2014 Top Global Ranking

Our 38th Annual Franchise 500 ranking reveals the impact of the newest trends and the industries poised for growth.

2014 Top Global Ranking

RANK
FRANCHISE
INITIAL INVESTMENT
#1
7-Eleven Inc.
$37K - $1.6M
#2
Pizza Hut LLC
$297K - $2.1M
#3
Midas Int'l. Corp.
$184K - $433K
#4
Subway
$147K - $321K
#5
McDonald's
$1M - $2.2M
#6
Baskin-Robbins
$94K - $402K
#7
Anytime Fitness Request More Info
$89K - $678K
#8
KFC US LLC
$1.5M - $2.6M
#9
Super 8
$210K - $4.4M
#10
Hardee's
$1.4M - $1.9M
#11
Ace Hardware Corp. Request More Info
$273K - $1.6M
#12
Dairy Queen
$361K - $1.8M
#13
Jazzercise Inc.
$4K - $13K
#14
GNC Franchising
$192K - $354K
#15
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
#16
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$4K - $52K
#17
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
$219K - $400K
#18
Dunkin' Donuts
$229K - $1.7M
#19
Home Instead Senior Care Request More Info
$109K - $118K
#20
Denny's Inc.
$633K - $2.5M
#21
Signarama
$94K - $272K
#22
Circle K
$186K - $1.6M
#23
Snap Fitness Inc.
$148K - $458K
#24
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
$1.4M - $2M
#25
The UPS Store Request More Info
$178K - $403K
#26
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
$199K - $385K
#27
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
$7.5M - $98.5M
#28
Kumon Math & Reading Centers Request More Info
$70K - $141K
#29
Taco Bell
$1.2M - $2.6M
#30
Cinnabon
$181K - $326K
#31
Gymboree Play & Music
$121K - $280K
#32
Sixt Franchise USA LLC
$1.1M - $10.5M
#33
Hampton by Hilton
$4.2M - $14.9M
#34
Days Inn
$194K - $7.8M
#35
Radisson
$3.2M - $9.9M
#36
Pirtek
$114K - $633K
#37
Dryclean USA
$262K - $607K
#38
Merry Maids Request More Info
$56K - $180K
#39
RE/MAX LLC
$38K - $224K
#40
Ziebart
$227K - $450K
#41
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
$11K - $39K
#42
Smoothie King
$188K - $414K
#43
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant
$790K - $2.1M
#44
RadioShack Corp.
$145K - $644K
#45
Supercuts Request More Info
$144K - $294K
#46
Cold Stone Creamery
$52K - $468K
#47
Church's Chicken
$413K - $1.3M
#48
Marble Slab Creamery
$293K - $381K
#49
Coverall
$17K - $49K
#50
My Gym Children's Fitness Center
$37K - $250K
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