2012 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 198
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$3.69M - 6.57M
2
Subway
Subs, salads
$85.69K - 262.85K
3
Servpro
Insurance/disaster restoration and cleaning
$138.55K - 187.19K
4
Days Inn
Hotels
$198.86K - 7.3M
5
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2.33M
6
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1.12M - 2.61M
7
H&R Block
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$31.5K - 148.69K
8
Pizza Hut Inc.
Pizza, pasta, wings
$297K - 2.1M
9
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$294K - 1.51M
10
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$78.69K - 371.17K
11
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$3.45K - 57.75K
12
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4.28K - 76.5K
13
Supercuts
Hair salon
$113.75K - 233.6K
14
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
15
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$399.16K - 7.78M
16
KFC Corp.
Chicken
$1.25M - 2.53M
17
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72.19K - 149.32K
18
Taco Bell
Mexican food
$1.19M - 2.47M
19
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$275.61K - 707.4K
20
American Dairy Queen
Ice cream, hamburgers, chicken, sandwiches
$1.03M - 1.77M
21
Circle K
Convenience stores
$210.5K - 1.6M
22
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation
$56.79K - 69.9K
23
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$94.12K - 248.71K
24
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
Take-and-bake pizza
$226K - 414.32K
25
Snap-on Tools
Professional tools and equipment
$152.69K - 318.98K
26
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1.25M
27
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$9.76K - 97.94K
28
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$129.91K - 644.21K
29
Hardee's
Burgers, chicken, biscuits
$1.14M - 1.53M
30
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$167.64K - 281.35K
31
Church's Chicken
Chicken
$413.29K - 1.3M
32
Great Clips
Hair salon
$109.15K - 208.3K
33
Snap Fitness Inc.
24-hour fitness center
$108.23K - 258.14K
34
The UPS Store
Postal, business and communications services
$150.14K - 420.29K
35
System4
Commercial cleaning
$6.15K - 37.75K
36
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$9.85K - 35.83K
37
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$49.59K - 180.58K
38
Super 8
Hotels
$176.16K - 3.96M
39
Edible Arrangements Int'l.
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$156K - 276.98K
40
The Maids
Residential cleaning
$97.13K - 123.88K
41
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$4.61K - 26.27K
42
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 139.5K
43
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
Burgers
$1.2M - 1.74M
44
Baskin-Robbins
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen beverages
$100.69K - 390.2K
45
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$44.9K - 65.9K
46
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$286.07K - 474.32K
47
AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care
Transmission repair and car care
$244K - 353.79K
48
Arby's Restaurant Group Inc.
Sandwiches, fries, salads, shakes
$352.5K - 2.44M
49
Meineke Car Care Centers
Auto repair
$200K - 2.5M
50
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7.19M - 94M
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