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Franchise 500

Franchise 500

The Top-Ranked Franchise 500 Companies Available in All 50 States

We looked at the top 20 businesses from our Franchise 500 to find a top-ranked franchise in your home state.
Starbucks

You Can't Buy a Starbucks Franchise: Here's Why and What You Can Do Instead

You can't get a Starbucks franchise, but you might be able to apply for a licensed store.
Franchises

Rising Stars: The Top 100 New Franchises to Keep Your Eyes On

These companies may be new to the scene, but they are already giving the big guys a run for their money with innovative models, marketing methods and menus.
Franchise 500

5 Restaurant Franchises That Will Cost You at Least $1 Million

These five franchises each cost at least seven figures, but many see them as a worthwhile investment.
Franchise Opportunities

The 7 Best Franchising Opportunities for U.S. Veterans

If you've served in the military, these franchises offer extra incentives to invest.
Franchise 500

The 13 Fastest Growing Franchise Opportunities From Our Franchise 500 List

Use these rankings as a starting point for your own franchise research.
Franchises

To Compete Against Other Salons, Sports Clips Made It Easier for Franchisees to Run Their Businesses

It upgraded the point-of-sale systems at all 1,750 locations and introduced online check-in, a service popular with competitors.
Taco Bell

Taco Bell Is Having a 'Go Big or Go Home' Moment

The company recently announced its plans to expand from 6,500 to 9,000 restaurants globally, and to reach $15 billion in sales by 2022.
Podcasts

The 3 Biggest Lessons in Franchising, According to the Industry's Top Podcasters

We asked three of the industry's chat masters for the most salient lesson they've learned over the years.
Franchise

5 Things You Should Know Before You Buy a McDonald's Franchise

McDonald's is at the top of the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list, but that doesn't mean it's best for you.
Franchises

How Pokeworks Is Taking Advantage of the Raw Fish Phenomenon

After being in business for only a few years, the company plans on embarking on an expansion program to open another 80 locations.
Franchises

How Fast-Growing RE/MAX Keeps Attracting New Realtors

Because of solid support, the number of agents in 2017 ballooned to 116,000.