MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marco’s Pizza, the fastest-growing pizza franchise in the United States, continues its growth in Wisconsin with plans to introduce 25 new locations, creating more than 300 new jobs throughout the state. The brand plans to ramp up growth through a selective strategy, bringing these locations to the two targeted markets within the next three to five years. Currently, there are nine successful locations throughout Madison and Green Bay.
The combination of Madison’s strong and thriving economy and Marco’s business model indicating successful locations makes Madison an attractive market for the brand to pursue growth. Target markets surrounding the greater Madison DMA include De Forest, Reedsburg, Verona and Beloit. Additionally, Green Bay’s thriving local sports culture indicates great promise for growth as well, especially in the surrounding areas of Kaukauna, Shawano, New London and Waupun.
“With nine locations currently open in these two booming markets, our growth in Wisconsin is in its very early stages,” stated John Ramsey, VP of Franchise Development. “Breaking into untapped markets such as Madison and Green Bay, and further introducing Marco’s to these areas, is an exciting chapter in our growth. Considering our Midwest roots, our team is knowledgeable of the markets and prepared to help enthusiastic entrepreneurs achieve success.”
As the only national franchise chain founded by a native Italian, Marco’s Pizza has carved out a niche in the industry as the expert in authentic Italian pizza, known for its fresh never-frozen dough made daily on site, a proprietary cheese blend that is fresh never-frozen and a secret pizza sauce recipe. The 750-plus unit company aims to reach 1,000 locations in 2017. Marco’s Pizza continues to open an average of one new store every third day, more than doubling its size in less than five years.
For more information on Marco’s Pizza franchising opportunities, visit www.marcosfranchising.com or call 800-836-2074.
ABOUT MARCO’S PIZZA
Headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, Marco’s Pizza is the fastest-growing pizza company in the United States (based on the number of stores signed into development since 2007). Marco’s was founded in 1978 by Italian born, Pasquale (“Pat”) Giammarco and thrives by making Italian Pizza with fresh ingredients. The company has grown from its roots as a beloved Ohio brand to operate 750 stores in over 30 states, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico and India. Most recently, Marco’s Pizza was ranked No. 2 on Forbes’ Top 10 Franchises to Invest In in the medium investment range and the No. 2 fastest growing U.S. chain on the Nation’s Restaurant News Top 100 report. To inquire about franchise opportunities with Marco’s Pizza visit marcosfranchising.com.