(PRWEB) July 19, 2013
The United Franchise Group (UFG), the global leader for entrepreneurs, today announced that it now has locations in 62 countries around the world, surpassing all previous expansion records for the company. The most recent additions have largely been in the Middle East and Africa.
“A lot of companies find their development teams are quite skilled at growing their brands domestically, but moving outside of the U.S. is an entirely different prospect. We have developed key strategies that work so well for global expansion that we are now in more than 62 countries with our brands,” said Tony Foley, International Director for United Franchise Group.
United Franchise Group continues to focus on global expansion, concentrating on the areas that are experiencing business growth, and the need for the company’s wide range of business to business services.
Under the direction of International Director Tony Foley, United Franchise Group brand, SIGNARAMA, was the receipt of the Presidential E-commerce award for export excellence… the only franchise system ever to receive the prestigious honor. The SIGNARAMA brand has also been ranked 52nd on Franchise Direct’s Top 100 Global Franchises list for the third consecutive year, which is a definitive and exclusive list detailing the franchises which are performing best on an international level. Of all the sign stores combined internationally, SAR makes up 80 percent of the sign franchise market.
About the United Franchise Group (UFG)
The United Franchise Group is the Global Leader for Entrepreneurs, consisting of a number of award-winning business-to-business brands and franchise development services including some of the world’s largest industry-leading names. The experts at UFG have used their over 25 years of franchising experience to grow the franchising giant into a $500 million dollar success story with approximately 1,400 franchise locations in 60 countries. The company includes franchise industry giants SIGNARAMA, the world’s largest sign franchise; EmbroidMe, the world’s largest embroidery franchise; IZON Global Media/Billboard Connection, an incredibly successful out-of-home advertising franchise; Transworld Business Advisors, for people to research business opportunities before investing, Plan Ahead Events, a home-based corporate event planning franchise and SuperGreen Solutions, a premium one-stop retail location for energy efficient products.