Kinkos Honors 25 Locations with Branch of the Year Awards
Press release from the issuing company
Executives and Others Staff San Antonio Location as Winners Fly to Florida
Top Finishers Nationwide Recognized for Customer Service, Sales Growth And Profitability
DALLAS, April 25 -- Kinko's, Inc. today announced the results of its annual "U.S. Branch of the Year" competition, which ranks the company's best locations based on superior performance in customer service, sales growth and profitability.
In all, Kinko's recognized 25 top locations hailing from 14 states with the top branch receiving a free trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.
This year's top store is known as Kinko's San Antonio Nacogdoches branch and is located at 1275 NE Loop 410 in San Antonio, Texas. While the regular team is away this weekend, customers will find a different set of smiling faces helping them with their document needs. Kinko's top executives will take over for the branch team the morning of Friday, April 26, and other team members from the area will lend their support throughout the weekend.
"Every year, Kinko's recognizes our top 25 locations with an award and a trip for the number one branch. I'm happy to continue that tradition by joining other executives and filling in for our top team in San Antonio," said Gary Kusin, Kinko's president and chief executive officer. "This group is truly the best of the best -- an impressive feat within Kinko's network of more than 20,000 team members and 1,100 locations."
Executives staffing the San Antonio Nacogdoches location in the company's trademark blue aprons will include members of the company's new Dallas headquarters as well as regional management.
"My team and I are thrilled to have finished 2001 as Kinko's U.S. Branch of the Year," said Aaron Yanelli, branch manager for Kinko's San Antonio Nacogdoches location. "I work with a group that embodies Kinko's values, and each team member is passionate about giving 110 percent to provide total customer satisfaction. We take what we do very seriously, but we never forget to enjoy our jobs and have fun doing them. I am very proud to be part of this winning team."
Kinko's top 25 branches for 2001 also included:
2. Tyler, Texas
3. Winston-Salem, N.C. Thruway
4. Lombard, Ill.
5. Eureka, Calif.
6. Troy, Mich. Rochester Road
7. Bozeman, Mont. Campus
8. Baltimore, Md. Timonium
9. Houston Tully Road
10. San Antonio, Texas Huebner Oaks
11. Roseville, Calif.
12. Greensboro, N.C. Brassfield
13. Fort Meyers, Fla. Page Field
14. Harrisonburg, Va. Main Street
15. Manassas, Va. Bull Run
16. Norman, Okla. Main Street
17. San Luis Obispo, Calif.
18. Fairbanks, Alaska Eagle Plaza
19. Charleston, W.Va. Capital Street
20. Bakersfield, Calif. Stockdale High
21. Santa Rosa, Calif.
22. Tuscaloosa, Ala. McFarland
23. Indianapolis, Ind. Pyramids
24. Rockford, Ill. Mulford
25. Clinton Township, Mich. Garfield
The manager of each of these locations joins the company's prestigious Chairperson's Club, an elite group recognizing in part the company's best performing locations and managers each year.
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