MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, the leading pet service franchise brand in the U.S. with 230 locations open or under development across 20 states, is excited to announce its accelerated growth for 2023 with more than 55 stores in development, putting the brand on track to double the number of store openings for the second consecutive year.
In 2022, Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming reported significant milestones including opening 25 new stores, doubling the pace of openings from previous years. Over the last nine months the brand has built a best-in-class franchise onboarding process that includes a training center, a learning hub and has revolutionized the digital ecosystem with best in class technology for its stores and customers.
Expanding into new markets and going international, the company recently signed its first franchise agreement in California, a large opportunity market for the brand in the U.S., and also in Indiana, a key growth market in the Midwest. The brand also recently announced its international expansion with its first franchise-owned location set to open in Canada’s Greater Toronto Area this year.
Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming was also recently ranked in Entrepreneur’s 2023 Top 500 Franchise, a ranking based on comprehensive data including costs, size, growth, support, brand strength and franchisor financial strength.
“Our rapid success over the last year is a true testament to the communities we reside in, our franchise partners and our passion to create the world’s largest network of neighborhood pet stores,” said Ricardo Azevedo, Chief Executive Officer of Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming. “With our unique customer service, new technologies and processes in place, Woof Gang has a clear roadmap to becoming the first global pet service franchise brand and we look forward to taking the brand to new heights with more excitement to come this year.”
With the pet industry continuing to be on the rise - more than 23 million American households adopted a pet during the pandemic according to the ASPCA, Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming is pioneering the pet service industry with an aim to be the neighborhood pet stores in communities nationwide and beyond.
Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming is committed to pets' happiness, health, and well-being. Spreading love and joy to pet communities, one groom and treat at a time.
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About Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming
Founded in 2007, Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming is the leading specialty retailer of pet food, pet supplies and professional pet grooming in North America, with 200 locations open or under development in the United States. Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming has been recognized as a top 10 retailer by Pet Business Media and one of the nation’s fastest-growing pet chains by Pet Insight magazine. The franchise also received the Retailer of the Year Franchise Award from Pet Product News, Franchise Times Top 500, and Best Overall Multi-Unit Retailer and Multiservice Excellence Award from Pet Business Media. In 2023, Woof Gang was ranked in Entrepreneur’s 44th annual Franchise 500® Ranking for the first time. Woof Gang has become a household name in the more than $124 billion pet industry due to its mission to provide professional pet grooming and high-quality products that enhance the well-being, health, and happiness of beloved animal companions. And also how they look!