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Entrepreneur Top 25

Below is the Top 25 franchises as ranked from Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500.

Rank Franchise Initial Investment Low Initial Investment High Total Units 3 Year Growth Franchise Start Royalty Advertising Fees Industry
1 Taco Bell $571,00 $3,000,000 7,427 +11.1% 1964 5.5% 4.25% Food/Bev
2 Dunkin’ $200,000 $1,700,000 13,125 +6.3% 1955 5.9% 5.00% Food/Bev
3 The UPS Store $138,000 $567,000 5,268 +5.8% 1980 5.0% 2.5% Business Services
4 Popeyes $384,000 $2,600,000 3,377 +21.6% 1976 5.0% 4.0% Food/Bev
5 Culver’s $2,300,000 $5,400,000 765 +21.2% 1988 4.0% 2.50% Food/Bev
6 Kumon $74,000 $157,000 26,365 +2% 1958 N/A N/A Education
7 Jersey Mike’s $169,000 $804,000 1,742 +36.4% 1987 6.5% 5.00% Food/Bev
8 Planet Fitness $968,000 $4,100,000 2,059 +45.9% 2003 7.% 9% Health
9 7-Eleven $70,000 $1,200,000 68,944 +11% 1964 N/A 1% Retail
10 Servpro $168,00 $221,000 1,841 +10.2% 1969 3-10% 3% Services
11 McDonald’s $1,300,000 $2,300,000 39,020 +5.4% 1955 4% 4% Food/Bev
12 Budget Blinds $125,000 $254,000 1,273 +15.3% 1994 N/A N/A Services
13 Great Clips $147,000 $282,000 4,473 +9.3% 1983 6% 5% Beauty
14 Tropical Smoothie Cafe $199,000 $544,000 871 +45.7% 1997 6% 3% Food/Bev
15 Supercuts $151,000 $321,000 2,814 +5.6% 1979 6% 5% Beauty
16 Nothing Bundt Cakes $430,000 $624,000 355 +60.6% 2006 5% 4% Food/Bev
17 Sports Clips $234,000 $388,000 1,879 +11.1% 1995 6% 5% Beauty
18 uBreakiFix $98,000 $303,000 585 +80% 2013 7% N/A Retail
19 Smoothie King $270,000 $846,000 1,194 +32.4% 1988 6% 3% Food/Bev
20 Valvoline Oil Change $181,000 $3,200,000 1,327 +18.7% 1988 4-6% 3% Auto Services
21 Pet Supplies Plus $437,000 $1,300,000 504 +23.5% 1990 2-3% $3K/month Pets
22 Wingstop Restaurant $376,000 $724,000 1,436 +26.7% 1998 6% 4% Food/Bev
23 Ace Hardware $292,000 $2,100,000 5,385 +7% 1976 N/A N/A Retail
24 Hampton by Hilton $7,700,000 $20.3M 2,582 +13.4% 1984 6% 4% Hotels
25 KFC $1,400,000 $2,800,000 24,394 +17.1% 1952 4-5% 5% Food/Bev

Colt Agar