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Neighborly Announces Plans to Open Second Headquarters in Irving, Texas

- Global franchisor selects site to expand staff and support its rapidly growing network -
Neighborly, the world's largest franchisor of home service brands, today announced plans to open a second headquarters office in Irving, Texas.
The new office, which is slated to open in April 2021, will occupy 34,000 square-feet of the 500 E. John Carpenter Freeway office building located in the central, upscale Las Colinas/Irving submarket. Neighborly plans to move five out-of-state brands: Mr. ...

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Mr. Handyman Hosts Pumpkin Carving Contest to Find Jack O' Lantern Geniuses

- Leading Property Maintenance, Repair and Improvement Company Celebrates the Spooky Season with Pumpkin Carving Photo Contest and Giveaway -
From ghoulish gourds to petrifying pumpkins, the nation's leading property maintenance, repair and improvement franchise, Mr. Handyman, a Neighborly company, is ready to celebrate the spooky season with a photo contest to give North America's pumpkin carving pros a chance to show off their exquisite handmade creations.
To enter the Pumpkin Carving ...

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AlphaGraphics named to Franchise Times Top 200+ Ranking

- Top trade publication recognizes leader in print and marketing solutions as one of the top U.S.-based franchise brands -
AlphaGraphics, a leading provider of print and marketing solutions, has been named to the Franchise Times Top 200+ list for 2020, the second consecutive year the company has been recognized on the prestigious list of the top franchises in the United States. The company ranked No. 217 on the list.
"The entire AlphaGraphics team, from senior leadership to franchise ...

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Tint World named to Franchise Business Review's Culture100 list

- National Automotive Styling Centers franchise recognized for excellence in business environment -
Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has been named to the Franchise Business Review's Culture100 list for 2020. The first-year award recognizes the top 100 franchise brands in a 2020 report on the Best Franchise Cultures.
"Being recognized as one of the top 100 franchises showcases how hard our team has worked," said Charles J. ...

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AtWork Announces Strong Sales Growth as Fourth Quarter Begins

- Sales through the third and fourth quarters are significantly stronger than the same timeframe in 2019 -
AtWork, one of the nation's largest and fastest growing staffing franchises, announced today that, despite the ongoing pandemic, sales numbers are beginning to improve, outpacing even those of 2019 during the same timeframe.
Though the pandemic took a major toll early in the year, by the end of the second quarter, revenue had begun to climb steadily back to pre-COVID levels. This ...

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Chem-Dry Grows Amid Pandemic with Signed Agreements to Open 64 New Franchises Across the Nation

- Leading Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Franchise Ready to Meet Rising Demand for Healthier, Safer Homes & Workspaces -
As worry mounts about the safety and health of homes and workplaces amid the pandemic – coupled with the start of the peak cold and flu season – residential and commercial cleaning service brands are experiencing unprecedented demand.
To serve this growing need, Chem-Dry, the world's leading carpet and upholstery cleaning service with a network serving over 11,000 ...

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FASTSIGNS International, Inc. CEO to Deliver Keynote at Canadian Franchise Association's Business Recovery Summit

- Catherine Monson will share insight on Operations and Franchise Support -
Catherine Monson, CEO at FASTSIGNS International, Inc. and Chair Woman of the International Franchising Association will deliver the keynote at the Canadian Franchise Association's Business Recovery Summit series on October 21.
This event is the 3rd installation in a four-part series that has been taking place during October 2020 with virtual conferences and events to help franchisors and franchisees manage, ...

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JAN-PRO of Utah Launches its "Pay it Forward Franchise Opportunity" to Award Franchises to Struggling Utahns

- Locally owned cleaning franchisor wants to give back to unemployed and underemployed members of our diverse community -
JAN-PRO of Utah, the Regional Franchise Developer is hoping to help Utahns who are struggling by providing a franchise at no-cost to deserving Utah residents.
The owners of JAN-PRO of Utah, are launching Elevate1Life, a non-profit that will award franchise licenses throughout the next year to people who are looking to change their lives for the better. The first ...

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Anago Cleaning Systems Welcomes New Master Franchise in Boise, Idaho

- Husband and Wife Team Expand Anago into the Pacific Northwest -
Anago Cleaning Systems, an industry-leading commercial cleaning franchise with over 1,700 Unit Franchises throughout the U.S. and Canada, announced its latest expansion into Boise, Idaho. Gwen and Michael Becknell will take the helm of Anago of Boise and have purchased the rights to the entire state of Idaho. Gwen and Michael will concentrate their initial efforts in the Treasure Valley but expect rapid expansion as Idaho ...

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AlphaGraphics' agBox concept offers custom business experiences

- New curated experiences for employees and customers can be built to fit any occasion, from virtual conferences to holidays -
AlphaGraphics, a leading provider of print and marketing solutions, is now offering agBox (Build Outstanding eXperiences), an innovative way for businesses to build and share unique branded experiences for virtually any occasion, from conferences and training to holidays, celebrations and company milestones.
The agBox concept allows companies to curate and deliver ...

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Tint World expands to Iowa with newest location

- Urbandale store is first in the state for the National Automotive Styling Centers franchise -
Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has announced the opening of a new location in Urbandale, Iowa, under the ownership of local entrepreneurs Earl and Shirley Macleod. This location is the first of three under the Macleod's ownership, and the franchise's first center in the state.
"We are happy to bring a great franchise like Tint ...

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Retro Fitness Secures New Investment from Arena Capital Partners to Expand into the Boston Area

- Leading Fitness Franchise continues to Expand Following a Strong Increase in Demand throughout the Pandemic -
Today, Retro Fitness, a leader in the high-value, low price fitness space, announced a prominent investment from Boston-based venture capital firm, Arena Capital Partners. The partnership supports the high demand for the fitness franchise to expand and develop health clubs throughout the greater Boston market, with plans to initially open 10-12 locations.
Over the next year, the ...

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