Fitness companies dominated the 2019 Franchise Times Fast & Serious List showing up in the top three spots on the list, which was released in late December.
Club Pilates ranked No. 1 while Orangetheory Fitness ranked No. 2 and Burn Boot Camp ranked No. 3. 9Round also landed in the top 10 ranking No. 8. Three other fitness brands, including Anytime Fitness (appearing on the list for the seventh consecutive year), also ranked among the 40 brands on the list.
The list ranks the smartest-growing franchises from a variety of industries as determined by Franchise Times. The list was compiled using a 10-point formula that includes percentage sales growth, percentage unit growth, dollar sales growth and numerical unit growth for the past three years.
The fitness brands on the list are noted here with their ranking:
No. 1. Club Pilates
No. 2. OrangeTheory Fitness
No. 3. Burn Boot Camp
No. 8. 9Round
No. 17. Planet Fitness
No. 23. Anytime Fitness
No. 28. Workout Anytime
Non-fitness brands on the list included Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers (No. 4), Amazing Lash Studio (No. 5), Restoration 1 (No. 6), Blaze Pizza (No. 7), uBreakiFix (No. 9) and Goldfish Swim School (No. 10).
The full list with details about each brand can be viewed on the Franchise Times website.