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Austin Senior Care Company Book, Happy To 102, Named Winner Of The Aging Category In The Sixth Annual National Indie Excellence Awards »

June 22, 2012 at 5:02AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Judged by independent book industry experts including publishers, writers and editors, The National Indie Excellence Awards celebrate overall literary excellence.
Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 - Happy to 102: The Best Kept Secrets to a Long and Happy Life was named Winner of the Aging Category in the prestigious National Indie Excellent Awards. Authored by a respected team of senior care experts, Dr. Kathy N. Johnson, Dr. James H. Johnson and Lily Sarafan, the book focuses on the factors – diet, exercise, active social ties, mental stimulation and sense of purpose – that contribute to lifespan and quality of life. With an emphasis on aging in place with in-home care, Happy to 102 unlocks the secrets to longevity and inspires individuals to live happier, healthier lives at any age...

Dickey's Expands To Boca Raton »

June 22, 2012 at 4:56AM PDT | Source: Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opportunities Available

World's Largest Barbecue Franchise Signs Lease for New Location in Florida
BOCA RATON, Fla., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida just got a whole lot better! Dickey's Barbecue Pit will be coming to 21069 Powerline Rd. in Boca Raton."When I decided to follow my dreams as a food industry entrepreneur, Dickey's was a great fit," said new franchise owner Carol Vu. "The food is amazing and the quick serve concept was exactly what I was looking for."
Vu was born and raised in Barling, Arkansas and went to Loyola University in New Orleans. She lived in Texas for six years before putting down roots in Ft. Lauderdale three years ago. Before joining Dickey's, Vu worked in the customer development for companies including Michaels Stores, Inc...

UFG Announces New SIGNARAMA Ownership In Coral Springs »

June 22, 2012 at 4:47AM PDT | Source: Signarama

The United Franchise Group announces SIGNARAMA in Coral Springs is under new ownership by James and Lisa Finch.
Coral Springs, FL, June 22, 2012 - ( - SIGNARAMA, the world’s largest sign franchise, announces James and Lisa Finch are now the new owners of the Coral Springs store at 2322 N. University Drive.
Before becoming a SIGNARAMA franchisee, James Finch was Vice President and Branch Market Manager with BankAtlantic for 8 years, he also owned a Jon Smith Subs franchise in West Palm Beach for 10 years. Lisa was a Speech Language Pathologist for 15 years at Pinecrest Rehab Hospital. She also works as an Independent Distributor for Premier Designs High Fashion Jewelry.
The Finches believe that SIGNARAMA is a great fit for them because of their combined sales and franchise ownership experience...

Häagen-Dazs® Shops Features Classic Strawberry Ice Cream And Introduces The New Sweet Balsamic Strawberry Sundae »

June 22, 2012 at 4:21AM PDT | Source: Haagen-Dazs Shoppe Company, Inc., The

Just in Time for Summer Häagen-Dazs Shops Highlights Strawberry and Introduces the New Sweet Balsamic Strawberry Sundae
June 22, 2012 // // MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – This summer Häagen-Dazs® Shops is highlighting its exceptional strawberry ice cream. To kick-off the summer strawberry promotion, Häagen-Dazs Shops has launched the new Sweet Balsamic Strawberry Sundae.
Häagen-Dazs® founder Reuben Mattus searched six years to find strawberries that met the brand’s high standards; standards still adhered to today in all Häagen-Dazs products.
“Our strawberry ice cream has always been a favorite among our consumers, and we are thrilled to highlight the flavor for summer,” said Dawn Uremovich, president of The Häagen-Dazs Shoppe Company, Inc...

Elevation Burger Accomodates The Herbivore In All Of Us With Mouth-Watering Vegan & Vegetarian Options »

June 22, 2012 at 4:14AM PDT | Source: Elevation Burger

Start]Falls Church, VA – Elevation Burger, the nation’s leading organic better-burger chain, offers two healthier delicious vegetarian and vegan options to those looking for a tasty burger without the meat. The franchised chain – now with 26 locations nationwide – offers vegetarians real options that are carefully selected in order to deliver on its promise of an “elevated” experience.
According to a recent survey produced by the Vegetarian Research Group, 7.3 million Americans are vegetarian and one million are vegan. Elevation Burger keeps the needs of the people in mind, and happily produces food that is better for you and all-inclusive. The Veggie Burger #1 is a savory blend of veggies and cheese with a hint of smoke flavor, and The Veggie Burger #2 is a vegan burger made with all organic ingredients...

Pizza Patrón® Signs 10-Store Development Agreement In Rio Grande Valley »

June 22, 2012 at 4:04AM PDT | Source: Pizza Patron

Nation’s #1 Latino Pizza Brand Continues Expansion in Texas
June 22, 2012 // // RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – Pizza Patrón, the #1 Latino pizza brand, has executed a development agreement with Valley PP Partners, LLC to bring 10 stores to the Rio Grande Valley area.
Valley PP Partners, LLC is owned by an experienced group of restaurateurs that own or operate more than 70 restaurants comprised of three different brands. They have more than 20 years of experience in the Rio Grande Valley market and 30+ years in the pizza industry.
“We are excited about our new partnership,” said Victor Vasquez, franchising manager for Pizza Patrón. “They understand our concept and have the passion and dedication to connect with and serve the Latino communities of the Rio Grande Valley market...

Freshii Continues International Expansion With Two New Multi-Unit Deals »

June 22, 2012 at 4:00AM PDT | Source: Freshii

Freshii Expands Global Footprint With New Multi-Unit Deals In Canada And Sweden
June 22, 2012 // // Chicago, IL – Freshii, the pioneering “health casual” food concept, is continuing rapid growth and has recently signed two international multi-unit deals. They are expanding worldwide with the help of franchise development partner Fransmart, a leader in international franchising. With stores already open in the UAE, Canada and Austria, their two recently inked deals include development agreements for Canada and Sweden.
Farhan Kassam, an experienced international hotel operations executive, signed on for a 4-unit deal in Canada with his sister, Natasha Kassam, which includes 2 units in Toronto and 2 units in Montreal...

Mr. Transmission, Milex And Alta Mere Named 2012 Military Friendly Franchise By G.I. Jobs Magazine »

June 21, 2012 at 12:24PM PDT | Source: Milex / Mr. Transmission
Milex / Mr. Transmission Opportunities Available

June 21, 2012 // // Midlothian, IL - Moran Family of Brands franchisor of automotive repair centers Mr. Transmission , Milex Complete Auto Care and Alta Mere Toys for your Car announces that once again it's brands were all ranked in the top 10 percent of all franchises nationwide and named a 2012 Military Friendly Franchise® by G.I. Jobs Magazine.
Moran Family of Brands honors military veterans all year round by offering service members a $5,000 discount off the initial franchise fee, allowing veterans to use their training and operational skills in a new civilian career.
"The Military Friendly Franchises® list was created three years ago out of demand from military veterans, many of whom want to start or own their own business but are unclear where to begin," said Sean Collins, director for G...

Fresh To Order™ Introduces Line Of "Better For You Burgers" »

June 21, 2012 at 11:54AM PDT | Source: Fresh To Order

June 21, 2012 // // Alpharetta, GA - Recent Technomic research shows that almost half of today’s consumers eat a burger at least once a week, and fast casual restaurants throughout the country are encouraging the trend. The “better-burger” has taken off throughout the restaurant industry as one of its fastest growing segments. Hungry consumers have more options than ever before for a locally-sourced, fresh, fairly inexpensive burger. But are these “better burgers” better for you?
Fresh To Order (f2o), the leader in the ‘fast fine’ dining segment, was founded in Atlanta in 2006 with the idea that healthy, wholesome and creative meals don’t always have to be accompanied by an expensive price tag and lengthy wait...

Bojangles' 13th Annual Golf Classic Raises More Than $188,000 For Muscular Dystrophy Association »

June 21, 2012 at 11:50AM PDT | Source: Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits

June 21, 2012 // // Charlotte, N.C. -  Bojangles’ announced it has raised more than $188,000 for the Charlotte chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association during its annual golf tournament held in September at Providence Country Club in south Charlotte.
This represents the 13th year for the tournament, which, along with the company’s in-store fundraiser each March, has raised more than $2.3 million to support the organization’s research and patient support efforts.
“Each year we look forward to the Bojangles’ MDA Golf Classic not only because it’s an enjoyable event, but because it is an opportunity to raise a significant amount of money for a very worthy cause,” said Bojangles’ President and CEO Randy Kibler...

Summertime Is Moving Time! PostalAnnex+ Store Owners Offer Movers Tips For Moving And Storage »

June 21, 2012 at 11:29AM PDT | Source: PostalAnnex+

Packaging and shipping specialists help local movers keep their belongings safe.
June 21, 2012 // // SAN DIEGO, Calif. - With summertime fast approaching and children finishing up the school year, many families are gearing up to move. Those who aren’t moving often find themselves doing a bit of summer cleaning in preparation for the new school year and the upcoming holidays.
Between 2010 and 2011, 11.6 percent of the U.S. population moved. People moved for a variety of reasons, but the most common reasons were related to employment and a desire to change communities. (US Census Bureau). Typically, nearly half of all moves occur between the beginning of May through Labor Day. (American Moving and Storage Association)...

David Gross, Natalie Hanlon-Leh, Ken Liebman And Nina Wang Ranked By IAM  »

June 21, 2012 at 11:02AM PDT | Source: Faegre Baker & Daniels

Among the World's Leading Patent Practitioners
June 21, 2012 // // David Gross, Natalie Hanlon-Leh, Ken Liebman and Nina Wang have been ranked among the world's foremost intellectual property litigation lawyers by the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine's IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2012.The firm also has been ranked among the top IP firms in both Colorado and Minnesota.
This inaugural issue of the research guide identifies best-in-class patent prosecution, licensing and litigation practitioners in 50 key jurisdictions around the globe. Over five months, IAM conducted almost 1,000 telephone interviews with numerous attorneys at law, patent attorneys and in-house counsel to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field...

ActionCOACH Business Coach Simon Williams Celebrates Clients’ Success »

June 21, 2012 at 10:35AM PDT | Source: ActionCoach

Uniline Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise After Quadrupling Export Growth
June 21, 2012 // // ActionCOACH would like to congratulate Uniline, a client of ActionCOACH Business Coach Simon Williams, for being awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2011 after quadrupling its export earnings over the last six years. Uniline Safety Systems saw its export earnings grow from £689k to £3.93million in the period.
In discussing his client, Williams, said, “It has been a pleasure to work with Uniline over the last few years building up to this momentous award and to see such exponential growth over the period. “
His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent visited Capital Safety, a world leader in fall protection and rescue equipment for people working at height, to present the business with the Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister on 15 May 2012 at the offices and factory in Redditch...

Century 21 Real Estate Releases Details Of Its Home Buyer / Seller Survey »

June 21, 2012 at 10:09AM PDT | Source: Century 21

Results Show Renters Willing to Sacrifice Luxuries for Opportunity to Own a Home
PARSIPPANY, NJ - (Marketwire - Jun 21, 2012) - Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, today announced the results of its Spring home buying survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive. The survey revealed that non-homeowners are more likely to make sacrifices to own their dream home.
U.S. adults who are currently renting feel more affected by today's housing market conditions. Of non-homeowners, 82 percent indicated they plan to purchase a home at some point, which is in line with the New York Times/CBS News poll from June 2011 in which 89% of Americans said homeownership is an important part of the American dream...

European Wax Center Locations In Folsom, California Make Saving Money Easy With New Specials »

June 21, 2012 at 10:05AM PDT | Source: European Wax Center

Folsom area European Wax Center locations announce new Wax Pass and Payment Plan offers, helping guests save even more on their waxing needs.
Folsom, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 - European Wax Center locations , Folsom – Broadstone and Folsom - The Parkway, in California are introducing new deals to make their already low prices for their upscale waxing services even more affordable. Now, the two European Wax Center locations are offering various Wax Passes, first time guest offers and a new payment plan.
First time guests to European Wax Center are eligible to take advantage of the Free Wax Offer. Men may receive a free nose, ear or eyebrow wax, while women may receive a complimentary underarm, eyebrow or bikini line waxing in Folsom, El Dorado Hills, CA...

Australia's Cafe2U Brings Mobile Espresso Van Franchise To U.S. »

June 21, 2012 at 10:00AM PDT | Source: Cafe2U

West Coast Locations Exceed Sales Projections, Hundreds More Planned
BEND, OR - (Marketwire - Jun 21, 2012) - Cafe2U, which transformed the way that people buy coffee in Australia and the United Kingdom, is duplicating the feat in the United States. The first few Cafe2U franchises have opened and are exceeding sales projections. The Australian company plans to open over 1,000 additional franchise locations in the U.S. within the next 5-10 years.
Cafe2U pioneered the idea of mobile espresso served from a van. The company began on the northern beaches of Sydney, serving surfers who wanted access to great coffee without leaving the beach. Cafe2U soon discovered a much bigger and more lucrative group of customers: Workers in industrial areas and office parks who craved premium coffee, but who had no access to a coffee shop...

Unishippers Celebrates 25th Year With Exciting Expansion »

June 21, 2012 at 9:43AM PDT | Source: Unishippers

Leading Logistics Franchise Offers New National Franchises without Geographic Boundaries
June 21, 2012 // // Salt Lake City, UT – Founded in 1987 and with more than 290 franchise locations today, Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, a franchise company in the transportation industry that provides small business owners a complete line of shipping options, including express, ground, freight, and international, , is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Thanks to partnerships with more than thirty regional and national shipping carriers, including, UPS®, YRC Freight™, Estes, and Saia, Unishippers can offer small and mid-sized businesses complete shipping options, attractive pricing, state-of-the-art technology and dedicated account service teams that its customers can’t receive anywhere else...

Ruskin Moscou Faltischek Announces 2012 Summer Associates »

June 21, 2012 at 9:37AM PDT | Source: Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

Uniondale, Long Island, New York, June 20, 2012 Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that law students Amanda Lamberson and Samantha Baer have joined the firm as summer associates. Through its Summer Associate Program, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek focuses on attracting outstanding law students from top-tier law schools.
The Summer Associate Program is an integral part of the firm's recruiting effort. It provides each participant an opportunity to work on matters in a range of practice groups in order to maximize their exposure to the various areas of law.
Amanda Lamberson, who lives in Massapequa, New York, recently completed her second year of law school at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. Amanda received her undergraduate B...

Summertime Is Moving Time! AIM Mail Center Store Owners Offer Movers Tips For Moving And Storage »

June 21, 2012 at 9:24AM PDT | Source: AIM Mail Centers

Packaging and shipping specialists help local movers keep their belongings safe.
June 21, 2012 // // San Diego, CA – With summertime fast approaching and children finishing up the school year, many families are gearing up to move. Those who aren’t moving often find themselves doing a bit of summer cleaning in preparation for the new school year and the upcoming holidays.
Between 2010 and 2011, 11.6 percent of the U.S. population moved. People moved for a variety of reasons, but the most common reasons were related to employment and a desire to change communities. (US Census Bureau). Typically, nearly half of all moves occur between the beginning of May through Labor Day. (American Moving and Storage Association)...

Caring Senior Service Odessa Hires New Agency Director »

June 21, 2012 at 9:20AM PDT | Source: Caring Senior Service
Caring Senior Service Opportunities Available

June 21, 2012 // // Caring Senior Service, a national homecare company, has named Ruben Mata as Agency Director for its Odessa/Midland, TX office. Mata will be tasked will ensuring the office provides exceptional care that allows seniors to remain healthy, happy and at home.
Mata brings extensive knowledge of the medical field with a background in medical equipment sales and service. As Agency Director, Mata will be responsible for the office’s day-to-day operations, marketing, client relations, office management and more.
“Ruben has demonstrated a vast knowledge in many important areas it takes to run a successful Caring Senior Service office,” said Jeff Salter, founder and CEO of Caring Senior Service...

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