San Clemente, CA --(PR.com)-- Play N Trade Franchise, INC, the fastest growing franchise worldwide, is excited to announce that average store sales saw an increase of 12% for the month of February, 2010 while their same store sales were up 1% over the same period last year. This increase in sales show significant growth compared to the rest of the industry that is currently down 15%, according to NPD sales data.
Play N Trade CEO, Larry Plotnick attributes the industry decline to a lack of retail outlets due to brand closures and as well as a gap of availability of consoles and key titles throughout the month.
"Play N Trade's continued year-to-date growth, which is now 17% above the rest of the industry on a comparable store basis and up 28% on an average store basis, has been driven by the quality of our franchisees," says Plotnick. "Our focus on growth demographics and the value that we provide to the communites we serve sets us apart from our competitors with such programs as retro gaming, our unique "Try Before You Buy" policy, console repairs and in-store tournaments and events."
Play N Trade opened over 5 new stores per month in 2009 and expects to continue to see growth at that pace or even faster throughout 2010.
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. 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.