Franchise News

FASTSIGNS International, Inc.'s CEO Speaks at 2nd Annual Franchise and Multi-Location Growth Summit

Catherine Monson, CEO at FASTSIGNS International, Inc. and Vice-Chair of the International Franchise Association (IFA), recently spoke at the 2nd Annual Franchise and Multi-Location Growth Summit hosted by Google and Location3 on October 9 and 10 at Google's Customer Experience Center in Redwood City, California.
Monson, representing FASTSIGNS and all franchisees and franchisors in the IFA, delivered a keynote presentation on "The State of Franchising & Digital Marketing." She also ...

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AlphaGraphics Receives Franchise Times Top 200+ Honors

- Global leader in printing and marketing earns spot among best in United States -
AlphaGraphics, a global leader in printing and marketing solutions, has been named to the Franchise Times Top 200+ for 2019. For more than a decade, AlphaGraphics has been recognized on the prestigious list of the top franchises in the United States.
"In 2019, we've awarded more new franchise locations than the last five years combined," said Bill McPherson, vice president of franchise development at ...

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Anne Huntington Named President of Huntington Learning Center

- Huntington Will Lead Franchise Expansion, Digital Transformation, Organizational Change Management -
Huntington Learning Center, the nation's leading tutoring and test prep company, announced today the promotion of Anne Huntington to President. Anne, who most recently held the role of Vice President of Business Development, will be responsible for leading the company's continued franchise expansion, overseeing its digital transformation efforts, developing strategic partnerships, directing ...

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Getting a haircut at Sport Clips Haircuts now through Veterans Day can Help A Hero

- Campaign supports military scholarships through the VFW -
Getting a haircut now through Veterans Day will support service member and veteran scholarships as a part of Sport Clips Haircuts annual "Help A Hero" campaign that kicks off in stores today. The Help A Hero Scholarship program is designed to reduce the burden of college, graduate and technical school tuition often needed to pursue post-military careers and is administered by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW). The goal ...

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FASTSIGNS International Recognized at 2019 Franchising Gives Back Celebration & Awards Dinner

FASTSIGNS International, Inc. was recently recognized in the annual International Franchise Association (IFA) Franchising Gives Back Initiative during the Franchising Gives Back Celebration and Award Dinner. Through Franchising Gives Back, the IFA recognizes members who have given back to their communities in both large and small ways, seeking out the most innovative community support and charitable programs, and then sharing those practices with the entire franchise community through an annual ...

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Neighborly Names Brad Stevenson Chief Development Officer

- Stevenson assumes responsibilities of retiring Executive Vice President Robert Tunmire -
Neighborly, the world's largest franchisor of home service brands, announced yesterday the appointment of Brad Stevenson as the company's new Chief Development Officer, effective immediately.
In his new role, Stevenson will be responsible for developing and implementing the strategic direction of North American franchise development for 13 Neighborly franchise brands. These duties were previously ...

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Restoration 1 Observes Fire Prevention Week by Educating Families on Fire Safety

- Restoration 1 locations around the United States observe Fire Prevention Week with a free Fire Safety Plan and Fire Safety Awareness infographic -
Fire prevention and fire safety are serious issues. For Fire Prevention Week this year, Restoration 1 is making available a Fire Safety Plan for download. Additionally, they have created a Fire Safety Awareness infographic to provide this information in an easily shareable format.
Observed annually since 1922, Fire Prevention Week is ...

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The Alternative Board (Worldwide) names Louie Beaupre Chief Operating Officer

Louie Beaupre has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of The Alternative Board (TAB), a leading professional business service franchise.
Beaupre joins the international headquarters with over thirty years franchise experience having worked with multiple category leading business-to-business franchise concepts. In this newly created role, Beaupre hopes to accelerate the growth of TAB's domestic and international network, and further improve unit economics of the company's franchise ...

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Assisted Living Locators Shares Tools, Knowledge at National Convention, Honors Top Performing Franchisees

Assisted Living Locators, a national senior referral and placement service franchisor, hosted over 100 of its franchisees from around the country for the company's annual convention, held Oct. 3-4 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Leading experts in sales building and networking shared their insight and top performing franchisees were also honored at the event.
"Our national convention provides a forum for our franchisees to exchange information, discuss ...

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AtWork Group Opens New Office in Mid-Town Manhattan

- Leading staffing franchise expands national footprint into New York City metro area -
AtWork Group, a rapidly growing national staffing franchise, announced today the opening of its new office in Mid-Town Manhattan, establishing the company's presence within the New York City metro area. The franchise location is owned and operated by experienced human resources leader LaTonia Pouncey and will offer staffing solutions to New York City, Edison, Piscataway, Woodbridge, New Jersey and ...

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AtWork Group Opens New Office in Houston Area

- Leading staffing franchise expands national footprint into Northwest Houston area -
AtWork Group, a rapidly growing national staffing franchise, announced today the opening of its new office in the Houston, Texas area, extending the company's presence within the greater Houston metro. The franchise location is owned and operated by staffing industry veteran Raven Watson and will offer staffing solutions to Northwest Houston, Cypress, Sugarland, Katy and surrounding communities.
"With ...

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ONE Cannabis' Exhibits New Retail Brand, Unity Rd., at The Franchise Canada Show

- Company Representatives Talk New Brand and Franchise Opportunities in Cannabis at Booth No. 416 -
ONE Cannabis Group ("ONE" or "the Company") will be debuting its new retail brand—Unity Rd.—for the first time at a franchise expo this weekend at The Franchise Canada Show in Toronto.
Taking place October 5 & 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT at Enercare Centre (Hall C; Exhibition Place Toronto), the Franchise Canada Show is the official show of the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). It ...

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