2009 Fastest-Growing Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 98
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3.15K - 50.9K
2
Subway
Subs, salads
$116.59K - 263.14K
3
Instant Tax Service
Retail tax preparation & electronic filing
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$39K - 89K
4
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$3.45K - 57.75K
5
Snap Fitness Inc.
24-hour fitness center
$107.27K - 258.14K
6
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$216.1K - 1.52M
7
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$3.52K - 75.75K
8
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9.02K - 41.91K
9
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$78.69K - 371.17K
10
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$9.85K - 35.83K
13
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88.05K - 13.17M
13
McDonald's
Hamburgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2.33M
15
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$57.79K - 71.9K
18
System4
Commercial cleaning
$6.15K - 37.75K
19
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10.52K - 65.58K
20
Massage Envy Spa
Therapeutic massage and facial services
$412.6K - 938.9K
21
Edible Arrangements Int'l. LLC
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$157K - 276.98K
22
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7.19M - 94M
23
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich Shops
Gourmet sandwiches
$330.5K - 519.5K
24
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1.32M - 2.61M
25
Colbert/Ball Tax Service
Tax preparation & electronic filing
$33.22K - 50.72K
26
Hardee's
Burgers, chicken, biscuits
$1.29M - 1.59M
27
Sport Clips
Men's sports-theme hair salon
$158.3K - 316.5K
28
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$3.69M - 13.53M
29
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
Burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, breakfast, beverages
$1M - 1.6M
30
Play N Trade Franchise Inc.
New & used video games
$134.5K - 255K
31
Coffee News
Weekly newspaper distributed at restaurants
$10.25K - 11.25K
32
HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab
Chiropractic, rehab, nutrition and weight-loss services
$57.75K - 253.1K
33
Senior Helpers
Personal, companion and Alzheimer's home care
$81.3K - 117.3K
34
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1.25M
34
Pretzelmaker
Pretzels
$154.64K - 238.25K
36
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114.15K - 216K
37
Smoothie King
Smoothies, health products
$176.3K - 403.54K
38
Fit4Mom LLC
Stroller fitness programs
$5.55K - 51.79K
39
Cartridge World
Ink and toner cartridges, printers, printer services
$68.8K - 150.8K
40
Expense Reduction Analysts Inc.
Cost-management consulting
$66.09K - 88.25K
41
Fast-teks On-site Computer Services
On-site computer-repair services
$36.45K - 62.25K
42
Cruise Planners-American Express Travel
Travel agency
$2.09K - 21.98K
43
Aussie Pet Mobile
Mobile pet grooming
$135K - 175K
43
PuroClean
Insurance restoration
$71.26K - 99.37K
45
Rooter-Man
Plumbing, drain and sewer cleaning
$46.75K - 137.6K
46
Mr. Sandless/Dr. DecknFence
Interior and exterior sandless wood refinishing
$9.31K - 52.74K
47
Planet Fitness
Fitness club
$1.6M - 2.5M
49
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$275.67K - 782.58K
49
Papa Murphy's
Take-and-bake pizza
$226K - 414.32K
51
Goin' Postal
Retail shipping and business services
$46.86K - 139.5K
51
Rita's Italian Ice
Italian ice, frozen custard, gelato
$140.19K - 413.89K
53
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$64.5K - 104.9K
54
Firehouse Subs
Subs
$131.14K - 928.4K
55
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$129.91K - 644.21K
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