These 10 franchises are leading the way into the New Year.
International growth helps keep Hampton Hotels at No. 1 for a third year.
These franchises made their way to the top by giving customers what they want: tasty food, quick service, quality care and non-pointy soap.
Hampton Hotels continues to dominate the U.S. franchising landscape, holding the No. 1 spot on this year's Franchise 500 List. The chain aims to bring value -- and a hot breakfast -- to travelers worldwide.
By finding its niche in the middle, Hampton Hotels comes out on top.
Welcome a new No. 1 and the return of an American institution.
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