2017
Top Brands Ranking

Looking to invest in a brand that customers know and love? Start your search here, with our ranking of the franchises with the greatest brand strength. Understanding the Ranking.

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RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 1
KFC US LLC
$1.4M - $2.8M
# 2
Dunkin'
$396K - $1.6M
# 3
McDonald's
$1.1M - $2.2M
# 4
Subway
$150K - $329K
# 5
Baskin-Robbins
$94K - $402K
# 6
7-Eleven Inc.
$47K - $1.2M
# 7
Taco Bell
$525K - $2.6M
# 8
Dairy Queen
$1.1M - $1.8M
# 9
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
# 10
GNC Franchising
$150K - $389K
# 11
H&R Block
$32K - $149K
# 12
Sonic Drive-In
$1.2M - $3.5M
# 13
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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$73K - $155K
# 14
Snap-on Tools
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$172K - $375K
# 15
Pizza Hut LLC
$327K - $2.3M
# 16
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
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$314K - $556K
# 17
Ace Hardware
$286K - $2.1M
# 18
Jazzercise Inc.
$2K - $17K
# 19
Arby's
$321K - $2M
# 20
RE/MAX LLC
$40K - $231K
# 21
Circle K
$189K - $1.9M
# 22
Coverall
$16K - $51K
# 23
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$4K - $55K
# 24
The UPS Store
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$138K - $470K
# 25
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
$7.5M - $98.5M
# 26
ServiceMaster Clean/ServiceMaster Restore
$93K - $300K
# 27
Great Clips
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$137K - $259K
# 28
Rent-A-Center
$355K - $560K
# 29
Anytime Fitness
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$77K - $521K
# 30
Liberty Tax Service
$59K - $72K
# 31
Planet Fitness
$1.1M - $4.2M
# 32
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp.
$275K - $1.9M
# 33
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$68K - $179K
# 34
Jack in the Box
$1.5M - $3.3M
# 35
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
$6K - $37K
# 36
Cruise Planners
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$2K - $23K
# 37
Aaron's
$283K - $853K
# 38
Super 8 by Wyndham
$189K - $4.5M
# 39
Mac Tools
$132K - $288K
# 40
Supercuts
$151K - $321K
# 41
CleanNet USA Inc.
$15K - $46K
# 42
Snap Fitness Inc.
$154K - $530K
# 43
Hardee's Restaurants LLC
$1.5M - $2M
# 44
Cold Stone Creamery
$50K - $468K
# 45
Ben & Jerry's
$149K - $504K
# 46
Stratus Building Solutions
$4K - $73K
# 47
Denny's Inc.
$228K - $2.5M
# 48
Hampton by Hilton
$6.9M - $17.1M
# 49
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
$199K - $385K
# 50
Church's Chicken
$348K - $1.8M
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