Proforma Named in Forbes 'Top 20 Franchises to Start'

Proforma was recognized for a favorable survival rate, large support center staff and low initial franchise fee by Forbes. Ranked number seven in the publication's inaugural 'Top 20 Franchises to Start,' Proforma rises to the top as a good option for distributors and entrepreneurs who are looking to get into business for themselves, but not by themselves.

With more than 100 staff members to assist Proforma owners, an initial franchise fee of $19,000 or less and an average royalty rate of 7 percent, Proforma offers a proven business model.

“This year has been an incredible year for us. We have launched numerous support programs for our owners and have noticed growth within our network,” said Greg Muzzillo, founder and co-CEO of Proforma, Cleveland. “To be included in Forbes listing of the Top 20 Franchises to Start shows the franchising industry, as well as the printing and promotional products industries, that we deliver on our promises to our franchise owners across the country.”

Proforma owners have access to a suite of marketing materials and a selection of business development resources including teams specializing in recruiting, mergers and acquisitions, appointment setting and North American major accounts. In addition, owners receive back-end support and benefit from a network of more than 200 of the industry's top suppliers.