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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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Fibrenew Celebrates Sponsorship of Pioneering Female Pro FMX Rider Kassie Boone

- The daughter of longtime franchise owner Blair Boone, Kassie acknowledges 'huge role' her father and his business played in supporting her FMX ascent -
Kassie Boone is one of only two women in the world who jumps 75 feet on a bike and performs Superman feet grabs, heel clickers and switchblades.
She is a pioneering freestyle motocross (FMX) rider, touring this world with Monster Jam. And since she's been competing for the last decade and a half, the now-29-year-old has had a ...

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AtWork Group Takes Pride in 13 Percent Year Over Year Sales Growth in Q2 2019

- Continued Commitment to Service-focused Mission Expands Relationships, National Revenue -
Building on 25 years of experience, AtWork Group, one of the nation's largest and fastest growing staffing franchises, increased its Q2 year-over-year sales growth by 13.61 percent from 2018 to 2019.
Continuing the momentum of Q1, AtWork has experienced double-digit growth this quarter. The company expects year-over-year growth to only increase. AtWork will expand its nationwide footprint as the ...

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FASTSIGNS International, Inc.'s CEO is Program Chair and will speak at the Springboard Event for Emerging and [Re]Emerging Franchisors

- Catherine Monson Highlighting Value of Mentorship in Keynote Address -
Catherine Monson, CEO at FASTSIGNS International, Inc. and Vice-Chair of the International Franchise Association, is the Program Chair for this year's 7th Annual Springboard Event and will be delivering a Mainstage Keynote Address on Thursday, September 19. This highly-anticipated gathering, hosted by FisherZucker, FishmanPR and Entrepreneur, will take place from September 18-20 and will be held at The Westin ...

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