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Coverall Selected To USA Today's "50 Top Franchises For Minorities" For 8th Year In A Row »

October 31, 2014 at 5:03AM PDT | Source: Coverall Health Based Cleaning System

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Coverall North America, Inc., a leading franchisor of commercial cleaning businesses, was recently selected to USA Today's 50 Top Franchises for Minorities in 2014. This is the eighth consecutive year Coverall has been named to this list, presented by The World Franchising Network. The results were featured in the October 24, 2014 issue of USA Today in the Franchising Today section.
Compiled by the World Franchising Network, the 8th annual list of the "50 Top Franchises for Minorities" selected 50 franchisors from hundreds of companies requesting evaluation for inclusion in the article. Only franchisors in excess of 40 operating units were considered for the list, which also noted the number of operating units owned or managed by minorities, as well as the number of minorities in senior management that earned more than $60,000 per year...

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. Reports Preliminary Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results »

October 30, 2014 at 7:04AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
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Revenue increased 8 percent to $664 million, with growth in each reportable segment
Including a loss on extinguishment of debt of $65 million and consulting agreement termination fees of $21 million, reported a net loss of $4 million or $0.03 per diluted share
Adjusted net income(1) of $61 million or $0.45 per diluted share versus $32 million or $0.35 per diluted share
Adjusted EBITDA(2) increased $29 million or 22 percent to $157 million

October 30, 2014 // Franchising.com // MEMPHIS, TENN - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced preliminary unaudited third-quarter 2014 results. The company reported third-quarter 2014 revenue of $664 million, an increase of 8 percent compared to the same period in 2013...

ZIPS Dry Cleaners Named On "Next 300" List By Franchise Times »

October 29, 2014 at 7:09AM PDT | Source: ZIPS Dry Cleaners
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October 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // GREENBELT, Md. – ZIPS Dry Cleaners, an aggressively expanding dry cleaning franchise known for its same-day, one-price business model, was recently recognized as one of this year’s "Next 300" chains, ranked by Franchise Times. The "Next 300" is a companion of the Franchise Times Top 200, an annual ranking of the largest franchise systems in the United States by global systemwide sales.
ZIPS Dry Cleaners made its ranking debut at #383.
"Our franchise growth has picked up serious momentum over the past couple of years and this recognition is a true testament to our continued focus on further establishing our category leading, highly profitable franchise opportunity," said ZIPS CEO Reid Bechtle...

ServiceMaster Of North Texas Boosts Their Internet Marketing Strategy By Joining RestorationMasterFinder.com »

October 29, 2014 at 6:55AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
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Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 - ServiceMaster of North Texas is located in Garland, TX and they provide disaster restoration and cleaning services to homes and businesses in Dallas, Garland, Plano, TX and the surrounding communities. They are the most recent ServiceMaster franchise to boost their online marketing campaign by joining RestorationMasterFinder.com. RestorationMasterFinder, or RMF, was developed by Proceed Innovative as a lead generating website that provides cost-effective leads for ServiceMaster franchises.
The addition of ServiceMaster of North Texas to RestorationMasterFinder.com will help attract more internet traffic to their micro-sites which will result in a higher volume of calls and conversions. ServiceMaster is a nationally recognized brand and one of the most trusted service providers for disaster restoration and cleaning services...

Sir Grout Expands Its Services In The Midwest With The Introduction Of Sir Grout Of Southwest Missouri »

October 29, 2014 at 6:29AM PDT | Source: Sir Grout

Springfield, MO (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 - Sir Grout, leading innovator in the hard-surface care industry in America and abroad, is proud to announce the launch of a new franchise and fully featured website: Sir Grout of Southwest Missouri. Residents of Southwest Missouri can take advantage of the highest quality hard surface restoration services.
Founded in 2004, Sir Grout began franchising in 2007 and has quickly become one of the top service providers in its field, standing out for first-rate quality results due to its proprietary cleaning methods and outstanding work ethic. By adding the convenience of a franchise and website for Southwest Missouri residents, Sir Grout looks to build stronger relationships at a local level and make the business more accessible with relevant, easy-to-find information on a 24/7 basis...

College Hunks Hauling Junk Franchisee Revenue Grows 42.6% In Two Years »

October 29, 2014 at 4:54AM PDT | Source: College Hunks Hauling Junk

Average Revenue for College Hunks Hauling Junk Franchisees Grew Quickly From 2011 to 2013, Continues Climb
TAMPA, FL - (Marketwired - Oct 29, 2014) - Offering the "evergreen" service of moving and/or junk removal at reasonable prices is why College Hunks Hauling Junk continues to be one of America's most successful franchise operations, announcing revenue growth of 42.6% between 2011 and 2013.
In addition to being a valued service, College Hunks Hauling Junk also succeeds by being much more affordable in terms of start-up costs. Most College Hunks Hauling Junk franchises are up and running for between $95,000 and $207,950, and they are very easy to scale, in addition to having very turnkey startup financing options. Average revenue for franchise locations was $442,504 in 2013, which illustrates a great return on investment...

CD One Price Cleaners To Help Children Through Its "Coats For Kids" Campaign Benefiting The Infant Welfare Society »

October 28, 2014 at 11:58AM PDT | Source: CD One Price Cleaners

Chicagoland's Leading Dry Cleaning Company Gives Back to Community Via Annual Coat Drive from Nov. 1 - 20
WESTCHESTER, Ill. - Oct. 22, 2013 – Chicago-based CD One Price Cleaners (cdonepricecleaners.com), a leader and franchisor in the $9 billion dry cleaning industry, is giving back to the communities it serves with its 3rd Annual Coat Drive benefitting needy families through the Infant Welfare Society.
Each of its 31 franchise and company-owned CD One Price Cleaners locations in the Chicago area will ask their customers to donate children's coats from Saturday, Nov. 1 through Friday, Nov. 20. Each store will then clean the coats for free, readying them for those children in need to keep them warm throughout Chicago's notoriously frigid winters...

Office Pride Of Richmond's Retired Navy Senior Chief, Mike Jackson Receives The Office Pride Standards Of Excellence Award »

October 28, 2014 at 4:42AM PDT | Source: Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services

Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 - Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services presented Office Pride of Richmond's Retired Navy Senior Chief, Mike Jackson, the coveted Standards of Excellence award at the National Press Club during Office Pride's 2014 Franchise Owners Retreat held in Crystal City, VA onSeptember 22.
This award is based on multiple factors such as customer satisfaction, customer retention [the ultimate indication of satisfied customers], franchise growth, employee satisfaction, business ethics and integrity and contributions to both their local communities and the Office Pride franchise system.
Each year Office Pride holds an annual retreat to recognize their franchisees achievements in the past year and to share ideas and help train each other to excel even more in the coming year as the most admired brand in the commercial cleaning industry...

Office Pride Of Virginia Beach Receives The Office Pride Half Million Dollar Award »

October 27, 2014 at 4:33AM PDT | Source: Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services

Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 - This award is focused on growth and size which has multiple factors such as customer satisfaction, customer retention [the ultimate indication of satisfied customers], franchise growth, employee satisfaction, business ethics and integrity.
Each year Office Pride holds an annual retreat to recognize their franchisees achievements in the past year and to share ideas and help train each other to excel even more in the coming year as the most admired brand in the commercial cleaning industry.
About Office Pride
Office Pride is a 22 year old, faith-based nationwide commercial cleaning franchise in the 100 billion dollar commercial cleaning industry. Their franchisees provide top quality janitorial services through their commitment to honesty, integrity and a hard work ethic...

Maid Brigade Says Healthy Living Starts In The Kitchen »

October 24, 2014 at 7:03AM PDT | Source: Maid Brigade

October 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA - Viruses, infectious disease, bacteria and mold oh my. Healthy living requires daily pursuit of these threats to family health. And in places you might not even think about.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), five to 20 percent of U.S. residents contract the flu each year and one out of every five outbreaks of food-borne illness is caused by food that people eat in their homes.
"The kitchen is where children do their homework, family and friends gather together, and food is prepared," says Marie Stegner, consumer health advocate for Maid Brigade, the leading maid service company. "A healthy kitchen is critical to avoid the spread of germs yet there are places in this space that rarely get cleaned...

TruBlue Total House Care To Serve Residents Of Racine County »

October 23, 2014 at 4:41AM PDT | Source: TruBlue Total House Care

TruBlue of Racine, a new local franchise, specializes in providing complete house care, including maid services, lawn care, home improvements and emergency repairs.
Racine, WI (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 - Kelly Tanner spent her health care career helping people and now she's bringing that passion to her new business, TruBlue Total House Care of Racine.
TruBlue of Racine specializes in providing complete house care, including maid services, lawn care, home improvements and emergency repairs. Kelly and her team are starting by focusing on complete house cleaning as well as snow removal services. TruBlue works with home owners, real estate professionals, general contractors and property managers to maintain homes and rental properties, improve curb appeal, make final preparations to sell homes and more...

Tom Lindberg Advises Western Connecticut State University MBA Students And Faculty To Win With Winners »

October 22, 2014 at 7:43AM PDT | Source: Sir Grout

With nearly 10 years of experience in the hard surface restoration industry, Sir Grout President and Co-Founder shares his company's amazing success story.
Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 -Tom Lindberg gave a lecture at Western Connecticut State University on Sept. 5 and 6 titled "Win with Winners." This enlightening lecture addressed to the school's MBA students and faculty, stressed the importance of surrounding themselves with winning people, winning processes and winning products. Mr. Lindberg explained that in order to be truly successful, people need winning recipes. Once again, Sir Grout, leading innovator in the hard surface industry, sets aside time to give back to the community and share life's lessons.
Sir Grout boasts nearly a decade of success in hard surface restoration, and over five years of international franchising with repeated recognition in Entrepreneur's Top 500 Franchises and Top 100 Home-based Franchises...

ServiceMaster Restore By Angler Of Dayton, OH Adds Two New Locations »

October 22, 2014 at 6:50AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
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To Increase Their Internet Marketing Campaign on RestorationMasterFinder.com
Dayton, OH (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 - ServiceMaster Restore by Angler is a ServiceMaster franchise based out of Dayton, OH that provides disaster restoration and construction services to Preble, Darke, Montgomery, and Miami counties. They have a micro-site on RestorationMasterFinder.com as part of their internet marketing campaign and they have recently added two new locations within their service area, Kettering and Centerville, to expand the reach of their micro-site. With these new locations, customers who are searching for disaster restoration and construction services in Kettering and Centerville, Ohio can easily find their service pages and contact information through major search engines and local searches...

Dental Fix RX Showcase Success From Exceptional Franchise Support »

October 22, 2014 at 5:47AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix

National mobile dental repair company, Dental Fix RX, provides franchisees outstanding sales, marketing, training, and business support.
October 22, 2014 // Franchising.com // DAVIE, Fla. – Dental Fix RX, a mobile dental equipment repair franchisor, is proud to announce that due to outstanding franchise support, it has exceeded its sales and growth goals for 2014. By extending each franchise owner unmatched sales and marketing assistance, the unique Dental Fix business model is now actively serving more than 8,000 dentists nationwide and is working closer toward an overall goal of dominating the North American dental service industry.
"From the industry exclusive sales and marketing support offered to our franchise owners, Dental Fix has managed to see a 100 percent growth in 2014 compared to last year," said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix...

Dental Fix Awards 6th Franchise In The State Of Arizona »

October 22, 2014 at 4:01AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix

October 22, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Florida - Dental Fix has awarded its 65th franchise of 2014, in Prescott, Arizona to Dr. Brett Mangum, Dental Fix announced today.
The signed agreement targeting the Prescott/Sedona market, will be the 6th van to launch in the State of Arizona, and is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 700 new vans over the next five years. With 113 territories currently operating throughout the US and Canada, Dental Fix is well on its way.
"It's been another tremendous year for us as we build on our brand's success and continue to grow throughout the United States and Canada," said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix.
Dental Fix combines centralized technological and account management services with a unique national network of locally owned and operated industry professionals...

TruBlue Ranked Among Top 50 Franchises For Veterans »

October 21, 2014 at 11:08AM PDT | Source: TruBlue Total House Care

TruBlue Total House Care has been recognized as one of USA Today's Top 50 Franchises for Veterans.
Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 - While just in their third year of franchising, TruBlue Total House Care has been recognized as one of USA Today's Top 50 Franchises for Veterans.
TruBlue specializes in providing complete house care, including maid services, home improvement, repair services, lawn care and more. TruBlue also works with real estate professionals, general contractors and property managers to maintain homes and rental properties, improve curb appeal, make final preparations to sell homes and more.
"At the core of TruBlue, what we really are offering our customers is not only convenience, but time and lifestyle...

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. To Announce Preliminary Third-Quarter 2014 Results »

October 17, 2014 at 7:21AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
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October 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // MEMPHIS, Tenn. - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced a plan to release its preliminary unaudited third-quarter 2014 financial results after 7 a.m. central time on Thursday, October 30, 2014. The company will hold a conference call to discuss its financial and operating results at 8 a.m. central time on Thursday, October 30, 2014.
The company invites all interested parties to join Chief Executive Officer Rob Gillette and Chief Financial Officer Alan Haughie as they provide an update on the company’s operating results and full-year 2014 financial outlook. Participants may join this conference call by dialing 800...

Dental Fix Awards 12th Franchise In The State Of Texas »

October 15, 2014 at 7:28AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix

October 15, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Florida - Dental Fix has awarded its 64th franchise of 2014, in Denton, Texas to Michael Ryan, Dental Fix announced today.
The signed agreement targeting the Denton/Soutlake market, will be the 5th van to launch in the Dallas market, and the 12th van to launch in the State of Texas, and is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 700 new vans over the next five years. With 111 territories currently operating throughout the US and Canada, Dental Fix is well on its way.
"It's been another tremendous year for us as we build on our brand's success and continue to grow throughout the United States and Canada," said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix.
Dental Fix combines centralized technological and account management services with a unique national network of locally owned and operated industry professionals...

Leading Commercial Cleaning Franchise Expands To Southern California »

October 15, 2014 at 4:32AM PDT | Source: Anago Cleaning Systems
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Master franchisee, Bill Sole, fuels national expansion and development of Anago Cleaning Systems by opening first location in the Inland Empire. 
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - October 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ - A testament to the continued success of the $100 billion dollar commercial cleaning segment, Anago Cleaning Systems (Anago), a leading commercial cleaning franchise with more than 2,400 Unit Franchisees throughout the U.S. and internationally, is pleased to announce that existing Master Franchisee, Bill Sole, has purchased the newest Anago Master Franchise in the Inland Empire. The new business will be located at 517 N Mountain Ave, Suite 206 Upland, CA 91786 and will service the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ontario, California also known locally as the Inland Empire...

Just In Time For Fall Cleaning: Complimentary Concrete Cleaning Estimates Available From Renew Crew Of Topeka/Lawrence »

October 10, 2014 at 12:25PM PDT | Source: Renew Crew
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Topeka, KS (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 - Leading concrete cleaning company Renew Crew of Topeka/Lawrence is pleased to announce that it is now offering estimates on sealing solutions and concrete cleaning for fall, free of charge. This kind of professional cleaning is perfect for those homes with decorative driveways, walkways, and patios.
Along with the rainy spring and humid summer come mold and fungus that can cleave to a home’s walkways and driveway, making these areas not only unsightly, but dangerous as well.
For homeowners with pools, regular concrete cleaning is especially important—the chance of slipping and falling around a residential pool is greater by the existence of mold, mildew, or fungus. Someone slipping on the pool deck may result in injury and the homeowner may be legally liable for the accident...



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