Top 200 Franchises of 2019

A Franchise Rating 14 years in the Making

2019 marks our 14th Annual Franchisee Satisfaction Awards. Once again, we have identified the leading franchise companies in the marketplace today that have the highest levels of satisfaction and performance among their franchisees.

We hope that you find our articles, resources, and list of award-winning brands helpful in your research process. And no matter which franchise you chose to invest in, we wish you the best of success on your new entrepreneurial journey!

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In 1996, Chad Mussmon was fresh out of college with a brand new elementary education degree. Looking for an experience that would help him build his resume and launch a career in teaching, Chad began working at The Little Gym. Quickly inspired by the company’s philosophy and business model, Chad soon found himself on a new path; the path of franchise ownership.

Today, Chad is The Little Gym’s largest single operator in the country with seven locations. But he says it’s not the financial success that is the best part of being involved with the franchise. “I would say it is a franchise that has rewarded me not only financially, but with fulfillment. I really think we make a difference on a daily basis for a lot of children throughout the world and I don’t know if I would get that from another concept.” Continue Reading