December 21, 2011 // Franchising.com // OMAHA, Neb. - The Maids ranks 43 overall on the prestigious Entrepreneur 2012 Franchise 500 list and holds the top spot in its category.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled that The Maids continues to place high on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list and we're honored to hold the top ranking in our category,” said Colin Bishop, president and chief executive officer of THE MAIDS International, Inc. “Being identified by Entrepreneur for our successes is a great distinction and we are very proud.”
The Entrepreneur rankings, which are noted as the best and most comprehensive rating of franchises in the world, are comprised from franchise companies that submit full Uniform Franchise Offering Circulars (UFOCs) or Canadian disclosure documents to Entrepreneur.
All companies listed in the Franchise 500® list are scored using an exclusive Franchise 500® formula rendered through objective, quantifiable measures of a franchise operation. The most important factors include financial strength and stability, growth rate, size of the system, startup costs, litigation, percentage of terminations, number of years in business, length of time franchising and whether the company provides financing. Financial data is audited by an independent CPA.
Entrepreneur magazine is among the most respected business publications. It is dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs worldwide to start and grow successful companies. The publication has a circulation of over 600,000 readers and offers more than 40 columns, departments and feature articles every month on how to strengthen a company’s technology, management, marketing and financial expertise. To learn more about THE MAIDS franchise opportunities http://www.themaidsfranchise.com/.
Known for its patented 22-Step Healthy Touch® Deep Cleaning System, The Maids is the only franchised residential cleaning service to clean for health, combining environmentally preferable cleaning supplies and state-of-the-art equipment with a methodical process to maintain the healthiest living environment possible for families. The Maids enjoys a 96 percent customer referral rate distinguishing them as the residential cleaning service of choice.