Signarama® Receives Five-Star VetFran Ranking
WEST PALM BEACH, FL, January 12, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ - Signarama®, the largest sign and graphics company in the world, has been recognized by the International Franchise Association (IFA) Franchise Education and Research Foundation's VetFran Program as a Five-Star franchise. With more than 700 locations in 30 countries, the brand places a high value on adding veterans of the military to its franchise family.
To qualify for a five-star ranking, a company must have a clean audit report; minimum veteran discount of 20 percent; have been in business for at least five years; have been franchising the business for at least three years; 80 percent continuity rate over the past three years (verified by FDD item 20); include item 19 financial performance from FDD; at least 50 open units; participation in one VetFran meeting each year; and must have one Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) on staff.
"A career in franchising provides returning veterans with an excellent path to become business owners and leaders within their community," said A.J. Titus, President of Signarama and VetFran board member. "Not only are we a good fit for veteran franchisees, but we encourage all of our franchisees to hire veterans as they reenter the workplace."
Beginning in 2021, Signarama will be offering a flat military discount of 20 percent on the initial franchise fee. In addition to the discount Signarama provides to U.S. military, franchisees receive training, financial assistance, and industry support as a new franchisee. Signarama has been ranked as one of the Top Three "Best for Vets" Franchises by Military Times and was recognized as one of the Top 50 franchises for military veterans by USA Today. Most recently, Entrepreneur Magazine named Signarama one of the Top Franchises for Veterans.
Signarama franchisee and veteran Ted DeWitt, opened his store in Covina, CA with his wife, Lynda in 2009. According to DeWitt, "Signarama has an extensive training program in place and provides ongoing support to the franchisees. A veteran is adept at utilizing training and knowledge to create successful outcomes. With the training and support provided by the brand, veterans are set up for success."
With rapid training opportunities, scalability, and need for operational execution and excellence, franchising provides an ideal career path to enable returning veterans to become leaders of and productive participants in the economy. Signarama is proud to be one of the select companies named a Five-Star ranking with VetFran.
Comments:comments powered by Disqus
- Expansions & Growth
- Financial & Earnings Claims
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Personnel Changes
- General Announcements
- Conferences & Events
- Product Announcements
- Media Coverage
- Strategic Alliances