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‘Franchise Times’ Ranks Just Between Friends a Top U.S. Franchise

Posted Nov 26th, 2018

JBF claims a coveted spot on the annual ‘Franchise Times’ list

Just Between Friends (JBF) consignment sales franchise adds another award to its long list of honors. Franchise Times, a respected trade magazine covering the franchise community, ranks Just Between Friends at No. 451, up 30 spots from last year, on its annual Top 200+ list, (which actually ranks the top 500 out of all the U.S. franchise systems).

This list is the most comprehensive ranking of 500 of more than 3,000 franchises in America, is backed by more than 20 years of research, and is the only objective ranking available.

Seven researchers and reporters take five months to collect, verify and analyze each franchise’s global systemwide sales, based on the previous year’s performance. The current ranking reports global system-wide sales of $29.1 million for JBF in 2017.

“We are thrilled to be recognized as a top franchise by Franchise Times,” said Shannon Wilburn, co-founder and CEO of Just Between Friends. “We have been pleased with our company’s recent growth, but it’s affirming to be recognized by industry leaders, too. For JBF, our focus is all about helping others. So, when I see that sales figure, I know that our company has made an impact in communities all over the country. We’ve helped families make and save money — and we’ll continue to do so. That’s what matters most.”

Just Between Friends is an award-winning franchise

2018 has been a year full of awards for the consignment sales franchise. Just Between Friends has been recognized with several honors this year, including:

Named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Most Affordable Franchise list

Franchise Business Review’s Top Franchise Leader, a Top Low-cost Franchise and a Top Franchise for Women

Franchise Business Review’s 50 Rockstar Franchisees for 2018 (Matt and Jennifer Hundley of North Bay, California)

Franchise Business Review’s FBR50 List (based on franchisee satisfaction)

Franchise Times Top 200+ list (a ranking of the top 500 U.S. frachises)

Now is the time to join JBF franchise and help families in your community

Just Between Friends franchise is the leading pop-up consignment sales event franchise in North America. From our beginnings in a Tulsa living room in 1997, the JBF brand has grown to more than 150 franchises in the United States. By helping families buy and sell their outgrown children’s clothing, baby gear, games and toys, maternity items, and much, much more, we have become a nationally recognized brand.

JBF is an affordable franchise to launch and run, with an initial investment ranging from $38,555 to $54,575 (for one unit). Our business model is based upon altruism. Since our start, our franchisees have helped more than 1 million families nationwide save money on buying children’s clothing, games, toys, maternity and baby gear.

To learn more about franchising with us, explore the research pages on our website or request a copy of our free Franchise Information Report.