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Vanguard Cleaning Systems(R) Named Top 40 "Fast and Serious" Franchise by Franchise Times Magazine

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/14 -- Franchise Times Magazine named the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise to its Top 40 "Fast and Serious" franchise list in 2014. Vanguard® was ranked #21 and noted for the brand's focus on revenue growth and Master franchise development.

"The Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise organization is dedicated to developing and supporting franchisees who provide customers with quality commercial cleaning services," says Jim Foley, Vice President, Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc. "We're proud that the Vanguard® brand has been recognized by Franchise Times for its long-term and strategic commitment to this mission."

The Franchise Times "Fast and Serious" ranking was based on a proprietary 10-point formula that included a range of factors over a three-year period. More information on the formula and ranking methodology can be found here.

About Vanguard Cleaning Systems®
Founded in 1984, the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise organization has 2,700 independently owned and operated franchised businesses in North America. Through a master franchise network of 59 regional offices, Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchisees provide cleaning services for more than 14,000 commercial customers.

The Vanguard® franchise has been consistently ranked among the top franchises in North America, achieving a rank of #7 in the 2011 Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500™ and #15 in the 2012 D&B AllBusiness AllStar franchises. You can learn more about Vanguard Cleaning Systems® at www.vanguardcleaning.com.

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