2012
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
Hampton by Hilton
$6.9M - $17.1M
# 2
Subway
$150K - $329K
# 3
Servpro
$159K - $213K
# 4
Days Inn by Wyndham
$193K - $8M
# 5
McDonald's
$1.1M - $2.2M
# 6
Denny's Inc.
$228K - $2.5M
# 7
H&R Block
$32K - $149K
# 8
Pizza Hut LLC
$327K - $2.3M
# 9
Dunkin'
$229K - $1.7M
# 10
Anytime Fitness
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$108K - $723K
# 11
Stratus Building Solutions
$4K - $73K
# 12
Jazzercise Inc.
$2K - $17K
# 13
Supercuts
$144K - $297K
# 14
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
$234K - $373K
# 15
ampm
$431K - $10.1M
# 16
KFC US LLC
$1.4M - $2.8M
# 17
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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$70K - $149K
# 18
Taco Bell
$525K - $2.6M
# 19
Aaron's
$283K - $853K
# 20
Dairy Queen
$1.1M - $1.8M
# 21
Circle K
$187K - $1.9M
# 22
Liberty Tax Service
$59K - $72K
# 23
Matco Tools
$92K - $270K
# 24
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
$279K - $519K
# 25
Snap-on Tools
$171K - $360K
# 26
Ace Hardware Corp.
$273K - $1.6M
# 27
CleanNet USA Inc.
$20K - $85K
# 28
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
# 29
Hardee's Restaurants LLC
$1.5M - $2M
# 30
GNC Franchising
$188K - $468K
# 31
Church's Chicken
$348K - $1.8M
# 32
Great Clips
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$137K - $258K
# 33
Snap Fitness Inc.
$150K - $463K
# 34
The UPS Store
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$169K - $398K
# 35
System4 Facility Services
$156K - $373K
# 36
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
$6K - $37K
# 37
ServiceMaster Clean/ServiceMaster Restore
$93K - $300K
# 38
Super 8 by Wyndham
$189K - $4.5M
# 39
Edible Arrangements
$190K - $349K
# 40
The Maids
$63K - $141K
# 41
Dream Vacations
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$3K - $22K
# 42
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$34K - $162K
# 43
Carl's Jr. Restaurants LLC
$1.6M - $2.2M
# 44
Baskin-Robbins
$94K - $402K
# 45
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$55K - $84K
# 46
Cold Stone Creamery
$50K - $468K
# 47
AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care
$224K - $331K
# 48
Arby's
$315K - $1.8M
# 49
Meineke Car Care Centers
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$123K - $573K
# 50
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
$7.5M - $98.5M
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