2018
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
# 1
McDonald's
$1.3M - $2.2M
# 2
7-Eleven Inc.
$47K - $1.2M
# 3
Dunkin'
$396K - $1.6M
# 4
The UPS Store
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$138K - $470K
# 5
RE/MAX LLC
$40K - $284K
# 6
Sonic Drive-In
$1.2M - $3.5M
# 7
Great Clips
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$137K - $259K
# 8
Taco Bell
$526K - $3M
# 9
Hardee's Restaurants LLC
$1.5M - $2M
# 10
Sport Clips
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$225K - $373K
# 11
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
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$314K - $556K
# 12
Servpro
$160K - $214K
# 13
Culver's
$2M - $4.7M
# 14
Supercuts
$151K - $321K
# 15
Carl's Jr. Restaurants LLC
$1.6M - $2.2M
# 16
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
# 17
Anytime Fitness
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$77K - $521K
# 18
uBreakiFix
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$55K - $236K
# 19
Ace Hardware
$286K - $2.1M
# 20
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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$73K - $155K
# 21
Planet Fitness
$1.1M - $4.2M
# 22
Keller Williams
$184K - $337K
# 23
Budget Blinds LLC
$110K - $234K
# 24
Jersey Mike's Subs
$237K - $767K
# 25
Marco's Pizza
$294K - $789K
# 26
CPR Cell Phone Repair
$56K - $171K
# 27
Primrose School Franchising Co.
$638K - $6.4M
# 28
Mathnasium Learning Centers
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$113K - $149K
# 29
Hampton by Hilton
$7.7M - $20.3M
# 30
Snap-on Tools
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$172K - $375K
# 31
Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
$374K - $782K
# 32
Pet Supplies Plus
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$441K - $1.3M
# 33
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
$30.6M - $129M
# 34
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
$175K - $2.5M
# 35
Smoothie King
$264K - $844K
# 36
Matco Tools
$93K - $273K
# 37
HomeVestors of America Inc.
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$56K - $426K
# 38
Merry Maids
$90K - $125K
# 39
Firehouse Subs
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$161K - $996K
# 40
Mac Tools
$132K - $288K
# 41
Baskin-Robbins
$94K - $402K
# 42
Mosquito Joe
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$96K - $140K
# 43
Jack in the Box
$1.5M - $3.3M
# 44
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
$590K - $2M
# 45
Massage Envy
$481K - $899K
# 46
The Maids
$63K - $141K
# 47
Pizza Hut LLC
$357K - $2.2M
# 48
Orangetheory Fitness
$575K - $1.5M
# 49
Right at Home LLC
$80K - $147K
# 50
Nurse Next Door Home Care Services
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$105K - $199K
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