2011 Franchise 500 Rankings

Displaying 51 - 100 of 462
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
51
Cruise Planners
Travel agency
$2.09K - 21.98K
53
Sylvan Learning
Supplemental education
$151.17K - 267.25K
54
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$277.38K - 464.32K
55
Meineke Car Care Centers
Auto repair and maintenance
$173.44K - 452.39K
56
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 139.5K
58
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$4.61K - 26.27K
59
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99.01K - 114.91K
60
AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care
Transmission repair and car care
$240.32K - 346.7K
61
Proforma
Printing and promotional products
$4.73K - 50.2K
62
Comfort Keepers
Home care
$77.55K - 109.95K
63
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo wings, sandwiches
$1.71M - 3.57M
64
Massage Envy Spa
Therapeutic massage and facial services
$412.6K - 938.9K
65
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$46.77K - 229.5K
66
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88.05K - 13.17M
67
CiCi's Pizza
All-you-can-eat pizza buffet
$443.79K - 716.58K
68
Hilton Garden Inn
Upscale midprice hotels
$11.36M - 21.05M
69
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$44.9K - 65.9K
70
Smoothie King
Smoothies, health products
$176.3K - 403.54K
71
Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
Chicken wings
$211.63K - 650.53K
72
Gold's Gym
Health and fitness center
$1.02M - 3.97M
73
Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
Hotels
$6.84M - 8.1M
74
Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.
Printing, graphics and mailing center
$63.54K - 185.96K
75
MRINetwork
Permanent placement and contract staffing
$73.73K - 98.87K
76
Rita's Italian Ice
Italian ice, frozen custard, gelato
$140.19K - 413.89K
77
Batteries Plus Bulbs
Batteries, light bulbs, related products
$208.44K - 385.75K
78
Keller Williams Realty
Real estate
$175.02K - 328.32K
79
Wireless Zone
Wireless communications store
$102.25K - 416.5K
80
FastSigns Int'l. Inc.
Signs, graphics
$178.21K - 289.5K
81
Planet Fitness
Fitness club
$824.2K - 3.73M
82
Coffee News
Weekly newspaper distributed at restaurants
$10.25K - 11.25K
83
Ramada
Hotels
$220.66K - 12.68M
84
Maaco Franchising Inc.
Auto painting and collision repair
$338.85K - 450.85K
85
Culver Franchising System Inc.
Frozen custard, specialty burgers
$1.5M - 3.51M
86
Padgett Business Services
Financial, payroll, consulting and tax services
$99.97K
87
Goddard Systems Inc.
Preschool/educational child care
$704.7K - 880K
88
Visiting Angels
Nonmedical home care
$60.75K - 98.5K
89
Eye Level Learning Centers
Supplemental education
$68.08K - 135.1K
91
Moe's Southwest Grill
Southwestern food
$447.39K - 965.79K
92
Rooter-Man
Plumbing, drain and sewer cleaning
$46.75K - 137.6K
93
Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services
In-home tutoring
$32.59K - 56.54K
94
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
Upscale hotels and resorts
$56M - 97.12M
95
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Mexican food
$594K - 795K
96
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$64.5K - 104.9K
97
Senior Helpers
Personal, companion and Alzheimer's home care
$81.3K - 117.3K
98
Expense Reduction Analysts Inc.
Cost-management consulting
$66K - 85.9K
99
PuroClean
Insurance restoration
$141.44K - 166.41K
101
First Choice Haircutters
Family hair salon
$182K - 274K
102
Plato's Closet
Teen- and young-adult-clothing resale store
$233.35K - 387.89K
103
Cost Cutters Family Hair Care
Family hair salon
$88.5K - 182.1K
104
American Leak Detection
Concealed water, gas and sewer leak-detection
$76.75K - 259.54K

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