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

ATLANTA – 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

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

ATLANTA – 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... > Learn more

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

ATLANTA - January 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

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

ATLANTA - 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®

ATLANTA - 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

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

BALTIMORE - 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

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

ATLANTA - 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

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

ATLANTA - 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

ATLANTA - 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

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® CELEBRATES NATIONAL COOKIE MONTH ALL OCTOBER LONG WITH TWO LIMITED TIME OFFERINGS

ATLANTA - October, 2013 - Great American Cookies® is inviting customers this October to celebrate the company's favorite month  National Cookie Month, by surprising them with limited time offers and a brand new Cookie Cake concept. Great American Cookies is managed... > Learn more

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® WANTS EVERYONE TO MAKE THIS 4TH OF JULY A "DOOZIE" TO REMEMBER

ATLANTA - June 28, 2013 - Great American Cookies® is sweetening up this summer and inviting customers to make this 4th of July a "Doozie" to remember! Nothing says summer time like two delicious cookies encompassing sweet white or fudge icing in a variety of flavors. This summer Great American Cookies introduces two new flavors to the Double Doozie portfolio, the Red Velvet Brownie Double Doozie and the Fudge Brownie Double Doozie... > Learn more

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP OPENS CO-BRANDED GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® & MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY® STORE AT UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COLUMBIA, SC - May 14, 2013 - Global Franchise Group, LLC is pleased to announce its partnership with the University of South Carolina (USC) for a co-branded Great American Cookies® and Marble Slab Creamery® establishment in the Russell House University Union on USC's campus. This flagship co-branded store located in Russell House student union building offers treats to both students and faculty... > Learn more

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP PARTNERS WITH THE ATLANTA HAWKS AND PHILIPS ARENA

ATLANTA - April 30, 2013 - Global Franchise Group, the strategic brand management company, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. A co-branded store featuring Pretzelmaker® and Great American Cookies® will be open to guests during all ticketed events held at Philips Arena. In addition to the flagship store, one Pretzelmaker cart and two Great American Cookies carts will be positioned in different locations throughout... > Learn more

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® ISSUES "COOKIE CURRENCY" TO SWEETEN TAX DAY

ATLANTA - April 12, 2013 - Great American Cookies® seeks to sweeten up Tax Day this year by offering customers a FREE Birthday Cake Cookie on Monday, April 15, 2013 all day at participating U.S. locations nationwide.* The brand is unveiling the Birthday Cake Cookie this month, delightfully covered in an array of colorful sprinkles and tasting just like a Birthday Cake... > Learn more

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF STORES IN PUERTO RICO

ATLANTA - March 27, 2013 - Global Franchise Group, LLC announced today the expansion of Great American Cookies® in Puerto Rico with multi-unit operators Dan Margolis, Carol Margolis and Wilson Castillo of A.M.A. Pretzels International, LLP. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group. A.M.A. Pretzels International, LLP opened two Great American Cookies stores, along with four... > Learn more