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UniFirst Named a "Best Company" to Sell For

2013-02-05 13:47 ET - News Release

WILMINGTON, Mass., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UniFirst Corporation, an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S. and Canada, has been named one of  the "50 Best Companies to Sell For" in North America by Selling Power magazine, a publication that provides business readers with practical solutions for their sales management challenges.

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All companies earning a spot on the magazine's listing, which appears in the October/November/December 2012 issue, were assessed on factors such as salary, incentive pay plans, training programs, career mobility, and more. The magazine's corporate research team also conducted supplemental research on all "best companies."

Following a detailed analysis, companies were given favorability scores and 25 were ranked under a "Service" category; another 25 under "Manufacturing." UniFirst garnered the #19 spot within the service category. Other companies appearing on the magazine's service category list include Google (#21) and Marriott International (#24).

"We consider ourselves a career building company, and believe our training programs and support services are innovative and highly effective," said Jerry L. Messenger, Director of Sales Support at UniFirst. "Whether you're currently a sales professional or are considering launching a new career in sales, UniFirst is a great company to work for and grow with."

In commenting on the 50 select companies, the editors of Selling Power stated: "Anyone entering the sales field should begin his or her sales effort by taking a good look at these top companies [like UniFirst]."

About UniFirst
UniFirst (NYSE: UNF), a North American leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing, outfits more than 1.5 million workers each business day. The company's most popular brands include UniWeave®, SofTwill®, UniWear®, and Armorex FR® UniFirst also offers Facility Service programs including floor mats, mops, and restroom products. For more information, contact UniFirst at 800-455-7654 or visit www.unifirst.com.

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