Our 40th Annual
2019 Franchise 500 Ranking

Forty years after the very first Franchise 500 ranking, the franchise industry is still going strong and more competitive than ever. More than 1,000 companies applied for this year's ranking, and those that rose to the top reveal the latest trends as well as the companies that continue to evolve to keep going strong year after year. Understanding the Ranking.

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RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 1
McDonald's
$1.3M - $2.2M
# 2
Dunkin'
$396K - $1.6M
# 3
Sonic Drive-In
$1.2M - $3.5M
# 4
Taco Bell
$526K - $3M
# 5
The UPS Store
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$138K - $470K
# 6
Culver's
$2M - $4.7M
# 7
Planet Fitness
$1.1M - $4.2M
# 8
Great Clips
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$137K - $259K
# 9
Jersey Mike's Subs
$237K - $767K
# 10
7-Eleven Inc.
$47K - $1.2M
# 11
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
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$314K - $556K
# 12
Baskin-Robbins
$94K - $402K
# 13
Ace Hardware
$286K - $2.1M
# 14
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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$73K - $155K
# 15
RE/MAX LLC
$40K - $284K
# 16
Pizza Hut LLC
$357K - $2.2M
# 17
Sport Clips
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$225K - $373K
# 18
Snap-on Tools
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$172K - $375K
# 19
Jack in the Box
$1.5M - $3.3M
# 20
Anytime Fitness
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$77K - $521K
# 21
Dairy Queen
$1.1M - $1.8M
# 22
Smoothie King
$264K - $844K
# 23
KFC US LLC
$1.4M - $2.8M
# 24
CPR Cell Phone Repair
$56K - $171K
# 25
Orangetheory Fitness
$575K - $1.5M
# 26
Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits
$1.6M - $2.4M
# 27
Hampton by Hilton
$7.7M - $20.3M
# 28
Servpro
$160K - $214K
# 29
uBreakiFix
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$55K - $236K
# 30
HomeVestors of America Inc.
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$56K - $426K
# 31
Supercuts
$151K - $321K
# 32
Keller Williams
$184K - $337K
# 33
Carl's Jr. Restaurants LLC
$1.6M - $2.1M
# 34
Golden Corral Restaurants
$2.3M - $6.7M
# 35
Budget Blinds LLC
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$110K - $234K
# 36
Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express
$7.9M - $25M
# 37
Matco Tools
$93K - $273K
# 38
Merry Maids
$90K - $125K
# 39
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$4K - $55K
# 40
Mathnasium Learning Centers
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$113K - $149K
# 41
McAlister's Deli
$772K - $2.1M
# 42
Stratus Building Solutions
$4K - $73K
# 43
Arby's
$321K - $2M
# 44
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
$130K - $844K
# 45
Hardee's Restaurants LLC
$1.5M - $2M
# 46
Pet Supplies Plus
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$441K - $1.3M
# 47
Mosquito Joe
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$96K - $140K
# 48
Huntington Learning Centers
$127K - $293K
# 49
Firehouse Subs
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$161K - $996K
# 50
Goldfish Swim School Franchising LLC
$1.4M - $3.2M
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