2010
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
McDonald's
$1.1M - $2.2M
# 3
7-Eleven Inc.
$47K - $1.2M
# 4
Hampton by Hilton
$6.9M - $17.1M
# 5
Supercuts
$144K - $297K
# 6
H&R Block
$32K - $149K
# 7
Dunkin'
$229K - $1.7M
# 8
Jani-King
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$13K - $93K
# 9
Servpro
$159K - $213K
# 10
ampm
$431K - $10.1M
# 11
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$4K - $55K
# 12
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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$70K - $149K
# 13
Stratus Building Solutions
$4K - $73K
# 14
Miracle-Ear Inc.
$119K - $288K
# 15
Pizza Hut LLC
$327K - $2.3M
# 16
Hardee's Restaurants LLC
$1.5M - $2M
# 17
Denny's Inc.
$228K - $2.5M
# 18
Jazzercise Inc.
$2K - $17K
# 19
Matco Tools
$92K - $270K
# 20
The UPS Store
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$169K - $398K
# 21
Days Inn by Wyndham
$193K - $8M
# 22
Sonic Drive-In
$865K - $3.6M
# 23
Midas Int'l. Corp.
$182K - $460K
# 24
KFC US LLC
$1.4M - $2.8M
# 25
Circle K
$187K - $1.9M
# 26
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
# 27
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
$7.5M - $98.5M
# 28
Liberty Tax Service
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$59K - $72K
# 29
Instant Tax Service
$39K - $89K
# 30
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
$6K - $37K
# 31
ServiceMaster Clean/ServiceMaster Restore
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$93K - $300K
# 32
Bonus Building Care
$9K - $42K
# 33
Snap-on Tools
$171K - $360K
# 34
Ace Hardware Corp.
$273K - $1.6M
# 35
Cold Stone Creamery
$50K - $468K
# 36
Super 8 by Wyndham
$189K - $4.5M
# 37
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
$234K - $373K
# 38
Merry Maids
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$87K - $124K
# 39
Fantastic Sams Cut & Color
$145K - $316K
# 40
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
$279K - $519K
# 41
The Maids
$80K - $154K
# 42
Aaron's
$283K - $853K
# 43
Anytime Fitness
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$108K - $723K
# 44
Sylvan Learning LLC
$71K - $160K
# 45
Taco Bell
$525K - $2.6M
# 46
Results! Travel
$25 - $10K
# 47
Baskin-Robbins
$94K - $402K
# 48
Edible Arrangements
$190K - $349K
# 49
Anago Cleaning Systems
$10K - $69K
# 50
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
$199K - $385K
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