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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
$85.69K - 262.85K
3
Instant Tax Service
Retail tax preparation & electronic filing
*
$39K - 89K
4
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$3.45K - 57.75K
5
Snap Fitness Inc.
24-hour fitness center
$108.23K - 258.14K
6
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$294K - 1.51M
7
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4.28K - 76.5K
8
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9.02K - 41.91K
9
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$56.29K - 353.89K
10
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$9.85K - 35.83K
13
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88.05K - 14.43M
13
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1.02M - 2.18M
15
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation
$56.79K - 69.9K
16
Long John Silver's Restaurants Inc.
Fish & chicken
$833K - 1.42M
17
Express Tax
Tax preparation & electronic filing
*Parent company H & R Block discontinued franchising of Express Tax in September, 2011. Remaining Express Tax locations now operate as H & R Block franchises.
$16.47K - 48.4K
18
System4
Commercial cleaning
$6.15K - 37.75K
19
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$11.18K - 66.84K
20
Massage Envy
Therapeutic massage and facial services
$331.48K - 825.61K
21
Edible Arrangements Int'l.
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$154.32K - 279.32K
22
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$5.15M - 93.86M
23
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
Gourmet sandwiches
$300.5K - 489.5K
24
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1.17M - 2.4M
25
Colbert/Ball Tax Service
Tax preparation & electronic filing
$33.22K - 50.72K
26
Hardee's
Burgers, chicken, biscuits
$1.14M - 1.53M
27
Sport Clips
Men's sports-theme hair salon
$158.3K - 306.5K
28
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$3.7M - 13.52M
29
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
Burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, breakfast, beverages
$1.11M - 3.25M
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
$52.75K - 249.1K
33
Senior Helpers
Personal, companion and Alzheimer's home care
$79.8K - 103.8K
34
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1.25M
34
Pretzelmaker
Pretzels
$129.3K - 224.94K
36
Great Clips
Hair salon
$109.15K - 208.3K
37
Smoothie King
Smoothies, health products
$144.39K - 336.2K
38
Fit4Mom LLC
Stroller fitness programs
$5.3K - 51.79K
39
Cartridge World
Ink and toner printer cartridges, printers
$80.8K - 135.3K
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
Cruise and tour travel agency
$2.09K - 21.98K
43
Aussie Pet Mobile
Mobile pet grooming
$130.33K - 150.55K
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
$11.94K - 62.54K
47
Planet Fitness
Fitness club
$672.59K - 1.65M
49
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$275.61K - 707.4K
49
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
Take-and-bake pizza
$215.91K - 378.42K
51
Goin' Postal
Retail shipping and business services
$46.86K - 139.5K
51
Rita's Italian Ice
Italian ice, frozen custard, gelato
$140.19K - 379.39K
53
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$64.5K - 125.8K
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