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PuroClean Takes Q1 2021 by Storm, Following Most Successful Year in Company’s History

National Restoration Franchise Signed 49 New Franchise Agreements, Grew by More Than 14% in 2020; Brand on Track to Exceed 60+ Franchise Agreements in 2021

Tamarac, Fla. (May 17, 2021) – PuroClean, a leading national restoration and remediation franchise, today announced key metrics sharing its outstanding success in 2020 and the strongest Q1 yet, shattering previous records and underscoring the strength of the recession and pandemic-resistant brand. In 2020, PuroClean’s national network grew by more than 14 percent, the company signed 49 new franchise agreements and in the first quarter of 2021, the brand has already brought an additional 23 new franchise owners onboard.

“We are incredibly fortunate to have such dedicated individuals at the PuroClean Home Office, who work tirelessly to help budding entrepreneurs achieve their dream of opening a business that enables them to work as a servant leader within their local community,” said Steve White, President and COO of PuroClean. “Last year was a difficult one for us all, but the onset of COVID-19 uncovered a true need for a brand that offers a unique approach to both product and service within the restoration and remediation industry. We are grateful that PuroClean was able to move swiftly into action despite the pandemic, leveraging our expertise to help our franchise owners make an incredible impact on home and business owners in the communities they serve. We are proud of what we accomplished in 2020 as we continue to focus on our philosophy of servant leadership, extreme ownership, and active collaboration. And in doing so, based on what we are seeing so far, 2021 is going to be another banner year for our business.”

Network Expansion in 2020

In 2020, PuroClean expanded its national network of strategic partners by 32 percent, signed 17 new commercial accounts, and received a 97 percent satisfaction score for customer service reviews across the top three insurance carriers in the nation. While many franchise brands struggled throughout the pandemic, the PuroClean Home Team hustled to keep up with the demand of a growing franchise service brand at a critical time for the restoration and remediation industry. Using grit and dedication to provide relentless customer service, the network experienced a 14 percent network growth and 16 percent system-wide sales increase.

The national restoration and remediation service brand also signed 49 new franchise agreements in 2020, and opened 43 locations nationwide, which now includes 33 multi-unit franchises. Seeing rapid growth, more than 100 diverse entrepreneurs attended PuroClean’s “Meet the Team Day” events throughout the year, which pivoted to a virtual format for the first time ever, offering an online meet and greet complete with an informative Q&A session.

Taking 2021 by Storm

Dominating the first quarter of 2021, PuroClean has already secured 23 new franchise agreements, well on its way to a goal of 60 by end-of-year. In conjunction with the new signings, 17 locations (including 6 expansions of existing owners) have officially opened thus far in 2021, wrapping up the quarter with a total of 350 locations nationwide.

So far in 2021, PuroClean has also landed four new commercial accounts, adding to over a dozen commercial partners through its efforts within business development.

PuroClean has also secured many accolades throughout 2020 and thus far in 2021, including Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500” list – ranking number 102, rising more than 150 spots in the last three years – as well as Entrepreneur’s “Top Franchises Under $100k” and “Fastest-Growing Franchises.” The brand also secured, for the third year in a row in 2020, the Franchise Business Review “Top Franchise Satisfaction” award, as well as numerous marketing awards, like its bronze Stevie from the Business Technology – Collaboration/Social Networking Solutions category for its New Franchise Dictionary Search Tool, as part of the 19th annual American Business Awards.

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About PuroClean

Known as the “Paramedics of Property Damage®,” PuroClean provides water damage remediation, emergency services, fire and smoke damage remediation, mold removal, and biohazard cleanup to commercial and residential customers. Founded in 2001, PuroClean has a comprehensive network of more than 350 franchise offices across North America. PuroClean technicians are thoroughly screened, insured, and trained in utilizing the latest in mitigation technology and procedures while operating under a strict code of ethics. Each PuroClean office is independently owned and operated. For more information about PuroClean, contact 800-775-7876 or visit www.PuroClean.com; for franchise information, visit www.PuroCleanFranchise.com.

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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Expands into Mississippi Delta

(Greenville, MS) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit announces expansion into the Mississippi Delta. The three new locations will be the first in the Mississippi Delta. The first store will be located in Greenville, and will open by the end of 2016. The additional locations will open in Cleveland and Greenwood, with timeline to be determined.

IFPG, The International Franchise Professionals Group, Adds Red Boswell as President

April 01, 2019 - The International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG) announced today that they have added experienced franchise executive Red Boswell as President to continue IFPG’s rapid growth connecting franchise professionals around the globe.

GRANITE TRANSFORMATIONS ANNOUNCES FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE RAPIDLY EXPANDING HOME REMODELING SPACE

MIAMI, FL (March 10, 2016) – Granite Transformations, a global full-service residential and commercial remodeling franchise known for their revolutionary, proprietary resurfacing process, is pleased to announce that franchise opportunities are now available throughout North America. With more than 20 years of franchising experience, the company offers a unique and thriving business model that has made its presence known in eight countries on four continents across the globe, with more than 150 franchise locations worldwide, including 74 North American locations.The home improvement business has seen continued growth and success over the past several years, and with a moderate entry-level investment, the opportunity proves to be an enticing venture for prospective franchise owners with a significant potential for profit and future growth.The Granite Transformations story is a rich, centuries-old Italian heritage turned global entrepreneurial dream. The company presents time-challenged and quality-conscious homeowners a premium surface design solution without the demolition hassle of traditional kitchen and bath remodeling. Using an exclusive selection of the highest-quality granite, recycled glass and quartz counter tops and mosaic tiles – all offering a lifetime warranty – its "over-the-top"installation process virtually eliminates the need for demolition, shortening a project timeline and easing the stress and mess of typical home renovations. The product’s versatility allows for a wide range of uses and brings added value and growth potential, appealing to both homeowners and commercial businesses alike looking to renovate or build new.“Granite Transformations offers one of the most dynamic and fulfilling franchise opportunities in the rapidly expanding home remodeling space,” says Andrea Di Giuseppe, International Chief Executive Officer. “Customers are looking to spend wisely and make a smart investment – they want the most attractive, quality, sustainable product, which is exactly what we offer coupled with the fastest install process available to immediately increase home value.”With renovations continually on the rise, franchise owners enjoy minimal risk and consistent demand no matter the state of the economy. Homeowners are choosing to renovate the key areas of their homes – kitchens and bathrooms– rather than build or buy new, and their recognition of the value of this important, long-term investment is an undeniable owner benefit.Di Giuseppe continues, “From the very beginning, Granite Transformations has stayed true to its artistic tradition,respect for natural resources and commitment to innovation, and the company is committed to the continuing expansion, growth and success of our franchise system.”