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Express Employment Professionals Closes Out 40th Anniversary with More Than 50 New Franchise Territories Opened Across the U.S.

The full service staffing franchise is looking for franchise owners with a strong passion for helping others find success, waiving its $40K franchise fee in select markets across the U.S.

By Luca Piacentini1851 Franchise Managing Editor
SPONSOREDUpdated 4:16PM 01/02/24

Express Employment Professionals, the full service staffing franchise with over 850 units, proudly announces a remarkable conclusion to 2023, surpassing its ambitious goals and reinforcing its position as an industry powerhouse. Celebrating their 40th year, Express has reported 51 territories awarded among 30 new franchise owners, reflecting a substantial 20% increase from the previous year.

“2023 was really a ground-breaking year for Express,” said Kenny A. Reinbold, Director of Advertising. “Not only did we welcome new franchise owners into the system, but many of our existing owners also expanded, seizing opportunities that opened up in neighboring territories. This growth is a testament to the opportunity and support we provide in the booming staffing industry.”

Boasting an impressive Average Unit Volume (AUV) in a staffing industry valued at $212.8 billion, Express demonstrates the lucrative potential of matching the right people with the right roles. Territories operating for over 24 months reported average sales of $6,497,275 in 2022, as highlighted in Item 19 of the Franchise Disclosure Document.

Having refined its business approach over four decades, Express has emerged as a leading choice for astute entrepreneurs eager to secure a share of this profitable market. In 2023, Express was named the #1 Staffing Franchise for the 12th year in a row by Entrepreneur's Franchise 500, also securing the 45th spot in the overall ranking.

“Our growth in 2023 showcases that no matter the state of the economy, companies need help and people need jobs,” said Reinbold. "By adhering to our proven system, our franchise owners can succeed in any market. Whether businesses need temporary staff during cautious times or are expanding their workforce, our model's flexibility provides essential services and a ready pool of qualified candidates, ensuring consistent value to business leaders."

And with no prior experience needed, entrepreneurs from all backgrounds have the opportunity to tap into this booming industry. About 95% of owners have no previous staffing experience. Franchise owners at Express can be successful if they are ready to lead a team, willing to make sales calls and have a strong passion for helping others find success. Whether that’s a small business owner who doesn’t know how to move forward with finding employees, or it's someone who just got laid off and doesn’t know where to turn, Express franchise owners are there to serve. Owners should also possess clear communication, motivation, extroverted personalities and be comfortable making cold calls and building relationships. 

Now, with a goal of putting a million people to work each year, Express is looking to expand in markets around the world and has strong territories that are available. In honor of their 40th anniversary, Express is waiving the $40,000 franchise fee for 40 new territories across the country. Out of those 40 territories, 10 have been awarded so far, with only two-and-a-half months left before the promotion ends.

“All of us are deeply passionate about the work our franchise owners do,” said Reinbold. “Their entrepreneurial leap of faith is admirable. We’re excited to welcome more franchise owners into our family, while also helping our seasoned franchise owners achieve their goals. Their success means job opportunities in their communities and a thriving economy. Now is the time to get into this business and start to carve out your own path for the future.”

As Express Employment Professionals looks towards 2024, its commitment to connecting job seekers with opportunities and supporting entrepreneurs in the staffing industry remains unwavering. With a vision to reach new heights and a solid foundation built on four decades of excellence, Express is poised for another groundbreaking year.

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