2009 Low-Cost Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 87
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Instant Tax Service
Retail tax preparation & electronic filing
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$39K - 89K
3
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3.15K - 50.9K
4
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72.19K - 149.32K
5
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$49.59K - 180.58K
7
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$3.45K - 57.75K
8
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$3.52K - 75.75K
9
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$9.85K - 35.83K
10
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$37.5K - 259K
11
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9.02K - 41.91K
12
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$78.69K - 371.17K
14
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 139.5K
15
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60.15K - 87.75K
16
Coffee News
Weekly newspaper distributed at restaurants
$10.25K - 11.25K
17
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$64.5K - 104.9K
18
System4
Commercial cleaning
$6.15K - 37.75K
20
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10.52K - 65.58K
21
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$46.77K - 229.5K
22
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99.01K - 114.91K
23
Cruise Planners
Travel agency
$2.09K - 21.98K
24
United Country Real Estate
Real-estate, auction and marketing services
$16.29K - 38.84K
25
Rooter-Man
Plumbing, drain and sewer cleaning
$46.75K - 137.6K
26
Proforma
Printing and promotional products
$4.73K - 50.2K
27
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$44.9K - 65.9K
28
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$4.61K - 26.27K
29
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$9.76K - 97.94K
30
Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services
In-home tutoring
$32.59K - 56.54K
31
Aire Serv LLC
HVAC services
$85.09K - 216.39K
32
HouseMaster
Home inspections
$61.09K - 107.9K
33
AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services
Home inspections
$44.29K - 75.5K
34
Decorating Den Interiors
Interior decorating services and products
$55.77K - 79.59K
35
OpenWorks
Commercial cleaning, facility services
$17K - 119.94K
36
Realty Executives Int'l. Inc.
Real estate
$20.39K - 119K
37
Furniture Medic
Furniture and wood restoration and repairs
$54.13K - 70.37K
38
Fast-teks On-site Computer Services
On-site computer-repair services
$36.45K - 62.25K
39
Right at Home Inc.
Home care, medical staffing
$76.69K - 127.09K
40
Stretch-N-Grow Int'l. Inc.
On-site children's fitness program
$29.6K
41
American Poolplayers Association
Recreational billiard league
$16.7K - 19.86K
42
MARS Int'l. Inc.
Auto appearance reconditioning services
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$0.5K - 147K
43
Colors On Parade
Mobile auto paint and dent repair
$39.66K - 525.01K
44
Mr. Sandless/Dr. DecknFence
Interior and exterior sandless wood refinishing
$9.31K - 52.74K
45
Mr. Appliance LLC
Household appliance services and repairs
$54.84K - 114.12K
46
Leadership Management Inc.
Leadership and organization training
$20K - 27.5K
47
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
Home inspections
$33.34K - 41.54K
48
i9 Sports
Youth sports leagues, camps and clinics
$44.9K - 69.9K
49
SeaMaster Cruises
Cruises
*See Cruise Holidays
$10.3K - 16.89K
50
The Senior's Choice Inc.
Nonmedical home care
$34K - 51K
51
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$2.25K - 52.38K
52
Ident-A-Kid Franchise Corp.
Children's safety products and services
$34.04K - 44.25K
53
My Gym Children's Fitness Center
Early-learning/fitness programs
$34.25K - 247.19K
54
National Property Inspections Inc.
Home and commercial property inspections
$39.54K - 42K
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