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Maui Wowi Speeds Into The 2012 Baltimore Grand Prix »

August 29, 2012 at 4:58AM PDT | Source: Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies Opportunities Available

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies will be running two locations at the 2012 Baltimore Grand Prix, featuring the IZOD Indy Car Series, this Labor Day weekend.
Greenwood Village, Colo. (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 - Start your engines! Maui Wowi Hawaiian is rolling into the Baltimore Grand Prix this Labor Day weekend! Two of the company’s franchisees have teamed up to operate two mobile units at the three day event, blending all-natural, fresh fruit smoothies and brewing premium Hawaiian coffees for the racing spectators.
“It’s going to be a weekend filled with speed,” said Maui Wowi franchisee, Mike Pyne. “We are expecting huge crowds at this event and are so excited to be a part of it. We are prepared to have our blenders running just as fast as the cars on the track, giving everyone the chance to try one of our delicious frozen treats and fresh brewed Hawaiian coffees...

16 Handles Frozen Yogurt Expands To Miami; First Store To Open On Popular Lincoln Road »

August 29, 2012 at 4:32AM PDT | Source: 16 Handles

Fast-Growing Frozen Yogurt Concept Now Accepting Franchisees to Develop South Florida Region
August 29, 2012 // Franchising.com // NEW YORK, NEW YORK - 16 Handles™ (http://www.16handles.com), the innovative frozen dessert brand that started the self-serve frozen yogurt revolution in New York City, today announced that it is expanding into the greater Miami area and is actively looking for available sites and prospective franchisees.
Miami’s first 16 Handles’ location will open in South Beach at 665 Lincoln Road next to Pizza Rustica. The new store is slated to open in November. 16 Handles currently has one additional South Florida location at University Commons in Boca Raton.
With 27 locations in 5 states, 16 Handles is known for setting the pace for the frozen yogurt industry by allowing consumers to Flaunt Their Flavor™...

Beef 'O' Brady’s Continues Growth In Maryland »

August 29, 2012 at 4:27AM PDT | Source: Beef 'O' Brady's

Franchise of Family Sports Pubs & Restaurants Eyes Bethesda for New Location
August 29, 2012 // Franchising.com // Bethesda, MD – Armed with a refreshed menu and new prototype design, Tampa-based Beef 'O' Brady’s, the 210-unit franchise of family sports pubs & restaurants best known for great food and the ties it builds with its communities, has identified Bethesda as a key component to the company’s growth strategy in Maryland.
Demographic research, brand recognition within the state and other factors make Bethesda an ideal market for further expansion of the franchised restaurant concept. While the demand for family-friendly eateries continues to grow throughout Bethesda, providers are limited.
“While there’s definitely a market for Beef 'O' Brady’s in the Bethesda market, we’re taking a careful approach to finding a franchise partner with business savvy, tenacity and a readiness to reinvest in the communities they serve,” said James Walker, Chief Development Officer of Beef 'O' Brady’s...

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers Opening In West Chester, Ohio, On Monday, September 3rd »

August 29, 2012 at 4:19AM PDT | Source: Mellow Mushroom

Handcrafted pizza, unique artwork and over 75 craft beers are just a few great reasons to stop into Mellow Mushroom West Chester beginning Monday, September 3rd.
August 29, 2012 // Franchising.com // Atlanta, GA - Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is proud to announce their newest opening in West Chester, Ohio, in the Greater Cincinnati area, on Monday, September 3rd. This Mellow is located at 9238 Floer Drive, facing Union Center Blvd.
“It has been a longtime dream to bring Mellow to the greater Cincinnati area,“ states Kevin Molony, principle owner. “Mellow Mushroom is a unique and fun environment for all ages, and with the presence of businesses and families in the area, we could not have asked for a better location...

New Program Puts Politicians On Notice »

August 29, 2012 at 4:07AM PDT | Source: Labor Finders

One Company is Putting Americans to Work
August 29, 2012 // Franchising.com // PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - American’s desperately want to wake up from the ongoing nightmare of joblessness. Politicians on both sides of the aisle helped to create this mess and have made promises to lower America’s unemployment rate with no positive results in sight. The American public is tired of broken promises and one company is doing something that the politicians have failed to do. Labor Finders International, the oldest and largest privately held industrial labor staffing company in the United States is going beyond making promises; with their innovative program 1,000 Days of Work, they are pledging to put Americans to work… one free worker at a time...

Home Care Assistance Launches ResourcesAlzheimers.com »

August 28, 2012 at 11:29AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

ResourcesAlzheimers.com educates the community about the important role that in-home care can play in helping adults living with Alzheimer’s stay in their own homes and experience greater quality of life.
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 - Home Care Assistance, the leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the launch of http://www.ResourcesAlzheimers.com. The site is one component of an expansive suite of Alzheimer’s and dementia-related educational resources that the company is offering to older adults and senior care professionals. The Alzheimer’s and dementia outreach initiative includes targeted websites, informational webinars and free continuing education seminars hosted for professionals who commonly work with adults with Alzheimer’s and their families...

Moe's Southwest Grill Names Three Finalists Who Raise The Salsa Bar To New Heights »

August 28, 2012 at 11:25AM PDT | Source: Moe's Southwest Grill

ATLANTA, GA - (Marketwire - Aug 28, 2012) - Moe's Southwest Grill, the fun and engaging fast-casual restaurant, has named the top three Facebook fans whose original salsa recipes have raised the bar this summer, during its first "Raise the Salsa Bar Contest." Tatia Williams of Ladson, South Carolina, Kate Elliott of Muncie, Indiana, and Cheryl Gallowitz of Gainsville, Florida have the chance to have their mouthwatering and creative salsa recipe featured in more than 450 Moe's restaurants nationwide and take home a $1,000 cash prize. Moe's executives will determine the grand prize winner at the end of this month with semifinalists judged on ingredient selection, originality, and ease of preparation.
"We are really proud of the hundreds of recipe submissions and voting support we received from Moe's fans nationwide," said Dan Barash, Executive Chef, Moe's Southwest Grill...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop Heads To SDSU Just In Time For Classes To Begin »

August 28, 2012 at 11:10AM PDT | Source: Capriotti's Sandwich Shop
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Opportunities Available

Gourmet Sub Shop Continues To Spread Across California With Third San Diego Location
August 28, 2012 // Franchising.com // SAN DIEGO, CA – Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop’s Southwest expansion is in full force with the opening of their ninth California location and one more on the way later next month. Nationally recognized for their fresh, whole-roasted turkey meat and creative subs, Capriotti’s will now be convenient to college area residents and SDSU students. The location at El Cajon Blvd. and College Ave. will make the third Capriotti’s in the greater San Diego area, offering even more options for locals unwilling to settle on great taste.
With 36 years of practice, Capriotti's continues to roast 26 pound turkeys to ensure the highest quality turkey meat for their award-winning sandwiches, including signature sub, the Bobbie®...

Diversified Restaurant Holdings To Debut Its First Bagger Dave's Legendary Burger Tavern® In Indianapolis »

August 28, 2012 at 10:43AM PDT | Source: Bagger Daves

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:DFRH) ("DRH" or the "Company"), the owner, operator, and franchisor of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Legendary Burgers Tavern® ("Bagger Dave's") and a leading franchisee for Buffalo Wild Wings® ("BWW"), announced today it will open its first Indiana Bagger Dave's location in Indianapolis.
T. Michael Ansley, President and CEO stated, "We continue to selectively seek out new markets to introduce our ultra-casual Bagger Dave's concept. We believe the brand has great potential for growth in the Indiana market, and believe Indianapolis will embrace Bagger Dave's and its fresh burgers, premium ingredients, innovative signature items, and legendary experience...

Successful PropertyGuys.com Customers Become Franchisees And Grab The Wheel In Markham West, ON »

August 28, 2012 at 10:34AM PDT | Source: PropertyGuys.com Inc.

Markham, ON coverage is enhanced by adding Andrew and Jane Gabb to the franchise team.
August 23, 2012 - Ken LeBlanc, president of PropertyGuys.com Inc., is pleased to announce that Jane and Andrew Gabb have joined the PropertyGuys.com national network of franchise operators in Markham West. This dynamic duo will very quickly grab the attention of home sellers in their territory.
"Our coverage in the Greater Toronto Area continues to get stronger with the addition of Jane and Andrew and other new franchisees to the region," said LeBlanc. "With the Gabbs in place in Markham West even more sellers in the GTA can use our proven program to sell their homes and keep more of their hard earned equity in their pocket."
The Gabbs' territory will cover western Markham between McCowan and Highway 404 on the east and west borders, and north from Steeles Ave...

Transitioning From Touchdowns To Toilets With Alliance Maintenance »

August 28, 2012 at 10:16AM PDT | Source: Alliance Maintenance

Oklahoma Native Resigns as Head Football Coach at Dordt College in Iowa and Finds Immediate Success in Janitorial Industry
OKLAHOMA CITY - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Alliance Maintenance of Oklahoma City, a licensee of Alliance Maintenance, Inc., is excited to announce that John Heavner has accepted a position as Operations Manager.
Heavner resigned last November as the Head Football Coach at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Formerly, Heavner served as the Offensive Coordinator at East Central University in Ada and the Quarterbacks Coach at Missouri State University. He played football at Norman High School (1992-1994) and at East Central University (1994-1997).
“The reason I left coaching was to move home to Norman, spend more time with family, and to help build Alliance in the Oklahoma City metro area,” said Heavner...

RE/MAX Expands In Asia With Entry Into China »

August 28, 2012 at 10:11AM PDT | Source: RE/MAX

Franchisor Adds to Industry-Leading Global Footprint
DENVER, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX has sold franchise rights for China including the Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau, raising its overall country count to more than 85, a larger global footprint than any other national franchise real estate company.
The new RE/MAX China ownership group is based in Hong Kong and has extensive experience in real estate, banking, financing and franchising. They are perfectly positioned to aggressively grow the RE/MAX organization throughout the country of roughly 1.3 billion people.
"We've been looking for the right leadership team to match the outstanding caliber of our other international franchise owners and we now have that team," said RE/MAX President Vinnie Tracey...

SERVPRO Encourages Gulf Coast Residents To Be Ready »

August 28, 2012 at 9:48AM PDT | Source: Servpro Industries

GALLATIN, Tenn. (Grassroots Newswire) August 24, 2012 - As Tropical Storm Isaac continues to gain momentum moving northwest through the Caribbean, SERVPRO urges residents in the storm’s path to remember the importance of disaster preparedness. In its seventh year as a coalition member with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Ready Campaign, SERVPRO Franchises across the country share the benefits of being prepared for natural disasters, like tropical storms and hurricanes.
The key to disaster preparedness is having an emergency plan in place before disaster strikes. Following a few simple steps can go a long way to protect your family in the event of a weather-related disaster.
Build a basic emergency supply kit...

Flip Flop Shops Is Clear For Take Off »

August 28, 2012 at 9:40AM PDT | Source: Flip Flop Shops

Flip Flop Shops Forms Strategic Partnership with the Ayala’s Group to Bring the Hottest Brands and Latest Styles of Flip Flops and Sandals to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas
August 28, 2012 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA – Forget to pack flip flops for your trip to Vegas? Have no fear! The world’s leading retailer exclusive to the hottest brands and latest styles of flip flops and sandals is spreading its Free Your Toes® lifestyle to McCarran International Airport.
Flip Flop Shops and the Ayala’s Group announced today a strategic partnership—forming AFFS, LLC—to develop a Flip Flop Shops location inside McCarran International Airport. Opening October 2012 in the D-Gates, the new shop will be the global lifestyle franchise’s first-ever airport location...

Winners Announced In "Living With Superior Walls" Facebook Video Contest »

August 28, 2012 at 9:28AM PDT | Source: Superior Walls of America, LTD

August 28, 2012 // Franchising.com // NEW HOLLAND, PA. - Stephen Redington of Reinholds, Pa. and Marcia Randall of Jackson, N.J. are the grand prize winners of the "Living with Superior Walls Video Contest"* that recently concluded on Facebook. The contest invited people to submit testimonial videos online related to Superior Walls products and experiences, with the winners --- determined by popular vote online --- each receiving an Apple® iPad®.
Homeowner Stephen Redington was selected as the winner of the "Living with Superior Walls" video for his jobsite video detailing why he and his family selected a Superior Walls foundation for their new home. "The concrete facing and steel reinforced studs that are ready for drywall are exactly what we were looking for in our foundation," says Redington in his video submission...

East Coast Sub Sensation Opened Second Location In Jupiter »

August 28, 2012 at 9:16AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Store Operator Celebrated Grand Opening with Free Subs
August 24, 2012 • Jupiter, FL - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled East Coast-style subs, officially opened its doors in Jupiter on August 22. Store operator Amber Gagne held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wed., Aug. 22 to Sun., Aug. 26 to support William T. Dwyer High School Booster Program.
The new restaurant, located at 5500 North Military Trail, circulated 7,500 coupons throughout the community which offered a free regular sub with a generous contribution to William T. Dwyer High School Booster Program. Additional offers were also available in the Jupiter Courier.
Started at the Jersey Shore in 1956, Jersey Mike’s continued its steady growth in 2011 opening 69 new restaurants throughout the country, a 15 percent increase overall...

How Women Cope With Work, Life, And Home Focus Of New Maid Brigade Facebook Page »

August 28, 2012 at 9:06AM PDT | Source: Maid Brigade

Green Cleaning Company Features Work/Life Balance Initiative in Honor of Women’s Equality Day
Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 - Women’s well being including what they would do if they had spare time is the focus of the newly revamped Maid Brigade Facebook page and the company’s third annual Work/Life Balance Survey targeting busy women. The new Facebook page and Work/Life Balance Survey was launched in honor of Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26 – a commemoration of women’s continuing struggle for full equality.
The new Maid Brigade Facebook page serves as an environment for women to discuss issues related to home, work, family, and life. The house cleaning company offers organized Facebook and Twitter events in conjunction with these important topics...

East Coast Sub Sensation Opened First Location In Laveen »

August 28, 2012 at 8:40AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owners Celebrated Grand Opening with Free Subs
August 24, 2012 • Laveen, AZ - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled East Coast-style subs, officially opened its doors in Laveen on August 22. Franchise owners Steve Rosenfield and Linda Nash along with store operators Alicia Rosenfield and Duane Layton held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wed., Aug. 22 to Sun., Aug. 26 to support Cheatham Elementary School.
The new restaurant, located at 5130 W. Baseline Rd, circulated 10,000 coupons throughout the community, which offered a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to Cheatham Elementary School.
Started at the Jersey Shore in 1956, Jersey Mike’s continued its steady growth in 2011 opening 69 new restaurants throughout the country, a 15 percent increase overall...

Dunkin' Donuts Announces Plans For 29 New Restaurants In Houston And Waco, Texas »

August 28, 2012 at 8:03AM PDT | Source: Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts Opportunities Available

100 Plus Locations to Open Throughout Texas over Next Several Years
CANTON, Mass., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, every day stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of multi-unit store development agreements with four franchise groups to develop 29 new restaurants in Houston and Waco, Texas over the next several years.
The four franchise groups and their development plans include:

Daily Grind, LLC plans to develop eight restaurants in Southeast Houston. Led by Garry Sams and Carlos Dos Santos, their first restaurant is planned to open in 2013, and the remainder by 2018.
MM Donuts, LLC plans to develop 11 restaurants in Northeast Houston including The Woodlands...

Wait Nearly Over For "Caniacs" In Cedar Park! »

August 28, 2012 at 7:55AM PDT | Source: Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

CEDAR PARK, TX (August 22, 2012) – Chicken finger lovers passing by the Raising Cane’s restaurant under construction adjacent to Cedar Park Center can practically taste the premium tenderloins, crinkle-cut fries, Texas Toast, sweet tea and, of course, that secret recipe Cane’s sauce already.
Fortunately, they won’t have to let their imaginations do the work much longer. Cane’s is set to open its first restaurant in Cedar Park at 10:30 AM on Thursday, September 13th.
The Cedar Park location at 1456 E. Whitestone Blvd. will be Cane’s 1st restaurant in the Austin area, the 37th in Texas, and the 132nd overall across 16 states.
Operator Ryan Rasberry, who has worked with Raising Cane’s for more than four years – most recently helping to successfully open the new Beaumont restaurant – is just as eager to open his doors as the rest of us...



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