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The Glass Guru Named a Top Brand by Franchise Business Review

Independent Survey Shows Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with The Glass Guru’s Performance

The Glass Guru was recently named a Top Franchise for 2022 by Franchise Business Review (FBR). This is the 17th annual ranking of the 200 best franchise opportunities as rated by franchise business owners, and the 9th time The Glass Guru has been honored by FBR in the past 10 years. The list is available at https://franchisebusinessreview.com/page/top-franchises/.

The Glass Guru offers a unique combination of cutting-edge window/glass restoration services, glass replacement, and niche services to residential/commercial customers.

The Glass Guru has had significant growth and financial success since its inception. Our franchise business model allows our owners an opportunity to fast-track their business to profitability.

Franchise Business Review, a market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction and employee engagement, provides the only rankings and awards for franchise companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. Franchise Business Review publishes its rankings of the top 200 franchises in its annual Guide to Today’s Top Franchises. 

The Glass Guru was among over 300 franchise brands, representing more than 30,000 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research. The Glass Guru’s franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.

The annual FBR franchise satisfaction survey helps our franchise owners provide us feedback to create continuous improvement from the top down. Despite coming off another record year, we look forward to the new growth initiatives we are working on with our corporate team as well as those we are working on with our franchisees.”

Dan Frey |  President & Founder – The Glass Guru

Survey Results: The Glass Guru – October 2021

The Glass Guru brand nearly eclipsed the brand’s highest scores received on the FBR Franchise Satisfaction Survey from the prior year, receiving a Franchise Satisfaction Index (FSI) score of 75.2. The Glass Guru’s recent score clearly transcended the 2022 FBR Benchmark for Franchise Satisfaction, as well as the collective FSI score for the home service category as a whole, 71.9.

While the pandemic impacted various business sectors differently, the last 18 months have clearly demonstrated the inherent strengths of the franchise business model. The old franchise adage of ‘being in business for yourself, but not by yourself’ has never been more important. Thanks to fast innovations, significant support, and responsive crisis management, many franchise brands have emerged stronger from the pandemic, and that is reflected in high franchisee satisfaction.”  

Eric Stites |  Founder & CEO – Franchise Business Review 

 2021 was a challenging year for many businesses across North America. Despite the ongoing pandemic, the national labor shortage and the supply chain crisis, The Glass Guru managed to pull off another record year for growth. Recognized as a Top Recession Proof Franchise, the emerging brand has maintained steady year-over-year growth since its inception in 2004 and franchising in 2007.  Looking back at 2021, it’s now clear they achieved their goal in multiple respects. Up over $10m (25%) in systemwide revenue compared to 2020, also a record year, the organization boasts a +69.3% total increase in cumulative invoiced revenue in the previous 5 years. The brand also added 9 new franchise locations during 2021, starting the new year with 85 operating stores. Breaking into the top ranks for systemwide earnings, The Glass Guru ranked #396 on the Franchise Times 2021 Top 400 list. Based on franchise owner surveys and the overall performance as a brand, Franchise Business Review also recognized The Glass Guru in 2021 as a Top Franchise for Owner Satisfaction, Top Low-Cost Franchise, Top Franchise Culture, Most Innovative Franchise as well as a Top Franchise for Veterans.

As an independent research firm, Franchise Business Review is committed to helping prospective franchisees get an objective view of the best franchise opportunities, based on actual feedback from franchise owners. We survey franchisees from franchise companies in the marketplace today and identify those with the highest levels of satisfaction and performance in order to educate potential buyers and help them choose which franchise to invest in. The companies on this year’s list of Top Franchises are the top-ranked brands in the key areas critical to their franchisees’ success.

Michelle Rowan | President & COO – Franchise Business Review

Now is a great time to look at business ownership. The Glass Guru remains as one of the single greatest opportunities to break into the in-demand industry. The franchise organization has built an incredible brand that allows franchise owners to get up to speed quickly within a scalable business model. Visit www.theglassgurufranchise.com to learn more about The Glass Guru franchise opportunity.

Visit FranchiseBusinessReview.com to see the full description of the 2022 Top Franchises.

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