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CHēBA Hut, the fast casual “toasted” sandwich chain, launched a new mobile and online ordering experience for customers with leading digital ordering platform, Olo. Now available via web and mobile app at Apple’s App Store and Google Play, the new ordering program allows customers to Skip the Line at pickup or receive sandwiches delivered to their door in just a few simple steps.Chains: Cheba Hut
The Judges for the 2015 Small Business Influencer Awards have spoken, and the Top 100 Champions have been selected! The list, as always, is a fabulous mix of up-and-comers and well-known small business enthusiasts, as well as companies and members of the media.
The Champions were selected by a highly-esteemed panel of Judges based on their involvement and influence in the small business community.
The Awards, now in their fifth year and produced by Small Business Trends and Small Biz Technology, honor the companies, organizations, vendors, apps and people who have made a significant impact on the North American small business market.
The first two phases of the Awards involved the small business community nominating those who influenced them, and then picking their choices for Community Choice Honorees. The Judges’ role is the final phase.
Here are this year’s Top 100 Champions as well as the Champions under the two special categories of Best Growth Story and Best Marketing Campaign:Growth Story Champion
Be sure to view the 2015 Community Choice Winners, too.
This article, "Announcing The Small Business Influencer Awards Champions for 2015" was first published on Small Business Trends
A state appeals court on Monday upheld the firing of an Irvington police officer caught sleeping on the job in 2012. IRVINGTON - The state has upheld the 2012 firing of a township police officer who was caught sleeping on the job at a local fast food restaurant.
CREAM, a San Francisco-based dessert franchise that specializes in high-quality ice cream sandwiches and other confections, will ring in the holiday season with the release of its Eggnog ice cream and peppermint sprinkles topping on November 24.
Joining the previous releases of Pumpkin and Rum Raisin ice cream flavors, CREAM customers can mix and choose items for their seasonal flavor cravings using ice cream sandwiches, CREAM tacos, or just the ice cream itself. Also, to further help customers during the colder months, CREAM recently introduced its new line of coffee drinks.Chains: CREAM
Wahlburgers, the better-burger restaurant founded by Executive Chef Paul Wahlberg and brothers Mark and Donnie, is celebrating all things merry and bright with the holiday-inspired, ’Tis the Season Burger, Eggnog Adult Frappe, and the Hot Mocha Madness cocktail. These specials are available at Wahlburgers in Boston, Hingham, and Lynnfield, Massachusetts, and Coney Island, New York, for a limited time only.Chains: Wahlburgers
PizzaRev is hosting its biggest system-wide deal of the year this Black Friday. The fast-casual pizza concept backed by Buffalo Wild Wings is serving $5 pizzas at its 28 locations across California, Colorado, Texas, Utah, South Dakota, and Minnesota. Guests who visit a local PizzaRev will also receive a $20 bonus card (redeemable through December 31) for each $50 gift card purchase. Both offers are valid all day on Friday, November 27.Chains: PizzaRev
Two is better than one. At least that is the thinking behind a new franchise partnership. Red Mango and Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip have teamed up to incentivize new and existing franchisees to operate cobranded stores.
Ziad Dalal, cofounder of Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip and CEO of Crest Foods, which is the master franchise of Nestlé, says he has known the Red Mango team for some time and found the two cultures to be similar from the operator standpoint.Chains: Red MangoNestle Toll House Cafe
The Food Standards Agency analysed outlets of the 20 biggest high street food chains, giving each a rating on a scale of 0 to five, with five being the best. Wetherspoon and Pret both received a rating of five at 93.1% of their stores, well above the overall average of 83.7%.