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Zippy Shell USA, LLC Heads To The "The Big Apple" With The Sale Of Manhattan Location! »

July 24, 2014 at 7:08AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

July 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. - Zippy Shell USA, LLC is proud to announce they have taken a huge leap in the portable storage and moving industries with the sale of a franchise location in Manhattan, New York. This new franchise, under the ownership of Phillip Kim, will give unprecedented service to one of the most densely populated areas in the United States.
After growing up in Long Island and going to college in Boston, Kim moved back to New York, taking residence in New York City. In the early 1990s, Kim and some college classmates started one of the first Internet Service Providers in New York City and possibly one of the first companies of its kind in the entire world. He has also worked for a variety of Internet-startup companies in the past as well...

Zippy Shell USA, LLC Announces Sale Of Third Houston Location »

July 17, 2014 at 10:15AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

July 10, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. – Zippy Shell USA, LLC is elated to announce the sale of the company's third location in Houston, Texas. This new location will pair with the other two Houston locations to give unprecedented service to the entire Houston market. Zippy Shell of Houston, under the ownership of Alexander Hodges, is scheduled to open later this year.
Hodges, a 25-year business professional with profit and loss responsibilities, has various experiences working for large and mid-sized corporations within the high-tech, financial services and consumer products industries.
"I believe that the Houston market presents a tremendous opportunity for Zippy Shell, and myself as a business partner," Hodges said...

Zippy Shell USA, LLC Announces Opening Of New Illinois Location »

July 08, 2014 at 7:10AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

July 08, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. - Zippy Shell USA, LLC is pleased to announce that the newest franchise location in Illinois, Zippy Shell of Will County, will be open for business starting this week. This new franchise, under the ownership of James Ronchetto, services the entire Will County area and is located in Joliet, Illinois.
Ronchetto, a 30-year executive in the transportation field, previously held Executive Vice President and President positions within a large, publicly traded Logistics and Trucking Company. He started in the transportation industry as a truck driver for his father-in-law's warehouse, which moved and stored major appliances and various fertilizers throughout the region.
Zippy Shell provides a much needed safe, affordable as well as convenient portable storage and moving solution," Ronchetto said...

Zippy Shell Opens New West Los Angeles Location! »

July 07, 2014 at 7:23AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

July 07, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced today the newest franchise location in the state of California is officially open for business. Zippy Shell of West Los Angeles is under the ownership of Susan and Kevin Lillestol, Dean and Maria Moss and Ken Grossman. As the company's newest California location, Zippy Shell of West Los Angeles will serve the many neighborhoods and beach communities that make up the west side of the city.
"We're excited to carve out a niche for Zippy Shell in Los Angeles," said Susan Lillestol. "There's no shortage of people looking for storage here and our team is looking forward to bringing them an affordable, reliable and simple solution."
West Los Angeles is the fifth Zippy Shell franchise location in California joining locations in San Diego, Sacramento, Santa Clara County and the San Francisco Bay Area...

Zippy Shell USA Opens Fifth California Location! »

June 24, 2014 at 6:33AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

June 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA announced today that the company's newest franchise location in the state of California is officially open for business. Zippy Shell of Sacramento is the fifth California franchise location joining Santa Clara County, The Bay Area, San Diego, and Western Los Angeles. The new Sacramento franchise location is under the ownership of Steve and Kobi Enochian.
"We are excited to welcome the first customers into storage for the Sacramento market," Steve Enochian said. "When we first learned about the Zippy Shell® opportunity, we were most attracted to how customer driven the company was. We plan to offer excellent customer service at prices that are less expensive than our competitors...

Zippy Shell Headed To The Bayou State »

June 16, 2014 at 7:56AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell USA, LLC Heads to the Bayou with the Sale of a New Location in Lafayette, Louisiana!
June 16, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. – Zippy Shell USA, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of the company’s first location in Louisiana. Zippy Shell of Lafayette, under the ownership of Andrew Guillory, will service the greater Lafayette area.
Guillory, born and raised in Lafayette, graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and has been working in the oil and gas industry since 2005. During the next few weeks, Guillory will be working closely with the Zippy Shell staff in preparation for this new franchise location.
One major benefit of Guillory’s previous experiences is that he already is familiar with the Louisiana market and that knowledge will be an asset to developing the Zippy Shell® Brand...

Zippy Shell Launches New West Chicago Location! »

June 12, 2014 at 4:17AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

June 12, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced the opening of the company’s forty-fifth franchise location. Zippy Shell West Chicago will serve the DuPage County market and is under the ownership of Andrew Richardson. West Chicago is the third Zippy Shell franchise in the state of Illinois joining two other locations in Fox Valley and North Chicago.
"Zippy Shell West Chicago is enthused to support the greater Chicago area and our local communities with the Zippy Shell® solution," Richardson said. "With the rich commerce, dense population, and a focus on the quality of its communities, we know that DuPage County offers the ideal environment to simplify its storage and moving needs."
The Zippy Shell® franchise system has grown into eighty markets nationwide...

Zippy Shell Launches First Washington Location! »

June 06, 2014 at 5:11AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

June 03, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C.- Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced today that the company’s first franchise location in the state of Washington is officially open for business. Zippy Shell of Greater Seattle will serve the Seattle and Bellevue markets under the ownership of DJ Johnson. Greater Seattle is the first of six new Zippy Shell franchise locations opening up within the next few weeks.
"The Zippy Shell® brand brings an easy and convenient storage and moving solution to the Pacific Northwest," Johnson said. "The Seattle/Bellevue market has become one of the fastest growing markets in the nation over the last few years."
The new Seattle location is one of 43 corporately and franchise owned Zippy Shell locations in 78 markets throughout the United States...

Zippy Shell USA, LLC Announces Merger With Zippy Shell International »

May 29, 2014 at 7:48AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

May 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. – Zippy Shell USA, LLC is pleased to announce the company has merged with Zippy Shell International, LLC. Zippy Shell International, LLC was the entity that owned the worldwide rights for the Zippy Shell system, including being the master franchisor for Zippy Shell USA, LLC.
Gareth Taylor, the former Managing Director and Founder of Zippy Shell International, LLC has accepted the position of President at Zippy Shell USA, LLC at the company’s corporate headquarters in Washington, D.C. Rick Del Sontro, formerly President of Zippy Shell USA, LLC, will move into the position of Chief Executive Officer.
"Combining the two entities will make a much stronger entity in the long run and allow Zippy Shell to continue on its rapid expansion," Taylor said...

Zippy Shell USA, LLC Announces New Vice President Of Marketing »

May 29, 2014 at 6:22AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

May 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. – Zippy Shell USA, LLC, one of the fastest growing mobile self-storage franchise operations announced today that Joshua Greene, the former Vice President of Marketing with 1-800-PACK-RAT, will be joining Zippy Shell® in a newly created Vice President of Marketing position.
Greene, originally from Buffalo, New York, has ample experience within the marketing industry. He got his start in marketing with Time Warner Cable. From there, he became the director of online marketing and business development with Discovery Communications. At Discovery, Greene oversaw online marketing, direct response television, corporate gifting, and partner programs for DiscoveryStore.com.
"We are thrilled to have Josh aboard," Zippy Shell USA, LLC CEO Rick Del Sontro said...

Zippy Shell Launches New Colorado Springs Location! »

May 19, 2014 at 7:26AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

May 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. - Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced today, its newest franchise location in Colorado Springs is officially open for business! This news follows the announcement of the opening of two Denver Zippy Shell locations in March. Zippy Shell of Colorado Springs will be the third Zippy Shell location in the state of Colorado and is under the ownership of Robert Cone.
"I'm really looking forward to the grand opening of Zippy Shell Colorado Springs", Robert Cone said. "This service will bring an exciting improvement to the choices people have to store and move their personal belongings in El Paso County. We have a great team and operation set up, which I believe will impress our customers."
In just its fourth year of operation, the Zippy Shell® franchise system has grown to 43 corporate and franchisee owned locations across the nation...

Zippy Shell USA, LLC Announces New Illinois Location! »

May 05, 2014 at 6:58AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

May 05, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. – Zippy Shell USA, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of the company’s fourth franchise location in the state of Illinois. This new franchise, under the ownership of James Ronchetto, will service the entire Will County area. The other Zippy Shell franchisees in Illinois are located in Kane County, North Chicago and DuPage County.
Ronchetto, a 30-year executive in the transportation field, previously ran a trucking company. He started in the transportation industry as a truck driver for his father-in-law’s warehouse, moving various appliances and fertilizer from place to place.
While doing research on possible franchise opportunities, Ronchetto was introduced to the Zippy Shell® opportunity by a business broker...

Zippy Shell Launches The Zippy U® Program, The Student Storage Brand Extension, Across The Country »

March 31, 2014 at 5:12AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

March 26, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced the launch of the ZippyU brand program; a student storage brand extension. ZippyU Student Storage provides convenient and affordable storage by the box, perfect for any college student. This spring, participating Zippy Shell locations will offer the ZippyU program and provide storage services to over 50 colleges and universities across the nation.
Participating Zippy Shell locations will offer the Zippy U program which offers customizable packages perfect for the college student who has just a few boxes or an apartment full of items. Each package includes concierge service with free in room pick up and re-delivery, packing materials, and four months of storage from May to August, with the option to extend storage packages to accommodate for study abroad...

WG Storage & Delivery Makes Move To Franchising »

March 26, 2014 at 11:35AM PDT | Source: WG Storage & Delivery
WG Storage & Delivery Opportunities Available

White Glove Company Opens First Franchise in Houston
March 26, 2014 // Franchising.com // Houston, TX – WG Storage & Delivery (www.whiteglovedelivery.com) located in Austin and Dallas, announced today the opening of its first franchise in Houston.
Recognized as an industry leader committed to excellence when providing moving, storage, and relocation services for clients, WG Storage & Delivery is the premier white glove company.
"We hang artwork and chandeliers, move pianos, and everything in between. We manage showroom inventory and customer deliveries, and can act as your warehouse receiving department or climate-controlled storage facility whether for a single piece of art or an entire estate," said James Miri, founder, WG Storage & Delivery...

Zippy Shell USA Opens Two New Colorado Locations! »

March 26, 2014 at 6:40AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

March 26, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA, LLC., announced today that the company's two newest locations are officially open for business. Zippy Shell of North is a corporately owned joint venture location managed by Mark Vandermolen one of the partners. Zippy Shell South Denver is a new franchise under the ownership of Scott Gibler.
In three years of operation, the Zippy Shell® franchise system has grown to 41 corporate and franchise owned locations across the nation. It has become one of the fastest growing mobile self-storage businesses expanding to over 75 markets throughout the United States. The revolutionary design of a light weight, mobile shell and container has made the Zippy Shell Brand one of the most convenient and cost efficient storage options for residential and business customers...

Zippy Shell USA Opens 5th Franchise Location In North Carolina! »

March 17, 2014 at 4:46AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

March 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced today that their newest franchise location in Piedmont, North Carolina is officially open for business! Zippy Shell of Piedmont will operate under the ownership of Barry and Pamela Johnson and Nancy Melang. Zippy Shell of Piedmont joins the other North Carolina franchise locations in Wilmington, Chapel Hill/Durham, Raleigh and Charlotte.
In three years of operation, the Zippy Shell® franchise system has grown to 39 corporately and franchised owned locations across the nation. It has become one of the fastest growing mobile self-storage businesses expanding to nearly 75 markets throughout the United States. The revolutionary design of a light weight, mobile shell and container has made the Zippy Shell Brand one of the most convenient and cost efficient storage options for residential and business customers...

Zippy Shell USA, LLC's Strong Franchise Growth Continues Into Idaho! »

March 13, 2014 at 6:48AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

March 13, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced today the sale of the company’s first franchise location in the state of Idaho. The new location under the ownership of Wade Larson will be located in Boise, the capitol city of Idaho. Zippy Shell of Treasure Valley is the 40th Zippy Shell franchise and is expected to launch later this year.
Wade Larson has spent the last 15 years working in Hi-tech manufacturing. Larson worked for various semiconductor companies manufacturing computer chips and working with engineering and management groups. Larson was introduced to Zippy Shell USA from his cousin Terry Larson, an owner of Zippy Shell of Southwest Florida. After following along with Terry and his partner as they opened their franchise, Wade became excited that this could be the opportunity he was looking for in Idaho...

Zippy Shell USA, LLC. Adds Second New Jersey Location! »

March 06, 2014 at 6:53AM PST | Source: Zippy Shell

March 06, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced today the sale of a second franchise location in the state of New Jersey. The new location will be serving the Union County area to the south of the already established Passaic County location. Zippy Shell of Union County is under the ownership of Phillip Kim and is set to launch in the spring of 2014.
Kim has over 20 years of experience as an internet and technology entrepreneur. During those years he served as the founder and owner of various companies in the industry. Kim first heard of the Zippy Shell® opportunity from his friend Josh Robbins, the owner of Zippy Shell of North Chicago. After enduring numerous difficulties moving and storing his own belongings during a long term home renovation, Kim saw the potential the Zippy Shell brand brought to the market...

Zippy Shell USA, LLC. Named To Prestigious 2014 Top New Franchises List By Entrepreneur Magazine »

February 27, 2014 at 6:49AM PST | Source: Zippy Shell

February 27, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA announced today that Entrepreneur magazine has named the Zippy Shell® brand to its list of the Top New Franchises of 2014. This news follows the announcement from January of Zippy Shell USA, LLC. being named #368 in Entrepreneur magazine's 2014 franchise 500.
The Zippy Shell franchise earned the #28 spot out of a total of 57 new franchises named on the list. Entrepreneur judges all companies based off the criteria of their annual franchise 500. They create an objective, quantifiable measure of a franchise operation. The most important factors include financial strength and stability, growth rate, and size of the system. Unlike the franchise 500, this list only considers companies who have started franchising within the last 5 years...

Franchise Opportunities Now Available For WG Storage & Delivery »

February 21, 2014 at 7:42AM PST | Source: WG Storage & Delivery
WG Storage & Delivery Opportunities Available

Premier White Glove Moving and Storage Company Offering Expansion Opportunities Nationwide
February 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // AUSTIN, Texas – WG Storage & Delivery (www.whiteglovedelivery.com) announced today its plans to expand its business throughout the United States through a unique franchise opportunity. WG Storage & Delivery is recognized as an industry leader committed to excellence and discretion when providing moving, storage, and relocation services for high-end clients, and is the premier white glove company catering to high-end art galleries, interior designers, antique dealers, furniture showrooms, and residential and commercial clients.
"Setting the standard for excellence in storage, delivery, and relocation services, WG Storage & Delivery is poised for growth"
Recognizing a void in the moving and storage industry, owner, James Miri, founded WG Storage & Delivery in Austin to provide competitively priced services with professional service focus...



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