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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
# 301
Aerowest Franchise
$15K - $49K
# 302
Gymboree Play & Music
$121K - $280K
# 303
Grease Monkey Franchising LLC
$157K - $341K
# 304
Five Star Painting
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$70K - $179K
# 305
Oil Can Henry's
$236K - $298K
# 306
Acti-Kare Inc.
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$34K - $55K
# 307
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
$578K - $2M
# 308
Mr. Rooter
$75K - $182K
# 309
Sir Speedy Print Signs Marketing
$228K - $278K
# 310
Roosters Men's Grooming Centers
$174K - $303K
# 311
Grout Doctor Global Franchise Corp.
$20K - $33K
# 312
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Inc.
$365K - $793K
# 313
Studio 6
$3.7M - $5M
# 314
HappyFeet Legends Int'l.
$23K - $29K
# 315
RimTyme Custom Wheels and Tires
$321K - $684K
# 316
Get A Grip Franchising LLC
$44K - $93K
# 317
LaVida Massage
$285K - $476K
# 318
Chyten Educational Services
$139K - $262K
# 319
MixStirs
$59K - $198K
# 320
TGA Premier Sports
$19K - $68K
# 321
Fuzziwig's Candy Factory Inc.
$184K - $363K
# 322
Jantize America
$8K - $49K
# 323
Sir Grout Franchising
$78K - $131K
# 324
SeekingSitters Franchise System Inc.
$59K - $91K
# 325
Zips Dry Cleaners
$1M - $1.5M
# 326
The Little Gym Int'l.
$181K - $432K
# 327
USA Insulation
$171K - $271K
# 328
Transworld Business Advisors
$75K - $97K
# 329
Clothes Mentor
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$227K - $349K
# 330
Interior Magic
$33K - $100K
# 331
Tasti D-Lite
$234K - $423K
# 332
Stevi B's Pizza
$514K - $684K
# 333
FRSTeam
$33K - $381K
# 334
Christmas Decor
$20K - $62K
# 335
Pak Mail
$154K - $230K
# 336
Fully Promoted
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$101K - $248K
# 337
ColorTyme
$450K - $698K
# 338
Hurricane Grill & Wings/Hurricane BTW
$225K - $969K
# 339
Homes & Land
$48K - $116K
# 340
Mini Cities Inc.
$16K - $21K
# 341
Eagle Tax
$37K - $79K
# 342
Caring Senior Service
$78K - $121K
# 343
CareMinders Home Care Inc.
$138K - $199K
# 344
Touching Hearts At Home
$48K - $71K
# 345
Mountain Mudd Espresso
$23K - $266K
# 346
Comet Cleaners
$93K - $890K
# 347
The Haagen-Dazs Shoppe Co. Inc.
$165K - $543K
# 348
Cartridge Depot
$78K - $191K
# 349
HouseMaster
$61K - $106K
# 350
Bruster's Real Ice Cream
$270K - $1.3M
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