Pinch A Penny Pool Patio And Spa Continues Texas Expansion With Opening Of First Plano Location
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Pinch A Penny Pool Patio And Spa Continues Texas Expansion With Opening Of First Plano Location

Leading Swimming Pool Retail & Service Grows Footprint in the Dallas-Fort Worth Market and Announces Plans to Meet with Candidates at Houston Franchise Show on May 18

April 18, 2019 // // CLEARWATER, Fla. - Pinch A Penny Pool Patio and Spa, the world’s largest swimming pool retail, service, and repair franchise, announced the opening of its first Plano, Texas location. Located at 7200 Independence Parkway Suite #244, the leading franchise concept’s new store marks its third Dallas-Fort Worth area location and 18th in the state, and is fueled by the brand’s ongoing growth efforts in Texas. The Plano Pinch A Penny will be owned and operated by first-time franchisee Lisa Ifland, who joins Pinch A Penny after spending nearly two decades in the foodservice industry.

“After researching countless potential franchise options, Pinch A Penny’s family-oriented approach to business aligned most with my own core values, and the brand’s consistent success throughout its rich company history made it the obvious choice,” said Lisa Ifland, owner of Pinch A Penny of Plano. “I spent decades in the foodservice industry, a segment that is oversaturated with franchising opportunities, so I know firsthand how important it is to select a concept that has a proven business model. I have no doubt that Pinch A Penny’s comprehensive training programs and unparalleled corporate support will provide me with the necessary tools to build a successful business and bring quality service to my community.”

After seeing tremendous development success in 2018, Pinch A Penny has accelerated its growth strategy for the Southeast and Texas in particular, with the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area continuing to be a prime target market. The company’s latest opening in Plano is the third new store to open in Texas this year, and its strong pipeline positions the brand to continue pushing its footprint further in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio over the next several years. To further fuel the brand’s growth strategy, Pinch A Penny will be exhibiting at the 2019 Houston Franchise Show on May 18, meeting with potential franchisees and fortifying relationships in the area.

“With our existing locations in Texas continuing to exceed expectations, the opening of our newest store in Plano is a direct reflection of the momentum we’ve continued to build in the Lone Star State, and we know we’re just getting started,” said Michael Arrowsmith, Chief Development Officer of Pinch A Penny Pool Patio and Spa. “Lisa and her husband, Tim, share our passion for operating a business with family-focused values, and they’re the perfect partners to bring Pinch A Penny’s signature high-quality retail experience to the Plano community. We look forward to continuing to connect with entrepreneurs and prospective franchisees looking to be a part of our brand’s exciting expansion in the state of Texas.”

Pinch A Penny Pool Patio and Spa of Plano will serve customers Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information on the new Plano store, call 469-815-8385 or visit

With more than 250 locations across the Southeastern U.S. and Texas, Pinch A Penny Pool Patio and Spa has developed a reputation for delivering best-in-class customer service and expertise while offering the highest quality in products and supplies. Pinch A Penny Pool Patio and Spa offers customers a one-stop shop for all of their pool and spa supply needs with one of the most complete lines of pool chemicals, maintenance equipment, as well as parts and accessories available anywhere. In addition, Pinch A Penny stores carry games, toys, floats, grills and more.

Pinch A Penny is currently seeking qualified candidates to join its growing brand, including existing pool operators looking to take their businesses to the next level. The company currently has franchise opportunities available in markets throughout Texas and the Southeastern U.S., including Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi.

About Pinch A Penny Pool Patio and Spa

Founded in 1975, Pinch A Penny Pool Patio and Spa has grown from one store to more than 250 locations across the Southeastern U.S. and Texas. Priding itself on its superior customer service and expertise, the brand has been included in top industry rankings, including the 2019 Entrepreneur Franchise 500, Franchise Times Top 200 and FranchiseBusinessREVIEW’s 2018 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards. Taking a family approach to business, Pinch A Penny provides its customers, franchisees and employees with all the necessary resources to carry on its tradition of quality, reliability and expertise in a fun, family-oriented atmosphere. For more information, visit

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