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New Jersey European Wax Center Offers Exclusive Summer Promotion »

August 03, 2012 at 5:46AM PDT | Source: European Wax Center

European Wax Center Short Hills expands its brand with a limited time Specialty Product Offer
Short Hills, NJ (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 - European Wax Center Short Hills, named #1 Franchise in America by Inc. magazine, is pleased to announce Summer Sizzle, their latest exclusive promotion. This on-going promotion started on July 4th and will be offered to all guests through Labor Day Weekend.
European Wax Center Short Hills provides quality hair removal in Millburn, Short Hills, NJ to members of the Essex County community. The Summer Sizzle promotion creates an incentive-laden opportunity for guests who want to maintain healthy skin between waxing sessions to come try out European Wax Center’s patented purple Comfort Wax System...

Multiple Texas Properties To Sell During August Auction Series »

August 03, 2012 at 5:41AM PDT | Source: United Country Real Estate

United Country – Coleman & Patterson to Conduct Live, Online Events
Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 - Buyers have the opportunity of a lifetime to purchase a multitude of diverse Texas properties at auction prices. United Country – Coleman & Patterson of Bryan/College Station, Texas, will sell a variety of tracts to the highest bidders during a series of multi-property auction events to be conducted August 16, 17 and 23. The properties are also available for online bidding now through August 21.
“We believe that multi-property events are one of the best ways to bring properties to the public,” said David Coleman, principal, broker and auctioneer with United Country – Coleman & Patterson...

FranConnect Appoints Seasoned Franchising Executive, Kathleen Kuhn, As New VP Of Franchise Marketing Solutions »

August 03, 2012 at 4:43AM PDT | Source: FranConnect

August 03, 2012 // Franchising.com // Reston, Va. – FranConnect, the leading provider of franchise management systems, announced today the addition of Kathleen Kuhn, former President and CEO of HouseMaster Home Inspections, as the new VP of Franchise Marketing Solutions.
Kuhn will work with existing and prospective FranConnect clients in the implementation of the recently unveiled Zcubator™, a single platform that gives franchise systems the ability to easily manage and evaluate the effectiveness of multiple marketing channels, all with a single login.
“My goal is to call upon my experiences in franchising and passion for marketing to help clients manage the proliferation of marketing tools and campaigns required to grow unit level sales, reduce marketing costs, increase franchisee productivity and satisfaction,” said Kuhn...

Ziebart International Corp. Launches New Franchise Website »

August 03, 2012 at 4:39AM PDT | Source: Ziebart International

August 03, 2012 // Franchising.com // Troy, MI - Ziebart, the worldwide leader in vehicle appearance and protection services has launched their latest website redesign to support entrepreneurs seeking business opportunities in the automotive aftermarket sector. The new site, ZiebartInternational.com, provides prospective franchise owners with a brief video introduction that includes company background, services offered, and current testimonials. It also highlights franchisee support, investment information, available financing options, and frequently asked questions.
“There is a growing business opportunity for Ziebart’s proprietary products and services, both overseas and within the United States,” states Thomas E. Wolfe, President and CEO...

Snap-on Incorporated Declares Quarterly Dividend »

August 03, 2012 at 4:33AM PDT | Source: Snap-on Tools

KENOSHA, Wis. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Aug. 2, 2012 - The Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA) board of directors declared today a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.34 per share payable September 10, 2012 to shareholders of record on August 20, 2012. Snap-on has paid consecutive quarterly cash dividends, without interruption or reduction, since 1939.
About Snap-on
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centers, as well as for customers in industries, including aviation, aerospace, agriculture, construction, government and military, mining, natural resources and power generation...

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.125 Per Share »

August 03, 2012 at 4:26AM PDT | Source: Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc

LAKEWOOD, Colo. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Aug. 2, 2012 - Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BAGL), a leader in the quick-casual segment of the restaurant industry operating primarily under the Einstein Bros.® Bagels, Noah's New York Bagels®, and Manhattan Bagel® brands, announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share, payable on October 15, 2012 to stockholders of record as of September 1, 2012.
As of August 2, 2012, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. had approximately 16.9 million shares of common stock outstanding.
About Einstein Noah Restaurant Group
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. is a leading company in the quick casual restaurant industry that operates and licenses locations primarily under the Einstein Bros...

New Hampton Inn By Hilton Opens In Guadalajara, Mexico »

August 03, 2012 at 4:22AM PDT | Source: Hampton Inn & Suites

143-Room Property is Hampton's 15th Hotel in Mexico
August 03, 2012 // Franchising.com // MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its newest property, the 143-room Hampton Inn by Hilton Guadalajara/Expo, located at Av. De las Rosas N° 3030 between Av, Guadalajara, Jalisco.
"Hampton combines quality, innovation, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making it the brand of choice in the marketplace today," said Juan Carlos Mondragon, general manager of the Hampton Inn by Hilton Guadalajara/Expo. "Quality accommodations and amenities combined with proactive, friendly service from our team members - all backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee - make us highly competitive in Guadalajara...

Get The Most Out Of Summer Camping Trips »

August 03, 2012 at 4:11AM PDT | Source: Wild Birds Unlimited

Wild Birds Unlimited Offers Tips to View Wildlife in its Habitat
August 03, 2012 // Franchising.com // Carmel, Ind. – Summer is a popular time for outdoor family reunions, camping trips or sleep away camp for the kids. However, much of the fun in hiking and spending time outside is having encounters with animals in their natural environment.
“There are several easy things campers and hikers can do to get the most out of their outdoor experience,” said Jim Carpenter, CEO and founder of Wild Birds Unlimited, the original and largest franchise system of backyard bird feeding and nature specialty stores. “Some tips are fairly intuitive, such as being quiet on the trail, so as not to scare away animals you are hoping to view...

Taft Partner Julia Meister Appointed Ethics And Malpractice Committee Vice-Chair Of The American Bar Association »

August 02, 2012 at 10:08AM PDT | Source: Taft

Section of Real Property Trust and Estate Law
August 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // CINCINNATI, OHIO – Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that Julia B. Meister, a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister’s Cincinnati office, has been appointed Ethics and Malpractice Committee Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section. The ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law is a leading national forum for lawyers, with nearly 25,000 members. The Ethics and Malpractice Committee evaluates the potential liabilities of the estate lawyer, assess insurance or other methods of financial protection for the practitioner, and focuses on the changing developments in ethical rules...

Holiday Inn Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary Around The World »

August 02, 2012 at 9:55AM PDT | Source: Holiday Inn

August 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // Holiday Inn, one of the world’s most iconic hotel brands, today marks its 60th Anniversary and the start of a global consumer campaign to celebrate the brand’s innovative heritage.
Back in the early fifties, vacations were beyond the means of the average American family and many hotels fell short of providing what travellers really wanted. Entrepreneur, Kemmons Wilson, soon realised this and in 1952 opened the first Holiday Inn hotel - a new concept of hotel that both business and leisure travellers could count on for friendly service, comfort and a truly relaxing atmosphere.
Alongside reliable and friendly service, Holiday Inn has a rich history of ‘firsts’ for being innovative and improving guest experiences...

August Benihana Chef's Special »

August 02, 2012 at 9:49AM PDT | Source: Benihana

Hibachi Steak & Chicken for Two, Seafood Diablo for One
MIAMI, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Benihana Inc. (NASDAQ: BNHN), the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, has announced the August Chef's Specials, Hibachi Steak & Chicken for Two, a five-course feast for only $45, and Seafood Diablo for One, five courses for just $20.
As summer wraps up, take friends and family to Benihana for a night of delicious food and Benihana hibachi entertainment. Experience this month's teppanyaki meal of Hibachi Steak & Chicken for Two, grilled at the tabletop with mushrooms and sesame seeds. Or be adventurous and try the Seafood Diablo for One: sea scallops, calamari, shrimp, assorted vegetables and Japanese noodles grilled in Benihana's homemade spicy sauce...

Pillar To Post Continues To Expand, Welcomes 4 New Franchisees In July »

August 02, 2012 at 9:25AM PDT | Source: Pillar To Post - Professional Home Inspection

August 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // Tampa, FL - Building upon their steady growth for 2012, Pillar To Post signed four new franchisees in July. From January to June, Pillar To Post added 21 new franchises across North America, growing their superior presence in the home inspection industry.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, the home inspection industry expects to grow 17 percent in the decade between 2008 and 2018 at a rate that is faster than the average for many other occupations in the United States.
Pillar To Post strives for continued growth, aiming to take advantage of the flourishing industry. Thanks to a strong business model, extensive training for franchisees, a constant need for qualified home inspectors and a stellar market position, Pillar To Post is excited to continue adding to their network of franchise owners...

United Country Real Estate Expands Its International Network In Costa Rica »

August 02, 2012 at 9:11AM PDT | Source: United Country Real Estate

Opens New Affiliate Offices in Dominical, Pavones
August 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // KANSAS CITY, Mo. – United Country Real Estate, America’s largest seller of lifestyle real estate in the United States and Central America, has continued its 2012 expansion with 35 new franchises in the U.S. and the opening of two new offices in the Costa Rica, bringing their network size to 511 offices.
The two new offices serving the south-central Pacific coastal areas of Pavones and Dominical, Costa Rica, will augment the company’s existing foothold in the country, which also includes offices in San Jose and Playa Jaco. In other international expansion efforts, United Country has recently established a new office in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico...

$1 Million In Grants Up For Grabs For Schools And Businesses Seeking Fresh Healthy Vending Machines »

August 02, 2012 at 9:02AM PDT | Source: Fresh Healthy Vending

Fresh Healthy Vending, Who has Given Away over $100,000, is on a Mission to Replace Junk Food Vending with Healthy Vending
August 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // San Diego, California – Schools and businesses looking to earn grant money and replace unhealthy vending machines with healthy ones are in luck. Fresh Healthy Vending, a leader in the healthy vending machine industry, has an initiative where they are offering $1 million in grant funding to schools and businesses that are seeking to bring in their healthy vending machines.
“We are pleased to announce that we have already given away over $100,000 of the $1 million in funds allocated to replace junk food machines with Fresh Healthy Vending machines,” explains Dan Negroni, CEO of Fresh Healthy Vending...

Give A Gift That Lasts A Lifetime With Customized Awards & Incentives From EmbroidMe »

August 02, 2012 at 8:49AM PDT | Source: EmbroidMe

August 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // West Palm Beach, FL - EmbroidMe offers a variety of personalized awards and incentives to recognize any career milestone. Whether the achievement is big or small, recognizing employees with awards or incentives from EmbroidMe allows you to express your gratitude in style. Crafted from the finest materials and customized to reflect your special event, awards and incentives from EmbroidMe convey honor and prestige. Awards and incentives help to build strong morale among employees, and motivate them to excel, a benefit for the employer that continues long after the award ceremony has ended.
With an extensive selection of trophies and plaques, EmbroidMe has awards to fit every budget and occasion. Recognizing employees for their efforts is essential to any successful company; therefore, it is crucial that the accolade reflects the accomplishment...

Biggby Coffee Celebrates Success, Hosts Company-Wide Annual Meeting In Lansing »

August 02, 2012 at 8:19AM PDT | Source: BIGGBY COFFEE

More Than 250 Franchisees, Operators and Staff Will Be in Lansing for the Three-day Event Beginning Aug. 21
EAST LANSING, Mich., July 24, 2012 – Seventeen years and 156 stores later, East Lansing-based BIGGBY COFFEE is bringing more than 250 franchise owners, operators and staff members together in the capital city for the company’s Annual Franchise Meeting. Held at the Lansing Convention Center and Paramount Coffee Company, the three-day event will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 21 and will be the largest in company history!
Currently experiencing 32 consecutive months of same store sales growth, with an average of 9.28%, BIGGBY, without a doubt, has a lot to celebrate. However, with several classes, presentations and workshops, the educational aspect of the meeting is not forgotten, for the sake of continued company-wide success...

American Restaurant Concepts, Inc. Announces Concert Ticket Giveaway For Jason Aldean And Luke Bryan At Dick's Wings Locations »

August 02, 2012 at 8:11AM PDT | Source: Dick's Wings & Grill

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Restaurant Concepts, Inc. (OTCBB: ANPZ), the operator and franchisor of Dick's Wings & Grill restaurants, today announced an exciting promotion that will give customers the opportunity to attend an upcoming Jacksonville, Fla. concert, headlined by country music stars Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan.
Dick's Wings & Grill will offer customers the chance to win tickets to the sold-out concert by visiting one of their participating restaurant locations and registering for the contest. The winner will receive two tickets inside the Renda Broadcasting Suite at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena for the Aug. 9th event.
"We value our loyal customer base and are pleased to show our appreciation through unique contests and giveaways," stated Michael Rosenberger, the CEO of American Restaurant Concepts...

Bennigan's Announces New Restaurant In Plano, Texas »

August 02, 2012 at 8:04AM PDT | Source: Bennigan's Grill & Tavern

Legendary Brand Brings Irish Favorites to Plano
DALLAS, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Bennigan's Franchising Company announced today the franchise group I-Pub, LLC opened its third restaurant in the Dallas-Ft. Worth community in Plano, TX on July 30th. Located at 3937 North Central Expressway, Suite 100, the new restaurant features the brands' recent remodel additions, including a welcoming bar and a lavish outside patio for guests to enjoy signature "Irish Hospitality." This opening marks the company's sixth restaurant in Texas.
"We are excited to have opened our doors and are ready to provide Legendary service and memorable dining experiences to guests in the Plano community," said Luis Ibarguengoytia, Bennigan's Plano franchisee...

Being True To Your Brand Can Lead To Business Success »

August 02, 2012 at 8:00AM PDT | Source: Maids Home Service, The

August 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // Whether you are a new business owner or one who has been operating your company for years, you know how important it is to get the message out about your product or service. Staying true to that brand and the image you’ve developed is just as important to business success.
The Maids, the residential cleaning company that stands out from competitors because of its exclusive 22-Step Healthy Touch® Deep Cleaning System, has built its business over the past 30 years by keeping customers satisfied. The Maids remains a model for the franchising industry and provides training for franchisees so they have every opportunity to be successful. Experts offer these tips about staying true to your brand...

Real Property Management Growth And Innovation On The Fast Track »

August 02, 2012 at 7:48AM PDT | Source: Real Property Management
Real Property Management Opportunities Available

August 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // SALT LAKE CITY  – In 2010, Real Property Management (http://www.realpropertymgt.com/) added Charles Thompson to its executive team as Chief Operating Officer to accelerate the company’s overall growth.
Over the past two years Thompson has done just that through disciplined process and systems integration, employee restructuring, strengthening vendor alliances, streamlining core competencies and raising profitability goals.
As a result, the residential property management company has achieved consistent double-digit growth despite the down economy. Tens of thousands of assets worth an estimated $5 billion are now under management, making Real Property Management the largest residential management company in the United States...



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