9 Sign-related Franchises Make Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 500 for 2017

Nine sign-related franchises are included in Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 500 franchise list for 2017. The sign-related listings for this 38th annual compilation are as follows, along with the number of units added/dropped in the past year, and the corresponding percentage change. The year each began franchising follows.

 95. Fastsigns, 8 additions, 1.3%, 1986

100. YESCO Lighting Services, 3 additions, 3.3%, 2011

178. Sir Speedy, 8 deletions, -3.0%, 1968

179. Instant Imprints, 2 additions, 4%, 2001

223. Signarama, no change, 1987

224. Image360, no change, 1987

263. Speed Pro Imaging, 2 additions, 1.2%, 2005

461. Allegra, 7 deletions, -2.6%, 1977

478. PIP printing, 7 deletions, -8.4%, 1968

To see the entire list of the 500 franchises, from #1 to #500, go to https://www.entrepreneur.com/franchises/500/2017/1

Black Enterprise Magazine Names DC Fastsigns(R) Franchise of the Year

Black Enterprise magazine named FASTSIGNS® of Washington, D.C., its Franchise Company of the Year at its 2016 Entrepreneurs Summit held in Miami Beach, Florida. The three-year-old award was granted to the sign business owned and operated by Howard James since 2007. His sales rank in the top 15% of the more than 600 FASTSIGNS franchises located in nine countries. For the full story, go to

https://www.fastsigns.com/newsroom/news-press-releases/article/2016/05/11/fastsigns-of-washington-d.c.-named-franchise-of-the-year-at-black-enterprise-enterpreneurs-summit