Roly Poly

Roly Poly

Infobox_Company
company_name = Roly Poly
company_type = Private
foundation = Atlanta, Georgia (1996)
location = Atlanta, Georgia
key_people = Linda Wolf, President
Julie Reid, Vice President| industry = Restaurants
products = Sandwiches
Salads
homepage = http://www.rolypoly.com/

Roly Poly is an American chain of sandwich stores. They first opened their doors in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1996. They have over 170 franchises in 27 states.

History

The first Roly Poly Sandwich Shop opened in 1996 in the Buckhead section of Atlanta, Georgia. Company founders Linda Wolf and Julie Reid had been rolling sandwiches in their shops in New Canaan, Connecticut (1986) and in Key West, Florida (1996) before building their franchise system. [ [http://www.rolypoly.com/about/ About Roly Poly] ]

External links

* [http://www.rolypoly.com/ Roly Poly]

References

[http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=AT&p_theme=at&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0F2DA44D490DA54E&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM The Atlanta Journal article about owning a shop]

[http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=KC&p_theme=kc&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0F5E1F2F00DD9DB7&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM Kansas City Star about opening 45 more shops in the Kansas City area.]


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