2020 Client News

2021 First Quarter Client News

TikTok - @theshayspence

5 new foods this week! What are we excited about? Featuring Friendly's

June 13, 2021

NBC News

Edible Arrangements founder Tariq Farid reflects on his American Dream

June 11, 2021

 

WFTS-TV

New School of Rock location in Tampa provides outlet for kids following pandemic

June 11, 2021

MassLive

Friendly’s will offer millions of free sundaes to kick off new rewards program

June 9, 2021

 

Autobody News

Best Body Shops’ tips: Jake Rodenroth of asTech shares insights on collision repair diagnostics

June 8, 2021

Restoration & Remediation

The foundation blocks of a leading restoration company

June 7, 2021

 

FSR Magazine

Friendly's rolls out summer menu filled with seafood selections

June 7, 2021

Newsday

Patience pays: Back to (in-person) School of Rock for Long Island franchisee

June 7, 2021

Global Franchise

Innovation for simplicity's sake (pg. 94)

June 4, 2021

 

WTVQ-TV

Business owners look back on a year of uncertainty during Small Business month

June 3, 2021

 

Franchise Update

School of Rock expands to South Africa with new master franchise agreement

June 3, 2021

Family Handyman

Homeowner's guide to outdoor grilling

June 2, 2021

 

Markets Insider

Blue Moon Estate Sales survey results shows older adults are ready to move

June 1, 2021

Franchise Update

Real estate realities (pg. 34)

May 28, 2021

 

Franchise Times

Seven ways franchises aim to attract consumers now

May 27, 2021

 

Next Avenue

When one partner needs to move for long-term care and the other doesn’t

May 26, 2021

USA Today

Friendly’s celebrates National Burger Day

May 26, 2021


Penn Live

Friendly’s will give free Fribbles this summer to celebrate its founder

May 26, 2021

Plumbing & Mechanical

Pandemic push

May 25, 2021

 

D Magazine

Car-Sharing Platform Getaround Enters Dallas Market 

May 24, 2021

Vehicle Service Pros

Recent acquisitions and investment strengthen AsTech’s ‘four pillars of focus’

May 24, 2021

Johnson City Press
Little Caesars franchise owner says pandemic made her business better

May 23, 2021
 

News Channel 8
School of Rock Tampa North Grand-Opening

May 21, 2021

KSAT-TV
Army veteran successfully runs multiple franchises for Little Caesars

May 21, 2021

Denver Business Journal

Broomfield's Intelivideo leads gyms into virtual future

May 21, 2021

Franchise Update

School of Rock North is ready to rock n' roll

May 20, 2021

 

Pizza Marketplace
Little Caesars aims bigger in 'Big Easy'

May 20, 2021

Yahoo! Finance
School of Rock Opens First School in Europe

May 20, 2021

 

Restoration & Remediation Magazine

From photography to franchise: the duo behind the first 100% female-owned Restoration 1 franchise

May 19, 2021


Auto Rental News
16 Questions for Getaround

May 19, 2021

Baby Boomers

Tips for helping out your adult children (without enabling them)

May 19, 2021

 

Grass Roots - Green Industry Pros

E 52: Grounded in a Landscaping Franchise

May 17, 2021

 

Club Industry

The future of fitness includes hybridization

May 14, 2021

 

What Franchise

In conversation: how to be a successful leader

May 13, 2021

 

Global Franchise

Understanding the rise in home service franchising

May 13, 2021

 

Nerd Wallet

Start booking your trips backward: get your rental car first

May 13, 2021

 

FSR

Friendly's to offer special deal for National Burger Day

May 11, 2021

 

Franchise Update

School of Rock named "Best Children's Service and Education Franchise" for the Global Franchise Awards 2021

May 11, 2021

 

Autosphere
asTech debuts new live chat mobile app features

May 10, 2021

FOX 4 Kansas City
Mother-daughter duo helping others reach fitness goals

May 7, 2021

The Global Franchise Podcast
What is multi-unit franchising, and why is it so popular? 

May 7, 2021


Baby Boomers

Fall risk reduction for aging loved ones

May 6, 2021

 

Plumber

Promoting the benefits of a skilled trades career

May 6, 2021

FSR 

Friendly's introduces make-your-own sundae kits

May 5, 2021

 

Plumbing & Mechanical

Bringing attention to the trades

May 5, 2021

Franchise Update

Stellar Brands acquires Softroc®

May 5, 2021


Yahoo! Finance

Intelivideo and Glofox launch strategic partnership

May 4, 2021


Franchise Times

The Driveway Co. is first buy for newly named Stellar Brands

May 3, 2021

Club Industry

9Round earns Global Franchise Award for the Best Fitness Franchise category

May 3, 2021

Fatherly

Is California sober the way forward?

May 3, 2021

 

Franchise Canada

 Putting service first, Brad Stevenson (page 25)

May 3, 2021
 

USA Today

 What should you drive for a summer road trip? The benefits (and drawbacks) of RVs, rental cars and other options

April 30, 2021


Modrn Business

 Adam Zeitsiff, President & CEO of Intelivideo

April 29, 2021

Bloomberg

 Car-sharing startups emerge from pandemic with new lease on life

April 29, 2021


Body Shop Business

 asTech offers new live chat feature

April 29, 2021


The Dallas Morning News

 Smoothie Factory Juice Bar is Colleyville's latest smoothie spot

April 28, 2021

 

Forbes

To be successful, know what you want

April 27, 2021

 

DBusiness
Little Caesars plans to add 50+ franchise units in Pacific Northwest

April 27, 2021

 

Yahoo! Finance

Gold's Gym introduces the "gym of the future" with Berlin flagship campus

April 27, 2021

Upstate Biz SC

Jarrod Brooks named Vice President of Development for 9Round Franchising

April 26, 2021


McKnight's Senior Living

Musician is a hit with homebound seniors

April 26, 2021


Franchise Update

Mr. Rooter Plumbing thrives through the pandemic as an essential service

April 24, 2021


Retail TouchPoints

Retail TouchPoints and design: retail reveal the 40 under 40 class of 2021, featuring Somia Farid Silber

April 23, 2021

 

Colorado Springs Gazette

New School of Rock in north Colorado Springs to host grand opening event

April 22, 2021

 

AspirantSG Blog

How to cope with chronic uncertainty, featuring Mike Gallagher of Shoreline Recovery Center

April 21, 2021

Collision Repair Magazine

Wednesday wisdom: Cris Hollingsworth, President of Repairify (asTech)

April 21, 2021

 

Plumbing & Mechanical

Stellar Brands announced as umbrella company for Restoration 1 and bluefrog Plumbing + Drain 

April 21, 2021

 

CultureMap Dallas

White Rock Lake apartment complex up for vote and more Dallas news

April 19, 2021

QSR

Little Caesars names Jeremy Vitaro Chief Development Officer

April 19, 2021

 

Global Franchise

Franchise watch: Neighborly's brands enrich people's lives with amazing experiences

April 19, 2021

 

Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine

5 ways to diversify (page 58)

April 19, 2021

 

Health Club Management

New national health and fitness alliance to lead fitness sector's lobbying efforts in the US

April 15, 2021

 

QSR Magazine 

Smoothie Factory Juice Bar expands in Texas

April 14, 2021

 

MarketWatch

Gibson Brands to join School of Rock GearSelect program

April 14, 2021

 

Franchise Times
New funding for premium service brands, plus more deals
April 13, 2021

 

Franchising World

Why franchising needs more veterans and first responders - especially now

April 13, 2021

 

Athletic Business

Streaming video sustains, builds community and business

April 12, 2021

 

International Franchise Association

ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care are certified as a great place to work

April 12, 2021

 

Plumbing & Mechanical

Plumbing industry rallies to repair Texas

April 9, 2021

Landscape Management 

Maintain your edge: franchise players, The Grounds Guys

April 8, 2021

Cleaner 
Neighborly welcomes Roger Chacko as new officer

April 8, 2021

Oxygen 
10 signs you’ve overtrained

April 7, 2021


Club Solutions 
Putting People First in Digital Transformation

April 6, 2021
 

Yahoo! Finance

ComForCare provides free monthly caregiving training

April 5, 2021

 

Family Handyman 
8 Ways to conserve water in your home

 

April 1, 2021

Club Business International

Industry partner news, Intelivideo (page 52)

 

April 1, 2021


QSR

Edible launches two new initiatives

 

April 1, 2021

 

Cleaner Magazine

Restoration 1 and bluefrog Plumbing + Drain recap 2020

March 31, 2021

 

SaaS Radio Hour 

Intelivideo chat with Adam Zeitsiff

March 30, 2021

 

Home Health Care News 

Best Life Brands enters home health space with newest acquisition

March 30, 2021

 

Global Franchise

Understanding the rise in home service franchising, featuring bluefrog and Restoration 1

March 25, 2021

 

Global Franchise

Evolution and change are essential, by Brad Stevenson

March 25, 2021

Realtor.com

Why hot water takes so long to reach your faucets (and what you can do about it), featuring bluefrog

March 24, 2021

 

Digiday

Fitness brands to look organic, short-form video to connect with remote consumers

March 24, 2021

Chain Store Age

Little Caesars targets expansion in New York metro area

March 24, 2021

BodyShop Business

asTech acquires Red EU & Red Autocenters

March 24, 2021

 

Global Franchise

25 CSR brands changing the world: 2021 list announced, including Molly Maid

March 23, 2021 

 

Yahoo! Finance

Neighborly helps homeowners prepare for spring with annual maintenance checklist
March 23, 2021

Hartford Business Journal

Wallingford's Incredible Edibles opens first CBD market location in Glastonbury

March 22, 2021

 

Oxygen

10 strength-training mistakes, featuring 9Round

March 20, 2021

Cashay

How to declutter and downsize your home without stress, featuring Blue Moon Estate Sales

March 19, 2021

Denver Business Journal
Revealed: DBJ's 2021 Small Business Awards finalists, including Intelivideo

March 18, 2021
 

Orlando Business Journal

Little Caesars plans new Orlando locations as part of Florida expansion

March 18, 2021

Business Woman

No experience necessary & 25 CSR brands

March 17, 2021

 

Billion Success

A look into the future of fitness with Adam Zeitsiff

March 16, 2021

 

KCRG-TV (ABC Cedar Rapids)

"School of Rock" holds open house in Cedar Rapids

March 15, 2021

ACHR News

HVAC contractors endure the Texas freeze-out

March 14, 2021

 

Franchise Today Podcast
Neighborly President, CEO, Mike Bidwell, delivers "real" take home value 

March 10, 2021

 

MassLive

Friendly’s revives six ‘fan favorite’ meals for limited time

March 10, 2021

 

Franchise Update

Edible Music™ reaches growth milestone with 25 emerging artist partnerships

March 10, 2021

 

Franchise Times

Neighborly owners talk conversions and navigating the ‘zee-zor relationship

March 9, 2021

 

9News (NBC Denver)

Mr. Appliance business owner talks stepping out of traditional roles on International Women's Day

March 8, 2021

 

Fast Casual

From shake shack to chipotle: 24 female execs on leading in 2021

March 8, 2021

 

Good Morning Quad Cities (WQAD-TV)

9Round owner shares obstacles women face in the workplace

March 7, 2021

 

Family Handyman

What to know about frozen pipes, featuring bluefrog

March 7, 2021

Family Handyman

7 repairs your home emergency fund should cover, featuring Neighborly CEO Mike Bidwell

March 5, 2021

 

Restoration & Remediation

From starting small to saving the day

March 5, 2021

 

Baby Boomers

Red flags when looking for senior care options

March 5, 2021

The Verge

Getaround wants to help you start your car-sharing business

March 5, 2021

 

Plumbing & Mechanical 
Plumbing franchises offer contractors opportunities for growth and success, featuring Mr. Rooter Plumbing

March 4, 2021

 

Franchise Update
Real Property Management Reaches Milestone With 350th Franchise Opening

March 3, 2021

 

OurQuadCities (KLJB-TV)

Celebrating local women in business as International Women’s Day approaches, 9Round

March 2, 2021

 

Digital Commerce 260

Sales bloom at Edible Arrangements with free delivery, more product categories

March 2, 2021

 

Club Business International
Leveraging the power of digital programing
March 1, 2021

 

Fort Worth Culture Map

Fort Worth neighbor clocks in as one of the hardest-working U.S. cities, including Neighborly

March 1, 2021

 

U.S. News & World Report

What is FightCamp? featuring 9Round 

March 1, 2021

 

QSR

COVID-19 restaurant changes that aren’t going anywhere, featuring Little Caesars

March 1, 2021

 

Vehicle Service Pros 

asTech acquires adasThink

Feb. 24, 2021

 

Franchise Update 

Female fast risers share their journey, featuring Somia Farid Silber

Feb. 23, 2021

 

Culture Dallas Map
This Dallas neighbor clocks in as one of hardest-working U.S. cities

Feb. 23, 2021

 

Body Shop Business
3M announces strategic investment in asTech

Feb. 23, 2021

Modrn Business

Shannon Hudson's "CEO mindset" daily ritual‪

Feb. 22, 2021

 

Sports to Business Podcast

Adam Zeitsiff: How going through hard experiences shapes your future

Feb. 22, 2021

 

Plumbing Perspective

Neighborly brands prepared to service homeowners in aftermath of 2021 winter storms

Feb. 21, 2021

Thrive Global

Adam Zeitsiff of Intelivideo: “Focus even more than usual on your team”

Feb. 20, 2021

 

USA Today

Water pipes cracked by ice will flood buildings across Texas, and experts fear the damage will be as bad as a hurricane, featuring bluefrog plumbing + drain

Feb. 18, 2021

 

MarketWatch

Restoration 1 locations ready to service customers in the path of unprecedented winter weather

Feb. 18, 2021

 

The Fitness Founders Podcast
Adam Zeitsiff tells us how fitness operators can deliver a winning hybrid experience

Feb. 18, 2021

 

Franchise Update
School of Rock named a 2021 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

Feb. 16, 2021

 

Yahoo! Finance
Edible sees sales jump amid coronavirus 

Feb. 12, 2021

 

Restoration & Remediation 

Neighborly experiences unprecedented network Growth in 2020

Feb. 9, 2021

The Business Side of Fitness

Episode 65 – Shannon Hudson - 9Round: The relationship business

Feb. 5, 2021

Bloomberg Radio

Baystate Business: Friendly's

Feb. 5, 2021

Upstate Business Journal

9Round ranked a top franchise in Entrepreneur's 42nd annual Franchise 500

Feb. 4, 2021

 

ACHR News
Aire Serv ranked a top franchise in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500

Feb. 3, 2021

 

GlassBytes
Glass Doctor ranked a top franchise in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500

Feb. 2, 2021
 

Collision Week

asTech certified to support to support the GM Collision Repair Network diagnostics

Feb. 2, 2021

 

QSR Magazine

Innovative strategies drive Little Caesars growth

Feb. 1, 2021

 

Franchising World

The new face of management, by JJ Sorrenti, CEO of Best Life Brands

Feb. 1, 2021

 

Plumbing & Mechanical 

Go with the flow: the case for pipe relining, Mr. Rooter Plumbing

Feb. 1, 2021

 

HomeCare Magazine

ComForCare makes Franchise 500 list

Feb. 1, 2021
 

AP

Intelivideo experiences record-breaking 2020

Jan. 26, 2021

PRWeek

Friendly's picks BizCom Associates as US PR AOR

Jan. 25, 2021

 

WSPA-TV (Your Carolina)

Move It Monday - workout from home with Shannon Hudson of 9Round

Jan. 25, 2021

 

Franchise Direct

School of Rock awarded U.S. patent for revolutionary School of Rock Method

Jan. 25, 2021

WTVR-TV (CBS Richmond)

bluefrog Plumbing + Drain owner shares keys to launching new venture amid pandemic

Jan. 22, 2021

Club Industry

9Round Fitness perseveres in 2020, begins new year a stronger organization

Jan. 21, 2021
 

Fox Business

Friendly's sale to restaurant group finalized

Jan. 19, 2021

MarketWatch

Intelivideo and Les Mills launch strategic partnership

Jan. 19, 2021

Esquire

23 ways to get your home and car ready for winter, featuring Mike Bidwell

Jan. 18, 2021

Franchise Update

Restoration 1 and bluefrog Plumbing & Drain mark 2020 with essential business, expansion and new programs

Jan. 15, 2021

Her Success Podcast

IFA's Women's Franchise Committee podcast, featuring Heather Hudson

Jan. 15, 2021

Franchise Times

Five top franchise trends for the new year, featuring Gary Findley

Jan. 14, 2021

HomeCare Magazine

Best Life Brands awards record number of new franchises

Jan. 13, 2021


Yahoo! Finance

School of Rock outperforms 2020

Jan. 13, 2021


Franchise News Podcast

Featuring clients Edible, Neighborly, 9Round, Restoration 1 and bluefrog

Jan. 13, 2021


Restoration & Remediation

Tom Gissler named President of Restoration 1

Jan. 12, 2021

Club Industry

Timothy Walker named Chief Financial Officer for 9Round Franchising, LLC

Jan. 12, 2021

Morristown Green

Opening in a pandemic: New owners cut ribbon at Edible Arrangements in Morristown

Jan. 11, 2021


The Middle Market

Neighborly acquires Precision Door Services

Jan. 7, 2021


Chain Store Age

Edible Brands names Carey Malloy chief financial officer

Jan. 6, 2021


Lawn & Landscape

Franchise roundup: The Grounds Guys

Jan. 6, 2021


New Jersey Patch

Edible Arrangements to celebrate Morristown grand opening

Jan. 5, 2021


Authority Magazine

Adam Zeitsiff of Intelivideo: The power of flexibility

Jan. 3, 2021


HudaBeauty

What happens when you give up alcohol for a month: Kate Judd of Shoreline Recovery Center

Jan. 2, 2021