Goodcents Named a 2019 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

February 7, 2019

Independent Survey Shows Goodcents Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with Performance

Goodcents was recently named a top franchise for 2019 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 14thannual ranking of the top 200 award-winning franchise opportunities. The list is available at

Goodcents has 30 years of experience providing high-quality deli fresh subs, house-baked breads and pasta. Headquartered in DeSoto, Kan. with 75 locations across the country, the company is known for its signature bread baked fresh in the restaurants every day, slicing sandwich meats and cheeses to order, and hearty pasta meals. With locations currently in eight states, including Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, South Dakota, Arizona and Minnesota, the franchise has a rapidly growing footprint across the U.S., with plans to also expand internationally.

Franchise Business Review, a franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction, provides the only rankings and awards for franchise companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. Franchise Business Review publishes its rankings of the top 200 franchises in its annual Guide to Today’s Top Franchises.

Goodcents was among 310 franchise brands, representing over 30,000 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research. Goodcents franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.

The Goodcents Franchise Satisfaction Index score (72.9) exceeded the Franchise Business Review Benchmark score (70.4), with notably high performance in the ‘financial opportunity’ and ‘training and support’ categories. In the Food and Beverage specific category Goodcents Franchise Satisfaction Index score (72.9) was also significantly higher than the Benchmark score (65.9). Franchisees rated Goodcents highly in the categories of ‘Enjoy the Business’, ‘Trust the organization’ and said they would recommend the franchise to others.

“There are thousands of different franchise opportunities available to prospective business owners today, with more popping up every day. It’s a great time to ‘be your own boss’ but it’s also important to do your homework to find the right fit,” says Eric Stites, CEO of Franchise Business Review. “Our independent research of franchisee satisfaction helps entrepreneurs discover the top franchise opportunities in every industry category – including fitness, travel, food, services, and retail. This year’s Franchisee Satisfaction Award winners truly are the best-of-the-best.”

“It is an honor to be recognized as one of the top franchises in the country for the second year in a row,” said Mike O’Toole, Chief Growth and Support Officer for Goodcents. “We have a wonderful family of franchisees and take great pride in our unique, personalized approach to supporting each of them every day.”

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