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Geese Chasers Arrives In Long Island, NY »

July 22, 2014 at 8:35AM PDT | Source: Geese Chasers

Mt. Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 - Geese Chasers, the professional geese clearing service that respectfully eliminates bothersome Canada Geese on open spaces with the fastest, most effective, affordable, and humane method possible – highly trained border collies – has opened a new Geese Chasers franchise in the Long Island, New York area. This brings the total of new franchises in North America to four.
"Nobody has the proven success of satisfying its clients by maintaining zero goose population like Geese Chasers," says Michael Mallek co-owner of Geese Chasers of Long Island, NY. Added his fellow co-owner, Eric Hoffman, "It's the premier brand in goose elimination with a demonstrated, very real business opportunity. Geese Chasers is run by a professional and supportive management team...

The Daily Record Names Medifast's Michael MacDonald A "Most Admired CEO" »

July 22, 2014 at 5:16AM PDT | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers

MacDonald Recognized as One of Maryland's Most Inspiring Leaders for Strategic Direction and Innovation at Medifast
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, is proud to announce that Michael MacDonald, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, was named as The Daily Record's Most Admired CEOs.
The Daily Record award recognizes talented business CEOs and nonprofit executive directors throughout Maryland for their leadership and professionalism. The winners are selected based on their leadership, vision, competitiveness, innovation, community service, financial performance, board service and nonprofit involvement...

Planet Beach Highlighted As A Top 15 Evolving Franchise In Entrepreneur Magazine »

July 22, 2014 at 4:13AM PDT | Source: Planet Beach
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July 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // NEW ORLEANS – Planet Beach Franchising Corporation was recently highlighted in the July 2014 issue of Entrepreneur magazine as one of the top 15 evolving franchises in the world for the way it has developed new ways to do business in a business model that traditionally not known for evolving.
Started in 1996, Planet Beach began as a traditional tanning salon that excelled at customer service. Noticing the social and governmental changes headed it’s way in regards to UV-tanning, CEO and Founder Stephen P. Smith came up with the idea of transitioning to an automated spa that gives clients all the services found in a traditional day spa at the push of a button without the need for an attendant...

Maid Simple House Cleaning Franchise Opens In Halton, Ontario »

July 21, 2014 at 8:50AM PDT | Source: Maid Simple House Cleaning

New House Cleaning Franchise Third in Canada for Company
July 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA - Maid Simple House Cleaning of Halton opened on July 1 and serves residents of Halton consisting of Oakville, Burlington, and Milton, Ontario. An affordable cleaning service franchise, Maid Simple House Cleaning was created by the residential maid services company, Maid Brigade.
"I was looking for a franchise model in an industry that was set up for continuous growth," says Paul Garofalo, owner of Maid Simple House Cleaning of Halton. "The cleaning needs of two-income households along with the aging homeowner population, makes the residential cleaning industry a perfect fit."
Prior to investing in a Maid Simple House Cleaning franchise, Garofalo was a business owner involved in the transportation, trucking, and equine ownership industries with more than two decades of entrepreneurial experience...

Planet Beach Helps Promote Annie's Fight With Fundraiser »

July 21, 2014 at 7:08AM PDT | Source: Planet Beach
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July 16, 2014 // Franchising.com // NEW ORLEANS – Planet Beach, the leader in automated spa services, is giving back to the community with a fundraiser to benefit Annie's Fight.
Annie Rossignol is a beautiful 7-year-old girl from Mandeville, LA. On September 4, 2012, she was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Annie's Fight was set up to inform all whom are interested in helping support, donate, volunteer or raise money for Rossignol's expenses. "We are thrilled to be able to make this donation," said Stephen P. Smith, CEO of Planet Beach. "We hope to raise awareness of Annie's situation and hopefully, create some momentum so that more people join the fight against Leukemia and Lymphomia."
Along with Planet Beach, many other businesses and groups are selling bracelets, as well as t-shirts and necklaces to help support Rossignol...

Dental Fix Awards 17th Franchise In Canada »

July 21, 2014 at 6:36AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix
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July 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Florida - Dental Fix has awarded its 46th franchise of 2014, in Ontario, Canada to Brian Quinn, Dental Fix announced today.
The signed agreement will be the 17th van to launch in Canada, and is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 700 new vans over the next five years. With 97 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...

Medifast, Inc. To Announce Financial Results For The Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 »

July 21, 2014 at 6:07AM PDT | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, will announce financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Thursday, August 7, 2014, after market close. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results with additional comments and details. Participants from the Company will be Michael C. MacDonald, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Timothy Robinson, Chief Financial Officer; and Margaret Sheetz, President and Chief Operating Officer.
The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on August 7, 2014. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet hosted at the Investor Relations section of Medifast's website at www...

Dental Fix Awards 1st Franchise In Seattle, Washington »

July 18, 2014 at 7:48AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix
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July 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Florida - Dental Fix has awarded its 44th franchise of 2014, in Seattle, Washington to Nasir Abbas, Dental Fix announced today.
The signed agreement will be the 1st van to launch in the State of Washington, and is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 700 new vans over the next five years. With 97 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...

Sky Zone Awards Three Franchise Locations In Louisiana »

July 17, 2014 at 8:55AM PDT | Source: Sky Zone
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First Sky Zone All-Walled Trampoline Playing Courts to Open in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans
July 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES - Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, creator of the world's first all-walled trampoline park, announced it has awarded its newest franchises in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans, La. with plans to open all locations in the next 18 months. With over 70 open locations, 90 additional parks under development and 20 which are projected to open by the end of 2014, Sky Zone is the ultimate WoW experience for teens, parents and kids to jump, leap and defy gravity on the patented trampoline playing court.
Sky Zone provides guests with the pure joy that comes with flying during activities such as Open Jump, offering a court of connecting trampolines, Sky Slam which gives guests the opportunity to slam dunk a basketball and SkyRobics, an innovative fitness class that burns up to 1,000 calories in one hour...

Wayback Burgers Gives Free Hotdogs To First 50 Customers »

July 16, 2014 at 9:57AM PDT | Source: Wayback Burgers
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America's Hometown Burger Joint Celebrates National Hotdog Day
July 16, 2014 // Franchising.com // CHESHIRE, CT ­-­ Recognized as one of the most aggressive and ambitious "better burger" brands in the United States, Wayback Burgers, with over 80 locations, will be giving away FREE hotdogs to the first 50 customers on Wednesday, July 23 to celebrate National Hot Dog Day. In addition, hotdogs will also be buy one, get one free the remainder of the day.
Wayback Burgers is home to the Wayback Dog that features a perfect combination of bacon, cheese, grilled onions and Wayback Gold Sauce. Also on the Wayback Burgers menu is The Classic Chili Cheese Dog and The Plain Dog, to be personally customized with specialty toppings.
"We're excited to be celebrating National Hotdog Day by giving back to our loyal customers with our buy one get one free hotdog special," said John Eucalitto, president, Jake's Franchising, LLC...

Experienced Entrepreneur And Publisher Assumes Ownership Of Valpak Of Southeast Wisconsin »

July 16, 2014 at 7:53AM PDT | Source: Valpak
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Kevin Ford Brings Savings to Businesses and Residents
July 11, 2014 // Franchising.com // LARGO, FL - Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced that Kevin Ford has acquired the Valpak of Southeast Wisconsin territory. Ford brings three decades of publishing, sales and advertising experience to his new venture with Valpak. Ford and his team of sales people recently sent out their first Valpak signature blue envelope to nearly 440,000 homes in the Greater Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha areas.
"I am excited to utilize my past experience in publishing and advertising sales to bring businesses throughout the community Valpak's unique print and digital advertising solutions," said Ford, Valpak of Southeast Wisconsin franchisee...

New Marketing Tools Provided To Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Store Owners Simplify Local Marketing And Improve Store Sales »

July 16, 2014 at 5:32AM PDT | Source: Max Muscle Sports Nutrition

(PRWEB) July 15, 2014 - Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) gives Max Muscle Sports Nutrition (MMSN) store owners access to templated marketing pieces. These pieces are created by MMSN corporate to create a consistent branding throughout their franchised network of stores. The templated pieces are made to be customized - giving each store the ability to speak to their target audience and increase the rate of store purchases through their marketing efforts. This service allows MMSN stores to be more successful - After all, who knows a store's customers better than the store owners themselves?
The LMAP platform makes it easier for a franchisee to select a marketing tactic, determine a budget and create all of the graphical elements needed with just the push of a button...

Colorado Native Returns Home With Whacky New Idea »

July 16, 2014 at 5:22AM PDT | Source: French Fry Heaven
French Fry Heaven Opportunities Available

Colorado (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 - Scott Nelowet, grew up in Englewood, went through the Cherry Creek system before graduating from Kent Denver. His whole family still lives and works in Colorado. Three years ago he started what has become one of the hottest franchise companies in the country, but until now he didn’t have the correct franchisees to open it up in his home state.
"I have been looking for just the right franchisees to bring back home. They had to have the passion for Colorado and the right amount of creativity to launch my snack brand on the most open minded population in the country. I found the perfect pair in George and Victoria Stone from Colorado Springs. They have an awesome background in retail and the right amount of passion to be the first French Fry Heaven franchisees in Colorado...

Valpak Of Omaha Wins Small Business Of The Month Award From Greater Omaha Chamber Of Commerce »

July 16, 2014 at 5:19AM PDT | Source: Valpak
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July 10, 2014 // Franchising.com // OMAHA, NE - Valpak of Omaha has been named The Small Business of The Month in the region for the month of July by The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. The local Valpak franchise was nominated by several of their clients over the past months and was chosen by a committee of stellar local business leaders.
"We are more than excited to be awarded with the Small Business of the Month Award," said Farkas "It is a huge deal and an honor to be chosen by such an esteemed group of business owners."
"It's humbling," Farkas told the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. "When you look through the list of companies that have won in the past, you don't see a lot of direct marketing companies," said Farkas, who owns and operates Valpak of Omaha with his wife, Mimi Rogers...

Dental Fix Awards 16th Franchise In Canada »

July 16, 2014 at 4:18AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix
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July 15, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Florida - Dental Fix has awarded its 43rd franchise of 2014, in Ontario, Canada to Mark James, Dental Fix announced today.
The signed agreement will be the 16th van to launch in Canada, and is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 700 new vans over the next five years. With 97 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...

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Of Chattanooga Selected For Outdoor Lighting Project For The Lookout Mountain Fairyland Club »

July 15, 2014 at 8:34AM PDT | Source: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives
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Richmond, VA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 - Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Chattanooga, Tennessee recently celebrated the completion of a custom outdoor lighting design project for The Lookout Mountain Fairyland Club, a historical club and venue nestled on the side of Lookout Mountain just minutes from downtown Chattanooga.
Known as the gem of north Georgia, the Lookout Mountain Fairyland Clubwas established in 1926 and features a clubhouse honed from local mountain stone with an entrance guarded by two massive natural rock formations referred to as the "Twin Sisters." The 34,000 square foot clubhouse is situated on a 29-acre estate and along with the amenities a clubhouse venue provides, features a state-of-the-art fitness facility, a six court tennis complex, a newly constructed outdoor pavilion, a pool and outdoor entertaining areas...

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Of Colorado Selected For Willow Creek 2 HOA Clubhouse Project »

July 15, 2014 at 6:11AM PDT | Source: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Opportunities Available

Richmond, VA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 - Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Coloradorecently celebrated the completion of a custom interior lighting project for the Willow Creek 2 HOA community clubhouse as part of a renovation effort to upgrade and enhance the property.
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.
"Because of our expertise and reputation for quality in the outdoor lighting area, we are often called on to bid on interior lighting projects," explained Mead Noss, the Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchisee in Colorado...

Sky Zone Awards Franchise In Sarasota »

July 15, 2014 at 4:28AM PDT | Source: Sky Zone
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Creator Of The World's First All-Trampoline Walled Playing Court Is Coming To Town
July 15, 2014 // Franchising.com // Sarsota, Fla. - Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, creator of the world's first all-walled trampoline playing court, announced it has awarded its newest franchise in Sarasota with plans to open their doors in December 2014. For a WoW experience, the brand new 30,000 square foot facility, being built from the ground up will include courts for Open Jump, Ultimate Dodgeball, SkySlam, SkyRobics and a Foam Zone.
Sky Zone will defy gravity with its newest park, offering residents of Sarasota the ultimate 3-D play experience. The all-trampoline walled courts are designed for optimal air time with popular activities such as Open Jump, offering a court of connecting trampolines where the sky is the limit, Ultimate Dodgeball, for a fresh new take on that favorite childhood pastime, Sky Slam which gives everyone the opportunity to slam dunk a basketball and SkyRobics, an innovative fitness class that burns up to 1,000 calories in one hour...

Burger 21 To Open First Arizona Restaurant In Scottsdale On July 21 »

July 14, 2014 at 6:58AM PDT | Source: Burger 21
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Scottsdale Location of Award-Winning Fast Casual Chain to Donate 10 Percent of Sales to 100 Club of Arizona on Opening Day 
July 14, 2014 // Franchising.com // TAMPA, Fla. - Burger 21®, a new better burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot® Restaurants, Inc. franchise company based in Tampa, Fla., announced today its first restaurant in the western U.S. will open in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Monday, July 21 in Seville Shopping Center located at 7001 N. Scottsdale Road. To celebrate with the community, the first 100 guests to visit the restaurant on opening day will receive a free Burger 21 t-shirt and all guests will have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a free tailgate grill.
In addition, ten percent of all proceeds on opening day in Scottsdale will be donated to the 100 Club of Arizona, a local non-profit that provides assistance to statewide public safety agencies, officers, firefighters, paramedics and their families...

Gwyneth Paltrow And David Babaii's Partnership With Blo Blow Dry Bar And Body By Blo »

July 11, 2014 at 6:39AM PDT | Source: Blo Blow Dry Bar

Expand Their Beauty Empire with the Opening of a New Location in Tampa, FL
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 - Ari Yakobson, Blo Blow Dry Bar and Body By Blo's CEO, along with Academy Award winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow and hairstylist to the stars, David Babaii, reveal their added growth in North America. The new Blo location will be opening in Tampa, FL on Friday, July 25, 2014. It is located at 4102-2 Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL and can be reached at blotampa(at)blomedry(dot)com or calling 813-877- BODY.
The new Blo/Body By Blo franchise partner, Cynthia Keenan, says: "I'm excited to bring this fashion-forward, trend setting company to Tampa. Blo is a leader in the industry and with partnerships with the best in our business, like David Babaii and Gwyneth Paltrow, Tampa women will have the latest style solutions in their own backyard...



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