2006 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 101 - 150 of 178
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
114
Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
Hotels
$7M - 8M
115
Firehouse Subs
Subs
$131K - 928K
116
Granite Transformations
Kitchen and bath remodeling
$99K - 349K
117
Tutoring Club LLC
Individualized instruction for K-12 students
$26K - 127K
118
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies
Hawaiian coffee and smoothies
$72K - 385K
119
Window Gang
Window, exterior, dryer-vent and chimney cleaning; deck and fence sealing
$34K - 81K
120
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Chocolates, confections
$116K - 469K
121
AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services
Home inspections
$44K - 76K
122
Mr. Handyman Int'l. LLC
Home maintenance and repairs
$102K - 130K
123
Foot Solutions Inc.
Comfort shoes and inserts for ages 40+
$206K
124
National Property Inspections Inc.
Home and commercial property inspections
$40K - 42K
126
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue
Asian-American food
$130K - 521K
127
Johnny Rockets
Burger restaurant
$540K - 976K
128
American Poolplayers Association
Recreational billiard league
$17K - 20K
129
Wild Birds Unlimited
Bird-feeding supplies and nature gift items
$104K - 173K
130
The HomeTeam Inspection Service
Home inspections
$39K - 72K
132
Visiting Angels
Nonmedical home care
$61K - 99K
133
Doubletree by Hilton
Upscale hotels and resorts
$35M - 62M
134
Sculpture Hospitality
Liquor inventory-control services
$43K - 57K
136
Radisson
Hotels
$3M - 7M
137
Gotcha Covered
Blinds, shades, shutters, draperies
*
$98K - 146K
138
American Leak Detection
Concealed water, gas and sewer leak-detection
$77K - 260K
139
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Upscale extended-stay hotels
$10M - 20M
140
Glass Doctor
Auto/residential/commercial glass repair and replacement
$109K - 289K
141
My Gym Children's Fitness Center
Early-learning/fitness programs
$34K - 247K
142
Wetzel's Pretzels
Soft pretzels, lemonade, hot dogs
$156K - 371K
143
Homes & Land
Real-estate advertising magazine
$47K - 127K
144
Proforma
Printing and promotional products
$5K - 50K
145
Dr. Vinyl & Associates Ltd.
Auto vinyl, leather, fabric and plastic repair
$41K - 72K
146
Cottman Transmission Systems LLC
Transmission repair & services
*Acquired by AAMCO in 2006; no longer franchising Cottman
$151K - 199K
147
Color Glo Int'l.
Leather, vinyl, fabric, carpet and surface repair and restoration
$46K - 50K
148
Kitchen Tune-Up
Residential and commercial kitchen and bath remodeling
$46K - 56K
150
Labor Finders
Industrial staffing
$120K - 207K
151
Mr. Submarine
Subs, wraps, salads
*
$200K
152
Edible Arrangements Int'l. LLC
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$157K - 277K
153
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Smoothies, wraps, salads, sandwiches, flatbreads
$166K - 415K
154
CertaPro Painters Ltd.
Residential and commercial painting
$129K - 162K
155
Handyman Matters Franchise Inc.
Handyman services
$59K - 117K
156
Sandler Training
Sales and sales-management training
$88K - 105K
158
HobbyTown USA
General hobbies and supplies, toys
$147K - 328K
159
DirectBuy Inc.
Consumer buying club
$444K - 825K
160
Interface Financial Corp.
Invoice discounting
*
$91K - 142K
161
It's Just Lunch Int'l. LLC
Dating service
*
$96K - 171K
162
TSS Photography
Youth sports, school and event photography
$42K - 77K
163
Robeks Fresh Juices & Smoothies
Smoothies, juices, healthful snacks
$227K - 325K
164
Teriyaki Experience
Quick-service Japanese restaurant
$235K - 492K
165
Certified Restoration DryCleaning Network LLC
Textile restoration
$46K - 236K
166
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
Hotels
$5M - 7M
167
Color Me Mine Enterprises Inc.
Paint-your-own-ceramics studio
$141K - 185K
168
Golden Krust Franchising Inc.
Caribbean-style food
$159K - 564K
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