FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANUARY 23rd, 2014
Washington, DC- Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced today the sale of a new franchise location in Seattle, Washington. This will be the first franchise location in the state of Washington and the 36th franchise location throughout the United States. The newest Zippy Shell® location is under the ownership of DJ Johnson and is expected to launch in spring 2014.
DJ Johnson has an extensive background in finance and accounting having been the Chief Financial Officer of two different healthcare companies, as well as a former investment banker. While researching business opportunities Mr. Johnson was drawn to the compelling business model presented by the Zippy Shell Brand.
“In researching the mobile storage and moving market place, I truly believe that the Zippy Shell System is the most efficient and innovative mobile storage solution available today” said Johnson. “The company is built to provide an exceptional customer experience, led by an experienced management team and supported by a first rate staff. I couldn’t be more excited about bringing a Zippy Shell franchise to the Greater Seattle market”.
Rick Del Sontro, President of Zippy Shell USA said. “We have long wanted to plant a flag in the Seattle market. Seattle is the 12th largest metropolitan market in the U.S. The key was to find the right person to build the brand in this highly unique market. DJ has some very strong skills that will no doubt help him build a business that consumers will love. The demographics of this market are perfect for our business model.”
According to Johnson, “Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. The demand for storage here is unprecedented and Seattle residents are looking for ways to simplify their lives.” The Zippy Shell service provides that simplicity for both storage and moving.”
The fast moving and continued growth of the Zippy Shell® brand recently earned the company the rank of #368 Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 500 Franchises for 2014. Zippy Shell was also announced as a recipient of the Franchise Business Review 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Award.
Zippy Shell USA
Zippy Shell USA, LLC is a domestic franchisor of a patent pending and unique mobile self-storage system. The Zippy Shell system currently has 36 independent owned operators of the Zippy Shell Brand in 68 markets. Zippy Shell USA, LLC is headquartered in Washington DC. Entrepreneurs interested in learning more about Zippy Shell franchise opportunities should visit www.zippyshell.com. Each Zippy Shell location is independently owned and operated. Zippy Shell ® is an exclusive licensed trademark of Zippy Shell USA., LLC.