Fish Window Cleaning® Ranked Among Top Franchises In Entrepreneur's Highly Competitive Franchise 500®

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Missouri-Based Window Cleaning Franchise Honored Again on Prestigious List

“We are so honored to once again be included on this prestigious list”, said Fish Window Cleaning President, Randy Cross.

Fish Window Cleaning® was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®, the world’s most comprehensive franchise ranking. The Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. Recognized as an invaluable resource for entrepreneurs, the 2023 Franchise 500® ranks Fish Window Cleaning as #278 for its performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

Originally founded by Mike Merrick in January of 1978, Fish Window Cleaning has been franchising for 25 years. The brand’s first franchise location opened in Tampa, FL in 1998 and has since grown to be a system of over 275 franchise locations across the United States.

“We are so honored to once again be included on this prestigious list”, said Fish Window Cleaning President, Randy Cross. “While the last couple of years have been challenging for our staff and franchisees, this ranking is validation of their hard work and efforts, as well as the strength of our brand and model. I am very excited about what’s ahead in 2023.”

In Entrepreneur’s continuing effort to best understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace, the company’s 44-year-old ranking formula continues to evolve as well. The editorial team researches and assesses several factors that go into the evaluation including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.

Over its 44 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. FISH’s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.

To view Fish Window Cleaning in the full ranking, visit Results can also be seen in the January/February 2023 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 17th.

About Fish Window Cleaning

Fish Window Cleaning® was founded in St. Louis in 1978 and is now the largest window cleaning franchise in the country, with over 275 locations nationwide. FISH provides service to more than 200,000 commercial and residential customers. Free estimates and customized service plans tailored to each customer’s needs and budget are just a few offered benefits. For more information, visit or call 1-877-707-FISH (3474).

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