Great American Cookies

Meet Doc Cohen, the First Franchisee in IFA’s Hall of Fame

Lawrence “Doc” Cohen, a veteran of the franchise industry who first franchised Great American Cookies 32 years ago, became the first-ever franchisee inducted into the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Hall of Fame.

The award, which was presented to Cohen at the IFA’s annual convention last week in Las Vegas, recognizes individuals who have contributed to the advancement of the IFA and the franchising community. The Hall of Fame includes quick-serve greats such as Dave Thomas, Ray Kroc, Fred DeLuca, and Col. Harland Sanders.

What's More Romantic Than Heart-Shaped Cookie Cakes?

Great American Cookies announced the addition of several new romantic heart-shaped Cookie Cake designs to their extensive Cookie Cake catalog just in time for Valentine's Day.  

The company is also introducing a new line of windowed gift boxes, available for a limited time, which allow customers to view their Cookie Cake before they open the box.

Quick-Serve U.

There’s a Wingstop in Dallas where the counters aren’t so neat and the owner drips batter onto the floor, and when tongs fall into the deep fryer, managers stare inside thinking of ways to get them out.

Welcome to Wingstop U. Not a real store, but a mock-up Wingstop that’s part of the company’s headquarters, where training of new franchisees takes place. 

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