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.