2011 Franchise 500 Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 461
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$4M - 14M
2
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$397K - 8M
3
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2M
4
7-Eleven Inc.
Convenience stores
$37K - 2M
5
Supercuts
Hair salon
$114K - 234K
6
Days Inn
Hotels
$199K - 7M
7
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 36K
8
Servpro
Insurance/disaster restoration and cleaning
$139K - 187K
9
Subway
Subs, salads
$117K - 263K
10
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1M - 3M
11
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 51K
12
Hardee's
Burgers, chicken, biscuits
$1M - 2M
13
Pizza Hut Inc.
Pizza, pasta, wings
$297K - 2M
14
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72K - 149K
15
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$216K - 2M
16
KFC Corp.
Chicken
$1M - 3M
17
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
18
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$79K - 371K
19
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$94K - 249K
20
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 58K
21
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$58K - 72K
22
Circle K
Convenience stores
$211K - 2M
23
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$130K - 644K
24
Snap-on Tools
Professional tools and equipment
$153K - 319K
25
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 98K
26
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$276K - 783K
27
H&R Block
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$32K - 149K
28
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7M - 94M
29
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114K - 216K
30
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
31
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1M
32
Papa Murphy's
Take-and-bake pizza
$226K - 414K
33
Snap Fitness Inc.
24-hour fitness center
$107K - 258K
34
Dairy Queen
Ice cream, burgers, chicken
$362K - 2M
35
Baskin-Robbins
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen beverages
$103K - 389K
36
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9K - 42K
37
The Maids
Residential cleaning
$97K - 124K
38
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
Gourmet sandwiches
$331K - 520K
39
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203K - 425K
40
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$168K - 295K
41
System4
Commercial cleaning
$6K - 38K
42
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$50K - 181K
43
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
44
Miracle-Ear Inc.
Hearing instruments
$119K - 288K
45
Super 8
Hotels
$176K - 4M
46
The UPS Store
Postal, business and communications services
$150K - 420K
47
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
Burgers
$1M - 2M
48
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
Soft pretzels
$195K - 368K
49
Edible Arrangements Int'l. LLC
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$157K - 277K
50
Fantastic Sams Hair Salons
Family hair salon
$136K - 246K

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