2008 Franchise 500 Rankings

Displaying 151 - 200 of 431
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
164
Primrose School Franchising Co.
Educational child care
$663.58K - 4.65M
165
Fox's Pizza Den
Pizza, sandwiches, salads, wings
$110.55K - 210.05K
167
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue
Asian-American food
$130.19K - 520.5K
168
Knights Inn
Hotels
$124K - 7.17M
169
Wireless Toyz
Wireless devices & satellite TV services
*
$215.39K - 693.09K
170
Big O Tires LLC
Tires, tire services, auto products
$238.19K - 1.12M
171
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Upscale extended-stay hotels
$9.89M - 19.54M
172
El Pollo Loco
Flame-grilled chicken meals & Mexican entrees
$427.85K - 802.34K
173
Travel Leaders
Travel agency
$1.95K - 15.59K
174
First Choice Haircutters
Family hair salon
$182K - 274K
175
Extreme Pita
Pita wrap sandwiches, pizzas, smoothies, salads
$160K - 442K
176
Carvel
Ice cream, ice-cream cakes
$249.3K - 381.1K
177
Surf City Squeeze
Smoothies, fruit drinks, nutritional supplements
$75.15K - 397.25K
178
HouseMaster
Home inspections
$61.09K - 107.9K
179
Eye Level Learning Centers
Supplemental education
$68.08K - 135.1K
180
Padgett Business Services
Financial, payroll, consulting and tax services
$99.97K
181
American Leak Detection
Concealed water, gas and sewer leak-detection
$76.75K - 259.54K
182
Beef O'Brady's Family Sports Pub
Family sports restaurant
$256.5K - 866.5K
183
Gold's Gym
Health and fitness center
$1.02M - 3.97M
185
Curves
Women's fitness & weight-loss center
$31.81K - 39.09K
186
Money Mailer Franchise Corp.
Direct-mail advertising
$58.04K - 119K
187
Homewatch CareGivers
Home care, nursing-care coordination, memory care
$83.25K - 136K
188
Miracle Method Surface Refinishing
Kitchen and bathroom refinishing
$75K - 110K
189
Spherion Staffing
Staffing, recruiting
$100.4K - 167.8K
190
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies
Hawaiian coffee and smoothies
$71.69K - 385.04K
191
Lenny's Sub Shop
Subs, philly cheesesteaks, salads
$139.5K - 354.6K
192
Famous Dave's
Barbecue-theme restaurant
$636.75K - 4.23M
193
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
Hotels
$4.53M - 6.71M
194
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10.52K - 65.58K
195
Pita Pit Inc.
Pita sandwiches
$187.44K - 314.98K
196
Doubletree by Hilton
Upscale hotels and resorts
$35.47M - 62.36M
197
Mathnasium Learning Centers
Math tutoring
$99.75K - 139.57K
198
Two Men and a Truck Int'l. Inc.
Moving services
$178K - 548.5K
199
Planet Beach Franchising Corp.
Automated spa, sunless and UV-treatment services
$164.44K - 324.98K
200
Colors On Parade
Mobile auto paint and dent repair
$39.66K - 525.01K
201
The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.
Fondue restaurant
$977.78K - 1.44M
202
Petland
Pets, pet supplies, pet-related items
$296.5K - 994K
203
The Alternative Board (TAB)
Peer advisory boards, business coaching
$91.36K - 102.26K
204
Bruster's Real Ice Cream
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, ices, sherbets
$188K - 127.8K
206
The Growth Coach
Small-business and sales coaching and mentoring
$52.11K - 82.02K
207
Play N Trade Franchise Inc.
New & used video games
$134.5K - 255K
208
Juice It Up!
Raw juices, smoothies, fruit bowls, healthful snacks
$159.97K - 391.45K
209
The HomeTeam Inspection Service
Home inspections
$38.7K - 72.4K
210
Travelodge
Hotels
$197.66K - 7.11M
211
Hospitality Int'l. Inc.
Hotels
$133.6K - 2.59M
212
Jet's Pizza
Pizza, subs, wings, salads
$370.7K - 541.5K
213
Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip
Bakery cafe
$157.5K - 395.39K
214
National Property Inspections Inc.
Home and commercial property inspections
$39.54K - 42K
215
High Touch-High Tech
Science activities for schools/parties
$59.88K - 63.59K
216
Dunn Bros Coffee
Coffee
$181.1K - 558.5K

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