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Clearwater-based Pinch A Penny named a top franchise for women

Clearwater-based chain Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa was named among FranchiseBusinessReview’s “Top 50 Franchises for Women.” Pictured is a Pinch A Penny in Clearwater in 1999. | [Times file]
Published Aug. 16

CLEARWATER — Clearwater-based chain Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa was named among FranchiseBusinessReview's "Top 50 Franchises for Women." Pinch A Penny was No. 8 on the list.

"Our independent franchisee satisfaction reviews measure the health of franchise systems that participate in our research based exclusively on the feedback of franchise owners," the ranking said.

The list ranked franchises based on factors such as their leadership, core values and training. Shaved ice franchise Kona Ice ranked first, followed by backyard birding store Wild Birds Unlimited and real estate firm Keller Williams Realty.

Contact Malena Carollo at mcarollo@tampabay.com or (727) 892-2249. Follow @malenacarollo.

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