ProSource Wholesale Ranked in Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive 42nd Annual Franchise 500®

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St. Louis, MO – ProSource Wholesale® recently ranked in ​Entrepreneur ​magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500® ranks ​PROSOURCE WHOLESALE ​as ​261 ​for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

“We are so pleased and appreciative of the recognition achieved by ProSource’s franchisees and their staffs. 2020 certainly included a number of challenges but it also created opportunities to work more closely with the Pros and franchisees we serve,” said Eric Bernstein, President of ProSource Wholesale. “It was a testament to the strength and commitment of the system and being recognized by Entrepreneur as a top franchise is quite an acknowledgement of those efforts.”

“2020 was a challenging year for everyone, but it was also a year of unusual opportunity,” says Jason Feifer, Entrepreneur editor-in-chief. “Franchises were able to be nimble and innovative, serving the needs of franchisees and customers in ways that will resonate for many years to come. We believe that, when we eventually look back on this time, we’ll see it as a moment when many brands defined themselves for the future.”

In Entrepreneur’s continuing effort to best understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace, the company’s 42-year-old ranking formula continues to evolve as well. 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.

Over its 42 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. ProSource Wholesale’s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.

To view ProSource Wholesale in the full ranking, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. Results can also be seen in the January/February 2021 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 26th.

About ProSource Wholesale Franchise Opportunity

ProSource Wholesale has been helping trade pros and their customers complete successful projects since 1991. With 148 showrooms in North America ProSource Wholesale continues to play a significant role in trade professionals’ success by connecting people, products and projects. ProSource Wholesale provides franchisees with many benefits including:

  • Low operating costs
  • Strong cash flow
  • No accounts receivable
  • Limited inventory
  • No retail hours
  • No installation services
  • Exceptional franchisee supportTo learn more about ProSource franchise opportunities visit ​www.FranchiseProSourceWholesale.com​ ​or call (314) 506-0078.

Why Open a ProSource Wholesale® Franchise?

  • In business for yourself, but not by yourself — we support you every step of the way and in every area of your business
  • Qualified customer base — the members-only model means we only work with trade pros who are invested in ProSource as part of their team
  • High-quality products — it’s easy to market our flooring, kitchen, bath and plumbing products because they are fashion-forward and made to last at wholesale prices
  • Customized plans for your market — we help you create a customized marketing plan based on your specific area
  • It’s all about relationships — the ProSource Wholesale model is service-oriented, making it perfect for entrepreneurs who love connecting with others
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ProSource Wholesale is not your typical home improvement store. We have specifically designed our model to address the needs of our clients and our franchise owners alike, creating mutually beneficial business relationships. For our trade pro members, ProSource offers a showroom of beautiful home products to help their clients create their dream homes, and a friendly and dedicated team to facilitate that process. In return, franchise owners are able to create ongoing relationships with trade pros instead of chasing individual retail sales.

Of course, both sides of this equation are supported by our corporate team, ensuring that everyone receives what they need, every step of the way.

ProSource Wholesale:

The #1 Home Improvement Wholesale Source

Since 1991, ProSource has been a leading resource for trade pros and their clients. Our unique approach sets us apart from all other home improvement franchise opportunities. Rather than utilizing a retail model where you sit and wait for the customers to come to you, our franchise opportunity is designed for proactive self-starters who would rather use their stellar relationship-building skills to create a customer base.

With over 145 showrooms across North America, our scope and influence in the industry continue to grow.

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