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HobbyTown ranked #317 by Entrepreneur Franchise 500

Published: January 25, 2017
The 2017 edition of Entrepreneur Franchise 500 ranks HobbyTown as number 317.

The 38th annual ranking used a unique formula that took into account the system size, growth and financial strength and stability. It also looked at other factors, such as a company's social media presence.

Below are the five key factors used to determine ranking:

COSTS & FEES
  • Franchise fee
  • Total investment
  • Royalty fees
SIZE & GROWTH
  • Open & operating units
  • Growth rate
  • Closures
SUPPORT
  • Training times
  • Marketing support
  • Operational support
  • Franchisor infrastructure
  • Financing availability
  • Litigation
BRAND STRENGTH
  • Social media presence
  • System size
  • Years in business
  • Years franchising
FINANCIAL STRENGTH & STABILITY
  • Franchisor’s audited financial statements

For comparison, H&R Block ranked #318, Days Inn Hotels ranked #323, and 1-800-Got-Junk? ranked #432.

Find the complete list here.