2006 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 182
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Subway
Subs, salads
$116.59K - 263.14K
3
Curves
Women's fitness & weight-loss center
$31.81K - 39.09K
4
The UPS Store
Postal, business and communications services
$150.14K - 420.29K
5
Pizza Hut Inc.
Pizza, pasta, wings
$297K - 2.1M
6
WSI Digital Marketing
Internet services
$64.34K - 171.64K
7
KFC Corp.
Chicken
$1.25M - 2.53M
8
Century 21 Real Estate LLC
Real estate
$22.34K - 528.28K
9
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$37.5K - 259K
11
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2.33M
14
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3.15K - 50.9K
15
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$167.89K - 294.5K
16
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$49.59K - 180.58K
17
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
Burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, breakfast, beverages
$1M - 1.6M
18
ERA Franchise Systems LLC
Real estate
$47.7K - 209.89K
19
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72.19K - 149.32K
20
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$3.52K - 75.75K
21
Arby's Restaurant Group Inc.
Sandwiches, fries, salads, shakes
$352.5K - 2.44M
22
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$57.79K - 71.9K
23
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 139.5K
24
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$129.91K - 644.21K
25
Dairy Queen
Ice cream, burgers, chicken
$362.35K - 1.77M
26
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7.19M - 94M
27
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$9.76K - 97.94K
28
Burger King Corp.
Burgers, fries, breakfast
$316.1K - 2.66M
29
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
30
Taco Bell
Mexican food
$1.16M - 2.58M
31
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203.13K - 424.51K
32
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$277.38K - 464.32K
33
Super 8
Hotels
$176.16K - 3.96M
35
Cartridge World
Ink and toner cartridges, printers, printer services
$68.8K - 150.8K
37
Snap-on Tools
Professional tools and equipment
$152.69K - 318.98K
38
Supercuts
Hair salon
$113.75K - 233.6K
39
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$46.77K - 229.5K
40
Days Inn
Hotels
$198.86K - 7.3M
41
Orion Food Systems LLC
Fast-food systems for nontraditional markets
$58.5K - 133K
42
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$3.69M - 13.53M
43
Fantastic Sams Hair Salons
Family hair salon
$136.1K - 246.1K
44
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$94.12K - 248.71K
45
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60.15K - 87.75K
46
Help-U-Sell Real Estate
Real estate
$43.75K - 136.75K
47
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System
Commercial cleaning
$14.14K - 47.65K
48
Budget Blinds Inc.
Window coverings, window film, rugs, accessories
$89.23K - 187.07K
49
ActionCoach
Business coaching
$68.56K - 476.85K
50
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9.02K - 41.91K
51
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$275.67K - 782.58K
52
Church's Chicken
Chicken
$413.29K - 1.3M
53
Hardee's
Burgers, chicken, biscuits
$1.29M - 1.59M
54
Ben & Jerry's
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, smoothies
$155.99K - 485.79K
55
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114.15K - 216K
56
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
Soft pretzels
$194.88K - 367.6K
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