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Keep on top of the latest products, services, and promotions from franchise companies in all industry sectors. Discover what franchisors are offering, or will be--from new menu items, price changes, and limited offers to new services from both established and emerging brands. Keep a step ahead and make the most of your opportunities in today's competitive market.

Long John Silver's Celebrates 45 Years With Free Fish Fry »

July 29, 2014 at 9:27AM PDT | Source: Long John Silver's

World's Largest Seafood Brand to Serve Free Fish & Fries Saturday, August 2nd
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - July 29, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Long John Silver's, the world's largest quick service seafood brand, welcomes America back for another community Fish Fry to celebrate 45 years of delicious, affordable seafood. On Saturday, August 2nd, visitors to participating Long John Silver's locations from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM will receive one crispy golden fish filet and a serving of natural-cut fries completely free of charge. The offer is limited to one per person, and is available for dine-in or carryout only (drive-thru is excluded) at participating locations.
"Most folks love a fish fry, so we're bringing our communities together again on Saturday to share a meal and experience why Long John Silver's is America's Fish Fry...

Three's A Charm! Wyndham Hotels And Resorts Offers Three More Reasons To Stay »

July 29, 2014 at 9:12AM PDT | Source: Wyndham Worldwide

Free breakfast, Free Internet and 2,000 Bonus Wyndham Rewards Points
July 29, 2014 // // PARSIPPANY, N.J. – For those who have yet to book their summer travel, the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brand is offering three more reasons to book that trip right now: free breakfast, free Internet and 2,000 bonus Wyndham Rewards® points.
Now through Sept. 2, 2014, members of the free-to-join Wyndham Rewards program who book a qualified stay at any participating Wyndham hotel through the brand's website,, will be treated to a free daily breakfast for two, free internet access for the duration of their stay and will earn 2,000 Wyndham Rewards bonus points redeemable for free hotel nights, gift cards, brand name merchandise and more...

New Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Weight Loss Product Said To Shed Pounds For Customers And Increase Sales For Franchisees »

July 29, 2014 at 5:35AM PDT | Source: Max Muscle Sports Nutrition

(PRWEB) July 29, 2014 - For over 20 years, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition (MMSN) has developed a wide variety of private label nutritional supplements that cater to a myriad of consumers. These consumers range from triathletes to yogis, young adults to grandparents; and their repeat business is based off personal success from the use of MMSN products. The efficiency of each product is attributed to the formulation process, which is driven by science. Each ingredient has a purpose and effectively helps the consumer achieve their personal goals.
Over the years, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition has gained an outstanding reputation for their protein powders. These powders have successfully helped customers increase the efficiency of their workout efforts by gaining the muscle or loosing the fat they have always wanted...

Arby's New Mega Meat Stacks™ Take Handcrafted Sandwiches To New Heights »

July 29, 2014 at 5:28AM PDT | Source: Arby's

Protein-Rich Combinations Stack Up in Arby's Meatiest Limited-Time-Offer
ATLANTA - July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Arby's® delicious premium meats are united in restaurants nationwide to form the meatiest limited-time-offer in company history. Arby's new Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches offer different combinations of five delicious premium meats – roast beef, pepper bacon, turkey, ham and corned beef – in a trio of sandwiches. Available in Arby's restaurants nationwide for a limited time, the new protein-packed Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches include:

Triple Stack – turkey, roast beef, pepper bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on honey wheat bread.
Club Stack – ham, turkey, Swiss cheese, pepper bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on a harvest wheat bun...

Papa John's Celebrates The Summer Barbecue With Its New Spicy Pulled Pork Pizza »

July 29, 2014 at 4:15AM PDT | Source: Papa John's

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - July 28, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - While families are in the midst of their annual vacations or spending their day at the pool or beach, Papa John's is celebrating a favorite summer tradition, the backyard barbecue, with its new Spicy Pulled Pork pizza.
The Spicy Pulled Pork pizza has a unique flavor of slow-cooked pork with sweet Kansas City-style barbecue sauce, layered with a blend of spicy pepper jack and mozzarella cheese all on Papa John's signature fresh, hand-tossed crust, and finished with crushed red pepper for a spicy kick. The new Spicy Pulled Pork pizza is only $12 now through Sunday, Aug. 24.
"Along with vacations and long days at the pool or beach, one of the most popular traditions of summer is to gather friends and family and have a good old fashioned backyard barbecue," said Bob Kraut, Papa John's chief marketing officer...

Buffalo's Cafe And Buffalo's Express Locations To Celebrate National Chicken Wing Day With A Scorching Deal »

July 28, 2014 at 10:47AM PDT | Source: Buffalo's Cafe

Popular Wing Franchise Offers Half Off Death Valley Wings
July 28, 2014 // // LOS ANGELES – Buffalo's Cafe (, a family-friendly restaurant, and participating Buffalo's Express locations, a quick-serve model co-located with sister brand, Fatburger, invites all chicken wing lovers to see if they can handle the heat for National Chicken Wing Day. To commemorate the occasion, the Buffalo's family of wing concepts, will be offering half off Death Valley wings, which are the hottest of their tasty wing selections.
Participating Buffalo's Express locations include: Chula Vista (555 Broadway, # 1019, Chula Vista, CA 91910), Murray Hill (509 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10016), Crenshaw (5817 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90043), West Los Angeles (11090 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025), Pomona (3109 N Garey Avenue, Pomona, CA 91767) and Victorville (12478 Amargosa Road, Victorville, CA 92392)...

Del Taco Establishes New Development Incentive Programs For 2014 »

July 28, 2014 at 10:12AM PDT | Source: Del Taco
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Significant Incentives for Franchisees Developing in New Markets as well as Minorities and Veterans
July 28, 2014 // // Lake Forest, California – Del Taco, a leader in the Mexican quick service restaurant category, has announced its new franchise development incentive programs for 2014, its 50th anniversary year. With these significant incentives in place, the company looks to build on record sales at its more than 550 restaurants nationwide, and partner with multi-unit operators to bring Del Taco's fresh, made-to-order food to guests across the country.
"This past year has been a historic one for Del Taco in regard to both sales and guest satisfaction metrics," said Paul Murphy, CEO of Del Taco. "Our franchisees continue to execute Del Taco's proven system effectively, and we're looking forward to leveraging this success to grow the brand in 2014 and beyond...

McAlister's Deli Brings Back Popular Tumblers And Hosts Sweepstakes To Celebrate 25 Years Of Genuine Hospitality »

July 28, 2014 at 9:46AM PDT | Source: McAlister's Deli
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Award-Winning Fast Casual Chain Offers Lucky Tea Freaks Chance to Win Gift Cards, Trip to Atlanta and Dinner with Corporate Chef 
July 28, 2014 // // Alpharetta, Ga. - McAlister's® Deli™, a leading fast casual restaurant, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer. Through Aug. 15, the award-winning chain will offer new, limited-time tumblers at all participating locations across the country. In addition, guests can enter McAlister's 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes for a chance to win $25 gift cards and the grand prize - a trip to Atlanta and dinner with McAlister's executive chef, David Groll.*
With the purchase of each anniversary tumbler, guests will receive a 25th Anniversary scratch-off ticket...

Back-to-School Shoppers Save On Gently Used Fashions At Kid To Kid And Uptown Cheapskate »

July 28, 2014 at 4:34AM PDT | Source: Kid to Kid

Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 - Kid to Kid and Uptown Cheapskate, resellers of gently used clothing and accessories, help parents save money when shopping for back-to-school.
According to a National Retail Federation survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average family with children in grades K-12 will spend $669.28 on apparel, shoes, supplies and electronics for back to school. This figure would represent a 5 percent increase from last year's spending average of $634.78 per family. With the rising cost of back-to-school shopping, families can save money by shopping for gently used clothes at Kid to Kid and Uptown Cheapskate.
Kid to Kid is a national children's resale franchise that specializes in stylish, screened for quality fashions for kids up to size 14...

East Coast Wings & Grill Celebrates National Chicken Wing Day »

July 25, 2014 at 6:52AM PDT | Source: East Coast Wings & Grill

Award-Winning Chicken Wing Franchise Offers Buy Six, Get Six Wings Promotion 
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - July 25, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ - In honor of the 37th annual National Chicken Wing Day on Tuesday, July 29, the upscale, award-winning chicken wing franchise, East Coast Wings & Grill, will be celebrating by offering a buy six wings, get six wings free promotion for dine-in customers, at all participating locations. Customers will have the option to purchase bone-in or boneless wings.
"With chicken wings being a staple of our brand, we are excited to celebrate National Chicken Wing Day with our customers," said Sam Ballas, CEO of East Coast Wings & Grill. "2014 marks the 50 year anniversary since the conception of the first chicken wing and East Coast Wings & Grill is proud to be part of the growing industry...

Fresh To Order Fires Up Menu With Bison Burgers »

July 25, 2014 at 6:47AM PDT | Source: Fresh To Order

Fresh To Order Introduces Bison Burgers to Its Cool Burger Menu and Offers Up New Seasonal Salad Fruit Toppings and Desserts for a Limited Time at Fresh To Order
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 - With the summer heat comes burger season, which oftentimes conflicts with keeping in shape for swimsuit season. For Fresh To Order (f2o) guests, enjoying the new bison burger is the best of both worlds. Once a limited time offer, the bison burger will be a tasty option for summertime and beyond for only $10.90, served with a salad and fresh toppings.
Made with fresh ground bison, dried cherries and a few trade secrets; served with baby field greens, horseradish aioli and caramelized onions, the burger clocks in at fewer than 600 calories...

Dickey's Barbecue Gets Back To Roots With First Multimedia Brand Campaign »

July 25, 2014 at 4:13AM PDT | Source: Dickey's Barbecue Pit
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Nation's Largest Barbecue Brand Invites Guests to Speak the Language of Barbecue
July 25, 2014 // // Dallas, TX - Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain, launched its first multimedia brand advertising campaign with the new company tagline, "We Speak Barbecue." The new campaign effectively uses both music and visuals to leverage the craftsmanship and heritage associated with the brand.
"I'm so proud of our new campaign and believe we've created a message that really differentiates who we are as a brand," said Christie Finley, chief brand officer for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "In today's fast-paced environment, I believe our guests are going to connect with our back to basics approach that shows our commitment to quality and recipes that have been handed down for generations...

Win $5000 With The Uh Oh! Better Help MAACO Video Contest »

July 24, 2014 at 11:48AM PDT | Source: MAACO Collision Repair and Auto Painting

CHARLOTTE, NC - (Marketwired - Jul 24, 2014) - Maaco, North America's Largest Automotive Paint and Bodyshop, announces the launch of the "Uh Oh! Better Help Maaco!" video contest that offers contestants the chance to win $5,000 cash prize and have their commercial featured in one of Maaco's national campaigns.
Contestants are challenged to help take the Maaco brand to the next level by developing a 60 second commercial that will drives sales and build brand awareness. The end goal is to develop a positive commercial that tells the Maaco story. Contest rules and eligibility can be found at
"We've helped more than 20 million people turn the car they drive back into the car they love. It's time to hear their story, embrace the unique and fresh experiences that people share with their car and share it with the world," says Artemio Garza, CMO of MAACO...

Dr G’s Weight Loss And Wellness Expands Aesthetic Services  »

July 24, 2014 at 8:39AM PDT | Source: Dr. G’s Weight Loss & Wellness

SynerG Reaction™by Viora Offers Patients a Safe and Non-Invasive Body Contouring and Skin Tightening Solution
July 18, 2014 // // DAVIE, Fla. - For many, losing the weight is only half the battle. Major weight loss can many times result in sagging skin and unsightly stretch marks, overshadowing a person's sense of accomplishment and helping weaken his or her confidence. Unfortunately, in many of these cases, exercise alone cannot get rid of excess skin. To help patients achieve a complete transformation and attain the results they really want, Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness, a medically-supervised weight loss and wellness program, has launched SynerG Reaction™by Viora, a non-surgical and effective skin tightening, cellulite reduction and body contouring series of treatments...

Truckload Sale Going On Now At ReBath Northeast »

July 24, 2014 at 5:52AM PDT | Source: Re-Bath Remodeling

Forty Fort, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 - A truckload sale is going on right now at ReBath Northeast. With the announcement of the new acrylic surround colors and styles, ReBath Northeast received a truckload of product and wants to move some inventory.
Select colors and styles will be included in the sale. The colors included in the sale right now are: Sonoran Granite, White Marble, Desert Stone, Florentine Marble, Tivoli Travertine and Venetian Stone. Several colors that did not come in on the truck may be included in the sale at a later time.
ReBath Northeast has limited quantities of each color acrylic wall system. They will be sold on a first come basis. Anyone considering a bathtub replacement, liner system, tub to shower conversion or shower replacement should call and schedule an appointment as soon as possible...

Corner Bakery Cafe Announces Technology Investments To Keep Pace With Record Growth »

July 24, 2014 at 5:26AM PDT | Source: Corner Bakery Cafe

Neighborhood Cafe Improves Franchise Model with Increasingly Efficient Cloud-based Applications
July 24, 2014 // // DALLAS – Corner Bakery Cafe, a fast-casual restaurant concept known for its ingredient-inspired menu and neighborhood cafe atmosphere, announces the implementation of Altametrics’ e*Restaurant and e*SmartClock to improve labor, food, human resources and administrative costs at all of its cafes. Through a variety of increased process efficiencies, these solutions will improve the franchise’s overall economic model beginning in August.
"Our ability to adopt forward-thinking technology has put us in the position to more than double our national footprint by 2017. For that reason, we knew there was room for growth in the way we handle a number of our staffing, scheduling, human resources and administrative functions," says Gary Price, president of Corner Bakery Cafe...

Cousins Subs® To Offer Wrigley® Gum Products »

July 23, 2014 at 8:40AM PDT | Source: Cousins Subs

Minty Fresh Products Now Available at Cousins Subs Stores
July 23, 2014 // // MILWAUKEE – Cousins Subs® is launching a twelve month system wide test of Wrigley® chewing gum and mint products, including Orbit® Spearmint Sugarfree Gum, Hubba Bubba bubble gum and Altoids® Peppermint mints at all locations. The products were originally tested at 18 Cousins Subs stores in the first quarter of 2014 and proved to be popular among restaurant guests.
"This is a great brand partnership," said Justin McCoy, vice president of marketing at Cousins Subs. "The Wrigley name is certainly well known and respected, and their products provide a wonderful opportunity for incremental sales within our stores."
Wrigley products will be available next to checkout registers and can be purchased soon using Cousins' new online ordering app, which is available through the App Store or Google Play...

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes Mixes It Up With "Mix & Moo For Two" Summer Campaign »

July 23, 2014 at 4:53AM PDT | Source: MOOYAH Burgers & Fries

Growing Fast-Casual Better Burger Chain Encourages Fans to Share the Summer with a Delicious Duo Deal
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 - It's twice as nice at your local MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes restaurant this summer with the launch of the rapidly-expanding fast-casual, "better burger" concept's "Mix & Moo For Two" summer promotion. Launching July 21, the six-week program offers fans the chance to mix and match any two burgers, any two small fries, and any two regular drinks for just $16.
"Our summer 'MIX & MOO FOR TWO' deal is the perfect way to share the MOOYAH experience with family and friends," said Natalie Anderson, Senior Brand Manager. "In the true spirit of summer, we went wheels off and included all our customizable burgers and made-to-order fries in this deal...

Villa Enterprises Introduces New Flavored Ice Teas At Green Leaf’s & Bananas And Kicks Off Banana Art Contest »

July 23, 2014 at 4:12AM PDT | Source: Villa Enterprises

New Hibiscus, Mango and Pomegranate Flavored Teas join the Menu for a Limited Time Along with a "Best of the Bunch" Banana Lover's Art Contest Thru August 25th
July 23, 2014 // // MORRISTOWN, NJ - Villa Enterprises, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced it has added new flavored iced teas in Hibiscus, Mango and Pomegranate at its restaurant concepts, Green Leaf's, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt participating locations for a limited time.
"Our new flavored iced teas are delicious with a taste of mango, pomegranate or hibiscus," said Paula Doyle, Vice President of Marketing, Villa Enterprises. "We just added these heavenly thirst-quenching tea flavors and guests love them already...

Tropical Smoothie Café Commits $20 Million For Franchisee Financing »

July 22, 2014 at 10:41AM PDT | Source: Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Food-and-Smoothie Franchise Lends Directly to Franchisees as Same-Store Sales Surge
ATLANTA - July 22, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Tropical Smoothie Café, with the backing of private equity firm BIP Capital, has launched a financing program to help existing franchisees open additional restaurants nationwide by providing up to $20 million in loans. The company has already approved more than $2.5 million through the program, signaling pent-up demand from franchisees. In June the first two cafes opened under the program, one in Melbourne, Florida, and the other in Syosset, New York.
"Our same-store sales and store openings continue to grow, which shows consumers love our brand," said Tropical Smoothie Café CEO Mike Rotondo...

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