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.

See Franchise Rankings...
RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 201
Lendio Franchising
Request More Info
$47K - $54K
# 202
RNR Tire Express & Custom Wheels
$500K - $1M
# 203
Spherion Staffing
$148K - $347K
# 204
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
$176K - $480K
# 205
Dogtopia
$757K - $1.6M
# 206
Farmer Boys Restaurants
$1.1M - $1.6M
# 207
Kid to Kid
$302K - $485K
# 208
Circle K
$189K - $1.9M
# 209
Petland
$291K - $1.1M
# 210
GoliathTech Inc.
$73K - $176K
# 211
Black Bear Diner
$1.1M - $1.9M
# 212
Orion Food Systems LLC
$60K - $140K
# 213
Brass Tap
$781K - $1.3M
# 214
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs
$291K - $538K
# 215
milliCare
$111K - $155K
# 216
Crunch Franchise
$256K - $2.3M
# 217
Color Glo Int'l.
$56K - $61K
# 218
Wild Birds Unlimited
$151K - $261K
# 219
Moe's Southwest Grill
$444K - $1M
# 220
The Tutoring Center Franchise Corp.
$100K - $148K
# 221
PostNet Neighborhood Business Centers
Request More Info
$186K - $228K
# 222
Great American Cookies
$161K - $461K
# 223
Experimax
$142K - $351K
# 224
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
$2K - $53K
# 225
Big Frog Custom T-Shirts Inc.
$115K - $245K
# 226
Precision Door Service
$71K - $307K
# 227
Bach to Rock
$282K - $520K
# 228
Maaco Franchising Inc.
Request More Info
$362K - $567K
# 229
Roy Rogers Restaurants
$767K - $1.6M
# 230
Realty One Group
$54K - $228K
# 231
Schlotzsky's Austin Eatery
$504K - $800K
# 232
Bahama Buck's
$233K - $833K
# 233
KFC US LLC
$1.4M - $2.8M
# 234
The Alternative Board (TAB)
$46K - $95K
# 235
Two Maids & A Mop
$56K - $137K
# 236
Hooters
$957K - $4.3M
# 237
Club Pilates Franchise
Request More Info
$168K - $280K
# 238
Elements Massage
Request More Info
$225K - $374K
# 239
Rosati's Pizza
Request More Info
$136K - $1.2M
# 240
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue
$136K - $527K
# 241
Jet-Black/Yellow Dawg Striping
$55K - $125K
# 242
TeamLogic IT
$105K - $143K
# 243
ServiceMaster Clean/ServiceMaster Restore
$93K - $300K
# 244
Watermill Express Franchising
$468K - $631K
# 245
Amada Senior Care
$85K - $178K
# 246
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant
$1.2M - $2.5M
# 247
Play It Again Sports
$251K - $378K
# 248
Best in Class Education Center
Request More Info
$64K - $125K
# 249
Signarama
$116K - $315K
# 250
Big O Tires LLC
$311K - $1.1M
For reprints and licensing questions, click here.