PMPs make Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500


February 6, 2024



Mosquito Shield was ranked No. 1 among pest control franchises for the second consecutive year in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500.

Mosquito Shield, ranked at No. 126 overall, is one of three brands on the 2024 Franchise 500 representing Five Star Franchising, a platform of home service brands. The franchise improved 18 spots from last year’s ranking of No. 144. This is the third consecutive year Mosquito Shield has improved its placement on the Franchise 500.

For 45 years, the annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500 has been a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry and recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees. Mosquito Shield received their rank for outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

In Entrepreneur’s continuing effort to best understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace, the company’s ranking formula continues to evolve as well. The editorial team researches and assesses several factors, including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is then 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 ranked order.

In the professional pest management industry, there have been several recipients, including:


About the Author

Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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