2008 Low-Cost Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 91
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$37.5K - 259K
3
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72.19K - 149.32K
4
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9.02K - 41.91K
6
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$57.79K - 71.9K
7
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3.15K - 50.9K
8
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 139.5K
9
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$49.59K - 180.58K
11
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$3.52K - 75.75K
12
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$9.76K - 97.94K
13
Instant Tax Service
Retail tax preparation & electronic filing
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$39K - 89K
14
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$9.85K - 35.83K
15
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60.15K - 87.75K
16
Candy Bouquet Int'l.
Floral-like designer gifts & gourmet confections
$12.47K - 49.34K
17
Coffee News
Weekly newspaper distributed at restaurants
$10.25K - 11.25K
18
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$64.5K - 104.9K
19
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$78.69K - 371.17K
20
Orion Food Systems LLC
Fast-food systems for nontraditional markets
$58.5K - 133K
21
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99.01K - 114.91K
22
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$44.9K - 65.9K
23
United Country Real Estate
Real-estate, auction and marketing services
$16.29K - 38.84K
24
Rooter-Man
Plumbing, drain and sewer cleaning
$46.75K - 137.6K
25
Cruise Planners
Travel agency
$2.09K - 21.98K
26
Proforma
Printing and promotional products
$4.73K - 50.2K
27
System4
Commercial cleaning
$6.15K - 37.75K
28
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$46.77K - 229.5K
29
MARS Int'l. Inc.
Auto appearance reconditioning services
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$0.5K - 147K
30
Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services
In-home tutoring
$32.59K - 56.54K
31
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$4.61K - 26.27K
32
Decorating Den Interiors
Interior decorating services and products
$55.77K - 79.59K
33
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
Home inspections
$33.34K - 41.54K
35
HouseMaster
Home inspections
$61.09K - 107.9K
36
Curves
Women's fitness & weight-loss center
$31.81K - 39.09K
37
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10.52K - 65.58K
38
Colors On Parade
Mobile auto paint and dent repair
$39.66K - 525.01K
39
The Alternative Board (TAB)
Peer advisory boards, business coaching
$91.36K - 102.26K
40
The Growth Coach
Small-business and sales coaching and mentoring
$52.11K - 82.02K
41
The HomeTeam Inspection Service
Home inspections
$38.7K - 72.4K
42
National Property Inspections Inc.
Home and commercial property inspections
$39.54K - 42K
43
High Touch-High Tech
Science activities for schools/parties
$59.88K - 63.59K
44
Stretch-N-Grow Int'l. Inc.
On-site children's fitness program
$29.6K
45
Re-Bath LLC
Bathroom remodeling
$81.4K - 352.69K
46
American Poolplayers Association
Recreational billiard league
$16.7K - 19.86K
47
N-Hance
Wood floor and cabinet refinishing
$24.29K - 131.97K
49
Mr. Appliance LLC
Household appliance services and repairs
$54.84K - 114.12K
50
Visiting Angels
Nonmedical home care
$60.75K - 98.5K
51
Ident-A-Kid Franchise Corp.
Children's safety products and services
$34.04K - 44.25K
52
SeaMaster Cruises
Cruises
*See Cruise Holidays
$10.3K - 16.89K
53
Aire Serv LLC
HVAC services
$85.09K - 216.39K
54
Computer Troubleshooters
Technology consulting for small businesses
$17.2K - 82.9K
55
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$2.25K - 52.38K
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