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Top 100 Global Franchises - Rankings (2009)

Rank Franchise Name Country Industry
1 McDonald's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
2 SUBWAY® United States of America Sandwich & Bagel Franchises
3 7 Eleven United States of America Convenience Store Franchises
4 InterContinental Hotels and Resorts United Kingdom Hotel Franchises
5 Pizza Hut United States of America Pizza Franchises
6 KFC United States of America Chicken Franchises
7 Burger King United States of America Fast Food Franchises
8 A&W Restaurants United States of America Restaurant Franchises
9 Ace Hardware Corporation United States of America Home Improvement Retail Franchises
10 Naturhouse Spain Wellness Products & Services
11 JAN-PRO Cleaning Systems United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
12 Tim Hortons Canada Bakery & Donut Franchises
13 Circle K United States of America Convenience Store Franchises
14 H&R Block Canada Financial Services
15 RE/MAX United States of America Real Estate Franchises
16 Cold Stone Creamery® United States of America Ice Cream Franchises
17 Ramada Worldwide United States of America Hotel Franchises
18 Taco Bell United States of America Fast Food Franchises
19 The UPS Store United States of America Mailing & Shipping Franchises
20 Jani-King Commercial Cleaning Services United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
21 ampm Mini Market United States of America Convenience Store Franchises
22 Kumon Japan Child Education Franchises
23 Long John Silver's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
24 Anytime Fitness Inc. United States of America Gym Franchises
25 Vanguard Cleaning Systems United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
26 Arby's United States of America Burger Franchises
27 Cartridge World Australia Office Supplies Franchises
28 Molly Maid United States of America House Cleaning Franchises
29 Snap-on Tools United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
30 Merry Maids United States of America House Cleaning Franchises
31 Spherion United States of America Employment & Staffing Franchises
32 Mr. Handyman United States of America Handyman Franchises
33 Pirtek Australia B2B Franchises
34 Dairy Queen United States of America Fast Food Franchises
35 Expense Reduction Analysts United Kingdom Expense Management Franchises
36 Bark Busters Home Dog Training Australia Dog Training Franchises
37 Edible Arrangements® United States of America Gift Franchises
38 EmbroidMe United States of America Embroidery Businesses
39 Engel & Völkers Germany Real Estate Franchises
40 Merle Norman Cosmetics United States of America Cosmetic Franchises
41 Auntie Anne's Pretzels United States of America Bakery & Donut Franchises
42 MRI Network United States of America Personnel Services
43 Ben & Jerry's Franchising, Inc. United States of America Ice Cream Franchises
44 Jazzercise United States of America Women's Fitness Franchises
45 Knight's Inn United States of America Hotel Franchises
46 GolfTEC United States of America Sports Franchises
47 Midas United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
48 Matco Tools United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
49 Pita Pit Canada Fast Food Franchises
50 Chester's International United States of America Chicken Franchises
51 Travelodge United States of America Hotel Franchises
52 TAF™ United States of America Sporting Goods Stores
53 Days Inn United States of America Hotel Franchises
54 WSI Internet Marketing Canada Internet Franchises
55 Coffee News USA Canada Advertising & Marketing Franchises
56 Snap Fitness United States of America Gym Franchises
57 Aussie Pet Mobile Australia Pet Grooming Franchises
58 Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning United States of America Carpet Cleaning Franchises
59 Signarama United States of America B2B Franchises
60 Cinnabon United States of America Bakery & Donut Franchises
61 Homewatch United States of America Senior Care Franchises
62 Supercuts United States of America Hair & Beauty Salon Franchises
63 Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites United States of America Hotel Franchises
64 Mathnasium United States of America Child Education Franchises
65 The Maids United States of America House Cleaning Franchises
66 Gymboree United States of America Child Fitness & Gym Franchises
67 Precision Tune Auto Care United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
68 American Leak Detection United States of America Maintenance Franchises
69 Heaven's Best Carpet Cleaning United States of America Carpet Cleaning Franchises
70 Express Employment Professionals United States of America Employment & Staffing Franchises
71 Papa John's United States of America Pizza Franchises
72 Home Instead United States of America Senior Care Franchises
73 Budget Blinds United States of America Home Improvement Franchises
74 Fitness Together United States of America Gym Franchises
75 Allegra Print & Imaging United States of America Sign, Print & Copy Stores
76 Microtel Inns and Suites United States of America Hotel Franchises
77 Great Clips United States of America Hair Salon Franchises
78 PuroClean United States of America B2B Franchises
79 Novus Auto Glass United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
80 Martinizing Dry Cleaning United States of America Dry-cleaning & Laundry Franchises
81 Howard Johnson United States of America Hotel Franchises
82 Sir Speedy United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
83 ActionCOACH United States of America Business Consulting Services
84 Sylvan Learning United States of America Children & Education
85 The Little Gym International United States of America Child Fitness & Gym Franchises
86 Jiffy Lube® United States of America Oil Change Franchises
87 Proforma United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
88 Furniture Medic United States of America Repair & Painting Franchises
89 Moe's Southwest Grill United States of America Fast Food Franchises
90 La Quinta United States of America Hotel Franchises
91 Minuteman Press United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
92 Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza United States of America Pizza Franchises
93 CertaPro Painters United States of America Repair & Painting Franchises
94 PostNet United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
95 FASTSIGNS United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
96 Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
97 Rooter-Man United States of America Maintenance Franchises
98 Schlotzsky’s United States of America Sandwich & Bagel Franchises
99 Smoothie King United States of America Smoothie Franchises
100 Pak Mail United States of America Mailing & Shipping Franchises

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