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- Anytime Fitness Ranks No. 6 on Franchise 500 List
- "It's like a gym of One's Own"
Anytime Fitness finally cracked the top 10 of Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list, which was released today. The Hastings, MN-based company is No. 6 on the 2013 list, its highest ranking ever from the magazine.
Anytime Fitness finally cracked the top 10 of Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list, which was released today.
The Hastings, MN-based company is No. 6 on the 2013 list, its highest ranking ever from the magazine. It also is the highest-ranked fitness franchise company on the list for the second year in a row. Anytime Fitness was No. 11 on the 2012 list, No. 18 in 2011 and No. 43 in 2010.
Hampton Hotels is No. 1 on the list, followed by Subway, Jiffy Lube, 7-Eleven and Supercuts. After Anytime Fitness, Servpro, Denny's, McDonald's and Pizza Hut round out the top 10.
"Considering the reputation and status of the other franchises ranked in the top 10, including Subway, McDonald's, and Hampton Hotels, this is a tremendous honor for Anytime Fitness," Chuck Runyon, CEO and co-founder of Anytime Fitness, said in a statement. "We're especially pleased for our franchisees who have worked so hard to build their own businesses while helping their members lead healthier lifestyles."
For 2012, Anytime Fitness listed 1,620 franchised clubs in the U.S., 47 Canadian clubs, 223 international clubs and 16 company-owned clubs.
Recently, Anytime Fitness, founded in 2002, opened its 2,000th club in the chain in The Netherlands.