Hyatt Place

CHICAGO - July 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Today, Hyatt Place Los Cabos in Baja California Sur, Mexico reopens in Los Cabos after suffering extensive damage following last year’s passage of Hurricane Odile. The hotel underwent a $7.6 million reconstruction, including a redesigned lobby and new terrace with unobstructed views of the ocean. Hyatt Place Los Cabos is owned by a joint venture between affiliates of Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Grupo Hermosillo.
“Hyatt Place Los Cabos was one of the most visual representations of Hurricane Odile’s aftermath, and today, we proudly reopen our doors to guests,” said Myles McGourty, senior vice president, Hyatt Latin America and Caribbean. “This opening is symbolic as it represents the beginning of a new chapter for the Hyatt Place Los Cabos team, which is looking forward to welcoming guests for many years to come...

Starwood Launches Four Points Brand In Turkey »

July 29, 2015 at 10:37AM PDT | Source: Four Points by Sheraton

NEW YORK - July 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) -
Point 1: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) continues to accelerate growth in Turkey with the opening of Four Points Istanbul Dudullu, the brand’s milestone entry into the country. Located in the heart of Dudullu – Istanbul’s largest industrial zone – the hotel is on the Asian side of the city with easy access to the Trans-European Motorway (TEM) and only a 20 minute drive from Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW).
Point 2: Owned by Ever Group, the new Four Points hotel features 182 guest rooms, casual dining at The Restaurant, seven meeting spaces totaling 224 square meters, and a fitness center. Guests will enjoy all of the brand’s popular amenities including fast and free WiFi throughout the hotel, complimentary bottled water, and a chance to sample authentic local craft beers as part of the signature Best Brews™ program...

Zaniac Debuts Fashion Design Program For Young, Aspiring Style Icons »

July 29, 2015 at 10:25AM PDT | Source: Zaniac

After-School STEM Enrichment Franchise Teaches Real Garment Techniques through Digital Design of Custom Clothing
SALT LAKE CITY - July 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - At Zaniac, fashionistas don’t just follow the trends, they master the skills to create them. Zaniac is a national STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) enrichment franchise for students in grades K-8, where learning feels like play. Zaniac has launched its newest STEM course, Fashion Design, which will be offered at campuses nationwide starting August 10, 2015.
In Fashion Design, fourth through eighth grade students will create their own one-of-a-kind looks using the open-source vector graphics software Inkscape. This tool will help budding designers assemble digital mood boards, draw custom garments using vectors, arrange nodes and layer color palettes...

Famous Dave's Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Release And Conference Call »

July 29, 2015 at 10:18AM PDT | Source: Famous Dave's

MINNEAPOLIS - July 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE) ("Famous Dave's") will announce its Second Quarter 2015 earnings at 7:00 a.m., Central Time on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. The company will host a conference call on August 5, 2015 at 7:30 a.m., Central Time, to discuss its financial results. A live web-cast of the discussion will be available through the "Investor Relations" section of Famous Dave's web site at www.famousdaves.com.
A replay will be available for one week following the call by dialing (888) 640 7743 and entering the replay code "119957#".
About Famous Dave's
Famous Dave's develops, owns, operates and franchises barbeque restaurants. As of July 29, 2015, the company owned 49 restaurants and franchised 132 additional units, with locations in 33 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Canada...

Dental Fix Awards Its 1st Franchise In The State Of Rhode Island »

July 29, 2015 at 10:08AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix

July 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // Davie, Fla. – Dental Fix RX, a national mobile dental equipment repair company, has officially signed Jeff Carlson, a Rhode Island based entrepreneur, as its 212th franchise owner. The agreement marks the first mobile repair van to launch in the State of Rhode Island, and is Dental Fix’s 38th franchise sale of 2015.
“2015 has been a record breaking year for us so far, and with each new franchise sale, we are getting closer to our goal of making Dental Fix the top-of-mind mobile dental equipment repair company across North America,” said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix RX. “This new signing is an indication that our model is built for success and that our growth is poised to continue at a rapid pace...

Paul Davis Offers Tips To Minimize Property Damage And Health Risks This Flood Season »

July 29, 2015 at 9:44AM PDT | Source: Paul Davis Restoration
Paul Davis Restoration Opportunities Available

Many Threats To People And Property Remain After A Flood Occurs
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. (PRWEB) July 29, 2015 - This year, the threat of flooding is higher in many areas of North America due to record-setting precipitation levels this spring. And, where there is water, mold is not far behind. Paul Davis, a leading provider of property restoration services for residential and commercial property, offers tips for protecting against water and mold damage. Paul Davis is regularly called on to handle these types of emergencies, although much of the damage is avoidable if preventive steps are taken before the flood occurs.
“This time of year, Paul Davis receives many water-related calls from property owners,” said Rich Wilson, president and CEO of Paul Davis...

DineEquity, Inc. Reports 32% Increase In Adjusted Earnings Per Diluted Share For The Second Quarter 2015 »

July 29, 2015 at 9:10AM PDT | Source: DineEquity, Inc.

Second Quarter 2015 Highlights

Second quarter 2015 adjusted EPS (Non-GAAP) of $1.53, an increase of 32% over second quarter 2014
Second quarter 2015 GAAP EPS of $1.40, a 40% increase over second quarter 2014
Returned approximately $37 million to shareholders, including $20 million in the form of share repurchases and approximately $17 million in cash dividends
Returned over $68 million combined to shareholders in the first six months of 2015
Second quarter domestic system-wide same-restaurant sales increased 6.2% at IHOP and 1.0% at Applebee's
IHOP and Applebee's each ranked number one by Nation's Restaurant News for the eighth consecutive year in their respective categories based on last fiscal year's U...

Capriotti’s Opens First Nebraska Location In Lincoln »

July 29, 2015 at 8:28AM PDT | Source: Capriotti's Sandwich Shop
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Opportunities Available

Sandwich Shop Celebrates Debut By Giving First 100 Guests Free Sandwiches
July 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // LAS VEGAS – Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop announces the upcoming arrival of its first Nebraska location in Lincoln. Franchisee, Corey Tallman, will be opening the new Lincoln location on Monday, August 3rd, marking an important milestone in the company’s continued expansion across the United States. On opening day, Capriotti’s will be give the first 100 guests a free 9” Bobbie to commemorate the new store opening.
Corey Tallman first came across Capriotti’s while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Information Security at the University of Advancing Technology in Phoenix, AZ. It only took one visit for Corey to fall in love with the sandwich shop’s subs...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Fresno Location »

July 29, 2015 at 8:10AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

July 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // Fresno, CA - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Fresno on July 22. Franchise owner Alvaro Garcia, held a grand opening and fundraiser from Wednesday, July 22 to Sunday, August 2 to support Boys & Girls Club of Fresno County.
The new restaurant, located at 6709 N. Riverside Dr., circulated thousands of flyers throughout the community each containing various offers. For each offer redeemed, Jersey Mike’s will make a $3 donation to the participating charities from July 22 to August 2 as part of a twelve day Grand Opening Celebration.
"At Jersey Mike's our fundraising partnerships create a layer of sustainability for schools, youth sports leagues, and other nonprofits in and around our city,” said Garcia...



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