Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 08, 2014
Rewards Network, a dining program that provides consumers with rewards of choice every time they dine at a program restaurant, announced today that they have released a new report, Two Factors that Impact Return Visits to Your Restaurant Its not what you think.
The newly released report uncovers the fact that, despite what most restaurateurs think, food is not the number one driver for return visits. In depth analysis on ratings and rewards uncover the true motivations and actions that drive them.
With 90% of our surveyed restaurants saying they value repeat visits over new visits, its critical to understand what drives repeat business into a restaurant, explained Kara Walsh, Chief Marketing Officer Rewards Network.
The results of the report were compiled from researchers at Rewards Network who utilized data from 99,000 verified dinner surveys and actual dining transactions to analyze consumer behavior. With over 11,000 restaurant partners, who service over 13.5 million customer transactions annually, Rewards Network believes understanding consumer behavior is essential to a restaurants success.
We set out to challenge the way most restaurateurs think about return visits so that restaurants can start focusing on what actually drives the repeat visits and increased incremental spending, continued Walsh. Restaurateurs need to understand who their customers are, their purpose for dining at the restaurant, and how they can motivate a return visit.
According to the company, targeted incentives are proven to help influence a customers future dining activity based on the behavior taken. The report finds that restaurant owners should examine behavior of their customers and motivate their specific desired behavior accordingly. It is not one-size fits all with every customer.
In their research, Rewards Network saw a 14% increase in incremental spending by active diners who were offered a bonus to incentivize additional dining experiences. When targeting a group of diners who were not active prior to a bonus, the company saw a 17% increase in spending. They concluded that by using data to know your customers and motivate spending, you can optimize your incentives for the greatest return on your investment.
Interested restaurant owners and restaurateurs can download the entire free PDF of the report at http://www.rewardsnetwork.com/business-solutions/report-influences-return/. Copies will also be available at the 9th annual Fast Casual Executive Summit on Tuesday, October 14, during a panel discussion led by Walsh, titled Can You Really Influence a Customer? at 11:00 a.m. MDT.
For more information on the Summit in Denver, CO, visit: http://www.fastcasualsummit.com/.
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Oxford City Football Club, Inc. (OTCQB:OXFC) to Offer Texas Residents a Major Discount to Attend Tryouts in Beaumont, Texas in Their Search for Home Grown Talent
Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) September 05, 2014
Oxford City Football Club, Inc. (OTCQB:OXFC), parent company of Oxford City FC of Texas, is offering all Texas residents who think they have what it takes to be part of a 132-year professional soccer organization with Oxford City FC of Texas in Beaumont, Texas the opportunity to trial at a discount.
Texas residents will only pay $ 50 for trials as opposed to $ 150 for those out of state.
We believe that Texas has some of the best soccer talent in the United States and we are taking every step necessary to find home grown talent to come and be a part of history at Oxford City FC of Texas.
Trials will be held at Ford Arena in Beaumont, Texas on September 20th and 21st from 8am to 8pm.
For more information or to register visit oxfordcityfctexas.com
About Oxford City FC (OXFC)
Oxford City is a diversified holding company, which controls five portfolios.
The First Portfolio (OXFC Sports Portfolio)
The OXFC Sports Portfolio has a controlling interest is the largest publicly traded diversified portfolio of professional sports teams in the world. Oxford City's portfolio contains a 132-year-old professional football club Oxford City FC, which plays in the Conference North Division of the English Football Association. They also own Oxford City Nomads, which plays in the Hellenic League Premier Division of the English Football Association. Oxford City owns Oxford City Futsal, which plays at the highest level of Futsal in England and has one of the best teams in the UK. The company has also acquired Oxford City Basketball, which plays their games in the EBL, English Basketball League. Most recently, Oxford City acquired two professional indoor soccer teams within the U.S., expanding the company's reach to Sioux Falls, South Dakota and South Florida. Oxford City now owns the MASL team The Texas Strikers in Beaumont, Texas. Becoming part of the MASL will leverage the Oxford City sports portfolio to maximize its sponsorship and advertising opportunities to a global level. Oxford City now owns a total of 7 professional sports teams around the world.
The Second Portfolio (OXFC Academic Portfolio)
The OXFC Academic Portfolio owns a diversified portfolio of academic institutions. OXFC owns Oxford City Sports College in Oxford and CIT University in the United States, which expects to have its first brick and mortar campus in the United States in South Florida in the near future to strategically put the University in a tremendous position for the future. CIT University's curriculum is designed by Ivy League scholars and developers providing a state of the art educational platform and is unique to any ever seen.
The Third Portfolio (OXFC Media & Entertainment Portfolio)
The OXFC Media & Entertainment Portfolio owns a diversified portfolio of media & entertainment companies. OXFC owns Oxford City Broadcasting Network (http://www.oxfordcitybroadcasting.com), which is broadcasted on 740AM in Florida that reaches from Miami, Florida to Jupiter, Florida. OXFC has acquired 1882.tv, which will become the global television platform for the company and their interests. Oxford City's 24 hour television programming which will broadcasted around the world will feature the live radio show "The Oxford City Financial Report", cover all of Oxford City's professional sports teams, and provide continuous programming.
The Fourth Portfolio (OXFC Real Estate & Property Management Portfolio)
The OXFC Real Estate & Property Management Portfolio controls a diversified portfolio of real estate including Oxford City Stadium, Oxford City Indoor Arena, and the Oxford City 3G Training Facility. OXFC benefits from these facilities both in usage and in rental income.
The Fifth Portfolio (OXFC Mergers & Acquisitions Portfolio)
The Mergers and Acquisitions Portfolio consists of the most experienced value specialists who implement proprietary methodology to identify and acquire equity positions in private and public companies with unlimited growth potential to bring tremendous synergies and value to Oxford City.
About Thomas Anthony Guerriero
Oxford City (OXFC) is led by their CEO Thomas Anthony Guerriero. Mr. Guerriero holds a Masters Degree from Harvard University, holds two Graduate Certificates from Boston University & University of Notre Dame, and has two BA degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University & Thomas Edison State. He has held several professional licenses over the course of his career Series 7, Series 63, Series 66, Series 24 licenses. Always looking for a challenge Mr. Guerriero is a former professional soccer player, climbed two of the seven summits, been featured in a major motion picture with Oliver Stone, and been featured on television around the world. He is a published author, diplomatic advisor on economic and fiscal policy, is known for being one of the most influential and powerful entrepreneurs in the world today.
Mr. Guerriero was the youngest Senior Vice President at First Union in their 90 year history. As one of the leaders at First Union he established his reputation for being one of the most driven individuals ever to hit Wall Street, known for his relentless work ethic, accompanied with the ability to execute tremendous achievements both individual and with his executive team. His efforts contributed significantly towards First Union's assets eclipsing $ 400 Billion, leading towards their acquisition by Wachovia in the biggest banking acquisition in banking history at the time.
After First Union Mr. Guerriero was highly recruited by some of the largest firms in the world due to his expertise. Ultimately he made history by accepting the position of CEO of TAA, making him one of the youngest ever to lead a member firm. Implementing his expertise in Economics and Finance he was able to lead TAA to being acquired by High Point Capital, taking part in the second successful acquisition in his career.
Guerriero a renowned published author with "How to Understand and Master the Stock Market", "How to Understand And Master Securities Laws & Regulations", "Plan For Crisis", and "Military Involvement and Trade Treaties: Exploring the Differences in Military Involvement of the United States in Foreign Countries, Post-Trade Treaty" took this expertise to the helm of Global Wealth, accepting the position of CEO. Again for the third time in his career he was successful in growing this company to have a global presence having offices domestically throughout the US and around the world. This led to Global Wealth eventually being acquired, proving his unique methodologies in growing organizations are tremendous.
A former professional athlete himself, Guerriero has always had the passion to become an owner of a professional sports team. This passion led him to becoming the owner with his partner Mike Savitt of the Springfield Armor of the NBA D League (Brooklyn Nets Affiliate). In his first season as owner they had the biggest turn around in the history of the NBA D League and eventually winning the Eastern Conference Championship for the first time in their history. This success made his vision even more clear on the aspirations to achieve something unique in professional sports and in business. This vision was to create a portfolio of the two core foundational interests he had, Sports & Education. This is the seed that has grown into the diversified holding company known as Oxford City.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and section 21B of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Readers are cautioned not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, whi
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Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014
SNL Financial will bring the 6th Annual SNL Bank M&A Symposium to Washington DC for the first time Oct. 6-7. The two-day event features the industrys most influential and active bank acquirers, investment bankers, regulators and consultants as they share insights into the prospects for mergers and acquisitions.
Speakers and panel discussions will provide an examination of market trends and the outlook for M&A opportunities in 2015 and beyond.
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New this year is an optional post-conference workshop titled M&A as a Business Line that is ideal for bank management teams.
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Garvey Schubert Barer has announced the addition of attorney and NFL sports agent, Eugene T. Lee, to its New York office, where he has been named Of Counsel. Mr. Lee will join the firms Chambers-recognized Sports & Entertainment Group. His practice will focus on all aspects of sports law.
Mr. Lee is currently the principal of New York-based sports agency, ETL Associates, Inc., which has been described as an up-and-coming agency in the NFL player representation industry. He has been an attorney since 1998 and an agent since 2002. ETL Associates represents active and retired NFL players, coaches and broadcasters and has developed relationships with production companies, networks, actors, directors, talent agencies and others in the entertainment industry as well.
Mr. Lee is an NFL Players Association certified players agent, and ETL Associates has represented over 35 players on active NFL rosters in negotiating their player contracts and sponsorships, including beverage deals with brands such as Gatorade and Pepsi, and footwear and apparel deals with brands such as Reebok and Nike. The agencys current roster includes Brian Witherspoon, Cornerback, New York Giants (retired); Jeremiah Warren, Offensive Line, Cleveland Browns; Johnny Adams, Cornerback, Indianapolis Colts; Jonathan Stewart, Free Agent (Dallas Cowboys).
Eugene Lee is a frequent guest on television programs and news networks, including Fox Business, CNN, Bloomberg and CNBC, where he regularly appears as an industry expert on NFL player contracts, salary caps, the collective bargaining agreement and athlete branding. Mr. Lee and ETL Associates were also prominently featured in the ESPN documentary The Dotted Line, directed by Academy Award nominee Morgan Spurlock. Mr. Lee is a frequent speaker and lecturer on matters of sports law and sports agency.
Regarding his new association with Garvey Schubert Barer, Eugene Lee stated, Garvey Schubert Barer is a great fit for me. The firm and I share the same traits and values an entrepreneurial spirit, diligent and creative advocacy for clients, and attentive and responsive service. Thats what ultimately sets us apart from other attorneys and firms in the sports and entertainment industry. Garvey Schubert Barer works collaboratively with a client and the rest of the clients professional team toward building the athlete's or talents brand and protecting it.
Prior to establishing ETL Associates, Mr. Lee worked as an associate with the technology and intellectual property firms of Brown Raysman and Fish & Neave. Mr. Lee received both his law degree and his B.B.A. degree in accountancy summa cum laude from Notre Dame. Mr. Lees agency, ETL Associates is the sports marketing agency of record for the Maxwell Football Club, an organization formed in 1935 to promote safety in the sport. Maxwell issues several respected awards each year to high school, college and professional football players.
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As one of the top full-service law firms serving sports, arts and entertainment clients in the United States, Garvey Schubert Barer is known for helping its clients leverage their talent and assets to create wealth and to grow their brands globally. Garvey Schubert Barer clients are involved in virtually every aspect of sports, arts and entertainment, including film, television, music, radio, theater, dance, art, literary works and photography. The firm represents a large, diverse array of clients, regionally, nationally and internationally, including new and established athletes, entertainers and businesses in all phases of business, from day-to-day matters to sophisticated transactions or litigation. Based on its experience in many practice areas, the firm provides its diverse array of clients with responsive, value-added, full-service representation. The firms lawyers have extensive experience in business transactions and litigation as well as in other legal areas such as securities, tax, immigration, and labor and employment. Offices are located in New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Portland, Anchorage, and Beijing. For more information, please see http://www.gsblaw.com or follow us on Twitter @gsblaw.
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