Retail and Franchise News

Retail and Franchise News – including franchise openings, licensees, retail business, and related business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Pratt Abbott Launches Earth Day Clothing Drive to Benefit Preble Street

WESTBROOK, Maine, April 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Abbott is hosting a clothing drive to benefit Preble Street and celebrate Earth Day from now through April 26. All 12 of Pratt Abbott’s dry cleaning and laundromat locations are accepting clothing donations during this period.

Batteries Shack Now Metro Detroit’s Only Authorized Dealer for Deka and Trojan USA Batteries

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask many boating enthusiasts which deep cycle batteries they prefer for their crafts, and they’ll name one of two brands: Deka, or Trojan USA, says Batteries Shack. They’re top-of-the-line batteries made in the USA; Deka through a company called East Penn Manufacturing. Both are known for having longer life spans and higher power outputs than competing brands.

Buckhead Art and Company Announces That It Has Recently Received Two Original Joey Waldon Pieces of Art for Sale

ATLANTA, Ga., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buckhead Art & Company Inc., has recently acquired an offering of two (2) original Joey Waldon pieces from an anonymous private collector. A prolific painter and sculptor, Waldon rarely sold his art, preferring to fill the walls of his home from floor to ceiling with his dark, yet whimsical surrealism.

Brands Within Reach announces launch of innovative and best tasting FLASH BREWED ready-to-drink teas for the Nestea brand in the United States

MAMARONECK, N.Y., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brands Within Reach (BWR) announced today the introduction of a new line of Nestea 17.6 ounce ready-to-drink natural black and green teas offered in four flavors: Black Tea lemon, Black Tea Peach, Green Tea Raspberry, Green Tea Lime and Mint.

TenPlus Systems Anniversary Celebration: The Triangle’s most trusted Apple Premium Service Provider Celebrates 27 Years in NC

RALEIGH, N.C., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This is no April Fool’s joke! On April 1, 2019 TenPlus Systems is celebrating 27 years in business at 500 Uwharrie Ct., Raleigh, North Carolina as the Triangle’s most trusted, locally owned, Apple Value Added Reseller and Apple Premium Service Provider. To celebrate, they invite you to visit their newly renovated showroom.

Restaurant Results and Outlook Survey: Over 700 Independent Operators Share Their 2018 Results and Plans for 2019

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com has released the report of their 2019 Independent Restaurant Outlook Survey. This is the third consecutive Outlook Report which summarizes input gathered from over 700 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their 2018 financial performance, as well as their optimism about 2019.

Got Ya Covered Linens and Event Rental Opens at The Shops at Worthington Place, Worthington, Ohio

WORTHINGTON, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Got Ya Covered Linens and Event Rental will offer the community a grand opening party to showcase their new showroom inside The Shops at Worthington Place on January 30, 2019. The enclosed mall is the perfect place to display all the hundreds of decorative rental items they have to offer, and inspire guests to explore ideas for their upcoming events.

CityView Commercial LLC has purchased Southlake Mall in Atlanta, Ga.

MORROW, Ga., Jan. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York based CityView Commercial LLC, led by Jimmy Khezrie and Jack Friedler, has purchased Southlake Mall in Atlanta, Georgia. Jacobs REA led by Sholom Jacobs partnered with CVC in this transaction. Southlake Mall is a two-level mall consisting of approximately 1,015,984 square feet of gross leasable area located in the City of Morrow.

571 Grill and Draft House Continues to Impress Patrons both Near and Far

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 571 Grill & Draft House in New Carlisle, Ohio has been in business for 18 years and the independently owned restaurant continues to carve out its name in the world of gastro pubs and draft houses. While some restaurant owners may sit on their laurels after what seemed to be an instant success with residents living north of Dayton, the owners of 571 Grill understand that you must either go big or go home.

How Much Does It Cost to Open a Restaurant? 350 Independent Restaurant Owners Share Their 2018 Startup Costs and Financial Performance

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com has released the report of their 2018 Cost to Open a Restaurant Survey. The report summarizes input gathered from over 350 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their startup costs as well as their financial performance.

Capital Auto Group Acquires Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Indian Trail

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The rapidly growing Capital Auto Group recently acquired Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Indian Trail as their newest store addition. Capital Auto Group has been a thriving brand since 1985, boasting 17 impressive stores, reaching communities throughout North Carolina.

Calling all bands in Texas to participate in the Battle of the Bands hosted by Hub Streat Plano and Texas Select Radio

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Select Radio announces the 2018 Battle of the Bands at Hub Streat, a full service Culinary Entertainment Center, featuring hand crafted cocktails, craft beer, a menu for every taste from a scratch kitchen, live entertainment and a dog friendly patio.

Luxury Nebulizing Diffuser Maker Organic Aromas Announces Will Begin Accepting Bitcoin for Payment, Offers Big Discount

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Organic Aromas, a leading maker of premium nebulizing diffusers for aromatherapy, announced today that the Company will officially begin accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment on its website.

EyeBuyDirect Launches its New ‘Catch of the Day’ Summer Collection

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the beach or by the pool, EyeBuyDirect’s new Catch of the Day summer collection, released today, aims to highlight an individual’s personal style. As the fastest-growing online prescription eyewear retailer, the collection marks the beginning of EyeBuyDirect’s #ItsHowYouFrameIt campaign, which focuses on bright colors, limitless expression and positivity.

At NRF Protect EPIC’s Kevin Ach and Walter Palmer to Moderate Executive Afternoon Session on Loss Prevention

HOUSTON, Texas, June 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC’s Kevin Ach, vice president of Risk Assurance and Walter Palmer, practice leader of Integrated Risk Solutions will moderate the Executive Afternoon session on loss prevention at the National Retail Foundation’s “NRF Protect” Conference.

Whiteflash Named 2018 BBB Pinnacle Award Winner

HOUSTON, Texas, May 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, has just been named winner of the prestigious Better Business Bureau 2018 Pinnacle Award – the BBB’s top honor for excellence in quality control, customer care, and community service. The annual competition involves retail jewelers from all across the greater Houston area, the fourth largest market in America. Whiteflash has now earned the top honor from the BBB for an unprecedented three out of the past seven years.

Lexus of Englewood Launches New LS 500

ENGLEWOOD, N.J., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest Lexus LS was unveiled at Lexus of Englewood Thursday, April 19 in a spectacular Launch Event attended by hundreds of the dealership’s customers and employees. Carmine DeMaio, Dealer Principal, said that designing a brand-new automobile demands a new way of thinking.

The Patch Boys and Better Way Franchise Group are bringing the home services franchise to six Utah locations

OGDEN, Utah, April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Patch Boys(R) are excited to announce the expansion of their brand into the state of Utah, partnering with Better Way Franchise Group of Ogden, Utah. The New York based company has entered into an exclusive agreement for Better Way Franchise Group to sale franchise licenses in six Utah locations. This expansion would bring the exciting brand of The Patch Boys even further west and build upon their existing franchise network of 52 franchises across the country.

Organic Aromas to be Featured on the Emmy-award Winning Talk Show THE TALK on CBS

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Organic Aromas, a leading maker of premium and specialty Nebulizing Diffusers(R) for aromatherapy, announced today that the Company’s products are to be showcased today for the first time on national network television. Organic Aromas will participate in part of a special segment called “Winter Relaxation Essentials” on CBS’ award-winning talk show “THE TALK.” The show will be airing Feb 22, 2018 broadcast at 2-3 p.m., ET.

Whiteflash adds bridal designer A.JAFFE

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., international retailer of ideal diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced today that they have been chosen to become authorized resellers for A.Jaffe, the iconic American bridal designer with a 125 year heritage.

MAG Instrument and Maschmedt and Associates collaborate on marketing of MAGLITE products in Western US

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Instrument Inc. has inked a manufacturer’s representative agreement with Maschmedt Group, a full service sales and marketing firm, to greatly increase its reach in the critical retail sectors of sporting goods and hardware. The deal is expected to boost sales of MAGLITE(R) products in these sectors especially in the Western United States where Maschmedt & Associates concentrates its efforts.

Deacon Jones Chrysler operations resume after driver crashes into building

SMITHFIELD, N.C., Dec. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Police in Smithfield are still working with the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office to determine what led a man to drive his truck through the side of the building at Deacon Jones Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram on Tuesday, December 26. The incident occurred at 1109 N Brightleaf Blvd. in Smithfield.

Conducting Business at a Pub, the Sean Ryan Pub Business Speaker Series presents a night with a Business Branding Strategist

VERO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Conducting Business at a Pub, the Sean Ryan Pub Business Speaker Series presents: “Vetting the marketing fools and advertising scams for your business” talk with Business Branding Strategist Loren Weisman on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Sean Ryan Pub in Vero Beach, Florida.

Altitude Trampoline Park Licensee Rescinds Agreement and Converts to Urban Air Adventure Park

GLEN CARBON, Ill., July 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park is pleased to announce its newest location in Glen Carbon, Ill. As of July 6, 2017 the former Altitude Trampoline Park, located at 91 Fountain Dr., Glen Carbon, IL 62034, accepted J&C IP Inc’s offer to rescind their license agreement and has chosen to become an Urban Air Franchisee.

As eCommerce Soars, New eLink Solution Leverages iPhone and Android One-Tap Ordering for Immediate Sales Uplift

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and ZURICH, Switzerland, June 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, announced today the release of their eLink(TM) solution for mobile eCommerce. eLink is the first to combine smartphone-based one-tap ordering, product authentication and customer engagement functions with enterprise-level track and trace visibility into a single solution.

Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey Now On Sale at Binny’s, Mariano’s and Treasure Island

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first-ever whiskey based on Mike Mignola’s legendary “Hellboy” comic book character was recently announced by Dark Horse Comics, XXX Distillery LLC and Prestige Imports LLC. Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey is a craft distilled, small batch, naturally flavored cinnamon whiskey.

Whiteflash Named 2017 BBB Winner of Distinction

HOUSTON, Texas, May 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, has once again been honored by the Better Business Bureau for excellence in quality control, customer satisfaction, and community service with the 2017 Winner of Distinction Award. The winners were chosen from among all the retail jewelers in the greater Houston area, the fourth largest market in America. Whiteflash has now been awarded honors from the BBB for thirteen consecutive years and maintains an A+ rating.

The Two Lindas Bring CBD to Gainesville Florida

GAINVESVILLE, Fla., May 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dementia caused two women to open a new shop at 1801 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville FL, named Blue Crystal Cornucopia, Inc. The shop carries plenty of locally designed jewelry made from gemstones, Sacred Threads clothes, and CBD oil products.

1,190 Independent Restaurant Owners Share Their Thoughts on Over 100 POS System Brands

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com released the 2017 POS Survey Report today. The report summarizes input gathered from 1,190 independent restaurant owners from around the world regarding over 100 different brands of POS systems, focusing on several critical aspects including cost, installation and support experience, and features. The results of this survey provide unique insight into the POS system market and emerging trends, all of which are valuable to independent restaurant owners.

MostFit Partners with Power Systems in an Exclusive Product Distribution Arrangement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit has joined forces with leading fitness product provider, Power Systems, in an exclusive distribution arrangement. Starting December 1, 2016 sales of all MostFit products will run through Power Systems.

Adorn Beauty Enhancements Celebrates 3-Year Anniversary by Raising Funds for NAAF During Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September marks two special occasions for beauty consultant and hair specialist, Archia Hall-Owens, better known as ChiChi Owens, the owner of Adorn Beauty Enhancements. Hall is not only celebrating her three-year anniversary in business, but she is also bringing heightened appreciation to Alopecia Areata Awareness Month.

Dermatology Laser Center and Spa Certified as Tatt2Away Clinic Center

SAN MARCOS, Texas, Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Ana Rodriguez, at Dermatology Laser Center & Spa, has developed a distinctive philosophy for offering exceptional dermatological care, fusing aesthetics and medicine. That’s exactly why Tatt2Away, from Rejuvatek Medical, was the perfect choice for offering effective, natural tattoo removal.

Lead Sled Devil Tattoo of Oklahoma City, OK is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc., officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Oklahoma City area with Lead Sled Devil Tattoo’s Jimmy Vegas. The Oklahoma City location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state.

Aspired Vision Studio of El Paso, Texas is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

EL PASO, Texas, July 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater El Paso area with Aspired Vision Studio’s Mike Alqasimmi. The El Paso location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as a Tatt2Away Studio Center in the state. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all-natural system.

Hotrod Tattoo of Chandler, Arizona is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

CHANDLER, Ariz., May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Phoenix area with Hotrod Tattoo’s Matt Mooneyham. The Chandler location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state; bringing into their high quality of service and products the all-natural system.

Native Rituals Tattoo of Oak Forest, IL is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

OAK FOREST, Ill., May 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc., officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Chicago area with Native Rituals Tattoo’s Jimmy V Regalado and Randy Willard. Their Oak Forest location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state.

Red Ocean Tattoo of Savannah, GA is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Savannah, Georgia area with Red Ocean Tattoo’s founder Ben Kelly. The downtown location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all natural system.

New Bedford Tattoo of New Bedford, MA is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater New Bedford area with New Bedford Tattoo’s co-founders Val Garnett and Venessa Kollars.

Los Angeles Residents Alan and Judie Sherin Open Dream Vacations Franchise

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alan and Judie Sherin recently completed an intensive training program to become certified vacation specialists and owners of a Dream Vacations travel franchise in Los Angeles. As a result of being part of the nation’s leading home-based travel agent franchise network, their travel agency TourTakers Dream Vacations, has access to the best cruise and land vacation deals and exclusive, elite product and service offerings.

Doc Holliday Tattoo of Salt Lake City, Utah is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc., officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non laser tattoo removal system is now in the greater Salt Lake City area with Doc Holliday Tattoo’s owner Allen Record. Their Salt Lake City location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the city. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all natural system.