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United Franchise Group Opens Nearly 200 New Franchise Locations In 2010

West Palm Beach, FL -- The United Franchise Group (UFG), based in West Palm Beach, Florida, launched almost 200 new businesses in 2010. UFG consists of five industry-leading franchise brands including SIGNARAMA, EmbroidMe, Plan Ahead Events, Billboard Connection and Transworld Business Advisors. New businesses were established this year in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom. Additionally, Master Licenses were awarded and opened in locations around the globe, including new locations in Colombia, Mexico, Singapore, and Canada just to name a few of the countries where Master Licenses were granted.

UFG is projecting its growth trend will continue into 2011, with a goal of adding up to another 300 franchise locations around the world in the coming year. Those locations include new SIGNARAMA stores, the world's leading sign franchise; EmbroidMe, the world's largest embroidery franchise; Plan Ahead Events, which offers home-based corporate event planning; Billboard Connection, an out-of-home advertising agency; and Transworld Business Advisors, which provides business brokerage and franchise development services.

"The growth in the number of small businesses planting roots and opening in communities across the nation is a sign that the entrepreneurial spirit is very strong these days," says Ray Titus, United Franchise Group CEO. He continues, "UFG believes in the small business owner, and we are here to help them launch their new ventures, and then help them to grow every step of the way with comprehensive training and support programs."

For over 25 years, UFG has been helping entrepreneurs realize their dream of business ownership through franchising by providing quality business models and continued corporate support.

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About United Franchise Group:

United Franchise Group ( is a $500-million franchising expert with 30 years of experience and 1,400 franchise locations in over 50 countries. Brands include SIGNARAMA, EmbroidMe and Billboard Connection, Plan Ahead Events, and Transworld Business Advisors. Information on franchising opportunities is available at 800-286-8671 (U.S.) or 001-561-640-5570 (international).