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Our Selection Process For
Best Franchise Opportunities
Our Selection Process For
Best Franchise Opportunities

Last updated: October 1, 2021

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Top 99 Overall Franchises

Best Franchise Opportunities - October 2021

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Since

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KFC Corporation KFC Corporation
Talk to a Representative: 502-874-8300
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For KFC Corporation
  • Franchising Since:
    1930
  • Franchise Units:
    18,875
  • Cash Investment:
    $750,000
  • Total Investments:
    $1,262,800 - $2,543,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.kfc.com
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Dunkin' Donuts Dunkin' Donuts
Talk to a Representative: 800-859-5339
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Dunkin' Donuts
  • Franchising Since:
    1950
  • Franchise Units:
    10,993
  • Cash Investment:
    $125,000
  • Total Investments:
    $216,100 - $1,530,050
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.9%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.dunkinfranchising.com
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Reviews (29)
Positive 20.7% 6 Reviews
good
Garvin Asimwe
Negative 69.0% 20 Reviews
waited on customer care line 45 minutes.. no...
john walsh
Neutral 10.3% 3 Reviews
Pleaaaaaaase stop showing your current commer...
TheBigkrick

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Snap Fitness Center Snap Fitness Center
Talk to a Representative: 952-474-5422
Key Facts For Snap Fitness Center
  • Franchising Since:
    2004
  • Franchise Units:
    1250
  • Cash Investment:
    $25,000
  • Total Investments:
    $109,525 - $285,620
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    $509/Mo.
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.snapfitness.com
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Reviews (35)
Positive 22.9% 8 Reviews
Nice facility. Staff is nice.
Emanuel Sas
Positive
Perfect little gym. It’s got all the basics,...
Skylar
Negative 77.1% 27 Reviews
They don't answer their phones, and they do n...
Joe Cusumano

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The Wendys Company The Wendys Company
Talk to a Representative: 614-764-3100
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For The Wendys Company
  • Franchising Since:
    1969
  • Franchise Units:
    6,600
  • Cash Investment:
    $35K
  • Total Investments:
    $250 - 600K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.wendys.com
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Negative Review 1 Reviews
Anonymous
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Anonymous

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Midas International Corporation Midas International Corporation
Talk to a Representative: 800-621-8545
Key Facts For Midas International Corpo...
  • Franchising Since:
    1956
  • Franchise Units:
    2,194
  • Cash Investment:
    $75,000
  • Total Investments:
    $220,000 - $415,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    10%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.midas.com
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Talk to a Representative: 1 (312) 750-1234
Key Facts For Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Franchising Since:
    1957
  • Franchise Units:
    1,535
  • Cash Investment:
    $25-25.5K
  • Total Investments:
    $138.6 - 187.2K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    8%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.hyatt.com
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Positive 40.0% 2 Reviews
Nice office building, convenient location for...
Yong Chen
Positive
I WORK IN TORONTO PARK HYATT HOTEL FOR LAST 1...
Bentara Bandarage
Negative 60.0% 3 Reviews
They make their employees work 7 days a week....
tamara noel

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Taco Bell IP Holder, LLC Taco Bell IP Holder, LLC
Talk to a Representative: 949-863-4000
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Taco Bell IP Holder, LLC
  • Franchising Since:
    1962
  • Franchise Units:
    5,369
  • Cash Investment:
    $45K
  • Total Investments:
    $1,300 - 2,500K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.5%
  • Financing Available:
  • Website:
    www.tacobell.com
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Reviews (82)
Positive 4.9% 4 Reviews
Bring Back the 5$ Nacho Fries Box
Jay Calibŕe
Negative 91.5% 75 Reviews
too hot
0 is what i give Hanford ca. taco bell.Their...
Maria gomez
Neutral 3.7% 3 Reviews
Don't know why you got rid of the double deck...
Bradley Oakes

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Russos New York Pizzaria
Talk to a Representative: 8324777597
Key Facts For Russos New York Pizzaria
  • Franchising Since:
  • Franchise Units:
  • Cash Investment:
  • Total Investments:
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  • Financing Available:
  • Website:
    nypizzeria.com
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Early childhood education Early childhood education
Talk to a Representative: 303-224-0200
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Early childhood education
  • Franchising Since:
    1998
  • Franchise Units:
    243
  • Cash Investment:
    $40K
  • Total Investments:
    $48,717 - $203,417
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    12.5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.ftkfranchise.com
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Negative Review 1 Reviews
Anonymous

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Digital Doc Digital Doc
Talk to a Representative: 847-904-9100
Key Facts For Digital Doc
  • Franchising Since:
    2013
  • Franchise Units:
    20
  • Cash Investment:
    $29K
  • Total Investments:
    $70,500 - $150,100
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.digitaldoc.com
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Bounceu Bounceu
Talk to a Representative: 480-371-1200
Key Facts For Bounceu
  • Franchising Since:
    2003
  • Franchise Units:
    46
  • Cash Investment:
    $200,000
  • Total Investments:
    $352,250 - $769,100
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.bounceu.com
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Reviews (56)
Positive 80.4% 45 Reviews
My kids love it here. Only down fall we exper...
Natasha Husted
Negative 8.9% 5 Reviews
Man this place has gone waaaaaaay down hill....
Adam Thompson
Neutral 10.7% 6 Reviews
Way pricey for a party. Not sure if the Papa...
Arizonafied OG

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Jiffy Lube Jiffy Lube
Talk to a Representative: 800-344-6933
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Jiffy Lube
  • Franchising Since:
    1979
  • Franchise Units:
    769
  • Cash Investment:
    $27-95K
  • Total Investments:
    $330.5 - 519.5K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.jiffylube.com
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growlerusafranchise.com growlerusafranchise.com
Talk to a Representative: 720-465-6670 Ext 110
Key Facts For growlerusafranchise.com
  • Franchising Since:
    2014
  • Franchise Units:
    7
  • Cash Investment:
    $100,000
  • Total Investments:
    $396,363 - $591,310
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    growlerusafranchise.com
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Reviews (57)
Positive 86.0% 49 Reviews
Great burgers, lots of beer, and great staff
Glenn Robinson
Negative 8.8% 5 Reviews
It's a nice space in a great location. Extens...
Donna Haynor
Neutral 5.3% 3 Reviews
Great service and beers and wings, but the no...
Steve Baldwin

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curves.eu curves.eu
Talk to a Representative: 570-708-8780
Key Facts For curves.eu
  • Franchising Since:
    2005
  • Franchise Units:
    935
  • Cash Investment:
    $30-35k
  • Total Investments:
    $115.6 - 243.2K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5-7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.curves.eu
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Papa John's Papa John's
Talk to a Representative: 570-708-8780
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Papa John's
  • Franchising Since:
    1985
  • Franchise Units:
    1,526
  • Cash Investment:
    $30-40k
  • Total Investments:
    $1,179 - 2,746.2K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5-7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.papajohns.com
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Reviews (40)
Positive 77.5% 31 Reviews
Best pizza in town in my opinion
Andy Prince
Positive
Excellent pizza and bread sticks.
K H
Negative 22.5% 9 Reviews
Cold pizza, took over an hr to be delivered
jocelyn pollick

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Circle K Convenience Stores & Couche-Tard Circle K Convenience Stores & Couche-Tard
Talk to a Representative: 602-728-8000
Key Facts For Circle K Convenience Stor...
  • Franchising Since:
    1951
  • Franchise Units:
    8,277
  • Cash Investment:
    $100,000
  • Total Investments:
    $211,450 - $1,602,450
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    3.7-5.5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.circlek.com
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Reviews (42)
Positive 40.5% 17 Reviews
Better than QT
Samir Saidi
Negative 54.8% 23 Reviews
The Circle K at 7th street and the 101 as gon...
george simons
Neutral 4.8% 2 Reviews
Looking for Jim
Jon Fisher

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Sonic Corporation Sonic Corporation
Talk to a Representative: 405-225-5000
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Sonic Corporation
  • Franchising Since:
    1953
  • Franchise Units:
    3,522
  • Cash Investment:
    $1,000,000
  • Total Investments:
    $1,015,000 - $1,605,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.sonicdrivein.com
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Reviews (52)
Positive 42.3% 22 Reviews
Food is always up to par for Sonic. This is o...
Rachel Lovelace
Negative 46.2% 24 Reviews
Playing the billy Graham network on all TVs....
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Neutral 11.5% 6 Reviews
This was probably my third time at a Sonic ev...
Teresa Fornoff

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H and R Block, Inc. H and R Block, Inc.
Talk to a Representative: 800-472-5625
Key Facts For H and R Block, Inc.
  • Franchising Since:
    1955
  • Franchise Units:
    11,011
  • Cash Investment:
    $2,500
  • Total Investments:
    $31,505 - $148,700
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    30%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.hrblock.com
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Reviews (39)
Positive 35.9% 14 Reviews
Best place in Kansas City
heterodoxy Bear
Negative 61.5% 24 Reviews
Would give it a lower rating if possible. DO...
Our Prophecy
Neutral 2.6% 1 Reviews
It was good but the price was a little too hi...
Chris Bell

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Denny's Denny's
Talk to a Representative: 864-597-8164
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Denny's
  • Franchising Since:
    1963
  • Franchise Units:
    1,535
  • Cash Investment:
    $40K
  • Total Investments:
    $1,179 - 2,396.2K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    dennysfranchising.com
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Liberty Tax Liberty Tax
Talk to a Representative: 866-871-1040
Key Facts For Liberty Tax
  • Franchising Since:
    1997
  • Franchise Units:
    4,438
  • Cash Investment:
    $50,000
  • Total Investments:
    $57,800 - $71,900
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    14%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.libertytax.com
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Reviews (21)
Positive 19.0% 4 Reviews
I received great customer service and friendl...
Tom H
Positive
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Negative 81.0% 17 Reviews
I was told today that i going to be charged $...
Rebecca Fitchett

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WoodSpring Hotels WoodSpring Hotels
Talk to a Representative: 844-974-6835
Key Facts For WoodSpring Hotels
  • Franchising Since:
    2003
  • Franchise Units:
    112
  • Cash Investment:
    50,000
  • Total Investments:
    5,035,000 - 6,439,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.woodspring.com
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1-800 JUNKPRO 1-800 JUNKPRO
Talk to a Representative: 800-586-5776
Key Facts For 1-800 JUNKPRO
  • Franchising Since:
    1999
  • Franchise Units:
    4
  • Cash Investment:
    $40-60K
  • Total Investments:
    $106.1 - 148.1K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.9%
  • Financing Available:
  • Website:
    www.1-800-junkpro.com
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Reviews (71)
Positive 98.6% 70 Reviews
On time professional young gentlemen handled...
Jeanie Brenneman
Positive
I can't say enough good things about this com...
Traci Bell
Negative 1.4% 1 Reviews
No metrics and a lie
Don't buy yourself a job....particularly in d...
Jeffrey Gross