Tomasinos Pizza (Formally Lil Anthony's) has joined the ranks of good pizza concepts that are now franchising. The Gegaj Family has been in the restaurant business for many years, serving up pizzas made fresh at the restaurant, from the dough to the sauce.
"We import our tomatoes from San Marzano, Italy. Those are the only tomatoes that we ue in our sauce, " said owner Elizabeth Gegaj. "They require little to almost no seasoning, becasue they're such a tasty tomato."
Tomasino's recently participated in the Pints N' Paw event in Sanford, Florida.
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ON THE GO: Brown Bag Goes Mobile In Maryland
Brown Bag restaurants, best known for their healthy "cuisine on the fly", has thrown its apron into the food truck world this week in Maryland, and already, Twitter fans are sending requests to have the Brown Bag truck come to their street. "Please come to Fishers Lane in Rockville!" said one excited fan after they tweeted their big news--and they plan to.
If all goes well, Fishers Lane in Montgomery County, Maryland, will be the first of many stops. Brown Bag is planning on getting their feet wet in Montgomery County before eventually going mobile in DC and Virginia as well. Brown Bag owner, Erich Fuldner, had this to say about the decision to hit the streets with a food truck: "We have a lot of customers who visit our stores while on business, but there are no stores near their offices. We always get requests to open a store here or there. We thought it was a good idea to bring the food to our fans that are unable to visit our stores because there isn't one near them. This also gives us an opportunity to 'test' a certain market. Since we already do a significant amount of corporate catering, this mobile kitchen will also be available for any corporate events."
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My House Fitness, an Orlando-based personal training studio franchise, announced today the opening of its first franchised location in the College Park neighborhood of Orlando, Florida.
"We couldn't be more excited to open in College Park," said Chris Wherrell, co-owner of the up-and-coming fitness franchise, "Our goal is to build affordable, yet cutting edge fitness studios. My House Fitness doesn't require a huge footprint-- as part of what we're all about is intimacy. The environment is comfortable, and our team is laser-focused on the personal goals of the diverse clientele in the community."
The new location is owned and managed by franchisee Ben Graves, who found My House Fitness the perfect fit for his fitness-focused dream of owning a small business after a job layoff.
"As a franchisee, the My House Fitness model makes the most sense for me and my family. After extensive research, I decided that a franchise in the health and fitness market was the most appealing due to its 17% annual growth through a slow economy and the work/life benefits of having a fully-equipped fitness facility as my place of business, since reaching and maintaining my own fitness goals always a major consideration in career and business choices," said Graves.
Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) January 30, 2013
Tony & Nyree Bland knows a thing or two about sports. Both have competed at the highest of levels. Tony had a successful professional football career with the Minnesota Vikings and Nyree was a top ranked Jr. Tennis player. And through it all, they have witnessed first hand the joy and sadness inyouth sports.
“Our message is clear,” said Nyree Bland, who co-founded Protential Sports with her husband Tony in 2006, “you can teach life through sports and ensure that respect, honesty, kindness, compassion and integrity provide a foundation for learning, setting goals and working as a team to achieve success”. Tony added that “we are not just about improving athletic skills in children, our main goal is to provide character building skills that will lead these kids to full and prosperous lives”.
With a growing emphasis on the need for children to have 60 minutes of exercise each and every day and First Lady, Michelle Obama, Let’s Move Initiative, youth fitness, healthy eating and sports has received an elevated level of attention from the public and from parents who are earnestly trying to get their children to put video games and television on the shelf and go outside and play.
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Any franchisee, who has multilple stores understands how critical it is to have a strong manager at their locations. Selecting the right person can be the difference between success and failure.
All of us in the franchise world talk about systems, and though systems are important; the people who engage the customers are really the engine that drives the train. Such is the case with the new RNR Franchise location which just opened in Marion, IL. READ ARTICLE.
The Rent To Own Industry has always been seen as a "man's industry", but a growing population of women are coming to RNR locations to purchase tires and wheels. Kudos to RNR, as they have recognized that women sometimes feel skeptical when confronted with mechanics and other automotive professionals. So back in 2008, RNR franchise owners Larry Carrico and her husband, Rich Bergman set out to change that perception and asked Breanne to help them fill a sales position in a new RNR location in Fairview Heights, IL. She had experience in rent-to-own, of course, but custom wheels and tires were a who new world.
As Breanne puts it "Women don't want to feel misunderstood, taken advantage of, or unknowledgable. Most women control the budget when it comes to household purchases, and in automotive sales, nearly 80% are influenced by women. National statistics also show that 60% of all passenger tires are puchased by women. I can relate when a woman walks through the door. I may know more than most men do about tirs now, but I used to walk in her shoes."
Interestingly, less then 7% of women who work in the automotive industry work the frontlines as a manager, sales or service advisor, but Breanne and RNR is helping to change that. It takes a committed and knowledgable team to help a business thrive, and RNR is lucky to have Breanne leading the Marion, IL RNR location.
RNR Custom Wheels and Tires Franchise is once again pushing the envelope as recent successes in smaller markets has inspired franchisee, David Harrison, to open his eighth location in Paragould, Arkansas. "This is a pilot store, as Paragould is a much smaller market then we usually look for, but if things go well, we're hopeful that we will be able to bring the RNR Custom Wheel and Tire concept to other small communities that need our services."
The new store brings a welcome and dramatic makeover of the former FAN Sales and Leasing location. Mr. Harrison will be opening two more Arkansas RNR Franchise locations by the end of 2012. "Opening credit lines for people in this economy for these types of products is important, and we look forward to serving the Paragould community"
RNR Founder and CEO, Larry Sutton, has led the Rent To Own Industry and is growing his business into one of the countries largest wheel and tire companies in the market. By taking the traditional rent to own model and applying it to the wheel and tire industry, RNR customers are provided a program that allows them to pay for the custom wheels and tires that they want in easy weekly, bi-weekly or monthly installments with no credit hassles. In addition, customers are offered the lowest cash prices on wheels or tires and have a huge selection of both new and previously rented merchandise.
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Carsmetics continues to open new franchise locations at a steady pace as the demand for drivable expert accident repair continues to accelerate. Carsmetics revolutionized the auto body repair industry when they opened their first location in 1997 in Clearwater, Florida. Since then the company has grown to over 25 locations across the country and is known for providing top quality repairs, a high level of customer service, employing highly skilled technicians and a lifetime warranty on repairs.
Prior to Carsmetics, there was no shop in the industry that focused on repairing "drivable" damage. Carsmetics repairs accident damage on panels, bumpers, hoods, fenders and wheel rims making them look new again.
"Our franchisees are experiencing tremendous growth and are expanding into new markets as quickly as we can identify optimal locations" Founder, President and CEO Tony Lockhart added, "Through franchising, we can grow at a rate that we had not imagined when we opened our first location in 1997."
The new location in Attleboro, MA provides Local residents from North and South Attleboro and surrounding towns the convenience and hospitality of a new 9,600 square foot repair facility on Route 1, a half mile from the Emerald Square Mall. The showroom is inviting and comfortable and includes a customer waiting lounge, a coffee bar, TV and free wifi. The warm hospitality, friendly staff and hassle-free repair process make Carsmetics a great choice for auto body repair in New England and across the country. As with all Carsmetics locations, the focus is on repairing drivable damage in 1-2 days, saving the customer time and money.
For information on franchise opportunities visit our Carsmetics Franchise Website and Download a Franchise Kit.
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Prior to Carsmetics, there was no shop in the industry that focused on repairing "drivable" damage ranging from cosmetic to funtional. "If you can drive it, we can fix it" said General Manager Danny Gomes.
The one question that we are constantly asked by prospective franchise candidates is "what makes Carsmetics different?" Love those lay-up questions. (Big Smile) Where can you go and have your damaged car repaired in one day? Learn About The Carsmetics Difference.
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Another Hungry Greek affiliate store has opened in Clearwater, Florida. The opportunity to open a high profile store on Gulf To Bay Boulevard was just too good to pass up. The Hungry Greek will be welcoming a new franchise store in Atlanta, Georgia sometime in December. READ MORE.
Carsmetics Expert Accident Repair, one of the fastest growing minor auto body repair centers in the country, is now open in the Jersey Shore area. READ MORE