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Don't blink, or else the 100 fastest-growing franchises for 2003 might pass you by.

While many companies are just managing to plod ahead, some are picking up the pace and offering prospective franchisees a spot on their fast track. Which franchises have managed to break ahead of the pack? We combed our data to find out. Without further delay, we present the 100 franchises that grew fastest over the past year.

But first, a few important details: All ties are listed alphabetically. These rankings are based on growth in the number of franchises from 2001 to 2002, as verified in Entrepreneur's 24th Annual Franchise 500®.

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