American Freight Grows Team With Addition Of Franchise Development Manager
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American Freight Grows Team With Addition Of Franchise Development Manager

June 13, 2022 // // DELAWARE, OHIO - American Freight Furniture, Mattress and Appliance, a leading national retailer offering in-store and online access to furniture, mattresses and appliances at discount prices, is investing in its franchise program by hiring Matthew Phillips as Franchise Development Manager. In his role, Phillps is tasked with growing the company’s emerging franchise program under the leadership of John Henning, Director of Franchise Development.

Phillips comes to American Freight with over 15 years of retail management and multi-unit leadership. He is a graduate of the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives program, earning him the prestigious designation of Certified Franchise Executive™.

“Although the American Freight franchise model is still young, it is already gaining tremendous traction,” said Phillips. “Joining the team is an incredible opportunity to not only grow the company through franchising, but to pioneer a new program with an established brand.”

American Freight adopted the franchise model in 2021 and has awarded 17 franchises to multi-unit operators across the country, as of the first quarter of 2022.

“Our franchise model attracts a high volume of candidates seeking an easy-to-build, quick-to-open and highly scalable opportunity,” said Henning. “With Matthew joining our team, we will have the bandwidth to continue to provide prospects with unparalleled support as we grow our pipeline and award more franchises.”

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About American Freight

American Freight, a subsidiary of Franchise Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FRG), offers affordable, high-quality furniture, mattresses and appliances through its direct-to-consumer, warehouse-style stores. With more than 5 million satisfied customers, American Freight has a strong legacy of helping customers save money since 1994. American Freight offers exceptional customer service and a one-stop-shop for quality furniture, mattresses and appliances at everyday low prices. The company has over 360 U.S. locations in 40 states and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit

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