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2016
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.

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RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 51
Dream Vacations
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$3K - $22K
# 52
Super 8 by Wyndham
$189K - $4.5M
# 53
Midas Int'l. Corp.
$182K - $460K
# 54
Carl's Jr. Restaurants LLC
$1.6M - $2.2M
# 55
Cinnabon
$185K - $331K
# 56
Motel 6
$2.6M - $3.9M
# 57
Cold Stone Creamery
$50K - $468K
# 58
H&R Block
$32K - $149K
# 59
Buffalo Wild Wings
$1.9M - $3.8M
# 60
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
$175K - $2.5M
# 61
Snap Fitness Inc.
$150K - $463K
# 62
Firehouse Subs
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$92K - $825K
# 63
Church's Chicken
$348K - $1.8M
# 64
Chester's
$12K - $287K
# 65
Fantastic Sams Cut & Color
$145K - $316K
# 66
Jersey Mike's Subs
$237K - $767K
# 67
Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.
$64K - $166K
# 68
Home Instead Senior Care
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$109K - $125K
# 69
Comfort Keepers
$91K - $145K
# 70
Express Employment Professionals
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$140K - $211K
# 71
Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
$347K - $733K
# 72
Mac Tools
$129K - $283K
# 73
Results! Travel
$25 - $10K
# 74
Proforma
$5K - $40K
# 75
Batteries Plus Bulbs
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$189K - $366K
# 76
Signarama
$110K - $296K
# 77
Kona Ice
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$125K - $148K
# 78
Rent-A-Center
$355K - $565K
# 79
Bricks 4 Kidz
$18K - $76K
# 80
Jazzercise Inc.
$2K - $17K
# 81
Marco's Pizza
$290K - $763K
# 82
Zaxby's Franchising Inc.
$284K - $664K
# 83
Moe's Southwest Grill
$444K - $1M
# 84
Eye Level Learning Centers
$76K - $144K
# 85
Hilton Garden Inn
$12.1M - $23.2M
# 86
Weed Man
$68K - $86K
# 87
FastSigns Int'l. Inc.
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$197K - $313K
# 88
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs
$228K - $475K
# 89
Culver's
$2M - $4.7M
# 90
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
$2K - $53K
# 91
HomeVestors of America Inc.
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$56K - $426K
# 92
Smoothie King
$264K - $844K
# 93
Orion Food Systems LLC
$60K - $140K
# 94
Rita's Italian Ice
$176K - $435K
# 95
Planet Fitness
$970K - $4.2M
# 96
Visiting Angels
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$83K - $129K
# 97
Molly Maid
$111K - $153K
# 98
Pop-A-Lock Franchise System
$97K - $130K
# 99
Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits
$1.5M - $2.4M
# 100
Rooter-Man
$47K - $138K
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