Fastsigns Named Number One on Franchise Gator's Top 100 Franchises of 2017
CARROLLTON, Texas — February 2, 2017 — Fastsigns International, franchisor of Fastsigns, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today that it was selected as the number one pick for Franchise Gator's Top 100 Franchises of 2017. This is the second consecutive year that the brand has received this industry top honor.
"Each opportunity on the Top 100 list has demonstrated strong growth potential coming into the new year," said Eric Bell, General Manager at Franchise Gator. "Not only are these opportunities among the very best in the industry, they also offer a solid investment for the everyday franchise buyer."
The online franchise directory developed the Top 100 ranking as a way for prospective franchisees to identify opportunities with strong growth potential that are also affordable investments for the average franchise buyer. The annual ranking measures franchise opportunities based on several key factors, including financial stability, growth, transparency, engagement, continuity and sustainability.
"This recognition reaffirms Fastsigns International's recent growth along with the long-term sustainability and franchisee satisfaction that we strive to achieve," said Mark Jameson, EVP of Franchise Support and Development, Fastsigns International. "We are honored to be named at the top of Franchise Gator's Top 100 Franchises for 2017 and look forward to continuing to provide the best training and support in the industry."
In addition to more than 400 U.S. and Canadian markets targeted for development, Fastsigns has 65+ international locations open for continued expansion. As part of the brand's development strategy, Fastsigns is also targeting co-brand and conversion opportunities whereby print shop owners can expand their services by adding Fastsigns to their existing business or convert their business into a thriving Fastsigns center.