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PJ's Coffee of New Orleans Breaks into Alabama Market with First Signed Agreement

- Multi-Unit Deal in Mobile and Baldwin Counties Signals Start of Rapid Statewide Franchise Expansion Plans -
PJ's Coffee of New Orleans, a New Orleans-based coffeehouse that demonstrates a "southern hospitality" experience, the freshest products, and better beans with superior roasting technique, recently signed a multi-unit deal to bring three new locations to Mobile and Baldwin counties. The shops will be Alabama's first PJ's Coffee locations and set the brand's rapid franchise expansion ...

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FranFund Ranked No. 1 on Entrepreneur's Annual Franchise Industry Supplier Ranking

- Funding Solutions Provider Climbs Five Spots to Top of Banking/Finance Category -
The nation's largest and fastest-growing franchise brands have named FranFund, Inc., the No. 1 provider of financing solutions for franchisees.
FranFund offers funding programs to help franchisees open and expand their businesses ranging from SBA loans and 401(k) business funding to conventional loans and non-traditional solutions, including unsecured loans, securities-backed loans, equipment leasing, and ...

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Venture X Honored as One of South Florida's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

- West Palm Beach-Based Coworking Franchise Recognized by South Florida Business Journal -
MIAMI -- Venture X — a global, shared workspace franchise based in West Palm Beach, Fla.— was officially ranked as one of South Florida's 2019 fastest-growing private companies at the South Florida Business Journal Fast 50 awards presentation last Thursday. President Jason Anderson and several members of the team attended Thursday's event to accept the ranking as Venture X earned the No. 3 spot on ...

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FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Hosts Ninth Annual Outside Sales Summit

FASTSIGNS International, Inc., the world's leading sign and visual graphics franchisor with more than 700 FASTSIGNSⓇ locations in nine countries worldwide, hosted its ninth annual Outside Sales Summit August 8-10 in St. Louis, Missouri. There were over 315 people from five countries in attendance.
Themed Ready Set Grow, the 2019 Outside Sales Summit celebrated the FASTSIGNS network's sales achievements between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. At the formal awards presentation, a record ...

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Assisted Living Locators Named to Inc. 5000 List, Ranked One of Nation's Fastest-growing Private Companies

- Arizona-based Firm Ranks No. 1817 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 224% -
Inc. Magazine revealed today that Arizona company Assisted Living Locators, a nationwide senior care placement franchisor, is No. 1817 with three-year revenue growth of 224% on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic ...

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Senior Helpers® Sponsors Rock Steady Boxing Coaches to Attend National Conference

- Six Wilmington, NC Coaches to Attend the Second Annual Coaches Conference in Phoenix -
Senior Helpers®, the nation's premier provider of in-home senior care, today announced its support of six local Wilmington Rock Steady Boxing coaches to attend the organization's national conference from September 4 – 6, 2019. Rock Steady Boxing, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, gives people with Parkinson's Disease hope by improving their quality of life through a non-contact boxing-based fitness ...

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YogaSix Reaches 250 Signed Franchise Agreements in Less than Nine Months

- Modern Boutique Yoga Brand Continues to Grow its Tribe and Exceed Expectations for Growth -
In less than nine months after announcing its franchise opportunity in January 2019, YogaSix, a modern boutique yoga concept, has signed over 250 franchise agreements, continuing to outpace its original objective of opening 300 locations in the next few years. With 35 studios already open, the franchise expects to keep entrepreneurs' interest "flowing" and its national footprint growing.
The ...

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FASTSIGNS® Named A Top 50 Franchise For Women By Franchise Business Review

- Independent Survey Shows Female Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with FASTSIGNS' Performance -
FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today that it has been named a top franchise for women by Franchise Business Review in its 2019 Top Franchises for Women Report.
"This recognition from Franchise Business Review is a testament to FASTSIGNS'
commitment of equipping our franchisees with all of ...

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Mr. Handyman® Breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title at Annual Convention

- Nation's Leading Property Maintenance, Repair and Improvement Company Breaks World Record -Most People Hammering a Nail Simultaneously -
Hammers were swung and records were smashed as 369 franchisees and corporate team members from the nation's leading property maintenance, repair and improvement franchise, Mr. Handyman, a Neighborly® company, came together to break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title. Mr. Handyman franchise owners from across the nation along with fellow Neighborly franchise ...

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Handyman Connection Wins Inaugural Franchise Update Media 2019 Innovation Award

Handyman Connection, a home repair company with more than 25 years of experience, announced today it was recognized by Franchise Update Media for its outstanding innovation in local marketing leadership. Franchise Update Media conducted its first-ever Franchise Innovation Awards contest this past spring and identified the franchisors that have created and implemented the most original and successful innovative strategies and tactics to build their brand.
A jury of nine judges evaluated the ...

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FASTSIGNS® Launches First Location in Queens, New York

- Candy and Graydon Grush Open New Business with Support of Franchising Industry Veteran -
FASTSIGNS International, Inc. recently announced the opening of a new center location under the support of franchising industry veteran Greg Carafello of Executive Franchise Group, LLC. Carafello is working to utilize his New York business relationships to bring this region's centers through the process from opening to actively thriving business.
As part of his Area Representative Agreement with ...

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Town Square Eyes Expansion, Announces New Director of Business Operations

- Leading Specialized Senior Care Center Elevates Executive Team by Welcoming Robert D. Pearce, MBA -
Today, Senior Helpers®, the nation's premier provider of in-home senior services, announced that Robert D. Pearce, MBA will join the company as Director of Business Operations of Town Square®, the nation's leading specialized senior care centers that tailor to those living with Alzheimer's and dementia. With more than 20 years' experience in home health and home care business operations, ...

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