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Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

These Two Factors Are Leading the UPS Store's Rapid Expansion

The UPS Store holds steady at #4 on the Franchise 500 for the second straight year, by relying on two key intangibles.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

Why Taco Bell's New Boss Says He's 'Not the Dictionary Definition of a CEO'

Taco Bell continues its reign atop the Franchise 500 under innovative leadership that defies traditional norms, paving the way for a new era in fast food excellence.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

Culver's Is Punching Way Above Its Weight In the Fast Food World, Thanks to This Unique Growth Strategy

Despite being much smaller than its competitors, Culver's landed at #6 on this year's Franchise 500 by making deliberate decisions and a series of innovations.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

'There's an Inevitability' that AI Will Transform the Franchise Industry. Here's How It's Already Happening.

From drive-thru assistants to local marketing campaigns, franchisees and franchisors are already busy putting AI to work.

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We measure all kinds of metrics to determine the holistic health of the franchises on our list, but this year we paid particular attention to certain data points.

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These 3 Critical Factors Determine Whether Franchisees From the Same Brand Will Flourish or Flounder

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What Does A Franchise's Opening Day Look Like? We Sent A Photographer to Capture It — Nerves and All

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These 5 Brands Are Conquering the Franchise Industry at Warp Speed. Here's Why.

Every year, we look at the franchises that jumped the most spots on our Franchise 500. Here's what they're doing right.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

What It's Really Like to Become a Franchisee: Expectations vs. Reality

A recent survey in partnership with Franchise Business Review provides unfiltered perspectives from new franchisees, shedding light on the realities of starting and operating a franchise.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

Dunkin' Brews Up Cross-Generational Buzz With This Odd Celebrity Pairing

The brand's recent campaign featuring a Gen X actor and a Gen Z rapper is winning over customers of all ages, and helped land them at #6 on this year's Franchise 500.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

Jersey Mike's Grew From Hometown Hero to National Powerhouse By Adopting This Mindset

The brand, number two on the Franchise 500, is now poised to grow internationally by bringing its close-knit, neighborhood deli-feel to the world.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

How Kumon Maintained Its Spot As the Top Education Franchise In the Country

This year marks Kumon's 23rd year at the top of its category, and its fourth consecutive year in the Top 10. Its consistent success underscores its resilience and ongoing appeal in the educational sector.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

This One Menu Item Turned Arby's Into a Top Contender In the Fast Food Scene

The brand breaks into the Franchise 500 Top 10 on the strength of its game-changing Wagyu Burgers, reimagining the classic American meal and cementing its place as a culinary innovator in the fast food space.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

Ace Hardware's Major Investment in This Underused Marketing Strategy Reaped Huge Returns

Ace Hardware's recent outreach strategy is not just winning over customers but is also attracting a record number of prospective franchisees — And it landed the brand at #5 in this Year's Franchise 500.


From Drones to IT, These Franchises are Redefining Tech and Transforming the Future

Discover the opportunities and benefits of five innovative tech franchises leading the charge in reshaping our digital future.