2013 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 200
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
7-Eleven Inc.
Convenience stores
$37K - 2M
2
Subway
Subs, salads
$117K - 263K
3
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$4M - 14M
4
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72K - 149K
5
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2M
6
KFC Corp.
Chicken
$1M - 3M
7
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
8
Pizza Hut Inc.
Pizza, pasta, wings
$297K - 2M
9
Baskin-Robbins
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen beverages
$103K - 389K
10
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$79K - 371K
11
Supercuts
Hair salon
$114K - 234K
12
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$216K - 2M
13
Circle K
Convenience stores
$211K - 2M
14
Servpro
Insurance/disaster restoration and cleaning
$139K - 187K
15
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$168K - 295K
16
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
17
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1M - 3M
18
Dairy Queen
Ice cream, burgers, chicken
$362K - 2M
19
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$130K - 644K
20
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$38K - 259K
21
Hardee's
Burgers, chicken, biscuits
$1M - 2M
22
H&R Block
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$32K - 149K
23
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$50K - 181K
24
Super 8
Hotels
$176K - 4M
25
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7M - 94M
26
Days Inn
Hotels
$199K - 7M
27
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 51K
28
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$47K - 229K
29
Snap-on Tools
Professional tools and equipment
$153K - 319K
30
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203K - 425K
31
Snap Fitness Inc.
24-hour fitness center
$107K - 258K
32
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$276K - 783K
33
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1M
34
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
35
Cinnabon
Cinnamon rolls, baked goods, coffee
$180K - 386K
36
Yogen Fruz
Frozen yogurt, soft-serve ice cream
$136K - 472K
37
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
Burgers
$1M - 2M
38
Choice Hotels Int'l.
Hotels
$88K - 13M
39
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
Soft pretzels
$195K - 368K
40
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 36K
41
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99K - 115K
42
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$277K - 464K
43
Eye Level Learning Centers
Supplemental education
$68K - 135K
44
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$58K - 72K
45
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114K - 216K
46
Papa Murphy's
Take-and-bake pizza
$226K - 414K
47
RadioShack Corp.
Electronics store
$145K - 644K
48
The UPS Store
Postal, business and communications services
$150K - 420K
49
Edible Arrangements Int'l. LLC
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$157K - 277K
50
Church's Chicken
Chicken
$413K - 1M
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