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

Last updated: October 1, 2022

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Top 100 Overall Franchises

Best Franchise Opportunities - October 2022

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Company Name

Industry

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Since

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Units

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Investment

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Investment

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Fee

Financing
Available

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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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Five Guys Five Guys
Talk to a Representative: 866-345-4897
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Five Guys
  • Franchising Since:
    1986
  • Franchise Units:
    900
  • Cash Investment:
    $25-25.5K
  • Total Investments:
    $263.9 - 692.6K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    8%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.fiveguys.com
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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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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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AFC/Doctors Express Franchising AFC/Doctors Express Franchising
Talk to a Representative: 205-403-8902
Key Facts For AFC/Doctors Express Franc...
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Reviews (23)
Positive 17.4% 4 Reviews
This is a great company!
Marcus Kirby
Negative 78.3% 18 Reviews
Not a place I ever want 2 visit a again. She...
Cherryl Streeter
Neutral 4.3% 1 Reviews
This is their corporate office. Don't go to t...
Jimmy Glenn

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Red Robin International, Inc. Red Robin International, Inc.
Talk to a Representative: 303-846-6000
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Red Robin International,...
  • Franchising Since:
    1969
  • Franchise Units:
    139
  • Cash Investment:
    $65K
  • Total Investments:
    $1,800 - 3,000K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5-4%
  • Financing Available:
  • Website:
    www.redrobin.com
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Reviews (95)
Positive 9.5% 9 Reviews
I was at the Red Robin in Greenbrier, Chesape...
Pamela Peeples
Negative 89.5% 85 Reviews
Worst website ever. I'd rather have 90's-era...
Jordan Wilking
Neutral 1.1% 1 Reviews
We have a great restaurant in Christiansburg,...
Sandy Schlaudecker

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Creamistry Creamistry
Talk to a Representative: 657-224-9602
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Creamistry
  • Franchising Since:
    2009
  • Franchise Units:
    164
  • Cash Investment:
    $40,000
  • Total Investments:
    $277,500 - $581,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.creamistry.com
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Reviews (47)
Positive 85.1% 40 Reviews
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN ONLINE HACKER, CONTACT US
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN ONLINE HACKER, CONTACT...
John Stoner
Negative 6.4% 3 Reviews
Some times they never open on time if you wal...
sanjay gudluru
Neutral 8.5% 4 Reviews
This ice cream tasty good and so specia...
Walter Munoz mendoza

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Jack in the Box, Inc. Jack in the Box, Inc.
Talk to a Representative: 858-522-4716
Key Facts For Jack in the Box, Inc.
  • Franchising Since:
    1951
  • Franchise Units:
    2200+
  • Cash Investment:
    $50,000
  • Total Investments:
    $1,316,100 - $2,414,700
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.jackinthebox.com
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Reviews (14)
Positive 85.7% 12 Reviews
This is a corporate office for jack in the bo...
Sandeep K
Positive
Jack in the Box in Kansas City supports a cha...
Deanne Davies
Negative 14.3% 2 Reviews
This is not a restaurant and this business di...
Lucas Richter

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Home Instead Senior Care
Talk to a Representative:
Key Facts For Home Instead Senior Care
  • Franchising Since:
    0
  • Franchise Units:
  • Cash Investment:
    £37,500.
  • Total Investments:
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
  • Financing Available:
    Yes, through a third party.
  • Website:
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Service Master Clean, LLC Service Master Clean, LLC
Talk to a Representative: 844-319-5401
Key Facts For Service Master Clean, LLC
  • 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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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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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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Negative Review 0 Reviews
Anonymous
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Anonymous

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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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Maaco Franchising Maaco Franchising
Talk to a Representative: 704-858-0729
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Maaco Franchising
  • Franchising Since:
    1972
  • Franchise Units:
    460
  • Cash Investment:
    $5,995
  • Total Investments:
    $250,000-$300,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    8%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.maacofranchise.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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Toppers Pizza Toppers Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 1 (262) 473-4343
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Toppers Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1991
  • Franchise Units:
    71
  • Cash Investment:
    $150,000
  • Total Investments:
    $262,663 - $490,649
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.toppers.com
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Reviews (100)
Positive 66.0% 66 Reviews
The service was superb. The restaurant was or...
Lindsey Conscience
Negative 25.0% 25 Reviews
Wanted to try the new jalapeño popperstix so...
brendan berens
Neutral 9.0% 9 Reviews
Good pizza
Mashawn Oshkeshequoam

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Abs Fitness
Talk to a Representative:
Key Facts For Abs Fitness
  • Franchising Since:
    2013
  • Franchise Units:
    7
  • Cash Investment:
    15,00,000
  • Total Investments:
    Rs. 50lac - Rs. 1 Cr.
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    12%
  • Financing Available:
  • Website:
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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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Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen
Talk to a Representative: 850-333-8260
Key Facts For Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitch...
  • Franchising Since:
    2005
  • Franchise Units:
    59
  • Cash Investment:
    $25K
  • Total Investments:
    $179.7 - 426.2K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.wokbox.us
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Days Inn Worldwide Days Inn Worldwide
Talk to a Representative: 800-758-8999
Key Facts For Days Inn Worldwide
  • Franchising Since:
    1970
  • Franchise Units:
    1,857
  • Cash Investment:
    $65K
  • Total Investments:
    $394.7 - 5,725.6K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5-4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.daysinn.com
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McDonalds Corporation McDonalds Corporation
Talk to a Representative: 630-623-6196
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For McDonalds Corporation
  • 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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Positive 87.5% 7 Reviews
Was one of the best McDonald’s I have been to...
Vince Liotta
Positive
Great people and nice place to work
Gurvinder Singh
Negative 12.5% 1 Reviews
I Got Kicked Out Of The McDonald's Restaurant...
HOWARD SHORE

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Pizza Schmizza Pizza Schmizza
Talk to a Representative: 503-533-8366
Service Offerings:
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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