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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  • Pet Services

    K9 Resorts

    K-9 Resorts are multi-award winning luxury pet hotels that pamper dogs with resort-style vacations and doggie daycare. Their revenue is at record levels and has grown steadily over the past five years—fueled in large part by increased spending on pet services.

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  • Kennedy's Barber Club

    Personal Care

    Kennedy's Barber Club

    Kennedy's Barber Club is an upscale membership based men's grooming club that combines a classic barbershop with a club atmosphere. This simple concept is recession proof and part of a huge growing industry.

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  • Sports/Fitness


    Birthed during the COVID-19 pandemic, KickHouse has resilience in its DNA and perseverance as a critical differentiator. All of the KickHouse workouts are rooted in kickboxing with additional fitness flare in each class type. Invest in the KickHouse kickboxing franchise and fully capitalize on industry growth while enjoying comprehensive franchisor support. This is a low initial investment in a favorable model with a fast development timeline and a proven approach.

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  • Child Services

    Kidcreate Studio

    Kidcreate Studio takes children's art education beyond arts and crafts. With two separate business models- a brick and mortar studio and on-the-go partnerships with various neighborhood schools, churches, and camps- the Kidcreate Studio franchise is able to reach children across the community and teach them important art concepts, as well as allow them to express themselves creatively through fun, engaging curriculum.

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  • Home Improvement

    Kitchen Solvers

    Kitchen Solvers offers homeowners quality, cost-effective options in three key categories of home remodeling services. Focused primarily on cabinet refacing in the kitchen, bathroom and other areas of the home, we can help homeowners achieve a “like-new” look for just a portion of the cost of complete cabinet replacement. We are selective about our Franchise Partners, looking for a cultural fit for our organization as we truly are one big “family”. Our culture and support contributes to our above-industry-average franchise partner happiness as reported in the Franchise Business Review. With a variety of start-up and expansion choices, there is an option that’s right for your candidate!

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  • Kitchen Tune-Up

    Home Improvement

    Kitchen Tune-Up

    Kitchen Tune-Up is a franchise system of committed professionals. Our remodeling experts update kitchens utilizing our customer service Trustpoints to make the experience fun, with little to no hassle for homeowners. We believe you don’t have to spend a fortune or be displaced from your home for weeks in order to improve your space.

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  • Home Improvement

    Kitchen Wise

    Kitchen Wise helps homeowners implement “Intelligent Solutions for Efficient Living” through our wide selection of products. This is a fragmented industry with opportunity to scale and proven concepts.

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  • Food & Beverage

    Knockout Sports Bar

    Knockout Sports Bar is a sports submerged environment with a mix of 20 beers on draft, American based food with multi-regional influences. Franchisees have the opportunity to get involved in a proven business model with knockout numbers! Low labor costs and low costs of good make this a franchise worth getting in the ring for.

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  • Home Improvement

    Koala Insulation

    Founded in 2018, Koala Insulation benefits both customers and franchise partners. Its likable brand voices how home and business owners can earn back the cost of any insulation investment—all while helping the environment. Franchise partners make it happen through a simple business model, normal business hours, and great work and life balance. Getting started is simple and there’s no need to know about insulation before becoming a Koala franchise owner. The Koala Insulation model can be started with just one rig and scaled over time. Staffing needs are straightforward and as a mobile business, overhead is low and fixed.

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