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26th Annual Franchise 500

Who hit #1 in our Franchise 500 this year? Read on to find out.

This story appears in the January 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Editor's note: To skip ahead and view our Franchise 500� listing immediately, click here .

Maybe you've already read about it in the media, heard about others capitalizing on it or watched it happen firsthand-but will this finally be the year you get in on the franchising boom yourself? If so, you're in the right place. Entrepreneur's Franchise 500� is the world's first, best and most comprehensive listing of franchises-or, as we like to think of it, a great place to start on your path toward franchise success.

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