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 and President of FranServe Inc. says, “Franchising helps people change their lives and take control of their future. It’s a community that celebrates the Life-Work Balance. A brand that makes our annual “FRAN-TASTIC 500” list shows that it values a fun and rewarding lifestyle and emphasizes people fulfill their dreams of business ownership through franchising. It’s a brand that deserves recognition for going the extra mile and for being, well, fran-tastic!”

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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  • Food & Beverage

    Uberrito Fresh-Mex

    Überrito provides franchisees with a fresh twist on traditional Tex-Mex food. The build-your-own model, where customers personalize their meals, represents one of the most explosive trends. Bottom line: the Mexican fast-casual industry is booming. We’re seeking a few great entrepreneurs to join us on this adventure!

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  • Repair & Restoration

    United Water Restoration Group

    Since 2008, United Water Restoration Group has established itself as the premiere provider of disaster restoration services. Our business is highly recession resistant, low cost of entry, scalable and offers extremely high gross and net profit margins. UWRG offers full initial training and unparalleled support.

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  • Moving & Storage

    UNITS Moving and Portable Storage

    UNITS is one of the largest moving & portable storage companies in the US. Our franchisees will benefit from our Proven Management Team and Flexible Franchise Models while providing their customers with High Quality storage units for the Best Price! UNITS® provides all of their clients with the necessary materials and equipment to better help make moving and storage efficient and stress-free.

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  • Unique

    Unity Rd.

    Unity Rd. is the first to bring the cannabis dispensary franchise model to the United States—with duality of prowess in both industries to back it up. Franchise partners utilize its deep network of seasoned experts, trusted resources, turnkey blueprint and ongoing support to confidently operate dispensaries that are compliant and successful. Unity Rd. currently has multiple agreements signed with more than 10 entrepreneurial groups across the country. The franchise can develop in states where adult-use (recreational) and medicinal cannabis are legal.

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  • Food & Beverage

    UpDog Smoothies and Juices

    UpDog Smoothies and Juices was founded in 2012 out of a desire to provide our lovely community of Marietta with organic and sustainably sourced smoothies, juices, açai bowls, and customizable juice cleanse packages! We’re committed to providing every customer with the freshest ingredients and highest attention when preparing their orders. After eight years of success and continuous refinement of her concept, our CEO - Diana La - franchised UpDog Smoothies and Juices to expand her concept through motivated entrepreneurs!

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  • Home Improvement

    USA Insulation

    USA Insulation is the first, largest, and fastest-growing insulation franchise in the United States. With over 35 years of experience and 90,000 success stories to date, USA Insulation is the leading brand in the industry with little to no competition in communities across the united states. USA Insulation also has a unique perspective in the insulation industry: we solve customer problems versus simply installing products. This starts with an energy assessment and ends with a “USA WAY” customer experience. By taking advantage of our proven system to manage your business, franchise owners can gain access to a complete suite of tools, resources, and continual support to provide customers with exceptional professionalism.

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