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

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z All

  • Sports/Fitness

    Jabz Boxing

    Unlike other boxing gyms, Jabz focuses on developing fitness, not fighters. The brand’s signature circuit-style workouts mix boxing’s punches & kicks with cardio, plyo and functional training exercises designed to push clients to their limits and deliver maximum results. The custom ring, outfitted with a variety of heavy & speedbags, and nationally-certified coaches set Jabz apart as an industry leader. Jabz has grown to 20+ locations open or in development since it began franchising in 2013.

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  • Cleaning Services

    JAN-PRO International

    JAN-PRO is ranked # 1 in commercial cleaning and the #1 fastest growing franchise overall. The commercial cleaning is a stable, recession resistant industry and JAN-PRO’s growth numbers speak for themselves with a strong Item 19!

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  • Jantize America

    Cleaning Services

    Jantize America

    The Jantize® Area Developer business is a multi-unit development business that offers the opportunity for entrepreneurs to develop and grow the Jantize® system in a defined geographic territory. This is is a franchise business model that is consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing and most successful business opportunities because of its low start up cost, recurring revenue royalties, and unlimited growth potential.

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  • Business Services

    Jomsom Staffing Services

    Staffing Services Franchise offering: Low investment, lean, quick start up, very low risk, probably the most flexible franchise brand - enough freedom to operate like an independent mom/pop shop and enjoy the benefits of a sound franchise structure/system.

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  • Food & Beverage

    Jon Smith Subs

    Jon Smith Subs is a fresh new opportunity with a track record for success, serving high quality subs, right off the grill. United Franchise Group is dedicated to the success of each Jon Smith Subs franchisee, and we have systems and people in place to provide world-class training, operations and marketing support.

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  • Cleaning Services

    Junk King

    Junk King is the #1 Rated Junk Removal Service in North America, with over 100 locally owned franchises in 32 states and Canada. We are the number one ranked search result when searching for "junk removal".

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  • Cleaning Services


    The Junkluggers mission is to save the Earth, one piece of junk at a time by recycling or upcycling. Our corporate location has a strong record of success an impressive Item 19 in our FDD.

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  • Retail

    Just A Buck

    Just A Buck stores will always stand out from the competitionby their ability to constantly stock their stores with inventory that has a perceived value of well over a dollar, while maintaining a desirable gross profit margin. Their business model sets you up for success because of their long established relationships with closeout vendors who drop ship deliveries to each Just A Buck location.

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  • Repair & Restoration

    Just Let Me Do It Commercial Services

    Just Let Me Do It provides our customers with detailed workmanship, on time responses and the best customer service in the industry. We are a “one-call-does-it-all” service provider that goes above and beyond for our clients. We work with retail stores and restaurants focusing on repair work and remodels. The two things that set us apart from the rest is that we don't have to market, our clients follow us wherever we open. The second thing is that we handle the back office.

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