Archive for July, 2016

July 23rd, 2016

Franchising Today Magazine Includes Profile on AlphaGraphics Winning Franchisee Model

Franchising Today — the must-read trade publication for franchise professionals who want to stay informed of the latest trends and challenges in this dynamic marketplace — features in-depth profiles on Franchisees, multi-unit businesses and the executives who run them.

The most recent issue includes a piece with perspective from AlphaGraphics President Aaron Grohs and Chief Development Officer Dave Buzza, detailing the local focus, ongoing support and other elements that have helped us lead the industry and support a growing base of Franchisees.

franchising-today-logoFrom the article:

This makes AlphaGraphics highly interesting to prospective Franchisees, whether or not they have experience with the print and marketing communications industry. For a small independent printing business, it can be difficult to keep up with technological advancements, but AlphaGraphics can provide support such as purchasing power and world-class technology.

“We offer franchisees and customers the latest technology innovations and solutions that are impacting the industry,” Grohs says.

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July 18th, 2016

AlphaGraphics Commands 26 Percent of Quick Printing Magazine’s 2016 Top 100 List

screen-shot-2016-06-17-at-3-47-32-pmQuick Printing Magazine‘s 2016 Top 100 list of best-performing small print/marketing communications businesses is out, and AlphaGraphics made quite an impression — more than 25 percent of the list is AlphaGraphics locations across the nation!

Chuck Stempler in Seattle came in at #3 on the list with nearly $16 million in sales, and 25 other AlphaGraphics locations were ranked in the Top 100. The annual rankings offer not only information on the industry’s most successful operators, but also a glimpse into a sector that continues to grow and thrive.

Click here to see the list and read the story capturing the state of the print and marketing services industry.

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July 12th, 2016

Florida Franchisee Opens New AlphaGraphics Business Center, Finds Profitability in First Months

jim-kenneyJim Kenney in Daytona Beach, Fla. spent 23 years in executive management with a senior living company, retiring young to enjoy life. But like most entrepreneurs, he didn’t sit around for long. He wanted to own a business, and jumped at an opportunity to start an AlphaGraphics Business Center in a new market.

Despite starting from scratch, with no book of business and little local name recognition, Kenney found profitability within the first year, and has been growing ever since.

The great thing about AlphaGraphics is the proven systems and track record are in place,” he says. “It’s up to the individual to use those tools and be successful, but the prescription is there.”

Click here for more from Jim Kenney on his experience as a new AlphaGraphics Franchisee.

If you’d like to explore what AlphaGraphics offers to entrepreneurs — from new markets in your client’s area to established businesses for sale — visit our website and contact us here.

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