Glass companies remain in the Top 400 franchises


Several glass companies have climbed the Franchise Times Top 400 ranking for 2021. Positions on the list are based on the 2020 sales of companies with franchise locations.

Glass Doctor is listed at number 238 with 191 locations, of which 179 are in the US and 12 international locations. Instead of 265 last year, the company opened in 1962 in Seattle and offers a full line of glass repair services. Franchising started in 1977 and the company is franchised by Neighborly. Glass Doctor earned $ 172,623,376 in 2020, representing 0.5% sales growth and 2.1% unit growth.

At number 363, Tint World grossed $ 49,252,997 in 2020 with 85 franchises, including 80 in the United States and five internationally. Last year, the company, founded in 1982 and providing commercial, residential, automotive and marine window tinting and safety film services, ranked at number 429. Tint World is headquartered in Boca Raton, in Florida, and aims to have 300 stores by 2025, after 20.9% sales growth in 2020 and 16.4% unit growth.

Glass Guru’s ranking at number 396 took it from number 426 last year. The company provides window repair and replacement services at 71 franchises in the United States and five in Canada. Its head office is in Roseville, California, where the first outlet opened. The franchise began in 2007. In 2020, Glass Guru’s worldwide sales were $ 37,787,781, a 9.7% drop in sales growth and a 1.3% increase in unit growth.

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