2014 Franchise 500 Rankings

Displaying 51 - 100 of 499
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
51
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
52
Meineke Car Care Centers
Auto repair and maintenance
$173K - 452K
53
Super 8
Hotels
$176K - 4M
54
Massage Envy Spa
Therapeutic massage and facial services
$413K - 939K
55
Budget Blinds Inc.
Window coverings, window film, rugs, accessories
$89K - 187K
56
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System
Commercial cleaning
$14K - 48K
57
Motel 6
Economy hotels
$2M - 3M
58
Dairy Queen
Ice cream, burgers, chicken
$362K - 2M
59
Comfort Keepers
Home care
$83K - 114K
60
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
Oil changes
$132K - 2M
61
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 140K
62
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo wings, sandwiches
$2M - 4M
63
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99K - 115K
64
Cinnabon
Cinnamon rolls, baked goods, coffee
$180K - 386K
65
Firehouse Subs
Subs
$131K - 928K
66
Cellairis Franchise Inc.
Cell-phone and wireless-device accessories and repairs
$43K - 397K
67
System4
Commercial cleaning
$6K - 38K
68
Jersey Mike's Subs
Subs
$214K - 641K
69
Eye Level Learning Centers
Supplemental education
$68K - 135K
70
Results! Travel
Travel agency
$0K - 10K
71
Express Employment Professionals
Staffing, HR solutions
$110K - 195K
72
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88K - 13M
73
Sixt Franchise USA LLC
Auto rentals
$614K - 6M
74
Sign-A-Rama Inc.
Signs
$92K - 234K
75
Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.
Printing, graphics and mailing center
$64K - 186K
76
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$38K - 259K
77
Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
Chicken wings
$212K - 651K
78
Mac Tools
Automotive tools and equipment
$86K - 240K
79
Batteries Plus Bulbs
Batteries, light bulbs, related products
$208K - 386K
80
Hilton Garden Inn
Upscale midprice hotels
$11M - 21M
81
Rita's Italian Ice
Italian ice, frozen custard, gelato
$140K - 414K
82
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$45K - 66K
83
Proforma
Printing and promotional products
$5K - 50K
84
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs
Pizza, subs, bread, wings, salads
$228K - 433K
85
Moe's Southwest Grill
Southwestern food
$447K - 966K
86
Smoothie King
Smoothies, health products
$176K - 404K
87
FastSigns Int'l. Inc.
Signs, graphics
$178K - 289K
88
Culver Franchising System Inc.
Frozen custard, specialty burgers
$2M - 4M
89
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$11K - 66K
90
Cartridge World
Ink and toner cartridges, printers, printer services
$69K - 151K
91
Kona Ice
Shaved-ice truck
$109K - 125K
92
Molly Maid
Residential cleaning
$86K - 131K
93
Coffee News
Weekly newspaper distributed at restaurants
$10K - 11K
94
Visiting Angels
Nonmedical home care
$61K - 99K
95
Chester's
Chicken
$5K - 321K
96
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$397K - 8M
97
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$2K - 52K
98
Weed Man
Lawn care
$68K - 85K
99
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Mexican food
$594K - 795K
100
Bojangles' Restaurants Inc.
Cajun chicken, biscuits, iced tea
$357K - 554K

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