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29 01, 2019

FASTSIGNS® Recognizes Achievements and Honors Franchisees during 2019 International Convention

2019-01-29T16:31:40-05:00January 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CARROLLTON, Texas — FASTSIGNS International, Inc., the leading sign and visual graphics franchisor with over 700 locations in nine countries worldwide, held its 2019 FASTSIGNS® International Convention January 16-19 in Orlando, Florida. Themed Breakthrough to Peak Performance, the four-day event taught best practices, celebrated franchisee achievements and the continued growth of the franchise network in both sales volume and number of locations.

Over 632 people attended, including 150 first-time attendees, which included FASTSIGNS franchisees and their center team members from eight different countries around the world. Attendees had the opportunity to participate in general sessions, educational sessions, peer panels and roundtable discussions. Highlights  from the event included hearing renowned keynote speaker Apolo Anton Ohno – Olympic medalist, “Minute to Win It” host, Dancing with the Stars winner and author of Zero Regrets: Be Greater Than Yesterday speak to attendees. Additional speakers included author, speaker, and President and Founder of Sales Gravy, Inc., Jeb Blount who spoke on Sales EQ and The Real Secrets to Leading High Performance Sales Teams. Attendees also learned phone techniques and tactics from Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor, and profit mastery from Steve LeFever, Chairman and Founder of Profit Mastery.

“2018 was yet another record-breaking year for FASTSIGNS,” said Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc. “Our annual convention brings our franchise network together to recognize, honor and celebrate the many achievements of our franchisees, as well as to engage in educational and networking opportunities and kick off the year.”

Highlights from the 2019 convention include:

  • 2018 system-wide sales reached a record $503 million.
  • 141 FASTSIGNS/SIGNWAVE centers exceeded $1 million in annual sales, including 21 centers achieving over $2 million, 6 centers achieving over $3 million, 4 centers achieving over $4 million and 1 center achieving over $6 million in annual sales.
  • The FASTSIGNS Award, which recognizes the franchisee who best represents the FASTSIGNS brand in both the business community and within the FASTSIGNS network, was awarded to the three-partner team of Jose Corujo, Teresa Caballero and Juan Rivera from Puerto Rico.
  • The Wide Format & Signage/FASTSIGNS Project of the Year was presented to Susan and Sam Cilone from Louisville, Kentucky for their work with the Muhammad Ali Center.
  • FASTSIGNS held the largest vendor show to date with 153 exhibitors.
  • Grimco was presented the FASTSIGNS Vendor of Year Award
  • 37 franchisees and their center teams were recognized for outstanding sign and graphic projects in the 2018 FASTSIGNS Customer Solutions Awards, which included grand prize winner Marcia and Joe Kopp from Roseville, MN.
  • At the annual Saturday “Breakfast with a Purpose,” convention attendees packaged over 17,000 meals for hungry families through the local, Orlando non-profit Feeding Children Everywhere.

“This event celebrates another successful year for the FASTSIGNS network, and sets the stage for an even more successful 2019,” Monson said.


FASTSIGNS International, Inc. is the largest sign and visual communications franchisor in North America, and is the worldwide franchisor of over 700 independently owned and operated FASTSIGNS® centers in nine countries including the U.S., Canada, England, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Grand Cayman, Mexico, Chile and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®), and coming soon in Spain and Malta.

FASTSIGNS locations provide comprehensive sign and visual graphic solutions to help companies of all sizes and across all industries attract more attention, communicate their message, sell more products, help visitors find their way and extend their branding across all of their customer touch points including architectural signs and interior décor, event graphics, marketing materials and so much more.  Learn more about sign and visual graphic solutions or find a location at Follow the brand on Twitter @FASTSIGNS, Facebook at or on LinkedIn.

29 01, 2019

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans Opens 100th Location, Further Expands Footprint Nationwide

2019-01-29T16:20:22-05:00January 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Coffeehouse Trailblazer Begins 2019 with Plans to Open 30 Locations by Year-End

NEW ORLEANS — PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans, a New Orleans-based coffeehouse that demonstrates better beans, superior roasting techniques, and pure passion for the art of coffee-making matter, is preparing to grind out a substantial 2019. Following 2018’s milestone growth, with PJ’s Coffee surpassing 100 storefronts, the brand looks to continue suit opening another 30 locations by the end of this year. Additionally, it will continue its initiative to further expand its locations nationwide through franchise development.

Rounding out an exciting year, PJ’s Coffee awarded 22 franchises representing 37 licenses. 2018 also resulted in 17 new store openings, one of which launched PJ’s Coffee’s presence in Maryland and, moreover, the northeast. Continuing its track for expansion, the coffee hot spot looks to broaden its scope domestically with continued expansion in Maryland while also bolstering its stance in the southeast with sights set on development in Texas and Florida. Internationally, PJ’s continued to expand its footprint in both the Vietnam and Kuwait markets.

“2018 was a momentous year for PJ’s Coffee as it marked our 40th anniversary and the opening of the 100th location,” said David Mesa, Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer of PJ’s Coffee. “With the coffee industry continually growing and changing, PJ’s Coffee is committed to offering its guests the highest quality coffee and customer service and this begins with our strategic partnerships with coffee farmers across the globe. We are committed to bettering our communities and creating great opportunities for our existing, and future, farmers and franchisees alike. We look forward to continued advancement in 2019 as we build our notoriety and solidify our great name across the globe and further throughout America.”

Named one of Franchise Business Review’s Top 200 franchises of 2019, PJ’s coffee continues to create excitement and drive business with its proven system that leads to year-over-year sales growth. In 2018 alone, franchisee sales grew by 66 percent, a number that is projected to continue to rise.

To become a part of the ever-growing $100 Billion a year global industry, a prospective franchisee can expect a total investment range between $166,400$350,000 for non-traditional franchise units, and $350,000$450,000 for traditional units. The operating model and menu is adaptable to any environment with different options including kiosks and free-standing locations with a drive-thru, ranging from a few hundred square feet up to 2200 square feet.

For more information about PJ’s Coffee franchise opportunities, and to request your free franchise information booklet, please visit If you have any questions, feel free to call us at (855) 910-9504 during business hours.

About PJ’s Coffee

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans was founded in 1978 by Phyllis Jordan, a pioneer in the coffee industry. The coffeehouse was acquired by Ballard Brands in 2008 which was spearheaded by brothers Paul, Scott and Steve Ballard. The New Orleans-based coffeehouse demonstrates that better beans, superior roasting techniques, and pure passion for the art of coffee-making matter. The brand serves a wide variety of hot, iced and frozen coffee beverages using only the top one percent of Arabica beans, as well as organic tea and fresh breakfast pastries. As the company approaches its 40th year as an established brand, it continues to remain an authentic coffeehouse with a New Orleans spirit. PJ’s Coffee has more than 90 locations open and operating nationally and internationally.

29 01, 2019

Sandler Training Named #1 Business Services Franchise For 2019 By Franchise Business Review

2019-01-29T16:09:07-05:00January 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Franchise Business Review (FBR) has named Sandler Training #1 in the Business Services category in their ranking of the Top 200 Best Franchises of 2019, which was announced earlier this month.  In addition, FBR named Sandler Training ( one of the Top 50 Franchises for Women.

This year FBR surveyed over 30,000 franchisees from 310 of the leading franchise brands to determine the best franchises of 2019, based 100 percent on franchisee satisfaction.  Each survey participant was asked thirty-three benchmark questions about their franchisor that focused on areas such as leadership, training, and core values as well as sixteen more personal questions concerning their business lifestyle and overall enjoyment of running their franchise.

Sandler dominates the global training market through an unparalleled network of more than 250 training centers worldwide, making Sandler the largest training organization in the world, with professional trainers providing more than 450,000 hours per year of instruction in 23 languages. Sandler business experts offer insight and tips on sales, sales management, leadership, and management topics.

Ron Taylor, Vice President, Franchise Development for Sandler says, “The reason the Business Services award is so meaningful is that they’re basing these rankings on responses from the actual franchisees.  That means a great deal to us.  Sandler is always introducing new programs, and forging strategic alliances with organizations such as Evernote, Salesforce, Harvard Business School and the Ziglar Corporation.  And it all starts at the top; our president and CEO, David Mattson, has taken us to a whole new level.”

“We are pleased that Sandler Training continues to be recognized, year after year, as a top company,” says David Mattson. “Our goal is to continue on this path for years to come.”

About Sandler

Sandler dominates the global training market through an unparalleled network of more than 250 offices worldwide, making Sandler the largest training organization in the world. Sandler’s professional trainers and business experts provide more than 450,000 hours per year of instruction in 23 languages offering insight and tips on sales, sales management, leadership, and personal development topics. As Sandler CEO Dave Mattson says, “At Sandler, success and changing lives is our goal, and our mission.” For more information about Sandler Training, please visit

24 01, 2019

The Junkluggers Ranks As A Top Franchise in Entrepreneur’s 40th Annual Franchise 500®

2019-01-24T18:22:43-05:00January 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

STAMFORD, Conn. — Sustainable junk-removal service The Junkluggers recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first comprehensive franchise ranking. The Junkluggers placed #321 for its outstanding growth, financial stability, and brand power. It’s the first time that The Junkluggers have made this list.

“It is a tremendous honor to rank among such a prestigious collection of companies,” said The Junkluggers founder and CEO Josh Cohen. “We are proud to have the experience, the corporate team, and the passion to help others achieve the dream of small business ownership with the company that is the leader in sustainable junk removal in a growing service industry.”

The Junkluggers was born 15 years ago when Josh started using his mother’s SUV, going door-to-door handing out flyers. The company endeavored to provide an eco-friendly alternative to junk removal. Growing from a small, grassroots business to a national franchise, the brand can be found in more than 60 markets and 13 states with approximately 70 trucks on the road. They are projecting to grow to 200 markets over the next 3 years. They have also launched a unique add-on brand called “Remix Market,” which rescues, salvages, upcycles, and restores high-quality furniture (and other household items) that otherwise would have ended up in a landfill.

“Our on-demand service empowers franchise partners to earn a great living while doing good in their communities by creating jobs, supporting local charities, and protecting the planet for future generations,” said Cohen. “This attention from Entrepreneur is just another stepping stone on our way to providing seamless customer service and environmentally-friendly disposal practices across the country.”

For the past 40 years, the Franchise 500 has been a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. The Junkluggers placement here is a testament to the company’s strength as a franchise opportunity.

“As we celebrate 40 years of producing the Franchise 500, it’s a good opportunity to step back and look at how much has changed since that first ranking in 1980,” said Entrepreneur Editor In Chief Jason Feifer. “While the franchise business model has changed little, the strongest franchise brands are constantly evolving and innovating to keep up with changing trends and technology.”

To view The Junkluggers in the full ranking, visit You can also check out the January/February 2019 issue of Entrepreneur.

About The Junkluggers

Founded in 2004, The Junkluggers provides sustainable junk removal services. This team of big-hearted professionals revolutionize the hauling and removal industry by focusing on green, community-oriented practices as they remove your furniture and junk. For more information, please visit For franchise opportunities, visit

24 01, 2019

Huntington Learning Center Named a Top Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine and Franchise Business Review

2019-01-24T18:08:52-05:00January 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Nation’s Leading Tutoring and Test Prep Provider Poised for Banner Year in 2019

ORADELL, N.J. — Huntington Learning Center, the nation’s leading tutoring and test prep provider with more than 300 locations across the country, is pleased to announce that it has received top honors for its franchising operations from Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 and the Franchising Business Review’s Top 200 Best Franchise lists.

Huntington ranked #48 on Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500 list, the world’s most comprehensive franchise ranking, jumping more than 100 spots from its 2018 position on the list. Huntington was also named to the top 50 of the Franchise Business Review’s list of the Top 200 Best Franchises, the only ranking for franchise companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance.

“Our team at Huntington has worked incredibly hard over the past year to continue our tradition of being the country’s leading provider of tutoring and test prep services, and we are proud that our work is being recognized through these honors,” said Anne Huntington, Vice President of Business Development. “We believe that our franchising model is best-in-class, providing our franchisees across the country with the opportunity to create their own success stories, much like our co-founders, Eileen and Ray Huntington, did when they launched the company more than 40 years ago.”

These honors come only a short time after HLC Founder Eileen Huntington was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the International Franchising Association, and after Huntington CFO Jim Emmerson was named 2018’s CFO of the Year by NJBIZ. They also come during an exciting period of growth for the company, which under the leadership of new hire Anderson Chand, SVP of Franchise Development, already has plans for significant expansion throughout the year ahead.

About Huntington Learning Center

Huntington Learning Center is the nation’s leading tutoring and test prep provider. Its certified teachers provide individualized instruction in phonics, reading, writing, study skills, elementary and middle school math, Algebra through Calculus, Chemistry and other sciences. It preps for the SAT and ACT, as well as state and standardized exams. Huntington programs develop the skills, confidence and motivation to help students succeed and meet the needs of Common Core State Standards. Huntington is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Founded in 1977, Huntington’s mission is to give every student the best education possible. Learn how Huntington can help at For franchise opportunities, visit

24 01, 2019

Anago Cleaning Systems Surges to #52 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®

2019-01-24T18:00:10-05:00January 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Anago Cleaning Systems today announced that it has improved on its ranking as a top commercial cleaning franchise, earning the #52 overall franchise ranking in the prestigious Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500 ranking.
Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. Anago Cleaning Systems improved from its #68 ranking in 2018.

“Anago Cleaning Systems has not only revolutionized commercial cleaning through unmatched technology, systems, and a commitment to green cleaning, but we’ve built a model that virtually ensures success for regional and small businesses alike,” said Anago Cleaning Systems President Adam Povlitz. “As we celebrate 30 years in business, we are honored to be recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the country’s best overall franchises.”

The key factors in the franchise ranking system include costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and those with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500 in ranking order.

“As we celebrate 40 years of producing the Franchise 500, it’s a good opportunity to step back and look at how much has changed since that first ranking in 1980,” says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur. “While the franchise business model has changed little, the strongest franchise brands are constantly evolving and innovating to keep up with changing trends and technology.”

Anago Cleaning Systems is a pioneer of the master franchise system, which allows successful mid-career professionals to operate their own exclusive regional franchises, while allowing small businesses to invest in their success. Both levels simply focus on running their business while Anago Cleaning Systems provides assistance, guidance and critical tools to grow.

About Anago Cleaning Systems

Anago Cleaning Systems is a commercial cleaning franchise system supporting over 45 Master Franchises and over 1,500 Unit Franchisees in the U.S. and internationally. After years of refining procedures and creating duplicable systems created in his large commercial cleaning service, David Povlitz founded Anago in 1989 to help other entrepreneurs open their cleaning businesses. Today, its program sets the standard worldwide in commercial cleaning. Anago was ranked #52 overall by Entrepreneur Magazine in its 2019 Franchise 500® ranking. For further information, visit its website at

23 01, 2019

Best Life Brands Announced as Platform Company Name for ComForCare, At Your Side, CarePatrol, and Future Acquisitions

2019-01-23T18:12:59-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Multi-brand platform company to continue expanding services and support to people across the continuum of care, with an emphasis on aging adults.

DETROIT — Today, ComForCare Health Care Holdings, LLC CEO Steve Greenbaum announced the creation of Best Life Brands, LLC (“Best Life Brands”) for the purpose of uniting ComForCare and At Your Side, premier franchised providers of home care, CarePatrol, the nation’s largest franchised senior placement organization, and future acquisitions under one multi-branded service organization. Best Life Brands plans to continue expanding services by adding brands that share the company’s goal to serve older adults and people with diverse needs in a more effective and holistic way.

“As Best Life Brands continues to expand its services, our focus isn’t just on home care and placement services. We’re building a family of brands focused on the wellness and well-being of our clients under our ‘live your best life’ philosophy. This is extremely important for people dealing with the challenges of aging, recovering from an injury, or living with a chronic medical condition,” said Greenbaum. “We will continue to invest in people, processes, technology, and profitability across our franchise network while pursuing additional strategic acquisitions to expand and enhance our capabilities and reach.”

The new name follows a year of impressive growth and momentum. In 2018:

  • Greenbaum, an experienced franchise founder and former chairman of the IFA, took the helm as CEO of ComForCare and At Your Side.
  • ComForCare acquired CarePatrol to help people navigate care community solutions on behalf of a loved one, enhancing the company’s value-added services.
  • ComForCare, At Your Side, and CarePatrol announced collaborations with Kindred at Home, the nation’s largest provider of home health, hospice and community care services.
  • Greenbaum was appointed to the board of directors of the Home Care Association of America.
  • The company launched the CaregiverFirstSM program to aid in the recruiting, retention and recognition of the people who passionately serve clients.

In addition to those achievements, Best Life Brands is entering the new year by elevating its technology platforms for ComForCare and At Your Side franchisees, including a new office operating system, an industry-leading learning management system, greater connectivity through Google’s G Suite platform, and enhanced client and caregiver satisfaction tools to ensure goals are being met. Together, these tools will allow franchisees to easily access and manage caregiver and client data, more effectively connect with payer and referral sources, provide training, certifications and accreditations for each state’s unique requirements and create better communication throughout the franchise system.

In 2019, Best Life Brands also plans to add more locations to the roster for ComForCare, At Your Side, and CarePatrol through strong franchise development initiatives. Extensive planning has also been under way to produce significant enhancements for CarePatrol. Now combined under the new platform company, each brand offers a strong investment opportunity positioned as a leader in their respective industries.

To learn more about ComForCare and At Your Side, visit or To learn more about CarePatrol, visit

About Best Life Brands, LLC

Based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Best Life Brands, LLC is a holding company that includes ComForCare and At Your Side, premier franchised providers of home care, and CarePatrol, the nation’s largest franchised senior placement organization, which together include more than 350 franchise locations across the U.S. and Canada. With a private equity investment from The Riverside Company, Best Life Brands is a platform of award-winning complementary businesses that serve people along the continuum of care.

23 01, 2019

BrightStar Care Proves a Steady, Growing Presence in Entrepreneur’s 40th Annual Franchise 500®

2019-01-23T17:56:18-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CHICAGO — BrightStar Care, the nation’s leading in-home care franchise, recently ranked in the 2019 edition of Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500®. The ranking, widely reviewed by potential franchisees, bases its yearly listing on measurements including unit growth, financial strength and stability and brand power. Based on this criteria, BrightStar Care came in at No. 184 this year. Having a steady year-over-year presence on the listing, BrightStar Care continues to prove the success of and demand for its franchise opportunity.

“I started BrightStar Care after personally having struggled finding quality in-home care for family, and it’s been a pleasure watching this company grow and provide relief and peace of mind to people going through similar situations,” said Shelly Sun, Founder and CEO of BrightStar Care. “The business has proven to provide a prosperous opportunity for our franchise owners, and we’re honored to be ranked once again amongst the top 500 companies in the country.”

BrightStar Care offers both medical and non-medical private duty home care services, as well as medical staffing and each BrightStar Care location employs a Registered Nurse serving as Director of Nursing who tailors unique, personalized plans of care for each client and oversees a professional care team of well-qualified, experienced caregivers. The company began franchising in 2005, and has since grown to a $400 million system with more than 330 locations across the U.S. and Canada.

“As we celebrate 40 years of producing the Franchise 500, it’s a good opportunity to step back and look at how much has changed since that first ranking in 1980,” says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur. “While the franchise business model has changed little, the strongest franchise brands are constantly evolving and innovating to keep up with changing trends and technology.”

Entrepreneur bases its yearly evaluation on costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order. This is BrightStar Care’s ninth continuous year ranking on the list.

To view BrightStar Care in the full ranking, visit or see the January/February 2109 print issue of Entrepreneur. To learn more about the BrightStar Care franchise opportunity, visit

About BrightStar Care

Based in Chicago, BrightStar Care is a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 330 locations which provide medical and non-medical services to clients within their homes, as well as supplemental care staff to corporate clients. BrightStar Care franchise locations across the country employ over 2,500 registered nurses who play a unique role in overseeing the care for each individual client, a service that no other private duty home care provider offers. In addition, BrightStar Care is the only national home care franchise to receive The Joint Commission’s Enterprise Champion for Quality award every year since the award’s inception. In 2018, the company ranked No. 75 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list and was included for the fourth consecutive year on Forbes Magazine’s list of top franchise opportunities. For more information on BrightStar Care please visit; to find out more about BrightStar Care Franchising, visit

22 01, 2019

CarePatrol Announces Care Collaboration with Kindred At Home

2019-01-22T18:31:26-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PHOENIX — CarePatrol is the nation’s largest Senior Placement organization helping families find safer care options including assisted living, independent living, memory care, in-home care and nursing homes. Recognizing that the transition to a new care setting is usually following an acute care stay or medical event, CarePatrol has chosen to collaborate with Kindred at Home, the nation’s leading provider of home health, hospice and community care services, with over 45,000 employees and more than 800 locations nationwide.

“Our goal in engaging in this care collaboration is to assist in the stabilization of care for the senior in transition, provide better outcomes related to the move-in process and help with the elongation of stay over all. Kindred at Home is well prepared to provide the collaborative support and specializes in geriatric care, just like CarePatrol. Keeping our senior clients happy and healthy in the location they call home is a shared objective,” said Chuck Bongiovanni, president of CarePatrol.

“The combination of the services of CarePatrol and Kindred at Home will also support additional choice in care locations post hospital stay,” Bongiovanni states. “Providing seniors with every option in an effort to live their ‘Best Life Possible’ is our shared objective.”

Derek Nordman, chief clinical officer of Kindred at Home, said, “We are pleased to be recognized by CarePatrol and their advisors as an industry leader for home health services. A primary goal of the collaboration is to be of support to seniors and their families as they make the transition in to senior housing.”

CarePatrol and Kindred at Home will be focused on the outcomes specific to their shared clients. The collaboration between CarePatrol and Kindred at Home will roll out across all common markets over the course of this year. The endeavor between CarePatrol and Kindred at Home will also allow for a more proficient transition of care, according to the two organizations.

About CarePatrol

CarePatrol’s founders have been pioneers in the senior placement industry for the past 25 years. Franchising since 2009, CarePatrol has been a Franchise Satisfaction winner for eight consecutive years. With 150 franchise partners, CarePatrol is the largest senior placement organization in the country, and in early 2018, was acquired by ComForCare, a premier provider of non-medical in-home care for aging adults. With ComForCare’s private equity partnership with The Riverside Company, CarePatrol is now part of a multi-brand franchise parent company, which has plans for more expansion across the continuum of care for aging adults. For more information, visit

About Kindred at Home

Kindred at Home, the nation’s largest provider of home health services, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients through offerings that include skilled nursing; physical, occupational, speech and neurorehabilitation services; social work; nutrition; disease management education; help with daily living activities; and other therapies and services. For more information, visit

22 01, 2019

Leading In-Home Private Tutoring Franchise Announces Record Year of Growth, Achievements

2019-01-22T18:21:26-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tutor Doctor Enters 2019 with Aggressive Development Plans and New Brand Initiatives

TORONTO — Tutor Doctor, the leader in one-to-one in-home private tutoring, closed out 2018 with an impressive record of accomplishments. Most notably, Tutor Doctor awarded 153 franchises, bringing the brand footprint to over 600 locations in 15 countries. The brand additionally received multiple industry accolades – including the British Franchise Association Innovation award, and was ranked in the Elite Franchise 100 as well at the Entrepreneur 500.

Following a fruitful year, the one-to-one tutoring franchise sets its sights on aggressive growth, aiming to sign another 180 franchise agreements and continue expansion throughout North American, the United Kingdom and South Africa.

“Prospective franchisees are often looking to partner with brands that make a positive difference. With a mission to not only boost students’ academic performance, but also their self-confidence, Tutor Doctor resonates with so many entrepreneurs,” said Dennis Campell, VP of Global Franchise Development for Tutor Doctor. “In 2019 we look forward to further supporting our great franchisees with enhanced tools to serve their clients, such as more customized tutoring plans and a more comprehensive virtual tutoring program. Successful franchisees and happy clients are the key to our long term success as we continue to expand around the globe.”

Advancing its innovative edge, Tutor Doctor is developing, and soon opening, a corporate location in Mexico City. The brand sees a lot of potential in the Mexican education market, and with plans to open by the second quarter of 2019, hopes to pilot initiatives in the region while also providing support to franchisees throughout Mexico.

“Global demand for supplementary educational programs makes tutoring an incredibly attractive industry for aspiring entrepreneurs worldwide,” said Frank Milner, President of Tutor Doctor. “Since we began franchising in 2003, Tutor Doctor has been dedicated to providing state-of-the-art tools to assist our franchise partners. We’re excited to only further this initiative and in turn help our franchisees make a positive difference of the millions of students we serve.”

For more information on Tutor Doctor and its franchise opportunity, visit or

About Tutor Doctor

With more than 600 territories in 15 countries, Tutor Doctor was named the No. 1 In-Home Tutoring Franchise by in 2016. Founded as an alternative to the “one-to-many” teaching model most extra-curricular learning centers offer, Tutor Doctor provides a personalized one-to-one, in-home tutoring service to students of all ages. Now with offices internationally, the Tutor Doctor vision is becoming a reality, positively impacting students and their families worldwide. With the belief that all students can achieve academic success through two components – academic foundation building and academic discipline – Tutor Doctor will continue to lead the private tutoring industry. For more information on Tutor Doctor, please visit To find out about franchise opportunities, please visit,