Christian Brothers Automotive Soars To New Heights On Entrepreneur Magazine’s 40th Annual Franchise 500® List
Auto Repair Franchise Ranked #210 in Repair and Maintenance Services
January 28, 2019 // Franchising.com // HOUSTON - Christian Brothers Automotive announced today that it has been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® list, considered the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Christian Brothers has been rated second in the “Repair and Maintenance” category of the “Automotive” section and number 210 overall.
The prestigious award validates the progress the company has made in the past year. In 2018, Christian Brothers added 21 new franchise locations, a record number of openings for brand that brought the total to more than 190 locations in 25 states throughout the United States.
“We are honored to receive this ranking and proud to see the result of all that we have invested into our infrastructure to make this growth happen,” said Josh Wall, chief development officer for Christian Brothers. "We look forward to building upon this expansion in 2019 as we form new relationships, build on our strategic growth efforts and offer our existing franchisees continued support.”
The key factors that go into Entrepreneur’s evaluation include costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. All franchises are given a cumulative score based on more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.
“As we celebrate 40 years of producing the Franchise 500, it’s a good opportunity to step back and look at how much has changed since that first ranking in 1980,” says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur. “While the franchise business model has changed little, the strongest franchise brands are constantly evolving and innovating to keep up with changing trends and technology.”
Christian Brothers Automotive is a professional auto care maintenance and repair company that has made an enormous impression on the industry. They take the hassle of maintaining a vehicle by making it a positive experience through providing knowledge, honesty and genuine car expertise to their services.
Entrepreneurially spirited individuals interested in owning a Christian Brothers Automotive franchise should have the ability to invest $458,950, which includes working capital and a typical franchise fee of $135,000. Plus, Christian Brothers Automotive is a proud partner of the VetFran program. Approved candidates receive 10% off of the total franchise fee. Ideal Christian Brothers Automotive franchise candidates are strong leaders with experience leading a team. They prioritize giving back and engaging with their local community in order to ultimately make a difference for everyone around them.
Over its 40 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. Christian Brothers’ position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.
To view Christian Brothers Automotive in the full ranking, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500.
To learn more about Christian Brothers Automotive, visit: https://www.cbac.com.
About Christian Brothers Automotive Corporation
Dedicated to its brand mission “To glorify God, by loving your neighbor as yourself” Christian Brothers Automotive has firmly planted its roots in faith, honesty and trust, which have proven to be clear differentiators in the competitive auto services and repair industry, a $380 billion sector in the U.S. economy. With its guiding principles instilled from the very first location, which opened in 1982, Christian Brothers Automotive has successfully expanded to more than 190 locations in 25 states. The Houston-based company delivers a variety of professional auto-care services including upkeep, maintenance, and repair.
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