Waco, TX (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 - The Dwyer Group, a franchisor of seven service-based franchise brands, closed out the second quarter with 105 new franchise contracts sold this year.
The Dwyer Group, whose portfolio of brands includes Aire Serv®, Glass Doctor®, The Grounds Guys®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Rooter® and Rainbow International® enters the second half of the year with considerable momentum and optimism for further growth.
“2013 has been a solid year for the company so far,” said Doug Dixon, vice president of marketing and operations for Franchise Development at The Dwyer Group, “As we have record level of candidate leads and very strong pipelines, we anticipate very strong growth throughout the rest of the year.”
Each of The Dwyer Group’s brands posted strong results with regard to new franchises. Within the second quarter, The Dwyer Group signed five franchisee agreements for Aire Serv, four for Glass Doctor, nine for The Grounds Guys, seven for Mr. Appliance, five for Mr. Electric, two for Mr. Rooter and five for Rainbow International. Additionally, The Dwyer Group totaled 12 resale territories and added 4 new territories to the system.
The Dwyer Group not only offers franchise candidates, entrepreneurs and service-oriented individuals an entry point into business ownership, but it also supports its affiliates with a dedicated corporate staff that continuously offers counsel on business advancement, best practice operational experience and one-on-one support. The Dwyer Group attributes its impressive expansion and sales growth to its tested approach to business, marketing support and distinct corporate culture, specifically its Code of Values®.
As a leader in service industry, The Dwyer Group continues to focus on developing and supporting company-wide programs that assist military veterans as well as law-enforcement officers and fire-rescue personnel to achieve the goal of business ownership. The Dwyer Group’s commitment to these causes have helped implement programs such as VetFran and Public Protectors Franchise Advantage both of which offer discounts on the initial franchise fees.
In order to spotlight successes within the system, the brand recently announced its first three winners of The Dwyer Group’s Women in Trades scholarship, which awards monetary stipends to women who aspire to excel within the male-dominated trade industry. Additionally, the program Project H.I.R.E has been created to provide seasoned employees of the company’s individual brands enhanced opportunities to achieve entrepreneurial success.
The Dwyer Group, with its 1,500-plus franchise units system-wide, continues to focus on national growth through the development of its seven brands across the U.S. and abroad with heavy emphasis in the states of California, Florida and Texas.
To inquire about becoming part of The Dwyer Group’s family of brands, please visit http://www.leadingtheserviceindustry.com/.
The Dwyer Group, Inc., based in Waco, Texas, is a holding company of seven franchise businesses, each selling and supporting a different franchise under the following service marks: Aire Serv, Glass Doctor, The Grounds Guys, Mr. Appliance, Mr. Electric, Mr. Rooter (Drain Doctor in the UK and Portugal), and Rainbow International. Collectively, these independent franchise concepts offer customers worldwide a broad base of residential and commercial services. In addition, Dwyer operates glass shops in New England under the Portland Glass brand name. The Dwyer Group is a portfolio company of TZP Group LLC, a private equity firm based in New York that focuses on control investments in business and consumer services companies with enterprise values generally up to $200 million. More information on The Dwyer Group, or its franchise concepts, is available at http://www.dwyergroup.com/.
The Dwyer Group
Dwyer Group is a portfolio company of The Riverside Company®, a global private equity firm. The firm's international portfolio includes more than 75 companies.