Franchise Market Magazine Ranks "Best High Growth Opportunities" for 2008
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Play N Trade Franchise, Inc., one of the fastest-growing franchises worldwide, today announced that Franchise Market Magazine has recognized it as number seven in its "Top 100 Fastest Growing Franchises" list for 2008. The rankings identify the "best high growth opportunities," based on the number of units and growth rates across all sectors in the franchise industry.
"The explosive growth of the video game market and our franchise-only business model are what propelled Play N Trade into the top 10 in record time," said Ron Simpson, founder of Play N Trade. "We are the only video game franchise opportunity included in the entire 100, and the companies that rank ahead of us have been in business much longer than we have. Entrepreneurs realize that Play N Trade offers the best opportunity to be part of the video game market, which is the strongest sector in retail, achieving record-breaking sales for the past two years and showing no sign of slowing down."
Play N Trade delivers a unique customer experience that goes beyond traditional "cash-and-carry" shopping. In addition to an extensive selection of new and used video games, consoles and accessories ranging from classic to most current, Play N Trade stores host local and national tournaments, offer disc and console repair services, and a "try any game before you buy" policy. Customers can buy, sell and trade-in used games, consoles, accessories and cell phones for in-store credit toward the purchase of any product or service in the store.
"Play N Trade is creating a buzz among gamers as the number one alternative to big box retailers and other video game stores, and that buzz is setting a trend for consumers," Simpson said. "We are on track to continue our phenomenal growth rate throughout 2008 as hard core enthusiasts, casual gamers and other consumers make Play N Trade their destination of choice for all of their video gaming needs."
Play N Trade is the largest and fastest-growing video game franchise worldwide. It is also one of the fastest-growing franchises worldwide across all industries. To date, the company has sold more than 425 franchises, opened more than 130 stores, and is now opening a new store every other day. The company provides exceptional training, support and marketing systems to its store owners, who in turn provide an outstanding customer experience for their shoppers. Play N Trade customers can try any video game before they buy, participate in local and national tournaments, have their consoles and games repaired, as well as buy, sell and trade video games. Please visit www.playntrade.com or call 1.888.PNT.GAME for more information.