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FASTSIGNS' CEO and IFA Chair Catherine Monson Named One of Franchising's '100 Influential Women' by Business Woman Magazine

- Monson Recognized for Enabling and Empowering Countless Entrepreneurs to Build a Successful Career in Franchising -
FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today that Business Woman magazine has named CEO Catherine Monson one of its 100 Influential Women in Franchising. Monson was recognized as an advocate of support and mentorship for her commitment to enabling and empowering countless entrepreneurs ...

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Canton, MA ComForCare Franchise Owners Receive 2020 Franchise of the Year Award

- Su and Sumit Madan honored with prestigious award at ComForCare's annual franchise conference -
Canton, MA ComForCare franchise owners, Su and Sumit Madan were awarded the 2020 Franchise of the Year award at ComForCare's 18th annual franchise conference. Franchise of the Year is the most prestigious award following Caregiver of the Year.
The Madans were recognized out of more than 200 locations for being high-level producers in the franchise system, creating and nurturing a strong local ...

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Merlin Complete Auto Care Small Business Wins Synchrony Pillars Project Awards

Merlin Complete Auto Care today announced that small business owner, Muffadal Simba, has won a Synchrony Pillars Project award from Synchrony, a premier consumer financial services company. Muffadal Simba has supported the Glendale Heights community through times of change. As a winner he will receive a $10,000 prize to grow his business and honor its resiliency and ability to transform the lives of those in their communities.
"Muffadel Simba's community service has been a guide that we can ...

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Next Avenue Names Interim HealthCare's Jennifer Sheets a 2020 Influencer in Aging

- Sheets recognized for her continuing efforts to lead the company and the home care industry safely through the COVID-19 pandemic -
Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's leading franchise network of home care, senior care, home health and hospice and healthcare staffing services, announced that its CEO and President, Jennifer Sheets, was recognized as one of Next Avenue's 2020 Influencers in Aging. The sixth-annual Influencers in Aging list acknowledges the twenty people who have been most ...

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FASTSIGNS CFO named the Midsize Private Company CFO of the Year by D CEO magazine

Ronald K. Herbert with FASTSIGNS International, Inc. was recently named the Midsize Private Company CFO of the Year by D CEO magazine. Top corporate CFO's across the metroplex were nominated for this prestigious honor, and the winner was determined by a panel of independent judges.
D CEO's Financial Executive Awards span multiple categories and honor top corporate finance executives in Dallas-Fort Worth, in partnership with the Association for Corporate Growth, Dallas CPA Society, and ...

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FASTSIGNS International, Inc. CEO to Deliver Keynote at International Franchise Association's Emerging Franchisor Virtual Event

- Catherine Monson will share insight on The Culture of a Successful Franchise Brand -
Catherine Monson, CEO at FASTSIGNS International, Inc. and Chair of the International Franchising Association, will deliver the keynote at the International Franchise Association's Emerging Franchisor Virtual Convention held November 18 and 19, 2020.
During her keynote, Catherine Monson will share insight into The Culture of a Successful Franchise Brand. She will highlight how to have a clear vision of ...

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Ace Hardware Reports Record Third Quarter 2020 Results

- Record third quarter revenues of $2.0 billion, an increase of 30.7 percent from last year
- U.S. same-store-sales up 28.9 percent; Acehardware.com revenues up 221 percent
- Record third quarter net income of $98.7 million, an increase of 63.1 percent from last year
- Accrued patronage dividend to shareholders of $263.8 million, an increase of 66.9 percent from the first nine months of 2019
- Ace ranked 5th in Franchise Times top 200
Ace Hardware Corporation ("Ace" or the ...

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Surf's Up for Pennsylvania-Based Saladworks: Expanding throughout California

- Fast-Casual Salad Concept Plans for Further West Coast Development -
Saladworks, the national create-your-own salad concept, has been delivering a variety of salad options across the country for years to encourage originality, and the brand is laser-focused on expanding in the California market, due to the high demand for the healthy concept to align with active lifestyles. Saladworks has already signed five franchisee deals in the state, which will total eight restaurants to open in ...

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Franchise Business Review Names LearningRx a 'Top Education Franchise in High Demand During a Pandemic'

LearningRx (www.LearningRx.com), the largest one-on-one brain training company in the world, has made Franchise Business Review's list of "Top Education Franchises in High Demand During a Pandemic."
According to the publication, education franchises are providing a valuable service during the coronavirus pandemic as many parents try to balance working and school requirements. "As more people head back to the office as businesses slowly reopen, the demand for educational support during the ...

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PJ's Coffee Celebrates Veterans, Awards Military Veteran a Franchise License

- U.S. Army Veteran Wins Franchise; PJ's Coffee Set to Open in Stockbridge -
PJ's Coffee of New Orleans, a New Orleans-based coffeehouse that prides itself on their "southern hospitality" experience, the freshest products, and better beans with superior roasting technique, has awarded U.S. Army Veteran, Michael Adams, the winner of its annual Veteran Franchise License Giveaway.
PJ's Coffee received more than 35 applications from veterans across the United States interested in becoming ...

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Adam & Eve Franchise Corporation Announces Record Year and Market Expansion Opportunities During COVID-19

Adam & Eve Franchise Corporation (AEFC), a division of the oldest and most-trusted adult-themed online retailer AdamEve.com, announced a record-breaking year for its franchise locations across the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite other brick-and-mortar big name retailers shuttering store locations and others struggling to reinvent their customer experience, Adam & Eve store franchisees continue to see a significant increase in revenue over 2019 sales.
"We are humbled by the ...

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Always Best Care Announces New Owners Of Madison, Wisconsin Territory

- Local Entrepreneurs Now Providing Award-Winning Senior Care Services in Dane County -
Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that local entrepreneurs David and Kehinde Ogunnoiki have assumed ownership of its Always Best Care of Madison territory in Wisconsin. Located at 437 S. Yellowstone Drive, Suite 210, the senior care agency will continue to provide award-winning senior care services to Madison and ...

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