2012
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
MaidPro
$58K - $222K
# 202
Crown Trophy Inc.
$168K - $228K
# 203
Magicuts
$138K - $205K
# 204
Palm Beach Tan
$498K - $802K
# 205
NrGize Lifestyle Cafe
$58K - $341K
# 206
Guard-A-Kid
$21K - $39K
# 207
Yogurtland Franchising Inc.
$278K - $588K
# 208
Cartridge World
$37K - $136K
# 209
Mr. Appliance
$61K - $140K
# 210
ShelfGenie Franchise Systems LLC
$45K - $95K
# 211
Unishippers Global Logistics LLC
$45K - $421K
# 212
Famous Dave's
$637K - $4.2M
# 213
Sculpture Hospitality
$43K - $57K
# 214
The Dentist's Choice
$55K - $60K
# 215
Howard Johnson by Wyndham
$370K - $9.6M
# 216
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
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$37K - $46K
# 217
Retro Fitness
$944K - $1.6M
# 218
Soccer Shots Franchising LLC
$41K - $54K
# 219
AdviCoach
$66K - $79K
# 220
Coffee News
$11K - $12K
# 221
Byrider
$825K - $3.7M
# 222
Complete Weddings + Events
$32K - $87K
# 223
Floor Coverings International
$154K - $223K
# 224
College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors
$105K - $173K
# 225
The Senior's Choice Inc.
$45K - $65K
# 226
Miracle Method Surface Refinishing
$85K - $145K
# 227
HoneyBaked Ham
$292K - $517K
# 228
Interface Financial Corp.
$91K - $142K
# 229
Play It Again Sports
$268K - $391K
# 230
Rooter-Man
$47K - $138K
# 231
Steamatic LLC
$114K - $196K
# 232
OpenWorks
$17K - $124K
# 233
Color Me Mine Enterprises Inc.
$166K - $228K
# 234
Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers
$1.9M - $2.7M
# 235
Yogen Fruz
$123K - $460K
# 236
Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services
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$34K - $53K
# 237
PostNet Neighborhood Business Centers
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$186K - $228K
# 238
Ben & Jerry's
$149K - $504K
# 239
Ident-A-Kid Franchise Corp.
$34K - $44K
# 240
Just Between Friends Franchise Systems Inc.
$39K - $55K
# 241
CPR Cell Phone Repair
$56K - $171K
# 242
Ledo Pizza
$126K - $442K
# 243
Mint Condition Franchising Inc.
$5K - $32K
# 244
Christian Brothers Automotive Corp.
$461K - $566K
# 245
Pretzelmaker
$216K - $343K
# 246
A&W Restaurants Inc.
$269K - $1.2M
# 247
CMIT Solutions Inc.
$128K - $175K
# 248
Get In Shape For Women
$71K - $173K
# 249
Max Muscle Sports Nutrition
$115K - $281K
# 250
Donatos
$387K - $699K
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