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
# 101
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
$30.6M - $129M
# 102
Weed Man
$70K - $87K
# 103
Doubletree by Hilton
$22.8M - $79.2M
# 104
Baymont by Wyndham
$215K - $7.2M
# 105
Kilwins Chocolates Franchise Inc.
$381K - $898K
# 106
Super 8 by Wyndham
$232K - $4.7M
# 107
Subway
$140K - $342K
# 108
Kiddie Academy
$425K - $4.2M
# 109
Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies
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$4.4M - $5.7M
# 110
Once Upon A Child
$247K - $392K
# 111
MaidPro
$58K - $222K
# 112
Travelodge by Wyndham
$178K - $8.1M
# 113
Home2 Suites by Hilton
$9.1M - $17.5M
# 114
Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.
$75K - $180K
# 115
Taco John's Int'l. Inc.
$1.1M - $1.6M
# 116
Novus Glass
$55K - $258K
# 117
Signarama
$116K - $315K
# 118
Petland
$291K - $1.1M
# 119
Transworld Business Advisors
$75K - $97K
# 120
Carstar Franchise Systems Inc.
$298K - $804K
# 121
PuroClean
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$73K - $193K
# 122
Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux
$1.2M - $4M
# 123
Watermill Express Franchising
$472K - $596K
# 124
CMIT Solutions Inc.
$128K - $175K
# 125
la Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe
$1.2M - $3.1M
# 126
Charleys Philly Steaks
$253K - $582K
# 127
Del Taco
$860K - $2.1M
# 128
Nekter Juice Bar Inc.
$255K - $467K
# 129
Goosehead Insurance Agency LLC
$42K - $117K
# 130
1-800 Water Damage
$132K - $207K
# 131
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
$535K - $874K
# 132
Paris Baguette
$719K - $1.4M
# 133
Hilton Garden Inn
$13M - $27.1M
# 134
Homewood Suites by Hilton
$12.3M - $26M
# 135
Patrice & Associates
$91K - $108K
# 136
Great American Cookies
$178K - $476K
# 137
Wild Birds Unlimited
$151K - $261K
# 138
Phenix Salon Suites Franchising LLC
$331K - $1.4M
# 139
9Round
$100K - $143K
# 140
Captain D's LLC
$1M - $1.2M
# 141
Interim HealthCare
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$126K - $199K
# 142
Mountain Mike's Pizza
$208K - $594K
# 143
One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning
$82K - $551K
# 144
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
$6K - $37K
# 145
Rosati's Pizza
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$136K - $1.2M
# 146
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
# 147
Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids
$132K - $339K
# 148
Crunch Franchise
$256K - $2.3M
# 149
Ziebart
$292K - $463K
# 150
Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa
$289K - $411K
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