We just wrapped up our second annual Junk King hauling and recycling conference. A marvelous time was had by all, as franchisees from across the country gathered to touch base and learn how to better serve our customers. The company is getting some great national exposure by appearing on Hoarding: Buried Alive as of November 6th. Not only that, we've opened or are soon opening in Canada and Chicago, where we are known as Junk Works. There's 50 Junk King (or Junk Works) franchises now all over North America. We launched our new, easier-than-ever-to-use website recently.
Next Monday and Tuesday, Junk King will have their second annual conference for franchisees all over the United States and Canada, where we are known as Junk Works. So, what does this mean for the customer reading this?
What do people know about the franchisees of Junk King? Well there are over 50 franchises in the system now with a branch in Canada too. All are locally owned and operated, but it is the diversity of the people who are Junk King franchisees that is really interesting.
The Denver Business Journal recently published an article called "Franchising Expected to Pick Up This Year." That's a bit of an understatement. The International Franchise Association has some very optimistic stats for 2011. Here are a few of them:
The world today is more connected than ever through the internet. The majority of Americans are doing a large portion of their daily activities online, including shopping, social networking and research. It's not only about doing what's trendy or popular, such as going on Facebook and Twitter. It's about having instant access to information, where you want it and when you want it.
We have had a great 2010 here at Junk King. Not only have we expanded with many more franchises across the country, but we’ve also been able to continue to provide our customers with the high level of service that they’ve become accustomed to. For Junk King, providing a top-notch junk hauling service that leaves our customers feeling satisfied has always been our number one priority.
As Junk King expands across the US and beyond, their online presence is also constantly expanding. There are now several ways to follow news and updates about Junk King - from information on the central organization to local updates on each individual franchise territory.
Many people out there might ask themselves: "What in the world is a Junk Removal Blog? What could possibly be so interesting in the business of junk removal that would require a blog all about it?" Although those questions are often asked, there is actually quite a bit of interesting news in the junk hauling sector nowadays, particularly for the Junk King organization.
Why are franchise businesses so popular in America and across the globe? What is it about those familiar storefronts and services that keep customers coming back? For years, customers have flocked to franchise businesses and have made them a powerhouse across a variety of industries, from restaurant chains to household services. To analyze why the franchising model has come so far, I’d like to take a brief look at the history of the franchise.
Junk King continues to expand across country with new franchises in Alameda and Contra Costa County California, Fairfax Virginia and Memphis Tennessee. All of these franchisees are excited to become a part of our Junk King round table. They are committed to providing our customers across the country with an efficient, affordable and eco-friendly junk removal service.