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Pearle Vision® Carries Increased Franchising Momentum into 2018

Entrepreneur Franchise 500 ranking and new openings reinforce the value of our optical franchise opportunity

Pearle Vision’s 2017 franchising achievements have brought even more clarity and focus to the brand’s growth – expansion that includes Pearle Vision strategically opening and adding to its development pipeline new EyeCare Centers across North America.

Now, to build upon the momentum, Pearle Vision has earned a prestigious franchise industry accolade, reinforcing the strength of the optical franchise opportunity. Pearle Vision has earned the #1 ranking in the Health Products category of Entrepreneur magazine’s “2018 Franchise 500” list, considered the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking.

“We’re at a pivotal point of our historic brand,” said Alex Wilkes, General Manager for Pearle Vision. “The ranking on Entrepreneur’s ‘2018 Franchise 500’ list validates the energy and momentum behind the concept. The commitment we have made in recent years to cement Pearle Vision as the premium eye care brand, and category leader, continues to earn recognition. From the introduction of a game-changing operating model to our innovative marketing programs, we are pulling the right levers to foster growth and position Pearle Vision as an attractive franchise investment.”

In the past 12 months, new Pearle Vision EyeCare Centers have opened coast to coast with new franchisees in Bellevue, WA, Atlanta, GA, suburban Detroit and suburban Oklahoma City. Plus, existing franchisees are deepening their connection to the brand by investing in additional locations. From New England to Florida and Arizona to Ohio, seasoned franchisees who understand the strength of Pearle Vision’s complete value proposition have their sights set on new center growth.

A trio of area developer agreements in 2017 is also fueling Pearle Vision’s growth. Launched in early 2017, the new opportunity has resulted in Pearle Vision awarding groups of qualified franchise investors the rights to open throughout entire designated market areas (DMAs) or states. Thus far, area developer groups are planning to or have already opened centers in Tampa and Phoenix.

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Prime U.S. markets remain available for expansion and the company is working to fill all available territories.

If you’re interested in a profitable franchise opportunity in a proven concept with name recognition and top-of-the line training and support, you might be a good fit for Pearle Vision. To learn more about the Pearle Vision franchise opportunity, fill out a form to contact a Pearle Vision franchise representative and download our free executive summary.

This article is not intended as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy a franchise. Within the U.S.A., we offer franchises solely by means of our Franchise Disclosure Document. Certain states in the U.S.A. and certain other countries have laws governing the offer and sale of franchises. If you are a resident of one of these states or countries, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable franchise investment law requirements in your jurisdiction.


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