What Others Are Saying

“To his many Clients who are going global, Bill Edwards ‘oversees overseas’.”
Franchise Times magazine, June/July 2009

“Edwards Global Services has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion. The company’s support of franchise growth in more than 30 countries was also particularly notable. Edwards Global Services’ achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American jobs.”
Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, May 2015

“When Denny’s decided to re-enter the international franchise market, we could have created a new international development department. Instead, we hired EGS with an experienced and successful international team in the US with staff on the ground around the world to find, evaluate and sign area licenses.”
Steve Dunn, Senior Vice President, Global Development, Denny’s

“I just read about your E award in Franchise Times. You are the class of the field and the best ambassadors of American franchising that I know. Congratulations on this well deserved recognition.”
Steve White, COO Allegra Network, President, Signs Now

“Thanks for your help in assessing the global potential of the Great Clips® franchise. The EGS Going Global process is very comprehensive and our Board of Directors was impressed.”
Charlie Simpson, President, Great Clips®

“One reason we work with EGS is because they are the only international franchise consultants with proven, trademarked going global processes.”
Ned Lyerle, EVP Global Development Carl’s, Jr.

“EGS Offers a Complete ‘Going International’ Process. A Real Start To Finish Capability. I am very impressed with where you have taken EGS and look forward to what the next year brings us internationally.”
Melanie Bergeron, President and Chief Operating Officer, Two Men and A Truck® International, Inc.

“EGS was invaluable in sourcing, qualifying and closing the transaction with our new Licensee in China. EGS’ extensive experience both living and working in China helped us to evaluate and separate the Old China way of doing business from the new, vibrant China. The opportunity for us would not have been as big as it is without EGS.”
Todd Recknagel, CEO, Mr. Handyman®

“Your India market entry report was timely, responsive and thorough. Your understanding of the local market and how it relates to our strategy is very much appreciated. Many thanks.”
Mike Archbold, President, Vitamin Shoppe®

“I just got back in the office today and opened the detailed due diligence reports EGS did on the four Chinese companies. Thank you very much. There is much more detail than I expected (great stuff) and the reports support the direction we were moving in at this time. Thanks for your assistance on this.”
Mark Rhoades, President, Fluidmaster®

“Great Job. Really Great Job!! Your help, guidance and negotiating skill really paid off. I appreciate working with you as we take our company international. It is going to be an interesting couple of years, but we couldn’t have found a more dedicated “consultant” to help us succeed.”
Senior Vice President of a EGS Client

“EGS has helped us with both our direct response and franchise business model. We have benefited from their expertise in market research, market prioritization, general international/development advice, global commercial connections and ability to secure commercial agreements in countries around the world.”
James Brown, CFO and Executive Vice President, NutriSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUTRI)

“I never thought that when we interviewed EGS in January that I would be going to Japan to sign a master franchise in the same year. Wow, your whole team ROCKS!! Couldn’t have done it without you, but I guess you know that.”
Betsy Ludlow, Founder, Slim and Tone women’s fitness and weight loss franchise

“Just a quick note regarding your services and how instrumental your team has been in the global expansion of Fuddruckers in Latin and South America as well as the European Market. The professionalism, country knowledge and due-diligence has been a refreshing experience as well as a rewarding one. Hats off to Team EGS. Looking forward to the continued relationship and growth of Fuddruckers Globally.”
Keith Coleman, VP Franchise Development, Luby’s Fuddruckers Restaurants