2014 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 200
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
7-Eleven Inc.
Convenience stores
$37K - 2M
2
Pizza Hut Inc.
Pizza, pasta, wings
$297K - 2M
3
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203K - 425K
4
Subway
Subs, salads
$117K - 263K
5
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2M
6
Baskin-Robbins
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen beverages
$103K - 389K
7
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$79K - 371K
8
KFC Corp.
Chicken
$1M - 3M
9
Super 8
Hotels
$176K - 4M
10
Hardee's
Burgers, chicken, biscuits
$1M - 2M
11
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1M
12
Dairy Queen
Ice cream, burgers, chicken
$362K - 2M
13
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
14
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$168K - 295K
15
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$130K - 644K
16
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 51K
17
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
18
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$216K - 2M
19
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99K - 115K
20
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1M - 3M
21
Sign-A-Rama Inc.
Signs
$92K - 234K
22
Circle K
Convenience stores
$211K - 2M
23
Snap Fitness Inc.
24-hour fitness center
$107K - 258K
24
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
Burgers
$1M - 2M
25
The UPS Store
Postal, business and communications services
$150K - 420K
26
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
Soft pretzels
$195K - 368K
27
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7M - 94M
28
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72K - 149K
29
Taco Bell
Mexican food
$1M - 3M
30
Cinnabon
Cinnamon rolls, baked goods, coffee
$180K - 386K
31
Gymboree Play & Music
Parent/child play and learning programs
$107K - 273K
32
Sixt Franchise USA LLC
Auto rentals
$614K - 6M
33
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$4M - 14M
34
Days Inn
Hotels
$199K - 7M
35
Radisson
Hotels
$3M - 7M
36
Pirtek USA
Hose service and supply center/mobile services
$332K - 581K
37
Dryclean USA
Dry cleaning
$262K - 599K
38
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
39
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$38K - 259K
40
Ziebart
Auto appearance and protection services
$172K - 331K
41
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 36K
42
Smoothie King
Smoothies, health products
$176K - 404K
43
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant
Japanese barbeque restaurant
$782K - 2M
44
RadioShack Corp.
Electronics store
$145K - 644K
45
Supercuts
Hair salon
$114K - 234K
46
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$277K - 464K
47
Church's Chicken
Chicken
$413K - 1M
48
Marble Slab Creamery
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, baked goods
$230K - 372K
49
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System
Commercial cleaning
$14K - 48K
50
My Gym Children's Fitness Center
Early-learning/fitness programs
$34K - 247K
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