Tagged Rent-A-Wreck

Rent-A-Wreck Files for Bankruptcy, Cites Litigation Costs

Rent-A-Wreck of America Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware, saying costly and lengthy litigation with the company’s founder has strained its liquidity. Rent-A-Wreck has spent $2.7 million in legal fees and expenses over the past 10 years.

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So You Think You Want to Become a Franchisee?

Our rental franchise veterans share their decision-making processes to become franchisees and common challenges to growing successful operations.

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How One Rent-A-Wreck Franchisee Became a CNBC Star

Ernesto Mongillo, Jr.’s Rent-A-Wreck franchise was named one of CNBC’s 50 Star Franchisees for 2016.

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ASAP Rent Now Working with Rent-A-Wreck, Practicar

ASAP Rent will be providing its Rez cloud-based car rental management software to Rent-A-Wreck and Practicar locations in Canada.

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Car Rental Q&A: What Key Elements Should We Incorporate in Our Company's Website Redesign?

A rental car operator is in the process of redesigning her company's website and wants to make sure that the company is current with today's web functionality.

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Human Resources: What Could You Do Better?

Workshop at the 2013 Car Rental Show will present best practices in recruiting, hiring and firing.

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A Good Time to Buy Used?

Fleet operators are staring at a price squeeze right now that’s going to hurt. But there are ways to mitigate the pain.

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How Is Car Rental Faring with Low Vehicle Supply, High Prices?

As the market adapts to an era of restricted supply, car rental companies hone the process of buying and selling cars to keep fleet costs in line.

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FSNA Quarterly Revenue Dips

Franchise Services of North America Inc. (FSNA), owners of the U-Save, Rent-A-Wreck Canada and Practicar brands, reported a slight drop in revenue for its second quarter and announced the opening of two new franchise locations.

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FSNA Narrows Q3 Loss

Franchise Services North America, parent company of U-Save Car and Truck Rental, reported revenue and net loss of $3.9 million and $22,775 for its third quarter period that ended June 30, 2011, as compared to revenue of $4 million and a net loss of $191,839 for the same period in 2010.

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FSNA 2011 Convention Set for Oct. 23-25

The 2011 convention, to be held at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of U-Save and 32nd anniversary of Rent-A-Wreck Canada.

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From Recession to Recovery

Car rental operators and industry stakeholders react to market forces and assimilate change into their business plans.

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Rent-A-Wreck: Don't Let the Franchise System Fool You

With four years of new ownership under its belt, the venerable brand with the funny name is getting a much-needed overhaul of its franchise system. Internet reservations, higher-end cars, locations serving airports? Welcome to the new Rent-A-Wreck.

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FSNA Announces Listing Agreement for the U-Save Brand on Priceline

Additionally, the company announces new franchise locations.

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FSNA Announces Five New Franchises, Opens Jamaica locations

Bob Barton, the company's chief operating officer, stated, “We are very excited about the continued development of the Rent-A-Wreck/PractiCar brand in Canada and the continued expansion of the U-Save brand both domestically and into international destinations.”

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FSNA Announces Second Quarter Results

Franchise Services of North America Inc. (FSNA) reported the revenue and net loss for the three months ending March 31 were $3.4 million.

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FSNA Announces Q3 Results

Cease Trade Order dampens profits in third quarter. Company opens second U-Save in Canada.

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FSNA Announces New Franchisees

U-Save and Rent-A-Wreck franchise locations open in Canada.

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Franchise Services Announces Q1 Results

FSNA attributes strong financial growth to network expansions and increased sales.

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U-Save and Rent A Wreck Canada Announce New Franchises

A U-Save franchise agreement in Mexico, a new U-Save airport franchise in Colorado Springs and a Rent A Wreck franchise in Gormley, Ontario are all planned.

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