Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery Celebrates 2018 Successes; Thinks Paws-itively about 2019
January 09, 2019 // Franchising.com // CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery, a full-line specialty retail destination for dogs and cats, is celebrating an incredible year of achievements.
A go-to spot for companion animals and pet lovers alike, Wag N’ Wash reached locations across eight states with its most recent openings in Broomfield, Colorado, and Lakeville, Minnesota. The brand, beloved for its all-natural pet foods and self-wash services, also unveiled an improved VIP Loyalty Program that better prioritizes the items and services that are most important to each individual guest.
Some additional recognitions from 2018 include:
- Wag N’ Wash landed a spot on the esteemed Franchise Times Top 200+ list alongside the country’s largest franchise systems.
- Franchise Gator named Wag N’ Wash #4 on their “Top 100 Emerging Brands” list and #48 in the “Fastest Growing Brands” category.
- The brand received Pet Product News’ “Best Franchise” business achievement award.
"Wag N’ Wash would not be where it is today without our team’s collaborative culture and drive to exceed expectations,” said Rob Flanagan, president of Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery. “This year we’ve made meaningful improvements in how we communicate and operate as a franchise system. These efforts have had a positive impact on our most loyal guardians and their companions.”
As Wag N’ Wash looks ahead to 2019, the pet grooming and retailer will continue to pave the path for companion pet lovers to receive top-quality products and services for their companions. The brand is also making strides with existing franchise operations with plans to launch a new consumer website, a learning management system to help onboard new franchisees as well as train new team members, and is exploring a new POS system. .
Since Wag N’ Wash’s inception in 1999, the Colorado-based company has been a leading place for pet guardians to find quality goods and services for their pet companions, and simply be pet people. Among the store’s offerings are various brands of all-natural pet foods for dogs and cats, supplements, collars and leads, toys, supplies and unique goods. In addition, Wag N’ Wash’s do-it-yourself dog wash facility is designed to put convenience and fun into the “chore” of washing your dog.
With nearly 20 offices open throughout the country, Wag N’ Wash is focused on growing the brand in 2019 with qualified franchisees who have the ambition and skillset to succeed with the company.
The average investment to own and operate a Wag N’ Wash 3,500-4,200 square foot store is approximately $638,420. This includes the initial franchise fee of $45,000, build-out costs, training expenses, the first three months of rent, furniture, signage, computer equipment, inventory and supplies, initial advertising and grand opening costs. Two- and three-unit agreements are also available to select and qualified candidates.
About Wag N’ Wash
Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery, a full-line specialty retail destination for cats and dogs, has a mission to recognize, promote and foster the positive impact that companion pets and their humans have on each other. Wag N’ Wash provides fresh-baked dog treats, natural food, supplements, full-service grooming and self-wash facilities and toys. Today, there are 19 Wag N’ Wash locations in eight states.
To learn more about Wag N’ Wash, please visit https://wagnwash.com.
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