Leading Marketing, Print, and Signs Franchise Connects Independent Printers w/New Program




January 31, 2011 – PLYMOUTH, Mich – Allegra Network announced today that it has signed its first two agreements through the company’s innovative AdvantageTM Program. Providing print and sign companies with a new path to improved operating efficiencies, higher earnings and a stronger marketing position within their respective industries, Allegra Network‘s Advantage Program offers the […]

Reliable Independent Living Services Announces First Franchisee




January 28, 2011 – Toronto-based barrier-free home modification franchise company Reliable Independent Living Services (RILS) has announced today the granting its first franchise, with the assistance of CanFranGlobal Consultants. RILS provides consultation, assessment, modification and installation services to both residential and commercial customers and helps people with disabilities and seniors with mobility challenges to remain […]

New OIL & VINEGAR store design set to launch in US Market




January 26, 2011 – Seattle, WA – The Netherlands-based gourmet retail chain will be un-veiling a 3rd evolution of the Oil & Vinegar specialty store concept, designed by the well-known Terry Moore Design from the UK, with the next franchise location slated to open in April 2011. “After a very successful introduction of the new […]

It’s Official! Sport Clips 700th Store Opening Event Makes Guinness Book of World Records




January 23, 2011 – Nottingham, MD (January 21, 2010) – Sport Clips Haircuts in Nottingham was recognized this week by Guinness with the “World Record for the Most Consecutive Haircuts by a Team in 12 Hours.” The record-breaking event, benefiting the Baltimore Orioles REACH Foundation, was part of the franchise’s national 700th store celebration held […]

Charley’s Grilled Subs Named No. 1 Philly Steak Sandwich




January 21, 2011 – International Philly Cheesesteak franchise, Charley’s Grilled Subs, has received the coveted ranking of No. 1 franchise in the Philly Steak Sandwich category from Entrepreneur Magazine for the eighth year in a row. The business has been named No. 112 overall on the Franchise 500 List and is recognized because of their […]

The Greene Turtle Makes A Quick Move Up The Ranks In The 2011 Entrepreneur Franchise 500




January 18, 2011 – Fast-Growing Casual Dining/Sports Bar Chain Jumps To #339 And Sets Sights On Even Greater Expansion In The Coming Year EDGEWATER, Md. – The Greene Turtle added yet another feather in its cap as 2010 drew to a close, climbing more than 125 spots up Entrepreneur’s prestigious Franchise 500 list to #339. […]

Anne Nemer Named Senior Director of Integrated Marketing for ProTect Painters Franchise




January 18, 2011 – Alex Roberts, ProTect Painters franchise president, formally announced the hiring of Anne Nemer as senior director of integrated marketing for the residential and commercial painting franchise. Nemer was previously director of marketing for Mr. Handyman, another franchise concept within the Service Brands International (SBI) portfolio of leading home-service businesses. “Anne led […]

ZIPS Dry Cleaners of Manassas Bestowed with Coveted Honor




January 16, 2011 – Greenbelt, Md. – Jo-Anne and Michele Ferris, owners of ZIPS Dry Cleaners in Manassas, Va., were recently honored as the recipients of the 2010 Franchise Owner of the Year Award by ZIPS Dry Cleaners, an aggressively expanding dry cleaning franchise chain with more than 28 locations on the East Coast. The […]

Molly Maid Sets Record for Donations to Support Domestic Violence Victims




January 13, 2011 – Ann Arbor, MI – Molly Maid raised a record $167,836 to support the Ms. Molly Foundation in 2010 by offering innovative ways for franchisees to participate and support the annual effort during October. Donations from customers were also up 20 percent over 2009 and these funds will provide much-needed support to […]

RAE: The Good Way to Avoid the Harmful Ray




January 12, 2011 – ATLANTA – North America’s “Free Your Toes” retailer kicks off the New Year with big news for eyewear enthusiasts. Flip Flop Shops, North America’s first retail chain exclusive to the hottest brands and latest styles of flip flops, sandals, and accessories has partnered again with Filtrate Eyewear. Together the brands are […]