Instant Imprints Recognized as #1 in Key Category by Entrepreneur Magazine
January 11, 2017 – II Translatlantic, Inc., franchisor of the Instant Imprints franchise system, today announced that Instant Imprints has been ranked #179 in Entrepreneur magazine’s 38th Annual Franchise 500, and named the #1 Franchise in the Embroidery & Screen Printing category. Jason Feifer, Editor in Chief at Entrepreneur magazine, remarked that “Franchising is ever-evolving and must smartly react to new technologies and consumer demands. We know it takes a lot to stay competitive and are excited to celebrate those that do it best.”
Thomas Carter, CEO of Capital Services Group, said that “The Instant Imprints® franchise model is proven and well-positioned to expand guided by a seasoned management team, previously responsible for helping to grow the Mail Boxes Etc. franchise concept in North America and the United Kingdom. The Company’s franchises store model offers entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to own a well-known, trusted and diversified business services company with operating leverage and purchasing power of an international business on day one. Instant Imprints® is a total solution for customers seeking to expand their own brands and consumer awareness through its branded apparel, promotional, trade show, signage and print capabilities. We look forward to working with II Transatlantic in preparing it to market and promote awareness of its offering to qualified investors.”
Instant Imprints transformed the apparel, sign and promotional products industries by combining multiple businesses into one efficient business model. Instant Imprints’ customers come to them when they want their businesses, schools, organizations or groups, to be more visible to their customers, students, users or members. Our centers create that visibility five different ways: branded apparel, signs & banners, custom t-shirts, promotional items and print services. President and CEO, Ralph Askar, said that “We are proud to be recognized by Entrepreneur magazine for our business. And we remain committed to building a diversified franchise opportunity for prospective franchise owners and adding value through extended and enhanced solutions which directly impact their investment while maximizing the Instant Imprints value proposition to our end customers.”
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About II Transatlantic, Inc.
Based in San Diego, California, II Transatlantic, Inc. is the worldwide franchisor of independently owner and operated Instant Imprints centers located in the U.S. and Canada. The US corporate entity under No Frills Franchising, Inc. and in Canada under II CA, Inc. For franchise information visit www.instantimprints.com/franchise, and for general information visit www.instantimprints.com