August 01, 2014 // Franchising.com // MANASQUAN, N.J. - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, has launched an online merchandise shop just in time for the hottest days of summer. Located at www.shopjerseymikes.com, the site is only place for customers and fans to purchase Jersey Mike's branded apparel and gear which includes t-shirts, beach crew sweatshirts, ball caps, coolers, travel mugs and even Mini Mike's temporary tattoos.
"For years, our customers who are passionate about Jersey Mike's have been asking us for branded items," said Rich Hope, chief marketing officer, Jersey Mike's. "With these custom items, you can feel like you are at the Jersey Shore no matter where you are."
The company is promoting the online store with point-of-purchase advertising as well as grassroots promotion cards that will be handed out locally for interested customers. Advertising and promotions on social media sites and through web banners will also be implemented.
Started in 1956, Jersey Mike's now has 1,300 restaurants open and under development nationwide. In just three years, the company has nearly doubled in size. Recently Jersey Mike's was named the #1 fastest growing chain by Nation's Restaurant News in its 2014 Top 100 ranking.
Jersey Mike's, a fast-casual sub sandwich franchise with more than 1,300 locations open and under development nationwide, believes that making a sub sandwich and making a difference can be one and the same. Jersey Mike's offers a sub above, serving authentic fresh sliced subs on freshly baked bread – the same recipe it started with in 1956 – and is passionate about giving back to its local communities. For more information, please visit www.jerseymikes.com or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/jerseymikes) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/jerseymikes).
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