January 16, 2015 // Franchising.com // The Maids, a leading residential franchise cleaning service, announced that it has been ranked on the Entrepreneur magazine Franchise 500® list. Moving up from last year, The Maids ranked #38 overall, and was named the #1 franchise in the Residential Cleaning category.
"We are honored and excited to receive this acknowledgement from Entrepreneur," said Colin Bishop, president and CEO of The Maids International. "Being identified by Entrepreneur as #1 in the residential cleaning category is a distinction in which we are very proud."
The Entrepreneur rankings, which are noted as the best and most comprehensive rating of franchises in the world, are judged by the same criteria including, financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system, the number of years a company has been in business and the length of time it’s been franchising, startup costs, litigation and percentage of terminations. The full list can be viewed online at www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500.
Entrepreneur magazine is among the most respected business publications. It is dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs worldwide to start and grow successful companies. For 33 years, Entrepreneur has been the definitive guide to all the diverse challenges of business ownership. The magazine has quickly expanded along with the needs of its readers, equipping entrepreneurs with the critical information they require and demand to grow their businesses.
Known for its 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. Visit The Maids (www.maids.com) for more information.
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