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January 16, 2013

Fish Window Cleaning® Again Named Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Company

ST. LOUIS, MO — For the tenth year St. Louis-based Fish Window Cleaning® has been named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500.

FISH was ranked 122nd on this year’s list based on financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the franchise system. Other factors considered, according to Entrepreneur Magazine, are the number of years a company has been in business and the length of time it has been franchising, startup costs, litigation, percentage of terminations, and whether the company provides financing.     

After reviewing entries from among the over 2500 franchises currently operating, 834 franchise organizations made the first cut for the list from which the final 2013 Franchise 500 companies were chosen.

Fish Window Cleaning was founded in 1978 and began franchising in 1998.  FISH is the largest window cleaning company in the country with over 240 national locations serving over 150,000 customers annually.  The organization ranked 14th in the 2012 Franchisee Satisfaction Survey conducted by Franchise Business Review, 68th on Dun & Bradstreet’s AllBusiness Allstars 2012 Top 100 Franchises, and was named to the 2012  Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing businesses.