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A new partnership between the NFL and IFA shows pro football players exactly what it takes to score in the franchising industry.

The IFA and NFL are partnering to teach players franchise business fundamentals.
IFA president Steve Caldeira, left, and the NFL's vice president of player engagement Troy Vincent cement the organizations' partnership.

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The National Football League (NFL) season may be winding down—or just heating up for playoff-bound teams—but the NFL and the International Franchise Association (IFA) are gearing up for a whole new venture.

The duo is hosting an NFL Franchising Boot Camp April 26–29 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, giving 20 current and former NFL players a chance to dive headfirst into the world of franchising.

Jersey Mike's Breaks Ground in Nebraska

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh-sliced, fresh-grilled East Coast–style subs, opened its first restaurant in the state of Nebraska—its 32nd market—in Lincoln. 

Franchise owners Jeffrey Marcotte, Ross Olsbo, and Daniel Markel are holding a grand opening and fundraiser from Wednesday, December 12 to Sunday, December 16 to support the Food Bank of Lincoln. 

This is the first of 13 Jersey Mike’s locations the team will open in the next five years in the state.

Jersey Mike's Enters the Station in Philly

In time for the year’s busiest travel season, Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh-sliced, fresh-grilled East Coast–style subs, has opened in downtown Philadelphia in historic Amtrak’s 30th Street Station.

Officially opened on Tuesday, November 19, the new fast-casual sub shop is operated by The Grove Inc. and located in the Main Hall. In the next several months, The Grove plans to open two other Jersey Mike’s locations at Newark International Airport (Terminal A) and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas (Concourse C).

Brands Get Back on Their Feet Post-Sandy

After Hurricane Sandy ripped through New York, New Jersey, and other East Coast cities along the way, many quick serves in the path of the storm were left reeling.

Hundreds of stores and businesses—and hundreds of thousands more living in the area—remain without power and are still struggling to get back on their feet days after Sandy swept through. Some experts predict the storm could cost up to $20 billion in damage, property losses, and lost revenue.

Jersey Mike's Raises $218,000 for Wreaths Across America

Jersey Mike’s founder & CEO Peter Cancro and Retired Air Force Master Sergeant and North Carolina franchise owner Joseph Minyon prepared to place wreaths on the Tomb of the Unknowns as part of the ceremony.

Wreaths Across America (WAA), a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, announced that Jersey Mike’s has donated $218,282 to support its mission to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and their families, and teach our children the value of freedom. 

From June 30–July 29, Jersey Mike’s celebrated its third annual “Christmas in July” with a nationwide fundraising and awareness campaign to benefit WAA.

New Jersey Mike's in Michigan, Arizona Opening Next Week

Jersey Mike’s Subs is preparing to open two news stores on September 5.

One of the two stores will be the chain’s 16th Phoenix-area restaurant. Father and son franchise owners Bill and Sean Mapes will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from September 5 to September 9 to support the 100 Club of Arizona (Firefighter and Police Support Club).

Jersey Mike’s Celebrates Non-Profits with Inspirational Cups

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its commitment to making a difference in the communities it serves, will educate and inspire tens of thousands of customers nationwide while boosting the visibility of deserving non-profit organizations with 22-ounce special messages on millions of its beverage cups.

Jersey Mike's Holds "Christmas in July" for Good Cause

For the third year in a row, Jersey Mike’s Subs will celebrate “Christmas in July,” holding a nationwide fundraising and awareness building campaign for Wreaths Across America (WAA).  

From Saturday, June 30, through Sunday, July 15, Jersey Mike’s restaurants throughout the nation will collect donations and match them for this non-profit organization, which lays thousands of wreaths at the graves of the nation’s veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day each December.  

Jersey Mike’s Sub Club Gains 200K Members in First Month

Jersey Mike’s Subs introduces a fresh approach to loyalty programs with its new Sub Club Rewards Program. Since the company launched the program in April, more than 200,000 members nationwide have signed on, providing Jersey Mike’s passionate fans with a “sub”erior experience that allows them to easily earn free subs and receive special offers.

It is the first loyalty membership program to incorporate a cardless alternative to membership identification and accumulation of points and rewards. 

Jersey Mike’s Celebrates First Store in Michigan

Jersey Mike’s Subs will officially open its first store in the state of Michigan–its 31st market– in Ann Arbor. Jersey Mike’s owner, Peter Shipman, and his operating partner Mike Wagner, know the importance of community relations and will celebrate their new ties with the area during their grand opening beginning Wednesday, May 16.

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