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Our 39th Annual
2018 Franchise 500 Ranking

With more than 1,000 companies applying, the 39th annual Franchise 500 ranking is one of our most competitive ever. Those franchises that rose to the top reveal the newest trends as well as the industries that keep going strong decade after decade. Understanding the Ranking.

See Franchise Rankings...
RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 1
McDonald's
$1M - $2.2M
# 2
7-Eleven Inc.
$38K - $1.1M
# 3
Dunkin' Donuts
$229K - $1.7M
# 4
The UPS Store
$178K - $403K
# 5
RE/MAX LLC
$38K - $225K
# 6
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
$1.1M - $2.4M
# 7
Great Clips
$137K - $258K
# 8
Taco Bell
$525K - $2.6M
# 9
Hardee's
$1.4M - $1.9M
# 10
Sport Clips
$189K - $355K
# 11
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
$330K - $558K
# 12
Servpro
$158K - $212K
# 13
Culver Franchising System Inc.
$1.8M - $4.3M
# 14
Supercuts
$144K - $297K
# 15
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
$1.4M - $2M
# 16
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
# 17
Anytime Fitness
$89K - $678K
# 18
uBreakiFix
$60K - $221K
# 19
Ace Hardware Corp.
$273K - $1.6M
# 20
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
$70K - $141K
# 21
Planet Fitness
$857K - $4.2M
# 22
Keller Williams
$184K - $337K
# 23
Budget Blinds LLC
$110K - $231K
# 24
Jersey Mike's Subs
$193K - $660K
# 25
Marco's Pizza
$223K - $664K
# 26
CPR-Cell Phone Repair
$58K - $176K
# 27
Primrose School Franchising Co.
$717K - $5.8M
# 28
Mathnasium Learning Centers
$113K - $149K
# 29
Hampton by Hilton
$6.9M - $17.1M
# 30
Snap-on Tools
$170K - $350K
# 31
Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
$347K - $733K
# 32
Pet Supplies Plus
$555K - $1.3M
# 33
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
$29.1M - $112M
# 34
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
$162K - $2.3M
# 35
Smoothie King
$226K - $778K
# 36
Matco Tools
$91K - $270K
# 37
HomeVestors of America Inc.
$44K - $347K
# 38
Merry Maids
$87K - $124K
# 39
Firehouse Subs
$95K - $1.1M
# 40
Mac Tools
$103K - $256K
# 41
Baskin-Robbins
$94K - $402K
# 42
Mosquito Joe
$67K - $128K
# 43
Jack in the Box
$1.5M - $2.9M
# 44
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
$593K - $2M
# 45
Massage Envy
$435K - $1M
# 46
The Maids
$76K - $164K
# 47
Pizza Hut LLC
$302K - $2.2M
# 48
Orangetheory Fitness
$488K - $994K
# 49
Right at Home LLC
$78K - $138K
# 50
Nurse Next Door Home Care Services
$105K - $199K
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