CARROLLTON, Texas – FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today that it has been ranked number 16 by the Dallas Business Journal on its annual North Texas Fastest-Growing Franchises list.
“We are excited about our growth in the number of locations, and as importantly, our increase in many other metrics including average unit volume, franchisee profitability and franchisee satisfaction.” said Catherine Monson, President and CEO, FASTSIGNS International, Inc., “The demand for signs and visual graphics remains strong, and we plan to continue adding locations across the globe.”
The award-winning brand, based in Carrollton, Texas, currently has 81 locations open plus five in development in Texas. The brand has an additional 580 locations across the United States, Canada and seven other countries, and is continuing to grow throughout North America and other international markets. As part of the brand's development strategy, FASTSIGNS also is targeting sign shops for its conversion program and co-brand franchise opportunities whereby print shop owners or photo centers can expand their services by adding FASTSIGNS to their existing business.
FASTSIGNS International, Inc. ended 2016 with record-breaking growth, fueled in part by the ongoing worldwide need for visual communications and digital signage technology. This year, the company expects to open 45 locations.
FASTSIGNS International, Inc. was recently ranked number 1 in the Business Services/Signs category and 95 overall in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Acknowledged by entrepreneurs and franchisors as a top competitive tool of measurement, the Franchise 500® recognizes FASTSIGNS for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate and brand power.