LOS ANGELES – Nov. 27, 2019 – Good vibes and sunshine are guaranteed with Hot Dog on a Stick’s new line of California inspired lifestyle apparel and merchandise. The Santa Monica born brand’s vintage flair and famous stripes shine in a wide variety of offerings such as T-shirts, sweatshirts, leggings, shoes, water bottles, cell phone cases, pillows, and even skateboards – how much more Cali inspired can it get? All items are available on Hot Dog on a Stick and make unique gifts.
To celebrate the launch, Hot Dog on a Stick is offering free shipping on all orders over $45 through December 15, 2019. Hot Dog on a Stick’s cult following and place in pop culture was the inspiration for the line as the brand’s iconic striped uniforms are frequently featured in movies and television. The brand also has many celebrity fans and is popular on social media. Merchandise is currently for sale online only, not in stores.
“With our nostalgic history and passionate fans, Hot Dog on a Stick has evolved to be become more than just a brand, its really a lifestyle,” said Lisa Cheatham, Vice President of Growth Marketing for Global Franchise Group, the parent company of Hot Dog on Stick. “Hot Dog on a Stick stands for good times and a sunny laidback state of mind. Our new line of merchandise elicits those feelings. They instantly bring you to a happy place and add sunshine to your day.”
An American Icon since 1946, Hot Dog on a Stick began as a small beachfront store in Santa Monica and now has locations across the U.S. and internationally in Korea and China. Hot Dog on a Stick is operated by Global Franchise Group, LLC. To find a Hot Dog on a Stick near you, visit Hot Dog on a Stick, or engage with Hot Dog on a Stick on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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Members of the media are encouraged to help spread the word about Hot Dog on a Stick’s new apparel and merchandise. Media drops featuring T-shirts, stickers and other items are available. To arrange a shipment, please contact Kathleen Shaffer at 470-388-6170 or [email protected].
About Hot Dog on a Stick™ – Visit Hot Dog On a Stick
Established in 1946 in Southern California, Hot Dog on a Stick is known for its fresh, made-to-order hot dog on a stick and cheese on a stick products, hand-stomped natural lemonade, smiling customer service and its iconic bright striped uniforms. Hot Dog on a Stick provides customers with a fun all-American quick service restaurant experience, catering services for events, party packs, and fundraisers. Hot Dog on a Stick has close to 70 locations in the U.S. and internationally including Korea and China. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For franchising opportunities, visit .
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.