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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

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

ATLANTA - December 11, 2012 - Great American Cookies is pleased to announce the launch of its new Great American Cookies® break & bake cookie product available for sale in select Walmart stores just in time for the holidays. Known for serving up sweet treats made from the freshest ingredients in over 300 franchised locations across the country, Great American Cookies is bringing the break & bake product to market as another way for cookie... > Learn more

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® HONORS VETERANS WITH FREE COOKIE GIVEAWAY

ATLANTA - November 8, 2012 - Great American Cookies® is honoring the brave men and women serving our country this year with a free cookie giveaway. On Sunday, November 11, patrons, either in uniform, carrying their military ID or proof of service, who stop by a Great American Cookies location will receive a free regular cookie of their choice. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group... > Learn more

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® CELEBRATES NATIONAL COOKIE MONTH TODAY - MONDAY, OCTOBER 1ST WITH FREE COOKIES ALL DAY LONG

ATLANTA - October 1, 2012 - Great American Cookies® announced today that it will be celebrating the kickoff of National Cookie Month today by once again giving FREE chocolate chip cookies to customers all day long*. The cookie giveaway will help to kick off the company's month long literacy campaign; Reading is SWEET™, taking place at Great American Cookies locations nationwide... > Learn more

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES PARENT HELPS FIGHT CANCER

August 2, 2012 - Global Franchise Group, the strategic brand management company, is pleased to announce its partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) for fundraising efforts beginning on August 1-September 30. The company has set a goal of raising $200,000 during its partnership period... > Learn more

GLOBAL FRANCHISE GROUP ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

August 1, 2012 - Global Franchise Group, the strategic brand management company, is pleased to announce their partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) for fundraising efforts beginning on August 1st through September 30th. The company has set a goal of raising $200,000 during their partnership period. The Global Franchise Group family of brands includes Great American Cookies®... > Learn more

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® CELEBRATES 35TH ANNIVERSARY

July 25, 2012 - Great American Cookies® www.GreatAmericanCookies.com, home of the gourmet Cookie Cake, will celebrate the brand's 35th Anniversary by hosting a variety of events at Great American Cookies locations nationwide. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group... > Learn more

GO MOBILE WITH GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® NEW FOOD TRUCK

May 21, 2012 - Great American Cookies®, the national cookie bakery, is pleased to introduce the brand's first cookie truck, making its way through the city of Houston, Texas. Capitalizing on the Food Truck Trend, which takes fresh baked products to our customers, Great American Cookies® looks forward... > Learn more

CELEBRATE FATHER'S DAY WITH GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® 'GREAT AMERICAN DAD' CONTEST AND WIN A TRIP TO THE NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME

May 15, 2012 - To celebrate Father's Day, Great American Cookies® www.GreatAmericanCookies.com will be hosting a national contest celebrating the 'Great American Dad.' Beginning on May 14 through May 28, Great American Cookies® fans will have the opportunity to submit a story... > Learn more

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® DOMINO COOKIE IS BACK!

April 9, 2012 - Cookie lovers can now celebrate, beginning April 9th, the Domino Cookie returns to Great American Cookies® stores nationwide. To commemorate the return of this customer favorite Great American Cookies will be giving away a coupon for a free Domino Cookie to 100 lucky Facebook fans... > Learn more

GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES® CELEBRATES 2012'S SWEETEST HOLIDAY WITH NEW ROMANTIC COOKIE CAKE DESIGNS

January 11, 2012 - Great American Cookies announced today that it is introducing four new romantic Cookie Cake designs this Valentine's Day, including its first pan-sized Valentine's Day Cookie Cake. Cookie Cakes can be ordered in a variety of shapes and sizes, including the heart-shaped Cookie Cake which is presented in a windowed gift box... > Learn more