2009 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 190
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Subway
Subs, salads
$116.59K - 263.14K
2
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2.33M
3
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$57.79K - 71.9K
4
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
Burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, breakfast, beverages
$1M - 1.6M
5
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7.19M - 94M
6
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1.25M
7
Pizza Hut Inc.
Pizza, pasta, wings
$297K - 2.1M
8
The UPS Store
Postal, business and communications services
$150.14K - 420.29K
9
Circle K
Convenience stores
$211.44K - 1.6M
10
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$129.91K - 644.21K
11
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
12
Baskin-Robbins
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen beverages
$102.84K - 388.6K
13
KFC Corp.
Chicken
$1.25M - 2.53M
15
Dairy Queen
Ice cream, burgers, chicken
$362.35K - 1.77M
16
Super 8
Hotels
$176.16K - 3.96M
17
Arby's Restaurant Group Inc.
Sandwiches, fries, salads, shakes
$352.5K - 2.44M
18
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3.15K - 50.9K
19
Taco Bell
Mexican food
$1.16M - 2.58M
20
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$3.69M - 13.53M
21
Days Inn
Hotels
$198.86K - 7.3M
22
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$167.89K - 294.5K
23
Snap Fitness Inc.
24-hour fitness center
$107.27K - 258.14K
24
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1.32M - 2.61M
25
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72.19K - 149.32K
26
Supercuts
Hair salon
$113.75K - 233.6K
27
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203.13K - 424.51K
28
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$49.59K - 180.58K
30
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$397.41K - 7.78M
31
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$216.1K - 1.52M
32
Snap-on Tools
Professional tools and equipment
$152.69K - 318.98K
33
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$3.45K - 57.75K
34
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$94.12K - 248.71K
35
Edible Arrangements Int'l. LLC
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$157K - 276.98K
37
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$3.52K - 75.75K
38
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$37.5K - 259K
39
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9.02K - 41.91K
40
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$277.38K - 464.32K
41
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$78.69K - 371.17K
42
The Maids
Residential cleaning
$97.13K - 123.88K
43
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88.05K - 13.17M
45
Papa Murphy's
Take-and-bake pizza
$226K - 414.32K
46
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$275.67K - 782.58K
47
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 139.5K
48
Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.
Printing, graphics and mailing center
$63.54K - 185.96K
49
WSI Digital Marketing
Internet services
$64.34K - 171.64K
50
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60.15K - 87.75K
51
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114.15K - 216K
52
Sylvan Learning
Supplemental education
$151.17K - 267.25K
53
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
Burgers
$1.25M - 1.9M
54
Budget Blinds Inc.
Window coverings, window film, rugs, accessories
$89.23K - 187.07K
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