Our 41st Annual
Franchise 500 Ranking

More than forty years after the very first Franchise 500 ranking, the franchise industry is still going strong and more competitive than ever. More than 1,100 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
# 51
Express Employment Professionals
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$140K - $211K
# 52
Lawn Doctor
$100K - $116K
# 53
Cinnabon
$109K - $368K
# 54
Primrose School Franchising Co.
$638K - $6.4M
# 55
FastSigns Int'l. Inc.
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$197K - $313K
# 56
European Wax Center
$360K - $565K
# 57
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
$175K - $2.5M
# 58
Pearle Vision
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$78K - $621K
# 59
Firehouse Subs
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$161K - $996K
# 60
Kona Ice
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$128K - $152K
# 61
Merry Maids
$90K - $125K
# 62
The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education
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$494K - $3.6M
# 63
Ben & Jerry's
$149K - $504K
# 64
Profile by Sanford
$445K - $700K
# 65
Molly Maid
$112K - $156K
# 66
Red Roof
$161K - $5.4M
# 67
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
$590K - $2M
# 68
F45 Training
$227K - $315K
# 69
Club Pilates Franchise
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$168K - $280K
# 70
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
$207K - $500K
# 71
Dogtopia
$757K - $1.6M
# 72
McAlister's Deli
$772K - $2.1M
# 73
Dream Vacations
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$2K - $20K
# 74
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$68K - $179K
# 75
Mac Tools
$132K - $288K
# 76
Sola Salon Studios
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$531K - $1.7M
# 77
ServiceMaster Clean/ServiceMaster Restore
$94K - $294K
# 78
The Joint Corp.
$183K - $368K
# 79
Hardee's Restaurants LLC
$1.5M - $2M
# 80
Urban Air Adventure Park
$2.3M - $3M
# 81
Cornwell Quality Tools
$60K - $273K
# 82
Embassy Suites by Hilton
$17.9M - $85.5M
# 83
Marco's Pizza
$294K - $789K
# 84
ASP America's Swimming Pool Co.
$108K - $145K
# 85
Rooter-Man
$47K - $138K
# 86
Fleet Feet
$187K - $413K
# 87
Wienerschnitzel
$304K - $1.4M
# 88
Goddard Systems Inc.
$654K - $815K
# 89
Spherion Staffing
$148K - $347K
# 90
Golden Corral Restaurants
$2.3M - $6.7M
# 91
Big O Tires LLC
$311K - $1.1M
# 92
Realty One Group
$49K - $223K
# 93
Stanley Steemer Carpet Cleaner
$112K - $260K
# 94
Drybar
$639K - $1.4M
# 95
NextHome Inc.
$15K - $213K
# 96
Motel 6
$207K - $8.8M
# 97
Tide Cleaners
$682K - $1.6M
# 98
Miracle-Ear Inc.
$119K - $353K
# 99
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
$546K - $1.1M
# 100
Carl's Jr. Restaurants LLC
$1.6M - $2.1M
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