Rita’s Italian Ice Named as One of 2017’s Most Powerful Franchises

Rita's Italian Ice Named as One of 2017's Most Powerful Franchises

Rita’s Italian Ice Ranked 99 by Entrepreneur Magazine

Rita's Italian Ice Named as One of 2017's Most Powerful FranchisesRita’s Italian Ice has been selected as one of 2017’s top franchises, as determined by Entrepreneur Magazine, coming in at number 99. The ranking is determined by scrutinizing franchises to decide which brands are doing the best job of building up their recognition and influence. Being featured on the 2017 Top Franchise Brands list is an admirable feat as the standards are high. Entrepreneur determines their list using a set of standardized, objective and quantifiable criterion, including number of years in business, number of years in franchising, system size, social media followers and overall reputation.

“This list is among the most comprehensive rankings of franchise brands in the world, and Rita’s is thrilled to be featured,” says Victoria Coia, Franchise Development Manager, Rita’s Italian Ice. “Our team has been working incredibly hard, and we are excited to see it pay off. Happy Franchisees and happy guests are what keep us wired for success, and it’s been full steam ahead at Rita’s bringing our deliciously fresh products across the country.”

Rita’s has gone to great lengths to ensure their high brand standards are met at each location. Franchisees attend Cool University where they learn the proper way to make products. This is particularly important because Rita’s Italian Ices are made fresh, on-site at each location. That consistent freshness is what sets Rita’s apart from the crowd. Customers know to expect the best at each and every visit.

With more than 600 franchise locations open across the world, the Rita’s brand is becoming a powerhouse in the dessert category. Since opening in 1984, Rita’s has gained a mass following due to quality products, top-notch service and a family-friendly atmosphere. For more information on how you can join the Rita’s team, visit OwnARitas.com.

Ranked #1 in Nation’s Restaurant News “Consumer Pick’s 2014” for Service and Value in the Frozen Treat category and 14th overall in the Limited-Service category, Rita’s Franchise Company is the largest Italian Ice concept in the world with more than 600 stores in the U.S. The company is aggressively expanding internationally with operating locations in Canada, Philippines, the Caribbean and Middle East.? Rita’s, headquartered in Trevose, Pa., was also named one of the Top 25 Franchise High Performers by the Wall Street Journal’s “Startup Journal” and ranks #81 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s “2014 Franchise 500” list. For more information about Rita’s franchise opportunities, please call 1-800- 677-7482 or visit: http://www.ownaritas.com.