REAL ESTATE

Great American Cookies to expand in Puerto Rico

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Atlanta — Global Franchise Group said Wednesday it is expanding its Puerto Rican presence via a multi-unit operator.

A.M.A. Pretzels International opened two Great American Cookies stores in Puerto Rico — in Plaza Carolina in Carolina, and Plaza Rio Hondo in Bayamon.

"Global Franchise Group is thrilled to have such outstanding multi-unit franchisees expand the Great American Cookies brand in Puerto Rico," said Global Franchise Group chief development officer John Barber.

keyboard_arrow_downCOMMENTS

Leave a Reply

S.Gacho says:
Mar-28-2013 01:50 am

When you are planning for an
When you are planning for an expansion, it really takes a lot of preparation for it to be successful. You really needs a lot of manpower. - Steven Wyer

S.Gacho says:
Mar-28-2013 01:50 am

When you are planning for an expansion, it really takes a lot of preparation for it to be successful. You really needs a lot of manpower. - Steven Wyer

Polls

Consumer confidence is high. Is that reflected in your stores’ revenues?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
News

Cache.com engages SLI Systems to implement site search

BY Katherine Boccaccio

San Jose, Calif. — SLI Systems said Wednesday that Cache has implemented its full-service Learning Search solution for Cache.com, resulting in an 88% increase in the conversion rate among site search users.

The company, said SLI, has also seen a 42% increase in site search usage by its online visitors, driving more sales and revenues.

Cache.com is also using SLI’s Rich Auto Complete tool, which automatically shows images of products and search term suggestions once visitors begin typing in keywords; and refinements that allow visitors to search by material, fit, occasion, and specific collections. Cache.com replaced its previous Google-based site search.

"We’re constantly competing with department stores and other online apparel retailers for the attention of fashion-conscious shoppers," said Kevin Metz , VP e-commerce, Cache. "By improving the customer experience with SLI’s site search and all of its added features like Rich Auto Complete, our site is a bigger draw for apparel shoppers and helps us foster more customer loyalty, while also improving conversions."

keyboard_arrow_downCOMMENTS

Leave a Reply

S.Gacho says:
Mar-28-2013 01:51 am

When you want a business in
When you want a business in the internet world. There are a lot of ways in order to make it better it just need close monitoring. - Steven Wyer

S.Gacho says:
Mar-28-2013 01:51 am

When you want a business in the internet world. There are a lot of ways in order to make it better it just need close monitoring. - Steven Wyer

Polls

Consumer confidence is high. Is that reflected in your stores’ revenues?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
FINANCE

Academy Service Group sells Academy Fire Protection

BY Staff Writer

Hackensack, N.J. — Academy Service Group, nationwide provider of facility maintenance services, announced Wednesday that it has sold Academy Fire Protection to a California-based private equity firm.

Academy Service Group said it will continue to provide pest control, cleaning, janitorial, plumbing, handyman and general maintenance services to its portfolio of multi-site facilities and chain store clients. Michael Rose, CEO of Academy Service Group, and John Della Marco, president, will continue to grow the facilities maintenance companies they control: Veterans Worldwide Maintenance, Amazing! Pest Control, Nationwide Cleaners and The Paint Folks.

keyboard_arrow_downCOMMENTS

Leave a Reply

S.Gacho says:
Mar-28-2013 01:53 am

This kind of business is
This kind of business is really practical, well because of its practicality a lot of consumers would really bite it. Those business people wants to have this. - Steven Wyer

S.Gacho says:
Mar-28-2013 01:53 am

This kind of business is really practical, well because of its practicality a lot of consumers would really bite it. Those business people wants to have this. - Steven Wyer

Polls

Consumer confidence is high. Is that reflected in your stores’ revenues?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...