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Dental Fix Awards 15th Franchise In The State Of California »

November 21, 2014 at 5:15AM PST | Source: Dental Fix

November 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Florida - Dental Fix has awarded its 68th franchise of 2014, in Poway, California to Steve Moore, Dental Fix announced today.
The signed agreement targeting the San Diego market, will be the 15th van to launch in the State of California, and is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 700 new vans over the next five years. With 119 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...

NPI/GPI Franchise Owners Win Big At 2014 Annual Conference »

November 20, 2014 at 9:21AM PST | Source: National Property Inspection
National Property Inspection Opportunities Available

Thirty-Nine Awards were given to Top Performers
November 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // Omaha, Neb. - National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, gave awards to 39 franchise owners who are top performers in four categories: the Platinum Award, the President’s Club, the Pinnacle Award and the Rising Star Award.
The awards banquet was held during the 2014 NPI/GPI Annual Conference in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, Nov. 14 and 15. Franchisees from across the United States and Canada attended, as well as their spouses and employees.
The awards are based on three main criteria:

Reported earnings and percentage of growth from the previous year
Size and location of franchise market
Length of time the franchise has been in operation

"These awards are our way of recognizing our top performers in various markets," said Roland Bates, president of National Property Inspections, Inc...

Holiday Safety Tips From Paul Davis To Prevent House Fires »

November 20, 2014 at 9:10AM PST | Source: Paul Davis Restoration
Paul Davis Restoration Opportunities Available

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Nov. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., a national franchise company and leader in property damage for residential and commercial buildings, wants to help make your holiday safer. Winter is the most prevalent season for house fires, but knowing the facts and implementing safety tips will make your holiday more enjoyable and safer for your family.
In 2013, U.S. fire departments responded to a fire every 25 seconds with over 1.2 million fires, which accounted for approximately $11.5 billion in property damage. The holidays are peak time for home fires due to electrical failures, dry trees, space heaters, fireplaces, candles, holiday lights, and cooking equipment. Visit the website at www.nfpa...

All County® Property Management Opens First Washington State Location »

November 20, 2014 at 5:10AM PST | Source: All County Property Management

Tacoma, Washington (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 - All County® Evergreen opens its doors on Nov. 17th as the first All County® location in the Tacoma area. Property owners in Pierce and King Counties can look forward to expert property management services that are reliable and skillful. They'll also enjoy the hassle-free side of owning an investment while All County® Evergreen grows their most valuable asset.
Owners Doug and Connie Kittelman are lifetime residents of the Tacoma area. With 15 years of Real Estate experience and 10 years managing rental properties, Doug has a passion for serving the local community, and his clients have always trusted him and enjoyed how personable he is. Having researched several franchise opportunities, Doug chose to partner with All County® to open an office in the Tacoma area because he found they had superior communication, industry-leading software, and customer service that was second to none...

Swisher Announces Results For The Three And Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014 »

November 19, 2014 at 11:32AM PST | Source: Swisher Hygiene

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Swisher Hygiene Inc. ("Swisher") (Nasdaq:SWSH), a leading service provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions, announced today results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014. All amounts in this news release are in United States dollars.
Third Quarter 2014 Highlights

Total revenue of $49.7 million for the third quarter of 2014, an 11% decrease compared to the third quarter of 2013. Excluding revenue related to non-core linen routes and businesses subsequently sold and held for sale, revenue for the third quarter of 2014 was down 6% from the prior-year period.
Adjusted EBITDA loss of $2.3 million for the third quarter of 2014, based on a net loss from continuing operations of $7...

Merry Maids Offers "Season's Cleanings" Tips For Hosts And Hostesses To Get (and Keep) Homes Holiday Ready This Year »

November 19, 2014 at 6:57AM PST | Source: Merry Maids

'Tis the Season to Be… Cleaning?
MEMPHIS, TN - (Marketwired - November 19, 2014) - From tackling the naughtiest holiday stains, like red wine on the carpet and cranberry sauce on an antique table cloth, to cleaning the crevices most commonly inspected by mothers-in-law, keeping a clean home around the holidays can seem like an impossible task. This year, Merry Maids, the nation's leading home cleaning company and part of the ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV) family of brands, is sharing its expert tested tips and tricks to keep homes and hosts on the "nice" list.
Between entertaining unexpected guests and hosting get-togethers with friends and family, having a clean home is never more important than it is around the holidays.
"The holidays are a fun, but often stressful time of year...

Dental Fix Awards 13th & 14th Franchises In The State Of California »

November 19, 2014 at 6:21AM PST | Source: Dental Fix

November 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Florida - Dental Fix has awarded its 66th, and 67th franchises of 2014, in Los Angeles, California to Majid Sabour, Dental Fix announced today.
The signed agreements targeting the Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills markets, will be the 13th, and 14th vans to launch in the State of California, and is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 700 new vans over the next five years. With 119 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...

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. To Attend The Goldman Sachs U.S. Emerging/SMID Cap Growth Conference »

November 19, 2014 at 4:13AM PST | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

November 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // MEMPHIS, TENN - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced that Mark Barry, group president of American Home Shield and Franchise Services Group and Brian Turcotte, vice president of investor relations, will attend the Goldman Sachs U.S. Emerging/SMID Cap Growth Conference in New York on Nov. 20, 2014. To view the slide presentation, visit the company’s investor relations home page at www.servicemaster.com.
About ServiceMaster
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, operating through an extensive service network of more than 7,000 company-owned, franchised and licensed locations...

New Caring Transitions Business Brings Senior Relocation Services To North Atlanta »

November 18, 2014 at 9:53AM PST | Source: Caring Transitions
Caring Transitions Opportunities Available

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 - Bret Rachlin knows what it's like to relocate a senior. When his mom and 90-year-old father moved from Fort Myers to Atlanta four years ago, the stress was overwhelming. That experience, combined with his desire to serve his community as a small business owner, is why Rachlin has launched Caring Transitions of North Metro Atlanta.
Caring Transitions is America's largest resource specializing in managing senior relocations, downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move oversight, Caring Transitions can handle on-site and online estate sales, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. Caring Transitions of North Metro Atlanta serves Roswell, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Brookhaven and Doraville...

OpenWorks Sponsors 2014 Lincoln Guild Invitational Golf Tournament Hosted By Scottsdale's Camelback Golf Club »

November 18, 2014 at 4:56AM PST | Source: OpenWorks

Phoenix-based Commercial Cleaning Franchise Helped Raise Funds for Desert Mission Community Health Programs
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 - OpenWorks, one of America’s leading commercial cleaning franchises, recently sponsored and participated in the 2014 Lincoln Guild Invitational. The John C. Lincoln Health Foundation holds the golf tournament each year to support the Phoenix-area Desert Mission community programs. Open Works was a Tee Sponsor at the tournament.
The tournament was held at Camelback Golf Club in Scottsdale. More than 250 golfers teed off to support the efforts of Desert Mission — including a food bank, children's dental clinic, child abuse prevention services, health clinic and neighborhood renewal...

Dental Fix RX Featured In Top 2015 Franchise Opportunities Book »

November 18, 2014 at 4:01AM PST | Source: Dental Fix

National dental repair company earns a chapter in "12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities for 2015" book by Dr. John Hayes.
November 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Fla. - Dental Fix RX, a mobile dental equipment repair company, has been recognized as a top franchise opportunity by Dr. John Hayes in his book "12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities for 2015." Released November 14, 2014, the book chronicles franchises with unique and successful business models determined by Hayes’ proven experience as a franchise professional, author, and business consultant.
"We are honored to be named an amazing franchise by Dr. John Hayes," said Scott Mortier, vice president of business development for Dental Fix RX. "With more than three decades of franchising experience, Hayes is a true expert in the industry and his recognition reflects the dedication to outstanding service we at Dental Fix provide...

ZIPS Dry Cleaning Continues To Set The Standard For Environmentally Responsible Business »

November 17, 2014 at 12:29PM PST | Source: ZIPS Dry Cleaners
ZIPS Dry Cleaners Opportunities Available

November 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // GREENBELT, Md. – In an industry that often coincides with negative sentiments in regards to eco-friendliness, ZIPS Dry Cleaning strives to become a leader with sustained efforts to minimize harm on the environment through technology and strict standards. Beginning as eight dry cleaners in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area, ZIPS has grown to nearly 40 locations in the Mid-Atlantic region.
ZIPS uses a variety of technological techniques to insure that their dry cleaning locations venture away from harmful chemicals like Perchloroethylene or Tetrachloroethylene. Locations use a filter system to avoid the need to cook solvents, and use approximately 75 percent less solvent than other dry cleaning companies...

Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning Promotes Kristopher Antolak To Vice President »

November 14, 2014 at 12:04PM PST | Source: Oxi Fresh
Oxi Fresh Opportunities Available

November 14, 2014 // Franchising.com // LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning, the nation's fastest-growing carpet cleaning franchise, announced that Kristopher Antolak has been promoted to the position of the Vice President.
In his new role, Antolak will work hand-in-hand with Oxi Fresh founder and CEO Jonathan Barnett to develop and implement the company’s strategic plan, while ensuring everyone from the corporate staff to franchisees continue adhering to Oxi Fresh’s brand promise. Among other responsibilities, Antolak will also continue providing guidance to Oxi Fresh’s franchise development team to further the company’s growth.
"Kristopher and I are already extremely focused on things that we can uniquely do – how we articulate our value, how we market our message, how we deliver that value to customers – all while tying it into an overarching strategy," said Barnett...

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. To Present At The Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference 2014 »

November 14, 2014 at 7:26AM PST | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

November 14, 2014 // Franchising.com // MEMPHIS, TENN - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced that Alan Haughie, chief financial officer, and Mark Barry, group president of American Home Shield and Franchise Services Group, will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference 2014 in New York at 9:45 a.m. Eastern time on Nov. 19, 2014. To listen to the presentation via webcast and view the slide presentation, visit the company’s investor relations home page at www.servicemaster.com.
About ServiceMaster
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, operating through an extensive service network of more than 7,000 company-owned, franchised and licensed locations...

Local Retired Army Master Sergeant Opens Window Genie Franchise In Killeen »

November 13, 2014 at 4:36AM PST | Source: Window Genie

After struggling to land a job after his service, local Army veteran Eric Stewart decides to open a Window Genie franchise. Window Genie’s newest location opens in Killeen Texas on Monday November 17th.
Killeen, TX (PRWEB) November 13, 2014 - Window Genie announces the grand opening of its newest location in Killeen Texas on Monday November 17th. Window Genie is a nationally ranked home service franchise specializing in residential and light commercial window cleaning, window tinting, pressure washing, gutter cleaning and more. Local retired Army Master Sergeant, Eric Stewart and his wife Nydia are co-owners. Window Genie of Killeen will service the north Austin communities from Round Rock to Belton and Killeen.
According to Eric Stewart, he spent "20 years, 28 days, 11 hours and 37 minutes" serving in the Army, most recently as an Apache Helicopter Mechanic...

Dental Fix RX And Boyd Industries Enter Support Services Agreement »

November 12, 2014 at 5:25AM PST | Source: Dental Fix

Davie, Florida (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 - Dental Fix RX, a mobile dental equipment repair company, is proud to announce an agreement with dental equipment manufacturer Boyd Industries.
"Working with dental industry leader Boyd Industries is an incredible opportunity," said Brian Dershow, COO of Dental Fix RX. "We are looking forward to working with Boyd's team of experts and servicing their dental equipment."
Established in 2009, Dental Fix RX is a mobile dental equipment repair business that focuses on customized services that produce high-quality repairs in a short amount of time. Dental Fix is committed to the repair, service, and maintenance of all types of dental equipment.
"For more than 55 years, we at Boyd Industries have been dedicated to the design and manufacturing of specialty dental and medical operatory equipment," said Adrian LaTrace, Boyd Industries CEO...

FRSTeam Continues Growth Year With Sale Of Frsteam Of Utah Store »

November 12, 2014 at 4:06AM PST | Source: FRSTeam

November 12, 2014 // Franchising.com // MIDVALE, Utah – Fabric Restoration Service Team, Inc. (FRSTeam), the leading national provider of fabric restoration services, announced today the sale of FRSTeam of Utah to its original owner. The Midvale, Utah store originally joined the FRSTeam franchise in 2010, was sold in 2012, and this month was purchased back by original owner Ryan Fish. This is FRSTeam’s sole Utah location, providing the franchise with exclusive access to the statewide market.
Industry veteran Ryan Fish resumes ownership of the business that he sold in 2012. After acting as a consultant to the business for two years, Fish reacquired the franchise in October and chose to operate under the FRSTeam brand once again...

Martinizing And Dry Cleaning Station Join The Huntington Company Family Of Brands »

November 11, 2014 at 5:39AM PST | Source: CRDN

Market Penetration Exceeds 750 Locations
November 11, 2014 // Franchising.com // Berkley, MI - Martinizing International, LLC, an affiliate of The Huntington Company, LLC, a multi-concept franchisor located in Berkley, Mich., has acquired Martinizing, the largest U.S. based franchise drycleaning brand with 422 locations in eight countries including Canada, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan and Peru, along with Dry Cleaning Station, a full service dry cleaner with 12 locations in the U.S.
Already the largest provider of mobile drycleaning and laundry services in North America, The Huntington Company and its affiliates’ portfolio of franchise brands that provide textile restoration, drycleaning and laundry services now has more than 750 locations, doubling its number with the addition of Martinizing and Dry Cleaning Station...

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. To Present At The J.P. Morgan Ultimate Services Investor Conference 2014 »

November 11, 2014 at 5:25AM PST | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Nov. 11, 2014 - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Rob Gillette and Chief Financial Officer Alan Haughie will present at the J.P. Morgan Ultimate Services Investor Conference 2014 in New York at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Nov. 12, 2014. To listen to the presentation via webcast and view the slide presentation, visit the company’s investor relations home page at www.servicemaster.com.
About ServiceMaster
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, operating through an extensive service network of more than 7,000 company-owned, franchised and licensed locations...

Vanguard Cleaning Systems® Named #11 Top Veteran Franchise In Entrepreneur Magazine's 2014 List »

November 11, 2014 at 4:32AM PST | Source: Vanguard Cleaning Systems

SAN MATEO, CA - (Marketwired - Nov 11, 2014) - Entrepreneur Magazine ranked the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise at #11 among top franchises for Veterans. In their "Heroes at Work" article, the magazine highlighted franchise systems offering incentives for Veterans looking to start their own franchise. Vanguard® regional offices offer a 10% discount off the initial franchise fee to Veterans seeking to open a Vanguard Cleaning Systems franchise.
"We are pleased to be recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, and proud to support Veterans who have given so much to our country. The Vanguard® franchise is an excellent opportunity for Veterans who are interested in becoming independent business owners," says Steve McConnell, Vice President of Marketing, Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc...



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