June 03, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C.- Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced today that the company’s first franchise location in the state of Washington is officially open for business. Zippy Shell of Greater Seattle will serve the Seattle and Bellevue markets under the ownership of DJ Johnson. Greater Seattle is the first of six new Zippy Shell franchise locations opening up within the next few weeks.
"The Zippy Shell® brand brings an easy and convenient storage and moving solution to the Pacific Northwest," Johnson said. "The Seattle/Bellevue market has become one of the fastest growing markets in the nation over the last few years."
The new Seattle location is one of 43 corporately and franchise owned Zippy Shell locations in 78 markets throughout the United States. This year, the franchise growth has been very strong and Zippy Shell USA is expecting its best year for franchise growth since its inception.
"Any time we open in a new state and one of the top markets in the country it is exciting for us as a company", Rick Del Sontro, CEO of Zippy Shell, USA said. "Adding an individual such as DJ as our owner operator for such a key area is so important to us. We believe that there is a very strong demand for storage and moving services in the Greater Seattle area and the Zippy Shell® brand is going to offer not only a solution but a very strong one."
The continued growth of the Zippy Shell® Brand recently earned the company the rank of No. 368 Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 500 Franchises and No. 28 in Entrepreneur’s Top New Franchise list for 2014. The Zippy Shell offering was also announced as a recipient of the Franchise Business Review 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Award.
"The value, convenience and flexibility we bring to self-storage customers in the Seattle / Bellevue market is unmatched" Johnson said. "We are excited about the opportunity to offer storage and moving solutions that meet our customers’ needs and simplify their lives."
Zippy Shell USA, LLC is a domestic franchisor of a patent pending and unique mobile self-storage system. The Zippy Shell system currently has 43 independent owned operators of the Zippy Shell Brand in 78 markets. Zippy Shell USA, LLC is headquartered in Washington DC. Entrepreneurs interested in learning more about Zippy Shell franchise opportunities should visit http://www.zippyshell.com. Each Zippy Shell location is independently owned and operated. Zippy Shell ® is an exclusive licensed trademark of Zippy Shell USA., LLC.
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