Franchises

America's top franchises from Entrepreneur's Franchise 500
RANK
 
FRANCHISE NAME
STARTUP COSTS
1
Subway
$117K - 263K
2
McDonald's
$989K - 2M
3
Liberty Tax Service
$59K - 72K
4
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
$1M - 2M
5
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
$7M - 94M
6
Ace Hardware Corp.
$750K - 1M
7
Pizza Hut Inc.
$297K - 2M
8
The UPS Store
$168K - 354K
9
Circle K
$211K - 2M
10
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - 844K
Past Rankings: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2008 2007 2006
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Top 10 Homebased/Mobile Franchises for 2008
Top franchise opportunities you can run from home
RANK
 
FRANCHISE NAME
STARTUP COSTS
1
Jani-King
$13K - 93K
2
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$4K - 52K
3
Servpro
$142K - 191K
4
ServiceMaster Clean
$70K - 262K
5
Snap-on Tools
$160K - 316K
6
Stratus Building Solutions
$3K - 50K
7
Matco Tools
$85K - 248K
8
Jazzercise Inc.
$4K - 76K
9
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
$11K - 36K
10
Bonus Building Care
$9K - 42K
Past Rankings: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2008 2007 2006
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Top 10 Low-Cost Franchises for 2008
Top franchises you can start for less than $50,000
RANK
 
FRANCHISE NAME
STARTUP COSTS
1
RE/MAX LLC
$38K - 224K
2
Jani-King
$13K - 93K
3
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
$64K - 134K
4
Bonus Building Care
$9K - 42K
5
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
$49K - 92K
6
Liberty Tax Service
$59K - 72K
7
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$4K - 52K
8
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$11K - 141K
9
ServiceMaster Clean
$70K - 262K
10
Merle Norman Cosmetics
$33K - 169K
Past Rankings: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2006
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Top 10 New Franchises for 2008
Top new franchises from the Franchise 500
RANK
 
FRANCHISE NAME
STARTUP COSTS
1
Instant Tax Service
$39K - 89K
2
Snap Fitness Inc.
$110K - 286K
3
Stratus Building Solutions
$3K - 50K
4
Chester's
$5K - 303K
5
HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab
$58K - 253K
6
Goin' Postal
$47K - 112K
7
Senior Helpers
$81K - 117K
8
Oreck Clean Home Center
$85K - 221K
9
Fast-teks On-site Computer Services
$36K - 62K
10
Murphy Business & Financial Corp. LLC
$54K - 114K
Past Rankings: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2008 2007 2006
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Top 10 Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2009
Fastest-growing franchises from the Franchise 500
RANK
 
FRANCHISE NAME
STARTUP COSTS
1
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$4K - 52K
2
Subway
$117K - 263K
3
Instant Tax Service
$39K - 89K
4
Stratus Building Solutions
$3K - 50K
5
Snap Fitness Inc.
$110K - 286K
6
Dunkin' Donuts
$217K - 2M
7
Jazzercise Inc.
$4K - 76K
8
Bonus Building Care
$9K - 42K
9
Anytime Fitness
$63K - 418K
10
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
$11K - 36K
Past Rankings: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2008 2007 2006
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Top 10 Global Franchises for 2008
Top U.S. franchisors seeking franchisees outside the United States.
RANK
 
FRANCHISE NAME
STARTUP COSTS
1
Subway
$117K - 263K
2
McDonald's
$989K - 2M
3
Liberty Tax Service
$59K - 72K
4
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
$1M - 2M
5
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
$7M - 94M
6
Ace Hardware Corp.
$750K - 1M
7
Pizza Hut Inc.
$297K - 2M
8
The UPS Store
$168K - 354K
9
Circle K
$211K - 2M
10
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - 844K
Past Rankings: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2008 2007
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