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Best Franchise Opportunities - December 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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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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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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Positive 87.5% 7 Reviews
Very freindly and fast
John Prichard
Positive
This McDonald's location is located in an off...
Gordon Grado
Negative 12.5% 1 Reviews
I Got Kicked Out Of The McDonald's Restaurant...
HOWARD SHORE

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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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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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Reviews (32)
Positive 68.8% 22 Reviews
I am going to start a new career.
Jason Whitney
Negative 18.8% 6 Reviews
Shame on you!!! I will never ever do business...
Thesmallbean 145
Neutral 12.5% 4 Reviews
Pain to deal with. Not very helpful or accom...
Christopher Van Duyne

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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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Reviews (41)
Positive 87.8% 36 Reviews
My go to for my caffeine fix. Friendly servic...
Suzanne Colucci
Negative 4.9% 2 Reviews
I think seats would be only for costumers NO...
Loula B
Neutral 7.3% 3 Reviews
Snotty Baristas, overpriced coffee, sleazy at...
Xe Oh

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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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Negative Review 7 Reviews
Bought my own oil, ford filter, Had grease mo...
JEFF FULTON
Negative Review
I will NEVER go to grease monkey again! I wen...
Tonee Jimenez
Negative Review
Went to Grease Monkey yesterday in Omaha, NE....
Kent Jackson

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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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Reviews (12)
Positive 16.7% 2 Reviews
My son loves apple bees
Lo'Well Da Crooner
Positive
Best Place to work EVER!!
Joe Oglesby
Negative 83.3% 10 Reviews
To the manager of Applebee's in Ada, Oklahoma...
Rachel Phillips

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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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Reviews (27)
Positive 25.9% 7 Reviews
Great place for work
mr sharma
Negative 66.7% 18 Reviews
I had a horrible experience at one of their h...
A. Chavez
Neutral 7.4% 2 Reviews
They are low budget hotel rooms, lets be hone...
Rick Mahnn

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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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Reviews (49)
Positive 87.8% 43 Reviews
Good food. Fast service. Drive thru is always...
Dustin Taylor
Negative 6.1% 3 Reviews
I was not a fan of this place. The drive thru...
hanna myers
Neutral 6.1% 3 Reviews
The way things are displayed on the menu are...
Sahara Smith

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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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Positive 50.0% 3 Reviews
I love this place! I can never get enough of...
Kimberly Carlton
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expected taste
Miae Kim
Negative 50.0% 3 Reviews
I was visiting Phoenix for Spring Training, a...
Josh Nielson

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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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Reviews (41)
Positive 48.8% 20 Reviews
Typiccal Hardee's
Mike Sturma
Negative 29.3% 12 Reviews
Food wasn't hot won't go back.
laurice
Neutral 22.0% 9 Reviews
Good
Richard Puckett

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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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Reviews (93)
Positive 81.7% 76 Reviews
I had route 44 clean my house and I was very...
Pam Hicks
Negative 17.2% 16 Reviews
I booked a cleaning with this company yesterd...
Britt Helton
Neutral 1.1% 1 Reviews
We have been with Molly Maid for several year...
Robert Newman

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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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Positive 20.0% 1 Reviews
Great everything here. Love the food and the...
Kyle Carrier
Negative 60.0% 3 Reviews
Today April 6 2013 I called ahead to your Hen...
Jane Irlas
Neutral 20.0% 1 Reviews
In your Uptown location, Famous Dave's has a...
Elizabeth Shanklin

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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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Positive Review 8 Reviews
Variety of salon options in one place. I use...
Kyla Muse
Positive Review
Vet nice place
Doncela Davis
Positive Review
Perfect hair
Lee

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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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Positive 37.5% 3 Reviews
We have used Caring Professionals for the pas...
michelle grosz
Positive
These people are so nice! They helped me fin...
John Ritter
Negative 62.5% 5 Reviews
They are a very poor agency..Nobody is on the...
Tiff R

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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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Reviews (56)
Positive 80.4% 45 Reviews
Did a cosmic bounce birthday party here. Supe...
Andrea Strock
Negative 8.9% 5 Reviews
My niece wanted more play time during party v...
Ty Goldens
Neutral 10.7% 6 Reviews
time to fix and remodel or up date
Gabe Ulate

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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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Reviews (18)
Positive 88.9% 16 Reviews
I have been a member of this gym for almost 4...
Nicole Hill
Positive
I've been a member of several gyms in the are...
Dixon Howard
Neutral 11.1% 2 Reviews
Once again, someone has come up with a new wa...
John Mason

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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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Reviews (35)
Positive 22.9% 8 Reviews
Top notch facility!
matthew favaloro
Positive
Great gym with a ton of new equipment! Kind o...
D Spode
Negative 77.1% 27 Reviews
Good luck trying to cancel any membership. N...
Julie Druk

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