FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixt SE and its U.S. Franchise Unit (Sixt Franchise USA, LLC) announce the opening of several new U.S. franchise locations, the signing of new franchisees, and the launch of a global franchise recruiting website. In the past few months, new Sixt franchisees have opened locations to service airport customers in Las Vegas, Charlotte, and Myrtle Beach, as well as to serve local market customers from locations in Hartford and West Haven, CT and Springfield, MA. Sixt is actively seeking growth-oriented franchisees in an initiative to expand its franchise network into the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America as part of its effort to further internationalize the group's business.
"We had a very active first year of franchising in the U.S., and we have strong momentum leading into 2014," commented Craig Olson, Vice President of North America Franchise Development for Sixt Franchise USA, LLC. In addition to the U.S. franchise locations that are already operating, Sixt has also signed Franchise Agreements for more locations in the U.S. that will open early in 2014, including; Austin, Texas, Weehawken, New Jersey, and several in Florida. Great airport and local market opportunities are still available. "Independent car rental operators, car dealership owners, and entrepreneurs are great candidates for Sixt franchises. We will be actively recruiting new franchisees at key industry tradeshows like the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention, and the Car Rental Show," Mr. Olson added. Additional franchise locations will be opening throughout the year, and Sixt will continue to add new franchisees to facilitate its growth in U.S. & international markets.
Sixt just launched a robust new franchise website, which will be a great resource for those interested in pursuing a franchise with Sixt. The new site reflects Sixt's premium image, details the benefits and support provided by the Sixt franchise system, includes a listing of Frequently Asked Questions, along with an outline of the Sixt franchise process. Franchise prospects can visit the new site at www.sixt-franchise.com and easily initiate the process by completing the simple online franchise inquiry form.
The Sixt franchise system is a proven international success, with more than 80 master franchisees operating from roughly 1,000 worldwide locations. In the U.S., Sixt operates corporate branches in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Atlanta, Phoenix, and Seattle (www.sixt.com). Sixt plans to further expand in the U.S. with a step by step, measured approach of corporate expansion along with the addition of growth-oriented local franchisees.
Sixt is Germany's leading mobility service provider with a presence in more than 100 countries worldwide. Throughout Europe and internationally, Sixt is expanding with great success. U.S. and international franchise expansion fits in with Sixt's long term strategy to cover all aspects of mobility by supplying innovative, universally useful and top-quality services.
Those interested in Sixt Franchise Opportunities can visit sixt-franchise.com and/or contact Craig Olson, VP North America Franchise Development at 954-874-1786 or firstname.lastname@example.org [i].
Sixt SE, with its registered office in Pullach, near Munich, is an international provider of integrated mobility services. Founded in 1912, the company, together with its franchisees and partners, is represented in more than 100 countries. Sixt is the market leader for car rentals in Germany and Austria and one of the biggest OEM-manufacturer-independent full-service leasing providers. The Sixt Group generated a turnover of 1.6 billion euro in 2012 and employs around 3000 people worldwide (excluding franchisees).
[i] Sixt offers franchises solely by means of a Franchise Disclosure Document. Certain states and foreign countries have laws governing the offer and sale of franchises. Sixt will not offer franchises to residents of those states or countries before complying with all applicable legal requirements in those jurisdictions.
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