2009
Franchise 500 Ranking

Forty years after the very first Franchise 500 ranking, the franchise industry is still going strong and more competitive than ever. More than 1,000 companies applied for this year's ranking, and those that rose to the top reveal the latest trends as well as the companies that continue to evolve to keep going strong year after year. Understanding the Ranking.

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RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 201
Right at Home LLC
$80K - $147K
# 202
Stretch-N-Grow Int'l. Inc.
$30K - $30K
# 203
The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.
$1.4M - $1.8M
# 204
TacoTime
$145K - $814K
# 205
Homes & Land
$46K - $114K
# 206
Penn Station East Coast Subs
$348K - $557K
# 207
Stanley Steemer Carpet Cleaner
$112K - $260K
# 208
Fox's Pizza Den
$111K - $211K
# 209
DirectBuy Inc.
$359K - $904K
# 210
Murphy Business & Financial Corp. LLC
$62K - $124K
# 211
Gymboree Play & Music
$121K - $280K
# 212
Two Men and a Truck Int'l. Inc.
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$100K - $585K
# 213
Yogen Fruz
$123K - $460K
# 214
American Poolplayers Association
$21K - $28K
# 215
MARS Int'l. Inc.
$500 - $147K
# 216
Famous Dave's
$637K - $4.2M
# 217
Mr. Electric
$99K - $235K
# 218
Ductz Int'l.
$120K - $227K
# 219
Maid To Perfection
$57K - $63K
# 220
Precision Tune Auto Care
$127K - $254K
# 221
Meineke Car Care Centers
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$123K - $573K
# 222
Colors On Parade
$34K - $103K
# 223
The Haagen-Dazs Shoppe Co. Inc.
$164K - $543K
# 224
Hollywood Tans
$279K - $471K
# 225
MaidPro
$58K - $222K
# 226
The Entrepreneur's Source
$87K - $111K
# 227
Mr. Sandless/Dr. DecknFence
$27K - $87K
# 228
Wetzel's Pretzels
$165K - $406K
# 229
Mr. Appliance
$61K - $140K
# 230
Pak Mail
$156K - $232K
# 231
Leadership Management International Inc.
$20K - $28K
# 232
Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip
$145K - $499K
# 233
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
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$37K - $46K
# 234
Surf City Squeeze
$64K - $310K
# 235
RedBrick Pizza
$201K - $538K
# 236
Marco's Pizza
$294K - $789K
# 237
AlphaGraphics
$102K - $381K
# 238
Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc.
$87K - $151K
# 239
Wild Birds Unlimited
$151K - $261K
# 240
Dryclean USA
$262K - $607K
# 241
i9 Sports
$60K - $70K
# 242
Doubletree by Hilton
$22.8M - $79.2M
# 243
Assist-2-Sell
$24K - $46K
# 244
Marble Slab Creamery
$316K - $409K
# 245
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc.
$63K - $325K
# 246
SeaMaster Cruises
$10K - $17K
# 247
Fastframe USA Inc.
$106K - $150K
# 248
The Senior's Choice Inc.
$45K - $65K
# 249
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
$2K - $53K
# 250
Hospitality Int'l. Inc.
$134K - $2.6M
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