PR Newswire:

Papa Bello Enterprises, Inc. is excited to announce a new and aggressive corporate campaign for sales, marketing and field operations launched in the first quarter of 2009. Under a partnership agreement with the franchising experts of The Franchise Sales Solution and their affiliate The Franchise Edge, Papa Bello is transitioning into a comprehensive franchising operation. As part of the agreement, Papa Bello has also expanded its management team to meet the demands of its international and domestic growth. Since joining forces in January of this year, six corporate stores have already been sold to franchisees.

The Franchise Sales Solution (TFSS) is a client-focused franchising sales development company specializing in sales, marketing, vendor sourcing and pricing, and business development for franchisors. Their expertise and services also include extensive field operations, training, and management, both on a corporate and franchised level. Among the companies’ cliental are Kokoriko, Fitness First, Brilliant Sky Toys, Salon Spa Suites, and Stretch-A-Licious.

Paul Samson is the Founder of TFSS and has been the President and owner of TFE since 2005. His experience in franchising began as President and Founder of Lenny & Vinny’s Management, Inc., a corporately owned and managed pizza chain that he operated for 14 years and grew to 14 units before deciding to franchise. Most recently, Mr. Samson was the Founder of Head West Enterprises, LLC, which grew the Westshore Pizza chain from 16 stores to 52 stores in less than 3 years, with an additional 90 units committed and combined annual sales of over $27,000,000.