2007 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 182
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Subway
Subs, salads
$117K - 263K
2
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$217K - 2M
4
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$989K - 2M
5
The UPS Store
Postal, business, print and communications services
$168K - 354K
6
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$38K - 224K
8
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
Burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, breakfast, ice cream, beverages
$1M - 2M
9
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7M - 94M
11
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes, light repairs
$219K - 400K
13
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$130K - 844K
14
Cartridge World
Ink and toner cartridges, printers, printer services and supplies
$69K - 151K
15
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$59K - 72K
16
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$184K - 430K
17
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1M
18
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$11K - 141K
19
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$191K - 322K
20
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$261K - 405K
21
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$4K - 52K
22
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$70K - 262K
23
Jazzercise Inc.
Group fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
24
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 98K
25
Super 8
Hotels
$134K - 4M
26
Supercuts
Hair salon
$114K - 234K
27
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$64K - 134K
28
Budget Blinds Inc.
Window coverings, window film, rugs, accessories
$89K - 187K
29
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$85K - 248K
30
Hampton by Hilton
Midprice hotels
$4M - 14M
31
Days Inn
Hotels
$179K - 8M
32
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9K - 42K
34
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$2M - 8M
35
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 186K
36
WSI Digital Marketing
Internet services
$64K - 172K
37
The Maids
Residential cleaning
$99K - 126K
38
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88K - 13M
39
MRINetwork
Permanent placement and contract staffing
$52K - 787K
40
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$47K - 229K
41
Fantastic Sams Hair Salons
Family hair salon
$137K - 262K
42
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$45K - 66K
43
ActionCoach
Business coaching
$69K - 477K
44
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1M - 2M
45
Keller Williams Realty
Real estate
$175K - 328K
46
Great Clips
Hair salon
$122K - 233K
47
Snap-on Tools
Professional tools and equipment
$160K - 316K
48
Help-U-Sell Real Estate
Real estate
$44K - 137K
49
Assist-2-Sell
Discount real estate
$23K - 43K
50
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$276K - 783K
51
Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.
Printing, graphics and mailing center
$64K - 185K
52
Arby's Restaurant Group Inc.
Sandwiches, fries, salads, shakes
$353K - 2M
53
Orion Food Systems LLC
Fast-food systems for nontraditional markets
$59K - 133K
54
LA Weight Loss Centers
Health services & weight-loss counseling
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$85K - 150K
55
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$66K - 106K
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