Franchisees and team members of FASTSIGNS recently had the opportunity to train as G7 Experts at the company’s headquarters.
Recognizing the valuable insight and resources that it could offer photofinishing businesses, FASTSIGNS International hopes to offer inspiration through its sponsorship of the 2015 Buck Rogers National Photofinishers Group meeting, taking place February 22-24, 2015, in Mobile, AL.
FASTSIGNS International has extended its partnership with Benetrends to provide up to $15 million in funds to start-up and expanding franchisees for new center development. This extended partnership will help the burgeoning franchise continue its franchise growth momentum, having signed 45 new franchise agreements in 2014 and plans to sign more than 50 by year’s end in North America.
As a sponsor of the 2015 AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Executive Leadership Summit, FASTSIGNS will be sharing success stories from its co-brand program with independent prospective business partners. The co-brand program was created to assist independent business owners in attracting new customers and driving new revenue streams. It has successfully brought increased returns to many through providing new services, effective marketing and ongoing guidance and support.
Sign and graphics franchise FASTSIGNS signed 45 new franchise agreements and opened 31 new centers in North America last year. In addition, the company signed on Master Franchisees in United Arab Emirates and North Africa. Robust growth is expected to continue through 2015 on all fronts.
According to FASTSIGNS of San Francisco owner Jason Moline, switching to INX Digital’s Triangle ESC inks has resulted in a wider color gamut and life expectancy lasting two to three times longer than the inks it replaced.
3D Printing is currently available in three FASTSIGNS markets, helping local businesses bring their product concepts to life with the advancements of technology. Professional grade 3D printing can build accurate, stable products for startup companies, existing business owners and entrepreneurs. 3D printing is ideal for testing prototypes and models, as well as creating replacement parts.
A recent visit to my local FASTSIGNS franchise in Eden Prairie, MN, opened my eyes to the variety of finishing operations that this franchise is tasked with. I also learned of the vast potential that they have due to the sheer number of signage products that they can turn out.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ October 2014 edition, featuring Phillips Graphic Finishing, Graphic Edge Printing & Packaging, The Label Shoppe, Nino Press, Robinson Printing, Merritt Graphics, Media Graphix
As part of its franchise growth strategy, FASTSIGNS International will be exhibiting at Booth No. 237 at the National Franchise and Business Opportunities Show, Sept. 6-7, in Toronto. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with FASTSIGNS representatives to discuss the franchise buying process and to learn more about the company’s business model, high franchise partner satisfaction rankings and special financing program for military veterans.