9Round Ranked a Top Franchise for Veterans by Entrepreneur Magazine
International Kickboxing Franchise Makes the 2018 List at Number 42
November 08, 2018 // Franchising.com // GREENVILLE, S.C. - 9Round Franchising, LCC, was recently ranked at number 42 on Entrepreneur magazine’s 2018 list of Top Franchises for Veterans. This is the second year in a row 9Round has been included on this list that highlights a wide variety of franchises that provide advantageous opportunities for veterans.
Entrepreneur magazine’s Top Franchises for Veterans list ranks the top 150 franchises that offer incentives and other programs to help veterans become franchisees. 9Round, which is already associated with low start-up costs, provides veteran-friendly financing options including 15 percent off the initial franchisee fee for veterans specifically.
“9Round is proud to support and offer veterans the opportunity to open their own businesses and become successful entrepreneurs,” said Shannon Hudson, founder and CEO of 9Round. “Over the past several years, we have seen time and again that veterans make great franchisees due to their strong work ethic and motivation to succeed. Because of this, we look forward to each chance we get to add a veteran to our growing network of 9Round franchise owners.”
In order to develop the list of the Top Franchises for Veterans, Entrepreneur invited companies to participate in a survey that requested information regarding each company’s veteran programs. Such information included the company’s veteran incentives and how veteran franchisees are attracted to and supported by the company, as well as how each company scored in the 2018 Franchise 500 list.
To date, 9Round operates more than 750 locations in 42 states and 14 countries. Of these 9Round franchises, more than 100 are owned by veterans.
For more information about owning a 9Round franchise, visit www.9Round.com/fitness-franchises. To view 9Round in the full Entrepreneur magazine Top Franchises for Veterans listing, visit entrepreneur.com/franchises/topfranchiseveterans.
Founded in 2008 by professional kickboxer Shannon Hudson and his wife, Heather, 9Round is a specialized fitness center that brings kickboxing fitness training to the average person in a convenient, affordable, 30-minute, full body circuit format. The program is developed around a proprietary and copyrighted system of nine challenging workout stations developed by Shannon himself. Today, there are more than 750 9Round locations open and operating throughout 42 states in the U.S. and in 13 more countries including Costa Rica, Turkey, Australia, Canada, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Kuwait and Argentina. For more information, please visit www.9round.com.