October 09, 2008 // Franchise Update // Virginia Beach, VA - Virginia-based FranchiseThis! (www.franchisethis.com) has added beauty franchise opportunity :10 Minute Manicure (www.10minutemanicure.com) to its stable of franchise development companies. The corporate mission of :10 Minute Manicure is to be the leader of express manicure and pedicure services based on its commitment to excel in customer service, to exceed industry standards on cleanliness and its promise to promote healthy nail care through its product offerings and services.
The company currently owns and operates 13 locations in the US and Canada including JFK International, Toronto-Pearson International and Dulles International, among others. With headquarters in Miami, Florida, :10 Minute Manicure plans to continue its home state growth through franchise sales and is targeting airport and street locations in the cities of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Orlando and Fort Myers.
"Our highly visible airport locations served as a launching pad for our franchise business," said :10 Minute Manicure CEO Lorraine O'Neil. We have been surprised by the number of requests we received from people around the globe who want to own and operate a :10 Minute Manicure and we look forward to expanding our business strategically through franchising in the years to come."
In the past decade, the manicure business sector has experienced exponential growth. :10 Minute Manicure entered the crowded market with the goal to elevate the standards and customer perception of the business. A few ways :10 Minute Manicure separates itself from the competition includes using medical grade autoclaves to sterilize tools, nail polishes that are free of harmful chemicals, a time-based service menu to fit any schedule and a professional, inviting store appearance.
":10 Minute Manicure keeps their customers' health and safety in mind," says Miami-based dermatologist Alysa Herman, MD, who serves on the company's advisory board. Their trained nail technicians and cleanliness practices are well ahead of the industry's curve."
FranchiseThis! is a member of the International Franchise Association. The company is wholly-owned by JTH Tax, Inc., (dba Liberty Tax Service) which currently ranks in the top 10 fastest growing franchises based upon the latest Franchise 500 listing by www.entrepreneur.com. The founding mission of FranchiseThis! is to share its expertise in franchising to help emerging business concepts launch a national franchise campaign. For more information, please contact Barry Asimos at 800-420-0819 or email@example.com.