Which Wich Superior Sandwiches is launching its annual Flag Your Bag promotion. To celebrate Independence Day and to thank our troops, Which Wich invites guests to get creative with red and blue Sharpies and Which Wich bags, now through July 4.
To an outsider, rewarding employees for a job well done seems to be simple. You could give them a cash bonus, buy them a gift card, or, if they’ve done really well, send them on a much-deserved vacation.
But operators are finding that these incentives aren’t so easy to leverage for the benefit of their brands. Instead, many are turning to branded debit cards as a way of saying “thanks” to their best employees.
Which Wich brought a little Thanksgiving joy to children this week.
Children's Medical Center of Dallas received boxed lunch turkey wiches on Monday, Nov. 21, in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday. As we embark on this holiday season, Which Wich wants to take the time to remember what the vibe is all about.
While many enjoy the blessings of food, friends, and family, Which Wich knows the vibe is dimmed for many of its littlest fans. Which Wich hopes the turkey wiches bring a little bit of home to Children’s Medical Center.
Online-video sites like YouTube and Vimeo have been incredibly popular with the public for the last five years, but quick serves are trying to grasp online video’s potential as a marketing vehicle.
Still, a number of operations have found success in creating brief videos that engage and entertain their Web-savvy customers.
For some, it’s an average sales-to-investment ratio nearing 2:1, dedicated corporate support that helps franchisees succeed, or a distinctive niche that carries marketplace allures.
For others, a good franchise deal boasts recent growth despite the nation’s economic woes, stable leadership that ensures consistent strategy, or consumer satisfaction ratings highlighting consumer interest.
Since mid-December, seven major snow storms have hit states all over the U.S., from the Northeast to the West Coast and everywhere in between.
This bleak weather “has literally dimmed the bulb on the restaurant business pretty much across the board,” says David Crane, CEO of BlueSky Local, a slow sales response solution for restaurants.
BlueSky’s research finds that almost 75 percent of surveyed restaurant owners report that changes in weather result in at least a 10 percent sales decrease.
MonkeyMedia Software, a provider of Web-based software, strategy, and education services for multiunit restaurant operators, announced that S.M.A.R.T. Restaurant Group will deploy MonkeyCatering to 11 franchised Which Wich units to enable increased operational control over the company’s catering business. The “2010 Which Wich Franchisee of the Year,” S.M.A.R.T. Restaurant Group delivers on Which Wich’s reputation as a highly interactive fast-casual restaurant serving a variety of over 50 ‘wiches’ and 60-plus toppings at more than 130 locations across the U.S.
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches recently unveiled two larger sandwich sizes—10.5 inches and a 14-inch Superwich—to complement its classic 7-inch sandwich. In addition, Which Wich added a 32-ounce plastic stadium cup to offer guests a larger beverage option.
For some brands, opening four stores in one week is no big deal. But for Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, a Dallas-based chain that was founded in 2003 and franchised in 2005, four stores in one week is a sign of its explosive growth.
The last of the four stores to open this week was the 121st for Which Wich, which plans to open another five units before the year is over. This week’s openings included new stores in Snellville, Georgia; Georgetown, Texas; Denver; and Houston.