Marco's Pizza Named to Entrepreneur's Top 500 Franchises

33% Growth, Commitment to Quality Keep Marco's Pizza Among Top-Ranked Franchises

TOLEDO, OH - (Marketwired - Jan 14, 2014) - Marco's Pizza is once again included on Entrepreneur magazine's prestigious annual Franchise 500, a respected guide of top franchise opportunities.

Marco's emphasis on growth in 2013 - it added 109 stores, a growth rate of 33% last year alone -- along with its continued focus on quality helped propel it to No. 104 on the list.

"There are a lot of pizza franchises out there, but at Marco's we really do things differently. We strive to make the perfect pie, every time, and our goal is to be the Five Guys of the pizza segment. The pizza industry is very fragmented, and there are a lot of people out there competing to make a cheaper pizza. We want customers who come to us because our pizza is the best, most authentically Italian pie there is," says CEO Jack Butorac.

About Marco's

Marco's was founded in 1978 in Toledo, Ohio, when Pat Giammarco, a native Italian, decided to open a pizza place that honored the culinary traditions of his boyhood home. Now with 400-plus units across the country, Marco's has never strayed from Giammarco's vision of authentic Italian pizza. At Marco's, we make dough fresh in-store daily and use only premium meats, authentic cheeses and fresh-cut veggies for our pies.

Although Marco's is true to its Italian roots, the company embraces pizza as an American tradition. According to Gallup, 91% of Americans eat pizza once a month. Demand for delivery pizza remains high. Entrepreneur sees food as a solid bet in the franchising industry, listing it among its top five segments to watch.
Marco's Pizza is expected to hit the 500-store mark in mid-2014, and prime territories are still available throughout the country. Investors can expect to pay, on average, $350,000 for a Marco's Pizza franchise, with a franchise fee of $25,000. They will need a net worth of $150,000 and $100,000 in liquid assets.

For more information about franchise opportunities at Marco's Pizza, go to www.marcosfranchising.com.

Media Contact:

Ellen Margulies
emargulies@brandjournalists.com
615-499-4410

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