Lifestyle Trendsetting Companies in the News - GRILLiT, Whole Foods Market, Starbucks, Apple, Buffalo Wild Wings

 Lifestyle Trendsetting Companies in the News - GRILLiT, Whole Foods Market,
                     Starbucks, Apple, Buffalo Wild Wings

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CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, July 29, 2013

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- issues news updates for today's innovative movers with
current positive trends in the markets. The Lifestyle Trendsetters Alerts for
this Monday are GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC: GRLT), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:
WFM), Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX), Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Buffalo
Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD)

STORE LOCATION. GRILLiT, Inc. (the "Company") today announced its first
franchised store opening. The new GRILLiT restaurant is located at 555 Church
St, in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The grand opening is scheduled for this
Friday, August 2. There will be VIP soft opening on Thursday, August 1, in
which The Company expects to have a large attendance, with prize giveaways
that include new bicycles and iPads. GRILLiT Chairman and CEO, Ghazi Hajj,
said, "This is a significant achievement for our corporate development and
brand identity. We are extremely excited about franchise location number one.
I am proud of its owners, who visited us several months ago in Miami, fell in
love with our concept, and wanted to be a part of it. We look forward to
adding more franchisees as we continue to roll out our franchise plan." To
read the entire press release, please go to

This GRLT news followed Friday's news announcing the master franchise strategy
and plan. The Company's franchise plan calls for at least 58 franchised
locations across eight states over the next five years, which the Company
plans to fund through a combination of drawdown funds from its credit facility
with TCA Global Credit Master Fund (announced July 25, 2013) and operating
income. GRILLiT currently has master franchise agreements in Kentucky, Ohio,
New Hampshire, New Jersey, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and North
Carolina, and is actively seeking franchise operators. "Our franchise plan is
obviously a big part of our future," stated GRILLiT Chairman and CEO, Ghazi
Hajj. "Our goal is to have a 70% franchise to 30% corporate store ratio. The
Company has been signing up new franchisees since earlier this spring, but it
has purely been through word of mouth. One of my first objectives was to lay
out a solid franchise plan - based on my experience - and set it into motion."
Read the full press release at

FNM Sector Commentary: Last year, restaurant sales in the United States
increased 4 percent to $425.6 billion, and sales are expected to again
increase by 3.8 percent in 2013. According to MarketLine, the world fast-food
industry is expected to generate nearly $240 billion in 2014, with the
quick-service segment accounting for 71 percent of the overall market value.
The Americas account for nearly half of the overall global market share.
GRILLit appears to be positioning itself for taking advantage of the Health
Conscience Quick Service segment of the fast-food industry by implementing its
master franchise strategy and should be closely monitored for future

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) News: LesserEvil Healthy Brands,
architects of the organic snacking experience, announces their Chia Crisps are
now available in all Whole Foods locations in Northern California. The first
region to take in the new line was the Mid-Atlantic, including over 30
locations in Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey (Marlton and Princeton),
Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Whole Foods Market (WFM), a
national supermarket chain, headquartered in Austin, TX, now operates more
than 340 stores throughout the UK, Canada and 39 states in the United States.
WFM, best known for their quality natural products and commitment to
sustainable agriculture, will carry all four flavors of Chia Crisps.

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) News: U.S. coffee retailer Starbucks said it
will maintain plans for rapid expansion in China, where it is challenging a
tea-drinking culture. Starbucks said it will open its 1,000th store in China
by the end of the year after opening about 500 stores in 2012, CNNMoney
reported Saturday.  Starbucks said revenue from the Asia-Pacific region were
up 30 percent in the second quarter 2013 from the second quarter 2012.  SBUX
is unleashing a new food lineup that shares more with the artisanal fare at an
intimate country cafe than the cookie-cutter products it currently serves at
some 19,000 stores in 63 countries. The products, which will start reaching
Los Angeles on Tuesday, include items, some low fat or gluten free, stuffed
with sustainably grown fruit and vegetables or topped with a range of glazes.

Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) last week announced financial results for its
fiscal 2013 third quarter ended June 29, 2013. The Company posted quarterly
revenue of $35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion, or $7.47
per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $35 billion and net
profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter.
Gross margin was 36.9 percent compared to 42.8 percent in the year-ago
quarter. International sales accounted for 57 percent of the quarter's
revenue. The Company sold 31.2 million iPhones, a record for the June
quarter, compared to 26 million in the year-ago quarter. Apple also sold 14.6
million iPads during the quarter, compared to 17 million in the year-ago
quarter. The Company sold 3.8 million Macs, compared to 4 million in the
year-ago quarter. 

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) engages in the ownership, operation,
and franchise of restaurants primarily in the United States. It offers chicken
and various food and beverage items, as well as serves bottled beers, wines,
and liquor. As of December 30, 2012, the company owned and operated 381
company-owned restaurants, and franchised an additional 510 Buffalo Wild Wings
Grill & Bar restaurants in North America. BWLD closed up $2.01 per share on
Friday - July 26, 2013 on over 480,000 in volume trading.

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