Glass Companies Remain in Franchise Top 400

Several glass companies rose in ranks on the Franchise Times Top 400 for 2021 list. The positions on the list are based on sales in 2020 by companies with franchised locations.

Glass Doctor is listed at number 238 with 191 locations, including 179 in the U.S. and 12 international locations. Up from spot 265 last year, the company opened in 1962 in Seattle and provides a full range of glass repair services. Franchising began in 1977 and the company is franchised by Neighborly. Glass Doctor earned $172,623,376 in 2020, a .5% growth in sales and 2.1% unit growth.

At number 363, Tint World brought in $49,252,997 in 2020 with 85 franchises, including 80 in the U.S. and five internationally. Last year, the company, founded in 1982 and providing commercial, residential, automotive and marine window tinting and security film services, ranked number 429. Tint World is headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., and has a goal of having 300 stores by 2025, after 20.9% sales growth in 2020 and 16.4% unit growth.

Glass Guru’s ranking at number 396 brings it up from number 426 last year. The company offers repair and replacement window services in 71 franchises in the U.S. and five in Canada. Its headquarters is in Roseville, Calif., where the first outlet opened. Franchising began in 2007. In 2020, Glass Guru’s global sales were $37,787,781, which was a decrease of 9.7% sales growth and an increase of 1.3% unit growth.

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