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CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Consumer goods and services sector briefing with recent announcements and achievements: GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC: GRLT), Sysco's (NYSE: SYY), Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD).

GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC Pink: GRLT) today announced that it has completed an agreement effective as of April 1, 2014 for the sale of GRILLiT master franchise rights in the State of Nevada.  The rights were obtained for a total cash consideration of $75,000, which the Company will book to its revenue in the second quarter of this year, plus an ongoing 4% royalty commitment on all gross revenues, and a $12,500 up front fee for each franchised location established in these territories.

To read the full GRLT press release, please click here: http://www.fnmprofiles.com/profiles-grlt.html

As with the States of Texas and Arizona announced on March 31, the master franchisee is operated by Texas Expansion Wing Group, LLC, an experienced restaurant area developer and franchise sales organization.  The principals of Texas Expansion Wing Group have over 26 years experience in the retail and food industry, both as operators and owners.  Their experience ranges from the sale of over 100 franchises for QSR, the opening of over 90 restaurants in Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Laredo, Brownsville, Harlingen, and McAllen, Texas, and owning and operating YUM brands in Mexico.  Their most recent projects include acting as area developers for Hurricane Grill and Wings, one of the fastest growing casual dining concepts in the country, and Dazbog Coffee, which franchises the operation of specialty coffee stores.  

Sysco's (NYSE: SYY) Foodservice Alabama unit won a five-month prime vendor bridge contract worth up to $12.5 million to provide "food and beverage support" to U.S. Army and Air Force bases in Alabama and Florida through Aug. 30, 2014.  SYY's Eastern Maryland division won a separate prime vendor bridge contract, also five months in duration, but worth up to $21.4 million in value, to provide "food and beverage support" to U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps locations in Maryland through Aug. 30, 2014.  And finally, Sysco's soon-to-be subsidiary US Foods won its own five-month prime vendor bridge contract (worth $27.4 million) to provide food and beverage support to U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies in Georgia through Aug. 30, 2014.

Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 2 through June 6 at San Francisco's Moscone West. At this year's five-day conference, developers from around the world will learn about the future of iOS and OS X®, giving them the latest tools and technologies to continue creating the most innovative apps for the millions of iOS and Mac® customers worldwide. WWDC will feature more than 100 technical sessions, over 1,000 Apple engineers, hands-on labs to help developers integrate new technologies and fine tune their apps, as well as the Apple Design Awards which showcase the best apps from the past year.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) News: The largest marketing program in the history of The Coca-Cola Company invites the world to celebrate football as a force for social good. Through "The World's Cup" campaign, Coca-Cola will create unrivalled access, participation, empowerment and conversation with the goal of delivering the most accessible and inclusive FIFA World Cup™ ever. "The World's Cup" will be brought to life through a number of key elements:

  • "One World, One Game" television and digital film
  • "Where Will Happiness Strike Next" documentary-style short films
  • The official music anthem for the Coca-Cola 2014 FIFA World Cup™ campaign
  • The Happiness Flag - the largest photomosaic ever created featuring fan faces and messages
  • FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) News:  As part of the Buffalo Wild Wings Team Up for Kids™ initiative, nearly 600 Buffalo Wild Wings® restaurants across the United States are inviting local Guests to join them for a Community Day Tomorrow on April 9. The restaurants will donate 10 percent of total sales that day to a local Boys & Girls Club in their community. Guests can support their local area Boys & Girls Club by dining at a participating Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, and may add a personal donation to their guest check if desired. Participating restaurants may also host a variety of fun Guest activities to promote Community Day in the restaurant.

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