AlphaGraphics, a global leader in printing and marketing solutions, announced today it has partnered with global agency Ripley PR to further brand awareness and franchise development in the United States.
“I’ve worked with other agencies over the years, but what sets Ripley PR apart is Heather Ripley’s direct experience in franchise development,” said Bill McPherson, vice president for franchise development at AlphaGraphics. “Heather’s experience working internally in a nationally-recognized franchise system has helped Ripley PR become a leader in franchise development. At AlphaGraphics, we have nearly 300 franchise locations in 5 countries and we’re experiencing tremendous growth. However, by partnering with Ripley PR, we’re going to be able to take our efforts to the next level and publicize that growth.”
Founded in 1970, AlphaGraphics began offering franchising opportunities in 1979. The company specializes in printing and marketing solutions, as well as signage, advertising and other business needs. AlphaGraphics has 255 locations in the United States and 30 locations internationally.
“The franchising industry can be very unforgiving, and a company has to have a good system in place if they hope to succeed,” said Ripley, CEO of Ripley PR. “AlphaGraphics has a wonderful structure and management team that truly supports the franchise owners. We’re very selective with the brands we choose to work with because we want our team to be proud of the brands they represent. We want to work with the best of the best, and we’re proud to partner with AlphaGraphics.”
Ripley PR specializes in franchise public relations. The global agency offers strategic communications services for its clients, including crisis management, media relations and social media strategies. The agency’s unique combination of strategic business accounting and creative public relations help clients build brand awareness, establish positive reputations and drive increased leads and sales.