Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 - Entrepreneur magazine has ranked Brightway Insurance, a leading national independent insurance retailer, the #1 insurance agency franchise in the magazine’s 34th annual Franchise 500 issue.
The Franchise 500 list is based on financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system. Companies that make the list are judged by their objectives and quantifiable measures of the franchise operation.
“Brightway Insurance has defined itself as the leading insurance retailer focusing on the customer experience,” said Brightway’s CEO, David Miller. “With the success of our franchisees, as well as our industry leading systems and execution, Brightway is looking forward to another record setting year as customers and franchisees continue to trust Brightway with their needs.”
Brightway Insurance, with more than 110 stores nationwide, has experienced significant growth in recent years and plans to open 50 new franchise stores in 2013. In 2012, Brightway announced plans to expand its brand into 17 states.
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Founded in 2003, Brightway Insurance has become a leading national independent insurance retailer. The company’s focus on creating the “ideal customer experience” has resulted in an industry-leading customer retention rate of 93 percent and increasing growth. From 2010 to 2011, sales grew from $108 million to $168 million and have already eclipsed $240 million in 2012. Brightway Insurance is already an Inc. 500|5000 Fastest Growing Company, making the list for the last five consecutive years. Supporting this growth is the fact that since its founding, more than 90 percent of individual agency owners are still in successful operation to this day. For the previous three years, Florida Trend has ranked Brightway Insurance on its list of the top 100 “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For,” and in 2012, Trend also recognized Brightway as one of the top 350 companies in the state in terms of revenue. For more information, visit http://www.brightwayinsurance.com or call 888-254-5014.
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