Tim Bullard, President

Tim Bullard, President

"Once you have made the committment to BUY, SELL, or IMPROVE your business with VR, you have access to an unequalled group of expertise, experience and support to insure you successfully meet your goals in a professional, informed way."

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New Franchise Opportunities

As the leading Business Intermediary firm, VR recognizes that not every individual is suited for the acquisition of an existing business. For those clients, VR is proud to introduce an array of business opportunities with some of the most successful franchises in the world. VR can help educate buyers on franchise networks, help in understanding the qualification process, introduce you to the franchise staff, begin the financing process if necessary, and aid you in the acquisition of operating resale franchise opportunities if you so choose.

Below you will find a partial list, with a brief description, of the Franchisors VR presently is working with. Contact our office to find out more information.

ValpakVALPAK

Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc. pioneered local cooperative mail in the United States 37 years ago. Today, Valpak is one of America’s leading direct marketing companies with more than 200 franchises. The familiar blue envelope delivers savings each month to more than 40 million homes across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Each year, Valpak produces more than 17 billion offers in 500 million envelopes. More local savings can be found on Valpak.com, the company’s Internet site since 1996. Valpak is owned by Cox Target Media, Inc., a subsidiary of Cox Newspapers, which is owned by Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises, Inc. With major holdings in newspaper, television, radio, cable and Internet/interactive industries, CEI is the 6th largest media company by revenue in the United States.
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AllegraALLEGRA NETWORK

As one of the largest printing franchises in the world, ALLEGRA Network links nearly 500 locations in the United States, Canada and Japan. The franchise offers full-service print and graphic communications services including: full-color printing, graphic design, digital color copying, high-speed output and online file transfer.
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ERC

ERCERC Franchisees employ a finely tuned methodology that has helped a wide range of companies minimize indirect costs since 1993. This methodology along with proprietary web-based tools and Knowledge Base, assist ERC Franchisees in increasing their clients' bottom lines by decreasing their often elusive indirect costs. Best of all, ERC Franchisees maximize their earning potential by providing their services on a “pay for performance basis,” sharing in their clients' long-term savings. With a modest investment and some marketing savvy, you can create a high-income opportunity with the flexibility of working out of your home. Since the business revolves around cost reduction, negotiating skills are important but a financial background is not necessary. A comprehensive training program will provide you with the skills and business know-how to succeed.
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AIMAIM MAIL CENTERS

AIM MAIL CENTERS take care of all business service needs. AIM's services include renting mailboxes, buying stamps, sending faxes, notary, and making copies and passport photos. AIM is also an authorized UPS and FedEx Shipping Outlet. It's like having a post office, office supply store and copy shop all rolled into one.
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Planet BeachPLANET BEACH

For the benefit of customers and the communities served, PLANET BEACH remains dedicated to the continued success of each Franchise. Each salon will provide superior customer service with an alternative, exciting atmosphere. Planet Beach will focus solely on the service of tanning and the sale of retail products that enhance the tanning experience.
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1-800-Dry-Clean1-800-DRY CLEAN

Without being a drycleaner, you can be a leader in this $10 billion market. The consumer wants convenience - the industry is not providing it. 1-800-Dry Clean delivers the solution! Big business does not necessarily mean big investment. 1-800-Dry Clean pick up and delivery service can be well on its way to becoming a fleet operation.
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BCTBCT

BCT (Business Cards Tomorrow) is the world's largest wholesaler of thermographed (raised) and offset (flat) printed products to the printing trade.
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ProHomePROHOME

ProHome is the world's largest Franchisor of residential services that focuses on homeowner services delivered through home builders, Realtors and property management companies.
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Digital DepotTHE DIGITAL DEPOT

The Digital Depot, a unique store on the cutting edge of the digital revolution, offers the latest digital cameras and accessories, transfers film & videos to DVD, and will videotape and photograph personal and corporate events.
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HomeProsHOMEPROS

Welcome to HomePros, the fastest growing handyman service in the entire country! Recognizing the need for reliable, professional home repair services led to the founding and operating philosophy of HomePros Corporation. HomePros provides a professional service with no hidden costs and no gimmicks in a straightforward manner.
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JUICE ZONE

Juice ZoneThe JUICE ZONE is the commitment to quality and freshness. The Company's goal is to make nutrition delicious, quick and convenient. One taste tells you the JUICE ZONE has reached it. The Company's mission is to provide customers with an incredible, healthy alternative to fast food that's great tasting, convenient and nutritious, making it perfectly suited for today's active lifestyle.
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Atlas TransmissionATLAS TRANSMISSION

ATLAS TRANSMISSION occupies a strategic position in the automotive aftermarket, providing entrepreneurs with the means to capture their share of the billions of dollars being spent annually in the repair and services to car transmissions.
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Alta MereALTA MERE

Alta Mere, America’s largest window tinting and auto alarm specialist, is committed to retaining a dominant position by meeting the ever-changing needs of the auto tinting, security and auto aftermarket industry.
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Multistate TransmissionsMULTISTATE TRANSMISSIONS

With over 150 million vehicles on the road, and millions more filling the new vehicle sales pipeline, there will always be a need for the aftermarket products and services provided by Multistate Transmission franchises.
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MilexMILEX

A wide range of services are offered for all automobiles both foreign and domestic. Milex services cover all types of diagnostics and repairs including brakes, cooling systems, electrical repairs, fuel systems, and air conditioning systems.
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Gotcha CoveredGOTCHA COVERED

"Gotcha Covered" is a successful mobile window fashions business providing only national name-brand wood blinds, fabric shades, plantation shutters, sunscreens, and much more.
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FANTASTIC SAMS

Fantastic SameFantastic Sams is the world's largest full-service hair care franchise, with over 1,350 salons worldwide. Full service salons offer quality hair care services for the entire family, including cuts, perms and color. When you join the Fantastic Sams family of franchisees, you'll receive both local and national support through on-going management training, educational programs and national conferences, as well as advertising and other benefits. No hair care experience required.
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Victory LaneVICTORY LANE QUICK OIL CHANGE

VICTORY LANE QUICK OIL CHANGE is a low-overhead, high-profit, drive-through, quick oil change operation. They also perform transmission flush, fuel injection cleaning, serpentine belts, radiator flush and other high-profit services. Most franchisees are multi-shop owners.
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Super CoupsSUPER COUPS

Super Coups, one of the top co-op direct mail companies in America, specializes in developing an integrated marketing solution for local and regional businesses, featuring co-op coupon mailings, co-op TV and Internet advertising. They are known for personalized training, outstanding field support and state-of-the-art production facilities.
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Sports ClipsSPORT CLIPS

Sports Clips sports-themed haircutting salons appeal primarily to men and boys. They provide a unique design, proprietary haircutting system and complete support at the unit level and retail sales of Paul Mitchell hair care products, sports apparel and memorabilia.
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ServProSERVPRO

SERVPRO is a completely diversified cleaning and restoration business with multiple income opportunities primarily focusing on the insurance restoration market (fire, smoke and water damages). They also specialize in commercial and residential cleaning. SERVPRO teaches effective management, marketing and technical skills and seeks qualified individuals with the desire to own their own business and become part of the SERVPRO team. If you want to be the best, join the best team, SERVPRO.
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NavisNAVIS PACK & SHIP CENTERS

NAVIS PACK & SHIP CENTERS, established in 2001, specialize in packaging and shipping items that are fragile, large, awkward and valuable (FLAV). NAVIS is a B2B marketing-oriented concept that services corporate clients with business equipment, computers, office furniture, art, and antique items. Locations are in light industrial or warehouse areas. The company has been franchising since 1984 with Handle With Care Packaging Store, a retail entity.
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Mr HandymanMR. HANDYMAN

Seeking a business with tremendous consumer demand? Stop right here. Mr. Handyman is the solution to today's fix-it problems for millions of time-starved families. An affordable investment gives you a franchise catering to 100 million homeowners and commercial customers needing property maintenance and repair. Technicians do the work. You manage the business.
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Money MailerMONEY MAILER

MONEY MAILER is one of America's leading direct mail advertising companies with over 300 franchises in the U.S. and Canada. Over its 20-year history, MONEY MAILER has been at the forefront of introducing innovative direct mail advertising products and programs to the marketplace - helping businesses get and keep more customers and helping consumers save money every day.
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The MaidsTHE MAIDS

America’s maid service, The Maids, is the premier residential cleaning franchise offering the most thorough cleaning system in the industry that sets them ahead of all competition. They offer low investment, comprehensive training and on-going support that set the industry standard. Call today and discover why The Maids is America’s Maid Service.
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MartinizingMARTINIZING DRY CLEANING

New franchisees receive the full benefit of MARTINIZING DRY CLEANING's 50-plus years of experience in site selection, training and marketing. MARTINIZING focuses totally on assisting its franchisees before, during and after opening. MARTINIZING is the most recognized name in dry-cleaning. They are ranked # 1 in the industry by Entrepreneur Magazine.
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Molly MaidMOLLY MAID

MOLLY MAID is #1 in the industry in residential cleaning and home care service and ranked in INC 500, Entrepreneur's Top 100, Platinum 200, Entrepreneur 509 and Business Start-Ups As Top 200 Hottest Franchises. MOLLY MAID's technology won The Windows Worldwide Open in 1995 sponsored by Bill Gates.
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Maid to PerfectionMAID TO PERFECTION

Maid to Perfection is the only major cleaning franchise that provides access to every residential and commercial service dollar within an exclusive territory. They were ranked #1 for franchisee support/satisfaction in Success (April, 1999) and cited as one of only 15 Great, Low-Investment franchises by Black Enterprise, (September, 1999).
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Kwik KopyKWIK KOPY BUSINESS CENTERS

Kwik Kopy BUSINESS CENTERS use a high-tech approach to provide a full range of printing, copying, pack-and-ship and cargo services for business and retail customers. They have an extensive network of vendor partners and are members of the worldwide ICED family of more than 1,000 franchises.
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Instant ImprintsINSTANT IMPRINTS

INSTANT IMPRINTS successfully merges the screen printing, embroidery, sign and promotional products industries into a "one-stop shop" with an identifiable brand name and an intelligent approach to marketing and sales. They have developed turn-key solutions for newcomers, as well as crafted benefits and new systems for seasoned industry veterans and are determined to be # 1 in the industry.
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Great Frame UpTHE GREAT FRAME UP

The Great Frame Up is part of the world's largest retail franchisor of affordable, high-quality custom framing. The franchise specializes in custom framing in a hands-on, artistic environment featuring wide selections of custom frame moldings and mat styles, a proprietary framing system, superior design center and more. The business is easy to learn & operate and provides exceptional training & support; national buying power and proven marketing programs in a growth industry.
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Great ClipsGREAT CLIPS

Great Clips high-volume haircutting salons specialize in haircuts for the entire family. With unique, attractive decor, quality, comprehensive advertising programs, strong, local support to franchisees, and excellent training programs, they offer real value to customers and tremendous growth opportunities to franchisees.
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Express PersonnelEXPRESS PERSONNEL SERVICES

With three sales divisions—permanent placement temporary placement and executive search—EXPRESS offers full and complete coverage of the employment field.
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DEIDEI

DEI Management offers you an exciting business opportunity - the chance to own your own firm in the $7.6 billion sales training industry. At the same time, you will enjoy the benefits of an outstanding franchising company with a proven selling system.
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Budget BlindsBUDGET BLINDS

Budget Blinds trains individuals to own and operate a home-based business that sells and installs window coverings via a well-equipped mobile showroom. What makes the franchise unique is that they actually teach people how to run a business, versus teaching people how to do a job. By business they mean hiring, monitoring and maintaining employees, and working from cash flow, profit loss and balance statements. They teach what business owners need to know, not what job operators want to know.
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AAMCOAAMCO TRANSMISSIONS

AAMCO is the world's largest chain of transmission specialists with 37 years' experience as the undisputed industry leader. An American icon, AAMCO's trademark is recognized by 94% of the driving public.
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