2007 Franchise 500 Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 415
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Subway
Subs, salads
$117K - 263K
2
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$216K - 2M
4
7-Eleven Inc.
Convenience stores
$37K - 2M
5
The UPS Store
Postal, business and communications services
$150K - 420K
7
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
8
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
Burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, breakfast, beverages
$1M - 2M
9
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2M
10
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$130K - 644K
11
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$38K - 259K
12
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7M - 94M
14
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$277K - 464K
17
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$58K - 72K
18
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1M
19
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203K - 425K
20
Super 8
Hotels
$176K - 4M
22
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72K - 149K
23
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 51K
24
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$94K - 249K
25
Servpro
Insurance/disaster restoration and cleaning
$139K - 187K
26
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$4M - 14M
27
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 140K
28
Days Inn
Hotels
$199K - 7M
29
Budget Blinds Inc.
Window coverings, window film, rugs, accessories
$89K - 187K
30
Supercuts
Hair salon
$114K - 234K
31
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9K - 42K
32
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$168K - 295K
33
Cartridge World
Ink and toner cartridges, printers, printer services
$69K - 151K
34
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$50K - 181K
35
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
36
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 98K
37
Brooke Insurance
Insurance & financial services
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$171K - 386K
38
The Maids
Residential cleaning
$97K - 124K
39
Fantastic Sams Hair Salons
Family hair salon
$136K - 246K
40
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$45K - 66K
41
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88K - 13M
42
WSI Digital Marketing
Internet services
$64K - 172K
43
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114K - 216K
44
Keller Williams Realty
Real estate
$175K - 328K
45
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1M - 3M
46
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
47
Help-U-Sell Real Estate
Real estate
$44K - 137K
48
Assist-2-Sell
Discount real estate
$23K - 43K
49
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$276K - 783K
50
Papa Murphy's
Take-and-bake pizza
$226K - 414K
51
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$397K - 8M
52
Orion Food Systems LLC
Fast-food systems for nontraditional markets
$59K - 133K
53
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$65K - 105K
54
Blimpie Subs & Salads
Subs, salads
$131K - 395K
55
Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.
Printing, graphics and mailing center
$64K - 186K
56
Edible Arrangements Int'l. LLC
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$157K - 277K

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