SIGNARAMA RECOGNIZED IN FRANCHISE DIRECT’S 'TOP 100 GLOBAL FRANCHISES'

Largest Sign Franchise Named One of World’s Top Franchise Opportunities
 
West Palm Beach, FL (April 30, 2013) - SIGNARAMA, the world’s largest full-service sign business,
announced today that it has been ranked 53rd on Franchise Direct’s Top 100 Global Franchises. This is
the company's third consecutive year on the listing, which is a definitive and exclusive list detailing the
franchises which are performing best on an international level. The full list is available on Franchise Direct’s
website. Of all the sign stores combined internationally, SAR makes up 80 percent of the sign franchise
market.
 
“SIGNARAMA has always had a strong focus on growing our brand internationally and today we have
locations in more than 50 countries. We will continue to focus on both global and domestic growth, as well
as the success of each SIGNARAMA franchise,” said “JT” Jim Tatem, President of SIGNARAMA. “We are
very excited to have been recognized for our efforts and to be named among the world’s top franchises by
Franchise Direct.”
 
Selected from thousands of franchises that have invested in international expansion strategies, the
Top 100 Global Franchises are ranked based on their system size, sales revenue, stability and growth,
market expansion and number of years of operation. The ranking also evaluates how well the franchise
has implemented environmental policy, social responsibility and best practices in the areas of franchisee
support and training.
 
SIGNARAMA is part of a successful system of business-to-business franchise brands and development
services under the United Franchise Group, The Global Leader for Entrepreneurs. As part of the
$30-billion-plus worldwide sign market, SIGNARAMA has been at the forefront of the sign industry for more
than two decades providing cost effective advertising and branding solutions for companies to increase
recognition. Growth continues to be a focus for SIGNARAMA, both domestically and internationally.
Currently the company boasts almost 900 locations in more than 50 countries.
 
Each and every SIGNARAMA store features trained specialists who understand the unique advertising
and marketing needs of today’s constantly evolving market and can offer impactful solutions from digital
signage to vehicle wraps, banners, and monument, neon, LED and pylon signs.
 
About SIGNARAMA (SAR)
Approaching 900 locations in more than 50 countries, SIGNARAMA uses cutting-edge industry software
programs to provide a full range of comprehensive sign and graphic services to both the private and
commercial segments of the business community. For franchising information, please call (800) 286-8671
or visit www. unitedfranchisegroup.com/signarama/
 
About the United Franchise Group (UFG)
The United Franchise Group, The Global Leader for Entrepreneurs, consists 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 50 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 newly launched SuperGreen Solutions, a premium one-stop shop for all your
energy efficient needs.
 
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