2007
Franchise 500 Ranking

With more than 1,000 companies applying, the 39th annual Franchise 500 ranking is one of our most competitive ever. Those franchises that rose to the top reveal the newest trends as well as the industries that keep going strong decade after decade. Understanding the Ranking.

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RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 1
Subway
$150K - $329K
# 2
Dunkin'
$229K - $1.7M
# 3
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
$40K - $105K
# 4
7-Eleven Inc.
$47K - $1.2M
# 5
The UPS Store
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$169K - $398K
# 6
Domino's Pizza LLC
$120K - $462K
# 7
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
$234K - $373K
# 8
Sonic Drive-In
$865K - $3.6M
# 9
McDonald's
$1.1M - $2.2M
# 10
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
# 11
RE/MAX LLC
$40K - $231K
# 12
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
$7.5M - $98.5M
# 13
Jani-King
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$13K - $93K
# 14
Cold Stone Creamery
$50K - $468K
# 15
Curves
$32K - $39K
# 16
Century 21 Real Estate LLC
$22K - $528K
# 17
Liberty Tax Service
$59K - $72K
# 18
Ace Hardware Corp.
$273K - $1.6M
# 19
Midas Int'l. Corp.
$182K - $460K
# 20
Super 8 by Wyndham
$189K - $4.5M
# 21
Merle Norman Cosmetics
$31K - $188K
# 22
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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$70K - $149K
# 23
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$4K - $55K
# 24
Matco Tools
$92K - $270K
# 25
Servpro
$159K - $213K
# 26
Hampton by Hilton
$6.9M - $17.1M
# 27
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$34K - $162K
# 28
Days Inn by Wyndham
$193K - $8M
# 29
Budget Blinds LLC
$110K - $236K
# 30
Supercuts
$144K - $297K
# 31
Bonus Building Care
$9K - $42K
# 32
GNC Franchising
$188K - $468K
# 33
Cartridge World
$37K - $136K
# 34
ServiceMaster Clean/ServiceMaster Restore
$93K - $300K
# 35
Jazzercise Inc.
$2K - $17K
# 36
CleanNet USA Inc.
$20K - $85K
# 37
Brooke Insurance
$171K - $386K
# 38
The Maids
$80K - $154K
# 39
Fantastic Sams Cut & Color
$145K - $316K
# 40
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$55K - $84K
# 41
Choice Hotels Int'l.
$88K - $13.2M
# 42
WSI
$64K - $95K
# 43
Great Clips
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$137K - $258K
# 44
Keller Williams
$184K - $337K
# 45
Denny's Inc.
$228K - $2.5M
# 46
Merry Maids
$87K - $124K
# 47
Help-U-Sell Real Estate
$30K - $68K
# 48
Assist-2-Sell
$24K - $46K
# 49
Aaron's
$283K - $853K
# 50
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
$279K - $519K
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