DineEquity, Inc. Announces Departure of Jean M. Birch, President of IHOP




GLENDALE, CA–July 31, 2012 – DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP Restaurants, today announced that Jean M. Birch, President of IHOP, will leave the Company effective August 27, 2012. DineEquity has commenced a search for a new President of IHOP. Julia A. Stewart, DineEquity’s Chairman and […]

Livin’ La Vida Local: 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Expands Commercial Service




The world’s largest junk removal company moves to occupy all levels of the commercial junk removal space by adding a new focus on local commercial sales. Vancouver, Canada –July 31, 2012 – How can undisputed industry leaders maintain profitability and continue to grow a brand? For junk removal franchisor 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, the answer is to take its […]

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is Two Weeks Away from Opening its Newest Restaurant in Clearwater




The Gourmet Burger expert is bringing even more YUMMM® to Central Florida GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO– July 31, 2012 — Alert your taste buds! Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin) is two weeks away from bringing craveable gourmet burgers to Clearwater, Fla. Located in the Countryside Mall complex at US Highway 19 North and S.R. 580, the […]

Menchie’s Teams Up With MDA To Help Fight Muscular Dystrophy




Frozen Yogurt Stores Nationwide to Sell ‘Make a Muscle’ Mobiles Throughout August TUCSON, AZ– July 31, 2012 — The Muscular Dystrophy Association and Menchie’s Global Headquarters are teaming up throughout the entire month of August to help “spread smiles” for children and adults affected by neuromuscular disease. Beginning Aug. 1 through Sept. 3, Menchie’s guests […]

Papa John’s Announces Senior Management Promotions




Tony Thompson Promoted to Chief Operating Officer and President, PJ Food Service; Lance Tucker Named Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Treasurer; and Tim O’Hern Named Chief Development Officer LOUISVILLE, KY– July 31, 2012 – – Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to Chief Operating Officer and President, […]

Housing Recovery Brings Agents Back




RE/MAX Sees Strong Agent Growth in 2012 DENVER, CO–July 30, 2012  With an improving housing market, real estate agents are returning to the industry. But they’re being very selective about where they’ll have the best chance of success. While other national real estate franchises are still experiencing agent losses, RE/MAX has seen an increase of over 1,300 agents year […]

Dahn Yoga Health Includes the Healing Power of Food in this Month’s Korean Culture Segment




There are many ways to learn about Dahn Yoga practice and principles. Including, the Dahn Yoga monthly newsletter, Dahn Yoga Life, which features a section on Korean culture. This month’s issue explores the Korean tradition of treating food like medicine. Gilbert, AZ– July 31, 2012 – Dahn Yoga principles and practice are deeply rooted in Korean culture. So, Dahn […]

Charter Fitness Employee Saves Club Member from Cardiac Arrest




CHICAGO, IL– July 30, 2012 — Anna Henson, an employee of Charter Fitness of Bloomington, saved the life of a club member after he went into cardiac arrest on July 8, 2012. The club member had been sitting on a bench in the club when he passed out and fell to the floor. Henson took immediate […]

SorinRand LLP Welcomes New Partner




Thomas J. Kent Jr. Joins Firm as Chair of Franchising and Distribution Practice RADNOR, PA– July 30, 2012 — David J. Sorin, Esq., managing partner of SorinRand LLP, announced Thomas J. Kent Jr. will be joining the award-winning law firm as partner and chair of SorinRand’s newly established Franchising and Distribution practice as of today. […]

Starwood to Open First Full-Service Property in Southwest Florida with Debut of the Westin Resort at Tarpon Point Marina




The Westin Resort at Tarpon Point Marina will Inspire Well-Being in Exclusive, Waterfront Setting STAMFORD, CT–July 30, 2012– Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced plans to introduce its Westin brand to Southwest Florida in a prestigious waterfront community in Cape Coral. Starwood will manage The Westin Resort at Tarpon Point Marina, which […]