2017
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
# 1
7-Eleven Inc.
$47K - $1.2M
# 2
McDonald's
$1.1M - $2.2M
# 3
Dunkin'
$396K - $1.6M
# 4
The UPS Store
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$138K - $470K
# 5
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
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$314K - $556K
# 6
Dairy Queen
$1.1M - $1.8M
# 7
Ace Hardware
$286K - $2.1M
# 8
Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
$347K - $733K
# 9
Sport Clips
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$225K - $373K
# 10
RE/MAX LLC
$40K - $284K
# 11
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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$73K - $155K
# 12
Taco Bell
$525K - $2.6M
# 13
Supercuts
$151K - $321K
# 14
Anytime Fitness
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$77K - $521K
# 15
Firehouse Subs
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$161K - $843K
# 16
Hardee's Restaurants LLC
$1.5M - $2M
# 17
Massage Envy
$481K - $899K
# 18
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp.
$275K - $1.9M
# 19
Orangetheory Fitness
$564K - $999K
# 20
Culver's
$2M - $4.7M
# 21
Jersey Mike's Subs
$237K - $767K
# 22
Miracle-Ear Inc.
$119K - $353K
# 23
McAlister's Deli
$772K - $1.1M
# 24
Pearle Vision
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$399K - $604K
# 25
Phenix Salon Suites Franchising LLC
$300K - $983K
# 26
Mosquito Joe
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$96K - $140K
# 27
Great Clips
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$137K - $259K
# 28
Hampton by Hilton
$7.7M - $20.3M
# 29
Carl's Jr. Restaurants LLC
$1.6M - $2.2M
# 30
One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning
$82K - $551K
# 31
Express Employment Professionals
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$140K - $211K
# 32
Planet Fitness
$1.1M - $4.2M
# 33
Merry Maids
$87K - $124K
# 34
Snap-on Tools
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$172K - $375K
# 35
Subway
$150K - $329K
# 36
The Maids
$63K - $141K
# 37
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$4K - $55K
# 38
Marco's Pizza
$294K - $789K
# 39
Sonic Drive-In
$1.2M - $3.5M
# 40
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
$7.5M - $98.5M
# 41
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
$590K - $2M
# 42
Edible
$174K - $373K
# 43
Matco Tools
$93K - $273K
# 44
Mathnasium Learning Centers
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$113K - $149K
# 45
Goldfish Swim School Franchising LLC
$1.3M - $3M
# 46
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
$546K - $1.1M
# 47
Spherion Staffing
$148K - $347K
# 48
Servpro
$160K - $214K
# 49
Pet Supplies Plus
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$441K - $1.3M
# 50
Moe's Southwest Grill
$444K - $1M
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