Complete Nutrition is a network of high quality nutritional supplement retail stores whose mission is to create a safe and effective weight management, sports nutrition, and healthy aging program to help customers look better, feel better, and perform better. Since 2005, Complete Nutrition has been helping people achieve their health and wellness goals by offering exclusive supplements at affordable prices. Staff members are athletes, certified personal trainers, nutritionists, and other people with experience in the health and fitness supplement retail industry. Founder Cory Wiedel and President Ryan Zink were named finalists of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2012 Central Midwest award. Complete Nutrition recently earned the following top honors from Entrepreneur Magazine in 2012: Franchise 500 award recipient, No. 2 Top New Franchise, No. 36 Fastest-Growing Franchise. Additionally, Complete Nutrition was named to the 2011 Allbusiness.com AllStar Franchises Top 300 list and ranked No. 332 on the 2012 Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies.
For more information about Complete Nutrition, visit www.CompleteNutrition.com.
An award-winning franchise system, Auntie Anne’s is consistently ranked number one in the category of hand-rolled soft pretzels by Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, has received the World-Class Franchise® honor (the most prestigious award in franchising) for the past five years, and high rankings from Franchise Business Review’s 2009, 2010 and 2011 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards. Auntie Anne’s is best known for mixing, twisting, and baking pretzels to golden brown perfection in full view of guests. Auntie Anne’s Pretzels are available in a variety of flavors including Original, Cinnamon Sugar, Almond, Garlic, Pepperoni, and Sour Cream and Onion. Pretzel Stix and Nuggets offer a more portable option for pretzel lovers on the go, and the Pretzel Dog is a popular lunch item. Auntie Anne’s Inc. is headquartered at 48-50 West Chestnut Street in Lancaster, Pa. 17603.
For more information, visit www.auntieannes.com
With more than 140 restaurants in North America, existing locations in 36 states, Canada and Mexico and more than 15 locations currently in development, The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. is the premier fondue restaurant franchise. Founded in 1975, The Melting Pot continues to be a memorable dining experience. Guests enjoy a choice of fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrées combined with dipping sauces. The menu also includes cheese fondues, salads, fine wines and chocolate fondue desserts. The Melting Pot is an affiliate of Front Burner Brands, a restaurant management company headquartered in Tampa, Fla.
For more information, visit www.meltingpot.com.
Judi Sheppard Missett, who turned her love of jazz dance into a worldwide dance exercise phenomenon, founded the Jazzercise dance fitness program in 1969. The workout program, which offers a fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing movements, has positively affected millions of people worldwide. Benefits include increased cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility, as well as an overall “feel good” factor. The international franchise business hosts a network of 7,800 instructors teaching more than 32,000 classes weekly in 32 countries. Jazzercise was recently ranked #3 Home Based Franchise, #3 Low Cost Franchise & #13 overall on the 2012 Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500.
Molly Maid, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., is one of three service companies under Service Brands International. The residential cleaning franchise cleaned more than 1.4 million homes last year alone. Molly Maid was founded in 1979 and began franchising in 1984. Currently, more than 450 Molly Maid units are operating in the United States alone, with an additional 200 operating throughout Puerto Rico, Canada, Japan, England and Portugal. Molly Maid has consistently ranked high in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 rankings and has been the recipient of numerous awards for entrepreneurialism, software innovation and humanitarian causes.
For more information, visit www.mollymaid.com
Founded in 2003 in Omaha, Nebraska, Signal 88 Security is revolutionizing the security industry while establishing a higher standard of professionalism in the field. The fast-growing franchise company is led by Chief Executive Officer Reed Nyffeler, who oversees the overall direction and vision of Signal 88 as well as all new services, research and development, administrative duties, sales and marketing strategies, and general operations. From its Omaha roots, Signal 88 Security has quickly grown to providing services in 34 states and over 90 office locations across the country – with more offices opening every month. Signal 88 is equipped to handle any size property, event or business with a customized security solution. The company’s managerial capabilities enable it to offer unrivaled services, which encompass recruiting higher quality personnel and training them in dealing with the most crucial security issues facing customers today. Implementation of technologically advanced tools has allowed Signal 88 to streamline the logistics of managing personnel and assists in holding them accountable.