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Green Leaf's And Bananas Restaurants Hosting Holiday Facebook Give-Away »

November 24, 2014 at 8:30AM PST | Source: Villa Enterprises

"Feel Good, Taste Good, Be Good Choice" Restaurants Wishing Guests
#HealthyHolidays with Prizes on Facebook thru January 4th
November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // MORRISTOWN, NJ - Villa Enterprises Management, announced this holiday season Green Leaf's and Bananas restaurants are hosting a Holiday Facebook Give-Away and wishing their guests #HealthyHolidays beginning today through January 4th, 2015. Green Leaf's and Bananas encourages its fans to visit its Facebook page for a chance to win 3 healthy, cool prizes each week. Prizes include: Fitbit Flex Monitor Bracelet, YoNana Frozen Yogurt Maker, Gaim Yoga Kit, Nutribullet Blender, and many other healthy prizes!
"Green Leaf's and Bananas Healthy Holidays Give-away is our way of wishing our guests a season of 'Feel Good, Taste Good and Be Good'," said Andrew Steinberg, Senior Vice President of Business Operations, Villa Enterprises...

Sky Zone Trampoline Park Opens In The Capital District »

November 24, 2014 at 8:12AM PST | Source: Sky Zone
Sky Zone Opportunities Available

Creator Of The World's First Trampoline Park Opens New Location For High-Flying, Active Fun
November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Menands, N.Y. - Sky Zone Trampoline Park will open its doors in Menands to offer Capital District residents a thrilling experience for the whole family atop a court of connecting trampolines. Specializing in Active Fun, the creator of the world's first indoor trampoline park has a variety of gravity defying activities that will get people of all ages jumping for joy. Beginning November 28th, residents are welcome to hop into Sky Zone to check out the wildly popular activity that has the whole country bouncing off the walls.
Sky Zone's all-walled trampoline courts are designed as a fun and fit outing for all ages, shapes and sizes...

Dunkin' Donuts Surpasses Two Million DD Perks® Members And 10 Million Downloads Of The Dunkin' Mobile® App »

November 24, 2014 at 8:10AM PST | Source: Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts Opportunities Available

Dunkin' Donuts surprises two millionth DD Perks® member with the "Ultimate Perk" and announces chance for fans to win $1,000 cash prizes.
Brand also reveals enhancements to both DD Perks and Dunkin' Mobile App
November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // CANTON, MA - Dunkin' Donuts today announced that it has achieved two big digital milestones, having reached two million DD Perks® Rewards loyalty members and surpassing more than 10 million downloads of the Dunkin' Mobile® App for mobile payment and gifting. To celebrate, the brand will recognize the two millionth DD Perks member, Jae Choi of Greenwich, CT, with the "Ultimate Perk," as well as well as honor and thank all of Dunkin' Donuts loyal guests members with the chance to win $1,000...

'Tis The Season For Savings At Valpak »

November 24, 2014 at 7:42AM PST | Source: Valpak
Valpak Opportunities Available

Shoppers have new ways to save time and money 
November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // LARGO, FL - The most cherished holiday traditions start with giving to others: time, food and traditional gift exchanges.
Valpak makes it easy to enjoy those traditions and make the season more enjoyable by offering holiday shopping coupons and online promo codes that save time and money while getting ready for the holidays.
Check out this infographic to find coupons from local restaurants and home service companies while entertaining guests, traveling with family or sprucing up the house for visitors.
Valpak offers smart shoppers many ways to save with coupons to help save stress and cash this holiday: with the traditional Blue Envelope, online discounts and the Valpak smartphone app...

Zippy Shell Opens In Las Vegas »

November 24, 2014 at 7:28AM PST | Source: Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell USA Las Vegas location is open for business!
November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. ? Zippy Shell USA, LLC is pleased to announce the opening of the company's newest location, Las Vegas, Nevada. This location will serve the entire Las Vegas and Henderson market under the ownership of Brian Linsey. It is the company's first location in Nevada.
Linsey brings over 15 years of advertising experience to Zippy Shell. This experience will be invaluable, especially when opening in a new location and market.
"I am committed to creatively and aggressively marketing the Zippy Shell® brand to drive awareness and response in the Las Vegas market," Linsey said. "We hope to create edgy, memorable advertising campaigns that make Zippy Shell an irresistible alternative to other, more staid players, in the storage and moving industry...

Gigi's Cupcakes Signs 100-Unit Franchise Agreement In South Korea »

November 24, 2014 at 7:20AM PST | Source: Gigi's Cupcakes

Franchise's First International Deal Highlights Global Demand for Cupcakes
November 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // NASHVILLE – Gigi's Cupcakes, America's largest cupcake and specialty baked goods franchise, has signed a master franchise agreement to develop 100 locations in South Korea in coming years. The deal marks the brand's first international expansion and highlights the global demand for cupcakes.
Master franchisee Sung Shin-je will develop the specialty bakeries throughout the country, the first of which is projected to open in Seoul in early 2015. Shin-je, an experienced restaurateur, previously was the master franchisee for Pizza Hut in South Korea and opened more than 50 locations for the American pizza chain throughout the country...

Save 50 Percent At Howard Johnson Hotels On Orange Wednesday »

November 24, 2014 at 6:54AM PST | Source: Howard Johnson

November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Hate long lines and crowded stores but love nabbing a great deal? This year, skip the Black Friday chaos and instead, score 50 percent off your next hotel stay with Howard Johnson and its annual Orange Wednesday promotion.
Howard Johnson Orange WednesdayAvailable exclusively on December 3, 2014-the first Wednesday after Thanksgiving and unofficially Orange Wednesday-travelers can save 50 percent off the rate of the day when they call to book an upcoming stay, up to three consecutive nights, at any of more than 40 participating Howard Johnson hotels throughout the U.S. and Canada.
"Everyone knows the holiday shopping season swings into full force after Thanksgiving ," said Mike Mueller, Howard Johnson brand senior vice president...

Newk's Eatery Launches Online Ordering »

November 24, 2014 at 6:32AM PST | Source: Newk's Express Cafe

Offering Two Convenient Ways To Enjoy Gourmet-inspired Meals On The Go
JACKSON, Miss. - Nov.13, 2014 - Enjoying fresh, gourmet-inspired meals on the go just got easier with the roll out of Newk's Eatery's new online ordering platform. For more than a decade, the fast-causal restaurant brand has served up memorable food experiences for both its in-house and takeout diners, engaging guests around its tables in a warm, inviting atmosphere, while also offering busy customers a separate Grab N' Go entrance with a custom refrigerated selection of popular menu items made fresh daily. After the mid-November debut of Newk's online ordering program— to be implemented nation-wide by year's end— guests will have two ways to take Newk's signature flavorful dishes on the road or home for dinner...

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Is Opening Its Newest Restaurant In South Florida »

November 24, 2014 at 6:25AM PST | Source: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

During grand opening week, the Gourmet Burger Authority™ will donate all sales from signature Freckled Lemonade® to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert your taste buds! Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin) is bringing craveable gourmet burgers to Naples, Fla. Located on the Southeast corner of Tamiami Trail and Immokalee Road, the newest Red Robin® restaurant will open on Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. To help celebrate the grand opening of the new restaurant, Red Robin will donate all sales of its signature Freckled Lemonade® from Nov. 24 to Nov. 30, to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer...

Greenville Area AlignLife Offices Join Together For A Local Toy Drive »

November 24, 2014 at 5:16AM PST | Source: AlignLife

The children of the Greenville Shriner's Hospital and A Child's Haven in Greenville will be receiving toys from local AlignLife offices this year.
Greenville, SC (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 - Every year AlignLife clinics nationwide team together to give back to their communities. AlignLife experience rapid growth in the Greenville, SC area in 2014 and has arrived upon a very unique opportunity. AlignLife of Simpsonville will be partnering with the 5 other Greenville area AlignLife offices for their first annual Toy Drive. These six offices came together to decide on what local charity they would support with this year's toy drive. With so many amazing organizations to choose from, it made choosing difficulty. After long deliberations they decided to partner with A Child's Haven and the Greenville Shriner's Hospital...

H&R Block Launches Free Tools And Resources To Help Taxpayers Navigate Affordable Care Act »

November 24, 2014 at 5:11AM PST | Source: H&R Block

Personalized Tax Calculator Analyzes and Computes Penalties, Tax Credits, Exemptions
KANSAS CITY, MO - (Marketwired) - November 24, 2014 - H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, will help taxpayers prepare for the biggest change to the tax code in nearly two decades -- the Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- with the launch of free online tools and resources. Consumers will have access to easy-to-understand ACA information, infographics, videos and FAQs; as well as a proprietary tax calculator that analyzes the impact of the ACA on an individual's specific situation. All of these tools and resources are on one site -- http://hrblock.com/acataximpact. This website is dedicated to assisting consumers navigate the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) tax requirements...

Big Savings On Black Friday Deals Start Early At RadioShack »

November 24, 2014 at 4:59AM PST | Source: RadioShack

Deals Start Online at 10 p.m. CST Nov. 26 and in Stores at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Day
Pay Your Way for Top Brands at Great Prices in Sound, Toys and Tech Accessories
FORT WORTH, Texas - Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - RadioShack invites tech-savvy shoppers to check out a preview of its Black Friday deals now and then shop at their neighborhood RadioShack starting at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Day to make sure they Gift Smart this holiday season.
Top Black Friday Deals
Some of RadioShack's best deals are featured on the cover of its Black Friday circular.

One of the hottest deals is $100 off Beats Solo® HD Drenched in Color headphones, priced at $69.99after instant savings and mail-in rebate.
For those looking to upgrade to one of the hottest phones on the market, get a Samsung Galaxy S5 for $0 down and low monthly payments with carrier financing or FREE with qualifying two-year plan...

Gap And Zalando Announce Pan-European Partnership »

November 24, 2014 at 4:43AM PST | Source: Gap Inc

New Ecommerce Channel will Help Reach New Audiences and Support Gap's Global Growth Strategy
NEW YORK & BERLIN - November 24, 2014  - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Gap brand and Zalando, Europe's largest online fashion web site, have today announced a partnership that will see Gap open its own dedicated online shop within Zalando. The American retailer will offer a broad assortment of clothing and accessories for Gap Women, Gap Men, GapKids and babyGap, bringing the brand to a broader European customer base beginning Summer 2015.
"This partnership represents Gap's first foray into multi-brand retailing in Europe. Also for the first time, Gap's collections will be styled alongside other brands available on Zalando, providing customers with new looks to combine American and European casual style," said Stefan Laban, SVP International for Gap...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Mt. Kisco Location »

November 24, 2014 at 4:38AM PST | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owner Celebrates With Free Sub Fundraiser
November 20, 2014 - Mt. Kisco, NY - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Mt. Kisco on November 12. Franchise owner Brian Egan and manager Steve LaBarbera held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, November 12 to Sunday, November 16 to support the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester.
The new restaurant, located at 25 South Moger Avenue, circulated 10,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester.
Following the grand opening fundraiser, Jersey Mike's will be hosting a pre-Thanksgiving fundraiser to benefit Hillside Food Outreach...

Turkeys Cause Massive Spikes In Plumbing Emergency Calls Every Year »

November 24, 2014 at 4:32AM PST | Source: Mr. Rooter

Mr. Rooter Plumbing Shares Top Five Tips for Avoiding a Plumbing Emergency this Holiday Season
WACO, Texas (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 - Preventing plumbing problems in the kitchen during the Thanksgiving holiday is easy as pie, if cooks know the do's and don'ts of their drains and garbage disposals.
Year in and year out, the Thanksgiving holiday brings a spike in emergency calls to plumbers for malfunctioning garbage disposals and clogged drains. In fact, the day after Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for plumbers, seeing a nearly 50% spike in emergency visits.
"At Mr. Rooter® Plumbing, we want to make this holiday enjoyable for our customers, so we're available in case a plumbing disaster strikes," said Mary Kennedy Thompson, president of Mr...

AlignLife Of Downtown Greenville Is Now Open And Accepting New Patients »

November 24, 2014 at 4:29AM PST | Source: AlignLife

Greenville, SC (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 - A new AlignLife Chiropractic & Natural Health Center has officially opened its doors in the downtown Greenville area. Dr. Chelsea Sineath, owner and chiropractor at AlignLife of Downtown Greenville, decided to open her own clinic after working in another AlignLife office and seeing such amazing results with the patients.
AlignLife believes that the body can heal itself when given the proper tools. With a focus on chiropractic care and rehabilitation to allow the spine to maintain the proper alignment, they also offer nutritional recommendations, toxin elimination, weight loss management, and hormone balancing. It is their mission to take the health of the people in Greenville to the next level...

Super 8 And Joey Fatone Break Guinness World Record For Largest Pillow Fight »

November 24, 2014 at 4:22AM PST | Source: Super 8

Super 8 Celebrates 40th Anniversary by Setting Record at South Dakota State University
November 22, 2014 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Super 8®, the world's largest economy hotel chain, today celebrated 40 years of hospitality by joining TV host and former N SYNC pop star Joey Fatone in South Dakota to break the Guinness World Record for the largest pillow fight.
Held at South Dakota State University's Coughlin-Alumni Stadium, in the state where the brand opened its first hotel in 1974, the effort saw exactly 4,201 students, alumni, parents and fans take part in a fun-filled pillow fight challenge during one of the most anticipated football games of the season: the South Dakota Corn Showdown Series, a head to head match-up between South Dakota State University and the University of South Dakota...

Beef Jerky Outlet Visits Fox & Friends Weekend »

November 24, 2014 at 4:11AM PST | Source: Beef Jerky Outlet Franchise

Co-founder Paul Lyons visited Fox & Friends Weekend to show off the meat snack products that have made the Beef Jerky Outlet Franchise an Entrepreneur Top 500 franchise for 2014.
November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Beef Jerky Outlet co-founder Paul Lyons visited Fox & Friends Weekend to show off the meat snack products that have made the new Beef Jerky Outlet Franchise an Entrepreneur Top 500 franchise for 2014. Paul had the opportunity to show off a selection of unique Beef Jerky Outlet snacks to Fox & Friends co-hosts Tucker Carlson and Rick Reichmuth. The show was broadcast live on Fox & Friends Weekend, November 8, 2014.
"Beef Jerky Outlet is famous for just that, a huge variety of beef jerky flavors. Beef Jerky makes up the vast majority of our retail sales, but everyone wants to sample our more exotic offerings like ostrich, kangaroo and alligator," said Paul...

RNR Custom Wheels Teams With US106.1 To Support Peninsula SPCA Of Hampton VA »

November 24, 2014 at 4:08AM PST | Source: RNR Custom Wheels and Tires

November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // RNR Custom Wheels and Tire Express of Hampton, Virginia, sponsored a live event on Saturday, November 15th, 2014, to support the Peninsula SPCA, a no-kill facility that houses animals waiting to be adopted. Located at PBR on Power Plant Parkway in Hampton, a popular country-western bar where people go to dance and ride the mechanical bull, the event attracted 800 people and raised $7,000.
RNR was the exclusive sponsor of the event, which was promoted by US 106.1, a popular local country-music station, and featured DJ Bobby Bones of Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to his very popular morning radio show, Bobby Bones is a member of the band "The Raging Idiots," which played to a sold-out crowd. RNR ran a VIP ticket giveaway through US 106...

Del Taco Continues Midwest Expansion »

November 24, 2014 at 4:06AM PST | Source: Del Taco
Del Taco Opportunities Available

Exclusive Development Territories Available for Franchisees
November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Lake Forest, California – Del Taco, a leader in the Mexican quick-service restaurant category, announced its plans to develop at least eight restaurants in the Chicago area to begin by early 2016. Currently with 550 restaurants in 16 states, this latest expansion supports the company's major-growth strategy to bring Del Taco's fresh, made-to-order Mexican and American favorites to guests across the country.
"We've had strong interest from franchise candidates in this part of the country for some time, and we've found a solid development partner," said Laura Tanaka, director of franchise development. "Backed by 50 years of excellence, Del Taco is eager to introduce the brand and unique menu offerings to our new guests in the Midwest...



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