Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery is Named To Franchise Times Top 200+ List
Leading Pet Retailer Franchise Ranked On List of Largest United States Franchises
October 10, 2018 // Franchising.com // LITTLETON, Colo. - Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery announced today that it has been named to Franchise Times’ Top 200+ list, which is an exclusive ranking of the 500 largest franchises. Based on the company’s worldwide system sales and number of locations, Wag N’ Wash has been placed alongside the most reputable pet retail concepts across the county.
This recognition validates the tremendous growth the company has experienced in the past year. In 2017, the brand generated more than $15.3 million and is on track to increase its 2018 revenue by 23 percent. Today, Wag N’ Wash has nearly 20 locations open nationwide.
“With every incredible milestone we reach, we are honored and inspired to reflect on our success in the pet retail industry,” said Rob Flanagan, President of Wag N’ Wash. "The recognition from Franchise Times is for each our franchisees, and team here at Wag Headquarters that is driving our mission to enhance the lives of companion’s animals across the planet. As we grow, we’re continuing to strengthen our position in the field and providing more families and their companion animals an experience like no other.”
Using a combination of companies’ voluntary reports and the most recent franchise disclosure documents, the Franchise Times Top 200+ is an annual ranking of the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States by global systemwide sales, based on the previous year's performance. The project is the result of a five-month research and reporting effort each year that results in the most credible and objective franchise ranking available.
To qualify for the ranking, companies must be a legal United States franchise, with its headquarters based in the United States or at least 10 percent of their total units located in the country. Franchisees must also own at least 15 percent of the company’s total units. The 200 franchises with the top global systemwide sales, including total sales for both franchise and company units, receive the highest rankings.
A premier destination for your companion animals, Wag N’ Wash offers self-wash and grooming services, natural food products and fresh-made bakery items that are soy-free, corn-free and preservative free. The retail space is a central spot for your dog or cat where you can “wash ‘em, feed ‘em and spoil ‘em, all in one cool place!”
With nearly 20 locations open throughout the country, Wag N’ Wash is focused on growing the brand in new markets with qualified franchisees who have the ambition and skillset to succeed with the company.
The average investment to own and operate a Wag N’ Wash 3,500-4,200 square foot store is approximately $638,420. This includes the initial franchise fee of $45,000, build-out costs, training expenses, the first three months of rent, furniture, signage, computer equipment, inventory and supplies, initial advertising and grand opening costs. Two- and three-unit agreements are also available to select and qualified candidates.
About The Franchise Times Top 200+
The Franchise Times Top 200+® is the only ranking by systemwide sales and units of the largest 500 U.S.-based franchise brands. Published in the October issue and available in a searchable database online, the Franchise Times Top 200+ also analyzes industry sectors based on percentage change in sales growth, reports the 10 fastest- growing franchises by four different measures, and includes exclusive news stories about the biggest names in franchising. The rankings and full report, and the searchable online database, are available at www.franchisetimes.com.
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