The Top 10 Fastest Growing Franchises in the US

Original Article By:   and   –  St. Louis Business Journal

Franchise Times Magazine has released a list of the top 200+ franchises in the nation.

The personal services sector as a whole, which includes gym, massage and education concepts, saw 11.4 percent growth in 2017, according to Franchise Times, a trade publication based in Minneapolis.

Here are the top 10 fastest-growing franchises, by sales, in the country, according to Franchise Times, 3 of which are proudly represented by L3 Corporation:

The top 10 fastest growers by units:

  1. Orangetheory Fitness: 47.4 percent increase from prior year
  2. Realty One Group: 45.3 percent
  3. HomeVestors: 27.1 percent
  4. Circle K: 19.2 percent
  5. Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers: 19.1 percent
  6. Hand & Stone: 17.6 percent
  7. Eye Level: 16.6 percent
  8. Tropical Smoothie Cafe: 16.5 percent
  9. Planet Fitness: 15.6 percent
  10. Zone: 15.2 percent

As a whole, the 200 largest U.S.-based franchisors grew their combined annual sales by more than $28.5 billion, or 4.6 percent, last year. The 10 largest franchised brands added $14.3 billion in sales, a 5 percent surge compared to that cohort’s $7.8 billion or 2.8 percent sales growth the previous year.

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