|Marco’s Pizza ranked among the franchise elite|
|Written by Delphos|
|Friday, February 01, 2013 6:21 PM|
TOLEDO, Ohio (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marco’s Pizza was recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Recognized by entrepreneurs and franchisors as a top competitive tool of measurement, the Franchise 500® places Marco’s Pizza as no. 103 for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate, and system size, making a 10 point jump from its ranking last year at no.113. In 2009, the company was ranked at 236. Therefore, the franchise has steadily climbed 123 points in the past five years, despite the Great Recession.
“The stunning jump in our Franchise 500® rankings since 2009 is a demonstration of Marco’s Pizza’s ongoing growth. All of this development has occurred in one of the most challenging periods in American business history. The 2013 year is easily forecast to be the biggest year of expansion in the brand’s history,” said Jack Butorac, Marco’s Pizza CEO. “One surprisingly revolutionary driver of the growth is really good, fresh Italian quality pizza sold at reasonable prices.”
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