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Our 40th Annual
2019 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
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
$590K - $2M
# 52
Anago Cleaning Systems
$10K - $69K
# 53
Doubletree by Hilton
$22M - $69.3M
# 54
Mac Tools
$129K - $283K
# 55
Primrose School Franchising Co.
$638K - $5.7M
# 56
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
$29.2M - $111.9M
# 57
911 Restoration
$70K - $227K
# 58
Lawn Doctor
$102K - $116K
# 59
Weed Man
$68K - $86K
# 60
Cruise Planners
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$2K - $23K
# 61
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
$454K - $1.1M
# 62
Red Roof Inn
$196K - $5.1M
# 63
Miracle-Ear Inc.
$119K - $288K
# 64
Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers
$149K - $819K
# 65
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
$222K - $569K
# 66
Express Employment Professionals
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$140K - $211K
# 67
Kona Ice
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$125K - $148K
# 68
Kilwins Chocolates Franchise Inc.
$423K - $790K
# 69
The Maids
$63K - $141K
# 70
Homewood Suites by Hilton
$11M - $22.1M
# 71
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
$504K - $849K
# 72
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$68K - $179K
# 73
Motel 6
$2.6M - $3.9M
# 74
Cinnabon
$185K - $331K
# 75
Pearle Vision
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$399K - $604K
# 76
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
$6K - $37K
# 77
Fuzzy's Taco Shop
$859K - $1.3M
# 78
Hilton Garden Inn
$12.1M - $23.2M
# 79
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
$199K - $385K
# 80
Ben & Jerry's
$149K - $504K
# 81
Cornwell Quality Tools
$60K - $273K
# 82
Goddard Systems Inc.
$620K - $761K
# 83
Marco's Pizza
$294K - $789K
# 84
The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education
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$494K - $3.6M
# 85
SafeSplash/SwimLabs/Swimtastic
$40K - $1.6M
# 86
Palm Beach Tan
$498K - $802K
# 87
British Swim School USA
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$93K - $239K
# 88
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc.
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$204K - $945K
# 89
Home2 Suites by Hilton
$8.2M - $14.6M
# 90
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
$234K - $373K
# 91
CMIT Solutions Inc.
$128K - $175K
# 92
Embassy Suites by Hilton
$17.4M - $75M
# 93
Rooter-Man
$47K - $138K
# 94
Jazzercise Inc.
$2K - $17K
# 95
FastSigns Int'l. Inc.
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$197K - $313K
# 96
Carstar Franchise Systems Inc.
$284K - $830K
# 97
Urban Air Adventure Park
$1.7M - $2.5M
# 98
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
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$37K - $46K
# 99
Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers
$1.9M - $2.7M
# 100
Spring-Green Lawn Care
$109K - $109K
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