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Wienerschnitzel Launches Redesigned Website »

November 25, 2014 at 11:19AM PST | Source: Wienerschnitzel

Site Overhaul Delivers a Social Experience for Guests and Interested Franchisees
November 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, California – Wienerschnitzel, the world's largest hot dog chain, invites fans to explore the company's revamped website that went live this week. Designed with tomorrow's customer in mind, the site has been revamped to serve as a one-stop-shop for Wienerschnitzel's Chili Dog-loving fans and prospective franchisees alike. The website overhaul was activated by the recently-established Visionary Department: Wienerschnitzel's forward-looking marketing division dedicated to building brand loyalty among younger generations.
"Our new website reflects our commitment to connecting with our fans and creating a sense of community," said J...

IHG Announces The Opening Of A Holiday Inn Express® & Suites For Fredericton, New Brunswick »

November 25, 2014 at 10:59AM PST | Source: Holiday Inn Express

Hotel opens in New Brunswick's capital city after undergoing a nearly $3M renovation.
November 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the newly renovated 91 room Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Fredericton. Formerly a Lakeview Inns & Suites hotel, the property is located in the growing business area of uptown Fredericton. The hotel offers easy access to the TransCanada Highway 2, Princess Margaret Bridge and Regent Mall. Near the hotel are the Fredericton Golf Club, Fredericton International Airport and St. John River, where guests can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, breathtaking views and local cuisine...

Sloan's Ice Cream Celebrates Opening At San Diego's Westfield UTC Shopping Centre »

November 25, 2014 at 9:20AM PST | Source: Sloan's Ice Cream

Excitement Builds for First Southern California Shop; Opens at High-End Fashion Mall, Westfield UTC Shopping Centre
November 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // SAN DIEGO – Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come - start screaming for joy!
Sloan's Ice Cream, the renowned luxury ice cream brand known for its innovative flavors and over-the-top aesthetics - including bold pink and neon green walls and heaping amounts of candy, toys and homemade ice cream - will open the doors to its first Southern California franchise location on Friday, Nov. 28, also known as "Black Friday."
This is a historic moment for Sloan's Ice Cream and the San Diego shop's franchisee Ali Hajisattari. It marks the first Sloan's location outside of its home South Florida market...

Jersey Mike's Expands In Greater Kansas City Metro Area »

November 25, 2014 at 8:38AM PST | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

First Blue Springs Location Opens
November 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // Blue Springs, MO - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Blue Springs on November 19 as part of expansion plans for the franchise in western Missouri as well as in Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas. Franchise owner Kevin Rohrbach held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, November 19 to Sunday, November 23 to support the Blue Springs Education Foundation. This is the first of three locations Rohrbach plans to open in the Greater Kansas City metro area.
The new restaurant, located at 1209 N. E. Coronado Drive, circulated 10,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular fresh sliced sub for a minimum $1 contribution to Blue Springs Education Foundation...

Buffalo's Express Added To Fatburger Restaurant In Torrance »

November 25, 2014 at 8:29AM PST | Source: Buffalo's Cafe

Sister Brands Team Up To Bring Chicken Wing Options to Popular Los Angeles Restaurant
November 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – Fatburger, famous for its juicy, made-to-order burgers, has added Buffalo's Cafe's quick-serve model, Buffalo's Express, into its Torrance location. Fans of the brand's all-American cuisine will be delighted to enjoy an even wider selection from the restaurant, including delicious chicken wings with a variety of sauces.
With the addition of Buffalo's Express, guests can now enjoy offerings from the popular wing restaurant, including chicken wings with 13 different sauces, such as Asian Sesame and Sweet Bourbon BBQ, as well as a variety of salad options. The location already offers popular menu items from Fatburger, including its classic mouthwatering burgers, ranging in size from small to XXXL, which can be topped with add-ons such as chili, bacon, egg and guacamole...

Solar Universe Puts Power On Sale With The Industry's First-Ever "Bright Friday" »

November 25, 2014 at 8:24AM PST | Source: Solar Universe

SAN FRANCISCO - Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Solar Universe, the leader in solar franchising, announced the industry's first-ever Black Friday sale on power. Instead of participating in the traditional hype of Black Friday, Solar Universe decided to lighten the meaning and call the event "Bright Friday." The holiday deal includes a $1,000 gift card for new customers who visit BrightFridaySolar.com by Dec.1, and sign-up with Solar Universe by Jan. 5.
"Black Friday has historically been about waking up before the sun rises and waiting in long lines hoping to save your family money over the holidays. We want to give homeowners the option to take advantage of solar savings, and with our Bright Friday event, give them an extra $1,000 as a way to help pay off their holiday shopping," said Joe Miller, executive vice president at Solar Universe...

Wireless Zone® Expands In New York »

November 25, 2014 at 7:43AM PST | Source: Wireless Zone® Franchise

The nation's largest Verizon Wireless franchise retailer to open at least 10 all-new stores in the next 13 months.
November 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // Middletown, CT - Wireless Zone®, the nation's largest Verizon Wireless retail franchise, has announced plans to expand throughout New York with 10 all-new stores planned before 2016. The development will begin with four all-new locations slated to be fully operational in New York City by December of this year.
"Wireless Zone® has more than 400 stores nationwide, and we are excited to expand and add new locations throughout New York," said Janet Labanara, director of franchise development for Wireless Zone®. "Currently, we have more than 30 locations throughout the state but with help from franchise owner John Russell, we expect to see that number expand greatly in the next coming months...

HoneyBaked Sweepstakes Offers The Chance To Win Big »

November 25, 2014 at 7:17AM PST | Source: HoneyBaked Ham Co. and Cafe

HoneyBaked Announces Giveaway of Kitchen Makeover
ATLANTA - Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - There's nothing better than spending time with friends and family during the holiday season. HoneyBaked is known for giving people more time to spend with loved ones by eliminating meal preparation time, and this year, they're giving away a place to gather with their Kitchen Connection Sweepstakes.
This holiday season, one lucky winner will be chosen to win $25,000 towards a kitchen makeover. Through January 11, 2015, each purchase of a signature Honey Baked Ham® and Turkey Breast in a HoneyBaked store makes customers eligible to enter the sweepstakes online. Customers can also enter the sweepstakes by mail-in entry*.
"At HoneyBaked, we believe the holidays are about enjoying time with friends and family, without all of the stress of meal preparation...

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Partners With Bancorp For Car Leasing Program »

November 25, 2014 at 7:14AM PST | Source: WIN Home Inspection

Flexible Funding Option Offered by WIN Home Inspection Franchise Decreases Upfront Cash Needed to Launch a Franchise
MADISON, AL - (Marketwired - Nov 25, 2014) - WIN Home Inspection, America's most advanced home inspection franchise, is helping franchise owners cut the cost of driving a new vehicle with an innovative partnership with The Bancorp, a major national financial service company and commercial lender.
WIN franchisees - called Strategic-Partners - can apply for a generous car leasing program offered by The Bancorp that can greatly decrease the amount of upfront cash it takes to open a home inspection franchise. This flexible funding option has no mileage restrictions or charges for wear and tear. It also may require no down payment...

Weight Watchers Launches New "Help With The Hard Part" Campaign »

November 25, 2014 at 7:09AM PST | Source: Weight Watchers International

Using Honesty And Humor To Acknowledge Why Losing Weight Is So Hard; First Spot Begins to Explore Our Complex Relationship with Food
NEW YORK - Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today introduced "Help with the Hard Part" – a bold new campaign sharing the truth that losing weight isn't easy, simple or fun. The world of weight loss is full of promises of fast and easy results, where fad diets and quick fixes come and go, leaving disappointed and frustrated people in their wake. By taking an honest approach, Weight Watchers wants to shift the focus from guilt and shame to a hopeful message that we can help people with the hard parts of managing their weight.
"It's time to give ourselves a break and acknowledge that our complex relationship with food and the crazy world of food that surrounds us makes losing weight really hard," said Lesya Lysyj, President of North America, Weight Watchers...

Fourth Zaxby's In Greensboro Hatched November 24 »

November 25, 2014 at 7:03AM PST | Source: Zaxby's

New Restaurant Along High-Traffic Route Provides More Accessibility to Residents
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Nov. 18, 2014  - A Southeast favorite for chicken fingers and wings and one of the nation's fastest-growing restaurant chains, Zaxby's is opening its fourth location in Greensboro on Monday, Nov. 24. Located at 2502 Battleground Ave., the restaurant will operate 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
"With the support Greensboro has shown the Zaxby's brand, we jumped when given the opportunity to open a restaurant in this high-traffic area," said Ted Edgar, licensee of the Greensboro restaurant and two additional locations in Guilford County. "The existing Zaxby's restaurants in town have developed strong community partnerships, and we will continue to build relationships with local schools and organizations at our new Battleground Avenue restaurant...

Battery Giant Graduates New Franchisees »

November 25, 2014 at 6:47AM PST | Source: Battery Giant

November 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // Battery Giant is proud to announce the graduation of four new store owners from their Battery Giant University Franchisee Training program. The commencement ceremony, held on November 14, 2014, included Freddy Fernandez from Orlando, FL, Jim Treitman from Denver, CO and TJ Pomierski and Todd Kainrath from Naperville, IL.
"We have found that finding the right partners to represent our growing brand is the key to long term success," states Battery Giant President Greg Danziger. "Jim Treitman and Freddy Fernandez bring their strong entrepreneurial experience to Battery Giant, and will be the first franchisees to break ground in their respective Colorado and Florida areas."
Battery Giant's fifth location in the Western Chicagoland region will be unveiled with a store location in the key Midwestern hub of Naperville, IL...

Jersey Mike's Expands In Dayton Area »

November 25, 2014 at 6:45AM PST | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owner Celebrates Washington Township Opening With Fundraiser
November 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington Township, OH - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Washington Township on November 19. Franchise owner Ted Tolliver held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, November 19 to Sunday, November 23 to support United Rehabilitation Services.
The new restaurant, located at 1512 Miamisburg Centerville Road, circulated 10,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to United Rehabilitation Services.
"At Jersey Mike's we are committed to making a difference in the community," said Tolliver. "Working with United Rehabilitation Services for our grand opening fundraiser is an opportunity to raise money for a great cause and invite customers to try Jersey Mike's highly authentic product...

Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. Announces The Grand Opening Of Buffalo Wild Wings In Hammond, Indiana »

November 25, 2014 at 6:29AM PST | Source: Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc.

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Nov. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:BAGR) ("DRH" or the "Company"), the creator, developer and operator of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern® ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings® ("BWW"), today announced the opening of a Buffalo Wild Wings in Oxbow Landing at 2492 Carlson Drive in Hammond, Indiana on Sunday, November 23, 2014. This opening marks the fifth Buffalo Wild Wings location for DRH in the state of Indiana.
Oxbow Landing is located in Northwest Indiana near the intersection of Interstates 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue. The restaurant showcases Buffalo Wild Wings' refreshed Stadia design which fosters customer excitement through a dynamic sports viewing atmosphere and also features an outdoor patio...

Rockin' Jump® - Here We Grow Again! »

November 25, 2014 at 5:47AM PST | Source: Rockin' Jump – The Ultimate Trampoline Park®

BRENTWOOD, Calif. - Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Rockin' Jump® - the Ultimate Trampoline Park brand - headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., - is celebrating a new franchise agreement and the signing of a new lease in the Brentwood, Calif., market. The new park will be in the Lone Tree Plaza at 5641 Lone Tree Way, Brentwood, Calif., 94513.
After achieving success with their first four corporate locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, Rockin' Jump began offering franchises in June of 2013. With their first franchise location opening in May of 2014 in Trumbull, CT., the new Brentwood agreement is an exciting addition and will bring the total number of franchise units sold to 30, plus the existing four corporate units.
Rockin' Jump is ecstatic to partner with our new Brentwood Franchise team "OMG Sports...

Noble Roman's To Present At LD Micro Conference On December 3 »

November 25, 2014 at 5:11AM PST | Source: Noble Roman's Pizza

November 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // Indianapolis, Indiana - Noble Roman's,Inc. (OTC BB: NROM), the Indianapolis based franchisor of Noble Roman's Pizza and Tuscano's Italian Style Subs, today announced that Mr. Paul Mobley, Executive Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the LD MICRO Conference at 3:30 p.m. (PT), Track 3, on Wednesday, December 3, 2014. The conference will be held December 2-4, 2014 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, 11461 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA. The Company's group presentation will be available for the public to access at http://wsw.com/webcast/ldmicro7/nrom. This webcast will be archived for 90 days following the live presentation. Noble Roman's management will be available during the day on December 3 for one-on-one meetings...

ServiceMaster All Pro Opens New Facility In McAllen, TX »

November 25, 2014 at 4:54AM PST | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

McAllen, TX (PRWEB) November 25, 2014 - ServiceMaster All Pro has been providing restoration and cleaning services to the McAllen and Harlingen areas in the Rio Grande Valley since 2010 and they recently celebrated the grand opening of their newest facility in McAllen, TX. Their brand new facility was opened on October 30 of this year and it will help ServiceMaster All Pro provide quality disaster restoration for their customers in McAllen. The new building will also provide a state-of-the-art working environment for their employees. ServiceMaster All Pro provides water damage restoration, fire damage restoration, and odor removal as well as pack out and cleaning services that can be done at the new facility.
The new building for ServiceMaster All Pro is 12,000 square feet and it features a large capacity warehouse along with state of the art cleaning and deodorization rooms for off-site content cleaning...

Helen Doron Educational Group Expands Programming With Release Of New Read And Write Program »

November 25, 2014 at 4:51AM PST | Source: Helen Doron Group, The

Technology continues to fuel creative new learning materials launched by the Helen Doron Educational Group with the release of the all-new Helen Doron Read and Write programme. This unique programme, for ages 4 to 9 years old, allows students to actually teach themselves to read while simply having fun in a new and dynamic interactive format.
(PRWEB) November 25, 2014 - Thirty-two interactive reading books with an original interactive app for smart phones and tablets allows students, from even preschool age, to learn to read- fueled by their own curiosity and joy, with minimal adult moderation. Kids are able to click on an image and hear the story in English, learning at their own, self-guided pace. Letter-by-letter, word-by-word or full-sentence narration teaches reading effortlessly...

Gap Inc. Gives Shoppers A Jump Start On Black Friday Deals »

November 25, 2014 at 4:40AM PST | Source: Gap Inc

Media Invited to Film Inside Gap Inc. Stores on Thanksgiving and Black Friday
SAN FRANCISCO - November 24, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Continuing its tradition of giving customers early access to Black Friday shopping deals, Gap Inc. today announced that over 1,700 U.S. stores will open on Thanksgiving Day. Across Gap Inc.’s portfolio of brands, customers can find great deals for everyone on their holiday shopping list.
In addition, media outlets are invited to film inside Gap Inc. stores on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Simply email press@gap.com or call your local store to coordinate filming or photographing in a store.
Following is a first look at store openings and amazing Thanksgiving and Black Friday promotions from across the entire Gap Inc...

Get Fit, Feel Great With GNC PUREDGE™ Line Of Whole-Food-Based Supplements »

November 25, 2014 at 4:30AM PST | Source: GNC

GNC PUREDGE formulas and bars support daily protein, energy and antioxidant needs to invigorate and boost workouts for active, on-the-go adults.
PITTSBURGH - Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire - With the average U.S. diet falling short of USDA's MyPlate recommendations for three major food groups - vegetables, dairy and fruit1, the need to fill dietary gaps and properly fuel fitness with whole-food-based supplements is apparent. Now, GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC), the nation's largest specialty retailer of health-and-wellness products, makes it easy for Americans to supplement their healthy eating while boosting their workouts and invigorating their day with its whole-food-based GNC PUREDGE™ line of health, wellness and performance supplements...



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