Franchise 500 Our annual ranking of America's top franchise opportunities. en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:15:00 GMT Our Top Global Franchises These international franchises are offering up a world of possibilities. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:15:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Our Top Personal-Service Franchises This category, which includes children's enrichment, fitness, spa and senior care services, is among the fastest growing in the franchise world. Sat, 06 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold The Top Franchise in Every Industry We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500. Fri, 16 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Our Top Homebased Franchises, No Office Space Required Lower startup costs -- sixty of these homebased companies can be started for less than $50,000 -- are just part of the reason for these businesses' popularity. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer A newcomer to the Franchise 500, IceBorn boasts a proprietary system that can be controlled and monitored by franchisees remotely via a smartphone. Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Pizza Hut Wants a Bite of the By-the-Slice Business For the first time ever, Pizza Hut is selling pizza by the slice in new stores, as well as rolling out digital menu boards and deck ovens. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:43:00 GMT Kate Taylor Report: Franchise Establishments to Post Biggest Growth Since the Recession The International Franchising Association predicts that franchise growth and job creation will outpace the wider economy in 2014. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:48:00 GMT Kate Taylor Meet the Franchise Serving Dinner in the Sky It's the gourmet meal of a lifetime. Just don't look down. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jason Daley The Top 10 Franchises of 2014 These 10 franchises are leading the way into the New Year. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 13:00:00 GMT Jason Daley How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10 A focus on franchisee selection, training and operations helped Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches reach number five on the Franchise 500 list this year. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jason Daley The Top 5 Franchise Industries to Watch The companies in our Franchise 500 are showing dramatic gains. Here are the sectors that are leading the charge. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Meet the Top Franchise of 2014 Positive culture and a commitment to health, family and safety have taken a 24-hour gym concept to the top of the 2014 Franchise 500. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Top Franchises You Can Launch for Less Than $50,000 You don't have to break the bank to get started in franchising. Check out our list of the top businesses you can launch for less than $50,000. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Top Food Franchises of 2013 Restaurants or other food-related businesses represent a large portion of our franchise 500 ranking. Here is a list of the 122 food-related companies by category. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Top Franchises in Every Industry Our list of the franchises that are best in class. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 09:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Top 10 New Franchises A variety of fresh concepts are livening up franchising. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:14:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold The Fastest Growing Franchises for 2013 Quick-serve, senior-care and cleaning firms dominate our list of the fastest-growing franchises. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:45:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold How to Name a Franchise What's in a name? When it comes to franchising, a lot of goofy stuff. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Truffle Fries With That? Fast-Food Franchises Spice Up Their Menus Quick-serve restaurants are beefing up their menus with gourmet offerings in an effort to compete with their fast-casual counterparts. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Franchisors Offer Their Own Financing Programs Savvy systems offer financial help to their franchisees. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT Michelle Goodman