Footprints Floors, a flooring installation franchise with more than 160 active territories across 35 states, says the company has experienced strong sales growth and continued franchise expansion so far in 2023.
“In the first half of the year, we signed franchise agreements with six franchise owners for a total of nine territories,” explained Brian Knuth, director of franchise development at Raintree and a Footprints Floors franchise owner. “We have capacity to welcome another 17 owners to the system as we work to reach our year-end goal of adding 23 owners who will account for 38 territories to our system.”
The team is targeting California, New Jersey, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Virginia, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Maryland for expansion.
“This past year has brought a lot of growth within our territory,” explained Tim Buser, a franchise owner in Virginia. “We’ve pushed out into new product and service offerings, and we’ve done a lot of local networking. Footprints Floors is a little different because a lot of us aren’t coming from the contracting world, so the perspective that we bring to the business can set us apart. There’s genuine care for the customer and a passion for building a strong reputation, and the customers can feel that.”
Footprints Floors says they have had a 177 percent increase in system-wide sales year-over-year and same location sales up 21 percent compared to 2022 for outlets that have been in operation for more than 24 months.