9Round Ranked by Franchise Times Among Top Three Smartest-Growing Franchises in 2019
International Kickboxing Franchise Makes the 2019 “Fast & Serious” List at Number Three
January 14, 2019 // Franchising.com // GREENVILLE, S.C. - 9Round Franchising, LCC, was recently ranked third out of 40 franchises included on Franchise Times magazine’s Fast & Serious list for 2019. This is the second consecutive year 9Round has been included on this list.
Franchise Times magazine’s Fast & Serious list ranks the 40 smartest-growing franchise brands over a three-year period. 9Round, which has experienced rapid growth during its 10 years of operation, has been able to increase company sales by 332 percent and locations by 106 percent over the last three years.
“We are pleased to be recognized once again as a smartest-growing franchise and to be in the presence of so many other great franchise brands that made this exclusive list, “said Shannon Hudson, Founder and CEO of 9Round. “When we started 9Round, our ultimate motivation was having no ‘Plan B’ to fall back on. This kept us all laser-focused on cultivating and enhancing the brand, and the growth we have experienced over the years lends support to the success of these efforts.”
Franchise Times developed the Fast & Serious List using a 10-point formula, which analyzed growth per franchise in percentage sales, percentage units, dollar sales and numerical units from over the past three years. The Franchise Times Top 200+, an annual ranking published in October of the largest franchise systems by revenue, is used as a database for the determining the Fast & Serious rankings.
To view 9Round in the full Franchise Times 2019 Fast & Serious list, visit http://www.franchisetimes.com/January-2019/Blaze-Pizza-tops-this-years-Fast-Serious-list-our-annual-ranking-of-the-40-smartest-growing/Fast-Serious-2-10/.
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 770 9Round locations open and operating throughout 42 states and in 16 countries including Canada, Costa Rica, Australia, Argentina, India, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, please visit www.9round.com.