Franchise of the Day: A Teen Started This No. 1 Ranked Franchise

Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox

Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now!
Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy
Franchise of the Day: A Teen Started This No. 1 Ranked Franchise
Image credit: Jimmy John's | Facebook
Staff writer. Frequently covers franchise news and food trends.
1 min read
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

The franchise is really freaky fast, like really. Its speed may be part of the reason it ranked as No. 1 in Entrepreneur’s 2016 Franchise 500 list.  

Over its 23 years of operation, Jimmy John’s has seen a steady increase in profit, investment and number of units.

Looking for a fun fact about the franchise? The sandwich shop was founded in 1982 by 19-year-old James J. Liautaud in Charleston, Ill.

More from Entrepreneur

Get heaping discounts to books you love delivered straight to your inbox. We’ll feature a different book each week and share exclusive deals you won’t find anywhere else.
Jumpstart Your Business. Entrepreneur Insider is your all-access pass to the skills, experts, and network you need to get your business off the ground—or take it to the next level.
Entrepreneur Store scours the web for the newest software, gadgets & web services. Explore our giveaways, bundles, "Pay What You Want" deals & more.

Latest on Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Media, Inc. values your privacy. In order to understand how people use our site generally, and to create more valuable experiences for you, we may collect data about your use of this site (both directly and through our partners). By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the use of that data. For more information on our data policies, please visit our Privacy Policy.