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The Fast & the Franchising

The 103 fastest-growing franchises for 2002

This story appears in the March 2002 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Not everything about the economy is slowing. These recession-defying franchises seem to be experiencing the kind of growth we saw in the good old days. Need proof that there's no time like the present for capitalizing on an opportunity? Take a look at the following pages, in which we've listed the franchises that have grown the fastest over the past year.

Ties are listed alphabetically. Rankings are based on growth in the number of franchises from 2000 to 2001 as verified in Entrepreneur's 23rd Annual Franchise 500®.

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