Villa Enterprises Named An Entrepreneur Magazine Top 500 Franchise
Villa Gains Recognition As A Top 10 Pizza Franchise
February 04, 2008 // Franchising.com // MORRISTOWN, NJ – Villa Enterprises, one of the nation's fastest growing multi-concept franchisors, has been named the 318th Best Overall Franchise in Entrepreneur Magazines 29th Annual Franchise 500. The Entrepreneur list is considered the world's best and most comprehensive franchise listing. 800 franchise companies with over 436,250 franchise units across the globe were surveyed to compile this year's coveted Top 500 Franchise List. The Franchise 500 encompasses businesses representing all sectors of the franchise world from Jiffy Lube, to Gymboree and Pearl Vision Inc. Villa Enterprises was also ranked as a Top 10 Pizza Franchise along side Pizza Hut, Papa Johns and Dominos.
This is a great honor for Villa Enterprises and at # 318 Villa was ranked higher than Friendly's (#433), Saladworks (#466) and Ledo Pizza (#498) to name just a few. Executive Editor of Entrepreneur Magazine Maria Anton adds, "People read this list because they dream of owning their own business and believe that with the right franchise, they can finally achieve their dream and even change their life." Villa Enterprises and its affiliates now have over 300 stores in 38 states and 6 countries. In addition to Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen, Villa Enterprises operates Casa Java and the Green Leaf's Brands, which include Green Leaf's, Bananas and South Philly Steaks & Fries.