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

    Ynot Italian

    Whether you’re dining-in or ordering-out, we’ve made your food with the same quality and care we would make for our own family, so that you can enjoy it with yours!

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  • Sports/Fitness


    YOGA SIX is changing the way people think and experience yoga. Yoga Six is the evolution and modernization of yoga in the fitness boutique space. Attractive consumer-oriented concept to serve the fast-growing market for boutique fitness.

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  • Unique


    YorPub is a totally fun concept with territories available throughout the country – this business can be run from your home and either on a part-time or full-time basis. Or, start part time and grow into a full time business! Limited staffing requirements, no brick and mortar, efficient operational model.

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  • Cleaning Services

    You Move Me

    You Move Me is poised to revolutionize the moving industry the way 1-800-GOT-JUNK? pioneered the junk removal industry back in 1989. Home-based to start – mobile team of crew leads and movers, Low cost – Get started for as little as a $104k investment (including working capital), Low overhead – no physical location needed during start-up, Fast ramp up time – owners can be operation within a couple months

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