RENO, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marco’s Pizza, the fastest-growing pizza franchise in the United States, announces its growth initiative in Nevada with plans to introduce five new locations creating more than 125 new jobs throughout the greater Reno area. The brand plans to ramp up growth through a selective strategy and aims to open the new locations in the next three years.
In addition to the Marco’s Pizza business model indicating the area would support prosperous Marco’s locations, the local restaurant landscape populated by a number of thriving pizza brands throughout the state and the greater Reno area makes the region an attractive market for Marco’s to pursue. Target markets surrounding the greater Reno DMA include Susanville, Sparks, Fernley and Fallon.
“Expanding our presence in Nevada as we bring the first Marco’s Pizza locations to Reno is an exciting chapter for our growth story. Our team has been continuously learning about the untapped Reno area, and are knowledgeable and eager to bring success to local entrepreneurs,” said John Ramsey, VP of Franchise Development. “Our initial locations in Reno will no doubt bring success to the franchise partners continuing our growth.”
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 http://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.