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ZIPS Dry Cleaners Named On "Next 300" List By Franchise Times »

October 29, 2014 at 7:09AM PDT | Source: ZIPS Dry Cleaners
ZIPS Dry Cleaners Opportunities Available

October 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // GREENBELT, Md. – ZIPS Dry Cleaners, an aggressively expanding dry cleaning franchise known for its same-day, one-price business model, was recently recognized as one of this year’s "Next 300" chains, ranked by Franchise Times. The "Next 300" is a companion of the Franchise Times Top 200, an annual ranking of the largest franchise systems in the United States by global systemwide sales.
ZIPS Dry Cleaners made its ranking debut at #383.
"Our franchise growth has picked up serious momentum over the past couple of years and this recognition is a true testament to our continued focus on further establishing our category leading, highly profitable franchise opportunity," said ZIPS CEO Reid Bechtle...

Real Estate Industry A Hotbed For Entrepreneurs »

October 29, 2014 at 7:00AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Industry Veteran to Host "Developing Your Inner Entrepreneur" Webinar Event
October 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Woburn, MA – You know you want to. You can feel that itch, that need for something more, something of your very own. Many people consider taking more control of their career path but don’t know where to start; you simply know there is something more than the humdrum work-a-day world.
You’ve accomplished the first step by recognizing the spark. The next step is to navigate through the maze of possibilities. Thousands of entrepreneurial-minded men and women find the right fit in a career as a real estate salesperson or brokerage owner.
In an October, 2014 release to the media, National Association of REALTORS® President, Steve Brown, stated, "The real estate industry is competitive and REALTORS know that to be successful they must have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and the know-how to make a business thrive...

ServiceMaster Of North Texas Boosts Their Internet Marketing Strategy By Joining RestorationMasterFinder.com »

October 29, 2014 at 6:55AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 - ServiceMaster of North Texas is located in Garland, TX and they provide disaster restoration and cleaning services to homes and businesses in Dallas, Garland, Plano, TX and the surrounding communities. They are the most recent ServiceMaster franchise to boost their online marketing campaign by joining RestorationMasterFinder.com. RestorationMasterFinder, or RMF, was developed by Proceed Innovative as a lead generating website that provides cost-effective leads for ServiceMaster franchises.
The addition of ServiceMaster of North Texas to RestorationMasterFinder.com will help attract more internet traffic to their micro-sites which will result in a higher volume of calls and conversions. ServiceMaster is a nationally recognized brand and one of the most trusted service providers for disaster restoration and cleaning services...

Jamba Juice And Quaker Celebrate National Oatmeal Day With Debut Of Jamba Build-Your-Own Steel-Cut Oatmeal »

October 29, 2014 at 6:40AM PDT | Source: Jamba Juice

Jamba's 100% Whole Grain, Organic, Steel-Cut Quaker Oats Are Now Customizable with a Variety of Premium Toppings and Only $2 With a Special Limited Time Offer
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA), a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, and The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., and leader in delicious and nourishing whole grain oat based products, are celebrating National Oatmeal Day (October 29th) by encouraging customers nationwide to start their mornings off right with a hearty, nutritious, bowl of Jamba Juice® Steel-Cut Oatmeal. Quaker Oatmeal is slow cooked with 100% organic steel-cut oats, and customers are now able to customize their bowls with a variety of delicious toppings...

CPR Cell Phone Repair Opens Second Franchise Store In The Kansas City Area »

October 29, 2014 at 6:35AM PDT | Source: CPR Cell Phone Repair

Kansas CIty, MO - October 29, 2014 - (PR.com) - CPR Cell Phone Repair, the fastest growing wireless technology franchise network in the United States, is pleased to announce the recent opening of a second store in the Kansas City area. Jenifer C. Schultz is congratulated on the opening of her newest franchise, CPR Cell Phone Repair of Westport.
Ms. Schultz opened her first CPR franchise in Overland Park, KS in 2012. In addition to being an experienced CPR franchise owner, she also brings a background in business development, management, sales and marketing to the CPR network. Her business experience also includes her role as a Portfolio Manager at GE Capital overseeing a large team of managers and employees. She also served as Director of Business Development at City Wide, a building maintenance services company for commercial properties...

Sir Grout Expands Its Services In The Midwest With The Introduction Of Sir Grout Of Southwest Missouri »

October 29, 2014 at 6:29AM PDT | Source: Sir Grout

Springfield, MO (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 - Sir Grout, leading innovator in the hard-surface care industry in America and abroad, is proud to announce the launch of a new franchise and fully featured website: Sir Grout of Southwest Missouri. Residents of Southwest Missouri can take advantage of the highest quality hard surface restoration services.
Founded in 2004, Sir Grout began franchising in 2007 and has quickly become one of the top service providers in its field, standing out for first-rate quality results due to its proprietary cleaning methods and outstanding work ethic. By adding the convenience of a franchise and website for Southwest Missouri residents, Sir Grout looks to build stronger relationships at a local level and make the business more accessible with relevant, easy-to-find information on a 24/7 basis...

L.A. Rocker Nate Beck Becomes Part Owner In Twin Cities School Of Rock Franchise »

October 29, 2014 at 6:18AM PDT | Source: School of Rock

St. Paul, MN, October 29, 2014 - (PR.com) - The School of Rock was founded in 1998 in Philadelphia PA on the premise that "taking music lessons and never playing a gig is like going to basketball practice and never playing a game. After a while, there's no point." So the School of Rock gets its students performing on stage – in a band - as early as 8 years old. "Not only does this teach them to play music," said Nate Beck. "But it teaches team work, it raises their self confidence….and it's a heck of a lot of fun!"
Beck should know. He is a graduate of the St. Paul School of Rock. Following High School graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to attend Musicians Institute, where he formed a band that was nominated for an award in the Rock Single of the Year category in the Los Angeles Music Awards...

Cast Your Ballot For Free Chips & Queso At California Tortilla! »

October 29, 2014 at 6:11AM PDT | Source: California Tortilla

Election Day Freebie with Password "I Voted" - No Purchase Necessary!
What: Next Tuesday, California Tortilla rewards voters for doing their civic duty with free chips and queso - no purchase necessary! To redeem your Election Day freebie, just say the secret password "I VOTED," or simply show the cashier your "I Voted" sticker. So no matter which candidates come out on top in the polls, with free chips and queso at California Tortilla, everyone wins!
When: Tuesday, November 4 (hours vary by location)
Where: Available at all California Tortilla locations nationwide (excluding Ronald Reagan Trade Center).
For more information visit www.californiatortilla.com, like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @caltort...

There’s A New Way To Taco Bell® And It’s #onlyintheapp; Mobile Ordering And Payment Have Arrived »

October 29, 2014 at 5:46AM PDT | Source: Taco Bell
Taco Bell Opportunities Available

New Taco Bell® Mobile Experience for iOS and Android Opens Up Customization for Millions of Menu Options; Includes Mobile Ordering With Payment, Location Based Services, Easy Rotate to Reorder and More; Launches at Participating Restaurants Nationwide
October 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, Calif. - Taco Bell® becomes the first Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) to launch its mobile ordering and payment app at participating restaurants nationwide for both drive-thru and dining room orders. The free Taco Bell mobile ordering app for iOS and Android gives consumers complete access to every Taco Bell ingredient to create what they want, when they want it – all in the palm of their hand.
This new app – available now in the App Store and on Google Play – has multiple features that go beyond mobile ordering to bring a new Taco Bell experience to fans...

EXIT Real Estate Gallery Expands »

October 29, 2014 at 5:42AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

New Office Opens
Jacksonville, Florida (Grassroots Newswire) October 28th, 2014 -- Colleen Forbes, President of EXIT Realty Florida is pleased to announce the expansion of EXIT Real Estate Gallery. Congratulations to Franchisees Stanley Bishop Sr., Stanley Bishop Jr., Ray Rivera, and Sonny Downey on the new office located in Jacksonville, Florida.
Bishop comments on future goals for growth and success: "We are looking forward to growing even more and providing the surrounding communities with exceptional real estate support."
About EXIT Realty
EXIT Realty is a proven real estate business model that supplies single-level residual income for agents, security, stability and direction; for agents' families, security in the form of beneficiary and retirement residuals...

SONIC Lightens Up Your Cup With Guilt-Free Line Of Hand-Crafted Sodas »

October 29, 2014 at 5:31AM PDT | Source: Sonic Drive-In

Always hand-delivered and now hand-crafted, SONIC rolls out something new in soda.
OKLAHOMA CITY - October 29, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Already known as the Ultimate Drink Stop® offering more than one million different customizable, made-to-order drink options, SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) today introduced SONIC Splash™ Hand-Crafted Sodas, a new line of refreshing and guilt-free sodas that offer a lighter artisanal beverage option without sacrificing taste. SONIC Splash sodas are made to order to guests' exact taste specifications, starting with sparkling crystal clear, filtered water - a bubbly base for infused layers of real fruit or unique fruit flavors, culminating in a refreshing and low-calorie1 beverage unlike anything you will find at other fast food restaurants...

AlignLife Announces Seventh Upstate South Carolina Clinic »

October 29, 2014 at 5:16AM PDT | Source: AlignLife

Expansion of AlignLife Chiropractic Franchise Continues As Planned in South Carolina
Greer, SC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 - AlignLife is proud to introduce our newest location in Upstate South Carolina which is located in Greer at 996 Batesville Road, #7. Dr. Erik Beauvais is the clinic owner and practicing chiropractor at the Greer location and is excited about serving the local community.
Dr. Erik Beauvais is the Clinic Director and Chief Smile Maker at AlignLife of Pelham Falls. He has an undeniable passion for helping others heal naturally from a wide variety of health conditions. Along with treating adults, Dr. Erik has great experience working with children. He has rigorously studied the causes and more importantly the corrective measures to help children heal from conditions such as ADHD, Autism, chronic ear infections, immune suppressive disorders, colic, acid reflux, headaches, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, bed wetting, and many others...

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region Announces Success Of Annual Convention »

October 29, 2014 at 5:11AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 - Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is addressing the details and success of its annual convention held in San Diego, California.
Home Care Assistance completed its annual convention at the end of September. The event celebrated the success of the company as a whole and featured different awards for caregivers and staff who provided above exceptional in-home senior care.
"It's a time for all of the Home Care Assistance franchises to get together and reflect on what we've accomplished," says Lester Fix, vice president of Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region...

Maui Wowi Says Mahalo With Complimentary Smoothies At Oceanside Location »

October 29, 2014 at 5:07AM PDT | Source: Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies Opportunities Available

Oceanside, Calif. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 - Maui Wowi Hawaiian is saying mahalo to the Oceanside community with a Customer Appreciation Event at its location in the Ocean Place Cinemas Plaza, Thursday October 30, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. PST. The store, which opened this past summer, has been blending fresh fruit smoothies and brewing hot cups of Hawaiian coffee for thirsty customers looking for a break in their day.
The Customer Appreciation Event is a family friendly way to thank the customers for their business and for new ones to come and give it a try. Visitors who stop by will get their chance at the prize wheel and treated to complimentary smoothies. There will also be a chance to win complimentary Tiki size smoothies for an entire year...

Woman Entrepreneur Opens Caring Transitions Of Northeast Wyoming & Rapid City »

October 29, 2014 at 4:59AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Amanda Lawson launches local franchise specializing in managing relocations for seniors and busy families as well as downsizing and estate liquidations.
Sheridan, WY (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 - Amanda Lawson is excited to be bringing her passion for service to her new small business, Caring Transitions of Northeast Wyoming & Rapid City.
Caring Transitions is America's largest resource specializing in managing relocations for seniors and busy families as well as downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move oversight, Caring Transitions can handle on-site and online estate sales, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. Caring Transitions of Northeast Wyoming & Rapid City serves Sheridan, Buffalo, Gillette, Rapid City, Spearfish and the surrounding communities...

College Hunks Hauling Junk Franchisee Revenue Grows 42.6% In Two Years »

October 29, 2014 at 4:54AM PDT | Source: College Hunks Hauling Junk

Average Revenue for College Hunks Hauling Junk Franchisees Grew Quickly From 2011 to 2013, Continues Climb
TAMPA, FL - (Marketwired - Oct 29, 2014) - Offering the "evergreen" service of moving and/or junk removal at reasonable prices is why College Hunks Hauling Junk continues to be one of America's most successful franchise operations, announcing revenue growth of 42.6% between 2011 and 2013.
In addition to being a valued service, College Hunks Hauling Junk also succeeds by being much more affordable in terms of start-up costs. Most College Hunks Hauling Junk franchises are up and running for between $95,000 and $207,950, and they are very easy to scale, in addition to having very turnkey startup financing options. Average revenue for franchise locations was $442,504 in 2013, which illustrates a great return on investment...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts' Stylish Aloft Brand Opens In Liverpool Bringing A New Beat To The Heart Of The City »

October 29, 2014 at 4:25AM PDT | Source: aloft hotels

Aloft Liverpool brings cutting-edge design to one of Liverpool's most beautiful historical buildings.
LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom - October 29, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® (NYSE:HOT) today announced the opening of Aloft Liverpool, the second Aloft hotel in the UK. Set in the 110-year old Royal Insurance Building, Aloft Liverpool is an adaptive reuse project that is breathing new life into this historic building. Delivering urban-influenced design and an energetic guest experience at an affordable price point, Aloft Liverpool will feature 116 loft-like guest rooms and Aloft Hotel's signature W XYZ® bar, a buzzing social space where guests can mix and mingle, work or grab a drink with friends...

Trick Or Treat ... Domino's Pizza® Gives Customers Something Good To Eat »

October 29, 2014 at 4:21AM PDT | Source: Domino's Pizza

Domino's apps and Group Ordering Tool make ordering for Halloween parties easy.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Domino's Pizza, (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, has your Halloween dinner plans covered! Ordering food for a night of trick-or-treating is now easier than ever, thanks to Domino's apps and Group Ordering Tool.
"Pizza is the perfect meal option as kids are getting ready to go trick-or-treating, or for those who are throwing Halloween parties," said Chris Brandon, Domino's Pizza spokesperson. "From the added convenience of our online ordering platforms to our Group Ordering Tool, Domino's has things covered to make Halloween a stress-free night."
Customers can use Domino's ordering apps for iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, Windows Phone 8® or Kindle Fire™, and place their Halloween dinner orders days in advance, so a piping hot pizza will be delivered to their door as soon as they get home...

Golden Corral Restaurants Salute America’s Heroes With 14th Annual Free Dinner On Military Appreciation Monday »

October 29, 2014 at 4:13AM PDT | Source: Golden Corral
Golden Corral  Opportunities Available

Gary Sinise and Collective Soul Help Salute Our Nation's Heroes
October 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // RALEIGH, N.C – On Monday, Nov. 17, Golden Corral will thank thousands of active duty and retired United States military personnel for their service with a free dinner buffet and beverage, while raising donations for DAV (Disabled American Veterans). A tradition started 13 years ago to celebrate our nation's heroes, Golden Corral's Military Appreciation Monday has served more than 4 million complimentary meals to military personnel and generated more than $8.8 million dollars in guest contributions to support community-based service initiatives for veterans.
"Our 45,000 employees in 500 restaurants nationwide are very passionate about supporting our military service men and women on Military Appreciation Monday," said Ted Fowler, president and chief executive officer of Golden Corral...

ShakeAway Serves Up More Milkshake Fun With New Locations In The United States »

October 29, 2014 at 4:06AM PDT | Source: ShakeAway

Global Milkshake Concept Continues International Expansion in Late 2014
October 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // BOURNEMOUTH, U.K. – ShakeAway is spreading the milkshake love and expanding throughout America — the inventive global milkshake concept brand with an international cult following is now coming to New York! ShakeAway, The World's Largest MilkShake Bar Company™, has debuted three highly successful U.S. openings in La Jolla, Calif., Pacific Beach, Calif., and Cumming, Ga., with plans for expansion to New York later this year.
Lines were out the door at these U.S. grand openings and some customers admitted to driving for miles to try out the shakes, while others were physically shaking in anticipation! It's the unique ShakeAway experience that keeps customers coming back for its world-famous, extensive menu of customized-to-order milkshakes and smoothies with more than 180 ingredients...



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