2013
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
Biggby Coffee
$187K - $369K
# 202
Gymboree Play & Music
$121K - $280K
# 203
Smashburger Franchising LLC
$546K - $895K
# 204
Max Muscle Sports Nutrition
$115K - $281K
# 205
Fresh Coat
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$54K - $77K
# 206
AdvantaClean
$113K - $245K
# 207
Just Between Friends Franchise Systems Inc.
$39K - $55K
# 208
The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education
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$494K - $3.6M
# 209
Bruster's Real Ice Cream
$229K - $1.3M
# 210
WoodSpring Suites
$5M - $7M
# 211
School of Rock
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$192K - $422K
# 212
Complete Weddings + Events
$32K - $87K
# 213
Get In Shape For Women
$71K - $173K
# 214
Camp Bow Wow
$751K - $1.5M
# 215
Line-X LLC
$126K - $366K
# 216
CMIT Solutions Inc.
$128K - $175K
# 217
CPR Cell Phone Repair
$56K - $171K
# 218
GameTruck Licensing LLC
$157K - $343K
# 219
Mr. Appliance
$61K - $140K
# 220
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
$590K - $2M
# 221
Byrider
$825K - $3.7M
# 222
Howard Johnson by Wyndham
$370K - $9.6M
# 223
Miracle Method Surface Refinishing
$85K - $145K
# 224
Paul Davis Emergency Services
$49K - $214K
# 225
Huddle House
$512K - $1.3M
# 226
Christian Brothers Automotive Corp.
$461K - $566K
# 227
Lennys Grill & Subs
$193K - $431K
# 228
ASP America's Swimming Pool Co.
$108K - $145K
# 229
Pretzelmaker
$216K - $343K
# 230
Flip Flop Shops LLC
$211K - $341K
# 231
Great American Cookies
$178K - $476K
# 232
Signal 88 Security
$62K - $219K
# 233
The Growth Coach
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$57K - $79K
# 234
Scooter's Coffee
$331K - $638K
# 235
Clothes Mentor LLC
$173K - $340K
# 236
Roosters Men's Grooming Centers
$196K - $335K
# 237
Microtel by Wyndham
$4M - $6.1M
# 238
Mac Tools
$132K - $288K
# 239
Trend Transformations
$124K - $470K
# 240
InXpress
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$86K - $170K
# 241
Transworld Business Advisors
$75K - $97K
# 242
Interface Financial Corp.
$91K - $142K
# 243
City Publications
$44K - $268K
# 244
Postal Annex+
$156K - $232K
# 245
Golden Chick
$443K - $1.3M
# 246
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc.
$63K - $325K
# 247
Great Wraps
$160K - $486K
# 248
Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa
$533K - $618K
# 249
Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip
$145K - $499K
# 250
Marble Slab Creamery
$316K - $409K
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