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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.

Arby’s Maintains Meat Odyssey With Launch Of The Loaded Italian Sandwich »

July 28, 2015 at 8:46AM PDT | Source: Arby's

Arby’s honors the famous sandwich with ham, salami and pepperoni piled on an Italian-style roll.
July 28, 2015 // // ATLANTA – Arby’s introduced today its take on the famous Italian sandwich with a meat-centric masterpiece that can be described with one word: LOADED. The new Loaded Italian Sandwich at Arby’s features thinly-sliced ham, salami and pepperoni with melted cheese, banana peppers, shredded lettuce, tomato and red onion, with red wine vinaigrette and garlic aioli on a toasted Italian style roll.
“The Italian sandwich has become a worldwide favorite famous for stacking delicious Italian meats, so we feel it’s a natural addition to the Arby’s menu,” said Rob Lynch, Brand President and Chief Marketing Officer of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc...

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Indulges In Unexpected Culinary Combinations With New “Paired” Bar Menu »

July 28, 2015 at 5:14AM PDT | Source: Sheraton Hotels

Peanut Butter and Port, Cantonese-style Wings and Riesling: Sheraton “Paired” Combines Unique and Surprising Flavors in New Lobby Bar Offering for Guests and Locals around the Globe
STAMFORD, Conn. - July 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Sheraton® Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HOT), is reinvigorating its lobby bar experience with imaginative menu additions through Paired, a new food and beverage program comprised of artisanal small plates and eclectic bar snacks served alongside suggested premium wines and local craft beers. From a Banana Bread Peanut Butter Sandwich paired with Tawny Port to La Quercia Smoked Prosciutto with Scottish ale, Paired stretches the boundaries of traditional pairing principles by blending ingredients together in new and unexpected ways for guests...

It's #DomiNoNo Day - Domino's To Give Away 20,000 Free Pizzas Today »

July 27, 2015 at 10:09AM PDT | Source: Domino's Pizza

Domino's to offer free pizzas for every no-hitter through the end of the season.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The third no-hitter of the 2015 Major League Baseball season was thrown on Saturday night. For registered users, that no-hitter, courtesy of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels, means 20,000 free pizzas from Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery.
Beginning TODAY at 3 p.m. (EDT), the first 20,000 registered users who visit and log in will receive a free, two-topping medium Handmade Pan Pizza (redeemable for carryout orders only) when they order online from The Domino's DomiNoNo offer will be available for five consecutive days or until 20,000 codes are given away...

Togo's Sandwich Franchise Launches New Franchise Information Website »

July 27, 2015 at 10:02AM PDT | Source: Togo's Eateries, Inc.

West Coast Original Provides Detailed Info for Those Interested in Starting a Sandwich Franchise
SAN JOSE, CA - (Marketwired - Jul 27, 2015) - Togo's, an iconic West Coast sandwich franchise with a strong following in California, has big news for fans and investors in the western United States: the company is in growth mode. The sandwich franchise is expanding in nine states and has launched a new website -- -- to explain the opportunity to entrepreneurs.
The website features Q&As with franchisees, video interviews with the Togo's leadership team, startup costs and revenue figures, and details about the sandwich and how Togo's stands out from competitors.
Togo's has more than 300 sandwich franchises open and under development throughout the West...

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Introduces New Toasted Marshmallow Flavor Froyo »

July 27, 2015 at 6:11AM PDT | Source: Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Customers are Invited to Build Their Own S'mores Sundae with the New Flavor
OKLAHOMA CITY - July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt inspires thoughts of sharing stories around campfires while building s'mores with the introduction of Toasted Marshmallow frozen yogurt to its wide assortment of flavors. This new flavor will be featured in the more than 300 Orange Leaf locations from July 27 to August 30.
By swirling the new Toasted Marshmallow froyo with Chocolate froyo made with Ghirardelli®, customers can create the perfect s'mores sundae, topped with graham crackers and more marshmallows.
"There's nothing like the taste of s'mores around the campfire, and our new Toasted Marshmallow flavor is the perfect treat to satisfy that craving," said Geoff Goodman, President of Orange Leaf...

You Know You Want It … Wendy's Spicy Chicken Sandwich »

July 27, 2015 at 5:54AM PDT | Source: Wendy's

DUBLIN, Ohio - July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - There are some things you just can't get out of your head…a pop song, a line from a movie…a spicy chicken sandwich?
When it comes to crave-ability, Wendy's® Spicy Chicken Sandwich always hits the spot. Spicy chicken lovers take to social media to chatter about their sudden cravings for it. In fact, fans tell us the only way to get Wendy's Spicy Chicken Sandwich out of their head is to get it in their hands—and mouths.
"Once people taste Wendy's Spicy Chicken Sandwich, they fall under its hot and spicy spell," said Liz Geraghty, Wendy's vice president of brand marketing. "With its irresistible fiery blend of eight spices and peppers, this original classic has long been Wendy's top selling chicken sandwich...

Great Clips Gives People #MoreMinutes With Its Back-to-School Campaign »

July 27, 2015 at 5:23AM PDT | Source: Great Clips

What would you do with more time?
Great Clips performs random acts of kindness during back-to-school bustle
July 27, 2015 // // Minneapolis, Minn. – As children head back to school, families are often crunched for time, wishing they had more minutes to tackle everything on their daunting to-do lists. That’s why Great Clips, the world’s largest hair salon brand, has launched a back-to-school #MoreMinutes campaign. From July through September, Great Clips is asking people what they would do with more time. And, by random acts of kindness, Great Clips will give people gifts to spend #MoreMinutes doing what they love.
#MoreMinutes during the back-to-school rush
We’re excited to surprise and delight our customers with small gifts that will hopefully make a big difference in their busy back-to-school lives,” says Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen...

Survey Conducted By Great American Cookies® Reveals 94 Percent Of American Parents Admit To Bribing Their Children For Good Behavior »

July 27, 2015 at 5:13AM PDT | Source: Great American Cookie Inc.

In response to the survey, Great American Cookies® launches National Bribe Your Child Week from Aug. 9 - 15
ATLANTA - July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - It's official, American parents know how to sweet talk their children! Whether it's completing household chores, doing well in school, or just a little peace and quiet, almost all parents will admit to using rewards as incentives for their children to be on their best behavior. According to a recent online survey, released today by Great American Cookies® and conducted online on the brand's behalf, 94 percent of parents say they have rewarded their children for good behavior.
In response to the survey results, Great American Cookies is launching the first-ever National Bribe Your Child Week from Aug...

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Expands Resources And Educational Materials For Franchisees And Clients »

July 27, 2015 at 4:16AM PDT | Source: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Opportunities Available

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) July 24, 2015 - World Class Franchisor, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives recently announced the release of a series videos designed to serve as an educational tool to help educate consumers on outdoor lighting. The videos are part of a new marketing trend launched by the award-winning franchisor in 2014.
“When the marketing team released the Transformation Augusta video series, we knew we had something special. We have had thousands of hits as a result and we wanted to make sure we continued to build upon our video success,” shared Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Vice President, Rich Young.
“Video plays a huge part in engagement and by approaching these as professional productions we are having great success differentiating our brand from competitors throughout the country,” Jody Wetherill, Brand Marketing Manager went on to explain...

PizzaRev Enhances Customized Dining Experience With New Line Of Signature Hot Sauces »

July 24, 2015 at 9:56AM PDT | Source: PizzaRev

July 24, 2015 // // LOS ANGELES – PizzaRev takes a page out of the Buffalo Wild Wings playbook with the launch of six custom hot sauces. The Buffalo Wild Wings-backed build-your-own pizza shop features the signature sauces at its ‘Rev It Up’ counter where guests can choose from a variety of ingredients, including dry-aged Parmesan cheese and Italian spices, to put the finishing touches on their custom, personal pizzas. The sauces are now available at 27 open PizzaRev restaurants across California, Texas, Utah, South Dakota, and Minnesota.
“Our new line of sauces adds to PizzaRev’s unique, fully customized dining experience,” said Nicholas Eckerman, COO and co-founder of PizzaRev. “Our guests now have the opportunity to ‘Rev It Up’ in a whole new way...

Jack In The Box® Introduces New Portobello Mushroom Buttery Jack™ »

July 24, 2015 at 8:41AM PDT | Source: Jack in the Box

Burger Launches Alongside New Late Night Menu Addition: Spicy Nacho Chicken Jack's Munchie Meal™
July 24, 2015 // // SAN DIEGO, Calif – Brace yourselves for a savory sequel! Jack in the Box® announced today the launch of the NEW Portobello Mushroom Buttery Jack™. This mouthwatering burger is the newest craveable offering from the popular Buttery Jack line and features savory Portobello mushrooms, creamy peppercorn mayo, grilled onions, Swiss cheese and melted garlic herb butter atop a quarter-pound signature beef patty, served on Jack’s gourmet signature bun.
The Portobello Mushroom Buttery Jack joins its Buttery Jack predecessors, the Classic Buttery Jack, which features creamy tomato sauce, green leaf lettuce, fresh tomatoes and Provolone cheese, and Bacon & Swiss Buttery Jack, which features creamy bacon mayo, hickory smoked bacon and Swiss cheese...

Support The VFW’s Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship By Purchasing A NASCAR Xfinity Series Race Ticket At Darlington Raceway »

July 24, 2015 at 7:07AM PDT | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

Track “Too Tough To Tame” is offering a special 50 percent off military ticket to the VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 until August 28; $2 from each sale will benefit Help A Hero Scholarships
July 24, 2015 // // DARLINGTON, S.C. - Copy of Help A Hero 200 LogoDarlington Raceway, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Sport Clips Haircuts are partnering to raise funds for the VFW’s "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program.
Effective immediately through August 28, the track is offering active duty, retired and veterans a special 50 percent off admission to the NASCAR XFINITY Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 race on September 5 at Darlington Raceway.
Special tickets are available by visiting www...

Papa John's Kicks Mid-Summer Deals Up A Notch With Two Brand New Offers: »

July 24, 2015 at 3:50AM PDT | Source: Papa John's

Grilled Chicken Margherita Pizza and Bruschetta Cheesesticks
Starting Monday through Aug. 28, get the new Grilled Chicken Margherita Pizza for $12 and the new Bruschetta Cheesesticks online for $6
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - July 23, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - With temperatures on the rise, get ready for a mid-summer change of pace while enjoying the light and fresh, Italian-inspired tastes of Papa John's latest creations, the NEW Grilled Chicken Margherita Pizza and the NEW Bruschetta Cheesesticks.
The Grilled Chicken Margherita Pizza is baked fresh on a crispy thin crust with both Papa John's signature pizza sauce and delicious basil pesto, topped with grilled, all white meat chicken and finished with fresh-cut Roma tomatoes covered with mozzarella cheese...

Century 21 Real Estate Survey To Help C21® System Members Better Serve Homebuyers With Disabilities »

July 23, 2015 at 11:46AM PDT | Source: Century 21

New “Special Agent Learning Program” on Accessible Housing and Universal Design to Bolster Long-Standing Partnership with Easter Seals
July 23, 2015 // // MADISON, N.J. - Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the iconic brand and franchisor with the largest global network in the residential real estate industry including approximately 6,900 independent offices worldwide, today announced the results of the CENTURY 21® “Persons with Disabilities Home Buying Survey.” In alignment with the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the survey’s goal was to help CENTURY 21 System members gain insight into the current state of the real estate industry as it relates to accessible housing, and serve as an integral part of the brand’s ongoing efforts to help persons with disabilities live, learn, work and play in their communities and to have a future free of discrimination...

Buffalo’s Cafe Locations To Celebrate National Chicken Wing Day With An Undeniably Delicious Deal »

July 23, 2015 at 8:33AM PDT | Source: Buffalo's Cafe

World-Famous Wing Restaurant Offers Guests Endless Chicken Wings
July 23, 2015 // // LOS ANGELES – Buffalo’s Cafe, a family friendly restaurant famous for its all-American cuisine and mouthwatering chicken wings, invites all wing-worshipers to indulge and commemorate National Chicken Wing Day on July 29th. To celebrate, Buffalo’s will be offering dine-in guests all-you-can-eat traditional or boneless chicken wings, dipped in any of its thirteen homemade sauces, with a side of bottomless tumbleweed chips.
Since its inception in 1985, Buffalo’s Cafe has continued its tradition of offering fans from all over the world fresh, never frozen chicken wings. Guests can choose to have their wings drenched in any of the thirteen homemade, sizzling sauces that range in heat-level from Mild to the dangerously spicy Death Valley...

Quaker Steak & Lube® Gives Back In Honor Of National Chicken Wing Day »

July 23, 2015 at 7:38AM PDT | Source: Quaker Steak & Lube®

Participating Restaurants to Donate Portion of All Chicken Wing Sales to Local Charities
July 23, 2015 // // SHARON, PA – The Award-Winning casual-dining franchise Quaker Steak & Lube®, known for its Best Wings USA and more than 25 sauces, announced today a special promotion in celebration of National Chicken Wing Day on July 29. As part of the promotion, participating locations nationwide will be donating 10 percent of all chicken wing sales from National Chicken Wing Day to a local charity.
"At Quaker Steak & Lube®, we are dedicated to giving back to the communities in which we live and work, and National Chicken Wing Day is a great opportunity to show our commitment to supporting local charities," said Greg Lippert, President and CEO of Quaker Steak & Lube®...

Screenmobile Opens “Doors” For Young Entrepreneurs Looking To Avoid College Debt »

July 23, 2015 at 5:24AM PDT | Source: Screenmobile

Mobile Screening Franchise Offers Alternative Career Path with Hands-On Business Opportunity
July 23, 2015 // // THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. - With student debt mounting to a national average of $29,000 this year, young Americans are faced with considering alternatives to the high price of higher education. What many may not realize is that a college degree, while beneficial, isn’t a requirement to a successful business career. Screenmobile, the nation’s largest mobile screening franchise in the U.S., is offering franchise opportunities for those desiring a non-traditional path towards owning a business.
For nearly 35 years, Screenmobile has offered the highest quality installation services for window, porch, patio and retractable screens...

Woody’s Bar-B-Q® Puts A Fresh Spin On Chicken And Sausage For Summer »

July 22, 2015 at 9:52AM PDT | Source: Woody's Bar-B-Q

Southern Barbecue Franchise Company Introduces Two New Limited Time Offer Sandwiches at its Locations Nationwide
July 22, 2015 // // Jacksonville, Florida – Woody’s Bar-B-Q® announced plans today to unveil two new limited time offer (LTO) sandwiches in its Southern barbecue locations all across the nation. Only available now through August 30, 2015, this delicious duo puts a fresh and tasty spin on chicken and sausage all summer long:

Grilled Guac & Bawk: Showcasing a perfectly mesquite grilled chicken breast sandwiched between two slices of garlic buttered bun, this crow-worthy creation is topped with lettuce, tomato, bacon and just the right amount of mayonnaise. For added crunch, Woody’s throws some potato chips into the mix and then crowns it all with a dollop of freshly prepared guacamole for a taste sensation that will have guests acclaiming “Olé!”
Sassy Sausage Sandwich: Woody’s really spices things up by topping grilled Azar smoked sausage with Carolina Pulled Pork, yellow mustard, fried onion straws and Woody’s Hot Bar-B-Q Sauce...

Hurricane Grill & Wings® Celebrates National Chicken Wing Day With All-You-Can-Eat Wings »

July 22, 2015 at 9:22AM PDT | Source: Hurricane Grill & Wings
Hurricane Grill & Wings Opportunities Available

Tropical-Themed Casual Dining Franchise Offers Unlimited Wings
July 22, 2015 // // WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Hurricane Grill & Wings®, an island-inspired full-service restaurant franchise, is celebrating National Chicken Wing Day by offering unlimited chicken wings for just $12.99. In conjunction with Hurricane Grill & Wings 20th anniversary, the month-long celebration continues with the yearly tradition of offering delicious wings for an unbeatable price on National Chicken Wing Day.
On July 29th, participating Hurricane Grill & Wings restaurants will be offering All You Can Eat Wings for just $12.99 served with a side of Natural-Cut Fries or Housemade Kettle Chips. Chicken wing lovers across America can rejoice for the restaurant’s more than 35 signature flavors of award-winning, fresh jumbo wings...

A Sweet (and Sour) Slurpee® Deal »

July 22, 2015 at 6:48AM PDT | Source: 7-Eleven

7-Eleven® + SOUR PATCH KIDS® Candy Purchase = Free Slurpee Drink
DALLAS - July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - 7-Eleven®'s Sour Slurpee® Summer – try saying that three times fast. Now try saying it eating a SOUR PATCH KIDS® candy ... or ... drinking a FREE SOUR PATCH Watermelon-flavored Slurpee drink and taking a selfie to post on social media.
July 25 is SOUR PATCH KIDS Day at 7-Eleven stores, and the retailer is celebrating with a free medium Slurpee drink offer activated with the purchase of any SOUR PATCH KIDS candy or STRIDE® SOUR PATCH KIDS gum and scan of 7-Eleven's mobile app available at participating stores all day. After downloading the 7-Eleven app, customers will automatically receive the offer via a coupon in the "Scan and Save" section of the 7-Eleven app...

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