2008 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 175
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Subway
Subs, salads
$117K - 263K
2
KFC Corp.
Chicken
$1M - 3M
3
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2M
4
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$216K - 2M
7
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$38K - 259K
8
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
Burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, breakfast, beverages
$1M - 2M
9
Pizza Hut Inc.
Pizza, pasta, wings
$297K - 2M
10
The UPS Store
Postal, business and communications services
$150K - 420K
11
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88K - 13M
12
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1M
13
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72K - 149K
14
Baskin-Robbins
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen beverages
$103K - 389K
15
Taco Bell
Mexican food
$1M - 3M
16
Cartridge World
Ink and toner cartridges, printers, printer services
$69K - 151K
17
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7M - 94M
19
Arby's Restaurant Group Inc.
Sandwiches, fries, salads, shakes
$353K - 2M
21
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$58K - 72K
22
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$397K - 8M
23
Dairy Queen
Ice cream, burgers, chicken
$362K - 2M
24
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114K - 216K
25
Circle K
Convenience stores
$211K - 2M
26
WSI Digital Marketing
Internet services
$64K - 172K
27
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 51K
29
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$168K - 295K
30
ERA Franchise Systems LLC
Real estate
$48K - 210K
31
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
32
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$47K - 229K
33
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9K - 42K
34
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203K - 425K
35
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 140K
36
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$50K - 181K
37
Super 8
Hotels
$176K - 4M
39
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
40
Days Inn
Hotels
$199K - 7M
41
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$4M - 14M
42
Edible Arrangements Int'l. LLC
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$157K - 277K
43
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$130K - 644K
44
Supercuts
Hair salon
$114K - 234K
45
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$45K - 66K
46
Blimpie Subs & Salads
Subs, salads
$131K - 395K
47
Yogen Fruz
Frozen yogurt, soft-serve ice cream
$136K - 472K
48
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 98K
49
ActionCoach
Business coaching
$69K - 477K
50
The Maids
Residential cleaning
$97K - 124K
51
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$94K - 249K
52
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1M - 3M
53
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
54
Snap-on Tools
Professional tools and equipment
$153K - 319K
55
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
Burgers
$1M - 2M
57
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$276K - 783K
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