Pop-A-Lock Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute

Pop-A-Lock Certified A World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute
LINCOLN, Neb. (February 13, 2012) – Pop-A-Lock has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®.

The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 72.8% of all Pop-A-Lock franchisees participated. The survey was designed to determine the level of franchisee satisfaction within the Pop-A-Lock franchise system.

“Using confidential surveys to understand franchisee opinions is vital to building a successful franchise brand,” said Jeff Johnson, founder and CEO of the Franchise Research Institute. “Pop-A-Lock relied upon our unbiased, third-party research to obtain honest feedback from their franchisees, allowing them to identify strengths and areas for improvement.”

The survey asked Pop-A-Lock franchise owners to rate their franchisor through a series of questions in categories such as overall growth potential, quality, support and communication.

Among the responses received from (Company) franchisees:

• 96% of existing franchisees would recommend Pop-A-Lot as a franchise opportunity.
• 98% of existing franchisees state they are in a committed, positive long term relationship with their franchisor.
• 98% of Pop-A-Lock franchisees state their franchisor encourages high standards of quality performance throughout the organization.
• 97% gave a positive grade to their franchise business compared to the local competition.

“High franchisee satisfaction (as identified by FranSurvey) is the best indicator of future system-wide success. Pop-A-Lock understands this concept and works diligently to support their new and existing franchisees and to meet their ongoing needs.” said Johnson.

The Pop-A-Lock franchise satisfaction results are available:

About the Franchise Research Institute®:

Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey® were founded in 2002 to study and promote franchise excellence. As a full-service research firm focused on franchising, we perform franchisee satisfaction research in the U.S. and internationally. Existing franchisees (as consumers of the franchise system) can evaluate their franchise as a business opportunity. World-Class Franchise® opportunities must demonstrate that they are endorsed by their franchise owners through scientific, confidential, third-party surveys.

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For more information contact: Kristine Graham, Project Manager, The Franchise Research Institute, 800-410-5205 or Kristine@FranchiseResearchInstitute.com.