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Wireless Zone® To Exhibit At Franchise Expo South February 5-7 »

January 30, 2015 at 11:15AM PST | Source: Wireless Zone® Franchise

January 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // Nation's largest Verizon Wireless franchise retailer to offer exclusive business opportunities for Texas market and beyond at booth 109.
Who:
Wireless Zone®, the nation's largest Verizon Wireless franchise retailer.
What: Franchise Expo South
Wireless Zone will exhibit and highlight franchise opportunities available throughout the U.S. for entrepreneurs, business individuals and groups, as well as potential franchisees. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the company's upcoming expansions in Texas, New York, Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida and more, as well as, the benefits of owning a Wireless Zone store.
When:
Thursday, February 5, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p...

Growth Coach Announces Amanda Hood As New Director Of Operations »

January 30, 2015 at 8:56AM PST | Source: The Growth Coach
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The Growth Coach, the #1 business and sales coaching franchise in the country last year according to Entrepreneur Magazine, brought on Amanda Hood to help the company grow.
Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 - The Growth Coach is pleased to announce that Amanda Hood has joined the team as the company's new Director of Operations.
The Growth Coach, the #1 business and sales coaching franchise in the country last year according to Entrepreneur Magazine, is dedicated to helping business leaders, small business owners, sales people and self-employed professionals find success at work and balance in life. Growth Coaches offer various Strategic Mindset workshops, one-to-one coaching services, remote coaching delivered via phone and web, and coaching for special projects as well as alternative financing, business valuation services, web coaching, sales mapping and more...

BookKeeping Express Partners With Aire Serv® To Boost HVAC Franchise's Bottom Line »

January 30, 2015 at 8:36AM PST | Source: Bookkeeping Express Centre

January 21, 2015 // Franchising.com // TYSONS CORNER, Va. - BookKeeping Express (BKE) has partnered with Aire Serv, a 175-location franchise that provides commercial and residential installation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and indoor air quality systems.
BKE improves the organization's financial well-being through its specialized franchisor accounting platform, which leverages its expertise in business process outsourcing to create a win-win situation for the entire Aire Serv franchise system and its parent company, The Dwyer Group®.
The franchisor accounting platform ensures that the franchisor receives the right reports from each franchisee, turned in on-time so the profit picture is always complete, clear and current; and franchisees receive the back-office financial support they need to run their business...

DQ® Brand Helps America Raise Romance Grade From F To A This Valentine's Day »

January 30, 2015 at 8:36AM PST | Source: DQ Grill & Chill

The Dairy Queen® system creates one-of-a-kind Red Velvet Cupid Cake and Red Velvet Spoon Case to help fans seeking more originality in Valentine's Day gifting.
January 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS - The Dairy Queen system, a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A and BRK.B) company, is helping fans raise America's romance grade. According to a national poll*, the average American gives their significant other an "F" on Romance, and 62 percent of Americans receive clichéd Valentine's gifts. The DQ® brand aims to raise the grade and #breakthecliche of unimaginative Valentine's Day gifts by introducing the "perfect for two" Red Velvet Cupid Cake, which includes dreamy soft serve blended with romantic red velvet cake pieces, and the Red Velvet Spoon Case for Valentine's Day...

The Dairy Queen® System Honors U.S. Foods Alabama With Distributor Of The Year Award »

January 30, 2015 at 7:31AM PST | Source: DQ Grill & Chill

Jan. 9, 2015 - MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Unified Supply Chain, Inc. (USCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of International Dairy Queen, Inc. (IDQ), has named Montgomery-based U.S. Foods Alabama as Distributor of the Year.
According to USCI Chief Supply Chain Officer Roger Hubbard, U.S. Foods Alabama is a true partner of the Dairy Queen® system that consistently delivers the highest level of service. “U.S. Foods Alabama is a leader in the industry. The team’s attention to detail ensures that our Dairy Queen and Orange Julius® franchisees throughout Alabama operate seamlessly, efficiently and successfully. We appreciate their dedication to outstanding service.”
Distributor of the Year is one of several awards presented annually by USCI to partners who provide superior service and outstanding support to the Dairy Queen system...

Snap Fitness Pledges 300k Hours Of Community Involvement »

January 30, 2015 at 7:24AM PST | Source: Snap Fitness

Worldwide Leader in 24/7 Fitness Clubs Announces New Campaign
January 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS - To celebrate reaching 300,000 Facebook likes, Snap Fitness pledged to match that amount in hours in community service and involvement with its "Snap Serves" campaign. To celebrate its ever-growing social media persona, the brand is honoring this impressive feat by getting clubs around the world involved in impacting people's lives outside gym walls.
"I'm a firm believer in giving back to the community," Founder/CEO Peter Taunton said. "No matter how big or small, the time and effort you give to helping others can truly change lives."
Over the next year, Snap Fitness will be tracking its way to 300,000 hours on social media...

Galliker Dairy Receives The Dairy Queen® System's Distinguished Dairy Of The Year Award »

January 30, 2015 at 6:26AM PST | Source: DQ Grill & Chill

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – For the second consecutive year, Galliker Dairy in Johnstown, Pa. has been named Dairy of the Year by Unified Supply Chain, Inc. (USCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of International Dairy Queen, Inc. (IDQ).
"We have partnered with Galliker Dairy for more than 15 years, and they continue to receive superior ratings in product quality and customer service," said Roger Hubbard, Chief Supply Chain Officer for USCI. "Partners like Galliker Dairy are extremely important to our treat business. Galliker Dairy continues to exceed our stringent guidelines."
Every year, the Dairy Queen® system recognizes partners that provide excellent service to Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill® locations in the United States...

ServiceMaster NCR Helped The Salvation Army Raise Money Over The Holidays With Red Kettles »

January 30, 2015 at 6:22AM PST | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
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ServiceMaster NCR, a ServiceMaster franchise that provides services to Alexandria, VA and the Washington, DC metro area, helped the Salvation Army raise over $1500 this past holiday season.
Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 - Over this past holiday season, ServiceMaster NCR, a provider of disaster restoration and cleaning services to Alexandria, VA and the Washington, DC metro area, gave back to their community by raising money for the local Salvation Army. Staff members of ServiceMaster NCR donated their time and effort into volunteering to collect donations for the Salvation Army with red kettles. The red kettles are a holiday tradition of the Salvation Army dating back to the turn of the 20th century and ServiceMaster NCR was able to raise $1,820...

The Dairy Queen® System Recognizes Birchwood Foods As Supplier Of The Year »

January 30, 2015 at 4:45AM PST | Source: DQ Grill & Chill

January 09, 2015 // Franchising.com // KENOSHA, Wisc. – For the second consecutive year, Birchwood Foods in Kenosha, Wis. has been named Supplier of the Year by Unified Supply Chain, Inc. (USCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of International Dairy Queen, Inc. (IDQ).
"The Dairy Queen® system has partnered with Birchwood Farms for almost 40 years," said USCI Chief Supply Chain Officer Roger Hubbard. "Throughout that time, Birchwood has always demonstrated exemplary performance and attention to detail. They provide us with cost saving strategies which are important to our franchisees as we continue to grow our food business."
Birchwood Foods provides ground beef patties to many Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill® locations in the U...

Leadership Resolutions To Drive Small Business Success In 2015 »

January 30, 2015 at 4:15AM PST | Source: AdviCoach

National business coaching and advisory firm, AdviCoach®, shares effective goals to elevate leadership and promote business in the New Year.
January 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // SOUTHBURY, Conn. – As a small business grows and company culture and structure evolves with the various and changing industry landscapes, the leadership styles of those business owners tend to reflect that evolution. In order to maintain strong leadership skills that are crucial in any developing or established business, AdviCoach, a national business coaching and advisory firm customized for small- to mid-size businesses (SMBs), provides the top three leadership goals every business owner should have to drive business and effectively lead their team in 2015...

The Dairy Queen® System Kicks Off Its 75th Anniversary With Free Cone Day »

January 29, 2015 at 11:28AM PST | Source: DQ Grill & Chill

Donations will be accepted for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®
MINNEAPOLIS –  Jan. 8, 2015 - To celebrate its 75th anniversary, the Dairy Queen® system (NYSE: BRK.A and BRK.B) will offer a great deal at participating locations to all fans on March 16, 2015: a free cone.
On that day, the 75th day of the calendar year, participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill® locations will serve fans a free small vanilla soft-serve cone with the signature curl on top.
The DQ® system will also collect donations for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which raises funds to help save and improve the lives of kids treated at 170 children’s hospitals across the U.S. and Canada...

Two Men And A Truck Wraps Up Successful 2014, Fuels Future Expansion In 2015 »

January 29, 2015 at 11:01AM PST | Source: TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

Thriving Franchise Brand Maintains 61 Straight Months of Growth; Signs 30 Agreements in 2014
LANSING, Mich. - Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Two Men And A Truck, the industry's leading moving services franchise, enters 2015 with confidence after wrapping up strong fourth quarter results in 2014, most notably posting 61 straight months of growth and 45 consecutive months of record growth, positioning the nationally-recognized brand for continued upward momentum in 2015.
Two Men And A Truck reported a solid fourth quarter of 2014 with impressive results, disclosing revenues totaling more than $350,000,000, a 13.68 percent growth over the previous year. December proved to be a highly successful month for the brand, netting more than $25,000,000 in revenue, a 17...

Award-Winning Fast Causal Concept Announces Record Growth In 2014 »

January 29, 2015 at 10:37AM PST | Source: Saladworks

As More Americans Eat Healthy, Saladworks Continues to Grow
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - Saladworks, the nation's first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept is extremely excited to announce major growth accomplishments in 2014, setting up 2015 to be the 'Year of the Salad!'
Saladworks, opened 15 new restaurants in 2014 and expanded to new markets including Morgantown, West Virginia, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Greensboro, North Carolina, Seattle, Washington, Rochester, NY, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Bowling Green, Kentucky and Franklin, Tennessee. To continue its successes in International expansion, Saladworks opened four new locations in Singapore, Dubai and Canada. The company also brought on new franchisees representing future locations...

Fort Lauderdale-based Anago Cleaning Systems Endows Nova Southeastern University With Scholarship »

January 29, 2015 at 8:08AM PST | Source: Anago Cleaning Systems
Anago Cleaning Systems Opportunities Available

David Povlitz & Terry Mollica Aspiring Entrepreneur Scholarship Helps Talented Students Overcome Financial Barriers to their Education
January 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Anago Cleaning Systems (Anago) announced the recent endowment of a yearly scholarship for deserving students enrolled in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
"Scholoarship gifts from our local business partners help the university attract exceptional students and offer them assistance to better enjoy their educational experience," said J. Preston Jones, Dean of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship. "Anago Cleaning Systems’ generosity will not only touch our students’ lives every day, but inspire them to give back to others in need and make a difference in the world...

PostNet Ranked A Top Franchise By Franchise Business Review »

January 29, 2015 at 7:55AM PST | Source: PostNet Postal & Business Services

PostNet Ranked 12th in 2015 Top 200 List
DENVER, CO - (Marketwired - Jan 29, 2015) - Franchise Business Review, a franchise market research firm, announced today that PostNet joins the elite list of companies earning a spot in their annual Top 200 Franchise Companies List. The list, entitled The Best of the Best, Top 200 Franchise Systems List for 2015, ranked hundreds of participating franchise companies by their overall levels of franchise owner satisfaction.
PostNet ranked 12th in its category of business services, which is one of the categories that has the highest number of franchises. The digital printing industry is expected to more than double by 2024, according to a recent report from Smithers PIRA. The digital printing, online marketing and shipping market has an expected combined value of more than $380 billion...

ServiceMaster Of Salt Lake Expands Services To Provide Hoarding Cleaning To Salt Lake City And Surrounding Towns »

January 29, 2015 at 5:16AM PST | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 - Hoarding is a major concern for many people living in the U.S. It is considered a disorder and while it starts out as modest collecting, it gradually develops into a complete inability to throw anything away including garbage, food containers, and newspapers. ServiceMaster of Salt Lake has recently expanded their services to include hoarding cleaning services for Salt Lake City and the surrounding towns of Orem and Provo, UT. Because hoarding is caused by a mental disorder, it is the responsibility of a friend or loved one to contact ServiceMaster of Salt Lake for hoarding cleaning services before the hoarder creates dangerous living conditions inside the home.
Cleaning up the home of a hoarder is a serious business as a hoard of collected items can not only block off some areas of the home but also harbor bacteria and other biohazard material which can have serious health implications...

Decor&You Shares 4 Ways To Keep Clutter From Overtaking Your Life »

January 29, 2015 at 4:16AM PST | Source: Decor&You

National Interior Decorator Offers Effective Strategies for the Silent Majority Who Experience Clutter
SOUTHBURY, CT - (Marketwired - Jan 28, 2015) - Have you ever heard the expression "too much of a good thing?" While the expression often refers to overwhelming feelings from eating too much of a delectable dessert or having close family stay at your home one day too long, it's also appropriate in a variety of other contexts - especially aspects of the décor process. For example, homeowners may find themselves idealizing the idea of storage space and seizing any opportunity for more without considering whether more storage space is really necessary.
Decor&You, one of America's leading, full-service interior decorating franchises, challenges homeowners to take a step back and evaluate the items overcrowding their storage...

Taking The Leap Toward Self-Sufficiency: Letting Go Of Fear »

January 28, 2015 at 9:34AM PST | Source: The Entrepreneur's Source

The Entrepreneur's Source®, a national alternative career coaching franchise, offers New Year advice for aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners.
January 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Southbury, CT – Along with every New Year come new expectations for self-improvement regarding both personal life and work. While the economy and job market continue to improve and 2015 is finally here, why spend another year trying to survive the corporate grind and feeling like you are working on someone else's dream instead of your own? Terry Powell, founder of The Entrepreneur's Source®, an alternative career coaching franchise dedicated to individuals wanting to explore their options to become self-sufficient, suggests that it might be time to leave behind the fears of the unknown and finally take steps toward self-sufficiency and true work-life balance by pursuing entrepreneurship...

Army Veteran Opens New Fresh Coat Painters Business In O'Fallon »

January 28, 2015 at 7:46AM PST | Source: Fresh Coat

The new business, Fresh Coat Painters of O'Fallon, offers residential and commercial painting services including interior and exterior painting, wood staining and finishing, and other services for nearly every protective coating application.
O'Fallon, MO (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 - David Anthony is looking forward to bringing the dedication he learned in the military to his new business, Fresh Coat Painters of O'Fallon.
Fresh Coat Painters of O'Fallon offers residential and commercial painting services including interior and exterior painting, wood staining and finishing, and other services for nearly every protective coating application. They use quality, environmentally safe materials and offer a 24/7 customer service center, online scheduling, in-home color design consultations, and detailed quotes...

ServiceMaster Of North Texas In Dallas, TX Expands Their Digital Marketing With RestorationMasterFinder.com »

January 28, 2015 at 5:04AM PST | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

Adding a Plano, TX Location
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 - ServiceMaster of North Texas is a ServiceMaster franchise in Garland, TX that provides disaster restoration and cleaning services to Garland, Dallas, and the surrounding communities. They are members of the lead generation website RestorationMasterFinder.com and they recently expanded their digital marketing through this website by adding a new location to their micro-site for Plano, TX. This new location will help those that need disaster restoration and cleaning services in Plano, TX find their service pages much easier through major search engines and local based searches.
By including Plano, TX as a location on their micro-site on RestorationMasterFinder.com, ServiceMaster of North Texas has expanded their online marketing outreach to help generate more calls and conversions in their service area and reach a bigger pool of potential customers...



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