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
# 251
Kilwins Chocolates Franchise Inc.
$381K - $898K
# 252
Signal 88 Security
$62K - $219K
# 253
Menchie's
$218K - $385K
# 254
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc.
$63K - $325K
# 255
Straw Hat Pizza
$347K - $825K
# 256
Showhomes
$61K - $103K
# 257
AdvantaClean
$113K - $245K
# 258
Handyman Connection
$100K - $153K
# 259
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
$187K - $477K
# 260
Postal Annex+
$156K - $232K
# 261
Kinderdance Int'l. Inc.
$18K - $47K
# 262
City Publications
$44K - $268K
# 263
Spherion Staffing
$148K - $347K
# 264
1-800 Water Damage
$132K - $207K
# 265
Smashburger Franchising LLC
$546K - $895K
# 266
Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services
$65K - $107K
# 267
i9 Sports
$60K - $70K
# 268
Biggby Coffee
$187K - $369K
# 269
Tuffy Tire and Auto Service
$224K - $414K
# 270
Mighty Auto Parts
$154K - $391K
# 271
Plan Ahead Events
$46K - $71K
# 272
LearningRx
$90K - $149K
# 273
The Glass Guru
$73K - $180K
# 274
GolfTEC
$125K - $470K
# 275
Hospitality Int'l. Inc.
$134K - $2.6M
# 276
Wyndham
$1.5M - $68.1M
# 277
Home Video Studio
$79K - $107K
# 278
Martinizing
$420K - $731K
# 279
Kid to Kid
$302K - $485K
# 280
Slumberland Franchising Inc.
$546K - $2M
# 281
Real Deals on Home Decor
$102K - $162K
# 282
Computer Troubleshooters
$12K - $29K
# 283
Home Care Assistance
$86K - $147K
# 284
Fresh Coat
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$54K - $77K
# 285
Leadership Management International Inc.
$20K - $28K
# 286
RE/MAX LLC
$40K - $284K
# 287
Young Rembrandts Franchise Inc.
$41K - $49K
# 288
Genghis Grill-Build Your Own Stir Fry
$347K - $974K
# 289
School of Rock
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$192K - $422K
# 290
Expense Reduction Analysts
$66K - $86K
# 291
Fox's Pizza Den
$111K - $211K
# 292
Marble Slab Creamery
$316K - $409K
# 293
Tiger-Rock Martial Arts
$90K - $198K
# 294
Billboard Connection/Izon Global Media
$44K - $69K
# 295
HomeWell Care Services
$70K - $130K
# 296
Philly Pretzel Factory
$134K - $351K
# 297
Flip Flop Shops LLC
$211K - $341K
# 298
Allegra Marketing-Print-Mail
$31K - $374K
# 299
Express Tax
$16K - $48K
# 300
Zoup! Systems LLC
$358K - $651K
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