January 20, 2011 // Franchising.com // Southbury, Conn. – AllBusiness has named FranchisEsource Brands International's (FSBI) The Entrepreneur's Source® and AdviCoach® to its third annual "AllStar Franchise" rankings. The comprehensive listing spotlights the nation's top 300 franchise companies.
The Entrepreneur's Source, North America's leading career and franchise business coaching company ranks No. 78 this year, up from No. 151 in 2010. Jumping more than 100 spots to No. 150 from No. 256 in 2010, AdviCoach is a rapidly expanding business coaching franchise dedicated to helping and motivating small to mid-sized business owners reach their goals.
Both brands fall under the FSBI umbrella, the 300-plus unit multi-brand franchisor, specializing in business coaching under widely recognized brand names, which also include Expense Reduction Consulting® and Business Partner® Marketing Coach, as well as Decor & You®.
The 2011 AllBusiness "AllStar Franchise" rankings assessed the strengths of franchising companies based upon criteria such as franchise unit growth rate, financial strength, system size, availability of financing, and Web (brand) visibility. The company's team of editors researched, compiled, and analyzed more than 800 franchise systems to compile the AllBusiness "AllStar Franchise" list, which draws upon the in-depth financial analysis of its parent company, Dun and Bradstreet.
In addition to being named to the list, AdviCoach ranked in the top 20 percent of the survey's growth category (No. 49).
"This ranking further validates our brand's strategic growth," said Brian Miller, president and COO of FSBI. "Our concepts are performing well and the growth we're experiencing is a testament to the relevance of our business models in today's economy."
FSBI is extending its dominant position in the business coaching and consulting industry through a well-planned expansion strategy. Currently, FSBI captures 33 percent of the professional coaching sector.
FranchisEsource Brands International (FSBI) is a multi-brand business coaching franchisor with high-performance brands dedicated to the advancement of the entrepreneur and those who aspire to be one. Today, FSBI's business coaching brands dominate the $1.5 billion business coaching market with a commanding 33 percent of the business coaching and consulting franchise market in North America. With a 25-plus year history in franchising, Terry Powell, CEO of FSBI, is recognized as the founder of the business coaching profession with the establishment of The Entrepreneur's Source®, AdviCoach®, Business Partner® Marketing Coach, Expense Reduction Consulting®, Decor & You®, Franchise Match® and Women Empowered by Business (WEBB).