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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.

Hurricane Grill & Wings Debuts Redesigned Website »

September 19, 2014 at 9:01AM PDT | Source: Hurricane Grill & Wings
Hurricane Grill & Wings Opportunities Available

Tropical-Themed Restaurant Franchise Introduces New Web Features
September 19, 2014 // // WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Hurricane Grill & Wings®, a casual-dining franchise known for its never-frozen, jumbo wings and more than 35 signature sauces and rubs, announced today a new and modernized website. The revamped website was designed with the user in mind in order to create an easier online experience for fans.
Hurricane Grill & Wings' updated website boasts a variety of components built to enhance both the mobile and desktop web experience including: location services, customized menu with pricing per location, click to call your closest Hurricane Grill & Wings restaurant, as well as a redesign that showcases the brand's beachy and laid back vibe...

Dominate Trade Shows With EmbroidMe »

September 19, 2014 at 8:45AM PDT | Source: EmbroidMe

September 19, 2014 // // West Palm Beach, FL - Steal the spotlight at your next trade show with customized promotional products, apparel and displays. Build a brand customers will trust and competitors will envy with EmbroidMe.
It’s too easy to get lost in a sea of tradeshow booths. Stand out with custom banners, tablecloths, backdrops and other unique displays. Catch the eye of new clients, while reassuring already satisfied customers that yours is the best in the biz. Not only will your booth look great, your team will look sharp in customized apparel and visual branding, from professional polos to colorful name tags.
Leave lasting impressions with creative promotional giveaways. Show clients and competition you’re confident in your business with custom glassware, tote bags, office supplies or tech accessories featuring your company name and logo...

Century 21 Canada Launches Game-Changing Program For New Realtors® »

September 18, 2014 at 10:52AM PDT | Source: Century 21

VANCOUVER, BC - (Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - Today, Century 21® Canada unveiled CareerXpress, a new program uniquely designed to maximize real estate agents' success in an industry where an extremely high percentage don't see their second anniversary. In just 31 days, the email-driven course drives progress through action, implementation, and accountability.
"This program breaks down theory into targeted tasks, giving agents the practical skills they need to confidently go out and bring in more leads, faster," said Kevin Stanley, director of knowledge and learning, Century 21 Canada. "When the basics are mastered sooner, they become bolder, more successful real estate agents."
This industry-first course features:

Daily emails that develop effective habits through expert advice and specific tasks
Applied use of integrated, exclusive Century 21 tools to build their database, generate marketing pieces, create a personal website, and more
Accessibility anywhere, on any device: smart phone, tablet, or computer
Over 300 pages of professional real estate industry insights, broken into 31 easy-to-absorb lessons
Sessions that build on previous progress and videos at milestones to congratulate and motivate

Experienced Realtors® can harness CareerXpress to renew their careers, by applying the latest sales techniques and best practices...

Ben & Jerry's Busts Into Beantown With Free Scoops »

September 18, 2014 at 7:57AM PDT | Source: Ben & Jerry's

Vermont Ice Cream Maker Seeks To Find What Makes Boston Wicked Awesome
BURLINGTON, Vt. - September 18, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Calling all Ben & Jerry's ice cream fans! It is officially the sweetest time of year. Today, Ben & Jerry's Scoop Truck kicks off its annual month-long tour in Boston, giving away FREE scoops to loyal fans. The truck will be scooping its newest line of flavor innovations: Ben & Jerry's Cores. And if that wasn't enough, this year Ben & Jerry's very own Storyteller will be joining the truck crew, giving ice cream lovers the inside scoop on the truck's winding path and reporting on all the things that make Boston so unique from the people she meets, to the food she tries and the experiences she has throughout the month...

Tim Hortons Is Sharing Smiles From Coast To Coast »

September 18, 2014 at 4:30AM PDT | Source: Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Launches Today Supporting more than 500 Charities across Canada
Oakville, ON - September 15, 2014 - Tim Hortons annual Smile Cookie campaign is back for another year of smiles in communities across Canada. Starting today for one week, Tim Hortons Guests can purchase a freshly baked chocolate chunk Smile Cookie for $1 at participating restaurants, with 100 per cent of the proceeds being donated by Restaurant Owners in support of local community charities, hospitals and programs.
"The impact of the purchase of each Smile Cookie is tremendous," said David McMullen, Vice President Marketing, Tim Hortons. "At Tim Hortons we are fortunate to have very loyal Guests and with their support, along with the generosity of our Restaurant Owners, the campaign becomes larger and larger every year allowing us to support hundreds of deserving charities and initiatives...

Stevi B's Celebrates Autumn's Arrival With Seasonal Tastes, Contests And Creative In-Store Promotions »

September 17, 2014 at 4:08AM PDT | Source: Stevi B's Pizza

Stevi B's Ushers in the Fall Season with a Scrumptious Caramel Apple Pizza, Spooky Social Media Campaign and Sensational Halloween Buffet Savings
September 17, 2014 // // ATLANTA – Stevi B's Pizza Buffet, the neighborhood hotspot where premium quality never means premium pricing, is adding even more value to family dining experiences. This autumn, everyone's favorite community gathering spot is expanding its distinctive buffet options with its new delectable dessert – Caramel Apple Pizza.
Plus, Stevi B's Pizza is introducing a pair of Halloween promotions that are certain to set the mood for the festive fall season celebration. These include:

A Halloween-themed social media contest that will award more than forty free buffets
A 99-cent buffet promotion for kid's coming to Stevi B's in costume on Halloween

"We are honored to have established tight bonds and genuine trust with the communities we serve...

Dunkin' Brands Announces Commitment To 100% Sustainable Palm Oil »

September 16, 2014 at 12:40PM PDT | Source: Dunkin' Brands

Dunkin' Brands Commits to Sourcing 100% Sustainable Palm Oil by 2016 For Dunkin' Donuts U.S. Restaurants
September 16, 2014 // // CANTON, Mass. - Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced today a commitment to source only 100% sustainable palm oil in the United States by 2016. Dunkin' Brands will work with its suppliers and its franchisee-owned purchasing cooperative to source palm oil that is 100% fully traceable to the mill by the end of 2015, and to the plantation by the end of 2016 for use in Dunkin' Donuts U.S. restaurants.
In addition, Dunkin' Brands will develop and publish a phased implementation plan, including mapping its international supply chain, by March 1, 2015...

Saladworks Embraces Fall With New Farm Fresh Salad Available September 15 - November 15 »

September 16, 2014 at 11:52AM PDT | Source: Saladworks
Saladworks Opportunities Available

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - September 16, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Saladworks, the nation's first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, is pleased to announce our new FALL seasonal salad, the Farm Fresh Salad. This salad will be hand tossed and made to order in all Saladworks locations from September 15th – November 15th. The Farm Fresh Salad is a mix of crisp field greens and baby kale, house roasted butternut squash, farm fresh turkey tenderloins, all natural feta cheese, and garden-fresh red grapes, crowned with candied walnuts. The salad is then topped with our new housemade Apple Cider Vinaigrette dressing.
The Farm Fresh Salad is a healthy triumph made with high quality farm grown ingredients served with the Saladworks created apple cider vinaigrette dressing...

ComForcare Senior Services To Host Free Informative Seminar For Families Dealing With Dementia »

September 16, 2014 at 11:44AM PDT | Source: ComForcare Senior Services

DementiaWise Seminar to Provide Valuable Tips to Families with Loved Ones Suffering From Dementia
CHERRY HILL, N.J. - Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - According to the Alzheimer's Association, by the time 1 in 3 seniors pass away, they will have been afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. Dementia, a term used to describe a number of cognitive diseases which impair mental functions, can be debilitating for sufferers and heartbreaking for their loved ones. On Tuesday, October 21, ComForcare Senior Services will help families caring for someone with dementia by hosting an informative workshop at the Cherry Hill, NJ Public Library. At 5 P.M., refreshments will be provided and attendees will be able to meet with the seminar's keynote speaker, Dr...

The Little Gym Introduces Tumbling And Parent-Child Sports Skills Classes »

September 16, 2014 at 10:59AM PDT | Source: Little Gym

Select Locations to Add Extra Training for Tumblers, Introduce Fundamentals of Popular Sports
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - (Marketwired - Sep 16, 2014) - The Little Gym, the world's premier experiential learning and physical development center for kids 4 months to 12 years, is adding two specialty classes for children this fall - one designed for young athletes, the other to help parents teach sports fundamentals to younger children.
The two new classes, Tumblers and Sporty Beasts, build upon the skills taught weekly in other classes at more than 300 The Little Gyms worldwide. The new Tumblers program is a coed class for ages 6-12 focusing primarily on building tumbling skills, with a secondary emphasis on conditioning and fitness. The Sporty Beasts classes will engage 2-to-3-year-olds and their parents by introducing fundamental sports skills, including soccer, t-ball, basketball and ball-handling activities...

Crunch Launches First Online Workout Starring The Brooklynettes »

September 16, 2014 at 10:39AM PDT | Source: Crunch

"Center Court Choreography with the Brooklynettes" Now Available on
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Crunch, the health club chain best known for making serious fitness fun through innovative programming and cutting-edge training, has launched a new online workout "Center Court Choreography with the Brooklynettes." The video features three Brooklynettes dancers leading a full-body workout of choreography inspired by the high-intensity hip-hop showcased on center court at Barclays Center. The video is now available on
The official gym partner and sponsor of the Brooklynettes has extended its partnership with the team to continue creating unique fitness programming. "Center Court Choreography with the Brooklynettes" is the first in a series of videos that will be available on the gym brand's digital platform...

Gatti's Pizza Celebrates 45 Craveable Years With Special Anniversary Pricing On Thursday, September 25 »

September 16, 2014 at 9:50AM PDT | Source: Gatti's Pizza

Gatti's Pizza Locations across Texas and the Southeast to Offer One-Day-Only $4.50 Pricing!
September 16, 2014 // // Austin, TX – Gatti's Pizza is celebrating its 45th Anniversary on September 25 with a special one-day only promotion. Participating Gatti's Pizza, GattiTown and GattiLand Restaurants across Texas and the Southeast invite hungry diners to enjoy Gatti's all you care-to-eat Pizza Buffet or a one-topping large pizza for Pick-Up only $4.50; see local restaurant for more details. Adults, kids and seniors can satisfy their pizza cravings for fewer than five bucks!
A lot has changed since the first Gatti's Pizza opened in 1969, but the original recipes developed by founder Colonel Jim Eure have stayed true and are still causing new Gatti's Pizza cravings every day...

Toys"R"Us® Unveils The 2014 #Truhottoylist »

September 16, 2014 at 6:56AM PDT | Source: Toys R Us

Charm-azing Bracelets, Stretchy Heroes in a Half Shell, Little Chirping Love Birds, a Virtual Construction Set and 200 Pound-Towing Truck Are Among the Top Toys Named to the Company's Annual and Industry-Leading Gift List
September 16, 2014 // // WAYNE, NJ – With the holiday shopping season approaching, Toys"R"Us® today revealed its highly anticipated 2014 Holiday Hot Toy List. The annual list of 36 items, determined by Toys"R"Us play experts after months of extensive research, is packed with a wide range of brand new toys, games and other playthings expected to be at the top of kids' wish lists this year. For the full list, visit or follow the conversation on social media using the hashtag, #TRUHotToyList...

Jamba Juice Debuts New Energy Bowls In Stores Nationwide »

September 16, 2014 at 6:28AM PDT | Source: Jamba Juice

New Jamba Juice Energy Bowls Help Support On-the-Go Active Lifestyles by Providing a Convenient and Delicious Blend of Real Whole Fruit & Premium Ingredients
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ; JMBA), a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, today announced the debut of its new, made-to-order Jamba Juice Energy Bowls in stores nationwide. Served in convenient, portable servings, Jamba's new Energy Bowls are a nutritious blend of real, whole fruit and soymilk or fresh Greek yogurt, topped with an assortment of dry toppings and fresh fruits. Whether served for breakfast, lunch or as a mid-day snack, these bowls provide key nutrients, vitamins, minerals and fiber to support a well-balanced diet...

The Melting Pot Toasts To Women And The Revival Of Whiskey »

September 16, 2014 at 4:52AM PDT | Source: Melting Pot Restaurants Inc., The

Fondue Restaurant's Fall Beverage Lineup Features Modern Whiskey Cocktails for Women and Men Alike
TAMPA, Fla. - September 16, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) -The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., the world's premier fondue restaurant and a leading polished casual dining franchise, is celebrating women and the revival of whiskey this fall with five featured whiskey cocktails, a customizable whiskey flight and Women and Whiskey ladies' night events featuring whiskey-infused fondues.
"Whiskey has been the fastest-growing spirits category over the last few years and whiskey's popularity with women is leading this trend," said Paul Brown, beverage manager for Front Burner Brands, restaurant management company for The Melting Pot. "People naturally associate whiskey as a drink of choice for men but its appeal to women as well as millennials is what's driving its current popularity...

There's Something Sweet In The Neighborhood... »

September 16, 2014 at 4:07AM PDT | Source: Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme & Sony Pictures Consumer Products Celebrate Ghostbusters 30th Milestone Anniversary with Ghostbusters and Stay Puft Marshmallow Doughnuts
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - September 16, 2014 - Switch on your proton packs because the boys are back in town! Krispy Kreme and Sony Pictures Consumer Products have joined together to mark the 30th Anniversary of the iconic blockbuster motion picture franchise with an exclusive offer of two new marshmallow Kreme™-filled Ghostbuster treats inspired by the supernatural comedy's sweetest villains. In conjunction with the release of the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray release, Krispy Kreme is introducing Ghostbusters and Stay Puft Marshmallow Doughnuts that will be available September 29 through October 31, 2014 at participating Krispy Kreme® US and Canadian locations...

Celebrate 10 Years With Up To 10,000 Wyndham Rewards Bonus Points »

September 15, 2014 at 7:54AM PDT | Source: Wyndham Worldwide

Wyndham Hotel Group's Loyalty Program Marks Tenth Anniversary
September 15, 2014 // // PARSIPPANY, N.J. – To celebrate its milestone 10-year anniversary, Wyndham Rewards®, the free-to-join guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group and the world's largest lodging loyalty program as measured by number of participating hotels, is offering its most loyal members the opportunity to earn up to 10,000 Wyndham Rewards bonus points with qualified stays at participating hotels around the world.
Now through October 31, 2014, members who register for the promotion at and book stays at participating Wyndham Hotel Group properties will earn 2,000 Wyndham Rewards bonus points for each qualified stay up to five times, receiving as many as up to 10,000 bonus points...

Wendy’s Frosty Fans Can "Trick Or Treat" It Forward This Fall »

September 15, 2014 at 7:47AM PDT | Source: Wendy's

National Halloween Coupon Book Fundraiser Helps Children in Foster Care Find Loving Adoptive Families
September 15, 2014 // // DUBLIN, Ohio - Wendy's® is making Halloween and giving back so much "cooler" this year with a first-ever nationwide expansion of its popular Halloween Coupon book program benefiting children in foster care. From now until October 31, for just $1, at participating Wendy's, customers can purchase Halloween Coupon books that are filled with free Jr. Frosty™ coupons* to share with family, friends and trick-or-treaters. Ninety cents of every dollar goes to the Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption® (DTFA) to help find loving families for the 134,000 children waiting in foster care.
"This is the first time we're bringing our Halloween Coupon book program to restaurants nationwide, giving customers a simple way to help children in foster care – and get a sweet deal on Frosty treats in return," said Liz Geraghty, Vice President, Brand Marketing...

On The Border Celebrates Mexico's Independence Day With Free Queso »

September 15, 2014 at 7:03AM PDT | Source: On The Border

World's Largest Casual Dining Mexican Concept offers Free Cup of Queso, Drink Specials (*), Great Times on September 16
September 15, 2014 // // DALLAS, TEXAS - With free chips and salsa every day, its' always a celebration at On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina®. On The Border wanted to do a little more for its guests on Mexico's Independence Day.
So, on Tuesday, September 16, guests at OTB will enjoy a cup of the restaurant's signature Original Queso, featuring fresh-chopped jalapeno, tomato, onion, poblano & cilantro, normally up to a $4.99 value, for FREE. Guests may choose to kick it up "Carne Style" by adding seasoned ground beef for only a buck. In addition to free Queso, OTB will feature $3 House Margaritas and $3 Lunazul® shots on September 16...

Attend The Franchise And Opportunities Expo In Atlanta And Stay At Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Galleria Hotel »

September 15, 2014 at 5:05AM PDT | Source: Hampton Inn & Suites

Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta-Galleria, located near Smyrna, GA, offers convenient lodging to exhibitors and guests attending The Franchise and Opportunities Expo at Cobb Galleria Centre September 13-14, 2014. 
ATLANTA, GA - September 13, 2014 /24-7PressRelease - The Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Galleria Hotel, near Smyrna, GA, offers convenient lodging to exhibitors and guests attending The Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo in Atlanta September 13-14, 2014. Georgia's largest business ownership event will be held at Cobb Galleria Centre. More than 120 franchises will be represented in many areas including restaurant, health, retail, childcare, and travel, leisure, and hospitality. Seminars will offer free legal, financial, and business planning advice to business owners...

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