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Wed, 11/21/2018 - 1:59 PM | Anonymous

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Halloween Treats at the Beef Jerky Outlet

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 1:13 PM | Ben

Halloween is fast becoming a major unofficial holiday, at least based on consumer spending statistics. The National Retail Federation (NRF) forecasts that Americans will spend over $9 billion on the haunted holiday in 2018. According to the NRF, more than 175 million Americans will participate in the “holiday,” with average personal spending trending up to $83.79.

Sample Hot Pepper Bacon Jam NOW!

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 1:28 PM | Ben

You have absolutely, positively, no doubt about it, have to sample Hot Pepper Bacon Jam (HPBJ) on your next visit to a Beef Jerky Outlet store. Hot Pepper Bacon Jam isn’t just a flavor, it’s a whole bundle of flavors rolled into one totally addicting taste bud symphony! Some like it hot! Some like it smoky! Some like it sweet! How about having all on a dipped with a pretzel or spread on a wheat thin cracker?

Get Out and Get Active in Autumn!

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 1:53 PM | Ben

Here we go again with another football season. But with all the controversy associated with pro football, a lot of folks are thinking about alternative autumn activities. Tailgating can be a fun, social experience.

The Fall Season Starts at the Beef Jerky Outlet

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 3:28 PM | Ben

Fall starts this Saturday on September 22 and we are ready for you at the Beef Jerky Outlet. This is our time of year! The brilliant autumn color change sweeps across the United States from September through November. This grand fall spectacle is a source of visual pleasure from the northern tier to the southern states.

A Whole World of Jerky Flavors

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:23 AM | Ben

Well, here you are on the Beef Jerky Outlet e-commerce website, surfing your way through a seemly endless selection of delicious beef, turkey and wild game jerky. Not to mention the almost limitless selection of unique snack foods from flavored peanuts to candy crickets. The creative and beautiful photos of the jerky products seem to jump right off the page!

August is Road Trip Time!

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 9:57 AM | Ben

Summertime is Traveling Time! Early to mid-August is that special season we know as “high summer.” This is the time of year when we take to the road to visit new destinations or return to favorite old venues. Beef Jerky Outlet stores have a special niche in road trip and vacation planning. Many stores are pure tourist destinations, and hungry road trippers arrive in vacation mode looking for fun snacks like beef jerky.

Beef Jerky Outlets: Make Your Visit a Family Event

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 1:26 PM | Ben

Beef Jerky Outlets are widely known as family friendly stores. We are the cool place with all the FREE SAMPLES of beef jerky and countless other treats that drive the little (and big) ones crazy. A visit to your local Beef Jerky Outlet makes for a great Family Friendly Event on a summer afternoon.

Independence Day at the Beef Jerky Outlet

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 8:37 AM | Ben

The Fourth of July is that special day of the year when we celebrate our Freedom of Choice. This year July 4 falls on a Wednesday, and that makes it really special. When Independence Day is on the weekend, the boss grudgingly grants a Friday or a Monday off.

Take Your Dog to Work Day and Dogs that Work Every Day

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 9:34 AM | Ben

The calendar keeps filling up with National “Do This or That Days;” all apparently designated for folks with lot of time on their hands. Not content with just having celebrated Father’s Day, Pet Sitters International founded the USA version of National Take Your Dog to Work Dayin 1999. The holiday is celebrated on the first Friday after Father’s Day. On first reaction, such a celebration would seem to be an entirely frivolous event, founded for no particular reason.

Beef Jerky is What Dad Really Wants!

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:43 AM | Ben

Father’s Day is this weekend on Sunday, June 17. If you haven’t picked out a gift for Dad, time is quickly running out. The short porch schedule is no reason to panic, there’s still time left to make the right decision, or at least one that doesn’t overtly insult Dad’s feelings. 

Celebrate National Jerky Day with a Father’s Day Gift

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:32 AM | Ben

National Jerky Day will be observed this coming Tuesday, June 12. Jerky lovers from around the USA are starting to take notice of the holiday and celebrate by, what else, eating more jerky.  The holiday was originally suggested a few years back by one of the major jerky manufacturers. The revenues for the jerky industry have steadily increased in each of the years since the first National Jerky Day, according to industry research giant IBISWorld.

A Special Beef Jerky Gift for Father’s Day: 20% Off Sitewide Discount!

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:01 PM | Ben

The Beef Jerky Outlet is now your go to source for both personal and corporate gifting. We have a wonderful new product line of ready to order corporate gifts at attractive price points. Four gift packages are currently available at convenient price points:  Personal, Professional, Premium and Platinum. Local BJO stores can also work with businesses and community organizations to create custom packages for larger requirements. Each gifting package is attractively boxed and contains a selection of the tastiest jerky and snack sticks available.

Celebrate Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 19

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 8:20 AM | Ben

Armed Forces Day is observed yearly on the third Saturday in May. Memorial Day honors those who have given their lives and Veteran’s Day all who have served. Armed Forces Day pays tribute to the four branches of the military and those currently serving in uniform. In 1949 the Defense Department unified the separately celebrated Army, Navy and Air Force Days into one observance. The Marine Corps has joined in the single observance, although the Corps still has its own day set aside.

NASCAR Fans Love Beef Jerky: NASCAR DAY is Thursday, May 17!

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:44 PM | Ben

We make this claim based on the experience of Beef Jerky Outlet stores on a direct path to NASCAR tracks around the USA. Stores like BJO Dundee, MI and BJO Concord, NC are preferred pit stops for NASCAR fans on the way to the races. Many other stores are close to NASCAR circuits and experience an increase in traffic on race days. BJO Franchise Partners know their customers, and we talk a lot of NASCAR. This may all be anecdotal, but the anecdotes sure seem to pile up!

Mom Loves Beef Jerky!

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:54 AM | Ben

Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday, May 13. Sons, daughters and dads are out there trying to round up the usual gifts:  a dozen red roses, perfume, day spa gift cards, a new Kitchen Aid attachment, or some such implement. Mom will accept the offerings with a good-natured smile. Then she will put the roses in a vase, maybe splash on a little perfume, call the day spa to schedule a manicure, and look up a new pancake batter recipe to try out the updated Kitchen Aid mixer. The one she got for Mother’s Day ten years ago.

Feliz Cinco de Mayo – Happy “Cinco de Mayo”

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:42 PM | Ben

Cinco de Mayo, or the Fifth of May, is one of Mexico’s major national holidays, comparable to Memorial Day in the United States. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated to mark the proclamation of separation from Spain on September 16, 1810. The history of Cinco de Mayo is a little more complicated. The date marks the victory of the Mexican army over the French on May 5, 1862. What were the Mexicans doing fighting the French?

Reach Out to a Superhero

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 6:07 AM | Ben

The National Day Calendar website lists over 1,500 designated days, weeks and months. Fortunately, these are mostly unofficial and are not associated with a day off from work. The ancient Romans had as many as 180 holidays, and citizens did tend to send it in and spend the day at the circus or the baths. No wonder the Roman Empire declined and fell. Too bad for the Romans, good luck for the Barbarians!

Celebrate Earth Day at the Beef Jerky Outlet

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 4:38 PM | Ben

Sunday, April 22 marks the 48th anniversary of the founding of Earth Day in 1970 by US senator Gaylord Nelson. The first Earth Day was celebrated by over 20 million Americans across the country. The popular demonstrations associated with Earth Day moved the issue of environmental protection to the front of the national agenda. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created by Congress in December of 1970, with the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts soon to follow.