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At Jersey Mike’s, “Giving…making a difference in someone’s life” has been a guiding principle since Peter Cancro founded the company almost 60 years ago in Point Pleasant, N.J. at the age of 17. From more established local business mentors, Peter learned the importance of supporting the community that supports you. Today, this kind of initiative is called “cause marketing,” but back then it was just considered the right thing to do.[…] Continue Reading »

Hoyt Jones is president of Jersey Mike’s Subs, which opened its first store in Point Pleasant, N.J., in 1956. Last year, the company saw record unit growth of 15% and planned to add 100 additional units. Jersey Mike’s currently has 750 locations open or in development in 30 states and the District of Columbia.

What was the greatest challenge for restaurants in 2012?[…] Continue Reading »