Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Business

May 15, 2012

Wild Birds Unlimited ranked No. 1 in franchisee satisfaction

AVON —  

Franchise Business Review announced the recipients of its 2012 Franchise Satisfaction Awards, and Wild Birds Unlimited ranked number one in the specialty retail category.

The franchise also ranked No. 10 in large class franchise systems (systems with 200 or more franchisees) and No. 17 in best of the best (all franchises, regardless of size).

Franchise Business Review annually recognizes franchisors with the highest overall franchisee satisfaction based on its survey of franchisees. The survey includes 33 benchmark questions, relating to the franchisee’s experience and satisfaction as well as market area, business lifestyle, and other demographic characteristics. Franchise Business Review contacts each franchisee individually with an average franchisee participation rate of 70 percent.

According to the survey, Wild Birds Unlimited can contribute their high ranking and overall business success to their core values, which guide the company at every level, focusing the support offered to franchisees.

“This award recognizes that our franchisees are happy with the support they receive and the culture we have created in which to operate a successful franchise,” Jim Carpenter, president, founder, and CEO said in a press release. “I wanted to create a culture from inception that we are all on the same team and we can work together to help grow not only individual store sales but the entire system.”

Wild Birds Unlimited, Inc., is the original and largest franchise system of backyard bird feeding and nature specialty stores with more than 275 locations throughout the United States and Canada. The company specializes in bringing people and nature together with bird feeding and nature products, expert advice, and educational events.

For more information on Wild Birds Unlimited or to shop online, visit the website at www.wbu.com.

For information about opening a franchise, visit the website at www.wbufranchise.com.

1
Text Only
Business
  • Verizon opens app challenge The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, now in its third year, is once again calling on middle and high school students to gather their teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their Indiana schools and co

    August 19, 2014

  • WSF 8-19 news mikes [Duplicate] pic Family-owned Mike's Carwash to reorganize into two companies Co-owners of Mike’s Carwash, Bill and Mike Dahm, have announced reorganization plans for the business their father started in 1948.The move, expected to be completed in early October, will create two independent companies and more opportunities for t

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 8-16 biz mikes pic Family-owned Mike's Carwash to reorganize into two companies Co-owners of Mike’s Carwash, Bill and Mike Dahm, have announced reorganization plans for the business their father started in 1948.The move, expected to be completed in early October, will create two independent companies and more opportunities for t

    August 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Avon senior living facilitycelebrates grand opening Traditions at Regan Park and Brooke Knoll Village Health and Rehabilitation Center will hold a grand opening ceremony from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 28.Traditions at Regan Park features a variety of amenities including a theater, fine and casual dining, and m

    August 16, 2014

  • Verizon again opening app challenge to students The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, now in its third year, is once again calling on middle and high school students to gather their teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their Indiana schools and co

    August 16, 2014

  • Chicago's Pizza to hold after-hours event Aug. 21 The Plainfield Chamber of Commerce invites all in the community to attend an after-hours event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Chicago’s Pizza in Plainfield.The restaurant is celebrating five years in Plainfield and a recent expansion and remodel.A

    August 16, 2014

  • Natural Valley Recycled Granite named business of the year Natural Valley Recycled Granite was recognized by the Hendricks County Economic Development Partnership as the Brownsburg Business of the Year.The company has been repurposing granite remnants recovered from local countertop fabricators since 2011.Th

    August 16, 2014

  • Pence shares state's vision with workforce development leaders Gov. Mike Pence touted Indiana’s successes in advancing education and training opportunities for Hoosiers during the National Governors Association Joint Workforce Symposium of the National Association of State Workforce Board Chairs & Liaisons in Lo

    August 16, 2014

  • Third annual Verizon innovative app challenge is now open The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, now in its third year, is once again calling on middle and high school students to gather their teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their Indiana schools and co

    August 16, 2014

  • Plainfield hosting pollution prevention conference Safety, health and environmental professionals are invited to register for Indiana’s statewide pollution prevention (P2) conference and trade show, “Thinking Global.”The event is Sept. 17 at The Palms in Plainfield.The Indiana Partners for Pollution

    August 15, 2014

House Ads
Hendricks County Marquee
High School Football Scoreboard Poll
Email News Sign Up
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

Are you worried about the violence in Ferguson, Mo., spreading across the country?

Yes
No
Not concerned one way or the other
     View Results
AP Video
Furry Roommates: Dorms Allowing Cats and Dogs Chase Rice Defends Bro-Country 'Jersey Shore Massacre' Pokes Fun at MTV Series Raw: Wash. Mudslides Close Roads, Trap Motorists DC's Godfather of Go-Go Honored Ukraine Calls Russian Convoy a 'direct Invasion' Girl Meets Her 'one in the World' Match Coal Gas Boom in China Holds Climate Risks Japan Landslide Rescuers Struggle in Heavy Rain Raw: Severe Floods, Fire Wrecks Indiana Homes Endangered Red Wolves Face Uncertain Future Raw: Russian Aid Convoy Arrives in Ukraine Okla. Policeman Accused of Sex Assaults on Duty Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert Raw: Israeli Air Strike in Gaza Raw: Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in Malaysia Attorney: Utah Eatery Had Other Chemical Burn
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Must Read