October 19, 2009 // Franchising.com // WACO, Texas – Glass Doctor is ranked No. 243 on the Franchise Times Top Franchise Systems list.
Franchise Times bases its selections on annual sales in 2008. Last year Glass Doctor reported $140 million in sales with 163 franchise units in the United States and two in Canada.
Glass Doctor expects to finish the fourth quarter of 2009 strong by adding seven U.S. franchises and four Canadian franchise locations. This year 14 new locations have opened across North America.
Established in 1962 in Seattle, Glass Doctor started franchising in 1977 with a shop in Atlanta. Today there are more than 175 Glass Doctor franchise owners.
Glass Doctor is seeking qualified franchise owners in major markets across the U.S. and Canada, such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Francisco and Toronto. Open mid-size markets include Dayton, Ohio; Duluth, Minn.; Eugene, Ore.; McAllen, Texas; Nashville, Tenn.; and Wichita, Kan. Financial assistance is available to new franchise owners, especially military veterans through The Dwyer Group VetFran program.
From windows to windshields to storefronts, Glass Doctor can handle any glass services need. Glass Doctor also offers custom glass services, such as tub and shower enclosures, entry door glass and mirrors. Established in 1962 with one shop in Seattle, Wash., today Glass Doctor offers complete glass repair, replacement and services to the residential, automotive, and commercial markets at more than 375 locations in the United States and Canada.