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Gourmet Snack Franchise Doc Popcorn Plans To Develop 100 Locations In Chile, Peru »

November 21, 2014 at 9:31AM PST | Source: Doc Popcorn
Doc Popcorn Opportunities Available

World's Largest Franchised Popcorn Retailer Continues International Expansion
November 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // , Colo. – Doc Popcorn, innovator of fresh-popped kettle-cooked popcorn, has announced today that it plans to add 100 new units in Chile and Peru over the next 15 years following a recently executed master franchise agreement with Alice Keh and her husband, Patricio Haristoy. The first Doc Popcorn location will open in the couple's hometown of Santiago, Chile.
Alice, who was originally born in the U.S., will lead day-to-day operations for the Doc Popcorn business in Chile and Peru, while her Chilean husband, Patricio, will oversee the strategic and legal aspects of the company.
"What makes Doc Popcorn so special is that it is a fun, playful brand that addresses consumer demand for higher quality, healthier—yet affordable—options in the snack category; and, the business is simple to run," says Keh...

Liberty Tax Service To Report Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results On December 8, 2014 »

November 21, 2014 at 6:34AM PST | Source: Liberty Tax Service
Liberty Tax Service  Opportunities Available

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - (Marketwired - Nov 21, 2014) - Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX), the parent company of Liberty Tax Service, announced today that it will report its earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 before the market opens on Monday, December 8, 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 38821048, 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 www.libertytax.com, under the "About Liberty Tax" tab.
A telephonic replay of the call will be available beginning shortly after the call continuing until Monday, December 15, 2014, by dialing 855-859-2056 (domestic) or 404-537-3406 (international)...

Wireless Zone® Expands In New York »

November 21, 2014 at 5:24AM PST | Source: Wireless Zone® Franchise

The nation's largest Verizon Wireless franchise retailer to open at least 10 all-new stores in the next 13 months.
(PRWEB) November 21, 2014 - Wireless Zone®, the nation's largest Verizon Wireless retail franchise, has announced plans to expand throughout New York with 10 all-new stores planned before 2016. The development will begin with four all-new locations slated to be fully operational in New York City by December of this year.
"Wireless Zone® has more than 400 stores nationwide, and we are excited to expand and add new locations throughout New York," said Janet Labanara, director of franchise development for Wireless Zone®. "Currently, we have more than 30 locations throughout the state but with help from franchise owner John Russell, we expect to see that number expand greatly in the next coming months...

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...

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Offers 45 Percent Online Discount On Premium Hawaiian Coffee »

November 21, 2014 at 4:38AM PST | Source: Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies Opportunities Available

Maui Wowi incentivizes online coffee with a Cyber Monday Deal to give customers more reason to enjoy its premium Hawaiian roasts.
Greenwood Village, Colo. (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 - Once the frenzy of Black Friday is in the rearview mirror, Maui Wowi Hawaiian is giving online shoppers something to look forward to.
On Cyber Monday, which falls on December 1 this year, Maui Wowi Hawaiian is offering an online exclusive deal (shop.mauiwowi.com) where customers can purchase 12 oz. bags of gourmet Maui Wowi Hawaiian coffee and receive a 45 percent discount off their order by using the promotional code: CYBER.
"This is the season of giving, and this Cyber Monday we’re giving coffee lovers everywhere a chance to stock up on our premium Hawaiian coffee for nearly half the price," said Maui Wowi Hawaiian CEO, Mike Weinberger...

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

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

Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. Announces Launch Of Customized Mobile Payment And Loyalty App For Fresh Micro Markets »

November 20, 2014 at 5:27AM PST | Source: Fresh Healthy Vending

San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 - Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTC Markets: VEND), North America’s leading healthy vending franchisor, has teamed up with eMobilePOS, a pioneer in mobile POS and cloud-based software-as-a-service, and LevelUp, a leader in mobile loyalty payments, to launch an integrated solution that allows Fresh Micro Market operators to process mobile payments and build loyalty direct from the unit’s Apple iPad® POS system, an innovation for the healthy vending industry.
With this new integration, the eMobilePOS system provides the full functionality for self-checkout at any Fresh Micro Market using tablets programmed with QR code and credit card readers.
"Fresh Healthy Vending and Reliable Contractors have been working on this launch for almost a year, watching both LevelUp and eMobilePOS make tremendous advances implementing their programs in the retail space," said Nick Yates, founder of Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc...

Cartridge World Ranks As One Of Top Franchises For Veterans »

November 20, 2014 at 4:35AM PST | Source: Cartridge World

Entrepreneur Magazine Recognizes International Franchisor on Annual List
SPRING GROVE, Ill. - November 20, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - This month, one of the world's leading retailers of printing services and supplies was recognized for more than helping customers save money. Cartridge World was just named to Entrepreneur Magazine's list of America's Top Franchises for Veterans in 2014. The local home and office printing experts were listed at No. 59 in the country.
Franchises ranked in the November issue were evaluated and listed based on their incentives for veterans. Cartridge World has been well-known for offering numerous benefits and discounts for current and retired members of the military ranging from customers to franchisees...

Totally Nutz Launches New Franchise Recruitment Website »

November 20, 2014 at 3:58AM PST | Source: Totally Nutz

November 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // ST. GEORGE, Utah – Totally Nutz – the snack-based quick-serve concept known for its delectable flavors and varieties of cinnamon glazed almonds, pecans and cashews – has unveiled a new franchising website at www.totallynutzfranchise.com that features in-depth details about its unique business model and franchise opportunity.
Tailored to educate people who are considering franchise opportunities, the site is condensed into a one-page format that allows would-be franchisees to quickly navigate to various portals that feature everything from video interviews with founders Matt and Yvette Barker to an explanation of the concept’s core values, earning potential and franchise application process...

Marco's Pizza Franchise Set To Exceed Expansion Goal For 2014 »

November 19, 2014 at 10:48AM PST | Source: Marco's Pizza
Marco's Pizza Opportunities Available

Fastest-Growing Pizza Franchise in the Country Has Added 131 Restaurants This Year
TOLEDO, OH - (Marketwired - Nov 19, 2014) - Marco's Pizza, the fastest-growing pizza franchise in the country, has added 131 restaurants so far this year and is exceeding its expansion goals for 2014.
Just months after opening its 500th store in June, Marco's celebrated the opening of its 565th location and is approaching its next target: 1,000 stores by the end of 2016. The pace of growth is exceeding projections by 40%, putting the company on track to achieve its goal of becoming the country's fourth-largest pizza chain.
"With our growth and momentum picking up, we are becoming a well-known brand that is beginning to own the 'better pizza' category like Five Guys did with hamburgers," said Cameron Cummins, Vice President of Development...

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...

Leading Boxing Fitness Concept Signs Master Franchise License In Mexico »

November 18, 2014 at 5:28AM PST | Source: TITLE Boxing Club
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TITLE Boxing Club Continues Aggressive International Expansion; Appoints Successful Cancun Owners to Drive Efforts
November 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // ANN ARBOR, Mich. - In the midst of a domestic and international growth spurt that has propelled the company to the top of the fitness industry, TITLE Boxing Club, the largest boxing franchise in the nation, announced today the recent signing of a Master Franchise Agreement in Mexico.
After the impressive opening of the company’s first international club in Cancun, Mexico in January 2014, TITLE Boxing Club has named local franchise owners Erika Garcia, Patrick Muldowny and Gustavo Miranda as the newest Master Franchisors for the country. The Cancun club generated the highest first month revenue in the brand’s history and is a prime example of how well the concept translates in other countries...

Medifast Launches New Healthy Living Program And Product Lines »

November 18, 2014 at 5:22AM PST | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers
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Leading Weight-Management Company Tackles Long-Term Wellness with Thrive by Medifast™ and Optimal Health by Take Shape For Life™ Launches
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, weight-loss products and programs, is proud to announce the launch of a new Healthy Living program and line of products.
The product lineup includes the new Dark Chocolate Dream Bar, Salted Caramel Nut Bar, Strawberry Yogurt Bar, Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake, Cookies & Cream Shake, Pina Colada Smoothie, and Strawberry Banana Smoothie. These seven new maintenance products are being launched under two new sub-brands: Thrive by Medifast™ and Optimal Health by Take Shape For Life™...

Cartridge World Attracts Former Retail Managers »

November 18, 2014 at 4:50AM PST | Source: Cartridge World

Big Box Store Closings Create Job Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
SPRING GROVE, Ill. - November 18, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - As major office supply retailers such as Staples, Office Depot and OfficeMax announce the closing of hundreds of stores around the nation, former managers of these locations are finding new, greener pastures in the office product industry. Cartridge World, the world's leading retailer of eco-friendly printer cartridges and printing solutions, is providing office supply professionals an opportunity to stay in the industry - and become their own boss.
The international franchisor, with 1,200 global stores in 50 countries, has seen a surge in interest from those looking to operate their own Cartridge World business...

Massage Envy Spa Opens First New York City Clinic In Midtown »

November 18, 2014 at 4:09AM PST | Source: Massage Envy Spa
Massage Envy Spa  Opportunities Available

Leading Massage Therapy Franchise Plans to Open Two Additional Locations by End of Year
November 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // Scottsdale, Ariz. - Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, announced today the opening of the brand's first New York City clinic in Midtown West. Additional clinics in Gramercy Park and the Upper East Side plan to open by the end of the year.
"We have been looking to develop clinics in Manhattan for some time now as part of our national expansion strategy," said Joe Luongo, chief operating officer of Massage Envy Spa. "Now with the right franchisees in place in Manhattan, Massage Envy Spa is better positioned than ever to bring our members and guests a place to focus on their health and wellness, when and where it's convenient for them...

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...



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