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MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® OPENS IN BANGLADESH

September 25, 2017
Global Franchise Group® (GFG), LLC, the franchisor of Marble Slab Creamery®, is proud to announce the opening of a new Marble Slab Creamery in Bangladesh. Through a Master Franchise agreement with Shanta Holdings, Marble Slab's fresh homemade ice cream with customizable mix-ins and ice cream cakes are now available in the capital city of Dhaka... > Learn more
 

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP® ACQUIRES ROUND TABLE PIZZA®

September 15, 2017
Global Franchise Group® (GFG), the strategic brand management company and franchisor of Great American Cookies®, Hot Dog on a Stick®, Pretzelmaker®, and Marble Slab Creamery®/MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery® announced today that it has acquired the Round Table Pizza® brand and all of its affiliated concepts (Round Table Pizza, Round Table Clubhouse and Round Table Pizza Wings Brew)... > Learn more
 

FANS ARE "FALLING" OVER GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES®' NEW PUMPKIN BROWNIE AND POPULAR PUMPKIN SPICE COOKIES

August 28, 2017
It's not even September, but people are already "falling" in love with Great American Cookies®' new Pumpkin Brownie. The sweet treat features a Snickerdoodle crust, spicy pumpkin filling with white chocolate chips and is topped with cream cheese icing and cinnamon sugar... > Learn more
 

CELEBRATE NATIONAL LEMONADE DAY (AUGUST 20) WITH FREE LEMONADE AT HOT DOG ON A STICK

August 11, 2017
You're going to want to drink up this deal! Hot Dog on a Stick is squeezing out some fresh deals in celebration of National Lemonade Day on August 20. The All-American, beach-born brand is giving away FREE souvenir cups filled with its fresh, hand-stomped lemonade to the first 50 customers at each participating store... > Learn more
 

IT'S A WHOLE NEW SWIRL WITH MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® AND MAGGIEMOO'S® NEW HAND-SCOOPED SHAKES - $1 OFF DURING SLAB HAPPY HOUR

May 18, 2017
Marble Slab Creamery® and MaggieMoo's® Ice Cream and Treatery are shaking up their menu offerings. The super-premium homemade ice cream shops have launched a new line of hand-scooped swirled shakes and are offering the treats for $1 off during "Slab Happy Hour" from 12 to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK® TO STOMP AWAY TAX DAY STRESS WITH ONE FREE ORIGINAL TURKEY DOG ON APRIL 18

April 10, 2017
Taxes might go hand and hand with being an American, but so do hot dogs! On Tax Day, Tuesday, April 18, Hot Dog on a Stick is giving all customers one free* Original Turkey Dog to help America stomp away stress and "Stick a Smile" on its face... > Learn more
 

26 PRETZELS TO CELEBRATE PRETZELMAKER'S® 26TH BIRTHDAY ON NATIONAL PRETZEL DAY - APRIL 26

March 29, 2017
It's going to be the hottest pretzel party of the year, no doubt about it! In honor of Pretzelmaker's 26th birthday, the handmade pretzel shop is offering 26 soft pretzels (original salted or unsalted) to customers on Wednesday April 26 (National Pretzel Day) when they... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® FILES AWAY TAX DAY STRESS WITH ONE FREE COOKIE FOR ALL CUSTOMERS

March 20, 2017
Thanks to Great American Cookies®, one thing you won't be exempt from this Tax Day is a free serving of sweetness. The national gourmet cookie shop will continue its annual Tax Day tradition by offering a free Birthday Cake Cookie to customers who stop by... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES OPENS IN MIAMI WITH GIVEAWAY OF 100 COOKIE CAKES

March 14, 2017
One day. 100 celebrations. 100 free Cookie Cakes! Great American Cookies® is the place where the party starts and on Saturday, March 25, the new location at Dolphin Mall in Miami will be baking up a BIG grand opening party featuring the giveaway of 100... > Learn more
 

SHINE ALL DAY WITH HOT DOG ON A STICK'S NEW BREAKFAST OFFERINGS - SAUSAGE ON A STICK WITH MAPLE SYRUP AND TATER TOTS

March 13, 2017
Good morning, or good afternoon, sunshine! Starting tomorrow, March 14, Hot Dog on a Stick will offer new all day breakfast items - Sausage on a Stick with Maple Syrup and Tater Tots. Paired with a fresh hand-stomped lemonade... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® GEARS UP FOR A "DOOZIE" OF A 40TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION WITH GREAT DEALS THIS SPRING

March 1, 2017
Great American Cookies® may be turning the big four-0 in June, but they are offering deals that are anything but over the hill in March, April and May... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK® AT SUNRISE MALL TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING WITH A FREE ORIGINAL HOT DOG ON A STICK AND LEMONADE FOR ALL ON THURSDAY, FEB. 16

February 13, 2017
Hot Dog! On Thursday, February 16, Hot Dog on a Stick the beloved all-American brand, will celebrate the grand opening of its new Sacramento area location with a free cooked-to-order Original Hot Dog on a Stick and fresh hand-stomped lemonade samples for all customers... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK® AT TOWN SQUARE MALL TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING WITH A FREE ORIGINAL HOT DOG ON A STICK AND LEMONADE FOR ALL OF VEGAS ON FRIDAY, FEB. 3

February 1, 2017
Grand opening celebration of Hot Dog on a Stick® at Town Square Mall in Vegas to feature freebies of the iconic brands signature made-to-order Original Hot Dog on a Stick and samples of its famous hand-stomped lemonade on Friday, Feb.3 ... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK® TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF LAFAYETTE LOCATION WITH A FREE ORIGINAL HOT DOG ON A STICK AND LEMONADE FOR ALL ON THURSDAY, JAN. 19

January 13, 2017
Grand opening celebration of Hot Dog on a Stick® at Acadiana Mall to feature freebies of the iconic brand's signature made-to-order Original Hot Dog on a Stick and samples of its famous hand-stomped lemonade all day on Thursday, Jan. 19. The Lafayette location marks the first Hot Dog on a Stick in Louisiana... > Learn more
 

DITCH YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION AT GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® WITH ONE FREE COOKIE WITH PURCHASE ON JANUARY 17

January 9, 2017
Because even one day without a yummy cookie is far too long, Great American Cookies® is encouraging the nation to ditch their New Year's resolution on Tuesday, January 17 with one free regular cookie of the customer's choice with purchase at participating... > Learn more
 

ENJOY $1 PRETZELS EVERY TUESDAY IN JANUARY AS PART OF CUSTOMER APPRECIATION MONTH AT PRETZELMAKER®

January 3, 2017
Starting 2017 off on a thankful note, Pretzelmaker® has once again declared January as Customer Appreciation Month offering $1 pretzels* (Original Salted or Unsalted) every Tuesday in January during regular store hours. No limit! To add another great twist to the deal, customers who purchase the $1 pretzels, will also receive a coupon for free Pretzel Bites with purchase on their next visit... > Learn more
 

YOU STICK A SMILE ON OUR FACE! $1 HOT DOGS EVERY TUESDAY IN JANUARY AS PART OF CUSTOMER APPRECIATION MONTH AT HOT DOG ON A STICK

December 29, 2016
Frankly, our customers are awesome! To thank our fans, Hot Dog on a Stick is offering $1 Hot Dogs on a Stick (turkey or veggie), every Tuesday in January - no limit!* As part of the You Stick a Smile on OUR Face Customer Appreciation Month celebration, Hot Dog on a Stick is encouraging fans to submit pictures... > Learn more
 

GO NUTS THIS SEASON WITH PRETZELMAKER®'S ALMOND CRUNCH PRETZEL

November 2, 2016
Pretzelmaker® is inviting customers to "Go Nuts" this season with its Almond Crunch Pretzel. The Almond Crunch Pretzel is made with a sweet toasted almond crunch topping that pairs well with caramel sauce. Its flavor profile fits nicely for the fall and winter and it's expected to be a holiday hit with busy shoppers... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK® ASKS AMERICA: "WHAT TURKEY ARE YOU VOTING FOR?"

November 1, 2016
In an online poll not intended to ruffle any feathers, Hot Dog on a Stick is asking America, "What Turkey Are You Voting For?" Hot Dog on a Stick's Talking Turkey Presidential Poll gives respondents a coupon for one free Original Turkey Dog with purchase* while having a little fun this election season... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® TO OFFER ONE FREE COOKIE TO VOTERS ON ELECTION DAY (NOV. 8)

October 31, 2016
You chose your candidates, now Great American Cookies® invites you to choose one free regular cookie* at participating stores this Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 8). The national gourmet cookie shop, is offering one free cookie to people who show their "I Voted" sticker... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK® TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF THE FIRST HOUSTON AREA LOCATION WITH A FREE ORIGINAL HOT DOG ON A STICK FOR ALL

October 17, 2016
Katy, you are one lucky dog! On Thursday, October 20, Hot Dog on a Stick®, the beloved all-American brand, will celebrate the grand opening of its first Houston area location with a free cooked-to-order Original Hot Dog on a Stick and fresh hand-stomped lemonade samples for all customers... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® CELEBRATES WORLD TEACHER DAY (OCT. 5) AND NATIONAL "IT'S YOUR PARTY DAY" (OCT. 11) WITH FREEBIES AND DISCOUNTS

September 28, 2016
Great American Cookies®, the national bake shop, is offering some pretty sweet deals this October. On World Teacher Day (Wednesday, October 5), teachers will be treated to one free regular cookie with a valid school identification... > Learn more
 

SPOOKY STICKS & PARTY PACK TRICKS ARE BRINGING EVEN MORE FUN TO HOT DOG ON A STICK® THIS FALL

September 20, 2016
Spooky Sticks and Party Pack tricks are bringing even more fun to Hot Dog on a Stick® this Fall. With a new online ordering platform, Fall Party Packs, and a special $1 "Spooky Stick" item offer on Halloween*, Hot Dog on a Stick has everything you need to make the most of the season... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® AND MAGGIEMOO'S® TO HOST NATIONAL SCOOP NIGHT BENEFITING THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY ON OCTOBER 4

September 19, 2016
Marble Slab Creamery® and MaggieMoo's® Ice Cream and Treatery is fighting blood cancer - one scoop at a time. On Tuesday, October 4 from 5 to 8 p.m., participating Marble Slab Creamery and MaggieMoo's locations will host "National Scoop Night" benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) with 15% of all sales being donated to the cause... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® INTRODUCES NEW SWEET CANDY CRUSH™ INSPIRED TREATS

August 15, 2016
Explore the Candy Kingdom with Marble Slab Creamery! The super-premium frozen slab ice cream brand has partnered with King, a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, to introduce a new line of craveable Candy Crush™ inspired ice cream and candy combinations... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® CELEBRATES NATIONAL LEMONADE DAY WITH A FREE ALL-NATURAL LEMONADE FOR CUSTOMERS

August 3, 2016
Pucker up for a sweet deal from Pretzelmaker®! On National Lemonade Day (Saturday, August 20), the national gourmet pretzel shop is treating customers to its all-natural lemonade. Customers who visit participating Pretzelmaker® locations and show the coupon in the rewards app will receive a free small... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® FRANCHISING HEATS UP THIS SUMMER WITH COST SAVING INCENTIVES FOR FRANCHISEES SIGNING AN AREA DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT

July 25, 2016
Pretzelmaker®, known for its fresh baked, hand-rolled and innovative pretzel products is offering a HOT summer deal for qualified franchisees. Global Franchise Group (GFG), the strategic brand management company and franchisor of Pretzelmaker®, Great American Cookies®, Marble Slab Creamery® and Hot Dog on a Stick®, has announced a new incentive to expand the Pretzelmaker footprint across the country... > Learn more
 

HOT DIGGITY! HOT DOG ON A STICK® FREEBIES FOR NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY (JULY 14) AND NATIONAL DRIVE THRU DAY (JULY 24)

July 5, 2016
Here are two doggone good deals! In celebration of National Hot Dog Day, Hot Dog on a Stick is giving away one free* original Hot Dog on a Stick to customers on Thursday, July 14. Customers will also be treated to one free* stick item of their choice at drive thru locations on Sunday, July 24 for National Drive Thru Day... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK® FRANCHISING STOMPS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WITH NEW LOCATIONS AND AN AREA DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT

June 1, 2016
Global Franchise Group (GFG), the strategic brand management company and franchisor of Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery® and Hot Dog on a Stick®, is bringing Hot Dog on a Stick's West Coast vibe, famous hand-stomped lemonade and made-to-order stick items nationwide... > Learn more
 

MARIO LOPEZ HELPS HOT DOG ON A STICK® RAISE FUNDS FOR THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY AT LEMONADE STOMP-A-THON

May 2, 2016
Hot Dog on a Stick is 70 years old and to celebrate its platinum anniversary, is aiming to "Stomp Out Cancer" by raising $70,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The iconic pop culture brand recently kicked-off its fundraising efforts with a celebrity lemonade Stomp-A-Thon featuring Mario Lopez of Extra and Saved by the Bell fame... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® TREATS TEACHERS DURING NATIONAL TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

May 2, 2016
Its National Teacher Appreciation Week and move over apples, it's time to treat teachers to a delicious ice cream creation! Marble Slab Creamery® locations are offering a $1 off entire purchase coupon available via the brands social media channels, email club and Slab Happy Rewards app. The deal will run Monday, May 2 to Friday, May 7. Teachers must present a valid teacher ID card... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO GIVEAWAY ONE FREE ORIGINAL TURKEY DOG ON TAX DAY

April 6, 2016
Doggone taxes! Tax Day can be a bit of a bummer, but not at Hot Dog on a Stick. On Tax Day, Monday April 18, the iconic all-American brand known for its hand-stomped lemonade and made-to-order stick items is offering customers one free Original Turkey Dog on a Stick*... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO HOST CELEBRITY LEMONADE STOMP-A-THON FOR THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

April 4, 2016
Hot Dog on a Stick is turning the big 7-0, and to celebrate its platinum anniversary, the beloved brand is on a mission to help "Stomp Out Cancer" by raising $70,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). On Thursday, April 21, Hot Dog on a Stick will host a Celebrity Stomp-A-Thon from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its original Muscle Beach location in Santa Monica... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® INVITES CUSTOMERS TO SHARE A MESSAGE OF KINDNESS FOR A FREE PRETZEL ON NATIONAL PRETZEL DAY

March 30, 2016
Stuff your wallet with compliments, and dough knot hold back! In celebration of National Pretzel Day, Pretzelmaker® is offering customers a warm treat in return for sharing a warm thought on Tuesday, April 26. Customers who share messages of kindness on social media using the hashtag #warmthoughts and show it in-store at participating Pretzelmaker locations... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® MAKES TAX DAY SWEET WITH ONE FREE COOKIE FOR ALL

March 28, 2016
Did someone say free dough? Great American Cookies® would like to put a little extra "dough" in Americans' lives this Tax Day, but the kind with chips! The national gourmet cookie shop is continuing its annual Tax Day freebie tradition by offering a free original chocolate chip cookie to customers who stop by participating stores on Monday, April 18.* No purchase or proof of completed taxes is necessary... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO "STICK A SMILE ON YOUR FACE" THIS NATIONAL SOMETHING ON A STICK DAY WITH $.70 ORIGINAL TURKEY DOGS

March 22, 2016
For 70 years, Hot Dog on a Stick has been celebrating Something on a Stick Day pretty much every day. But, on the nationally designated day (Monday, March 28), the iconic restaurant will offer a $.70 Original Hot Dog on a Stick to customers... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO OFFER A $.70 ORIGINAL HOT DOG ON A STICK EVERY TUESDAY IN MARCH

February 25, 2016
Ah, remember the good old days when life was simpler and a great snack could be enjoyed for less than a dollar? Well, so does Hot Dog on a Stick™! In a nod to nostalgia and the iconic brand's 70th anniversary, Hot Dog on a Stick is offering a $.70 Original Turkey Hot Dog on a Stick to all customers every... > Learn more
 

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP™ ANNOUNCES GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® AND MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® CO-BRAND INCENTIVE

February 23, 2016
Talk about a sweet deal! Global Franchise Group (GFG), the strategic brand management company and franchisor of Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery® and Hot Dog on a Stick™, is offering a unique Great American Cookies/ Marble Slab Creamery Co-Brand Incentive... > Learn more
 

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP™ OFFERS FRANCHISEES CONSULTING FROM NATIONAL REAL ESTATE, LEASE AND RENEWALS EXPERT

February 16, 2016
Finding and negotiating the ideal location for your franchise can be intimidating, but Global Franchise Group™ (GFG), the strategic brand management company and franchisor of Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery® and Hot Dog on a Stick™, is helping franchisees by offering consulting from Andrew Margolick, a leading expert in... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® OPENS IN MEXICO CITY

January 27, 2016
Global Franchise Group (GFG), LLC, the franchisor of Marble Slab Creamery®, is proud to announce the opening of a new Marble Slab Creamery in Mexico City. Through an agreement with JCM Group, led by Manuel Saidi and Julian Ramon Brito Cuevas, Marble Slab Creamery is now open in Gran Sur Mall, one of the most popular entertainment destinations in Mexico City... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® BEGINS NEW ERA OF FOOTBALL PARTY FOOD WITH "FLING THE WING, BRING THE BITE" PROMOTION

January 15, 2016
Chicken wings have been a centerpiece of playoff game parties for the past 49 years, but this year, Pretzelmaker is urging football fans to "Fling the Wing, and Bring the Bite" by benching the messy old snack in favor of a new star player... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO BRING THE HEAT WITH NEW MOZZARELLA CHEESE ON A STICK WITH SPICY SRIRACHA KETCHUP

January 5, 2016
Move over pop stars, Hot Dog on a Stick™ has an even hotter new release - Mozzarella Cheese on a Stick with Spicy Sriracha Ketchup! To celebrate the launch of its hot new addition, Hot Dog on a Stick will roll out the red carpet and give away... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® DECLARES JANUARY CUSTOMER APPRECIATION MONTH - $1 PRETZELS EVERY TUESDAY IN JANUARY

January 5, 2016
Pretzelmaker® is ringing in the New Year by declaring January Customer Appreciation Month. To thank customers, the national pretzel bakery is offering $1 pretzels® (Original Salted or Unsalted) every Tuesday in January during regular store hours... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF FIRST AUSTIN LOCATION WITH A FREE ORIGINAL HOT DOG ON A STICK AND LEMONADE FOR ALL

January 4, 2016
Austin, you are one lucky dog! On Thursday, January 14, Hot Dog on a Stick™, the beloved all-American brand, will celebrate the grand opening of its first Austin location with a free cooked-to-order Original Hot Dog on a Stick and fresh hand-stomped lemonade samples for all customers... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® TO SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER BY OFFERING THE CHANCE TO WIN $1,000 IN PRIZES

December 15, 2015
'Twas the holiday season, when all across the U.S., parents and children alike were busy getting in good deeds - within reason - in time to make Santa's "nice" list. And to give folks a chance to win a treat for their good behavior and a break from holiday season stress... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® TO KICK OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH FREE COOKIES FOR CUSTOMERS ON NATIONAL COOKIE DAY

November 30, 2015
'Twas the holiday season, when all across the U.S., parents and children alike were busy getting in good deeds - within reason - in time to make Santa's "nice" list. And to give folks a treat for their good behavior, Santa has teamed up with Great American Cookies® - his favorite brand of cookies - to give away a free original chocolate chip cookie to customers... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ AT WESTFIELD NORTH COUNTY MALL TO CELEBRATE GRAND REOPENING WITH ONE FREE HOT DOG ON A STICK FOR ALL

November 12, 2015
The new and improved Hot Dog on a Stick™ at Westfield North County Mall will offer one free Hot Dog on a Stick to customers on Thursday, November 12... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO OFFER A SPINE-CHILLING PROMOTION THIS HALLOWEEN

October 19, 2015
Ghosts and goblins are howling at Hot Dog on a Stick's scary good deal! Customers who visit any participating Hot Dog on a Stick location from Oct. 25 through Halloween and say the phrase, "Stick-or-Treat," will receive one stick item for $1... > Learn more
 

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP™ ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $75,000 IN FRANCHISE SALES DEVELOPMENT AND CONVERSION INCENTIVES

August 11, 2015
Global Franchise Group (GFG), the strategic brand management company and franchisor of Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery® and Hot Dog on a Stick™, is looking to expand its footprint and enter new markets. For a limited time only, GFG is offering Development and Conversion Incentives valuing more than $75,000 per area development agreement... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO GIVE AWAY FREE LEMONADE ON NATIONAL LEMONADE DAY IN HONOR OF THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

August 10, 2015
Hot Dog on a Stick is pouring sunshine and hope on National Lemonade Day! On Thursday, August 20th, to celebrate the holiday, Hot Dog on a Stick is giving away its famous hand-stomped lemonade for free to raise awareness and funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)... > Learn more
 

SURVEY CONDUCTED BY GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® REVEALS 94 PERCENT OF AMERICAN PARENTS ADMIT TO BRIBING THEIR CHILDREN FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR

July 27, 2015
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... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL DRIVE THRU DAY, JULY 24, WITH A FREE STICK ITEM FOR CUSTOMERS VISITING HOT DOG ON A STICK DRIVE THRU LOCATIONS IN WEST JORDAN AND WEST VALLEY CITY

July 16, 2015
Hit the breaks for Hot Dog on a Stick drive thru locations in West Jordan and West Valley City on Friday, July 24 and celebrate National Drive Thru Day by enjoying one free stick item of your choice. Participating Hot Dog on a Stick drive thru locations will offer one free stick item to drivers and passengers who say... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL DRIVE THRU DAY, JULY 24, WITH A FREE STICK ITEM FOR CUSTOMERS VISITING HOT DOG ON A STICK DRIVE THRU LOCATIONS IN LAS VEGAS AND HENDERSON

July 16, 2015
Hit the breaks for Hot Dog on a Stick drive thru locations in Las Vegas and Henderson on Friday, July 24 and celebrate National Drive Thru Day by enjoying one free stick item of your choice. Participating Hot Dog on a Stick drive thru locations will offer one free stick item to drivers and passengers who say... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ INTRODUCES NEW PARTY PACKS AND ONLINE ORDERING TO KICK-OFF "RED, WHITE & BLUE WITH A SPLASH OF LEMONADE" SUMMER PROMOTION

June 22, 2015
Giving the "Dog Days of Summer" a whole new meaning, Hot Dog on a Stick™ is celebrating the All-American summer with its "Red, White & Blue With a Splash of Lemonade" promotion. Because summer is full of parties, group events and family get-togethers, Hot Dog on a Stick has introduced new one or three to-go gallon options of its famous... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® EXPERIENCES MAJOR TURNAROUND IN SAME STORE SALES, TRANSACTIONS AND AVERAGE UNIT VOLUMES

June 15, 2015
Marble Slab Creamery® is in a sweet sales spot. After restructuring pricing and improving the customer experience over the course of two years, the brand is experiencing a major turnaround in positive sales boasting a 5.8 percent increase in same store sales, a four percent increase in transactions and a 9.8 percent increase in Average Unit Volumes (AUVs) year to date... > Learn more
 

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP™ RAISES MORE THAN $1 MILLION FOR THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY THROUGH 'A BITE FOR THE FIGHT' CAMPAIGN

May 26, 2015
Global Franchise Group (GFG), LLC, the strategic brand management company and franchisor behind Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery®, MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery®, and Hot Dog on a Stick™ has raised more than $1 million for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) through its "A Bite for the Fight" campaign... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® AND MAGGIEMOO'S ICE CREAM & TREATERY® INTRODUCE NEW ICE CREAM CAKES WITH A HIGH "WOW" FACTOR

May 4, 2015
Let them eat ice cream cake! But not just any ice cream cake! Somewhere along the way, the ice cream cake, the beloved all-American treat appropriate for all celebrations, lost its way. But, Marble Slab Creamery® and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery® are redefining ice cream cakes as we know them with the introduction of unique, inventive and fun flavors and varieties... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® SWEETENS TAX DAY 2015 WITH ONE FREE SUGAR COOKIE FOR CUSTOMERS!

March 24, 2015
Sugar! Sugar! Great American Cookies®, the national gourmet cookie shop, is continuing its annual Tax Day freebie tradition by offering a free regular sugar cookie to customers who stop by participating stores on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.* No purchase or proof of completed taxes is necessary... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® LAUNCHES NEW MOZZARELLA STUFFED BITES

March 23, 2015
Move over mozzarella sticks! Pretzelmaker® has taken its best-selling Pretzel Bites and stuffed them with mozzarella cheese. The national pretzel bakery, known for being a leader in product innovation, created Mozzarella Stuffed Bites in response to customer feedback and flavor favorites... > Learn more
 

HOT DOG ON A STICK™ TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL SOMETHING ON A STICK DAY (MARCH 28) BY TREATING CUSTOMERS TO ONE FREE HOT DOG ON A STICK

March 18, 2015
It's here, it's here! Hot Dog on a Stick's favorite day of the year! On National Something on a Stick Day (Saturday, March 28), customers visiting participating Hot Dog on a Stick™ locations wearing a printable version of the iconic Hot Dog on a Stick hat, will receive a free Hot Dog on a Stick... > Learn more
 

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP ANNOUNCES AGREEMENTS FOR TWO NEW HOT DOG ON A STICK™ LOCATIONS IN TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO

March 10, 2015
Global Franchise Group (GFG), LLC, the strategic brand management company and franchisor of Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery®, MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery®, and Hot Dog on Stick™, announced today the signing of two franchise agreements for new Hot Dog on a Stick locations in Austin, TX, and Las Cruses, N.M... > Learn more
 

COOKIE CAKES STEAL HEARTS NATIONWIDE THIS FEBRUARY! GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® ANNOUNCES VALENTINE'S FOR LIFE SWEEPSTAKES

February 2, 2015
Cookie lovers are swooning over Valentine's for Life, the latest sweepstakes launched by Great American Cookies®. On February 14, Cupid's arrow will strike one lucky winner awarding him or her with one free Valentine's Day Cookie Cake per year, for the next 30 years, from the gourmet cookie brand... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® AND MAGGIEMOO'S ICE CREAM & TREATERY® GIVE YOU THE OK TO DITCH YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION

January 7, 2015
It may only be a few days into 2015, but January 17 is the most common date to give up on your New Year's resolution. Thousands of people are already fantasizing about giving up their resolve, and Marble Slab Creamery® and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery® are here to help... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® SET TO OPEN IN PAKISTAN

December 30, 2014
Global Franchise Group (GFG), LLC, the franchisor of Marble Slab Creamery®, is proud to announce the opening of the first Marble Slab Creamery in Pakistan. Through an agreement with Western Brands PVT Ltd., Marble Slab Creamery is open in the town of Lahore, known for its cafes, restaurants and entertainment offerings... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® RANKS NUMBER ONE IN ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE'S ANNUAL FRANCHISE 500 ISSUE

December 18, 2014
Great American Cookies® is proud to announce that it has ranked number one in Entrepreneur Magazine's Annual Franchise 500 issue for the fifth consecutive year. In the January 2015 issue, Great American Cookies tops the magazine's "Baked Goods - Cookies" category... > Learn more
 

CELEBRATE NATIONAL COOKIE DAY WITH A FREE COOKIE FROM GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES®

November 18, 2014
Ho Ho Happy National Cookie Day! On Thursday, December 4th, Great American Cookies®, the only brand endorsed by Santa Claus, will provide a free original chocolate chip cookie to customers who stop by participating stores wearing Santa hats... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® OPENS TWO STORES IN RUSSIA

October 14, 2014
Global Franchise Group (GFG), LLC, the franchisor of Pretzelmaker®, announced today that the first two Pretzelmaker® stores have opened in Perm and Kirov, Russia. The openings of the stores signify GFG's continued international expansion of the Pretzelmaker brand in new markets... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® LAUNCHES "FRIGHT FOR A BITE" CAMPAIGN AND FIRST-EVER SNAPCHAT PROMOTION

October 6, 2014
This Halloween, Pretzelmaker® is encouraging its customers to get creative and "spook" its staff in order to receive a discount on its seasonal Fright Bites combo. Additionally, the company is extending the campaign to Snapchat, where customers can "Snap" a scare to the brand in order to secure their discount, which will be snapped back for redemption in stores... > Learn more
 

SANTA CLAUS ENDORSES GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® AS HIS FAVORITE COOKIES OF ALL TIME

October 1, 2014
The stockings aren't yet hung by the chimney with care, but Santa Claus made an early one-day only appearance to make a special public announcement in celebration of National Cookie Month (October). At a press conference held at a Great American Cookies® location, Claus declared the brand his favorite cookies of all time... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® AND MAGGIEMOO'S ICE CREAM & TREATERY® OFFERS SWEET END TO SUMMER WITH LAUNCH OF CUSTOMER REWARDS APP

September 3, 2014
Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesnt mean it's the end of ice cream season. Marble Slab Creamery® and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery® announced today the launch of its new app, Slab Happy... > Learn more
 

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP ACQUIRES HOT DOG ON A STICK™

August 25, 2014
Global Franchise Group (GFG), LLC, the strategic brand management company and franchisor of Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery®, and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery®, announced today that it has acquired the Hot Dog on a Stick™ (HDOS) brand... > Learn more
 

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® APPLAUDS NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (NCAA®) RULING IN FAVOR OF ICING ON COOKIE CAKES

August 5, 2014
Sweet, sweet news! The NCAA® has ruled in favor of icing on Cookie Cakes. Recently, news broke that the University of South Carolina self reported an infraction involving "impermissible icing" on Cookie Cakes given to football recruits at the school... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® AND MAGGIEMOO'S ICE CREAM & TREATERY® TO "MIX-UP" THE SEASONS ON THE FIRST DAY OF SUMMER (JUNE 21)

June 3, 2014
The first day of summer is Saturday, June 21 but Marble Slab Creamery® and MaggieMoos Ice Cream & Treatery® appear to have the seasons "Mixed-Up." To introduce the new "Unlimited Mix-Ins" pricing structure, customers wearing winter clothes and gear (hats, gloves, sweaters, puffy jackets, ski goggles, etc.) will receive a buy-one-get-one offer... > Learn more
 

MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® AND MAGGIEMOO'S ICE CREAM & TREATERY® INTRODUCE NEW "UNLIMITED MIX-INS" PRICING STRUCTURE

April 29, 2014
No more surprises at the register! Marble Slab Creamery® and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery® are inviting customers to "Direct Their Delicious™" with their new "Unlimited Mix-Ins" pricing structure. Customers select the size of their homemade ice cream treat and add as many mix-ins that will fit into the ordered cup or cone size for a set price... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® SET TO GIVE AWAY 65,000 FREE PRETZELS ON NATIONAL PRETZEL DAY IN HONOR OF THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

April 1, 2014
No twists here! Pretzelmaker® is on a mission to give away 65,000 free pretzels on National Pretzel Day, while raising funds and awareness for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Customers are invited to visit their local Pretzelmaker to receive a FREE soft pretzel (standard salted or unsalted) on Saturday, April 26. Last year, the shop gave away 40,000 free pretzels... > Learn more
 

FREE COOKIES FOR THE PEOPLE ON TAX DAY! GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® ANNOUNCES "INCOMES THE SWEETNESS" PROMOTION

March 25, 2014
Hear ye, Hear ye! Great American Cookies® declares cookies for all on Tax Day, April 15, 2014! Through the "Incomes the Sweetness" promotion, the national gourmet cookie shop will mark the culmination of tax season by providing a free Original Chocolate Chip Cookie to customers who stop by participating stores.* No purchase or proof of completed taxes is necessary... > Learn more
 

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP ESTABLISHES 'A BITE FOR THE FIGHT' CAMPAIGN IN SUPPORT OF THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

March 24, 2014
Global Franchise Group (GFG), LLC, the strategic brand management company and franchisor behind Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery®, and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery®, believes a tasty treat can make a difference and do a lot of good... > Learn more
 

PRETZELMAKER® LAUNCHES NEW BOWL OF BITES™

February 4, 2014
Pretzelmaker® introduces a new craveable product to their pretzel product line up, Bowl of Bites™ available with two flavors, Chili & Cheese and Strawberries & Cream. The new Bowl of Bites™ combines Pretzelmaker's innovative Pretzel Bites with the customer's choice of a savory or sweet topping for a delicious lunch or a sweet snack... > Learn more