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ATLANTA - May 24, 2011 -
Great American Cookies announced today that the company has launched the redesigned GreatAmericanCookies.com.
The new, highly interactive website is modeled after the Great American Cookies storefront, including the popular
product display case. Visitors to the website are able to browse through Great American Cookies' wide selection
of cookies, brownies and Cookie Cakes and enjoy easy online Cookie Cake ordering with pickup from a store in their
neighborhood. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.
The new GreatAmericanCookies.com offers:
- A full product menu and store locator;
- Enhanced online Cookie Cake ordering including:
- Cookie Cake design gallery which allows visitors to sort designs by gender, occasion or theme and share their favorite designs on Facebook®,
- Cookie Cake Close-Up, where visitors can upload, view, and comment on photos of personalized Cookie Cakes;
- The latest contests and promotions, such as the 2011 Great American Mom Contest;
- Feeds from the brand's Facebook® fan page www.facebook.com/greatamericancookies
and Twitter® www.twitter.com/Gr8AmCookies handle;
- Access to Great American Cookies e-mail fan club CookiE-mail for updates on new products and exclusive offers.
"Visiting a Great American Cookies store is a fun experience that we're excited to be able to reproduce on the new
GreatAmericanCookies.com," said Jenn Johnston, chief marketing & operations officer for GFG Management, LLC. "The
amount of visits to our website is constantly increasing and we feel the redesign and improvements, including the
online Cookie Cake ordering process, will make sharing the fun of cookies easy and enjoyable for all of our customers."
The new GreatAmericanCookies.com also contains up-to-date information direct from local Great American Cookies
store owners on local product pricing, store hours and special promotions.
About Great American Cookies www.greatamericancookies.com
Founded in 1977 on the strength of an old family chocolate chip cookie recipe, Great American Cookies has set the standard
for gourmet cookie sales in a fun, celebratory environment. For over 30 years, Great American Cookies has maintained the
heritage and integrity of its products by producing proprietary cookie dough exclusively from its plant in Atlanta. Great
American Cookies is known for its signature Cookie Cakes, trademark flavors and menu of delectable products baked fresh in
store. Great American Cookies currently operates in mall-based locations across the United States, as well as internationally
in Bahrain, Chile, Canada, Guam, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
About Global Franchise Group, LLC www.globalfranchise.com
Global Franchise Group, LLC is a strategic brand management company with a focus on franchising. The company owns
a portfolio of franchise brands that includes four quick service restaurant (QSR) franchise concepts: Great American
Cookies®, MaggieMoo's®, Marble Slab Creamery®, Pretzelmaker® as well as two retail franchise concepts: TAF® and Shoebox
New York®. The brands are managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group, LLC. Global Franchise
Group, LLC is an affiliate of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, an independent investment firm, with $5 billion of
capital under management and substantial franchise management experience.
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