The Top 10 Franchises of 2015

2015 Top Newest Franchises

What are some of the newest stars in the franchising world this year? To answer that, we've compiled this list of the companies submitted for Entrepreneur's 2015 Franchise 500® ranking that began franchising in the last five years (since 2010). About the Top Newest Franchises.

  • Rank
  • Company/Description/Initial Investment
# 1
Mac Tools

Mac Tools

Automotive tools and equipment

Initial Investment: $86K - $240K

# 2
Rent-A-Center

Rent-A-Center

Rent-to-own furniture, electronics, computers, appliances

Initial Investment: $355K - $582K

# 3
Grounds Guys LLC, The

Grounds Guys LLC, The

Landscape maintenance

Initial Investment: $71K - $195K

# 4
FirstLight HomeCare

FirstLight HomeCare

Nonmedical home care

Initial Investment: $87K - $131K

# 5
Hallmark Homecare Inc.

Hallmark Homecare Inc.

Caregiver search, recruitment and placement

Initial Investment: $33K - $46K

# 6
Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt

Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt

Self-serve frozen yogurt

Initial Investment: $283K - $468K

# 7
Fresh Healthy Vending

Fresh Healthy Vending

Snack and beverage vending machines

Initial Investment: $121K - $206K

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# 8
HUMAN Healthy Markets

HUMAN Healthy Markets

Healthful-food distribution

Initial Investment: $64K - $110K

# 9
Green Home Solutions

Green Home Solutions

Environmentally friendly indoor and outdoor home services

Initial Investment: $25K - $89K

# 10
Engineering for Kids

Engineering for Kids

Math, science, technology and engineering activities

Initial Investment: $27K - $94K

# 11
Seva Beauty

Seva Beauty

Threading, eyelash extensions, waxing, spa services and products

Initial Investment: $114K - $200K

# 12
Phenix Salon Suites Franchising LLC

Phenix Salon Suites Franchising LLC

Salon suites

Initial Investment: $283K - $938K

# 13
Brickhouse Cardio Club

Brickhouse Cardio Club

Fitness studios

Initial Investment: $22K - $39K

# 14
Welcomemat Services

Welcomemat Services

Direct-mail advertising to new movers

Initial Investment: $58K - $85K

# 15
uBreakiFix

uBreakiFix

Electronics repairs

Initial Investment: $75K - $166K

# 16
You've Got Maids

You've Got Maids

Environmentally friendly residential cleaning

Initial Investment: $34K - $109K

# 17
Crunch Franchising LLC

Crunch Franchising LLC

Fitness centers

Initial Investment: $305K - $1.4M

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# 18
Pinot's Palette

Pinot's Palette

Paint-and-sip studio

Initial Investment: $74K - $194K

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# 19
Orangetheory Fitness

Orangetheory Fitness

Group personal training

Initial Investment: $438K - $772K

# 20
Waxing the City

Waxing the City

Facial and body waxing

Initial Investment: $97K - $326K

# 21
Exercise Coach, The

Exercise Coach, The

Personal training, nutritional guidance

Initial Investment: $107K - $246K

# 22
Beef Jerky Outlet Franchise Inc.

Beef Jerky Outlet Franchise Inc.

Jerky, sausages, specialty foods

Initial Investment: $159K - $299K

# 23
Flippin' Pizza

Flippin' Pizza

Pizza, salads

Initial Investment: $221K - $398K

# 24
iLoveKickboxing.com

iLoveKickboxing.com

Kickboxing fitness classes

Initial Investment: $120K - $309K

# 25
Go Mini's Portable Storage & Moving

Go Mini's Portable Storage & Moving

Portable storage containers

Initial Investment: $208K - $397K

# 26
Yesco

Yesco

Sign and lighting services

Initial Investment: $64K - $350K

# 27
TRYP by Wyndham

TRYP by Wyndham

Hotels

Initial Investment: $1.3M - $22.9M

# 28
NYS Collection

NYS Collection

Eyewear and accessories kiosk

Initial Investment: $81K - $99K

# 29
101 Mobility

101 Mobility

Mobility and accessibility equipment sales and services

Initial Investment: $94K - $188K

# 30
BlueGrace Logistics

BlueGrace Logistics

Transportation management

Initial Investment: $40K - $181K

# 31
Wine and Design

Wine and Design

Paint-and-sip studio

Initial Investment: $45K - $92K

# 32
Enviro-Master Franchise LLC

Enviro-Master Franchise LLC

Restroom hygiene products and services

Initial Investment: $156K - $283K

# 33
Companion Connection Senior Care

Companion Connection Senior Care

Medical/nonmedical personal care

Initial Investment: $23K - $26K

# 34
Zagg

Zagg

Mobile device accessories

Initial Investment: $26K - $60K

# 35
ActiveRx

ActiveRx

Strength training, physical therapy and chronic-disease management for ages 60+

Initial Investment: $167K - $298K

# 36
TGA Premier Youth Tennis

TGA Premier Youth Tennis

Youth tennis programs

Initial Investment: $16K - $67K

# 37
Waiting Game, The

Waiting Game, The

Free monthly waiting-room publication

Initial Investment: $9K - $11K

# 38
Best in Class Education Center

Best in Class Education Center

Supplemental education

Initial Investment: $57K - $97K

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# 39
Quesada Burritos - Tacos

Quesada Burritos - Tacos

Mexican food

Initial Investment: $161K - $239K

# 40
NZone Sports of America Inc.

NZone Sports of America Inc.

Sports leagues and camps for ages 3 to 18

Initial Investment: $41K - $56K

# 41
British Swim School USA

British Swim School USA

Swimming lessons for ages 3 months and older

Initial Investment: $75K - $113K

# 42
Bottle & Bottega

Bottle & Bottega

Paint-and-sip studio

Initial Investment: $94K - $146K

# 43
Genius Kids

Genius Kids

Preschool, daycare, public-speaking enrichment programs

Initial Investment: $225K - $575K

# 44
Burger 21

Burger 21

Burgers

Initial Investment: $428K - $1.1M

# 45
Lightbridge Academy

Lightbridge Academy

Child care/early learning

Initial Investment: $470K - $689K

# 46
Storm Guard Restoration

Storm Guard Restoration

Exterior restoration

Initial Investment: $159K - $232K

# 47
Wow 1 Day Painting

Wow 1 Day Painting

One-day residential and commercial painting

Initial Investment: $103K - $140K

# 48
Golden Heart Senior Care

Golden Heart Senior Care

Nonmedical home care

Initial Investment: $55K - $81K

# 49
Ikor Int'l. Inc.

Ikor Int'l. Inc.

Patient advocacy and guardianship for seniors and the disabled

Initial Investment: $83K - $136K

# 50
Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness

Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness

Medical weight-loss services

Initial Investment: $196K - $478K

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About the Top New Franchises

What are some of the newest stars in the franchising world this year? To answer that, we've compiled this list of the companies submitted for Entrepreneur's 2015 Franchise 500® ranking that began franchising in the last five years (since 2010).

This list isn't intended to endorse any particular franchise, but rather to provide a starting point for your research. Before you purchase any franchise, you should investigate the opportunity thoroughly by interviewing existing franchisees, consulting with an attorney and an accountant, and reading all pertinent literature, including the company's Franchise Disclosure Document.

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