PwC sees franchises sporting double digit growth, reports

(PRWEB) September 14, 2012, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC reports that PwCs Franchise Sector Indicator (FSI) released recently shows franchisors have continued to achieve double digit growth in the past 12 months. reports that Looking to the future, franchisors surveyed remain optimistic. They are forecasting revenue growth of 11 per cent in the next 12 months and 34 per over the next three years. Profit is tipped a little higher at 15 per cent for the next 12 months and 45 per cent for the next three years.

Franchisors also plan to add an additional 10 franchise units in the next 12 months and 31 over the next three years. Franchisors surveyed credited their growth to improved franchisee performance and strategic direction. also notes that finding suitable franchisees remains the number one challenge for franchisors with just over two thirds (68%) saying it is their biggest short term hurdle. Economic conditions were also cited as a challenge, along with funding.

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Funamo Sees Strong Demand for Android Parental Control from Nexus 7

Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2012

Funamo today announces that it has witnessed strong demand for its flagship product, Funamo Android Parental Control, from the newly released Google Nexus 7 tablets. Google announced the Nexus 7 tablets at Google I/O conference last month and started shipping around mid-July. It was an instant hit, quickly selling out at all retail stores.

The Nexus 7 tablet is the first Android device that ships with Chrome as the default browser. said Howard Li, Funamos founder and CEO. And Funamo is the only solution on the market that allows safe browsing on the built-in Chrome browser. Our software architecture is very flexible and It also supports other popular browsers such as the Dolphin HD, Skyfire, etc..

With the price tag of only $ 199, Nexus 7 is the perfect device for kids. Funamo Parental Control for Android gives parents the power to protect and monitor their kids mobile devices. With Funamo protection, parents can have peace of mind when buying mobile devices for their kids.

Funamos patent-pending web filtering technology is robust and lightning fast, optimized for power efficiency and the mobile environment. It also enforces SafeSearch for leading search engines, Youtube videos and app search on Google Play Store. Parents can customize web filtering with their own blacklist and whitelist. The newly-added whitelist-only mode blocks out all websites except for the ones you selected in the whitelist.

Besides web filtering, Funamo Android Parental Control offers comprehensive protection with device monitoring and application control. Parents can choose to have contacts, calls, SMS messages, web browsing history, and application usage data logged and uploaded to Funamo server. So they can login from any web browser 24/7 to keep track of all the activities on the device. Application control allows parents to set password and specify time limit for selected applications such as system settings and games. The detailed instruction on setting up Funamo Parental Control for Nexus 7 can be found at

Funamo Parental Control can be downloaded from Google Play Store for a two-day free evaluation.

A license can be purchased for $ 19.99 (Nexus 7 comes with a $ 25 Play Store credit) which protects the device for as long as the user owns it. No subscription, no monthly fees. Now for as little as the price of a book, parents can have peace of mind with their kids’ mobile devices.

Funamo provides comprehensive parental control solution for Android-powered mobile devices with patent-pending web filtering, safe search, application protection/restriction and device monitoring. More information, including detailed video tutorial and FAQs, is available on Funamo Parental Control application can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Kindle Fire Edition is available on Funamo website.

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