MISTER SPARKY AMERICA’S ON ‐ TIME ELECTRICAN® RANKED IN ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE’S FRANCHISE 500®
Mister Sparky Also Ranks on “Top New Franchises” List
SARASOTA, FL January 6, 2009 ‐‐ Clockwork Home Services, Inc. (Clockwork) today announced that Mister Sparky America’s On‐time Electrician is ranked among the nation’s top 500 franchises for 2009, according to Entrepreneur’s 30th annual “Franchise 500®.” Mister Sparky ranked #387 on the list, which is published in the January 2009 issue of Entrepreneur.
Entrepreneur compiles its list based on companies’ financial strength and stability, growth rate andsize of the franchise system. Other considerations include the number of years in business andlength of time franchising, startup costs, low employee turnover and whether the company provided financing.
In addition to its listing on the Franchise 500, Mister Sparky was listed #27 among “Top NewFranchises,” which are the top 50 brands that have been franchising since 2004.
“The Mister Sparky ranking by Entrepreneur reflects Clockwork’s leadership in the home services industry and the continued strong appeal that this franchise has to contractors who are seeking to join an organization that is consistently recognized for best practices, outstanding customer service and a solid brand reputation,” said Tab Hunter, president of franchise operations at Clockwork Home Services, Inc. “We are pleased to be recognized by Entrepreneur for Mister Sparky’s strong performance and growth year over year, which we believe is inspired by our high business and ethical standards – the ultimate keystones to our future success.”
About Clockwork Home Services
Clockwork Home Services, Inc. is dedicated to improving the operations, efficiency, customer service and profitability of contractors in the home services industry in North America through affinity group membership and nationally branded franchises. Its companies include Mister Sparky® Franchising, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® Franchising, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® Franchising, BuyMax®, Plumbers’ Success International®, Electricians’ Success International®, AirTime 500™, Roofers’ Success International®, Success Academy®, AirTime Canada™ ULC, SuccessWare, Inc.® and company‐owned One Hour® operations in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and throughout Canada; company‐owned Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® operations in California, Colorado, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio and Tennessee; and company‐owned Mister Sparky operations in Colorado, Georgia and Indiana. In 2008, Clockwork was ranked #933 on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5,000® list of fastest‐growing private companies in the United States. For more information, visit www.clockworkhomeservices.com.