9Round Joins Ranks of Club Industry Top 100 Health Clubs of 2019
International kickboxing franchise makes the list at number 46, its highest ranking to-date
September 03, 2019 // Franchising.com // GREENVILLE, S.C. - 9Round Franchising, LLC, was recently named by Club Industry as one of the fitness industry’s top 100 health clubs of 2019. 9Round’s tremendous growth throughout the past year earned the brand its highest placement yet on this competitive ranking with the number 46 spot on this year’s list.
“It has been a remarkable year for 9Round, and we are honored to be recognized by Club Industry for the growth and development that landed us in the top 50% of this year’s Top 100 Health Clubs list,” said Shannon Hudson, Founder and CEO of 9Round. “As we continue to expand, now with a brand presence in a total of 19 countries, I look forward to continuing on this positive growth trajectory throughout the remainder of this next year.”
The primary determining factor that placed 9Round on the list this year was 2018 gross revenue. From 2017 to 2018, 9Round experienced an impressive double-digit revenue increase of 41%, having surpassed $22 million in sales.
9Round’s ranking on this year’s list also places the brand in an elite group comprised of just 21 ranked clubs with reported revenue increases exceeding 10%. Furthermore, only nine of those 21 clubs were franchised brands, deeming 9Round as one of the top leaders in franchising success named to the 2019 Club Industry list.
To view the full Top 100 Health Clubs List, visit https://www.clubindustry.com/awards-rankings/club-industrys-top-100-health-clubs-2019.
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 800 9Round locations open and operating throughout 42 states and in 19 countries including Canada, Costa Rica, Australia, Argentina, Guatemala, India, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Ecuador, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, please visit www.9round.com.