TAG: Franchising

The Grounds Guys ranks 216 on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500

January 19, 2015By

For yet another year The Grounds Guys made Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list, an annual ranking of the best franchises based on financial and statistical data. The Grounds Guys ranked at No. 216. Data for the list is collected via surveys completed by franchisors across the nation, and all franchises are judged based on identical criteria regardless of size. “We... read more

The Grounds Guys adds more franchises in Q3 2014

October 13, 2014By

Following up a successful second quarter, The Grounds Guys continues to grow in the third quarter of 2014, adding a score of new franchises. “We are pleased with our continued growth this quarter,” said Chris Elmore, president of The Grounds Guys. “As a company we love helping people achieve their goals of business ownership, and we are honored to welcome... read more

Mosquito Joe signs 100 franchises in 2 years

September 17, 2014By

  Mosquito Joe hit a franchising milestone, signing its 100th territory this year, its second year in franchising. “In 2013 we sold our first territory, and we’re thrilled to be celebrating our 100th territory less than two years later; this is a tremendous accomplishment for Mosquito Joe,” said Mosquito Joe CEO Kevin Wilson. “We’re thrilled by the response we’ve seen... read more

Weed Man USA on pace for ‘best year yet,’ adds Carrothers as franchisee

September 2, 2014By

Weed Man USA, based in Oshawa, Ontario, is on pace to have a stand-out year in terms of revenue growth and franchise territories sold. The lawn care franchise, which had a 2013 annual revenue of $63,344,012, projects to be up about 20 percent year over year at more than $75.5 million for 2014. Additionally, it already has exceeded its budget for... read more

The Grounds Guys adds 16 locations

July 18, 2014By

The Grounds Guys added 16 new franchise locations in the second quarter. Year to date, Waco, Texas-based The Grounds Guys added 26 new franchise locations. “As a young brand in the U.S., it is great to experience this level of growth,” said Chris Elmore, The Grounds Guys president. Founded under the name Sunshine Brands in Canada in 1987, The Grounds... read more

Spring-Green adds new franchising development director

December 17, 2013By

Plainfield, Ill.-based Spring-Green Lawn Care has hired Jeff Shufelt as its new director of franchising development. Shufelt will work with all new franchisees that join the Spring-Green family and will also head up efforts to continue franchise expansion and provide information to prospective new franchisees. “Jeff brings decades of experience and expertise with green industry companies to this position,” said... read more