Huntington chosen as one of the ‘best of the best’ franchise companies for 2010
Oradell, New Jersey, March, 2010 – Huntington Learning Center, a leading provider of supplemental education services, has been named an AllBusiness AllStar Franchise in 2010, the list’s second year of existence. AllBusiness analyzed more than 800 franchises to select their top 300, dropping 70 franchises ranked in 2009.
AllBusiness ranked companies on franchise unit growth rate, financial strength, system size, years in business, years franchising, availability of financing and brand visibility. Huntington ranked high in longevity (#120) and brand awareness (#1323) and received an overall ranking of 230. 2010 was Huntington’s first year on the AllStar list.
“Huntington is a well-known brand that has experienced record growth in the past decade,” said Dr. Raymond Huntington, founder of Huntington Learning Center. “The Huntington franchise operation is successful not only due to the rising need and demand for supplemental education services in the United States, but also because people value and appreciate our mission of giving every student the best education possible. It is our honor to be included in AllBusiness’s list of AllStar Franchises among so many other excellent franchise businesses.”
AllBusiness is an online media company that offers business professionals a variety of resources-including expert advice, business news, business directory listings, business guides and more. Theirs is the only interactive franchise ranking that allows readers to sort information such as financial strength and company growth, drawing upon the in-depth financial analysis of its parent company, Dun and Bradstreet.
Huntington Learning Center began franchising its retail-based learning centers (as Huntington Center Services) in 1985 and has since grown to more than 375 learning centers in 42 states. In April 2009, Huntington also launched the Huntington School Services franchise offering, which uses federal funds provided under the No Child Left Behind Act to tutor disadvantaged students. Since 2002, Huntington has worked with more than 150 school districts in 34 states to help them increase academic performance.
About Huntington Learning Center
Founded in 1977, Huntington Learning Center is the nation’s longest-running supplemental education services provider. Today they continue to be an industry leader providing instruction in reading, writing, spelling, phonics, mathematics and study skills as well as SAT and ACT preparation to tens of thousands of students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Huntington prides itself on its unparalleled programs that help parents, caregivers and educators identify the gaps in skills and knowledge that can limit learning potential. Huntington’s personalized programs of instruction enable children to excel. To learn more or to locate a center near you, call 1-800 CAN LEARN.