PostNet Franchise’s Support Highlighted by ‘In Business Magazine’

Phoenix business magazine says businesses like the PostNet franchise are helping lead the economic recovery

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Phoenix’s economy has been roaring back to life, and “In Business Magazine” recently investigated the factors driving the resurgence. The magazine’s analysis: the economy is rebounding on the basis of “three pillars: franchise, invention and technology.” Among the businesses highlighted in the report is the new PostNet franchise owned by Lovely Mitchell and Sandi Fleming.

From the article:

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Small business is a vital sector of Arizona’s economy, and, while there are those who create their own start-up, other businesspeople choose to take the franchise route — working with an enterprise that has a proven track record and a built-in support system.

According to the latest National Franchise Report from the ADP Research Institute, which studies crucial trends in work environments to provide insights that could impact organizations’ overall business performance, there were 13,070 more people employed in November 2013 by franchises in the nation compared to October. That was also a 2.7 percent year-over-year growth rate, compared to the 1.9 percent increase in all non-farm private employment.

That growth should continue this year. The International Franchise Association, the world’s oldest and largest education and advocacy organization representing franchising worldwide, forecasts the number of franchise establishments in the United States to increase 1.7 percent. Related employment should grow 2.3 percent, which means more than 8.5 million people will be working in franchises. By the time 2014 ends, the annual output by U.S. franchise establishments should be valued at $839 billion, a 4.7 percent increase. More people working and more money making its way into the economy reflects the economic powerhouse that franchises have become. …

Mother/daughter entrepreneurial team Sandi Fleming and Lovely Unique Mitchell recently bought an existing PostNet franchise in Tempe. While their business focuses on providing back-office help to other businesses in their area, they get their own operational help from PostNet, which also has 16 other franchises in the Valley that offer services ranging from receiving packages to creating marketing campaigns. With such support as national ad campaigns, Mitchell says they don’t feel like they’re on their own, so their business can “move in the right direction with the demands of the economy.”

It is just such support that contributes to the attraction of franchise and encourages many entrepreneurs to establish a business, helping to expand business creation and job development.

PostNet franchise offers extensive support

PostNet has been repeatedly recognized by Franchise Business Review for its high franchisee satisfaction scores, and we have been named a top franchise opportunity for 21 years in a row. In addition to staying ahead of technology trends and finding new ways to help our customers grow, our headquarters staff also invests tremendous energy and resources into making sure that PostNet franchisees have the tools they need to succeed and people they can call on when they have questions. Each PostNet franchise owner has a personal Business Support Consultant to help set goals, track progress and get ideas for ways to make their business more efficient and profitable. We also work hard to keep our franchisees connected through online forums and conventions. With PostNet, franchisees own their own businesses, but they are surrounded by people who are eager to help them succeed.

To learn more, visit our research pages or fill out a form to download our free franchise report and start a conversation. You can also read what other PostNet franchisees have to say about on our PostNet franchise blog. We look forward to talking with you!