FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Great American Cookies® to Offer One FREE Original Chocolate Chip Cookie on National Cookie Day (Dec. 4)
End 2020 on a much-needed sweet note with a treat from
Great American Cookies®
ATLANTA, Nov. 24, 2020 – Great American Cookies is inviting customers to end 2020 on a much-needed sweet note with a FREE Original Chocolate Chip Cookie on National Cookie Day (Friday, Dec. 4, 2020) at participating locations. No purchase necessary. Limit one per customer. Must mention the offer to redeem. Great American Cookies is known for its premium fresh baked cookies and Cookie Cakes and has locations across the country.
“2020 has been a doozie of a year, or as we like to say at Great American Cookies, a Double Doozie® of a year,” said Annica Conrad, Chief Marketing Officer for Global Franchise Group, the parent company of Great American Cookies. “We are incredibly grateful to our customers for their loyalty and business throughout 2020 and would like to treat them to one of our famous Original Chocolate Chip Cookies. After everything we’ve been through, we all deserve a cookie.”
From holiday-themed Cookie Cakes to dozens of delicious cookies in a variety of flavors, it’s no wonder the holidays are one of the biggest times of the year for Great American Cookies. Cookie Cakes are available in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be personalized with an endless combination of designs, colors and unique messages. Customers may place their order online at www.greatamericancookies.com and pick it up at a nearby store location. Many stores also offer delivery. For ease of shopping, customers may also customize and select a Cookie Cake in the days leading up to holidays, or on the actual holiday. Great American Cookies always makes sure there are enough Cookie Cakes to go around and they can be ready in 15 minutes.
For more information about Great American Cookies and store locations, visit www.greatamericancookies.com, follow Great American Cookies’ national Twitter handle, @Gr8AmCookies, or become a fan of the brand on Facebook at www.facebook.com/greatamericancookies.
* Available on Dec. 4, 2020 only at participating Great American Cookies locations. Receive one free Original Chocolate Chip Cookie per person. No purchase necessary. Must mention the National Cookie Day offer to redeem.
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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 40 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 locations across the United States, as well as internationally in Bahrain, Guam, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
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Chief Marketing Officer
Annica has more than 20 years of award-winning marketing experience and has been with GFG for 3 years. She joined the company from Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers where she was Vice President, Brand Development. In this role, Annica was responsible for the rebirth and growth in popularity of the 42-year-old eclectic brand through smart menu design and development, implementation of the Mellow Mushroom loyalty app and creation and rollout of its first online ordering system. Before her time with Mellow Mushroom, Annica was Vice President of Marketing for Mcalister’s Corporation and she spent the early part of her career at a prominent advertising agency in Mobile Alabama. She is graduate of Samford University in Birmingham where she earned her Bachelors in Marketing and MBA in Economics.
Chief Financial Officer
Patterson came to Global Franchise Group in April 2020 from FOCUS Brands where he served as Senior Vice President of Accounting. For the last eleven years, he was responsible for leading financials for Cinnabon, Carvel, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Auntie Anne’s and Jamba Juice. He directed the organization through the transfer and integration of all accounting back-office functions for Auntie Anne’s from Pennsylvania, McAlister’s Deli from Mississippi, and Jamba Juice from Texas to Atlanta and converted a brand-centric accounting structure into a shared services organization. Before his time with FOCUS, he was Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller for Movie Gallery/Hollywood Video (NASDAQ: MOVI & MVGR), Vice President and Corporate Controller for Republic National Cabinet Corporation, and Corporate Controller for Wolverine Tube, Inc. (NYSE: WLV). He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant, holds a master’s in business administration from Auburn University, and is a graduate of the University of Texas, Tyler.