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Page 5 of Retail and Franchise News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Jimmy Jazz Opens New Store at Rockaway Townsquare in NJ

ROCKAWAY, N.J., May 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10 a.m. E.T., hip hop inspired apparel and shoe retailer, Jimmy Jazz, will have its Grand Opening at the Rockaway Townsquare store in New Jersey. The specialty retailer promises a unique and exciting opening for its newest store.

Whiteflash Named 2014 BBB Winner of Distinction

HOUSTON, Texas, May 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, was honored this week by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for excellence in quality control, customer service and customer satisfaction. Named a 2014 Winner of Distinction among all the retail jewelers in the greater Houston area, Whiteflash has now received high honors from the BBB for nine years in a row and maintains an A+ rating.

Whiteflash Becomes Simon G. Reseller

HOUSTON, Texas, April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that they have become an authorized reseller for top jewelry design company Simon G.

Home Alone? For Our Aging Population and Families – It’s No Laughing Matter

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beau Brothers, founder of Sitters Etc. knows firsthand that children of aging parents live with a certain dread. They often jump when their phone rings late at night, or when they recognize the phone number or area code as originating from where their elderly loved one lives.

Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt Arrives in the USA

PALISADES PARK, N.J., March 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chillbox Greek frozen yogurt chain of stores is expanding its presence outside Europe, with a strategic partnership with LYMEL HOLDINGS LLC that has acquired the exclusive master franchise for development across the USA. After a rapid expansion in the highly demanding European market, with recent store openings in Russia, Austria and Hungary, Chillbox is now present in over 73 locations in 11 countries. An additional 220 stores are committed to open in 2014-2015.

Alpha and Omega Gene Therapy Eye Cream’s Scientific Blend Removes Years of Damage

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — E’Shee Clinical Esthetic announced the launch of a new eye cream product that is designed to target wrinkles, sagging skin, dark circles and puffiness. But, unlike other eye creams, this Alpha and Omega gene therapy eye cream is a scientifically-advanced blend of innovative ingredients.

Whiteflash Store Approved for Membership in American Gem Society

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., a leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that their retail store has been granted membership in the prestigious American Gem Society. Recognized for the success of their first retail store, and for a continued reputation for excellence in the domestic and international jewelry market, Whiteflash joins an organization comprised of some of the finest jewelers in the world.

Whiteflash Becomes Tacori Platinum Partner

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash, internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that they have become Platinum level distributors for industry-leading jewelry designer Tacori.

Retail Expert Doug Fleener’s Tips for Being Nice to Retail Employees This Holiday Season

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although much of the focus around holiday shopping is on door busting deals and Black Friday madness, retail and customer experience expert Doug Fleener, president and managing partner of retail consultancy Dynamic Experiences Group LLC, says it’s important for shoppers to remember the retail employees who make it all happen.

Liquor Barn: Conserving Kentucky’s Hunting and Fishing Heritage

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Liquor Barn has joined forces with Rod and Rifle Bourbon and Wildlife Forever in the conservation of Kentucky’s hunting and fishing heritage. Liquor Barn is the leading chain store outlet for Rod and Rifle Bourbon and Rod and Rifle American Blended Whiskey in Kentucky. Liquor Barn’s participation allows Wildlife Forever to greatly increase the number of conservation projects for hunting and fishing enthusiasts in Kentucky.

Bubbles Baking Co. Issues an Allergen Alert for Undeclared Milk and Soy in First Street Label Blueberry Muffins

VAN NUYS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bubbles Baking Co. is voluntarily recalling 9,229 cases of Blueberry Muffin 14 oz. and Blueberry Loaf Cake 16 oz. due to undeclared milk and soy allergen. People who have allergies to milk and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume these products.

DeCio Pasta Poised for Explosive Growth

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DeCio Pasta, the leader in production of high quality handmade naturally flavored pasta, has launched an aggressive strategy to grow its brand on an international basis. DeCio has just completed expansion of its state of the art Tempe, Ariz. manufacturing facility increasing production capabilities over 300 percent to accommodate escalating demand for its innovative products.

Tireman Announces New Auto Center in Oregon Ohio to Open August 5 – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Be Held August 8 at 11 a.m.

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tireman Auto Service Centers, located in Ohio and Michigan, will open its newest auto center August 5. The new full-service auto center is located at 3608 Navarre Avenue in Oregon, Ohio, across from Walmart and Buffalo Wild Wings. The new location will be another ‘green’ auto center for Tireman.

Be a Tacori Girl! Follow, Repin, and WIN!

HOUSTON, Texas, June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced today a new promotion on the wildly popular social networking site Pinterest. In celebration of recently becoming an authorized retailer for top jewelry designer Tacori, Whiteflash will be giving away a fabulous Tacori fashion necklace to one lucky ‘pinner.’

Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson in Baldwin Park, California Announces Free Demo Test Rides

BALDWIN PARK, Calif., June 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laidlaw’s Harley Demos are a popular and exciting way for riders to experience first-hand, the power and performance of a Harley-Davidson(R) motorcycle. On June 14 and 15 2013 the Corporate Harley-Davidson factory demo truck rolls into town and sets up shop at Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson allowing riders to experience the exhilaration for themselves by twisting the throttle on one of the new 2013 models.

E’shee Clinical Esthetic Receives 2013 Best of Philadelphia Award

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second consecutive year, E’shee Clinical Esthetic has been selected for the 2013 ‘Best of Philadelphia Award’ in the Advanced Skin Care Products and Treatments category, by the Philadelphia Award Program.

DualCool Delvers Proven Results for Walmart and PG&E

VACAVILLE, Calif., May 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrated Comfort, Inc. (ICI) has completed DualCool installations on 12 more Walmart stores in Northern and Central California. DualCool is a retrofittable system that significantly improves the efficiency of rooftop cooling units (RTU’s) in dry climates. ICI’s patented DualCool technology uses a direct evaporative process to increase compressor efficiency, and an indirect process (no moisture added) to pre-cool ventilation air.

Style Tech, LLC to Become Exclusive Tat’z Nail’z Distributor in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Style Tech, a provider of nail art technology for nail and beauty salons in the United States, announced it has signed an exclusive distributorship with Fashion Tec USA, Inc., a U.S. technology firm. This agreement will enable Style Tech to make the Tat’z Nail’z imaging systems available to beauty and nail salons across Utah and to expand its national service presence.

The Traveling Vineyard Joins Forces with Award-Winning Food Bloggers

IPSWICH, Mass., Jan. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Traveling Vineyard has unveiled a new Food and Wine Pairings section of their website complete with detailed explanations for why certain dishes marry with particular Traveling Vineyard wines and links to cooking instructions. The new web content is the result of several unique relationships with award-winning food bloggers from across the U.S. as well as Indonesia and Italy.

Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop Quitting Business

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After over 15 years in business, Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop, Montgomery’s premier quilting supply and fabric store, is closing its doors forever. A huge ‘Quitting Business Sale’ will begin immediately to liquidate every single item of merchandise, fixture and equipment in the store; to include fabrics, sundries, notions, supplies, books, patterns and more.

Multi-Flow Industries Launches Re-Fuel Energy Drink Can

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a fountain-beverage manufacturer and distributor for over 75 years, recently introduced one of its best-selling brands – Re-Fuel(TM) – in a 16 ounce can. This product launch represents the premier introduction of a ready-to-drink beverage from the company that helped to revolutionize energy drinks available for nightclubs and bars in a bag-in-box package.

Nine Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $40 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers helped entrepreneurs buy and sell more than $40 million worth of small and medium businesses in 2012. ‘The Georgia market for buying and selling businesses remains strong with a large number of buyers with the financial ability to make significant purchases,’ said GABB’s 2013 President Matt Slappey.

VGS Simplicity Digital Menu Board System Rollout with D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches

CARLSTADT, N.J., Dec. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visual Graphic Systems Inc. (VGS) announces its Simplicity(TM) Digital Menu Board System rollout with D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches, a sandwich chain located in the upper Northeast (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island). Simplicity(TM) was installed and launched in 160 D’Angelo locations, from August 9 – November 27, in combination with static MagaLens(R) menu boards to create a hybrid menu system.

Dynamic Media Reports Targeted Music for Business Yields Better Sales

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The busiest buying season of the year is here and businesses are seeking ways to cash in. Dynamic Media can help. It offers targeted music for business, music on hold, restaurant music, office music and on-hold messaging.

NOVAD CEO Davon Kelly Continues Entrepreneurial Pursuits Opening Second My Barber’s Lounge Location in Forestville, Md.

LANDOVER, Md., Nov. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The popular, upscale barbershop chain, My Barber’s Lounge, has a new location in Forestville, Maryland. Located at 3436 Donnell Drive, the new shop offers services that include haircuts, fades, trims, shaves and hair braiding. The Greenbelt location (8831 Greenbelt Road) of My Barber’s Lounge has been described as the ‘nicest barbershop in Prince Georges County.’

Bonne Foi Beauty Products Participates in Surf City Nights in Downtown Huntington Beach

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bonne Foi Beauty Products, an anti-aging skin care line, is proud to host its first Autumn Open House event in downtown Huntington Beach on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

Victoria Texas Mom and Make-Up Artist Takes Success to Online Web Portal: Beauty and Fashion by Christina

VICTORIA, Texas, Nov. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Makeup Artist Christina Sanchez has been passionate about makeup and skin care for quite some time. She is a family woman and a mother, who is a professional makeup artist with a small retail store in Victoria. Christina has a customer oriented approach that has won her success in her terrestrial ventures. She has now taken that success to a new online store located at Christina-Fashion.com.

More Than 200 Gather at The Quail & Olive

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quail and Olive celebrated its grand opening with nearly 250 new friends last Saturday at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The olive oil fustis had to be refilled as customers walked out with California-grown varieties of extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegars, olives and other fine gourmet gifts.

The Quail & Olive Hosts Grand Opening – New olive oil tasting room in the Carmel Valley Village specializes in California products

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quail & Olive will host a grand opening event from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 13 at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The event will feature olive oil and balsamic vinegar tastings, skin health product demonstrations and local a capella act, The Valley Boys. Gourmet food catered by Paradise Catering and local wines as well as non-alcoholic beverages will be served. This is a no-cost celebration open to the community.

Ramada Plaza Riverside Hotel and Convention Center in Casper, WY to be Sold

CASPER, Wyo., Oct. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the Ramada Plaza Riverside Hotel and Convention Center in Casper, WY. The full-service, 200-room property is located in the heart of scenic Casper, Wyoming along the North Platte River, just off Interstate 25.

A&I Books Pre-Paid Cards Debut at B&H

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., July 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Books Pre-paid Cards, allowing purchasers to create photo books online at a discount with advance payment, are now for sale online at www.bhphotovideo.com or at the B&H Superstore in NYC.

Whiteflash Expanding with New Retail Showroom

HOUSTON, Texas, July 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and engagement rings based in Houston, Texas, announced today the opening of a new retail showroom in nearby Sugar Land, Texas. Scheduled to open in August 2012 the showroom located in Sugar Land Town Square will provide a more traditional retail experience to a rapidly growing number of local Whiteflash customers.

Ecologic Expands Latin America Leadership Team

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that Nella Schwarz has joined the Company as Director, Business Development, Vendor Programs, Latin America. Ecologic Leasing Services runs global leasing programs on an outsourced basis for manufacturers that sell into emerging and mature market.

Progressive Finance Unveils Online Customer Management System

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Progressive Finance, a merchandise lease to own financer, is announcing the launch of a new online customer account management system. ‘This has been something we know our customers have been looking forward to, and we’re extremely excited about everything this new system will be providing,’ said Progressive Vice President Nate Roe.

Hill PHOENIX Debuts Innovative, Flexible, Responsible Technologies at FMI2012 Convention

DALLAS, Texas, May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX will showcase several new products at the 2012 FMI show April 30-May 3 at the Dallas Convention Center. Bringing together more than 25,000 industry-shaping professionals from 90 countries, FMI is the food retail industry’s most-attended conference and exposition in North America. As one of 1,200+ exhibitors, Hill PHOENIX will feature several new and exciting innovations inside booth #4409.

Hill PHOENIX Showcases Merchandising Flexibility and Innovative Case Design at FMI2012 Convention

DALLAS, Texas, May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX will debut an exciting collection of new merchandising innovations at the 2012 FMI show April 30-May 3 at the Dallas Convention Center. Bringing together more than 25,000 industry-shaping professionals from 90 countries, FMI is the food retail industry’s most-attended conference and exposition in North America.

Progressive Finance Rolls Out Electronic Signature Service for Customers

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Progressive Finance, a merchandise lease to own financer, has recently integrated click-sign functionality with their online contracts. This new system will allow for stores to forgo the process of printing contracts for the customers to physically sign, and instead allow the customers to digitally sign their contracts from a computer, tablet, or smart phone.

Bouncy Fun Rentals: Fantastic Party Rentals in Seymour, Indiana

SEYMOUR, Ind., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bouncy Fun Rentals is Seymour, Indiana’s home of the $99 inflatable bounce house. These bounce houses are a must have for a child’s birthday party or public event where you want to be seen. Mark Bowling, the owner of Bouncy Fun Rentals, got the idea to start the company after an experience he had with renting a bounce house that almost turned into a nightmare.

Black and Gold Sweeps the Gulf Coast – Showing Support for the Saints and New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just when you thought the gulf coast was settling into the long path to recovery, another devastating blow was dealt to the city of New Orleans this week, says local clothing company NOLA Shirts. ‘The nation is still stunned from the early weeks news of the unprecedented suspension of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for the next season,’ says Gretchen Zito, of NOLA Shirts.

CityView Commercial Announces the Acquisition of Glynn Place Mall

BRUNSWICK, Ga., March 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York based CityView Commercial LLC, led by Jimmy Khezrie and Jack Friedler, has purchased Glynn Place Mall in Brunswick, Georgia. BlueGate Partners, LLC, in conjunction with White Oak Real Estate Advisors, LLC advised Douglas Wilson Companies in its capacity as Receiver in this transaction.