Franchise News

American Family Care Named to Franchise 500 List for Sixth Consecutive Year

- Healthcare Leader Ranked Among World's Top Franchisors by Entrepreneur Magazine -
For the sixth consecutive year, American Family Care (AFC) has earned a spot on Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500®, one of the world's most admired business rankings. This year, AFC is ranked #107 on the distinguished list, continuing a steady climb the company has enjoyed since its inaugural appearance at #405 on the list in 2013. The Franchise 500 ranking recognizes AFC for its exceptional performance ...

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Assisted Living Locators Ranked A Top Franchise In Entrepreneur's Highly Competitive 40th Annual Franchise 500®

- Assisted Living Locators Receives Top Ranking Among Senior Placement Franchises -
Assisted Living Locators, a leading senior placement franchise, landed a spot in Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500®, the world's most comprehensive franchise ranking. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500® ranks Assisted Living Locators as #374, which was the top ranking among senior placement franchises. The company was selected for its outstanding performance ...

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Venture X® Increases its Presence in Texas

- The Brand Continues to Keep Up with One of The Fastest Growing Cities -
Venture X® will be operating at an upscale, affluent area in the Dallas suburb of Irving, welcoming a professional coworking office space, which will be part of a network of locations, offering fully furnished, ready to move-in private offices and open desks, with flexible memberships and no long-term leases. This will officially mark the first Venture X in Las Colinas, an ideal location thanks to its rapid growth, ...

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Massage Heights Signs Franchise Agreement to Grow Colorado Footprint

- Colorado Natives Targeting North Thornton for New Retreat -
Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services, announced today it has signed a franchise agreement with new franchisees Amanda Watkins and Ben Heinz of Vanilubeen Limited. The business partners will be developing a new Retreat in the greater Denver area, targeting North Thornton, which is slated to open in Summer 2019.
Watkins and Heinz are both Colorado natives, ...

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AtWork Group Named to Entrepreneur's Franchise 500® List for Ninth Consecutive Year

- Leading staffing franchisor ranked 363 in annual list of top franchises -
AtWork Group, a rapidly growing national staffing franchise has been ranked No. 363 in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500® list, extending their yearly streak for making the ranking to nine years in a row.
Entrepreneur Magazine's annual Franchise 500® list ranks franchises based on financial strength, growth rate, stability, and overall size. The 2019 list is Entrepreneur's 40th annual ranking of national franchises ...

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FirstLight Home Care Expanding to Kalamazoo, Mich.

- National non-medical home care provider to open new southwest Michigan location -
FirstLight Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care, announced today it will open a new location in the Kalamazoo area in early 2019. The office will be owned and operated by brothers, Jeremy and Don Fellows, and Jeffrey Lamborne.
The Fellows and Lamborne currently own and operate FirstLight Home Care locations in Grand Rapids and Muskegon. Their business success has allowed them to ...

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YogaSix Extends Its Reach Across Nation with Launch of Franchise Opportunity

- First-to-Market Yoga Franchise Aims to Re-Popularize Ancient Practice; Capitalize on Untapped Segment of Boutique Fitness Industry -
YogaSix, a modern fitness boutique offering a fresh perspective on one of the world's oldest practices, announced today the next step in expanding its unmatched mind-body experience with the launch of its franchise opportunity. With seven open studios and another 50 units sold thus far, the brand is on pace to meet its goal of opening 300 locations across the ...

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Venture X Plans Continued Aggressive Expansion During 2019

- New President, Additional Resources Announced -
Venture X®, a member of the United Franchise Group (UFG), and a premium membership-based workspace community for entrepreneurs and businesses, enters 2019 with an aggressive agenda for continued expansion to meet the expected demand. In doing so, the brand is enhancing its leadership team with the appointment of a new Brand President, Jason Anderson, and with Tom Weber shifting to Executive VP of Operations, a role that plays to his strengths ...

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Le Macaron French Pastries Sets Eyes on New York

- Elegant French Patisserie Franchise Looks to Add 20 New Locations by 2023 -
Le Macaron French Pastries, an elegant French patisserie that offers guests the finest, authentic French macarons and pastries, recently announced plans to introduce more than 20 locations in targeted communities throughout New York. The community-focused brand will ignite growth through strategic franchise partnerships and aims to open the new locations within the next five years.
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FirstLight Home Care Named to Franchise Times Fast & Serious List

- Award-winning national home care franchise makes Franchise Times' annual listing of the smartest growing brands for second straight year -
FirstLight Home Care, a leading national provider of non-medical home care, has been named to the Franchise Times Fast & Serious list, an annual ranking of the smartest growing franchisors based on percentage sales growth, percentage unit growth, dollar sales growth, and numerical unit growth, among other factors.
Ranked on the list for the second ...

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FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Ranked #1 Franchise Opportunity in Its Category in Entrepreneur Magazine's 40th Annual Franchise 500

- Sign, Graphics and Visual Communications Franchisor Recognized for Its Strong Performance and Brand Power -
FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, has been ranked the #1 franchise opportunity in its category in Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® for the third consecutive year. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500® ranks FASTSIGNS as #95 — the only sign, ...

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Backed by an Investment from Level 5 Capital Partners, Big Blue Swim School Prepares to Grow Through Franchising to 150 Units by 2020

- Big Blue Swim School's consumer proposition, proprietary technology and real estate opportunity primes the brand to become the national swim school leader -
Not many franchisors can give credit to the start of their business to losing to Michael Phelps. A competitive swimmer at the University of Michigan, ranked fifth in the world in backstroke and fourth in the U.S., Chris DeJong trained under the same coach as Phelps. For the 2008 Olympics, DeJong finished behind Phelps and missed ...

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