This year's ranking hails three newcomers to the top 10 list. To see the complete ranking, go to the Franchise 500®.

1. Subway(last year's ranking, #2)

2. Mail Boxes Etc.(last year's ranking, #7)

3. McDonald's(last year's ranking, #1)

4. Jiffy Lube Int'l.(last year's ranking, #5)

5. Taco Bell(last year's ranking, #21)

6. The Quizno's Corp.(last year's ranking, #47)

7. Sonic Drive-In Restaurants(last year's ranking, #9)

8. RadioShack(last year's ranking, #8)

9. GNC Franchising Inc.(last year's ranking, #10)

10. Jani-King(last year's ranking, #13)