TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN
RIDGELAND, MS, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") announced the roll-out of its 2015 marketing strategy and a renewed focus on franchise sales following a series of regional meetings for franchisees. Members of the FSNA corporate team met with U-Save franchisees in Atlanta, Indianapolis, and Atlantic City to discuss the company's marketing initiatives, strategies for franchise sales, and the revamping of operations for the upcoming year.
FSNA CEO Tom McDonnell said, "This is an exciting time to be a part of the FSNA team, and our recent visits to Atlanta, Indianapolis, and Atlantic City allowed us to share the bold new strategy that will take us into 2015." McDonnell explained that unveiling the strategic vision of the company directly to the regions enables the strong sense of partnership needed to move U-Save to the forefront of the value car rental franchise marketplace.
FSNA is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company and its subsidiaries own the following brands: U-Save Car & Truck Rental® ("U-Save"), U-Save Car Sales, Rent-A-Wreck of Canada, PractiCar, Auto Rental Resource Center ("ARRC"), Xpress Rent A Car, Sonoran National Insurance Group and Peakstone Financial Services.
U-Save, together with its subsidiary ARRC, has over 900 locations throughout the United States and is one of North America's largest franchise car rental companies. U-Save currently services 19 airport markets in 13 different states. Although primarily based in the United States, U-Save has 18 international locations in Mexico, Greece, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Practicar Systems Inc. owns the rights to the Rent-A-Wreck® and the PractiCar® trademarks for all of Canada. The Rent-A-Wreck® system operates a network of 61 franchise locations from coast-to-coast in Canada, providing a range of vehicle rental, leasing and sales options to its customers. The Rent-A-Wreck® system has been in continuous operation in Canada since 1976.
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SOURCE: Franchise Services of North America Inc.
For further information: On FSNA or any of its operating subsidiaries please contact: Thomas P. McDonnell, III, Franchise Services of North America Inc., (601) 713-4333