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UniFirst Featured on Selling Power’s “50 Best Companies to Sell For” List for 2017

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and ancillary facility products throughout the U.S. and Canada, has again secured a position among Selling Power magazine’s annual list of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For. The 2017 ranking continues UniFirst’s notable presence on the list every year since 2003.

UniFirst Named Among Nation's Best Companies To Sell For
UniFirst Featured on Selling Power's 50 Best Companies to Sell For List


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Annually, the corporate research team at Selling Power magazine assembles and publishes its list of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For. Companies are evaluated in the following areas: compensation and benefits; hiring, sales training, and sales enablement; and customer retention. UniFirst scored higher than such well-known organizations as Google, Microsoft, and DHL, coming in at No. 34.

“We’re honored once again to be recognized for having built and maintained one of the best sales forces in any industry, focused on best-in-class customer service,” said David Katz, UniFirst senior vice president, sales and marketing. “At UniFirst, we invest a great deal of time, energy, and resources on professional development, providing our sales staff with year-round training and mentoring on new account development to help cultivate the skills and consultative professionalism needed to be successful in today’s competitive marketplace.” He continued, “We also know the importance of empowering our sales teams with a sense of satisfaction, pride, and contentment to help them achieve desired results. After all, their success is UniFirst’s success.”

Selling Power magazine founder and publisher Gerhard Gschwandtner says it is vital to recognize companies that are creating excellent sales teams today. According to Selling Power, companies appearing on the list represent great opportunities for salespeople who are motivated to win and focused on success.

The Selling Power accolade is one of several recent top honors for UniFirst, having also been recently named to Apparel magazine’s annual 2017 Top 50 Apparel Companies list, as well as having earned a premier spot on Florida Trend magazine’s Best Companies To Work For list for 2017.

For information about a career with UniFirst, please visit UniFirst.com/careers.

About UniFirst:
Headquartered in Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) is a North American leader in the supply and servicing of uniform and workwear programs, as well as the delivery of facility service programs. Together with its subsidiaries, the company also provides first aid and safety products, and manages specialized garment programs for the cleanroom and nuclear industries. UniFirst manufactures its own branded workwear, protective clothing, and floorcare products, and with 250 service locations, over 300,000 customer locations, and 14,000 employee Team Partners, the company outfits nearly 2 million workers each business day. For more information, contact UniFirst at 800.455.7654 or visit UniFirst.com.

About Selling Power
In addition to Selling Power magazine, the leading periodical for sales managers and sales VPs since 1981, Personal Selling Power, Inc. produces the Sales Management Digest and Daily Boost of Positivity online newsletters, as well as a five-minute-video series featuring interviews with top executives. Selling Power is a regular media sponsor of the Sales 3.0 Conference. Learn more at www.sellingpower.com and www.sales30conf.com.

CONTACT: Donna Kish, PR/Communications
Phone: 978.527.3871
Email: Donna_Kish@unifirst.com 

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