Metal Supermarkets Recognized As A Top Retail Franchise Brand By Entrepreneur Magazine

World’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals takes 12th position in annual Franchise 500 Ranking

April 4, 2024 | Toronto, ON – Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, ranked in 12th position among Top retail franchises according to the 2024 Franchise 500 Rankings. The Top retail franchisee list derives from Entrepreneur’s 45th annual Franchise 500 ranking, which is considered the most comprehensive ranking of franchise businesses. Metal Supermarkets holds the 203rd place ranking in the 2024 list — marking the ninth year in a row to earn ranking recognition – and springs into 12th place when looking exclusively at retail franchise systems.

Metal Supermarkets franchise locations offer 8,000 types, shapes and grades of metal, cut to each customer’s exact specifications. Brandishing its signature, world-class customer service, Metal Supermarkets is the trusted metals supplier for local manufacturers, machinists, maintenance and repair, artists, hobbyists, tool and die shops, and more across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

”We’re thrilled to be ranked 12th in Entrepreneur’s Top 15 retail franchises and excited to be seen as a powerhouse brand,” said Stephen Schober, President and CEO of Metal Supermarkets. “Our entire network of franchisees and head office team have worked hard to secure our place as the leading small-quantity metal provider, and this recognition further highlights the stability and success that accompanies becoming a Metal Supermarkets franchisee.”

Metal Supermarkets stores specialize in the sales and distribution of a wide range of metal, including hot and cold rolled steel, aluminum, stainless, copper, brass and more. Various shapes such as bar, tube, angle, channel, sheet and plate are stocked to meet the needs of a wide and diverse variety of customers that require these essential products.

The top ranking comes after another successful year in 2023, in which Metal Supermarkets increased sales over 2022, marking 10 straight years of network sales growth.


Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, has 125 brick-and-mortar stores across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom with 10 franchise locations in development. Known for its speed and convenience, Metal Supermarkets sells a wide variety of metals including Aluminum, Hot-Rolled Steel, Cold-Rolled Steel, Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel, Galvanized Steel, Tool Steel, Brass, Bronze and Copper. With highly specialized staff, customers can get the metal they need in a size that is convenient for them. Additional information can be found at

For further information: John Swinimer, Senior PR & Communications Specialist | (905)-362-8226 ext. 9985.


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