2007 Franchise 500 Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 425
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Subway
Subs, salads
$116.59K - 263.14K
2
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$216.1K - 1.52M
4
7-Eleven Inc.
Convenience store
$37.2K - 1.63M
5
The UPS Store
Postal, business and communications services
$150.14K - 420.29K
7
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
8
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
Burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, breakfast, beverages
$1M - 1.6M
9
McDonald's
Hamburgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2.33M
10
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$129.91K - 644.21K
11
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$37.5K - 259K
12
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7.19M - 94M
14
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$277.38K - 464.32K
15
Curves
Women's fitness & weight-loss center
$31.81K - 39.09K
16
Century 21 Real Estate LLC
Real estate
$22.34K - 528.28K
17
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$57.79K - 71.9K
18
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1.25M
19
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203.13K - 424.51K
20
Super 8
Hotels
$176.16K - 3.96M
22
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72.19K - 149.32K
23
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3.15K - 50.9K
24
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$94.12K - 248.71K
25
Servpro
Insurance/disaster restoration and cleaning
$138.55K - 187.19K
26
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$3.69M - 6.57M
27
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 139.5K
28
Days Inn
Hotels
$198.86K - 7.3M
29
Budget Blinds Inc.
Window coverings, window film, rugs, accessories
$89.23K - 187.07K
30
Supercuts
Hair salon
$113.75K - 233.6K
31
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9.02K - 41.91K
32
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$167.89K - 294.5K
33
Cartridge World
Ink and toner cartridges, printers, printer services
$68.8K - 150.8K
34
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$49.59K - 180.58K
35
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$3.52K - 75.75K
36
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$9.76K - 97.94K
37
Brooke Insurance
Insurance & financial services
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$170.69K - 385.79K
38
The Maids
Residential cleaning
$97.13K - 123.88K
39
Fantastic Sams Hair Salons
Family hair salon
$136.1K - 246.1K
40
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$44.9K - 65.9K
41
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88.05K - 13.17M
42
WSI Digital Marketing
Internet services
$64.34K - 171.64K
43
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114.15K - 216K
44
Keller Williams Realty
Real estate
$175.02K - 328.32K
45
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1.32M - 2.61M
46
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60.15K - 77.75K
47
Help-U-Sell Real Estate
Real estate
$25K - 96.5K
48
Assist-2-Sell
Discount real estate
$23K - 42.99K
49
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$275.67K - 782.58K
50
Papa Murphy's
Take-and-bake pizza
$226K - 414.32K
51
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$397.41K - 7.78M
52
Orion Food Systems LLC
Fast-food systems for nontraditional markets
$58.5K - 133K
53
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$64.5K - 104.9K
54
Blimpie Subs & Salads
Subs, salads
$131.14K - 395.04K

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