Novus Recognized as Top Franchise by Entrepreneur 500

Novus Recognized as Top Franchisee by Entrepreneur 500

Since 1980, Entrepreneur Magazine has been publishing a list of the top businesses in franchising, celebrating the best in the franchise world by collecting data submitted in questionnaire form by the franshisor, along with the current Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). This year, NOVUS Glass was ranked 120 out of over 1,000 submissions.

The franchise industry keeps going strong, notes Entrepreneur Magazine,“offering companies of all different stripes an effective mode of expansion, and affording thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to open their own business within an established brand.”The Franchise 500® is considered an important measure for franchisors and a valuable tool for those considering franchise ownership.

“We are thrilled to be ranked so highly in the Entrepreneur 500,” said Steve Leal, CEO of NOVUS. “I would like to thank our excellent support staff for helping our franchisees achieve success. It is their success that keeps the company growing.”

According to the Entrepreneur press release, “The key factors that go into the evaluation include 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.” To be awarded the rank of 120, NOVUS scored high in all areas.

NOVUS Glass, part of the Fix Automotive Network, began franchising in 1985 and now has over 1,300 service locations in more than 30 countries.  With such a wide and well-known network, the NOVUS Glass franchisee instantly becomes part of a globally recognized brand. In addition, their training program is the most comprehensive and thorough in the industry, and franchisees experience everything from making sales calls to the repair and replacement of windshields. Providing a lower cost entry point, NOVUS is the perfect business for the first-time business owner. With in-house and third-party financing option, programs for veterans, anda number of female franchise owners, NOVUS Glass welcomes all would-be entrepreneurs to look at their Franchise 500® opportunity!

To view NOVUS Glass in the full ranking, visit Results can also be seen in the January/February 2019 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 15th. To learn more about the NOVUS opportunity, go to or call 800-944-6811.