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Understanding the Rankings

A look inside on how the Franchise 500® list was compiled.

This story appears in the January 2008 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

We've spent the past several months researching and analyzing hundreds of franchise companies--not to mention the time we've put in to perfecting our ranking procedure and top-secret formula over the past 29 years--and we're proud to present Entrepreneur's 29th Annual Franchise 500®, the world's first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking.

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