2020
Top Global Franchises Ranking

If you're interested in an opportunity with international appeal, start your search with our ranking of the top franchises seeking to expand outside the U.S. Understanding the Ranking.

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RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 1
McDonald's
$1.3M - $2.3M
# 2
KFC US LLC
$1.4M - $2.8M
# 3
Pizza Hut LLC
$367K - $2.1M
# 4
7-Eleven Inc.
$70K - $1.2M
# 5
Dunkin'
$200K - $1.7M
# 6
Dairy Queen
$1.1M - $1.8M
# 7
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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$74K - $157K
# 8
Baskin-Robbins
$124K - $559K
# 9
Taco Bell
$526K - $3M
# 10
Anytime Fitness
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$96K - $524K
# 11
RE/MAX LLC
$40K - $284K
# 12
Ace Hardware
$292K - $2.1M
# 13
Arby's
$629K - $2.2M
# 14
Petland
$301K - $1.1M
# 15
H&R Block
$32K - $149K
# 16
Subway
$140K - $342K
# 17
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
# 18
Carl's Jr. Restaurants LLC
$1.6M - $2.1M
# 19
The UPS Store
$138K - $567K
# 20
Super 8 by Wyndham
$232K - $4.7M
# 21
Novus Glass
$55K - $264K
# 22
Keller Williams
$184K - $337K
# 23
Snap-on Tools
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$172K - $376K
# 24
Hampton by Hilton
$7.7M - $20.3M
# 25
Supercuts
$151K - $321K
# 26
Eye Level Learning Centers
$52K - $122K
# 27
Rainbow International Restoration
$194K - $287K
# 28
Interim HealthCare
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$126K - $199K
# 29
My Gym Children's Fitness Center
$37K - $277K
# 30
The Little Gym Int'l.
$175K - $457K
# 31
Hardee's Restaurants LLC
$1.5M - $2M
# 32
Smoothie King
$270K - $846K
# 33
Ben & Jerry's
$149K - $504K
# 34
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
$30.6M - $129M
# 35
Pearle Vision
$78K - $644K
# 36
Circle K
$189K - $1.9M
# 37
The Maids
$64K - $154K
# 38
Jazzercise Inc.
$2K - $17K
# 39
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$68K - $192K
# 40
Liberty Tax Service
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$61K - $74K
# 41
Buffalo Wild Wings
$2.7M - $4.2M
# 42
Servpro
$168K - $221K
# 43
Mac Tools
$132K - $287K
# 44
Auntie Anne's
$199K - $385K
# 45
Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express
$7.9M - $25M
# 46
Gold's Gym
$2.2M - $5M
# 47
The Alternative Board (TAB)
$58K - $103K
# 48
PostNet
$186K - $228K
# 49
GNC Franchising
$150K - $389K
# 50
ServiceMaster Clean/ServiceMaster Restore
$94K - $294K
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