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101 Mobility Introduces The Royce Barnhardt Excellence Award at Annual Conference

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- At its recent Annual Conference, 101 Mobility, a leader in mobility and accessibility solutions, proudly introduced the Royce Barnhardt Excellence Award. This prestigious award is named in honor of Royce Barnhardt, the father of the company's co-founder Keith Barnhardt, whose vision, passion, and relentless determination have significantly influenced the foundational principles of the franchise system.
Royce Barnhardt's commitment to excellence continues to inspire the ...

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Blingle! Lights Up Q1 of 2024

First Quarter Emphasized Franchise Growth and Innovation
OMAHA, Neb. -- Blingle!, the premier outdoor lighting franchise, opened the first quarter of 2024 in a shining way, featuring positive momentum forward to keep franchisees poised for success.
Its highlight to open the year was a shift in its franchise model, aimed to help franchisees manage their cashflow in a much more predictable manner. After hearing insight from franchisees on the support and options they wanted, Blingle! began ...

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HomeFront Brands multi-unit owner opens The Designery in Charleston this month

Owner Nate Van Valkenburg also owns two other of the leading national franchise network's home service brands and plans to continue his success with the kitchen, bath and closet design center
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Designery, an immersive, full-service kitchen, bath and closet design center featuring high-quality cabinets, will celebrate its newest location in Charleston, South Carolina, with a grand opening on April 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the design center's new location at 1217 Remount ...

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Five Star Franchising Acquires Card My Yard

The fast-growing platform of innovative home service brands continues to expand with integration of the leading yard greeting franchise
SPRINGVILLE, Utah -- Five Star Franchising, an innovative, growing platform of home service brands, announces the acquisition of Card My Yard, the premier yard greeting franchise for all occasions and one of Entrepreneur and Franchise Business Review's top franchise brands.
"This acquisition is a major step in our journey at Five Star Franchising," said ...

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Floor Coverings International Strengthens Michigan Presence with Three New Signed Agreements

No. 1 Flooring Franchise in North America Sets Sights on Franchise Expansion to 19 New Territories in the State
DETROIT -- Floor Coverings International® (FCI), the No. 1 flooring franchise in North America, with locally owned Mobile Flooring Showrooms® and knowledgeable teams of trusted professionals, has inked three newly signed franchise agreements, boosting the total number of showrooms to 12 throughout Michigan by the end of 2024.
Floor Coverings International has seen steady growth ...

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Georgia Man's Inspiring Weight Loss Journey Earns Him $25K from Clean Eatz

Augusta Resident Finds Renewed Health During Annual National Weight Loss Competition
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- The Clean Eatz team traveled out to Augusta, Georgia, recently to celebrate the culmination of this year's We Change Livez (WCL) Challenge by surprising John Edward Johnson with news that he had been selected as 2024's grand prize winner. With the emotional announcement came a check for $25,000; a reward for the insights and motivation that Johnson's personal health journey offered ...

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Best Life Brands Comes Together for Inaugural All-Brands Conference in Atlanta, Celebrating Key Development Achievements

Leading senior care franchisor gathers to recognize major development news including latest acquisition, outstanding franchisees and key promotion
TROY, Mich. -- Best Life Brands, LLC ("Best Life Brands"), a franchised organization with a portfolio of brands dedicated to senior care, held its first-ever all-brands conference in Atlanta, GA this March. The event brought together over 600 attendees from ComForCare, CarePatrol, Blue Moon Estate Sales and Boost Home Healthcare, showcasing the ...

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Growing People Big and Small: Celebree School Debuts in Herndon

Early Childhood Education Franchise Opens in Herndon, Brings Well-Rounded Program to the Community
HERNDON, Va. -- Celebree School, a leader in early childhood education that provides infant and toddler care, preschool, before and aftercare, and summer camp programs, will hold the grand opening of its newest school on April 27 in Herndon. Located at 12700 Sunrise Valley Drive in Reston, the new school will provide a customized program that addresses the physical, social, emotional, and ...

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Massage Heights Continues Expansion in Home State, New Multi-Unit Agreement to Bring Two Locations to Texas

Husband-Wife Duo Joins Leading Massage Franchise with Plans to Open Two Locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area
DALLAS-FORT WORTH, Texas -- Originally founded in Texas, leading massage and wellness franchise, Massage Heights, inks a multi-unit agreement to continue expanding in their home state. The two new locations will provide an elevated experience to those in the Dallas-Fort Worth region who are seeking personalized wellness treatment options. As consumer's interest in wellness ...

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Authority Brands Announces Record-Breaking Quarter, Adding 58 New Franchise Owners Across More Than 100 Territories in the United States

COLUMBIA, Md. -- Authority Brands, a franchise industry leader with an extensive portfolio of home service brands, announced today it is celebrating a record-breaking start to the year. The leading home service franchise group added 58 new franchise owners in the first quarter and expanded its presence into more than 100 territories across the United States. This milestone quarter and recent success are fueled by Authority Brands' ongoing commitment to grow with like-minded entrepreneurs that ...

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Keegan Trudgen and Tim Lohse of PuroClean Honored with Distinguished 2024 MVP Award from Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine

TAMARAC, Fla. -- Multi-Unit Franchisee magazine has again honored franchisee excellence with its annual Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Awards. Chosen from a long list of multi-unit franchisee nominees, the winners are the country's best and brightest power operators, innovators, and creative thinkers who have demonstrated outstanding performance in growing both their organization and their brands. Keegan Trudgen and Tim Lohse of PuroClean of Wood Dale, Northbrook, Chicago, and Orland Park in ...

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Companies Recognize the Power of Comprehensive Benefits in Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

However, Offering All Desired Benefits Impossible
Latest Results from The Harris Poll
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Offering all the benefits employees want is seemingly impossible, according to a recent Express Employment Professionals-Harris Poll survey. However, companies appear tuned in to the advantages benefits may provide — including attracting and retaining employees, as well as potentially easing turnover rates.
Nearly half of U.S. hiring managers (48%) report more employees at their ...

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