March 2024 Issue – Digital Articles

March 2024 Issue – Digital Articles2024-02-29T14:23:26-05:00


Discover Strength: Committed to Excellence at Every Level

Discover Strength’s growth and success in 2023 are fueling its continued upward trajectory in 2024. The brand has 12 new locations ready to launch in the first half of 2024, and at least that many additional are set to open sometime by year’s end. Discover Strength is poised to end the year with a minimum of 40 open locations in 14 states. By Nancy E. Williams


GIVING BACK: City Wide Facility Solutions: Generosity at Its Core

City Wide Facility Solutions will be holding its annual convention on March 3 in Charleston, South Carolina, where many enriching business and team-building events are slated to commence. During the convention, the company also will make it a priority to integrate its ethos of spreading a ripple in the communities in which it operates. By Kelsi Trinidad


Featured Franchise Consultant: Laura Rolfe, FranServe, Inc.

Laura Rolfe’s journey into the world of franchising began in her formative years, where she observed the invaluable freedom her parents enjoyed as franchise distributorship owners. Their ability to actively participate in her life events while managing their business left a profound impression on her. By Rose Mango


HealthyYOU Vending: Flexibility and Growth

The vending franchise sector is very popular with entrepreneurs looking for a low-capital investment and minimal hours required to operate the business. HealthyYOU Vending is a leading vending opportunity that boasts no royalty fees as well as a quick startup time, passive income model and recession-resistant qualities.  By Nancy E. Williams


Painter Bros: Lucrative Partnerships Lead to Expansion

As the economy continues to shift, a growing number of individuals is chasing the freedom of entrepreneurship. If you’re interested in a service-based industry with consistent demand and exponential growth opportunities, Painter Bros is ready to help you turn your drive into a successful business. By Shelby Green


Floor Coverings International: Covering the Industry With Mobile Showrooms

Floor Coverings International is the highest-rated company in the lucrative $48 billion residential floor industry, according to Entrepreneur magazine. Headquartered in Atlanta, the brand offers more than 3,000 quality flooring choices including name-brand carpet, hardwood, tile, laminate and vinyl. The company’s franchisees even bring their wrapped, company-branded and fully stocked mobile showrooms to clients’ doors. By Patty Horansky


Tint World®: Revolutionizing Home Comfort

Since being founded in 1982, Tint World® has become America’s leader in automotive accessories and window tinting. Over the past years, the company has been expanding its residential and commercial window tinting offerings, to include residences and commercial properties as well as marine applications.  These services would previously be funneled through franchise locations. By Kelsi Trinidad



Natural Hounds: Transforming the Pet Food Industry

The pet food industry is growing at a lightning-paced speed, and Natural Hounds is leading the pack with its fresh dog food made with all-natural ingredients. As the nation’s first and only dog food kitchen franchise, Natural Hounds is poised to become a leader in the dog food industry as dog owners everywhere look to prioritize their furry friends’ health and wellness. By Shelby Green


Alesia Visconti Joins NSBA Leadership Council

Alesia Visconti, CEO and President of FranServe, Inc. recently was named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. The NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis. Visconti, a recognized leader in the franchise and small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council to promote the interests of small business to policymakers in Washington, D.C.


Blue Kangaroo Packoutz: A Sterling Reputation

Blue Kangaroo Packoutz, a prominent commercial and residential contents restoration player, has garnered widespread acclaim for its cutting-edge technology designed for processing contents post-disaster. This innovative system empowers its expert technicians to swiftly assess and salvage items within homes and businesses affected by both natural calamities and human-made crises. By Rose Mango


Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria: Join New York’s Growing Pizza Dynasty

With premium New York-style pizza, a diverse menu and an inviting atmosphere, it’s easy to see why the award-winning concept of Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria is making waves across the U.S. and internationally. By Shelby Green


Assisting Hands® Home Care: A Local Touchpoint

Before deciding to become an Assisting Hands® Home Care franchise owner, Brett Sanders was at a turning point in his career. He had been a corporate certified public accountant and worked in auditing and risk consulting for 18 years. While he describes himself as a numbers person and enjoyed accounting, he didn’t like being stuck in an office all the time. By Kelsi Trinidad


FranServe Introduces International Expansion Opportunities

FranServe, Inc. has experienced tremendous growth since Alesia Visconti became president and CEO in 2016, and it looks like there’s no end in sight. Visconti recently announced a new partnership with Franchise Global Gateway (FGG), founded by brothers Muhssin El-Yacoubi and Bary El-Yacoubi. FGG was created to represent the fastest-growing brands in the U.S. looking to expand internationally.  By Nancy E. Williams


Tea Time Café: Boba Bliss Outburst

Craig and Vareeporn Gonzalez founded Tea Time Café out of a true love of boba tea drinks. They tried various recipes from many tea shops, but there was always something missing. With the high prices that accompanied their tea habit, Vareeporn always felt that they could create their own fresher, more affordable recipe. Their goal became to create the boba tea café that they themselves would love to frequent. By Kelsi Trinidad


Shop Talk

The Secret to Success: Choosing the Right Franchise Funding Partner

A reliable franchise funding partner should understand the challenges involved with starting your own franchise. At FranFund, our mission is to empower new franchisees with the financial resources they need to succeed. We specialize in navigating the complex landscape of franchise financing, offering a variety of funding options designed to unlock the potential of your business ownership dream. By Sherri Seiber


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