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Huntington Learning Center Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

- Bob Scopinich Named Chief Financial Officer Upon the Retirement of Jim Emmerson -
ORADELL, N.J. -- Huntington Learning Center, the nation's leading tutoring and test prep provider with approximately 300 locations nationwide and a growing roster of online programs, has announced its new Chief Financial Officer, Bob Scopinich, with the retirement of Jim Emmerson, who served as the company's Chief Financial Officer for 24 years. In this role, Scopinich will be tasked with building on ...

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Powerful Franchise Development Company Adds Two New Brands to Portfolio

- REP'M Group Looks to Accelerate Growth for Alloy Personal Training, Kidokinetics -
CORNELIUS, N.C. -- After more than quadrupling its client base of franchise brands in its first year, REP'M Group, the premier franchise growth enabler, today announced the signing of Alloy Personal Training and Kidokinetics, bringing the up-and-coming full-service franchise development group's total brand count to 7.
Founded in 2017, REP'M Group has quickly transformed into an elite business development ...

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College Nannies + Sitters Hosts Monthly National Virtual Career Fairs

- Demand for caregivers grows nationwide as parents return to work -
DENVER -- From coast to coast, and hundreds of cities in between, College Nannies + Sitters is putting out the call for more caregivers. College Nannies is already the largest employer of nannies and sitters in the United States, and the company is hiring to meet increasing demand.
"With the return to the office or hybrid work, families need care solutions now more than ever," says Joe Loch, Brand President of College ...

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Batteries Plus Surpasses 50 Signed Agreements, Sees Record-Breaking Growth in First Half of Year

- Nation's Leading Specialty Retailer Ends Q2 with Monumental Signings, Looks Forward to Promising Months Ahead -
HARTLAND, Wis. -- Batteries Plus, the nation's largest and fastest-growing battery, light bulb, key fob and repair franchise, is having its best development year in the almost three decades since it began franchising with 52 new signings to date for 2021 so far. In fact, Batteries Plus exceeded 2020 total store signings by mid-April this year, setting company records and ...

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ComForCare/At Your Side Home Care Named on 2021 Best Workplaces for Millennials and Best Workplaces in New York Lists by Fortune Magazine and Great Place To Work

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. -- Great Place To Work and Fortune magazine have honored ComForCare/At Your Side Home Care as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Millennials and 2021 Best Workplaces in New York. Earning a place on these prestigious lists confirms the positive workplace culture ComForCare/At Your Side franchisees have cultivated, as well as the brand's emphasis on helping others live their best lives.
The Best Workplaces for Millennials award is based on an analysis of survey ...

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Jan-Pro Cleaning & Disinfecting Set to Continue Momentum Through the Second Half of 2021

- The country's premier commercial cleaning franchise grows national presence in its 30th year -
ATLANTA -- Jan-Pro Cleaning & Disinfecting – one of the largest commercial cleaning franchise brands in the country – is continuing to provide cleaning and disinfecting measures to help create a safe environment for business owners, employees, and customers across the nation. JAN-PRO Cleaning & Disinfecting saw continued success transitioning from 2020 to 2021, with incredible growth due to the ...

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CITYROW Secures $12M Series A Round to Support Continued Growth of Omnichannel Streaming and In-Person Fitness Company

--Financing Round Led by JW Asset Management; Company Adds JW CFO Jason Klarreich and Fyllo CEO Chad Bronstein to Board of Directors--
--Funds to be Used to Enhance Platform and Launch Live Streaming Fitness Classes--
NEW YORK -- CITYROW (the Company), a leading omnichannel fitness brand offering rowing classes through its combined at-home digital platform and nationwide brick-and-mortar studio network, announced today the closing of a $12 million Series A Round. The financing round was led ...

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Premium Service Brands Partners With VIRTI and MURSION To Create VR-Powered Owner Experience Learning Program

- Following a recent private equity investment, the multi-brand home services franchisor is leveraging new virtual reality and role playing platforms to teach incoming franchisees leadership and higher-order decision making skills. -
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Premium Service Brands, the parent company of home-service franchises 360º Painting, Maid Right, ProLift Garage Doors, Renew Crew, Kitchen Wise, Handyman Pro and Rubbish Works, has announced the roll out of its new Owner Experience ...

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Sport Clips Haircuts to hold National Signing Days July 26 and 27 to fill growing franchise's openings for professional stylists

GEORGETOWN, Texas -- Sport Clips Haircuts, the leading franchise dedicated to men's and boys' haircare, is growing and so is its need for professional stylists. Coming up July 26 and 27, all 1,850 locations will host National Signing Days with:
- Guaranteed interviews
- Instant job offers for qualified candidates
- Chance to win one of 25 BaBylissPRO FX Combo styling tools
"Sport Clips locations are looking to hire the best stylists and barbers who want to be a part of building ...

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Fast-Growing Company That 1 Painter Announces New Franchise Opportunities

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas-based residential and commercial painting business That 1 Painter has doubled its multi-million-dollar revenue each year over the past 3 years ––even during the COVID-19 pandemic––and expanded to a total of 15 crews in Austin alone. Having recently launched its second location in San Marcos, the company is now announcing its move to franchise their turnkey systems for new franchisee applicants.
That 1 Painter founder Steven Montgomery cites the company's inherent ...

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Staffing Industry Leader NEXTAFF continues strong numbers, during pandemic

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- The global pandemic of 2020 was devastating to many industries and private businesses, however NEXTAFF, a staffing franchise company, was a clear outlier.
NEXTAFF has reported exceptionally strong numbers in its 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document:
- Average Gross Sales per Unit: $1,957,832
- Average Gross Profit per Unit: $464,642
"The strong numbers are a result of our commercial franchise owners pivoting to essential services and our health care offices ...

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Tint World announces Nicholas Sherman as front-end developer

- New hire aims to increase performance for leading automotive accessory franchise -
BOCA RATON, Fla. --Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, a leading window tinting and automotive accessory franchise, recently hired Nicholas Sherman as its new front-end developer.
A graduate of the University of Florida, Sherman started his career as a market and data analyst. Deciding to switch his occupation, he enrolled in a 400-hour coding boot camp and received his full stack developer ...

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