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2015
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.

See Franchise Rankings...
RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 51
Massage Envy
$453K - $1.1M
# 52
Fantastic Sams Cut & Color
$145K - $316K
# 53
Meineke Car Care Centers
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$123K - $573K
# 54
Cold Stone Creamery
$50K - $468K
# 55
Super 8 by Wyndham
$189K - $4.5M
# 56
Dairy Queen
$1.1M - $1.8M
# 57
Comfort Keepers
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$91K - $145K
# 58
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
$175K - $2.5M
# 59
Buffalo Wild Wings
$1.9M - $3.8M
# 60
Coverall
$16K - $51K
# 61
Firehouse Subs
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$92K - $825K
# 62
Home Instead Senior Care
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$109K - $125K
# 63
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$68K - $179K
# 64
Jersey Mike's Subs
$237K - $767K
# 65
Cinnabon
$185K - $331K
# 66
Express Employment Professionals
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$140K - $211K
# 67
Planet Fitness
$970K - $4.2M
# 68
Eye Level Learning Centers
$76K - $144K
# 69
Results! Travel
$25 - $10K
# 70
Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
$347K - $733K
# 71
Signarama
$110K - $296K
# 72
Batteries Plus Bulbs
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$190K - $367K
# 73
Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.
$64K - $166K
# 74
Choice Hotels Int'l.
$88K - $13.2M
# 75
RE/MAX LLC
$40K - $231K
# 76
Hilton Garden Inn
$12.1M - $23.2M
# 77
Mac Tools
$129K - $283K
# 78
Moe's Southwest Grill
$446K - $997K
# 79
Smoothie King
$264K - $844K
# 80
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs
$228K - $475K
# 81
FastSigns Int'l. Inc.
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$197K - $313K
# 82
Cellairis
$58K - $390K
# 83
Anago Cleaning Systems
$10K - $69K
# 84
Rita's Italian Ice
$176K - $435K
# 85
Culver's
$2M - $4.7M
# 86
Mathnasium Learning Centers
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$113K - $149K
# 87
Kona Ice
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$125K - $148K
# 88
Molly Maid
$111K - $153K
# 89
Proforma
$5K - $40K
# 90
Visiting Angels
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$83K - $129K
# 91
Weed Man
$68K - $86K
# 92
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
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$55K - $84K
# 93
Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits
$1.5M - $2.4M
# 94
Rooter-Man
$47K - $138K
# 95
Marco's Pizza
$290K - $763K
# 96
Pop-A-Lock Franchise System
$97K - $130K
# 97
Cartridge World
$37K - $136K
# 98
Charleys Philly Steaks
$252K - $581K
# 99
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
$2K - $53K
# 100
Golden Corral Restaurants
$2.2M - $6.6M
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