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Last updated: September 1, 2019

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Top 100 Overall Franchises

Best Franchise Opportunities - September 2019

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Hyatt Hotels & Resorts Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Talk to a Representative: 312-750-1234
Key Facts For Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
  • 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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McDonald's McDonald's
Talk to a Representative: 630-623-6196
Key Facts For McDonald's
  • Franchising Since:
    1955
  • Franchise Units:
    29712
  • Cash Investment:
    $750,000
  • Total Investments:
    $989,352 - $2,217,045
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.aboutmcdonalds.com
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Tutor Doctor Tutor Doctor
Talk to a Representative: 416-646-0364
Key Facts For Tutor Doctor
  • Franchising Since:
    2000
  • Franchise Units:
    452
  • Cash Investment:
    $66,000
  • Total Investments:
    $66,000 - $133,900
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    8%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.TutorDoctorOpportunity.com
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Hertz Hertz
Talk to a Representative: 800-532-3401
Key Facts For Hertz
  • Franchising Since:
    1997
  • Franchise Units:
    153
  • Cash Investment:
    $75K
  • Total Investments:
    $33.8 - 51.1K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.hertz.com
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Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Talk to a Representative: 310-237-2326
Key Facts For Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
  • Franchising Since:
    1963
  • Franchise Units:
    511
  • Cash Investment:
    $65K
  • Total Investments:
    $5,000K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5-4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.coffeebean.com
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Grease Monkey Franchising Grease Monkey Franchising
Talk to a Representative: 720-454-4412
Key Facts For Grease Monkey Franchising
  • Franchising Since:
    1978
  • Franchise Units:
    239+
  • Cash Investment:
    $30K
  • Total Investments:
    $164,195 - 319,850K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.greasemonkeyfranchise.com
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Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar
Talk to a Representative: 888-592-7753
Key Facts For Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar
  • Franchising Since:
    1980
  • Franchise Units:
    34
  • Cash Investment:
    $30K
  • Total Investments:
    $116 - 300K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    $50K
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.applebees.com
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Long John Silver's Long John Silver's
Talk to a Representative: 502-815-6100
Key Facts For Long John Silver's
  • Franchising Since:
    1969
  • Franchise Units:
    1,313
  • Cash Investment:
    $20K
  • Total Investments:
    $883 - 1,403K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.ljsilvers.com
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G6 Hospitality LLC. G6 Hospitality LLC.
Talk to a Representative: 972-360-2547
Key Facts For G6 Hospitality LLC.
  • Franchising Since:
    1962
  • Franchise Units:
    686
  • Cash Investment:
    $300,000
  • Total Investments:
    $2,154,800 - $3,089,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
  • Website:
    www.g6hospitality.com
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Country Inns & Suites by Carlson
Talk to a Representative: (763) 212-3475
Key Facts For Country Inns & Suites by Carlson
  • Franchising Since:
    1986
  • Franchise Units:
    468
  • Cash Investment:
    $45K
  • Total Investments:
    $6,632.9 - 8,000.4K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    No
  • Website:
    www.countryinns.com
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Pizza Schmizza Pizza Schmizza
Talk to a Representative: 503-371-9318x210
Key Facts For Pizza Schmizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1993
  • Franchise Units:
    23
  • Cash Investment:
    $150,000
  • Total Investments:
    $91 - 381K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.schmizza.com
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Costa Vida Restaurants Costa Vida Restaurants
Talk to a Representative: 801-797-2374
Key Facts For Costa Vida Restaurants
  • Franchising Since:
    2003
  • Franchise Units:
    100+
  • Cash Investment:
    $223K
  • Total Investments:
    $82874K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.costavida.net
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Jiffy Lube Jiffy Lube
Talk to a Representative: 800-344-6933
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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Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery
Talk to a Representative: 480-362-4800
Key Facts For Cold Stone Creamery
  • Franchising Since:
    1988
  • Franchise Units:
    1,423
  • Cash Investment:
    $125,000
  • Total Investments:
    $277,375 - $464,325
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.coldstonecreamery.com
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Hardee's Hardee's
Talk to a Representative: 314-259-6413
Key Facts For Hardee's
  • Franchising Since:
    1961
  • Franchise Units:
    1,589
  • Cash Investment:
    $35,000
  • Total Investments:
    $1,038,374 - $2,217,366
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.ckefranchise.com
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Molly Maid Molly Maid
Talk to a Representative: 734-822-6800
Key Facts For Molly Maid
  • Franchising Since:
    1979
  • Franchise Units:
    632
  • Cash Investment:
    $65,000
  • Total Investments:
    $85,795 - $131,295
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6.5-3%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.mollymaid.com
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Famous Dave's Famous Dave's
Talk to a Representative: 952-294-1300
Key Facts For Famous Dave's
  • Franchising Since:
    1995
  • Franchise Units:
    187
  • Cash Investment:
    $500,000 - $1,000,000
  • Total Investments:
    $636,750 - $4,239,750
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.famousdaves.com
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MY SALON Suite MY SALON Suite
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Key Facts For MY SALON Suite
  • Franchising Since:
    2012
  • Franchise Units:
    31
  • Cash Investment:
    $150,000
  • Total Investments:
    $503,500 - $869,500
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    mysalonsuite.com
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A Caring Home Care Services A Caring Home Care Services
Talk to a Representative: 713-588-4433
Key Facts For A Caring Home Care Services
  • Franchising Since:
    2013
  • Franchise Units:
    215
  • Cash Investment:
    $5K
  • Total Investments:
    $40 - 50K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.acaringhomecare.com
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BounceU BounceU
Talk to a Representative: 480-371-1235
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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9Round Franchising 9Round Franchising
Talk to a Representative: 480-621-5740
Key Facts For 9Round Franchising
  • Franchising Since:
    2008
  • Franchise Units:
    400+
  • Cash Investment:
    $75K
  • Total Investments:
    $70 - 90K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    $449 Flat
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.9round.com
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ServiceMaster Clean ServiceMaster Clean
Talk to a Representative: 901-597-7500
Key Facts For ServiceMaster Clean
  • Franchising Since:
    1947
  • Franchise Units:
    4,932
  • Cash Investment:
    $8,380
  • Total Investments:
    $59,500 - $79,500
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4-7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.servicemasterclean.com
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Snap Fitness Snap Fitness
Talk to a Representative: 952-474-5422
Key Facts For Snap Fitness
  • 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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Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
Talk to a Representative: 888-249-2726
Key Facts For Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
  • Franchising Since:
    1954
  • Franchise Units: