As a doorway for many people looking to be their own boss, we know that franchise ownership changes lives. In our annual FRAN-TASTIC 500, we recognize 500 brands going above and beyond the norm and helping people fulfill their dreams of business ownership through franchising! We had a plethora of nominations and we’re delighted to announce the winners below!

Alesia Visconti, CEO of FranServe Inc. says, “Franchising is a way for many people to be an entrepreneur and be their own boss. A brand that makes our annual “FRAN-TASTIC 500” list demonstrates that it goes above and beyond the norm in helping people fulfill their dreams of business ownership through franchising!  It’s a brand that sets itself apart!”

Please note brands are listed in alphabetical order. Brands were nominated and selected based on the following criteria:

  • Brand Identity
  • Turnkey Model
  • Operational Support
  • Superb Training
  • Industry Leader
  • Scalability
  • Quick to Launch
  • Clear Marketing Message

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  • Home Improvement

    Garage Force

    Garage Force has built a reputation as the best and most dependable concrete floor coatings installers. This is a a franchise opportunity with a low startup cost and nearly $130,000 in average net profits.

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  • Pet Services

    Geese Chasers

    Professional geese clearing company using highly trained Border Collies to chase geese away. Humane, effective and affordable. Start up costs are low compared to other franchise opportunities As a franchise, it requires no store front and you get to work outside with your dog all day!

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  • Repair & Restoration

    Glass Doctor

    Glass Doctor is a nationally-recognized industry leader in both auto and flat glass repair franchising, making us a diverse and trusted brand. In a Glass Doctor franchise you will have access to proven marketing resources, with a wealth of marketing knowledge and support behind you.

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  • Financial Services

    Global Financial Training Program

    Global Fiancial Training Program has been helping people who want to get into the business of providing loans to small to medium size businesses who can not get financing at their local banks for more than 13 years. They over teach on marketing and if the agents follow their instructions their phones will be ringing in the first week!

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  • Senior Care Services

    Golden Heart Senior Care

    Golden Heart Senior Care provides the highest quality in-home care for seniors. Revenue is generated from services including in-home care, supplemental staffing, assisted living placement, and technology for the home. Golden Heart franchise owners are supported and guided through operating a Golden Heart Senior Care franchise from start to finish. Multiple territories can be operated from a single office making Golden Heart Senior Care a desirable franchise option with a low cost of entry.

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  • Home Improvement

    Gotcha Covered

    Gotcha Covered franchisees have an extensive product offering from all of the top vendors and are highly trained to sell soft and top treatments. As we like to say, ‘we offer virtually everything for the interior of a window’. As a result, we are able to take a consultative approach with our customers, wherein we take the time to truly understand their needs and present solutions based on their needs.

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  • Retail

    Grand 7th

    Grand 7th provides a flexible business model with the pace of a convenience store and supplementing income from sub-leasing to restaurants with cuisines popular in your area. They offer unlimited potential by leveraging multiple income streams with our flexible business model.

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  • Vacation Property Management

    Grand Welcome

    Grand Welcome is a leading and emerging brand in the vacation rental industry offering full-service property management services to vacation rental property owners and their guests. Grand Welcome is the VR management expert that combines quality and consistency to allow guests to experience their destinations differently through customized and excellent accommodations at an affordable price. Grand Welcome currently manages hundreds of vacation rental properties in California, Hawaii, Colorado and Nevada and provides comprehensive support and training to franchisees and is rapidly expanding across the US. Franchisees enjoy low investment, high ROI, strong unit economics and built to scale.

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  • Home Improvement

    Granite & Trend Transformations

    Granite & TREND Transformations franchisee's are part of a global leader in the nearly $400 Billion dollar home improvement industry. With RockSolids world-class support, the commercial & residential remodeling industry provides vast opportunities for income, growth and lifestyle improvement.

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  • Automotive

    Grease Monkey

    The Grease Monkey platform guides franchisees through every aspect of running a profitable quick lube and preventive maintenance business. Grease Monkey has pioneered flexible franchising, a way for franchisees to customize their facilities and services for different markets and investment profiles.

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  • Personal Care

    Great Clips

    Great Clips is the largest single brand hair salon in North America. The $70 Billion Haircare industry is growing at a rapid pace, and is one of the most recession resistant industries available.

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  • Food & Beverage

    Grecian Gyro

    Grecian Gyro is an award winning concept with a mix of classic Greek food with some twists in a contemporary fast casual setting. They are a low start up cost, with low overhead cost, and a low employee count.

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  • Food & Beverage

    Greenberry's Coffee

    Greenberry's Coffee offers the highest quality coffees and teas from all over the world, delicious pastries baked on-site daily, and an extensive food program developed by their in-house Executive Chef. They pay attention attention to demographics, traffic flow, population growth, real estate values, zoning regulations, and existing competition and guide you into the perfect location!

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  • Senior Services

    Griswold Home Care

    Griswold Home Care now operates in more than 200 locations across 30 states, touching more than 100,000 families. As the category pioneer, we have a unique position and understanding of the business of compassionate care at a deeper level. Our company was built upon the timeless values of compassion and care. These ideals are still at the heart of all we do.

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  • Food & Beverage

    Grumpy's Restaurant

    Grumpy’s Restaurant is a traditional Americana, full-service restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and brunch. Grumpy’s offers fresh, made-to-order and always-made-from-scratch menu items at an affordable, family-friendly price. During Covid-19, CEO and President Daniel DeLeon gave up a part of his salary so that his staff can continue to bring home a paycheck, despite dining rooms being closed in Florida. Daniel then, with the help of his employees, organized a produce giveaway for residents who couldn’t afford groceries. In addition, Grumpy’s gave back to front line workers by allowing anyone to contribute and gift a meal to the workers, as well as people in need in the community and Grumpy’s matched each donation.

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  • Sports/Fitness


    Gymguyz is a fitness franchise company whose main focus is individualized one-on-one fitness, group sessions, and corporate fitness. GYMGUYZ supplies the tools and techniques to not only get you in shape, but to run a successful franchise.

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