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Cartridge World’s New Business Model Meets Huge Business Need »

June 16, 2014 at 5:39AM PDT | Source: Cartridge World

Businesses Benefit from Comprehensive Printing Products and Services
NEW YORK - June 16, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - In the midst of an energetic reinvention, Cartridge World is carving a new niche as the only international franchise to serve as a provider of printers, printer supplies and full-service support for small business owners. The move to provide expanded B2B printing solutions fills a need that neither big box nor office supply stores have met. As both Staples and Office Depot/OfficeMax announced closing 625 stores, the sales opportunity has quickly become larger for Cartridge World's network of nearly 600 stores in North America.
With more than 18 million small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States, the market for providing printing solutions is enormous for Cartridge World...

RESCUECOM Provides Tips To Help People With "Refresh" Option In Windows 8  »

June 13, 2014 at 10:46AM PDT | Source: RESCUECOM

Leading Computer Repair and Support Company Discloses the Risks of Using Windows "Refresh" Feature
June 13, 2014 // // SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 include a slew of new features to help users with recovery and computer repair problems, including a brand new computer repair option for users needing to restore their PC due to a malfunction: "Refresh". Unlike formatting your hard drive and reloading Windows, which deletes all of user's data, including important documents, pictures, music and videos, a "Refresh" actually performs a complete reinstall of the Windows operating system without deleting a user's files and folders.
With a "Refresh", users can reset their system completely but still retain the important data they have saved to their hard drives...

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Of Colorado Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary »

June 13, 2014 at 5:49AM PDT | Source: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Opportunities Available

Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 - Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Colorado recently celebrated its 15th year in business as the premiere outdoor lighting company in the Colorado area. "We're thrilled to have had the privilege of serving the Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and other Colorado communities, and look forward to another 15 years," said Mead Noss, the franchisee of the Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Colorado location.
With over 1500 installations, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Colorado is known for their custom outdoor lighting design plans and full service client approach. Their holiday lighting services have become increasingly popular and their work extends from residential to commercial properties and municipal projects...

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives In Austin, Texas Selected For Hospitality Lighting Project For Upscale Boutique Hotel »

June 13, 2014 at 4:24AM PDT | Source: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Opportunities Available

Lone Star Court
Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 - Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Austin, Texas recently celebrated the completion of a custom outdoor lighting design project for Lone Star Court, a new upscale, retro-inspired, boutique hotel concept by Valencia Group.
Rick Johnson, the Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchisee in Austin, Texas was excited to have the opportunity to work with the Valencia Group on a custom outdoor lighting design plan that would not only address the functional needs a hotel property demands, but complement the upscale Americana, retro-chic design esthetic.
"This is an exciting concept to come to Austin and we were thrilled to be selected for this hospitality lighting project," said Rick Johnson...

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Premieres Online Video Series To Promote And Educate Consumers About Professional Outdoor Lighting »

June 12, 2014 at 6:42AM PDT | Source: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Opportunities Available

Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 - Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, North America’s largest full service outdoor and landscape lighting franchise has debuted a four-part video series to promote and educate consumers about the brand, the Outdoor Lighting Perspectives process and the transformation effects that can be achieved when working with one of their expert outdoor lighting franchise locations.
Filmed in Augusta, Georgia, the short, four-part "webisode" series follows Pam Doumar, an actual Outdoor Lighting Perspectives client through the entire consultation, demonstration and outdoor lighting installation process at her historic Augusta home. The series concludes with an outdoor lighting reveal party at her residence.
The production was hosted by Jody Wetherill, Brand Marketing Manager, and Pat Otis, the Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchisee of the Augusta, Georgia, location...

University Of Phoenix Awards Full Scholarships For Three Individuals »

June 10, 2014 at 10:11AM PDT | Source: Liberty Tax Service
Liberty Tax Service  Opportunities Available

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - (Marketwired - Jun 10, 2014) - In partnership with Liberty Tax Service, University of Phoenix has granted full college scholarships to three individuals seeking to further their education. Selected from a highly-qualified group of individuals, all applicants had to submit three essays along with a letter of recommendation. The judging was based on a five-point grading scale for each essay and letter. The winners were the applicants with the highest overall scores.
Winners Katrina Longan, Abhinav Mehta, and Andrea Zank were officially awarded the scholarships during Liberty Tax Service's 17th Annual Convention held in Virginia Beach, Virginia on May 30, 2014.
Longan, an office manager in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will be pursuing a Bachelor of Art's degree with a concentration in marketing...

Liberty Tax Service To Report Fiscal 2014 Results On June 18, 2014 »

June 10, 2014 at 5:33AM PDT | Source: Liberty Tax Service
Liberty Tax Service  Opportunities Available

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - (Marketwired - Jun 9, 2014) - JTH Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX), parent company of Liberty Tax Service, announced today that it will report its earnings for fiscal 2014 before the market opens on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. At 8:30 a.m. ET on the same day, the Company will host a conference call to discuss its earnings. To listen to the call, dial 855-611-0856 (domestic) or 518-444-5569 (international), conference ID code 53934581, approximately 10 minutes prior to the start time of the call. The call will also be webcast in a listen-only format. The link to the webcast may be accessed on the Company's investor relations website at, under the "About Liberty Tax" tab.
A telephonic replay of the call will be available beginning shortly after the call continuing until Wednesday, June 25, 2014, by dialing 855-859-2056 (domestic) or 404-537-3406 (international)...

Pat Sajak Is Putting The Word Out Across The U.S. … »

June 06, 2014 at 9:23AM PDT | Source: Great American Deals

America's Favorite Television Host Invites Entrepreneurs to Consider a Partnership with his Company – Great American Deals – by Becoming a Franchisee for the Industry's Hottest Daily Deal Platform
June 06, 2014 // // Beverly Hills - Pat Sajak is inviting entrepreneurs and self-starters across the U.S. to consider a franchisee opportunity with his breakthrough daily deal platform – Great American Deals ( The franchise network is built around a hyper-local online shopping website that focuses on individual neighborhoods versus larger metropolitan territories and offers daily discounted deals designed to keep consumer spending within the immediate community, and in the pockets of nearby retailers...

FASTSIGNS® Expands Globally Across The UAE And North Africa »

June 06, 2014 at 4:44AM PDT | Source: FASTSIGNS
FASTSIGNS Opportunities Available

Signage and Visual Graphics Franchise Continues International Expansion; Signs Master Franchise Agreements for the United Arab Emirates and North Africa
CARROLLTON, Texas - June 05, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Further increasing its global expansion to solidify its spot as the leader in the visual communications industry, FASTSIGNS® International Inc., the worldwide franchisor for the more than 550 FASTSIGNS sign, graphics and visual communications centers, has signed master franchise agreements for growth to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and North Africa.
Expansion will be led by Hamdi Osman, chairman of Solitaire IGT and former senior vice president of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa. Further enhancing the company’s presence in the Middle East, Osman will open 12 locations in the UAE under the agreement...

From USSR To CPR: Cell Phone Repair Services Come To King Of Prussia, PA »

June 05, 2014 at 5:04AM PDT | Source: CPR Cell Phone Repair

Independence, OH - June 05, 2014 - ( - CPR Cell Phone Repair, the fastest growing wireless technology franchise network in the United States, is pleased to announce the opening of a new store located in King of Prussia, PA. Natalia Dittmer is warmly welcomed to the rapidly expanding CPR network as she opens her new store in King of Prussia.
Ms. Dittmer joins the CPR franchise network with an extensive background in telecommunications. Originally from Tomsk, Russia, Dittmer worked for one of the first cell phone providers in Eastern Russia. After moving to the United States, she spent many years in network engineering for a major business communications provider. Her combination of technical and business skills will provide expert repair services to the residents of King of Prussia...

Valpak® Announces Expansion Plans In Portland, Oregon »

May 28, 2014 at 11:32AM PDT | Source: Valpak
Valpak Opportunities Available

Leader in Local Print and Digital Coupons Seeks Entrepreneurs to Open New Territories 
LARGO, Fla. - May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced today it is seeking to expand its presence in Portland, Ore. The digital couponing industry is quickly gaining popularity, and recent statistics show the number of Americans who use mobile coupons on their smartphones is expected to grow from 29.5 million in 2012 to 47.1 million in 2014. With Valpak's suite of digital products, the company is poised to rapidly expand and is currently seeking entrepreneurs to invest in new franchise territories in the Oregon market.
A leader in cooperative direct mail, Valpak mails over 20 billion coupons to more than 40 million demographically-targeted households per month in more than 100 markets in 45 states and four Canadian provinces...

Valpak Promotes Savings On The Go Through IndyCar Partnership With Rahal Letterman Lanigan »

May 22, 2014 at 11:14AM PDT | Source: Valpak
Valpak Opportunities Available

LARGO, Fla. - May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announces a partnership with Rahal Letterman Lanigan (RLL) Racing to kick off this weekend at the Indianapolis 500 and continue through 2015.
The partnership combines America's love of racing with Vapak's loyal audience, reinforces the convenience of mobile apps on the go and supports Valpak's automotive offerings, which continue to be a favorite with the Valpak audience.
The Valpak logo will be featured on the No. 15 National Guard Honda-powered IndyCar driven by Graham Rahal, as well as the No. 16 Honda-powered IndyCar driven by Oriol Servia, thus spreading the Valpak savings message nationwide on the Verizon IndyCar Series circuit...

Computer Troubleshooters And Geeks On Call Franchise Owners Attend Technology Mini-Camp To Introduce Business Solutions Program »

May 22, 2014 at 6:13AM PDT | Source: Computer Troubleshooters

Independence, OH - May 22, 2014 - ( - Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call are pleased to announce the success of their recent mini-camp that was hosted at the American Management Association Executive Conference Center in Arlington, VA on May 2nd and 3rd. The two companies comprise the world's largest technology services franchise network and are owned by parent organization, Merrymeeting Group headquartered in Independence, OH.
The mini-camp focused exclusively on managed service solutions with presentations by vendors from Continuum, Carbonite and Doctor Backup. The franchise network's newly created Business Solutions Program was introduced during the two day mini-camp. This new initiative will enable franchise owners to build their own managed services options that can be customized to the specific needs of each client...

Cell Phone Repair & IPhone Fix In Los Angeles At 818-854-6850 »

May 22, 2014 at 5:04AM PDT | Source: CPR Cell Phone Repair

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 - When a cell phone, laptop, or gaming system breaks, it's best to have an expert to handle the repair. That's where CPR comes in. With over 16 years of experience in electronics repair, Cell Phone Repair can get the job done quickly and effectively. Drop it off or mail it in!
Customers simply drop off or mail in their broken devices off at one of CPR's convenient cell phone repair locations. CPR offers multiple locations and options so that customers can give CPR their device when it is convenient for them. Some repairs can even be made while customers wait or on the same day that the device is brought into a Cell Phone Repair store.
6 Month Warranty on All Repairs*
CPR offers a 6-month warranty period...

Expetec Rochester Hills Launches New Interactive Website. »

May 20, 2014 at 8:58AM PDT | Source: Expetec Technology Services

Troy, MI - May 6, 2014 - Expetec Technology Services of Rochester Hills, an IT company located in the Detroit metro area, has updated its website to give their clients a more efficient way to communicate their needs and access service requests.
Expetec was established in 2005 and caters to small and medium sized business in Southeast, Michigan. As the company grows so do their services and the latest is the ability for New or Existing clients to get instant access to Sales and Support via a chat window.. The interactive website allows a resource centre for easy consultation with both current and potential clients.
The blog on the website has up to date technology information that any business can use and allows comments or feedback to encourage discussion...

SCRAM Crawling Insect Killer Launches Nationwide With Comprehensive Branding Provided By FASTSIGNS® Of Cincinnati – Mason »

May 19, 2014 at 8:05AM PDT | Source: FASTSIGNS
FASTSIGNS Opportunities Available

May 19, 2014 // // CINCINNATI - Local visual communications provider FASTSIGNS of Cincinnati – Mason designed a comprehensive branding program to help launch SCRAM Crawling Insect Killer, an all-natural, ecofriendly pesticide. FASTSIGNS provided the creative services from start to finish including the logo, packaging and innovative marketing solutions.
Founded in Cincinnati, SCRAM Crawling Insect Killer is a safe, all natural pesticide that kills pests such as bedbugs, roaches, spiders, fleas and more within 48 hours of use. With the help from FASTSIGNS branding services and visual solutions, the product is now being marketed across the country.
FASTSIGNS translated SCRAM Crawling Insect Killer’s message into a variety of visual products and services...

Liberty Tax Named "Best Of The Best" By U.S. Veterans Magazine »

May 16, 2014 at 4:50AM PDT | Source: Liberty Tax Service
Liberty Tax Service  Opportunities Available

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - (Marketwired - May 15, 2014) - U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) has accredited Liberty Tax Service, a subsidiary of JTH Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX), for their employment efforts for veterans. The results of USVM's 2014 survey were recently released after the magazine polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for the evaluations. Once again, the magazine recognized Liberty Tax on the "Best of the Best" of the Nation's Top Veteran-friendly Companies list.
"What an honor to be recognized again by USVM as 'Best of the Best.' We have many franchise owners that are veterans. The Liberty franchise model offers them the chance to transition back into civilian life using the very skills they learned while serving their country...

FASTSIGNS® Launches Expanded Website For Digital Signs »

May 06, 2014 at 9:10AM PDT | Source: FASTSIGNS
FASTSIGNS Opportunities Available

May 06, 2014 // // CARROLLTON, Texas - FASTSIGNS®, the leading visual communications provider with over 550 locations worldwide, has launched an expanded digital signage section on the company’s website at The new section offers extensive information about all aspects of digital signage, including information on:

Various uses and benefits
Creating and managing digital signage content
Product information on displays and media players
Logistics considerations including connectivity, installation and more.

"The goal of the expanded content on digital signs is to provide information to small and medium-sized businesses who are considering digital signage, but may not know how to get started," said Nick Jerome, Marketing Products Manager at FASTSIGNS International, Inc...

CPR Cell Phone Repair Continues To Expand As New Franchise Opens In West Chester, OH »

May 05, 2014 at 9:16AM PDT | Source: CPR Cell Phone Repair

Independence, OH - May 03, 2014 - ( - CPR Cell Phone Repair, the fastest growing wireless technology franchise in the United States, is pleased to announce the opening of a new store located in West Chester, OH. CPR Cell Phone Repair warmly welcome Joe and Flo Giesey to the expanding franchise network as they open their new store in West Chester.
Both Joe and Flo Giesey join the CPR franchise network with extensive business experience. Flo brings her expertise in customer service, product development, operations, sales and marketing to the new franchise. Joe complements Flo’s skills with his long term experience in finance, accounting, corporate development and manufacturing. The Giesey’s combination of skills and experience will deliver professional management, customer service and expert technical repairs to residents of the West Chester area...

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Opens A New Location In Richmond, Virginia »

May 05, 2014 at 5:50AM PDT | Source: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Opportunities Available

Richmond, VA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 - Outdoor Lighting Perspectives is happy to announce that Erin Zide has opened a new location servicing the Richmond, Virginia area.
Known as Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Richmond, Erin Zide will design and install custom outdoor lighting systems for her clients, for home exteriors, landscapes and gardens, patios, decks, poolsides and all kinds of outdoor living spaces. She will service the entire greater Richmond area.
Erin Zide most recently served as a Franchise Support Consultant for Outdoor Lighting Perspectives providing franchisees guidance on all aspects of the business including marketing, operations, sales and client service. Prior to her role at the franchisor level, she operated the Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchise in St...

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