Crunch Franchising Named 2018 Best-in-Fitness Category by Franchise Business Review
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Crunch Franchising Named 2018 Best-in-Fitness Category by Franchise Business Review

Highest Franchisees Satisfaction in Fitness Category Honor Extends Crunch's 5-Year Streak in Top 50 Awards

NEW YORK - Feb. 12, 2018 // PRNewswire // - Crunch Fitness, the health club brand known for making serious fitness fun through innovative programming and an inclusive atmosphere, was named Best-in-Category in the Fitness sector in Franchise Business Review's list of the top franchises for 2018.

Following a year of tremendous growth that pushed Crunch past the one-million-member mark and into more than 250 locations across 24 US states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia and Spain, this independent survey demonstrates the brand's ability to continually offer a market leading health club experience to consumers while providing a rewarding and consistent business experience to franchisees.

Performed by Franchise Business Review, a franchise market research firm, this independent survey of franchisee satisfaction is one of the only rankings and awards for franchise companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. Franchise Business Review publishes its rankings of the top 200 franchises in its annual Guide to Today's Top Franchises.

Crunch Fitness was among 334 franchise brands, representing over 30,000 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review's research. Crunch's franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.

"We have been fortunate enough to be a five-year recipient of the FBR 50 Franchisee Satisfaction Award, but this is the first time we have been rated as number one," said Ben Midgley, CEO of Crunch Franchising.

"We want to sincerely thank our great network of owners for the hard work they put in each day and for their open and honest feedback. We are thrilled to be receiving this award and to be number one in the Fitness industry."

"As an independent research firm, we rate the franchise companies in the marketplace today and identify those that have the highest levels of satisfaction and performance among their franchisees in order to help entrepreneurs when choosing which franchise to invest in," said Eric Stites, CEO of Franchise Business Review. "The companies on this year's list are the top performing brands in the areas critical to their franchisees' success."

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About Crunch

Crunch is a gym that believes in making serious exercise fun by fusing fitness and entertainment and pioneering a philosophy of 'No Judgments.' Crunch serves a fitness community for all types of people, with all types of goals, exercising all different ways; working it out at the same place together. Today, we are renowned for creating one-of-a-kind group fitness classes and unique programming for our wildly diverse members. Headquartered in New York City, Crunch serves over 1,200,000 members with over 250 gyms worldwide in 24 states, Puerto Rico and 4 countries. Crunch is rapidly expanding across the U.S. and around the globe.

SOURCE Crunch Fitness



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