Batteries Plus Expands Presence In Northern Ohio To Include The Akron Market

Batteries Plus, the nation's leading franchise brand for batteries, light bulbs, key fobs and related repairs, has announced plans to plant even more roots in the Midwest. The newest storefront is set to open this fall in Canton, Ohio. The store is the first location to open in the Canton area, just 60 miles south of Cleveland, joining a network of over 700 nationwide locations, all working in tandem to give customers and communities readily available access to the products and services they need to keep their lives running. The new store will be owned by Rushil Patel, an Ohio native and l...

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Fibrenew Demonstrates Unmatched Stability In 2021, Gears Up For Momentous Year Ahead

Amidst the ongoing pandemic, 2021 seems like a difficult year for franchise brands to concentrate on growth, however, the leading mobile service franchise specializing in the repair, restoration, and renewal of leather, plastic, vinyl, fabric, and upholstery, showed stability in the face of ongoing uncertainty. As a result of both the rising home service sector and the $841.5 billion global repair and maintenance market, Fibrenew signed 40 franchise agreements in 2021, adding to the system's 285+ network of mobile franchises. Fibrenew, a brand well-positioned to help consumers and business...

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Alpha Graphics Ranked Among Top Franchises By Entrepreneur

AlphaGraphics, a leading franchisor of printing and marketing solutions, has been recognized as one of the top franchise brands after earning placement on Entrepreneur's Franchisee 500 list. With appearances on the list over the past three years, AlphaGraphics ranked #375 this year. AlphaGraphics has been recognized as one of the top franchise brands after earning placement on Entrepreneur's Franchisee 500 list. "2021 presented its own unique challenges, but AlphaGraphics continues to evolve and find new ways to meet our customers' needs," said Bill McPherson, vice pres...

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Franchise Business Review Names Cruise Planners #1 In Franchisee Satisfaction In Travel And Tourism Category And #3 In Top 200 Franchises Of 2022 Overall

Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, continues to thrive and dominate as a top travel franchise to own according to Franchise Business Review by once again naming the company "Best-in-Category Franchise" for the second year in a row. In addition, FBR also named Cruise Planners #3 in its list of Top 200 Franchises of 2022 overall, a feat no travel service company has ever achieved and a milestone that is especially poignant, given the uncertainty of the past year. This ranking also puts Cruise Planners ahead of dozens of large companies such as Sotheby's International ...

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Marco's Pizza® On Pace To Reach $1 Billion In Annual Systemwide Sales In 2022 After Closing Out A Record Breaking Sales Year

Marco's Pizza, one of the nation's fastest-growing pizza brands, projects to reach $1B in annual systemwide sales in 2022, after closing out 2021 with robust systemwide growth and store-level performance. The 1,000-plus unit brand plans to grow to 1,500 units by 2023 with more than 200 stores in development today. All this as the brand closes out a record-breaking sales year and continues to experience double-digit same-store-sales increases year-over-year. Marco's believes this performance makes it America's fifth largest pizza brand, as it sets its sights on being No. 4. "The success we'v...

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Pet Supplies Plus Ranks #20 On Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500

Recognized on the franchise industry's most-reputable and competitive annual ranking, Pet Supplies Plus, the largest independent pet retailer in North America with over 600 stores in 38 states, ranked No. 20 on Entrepreneur Magazine's 2022 Franchise 500 list. The ranking evaluates from the following five key factors: the size & growth of the company, costs & fees, support, brand strength and financial strength & stability. Each eligible franchisor was scored based on more than 150 data points, and those with the highest cumulative scores became the Franchise 500. Pet Supplies Pl...

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