2010
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
# 51
Snap Fitness Inc.
$154K - $530K
# 52
Carl's Jr. Restaurants LLC
$1.6M - $2.2M
# 53
Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.
$75K - $180K
# 54
Coffee News
$11K - $12K
# 55
AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care
$224K - $331K
# 56
WSI
$64K - $95K
# 57
Dairy Queen
$1.1M - $1.8M
# 58
System4 Facility Services
$106K - $373K
# 59
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$68K - $179K
# 60
Keller Williams
$184K - $337K
# 61
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
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$314K - $556K
# 62
Cruise Planners
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$2K - $24K
# 63
Home Helpers Home Care
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$85K - $137K
# 64
Home Instead Senior Care
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$109K - $125K
# 65
ActionCoach
$48K - $190K
# 66
Signarama
$116K - $315K
# 67
Comfort Keepers
$91K - $145K
# 68
GNC Franchising
$150K - $389K
# 69
Sport Clips
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$225K - $373K
# 70
Long John Silver's Restaurants Inc.
$833K - $1.4M
# 71
MRINetwork
$67K - $100K
# 72
Proforma
$5K - $60K
# 73
Cicis
$222K - $1.1M
# 74
Orion Food Systems LLC
$60K - $140K
# 75
Express Employment Professionals
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$140K - $211K
# 76
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc.
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$204K - $945K
# 77
Budget Blinds LLC
$110K - $234K
# 78
United Real Estate
$55K - $286K
# 79
CleanNet USA Inc.
$15K - $46K
# 80
Smoothie King
$264K - $844K
# 81
Molly Maid
$112K - $156K
# 82
Rita's Italian Ice
$176K - $435K
# 83
Choice Hotels Int'l.
$88K - $13.2M
# 84
RE/MAX LLC
$40K - $284K
# 85
FastSigns Int'l. Inc.
$197K - $313K
# 86
Buffalo Wild Wings
$1.9M - $3.8M
# 87
Rooter-Man
$47K - $138K
# 88
Massage Envy
$481K - $899K
# 89
Novus Glass
$55K - $258K
# 90
Dream Vacations
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$2K - $20K
# 91
Lawn Doctor
$100K - $116K
# 92
Cinnabon
$182K - $340K
# 93
CertaPro Painters
$133K - $170K
# 94
Golden Corral Restaurants
$2.3M - $6.7M
# 95
Maaco Franchising Inc.
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$362K - $567K
# 96
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$55K - $84K
# 97
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
$1.9M - $9.6M
# 98
Ben & Jerry's
$149K - $504K
# 99
Hilton Garden Inn
$13M - $27.1M
# 100
Great Clips
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$137K - $259K
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