Franchise News

FirstLight Home Care Named One of Entrepreneur's Fastest-Growing Franchises

- Award-winning provider of non-medical home care ranked No. 100 on Entrepreneur list -
FirstLight Home Care, a leading national provider of non-medical home care, has been named by Entrepreneur as one of the 500 fastest-growing franchises in 2019.
Earlier in the year, FirstLight was named to Entrepreneur's 40th annual Franchise 500® list for the eighth consecutive year. The 100 ranking on the Fastest-Growing Franchise list marks the second Entrepreneur ranking FirstLight has earned in ...

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Launch Acquires AirTime Trampoline & Game Park

- Family entertainment and action park expands its national footprint -
Launch Trampoline Park – a leading family entertainment and action park franchise – announced today that it has acquired Michigan-based AirTime Trampoline & Game Park.
The acquisition of AirTime, which launched in 2012, will add to Launch's rapidly growing portfolio of franchised locations throughout the United States. Launch, one of the fastest-growing family entertainment franchises, currently has 28 open parks in ...

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Senior Helpers® Certified as a Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® Institute has recognized Senior Helpers® as the first national in-home care company to achieve certification as a Great Place to Work. Senior Helpers' rapidly growing business is laser-focused on helping older adults age with dignity, and the company cares for tens of thousands of seniors across the globe.
The Great Place to Work evaluation considers more than 60 elements of the team member experience using feedback from surveys sent to more than 12,000 employees across ...

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Two AtWork Group Executives Recognized on Staffing Industry Analysts' Staffing 100 List

- John D. Hall and Jason Leverant Honored as Leaders in the Staffing Industry -
AtWork Group, one of the nation's largest and fastest growing staffing franchises, announced today Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), a global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, has named John D. Hall, Jr. – AtWork Group Founder and CEO, and Jason Leverant – AtWork Group President and COO, to SIA's prestigious Staffing 100 list.
This esteemed list serves as a way to recognize leaders for the impact ...

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Great Harvest Bread Company Reinvents Model with the Multi-Unit Franchisee in Mind

- Meet with the Growing Bakery Cafe Franchise at the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, Booth #300 -
Great Harvest Bread Co. seeks qualified multi-unit and multi-brand franchise partners to leverage their model that allows franchise owners to go where the competition cannot and cover more territory at an unmatched investment level.
The nearly 200-location bakery cafe franchise has implemented their new and distinguished hub and spoke expansion model built for the multi-unit business ...

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Remedy Intelligent Staffing and Westaff Named 2019 Top Franchises for Owners

- Independent Survey Shows Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied -
Based on an extensive independent survey of current franchise owners, Remedy Intelligent Staffing and Westaff have been named top franchises for 2019 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 14th annual ranking of the best 200 franchise opportunities, which is available at
Remedy and Westaff are franchise divisions of EmployBridge, the largest specialty industrial ...

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Massage Heights Celebrates 15th Year in Business with Record-breaking Revenue, Franchise Growth, and Nationwide Sweepstakes

- Fast-growing Massage and Facial Services Franchise Reports $104.8 Million in Systemwide Revenue in 2018 and Accelerates Growth Nationwide -
Celebrating 15 years in business, Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable, and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services, announced another banner year for the brand, reporting $104.8 million in revenue, as well as a new partnership with Franchise FastLane to sign 20 franchise agreements in 2019. The brand is actively recruiting ...

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Leading Coworking Space Venture X Showcases Thriving Franchise Opportunity at Hunter Hotel Conference

Venture X®, a global shared workspace franchise, is rapidly growing in the coworking space by appealing to the modern professional with the brand's 'coworking 3.0' model. The brand will be showcasing its concept to hoteliers as a gold sponsor at the upcoming Hunter Hotel Conference held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. The conference, held March 20-22, 2019 is attended by more than 1,500 hotel owners, investors, and industry professionals, and offers a unique opportunity to network with ...

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Staffing Industry Leader NEXTAFF Coming to Jackson

- Premier staffing franchise opens first location in Tennessee -
NEXTAFF, an industry leader in identifying quality talent for businesses, announced today it is opening an administrative and healthcare staffing agency location in Jackson, Tennessee, which will be the first location in the state.
The new office will offer staffing solutions to businesses in all administrative, professional, healthcare and some industrial trades.
"NEXTAFF is building a presence in the South, but the ...

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F45 Training Secures a Growth Equity Investment from the Mark Wahlberg Investment Group

- Strategic Investment will Continue F45 Training's Unprecedented Growth Within the Global Fitness Industry -
F45 Training, the fastest-growing fitness franchise in the world, announced today that an investment group led by Mark Wahlberg and FOD Capital has become a strategic investor through a minority stake in the company.
The Australian-born company undertook an extensive marketing process to identify the best growth-oriented investor, ultimately concluding that the Mark Wahlberg ...

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How this Small-Town Dillon, MT Franchise Reinvented its Look and Offerings to Take on Panera

- Great Harvest Bread's Brand Evolution Addresses Consumer Demand and Resolves Pain Points for Multi-Unit Franchise Owners -
Great Harvest Bread Co., known for serving the finest quality specialty bread is a rising direct threat to Panera and other cafe and sandwich competitors as the 43-year-old brand is now serving more than just its signature handmade loaves and growing rapidly in size.
Great Harvest franchisees and brand leaders grew tired of being subtle about the distinctive ...

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Local Entrepreneurs Open Always Best Care of Mesa

- Leading Senior Care Franchise Offers Award-Winning Senior Care Services to Mesa and Surrounding Areas -
Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that it has opened its newest franchise in Mesa, Arizona. Always Best Care Senior Services of Mesa marks the company's third location in the state of Arizona. Owned and operated by first-time franchisees John and Ganeen Harstick and their son Trevor Keeling, Always ...

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