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Top 100 Global Franchises - Rankings (2012)

Rank Franchise Name Country Industry
1 SUBWAY® United States of America Sandwich & Bagel Franchises
2 McDonald's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
3 KFC United States of America Chicken Franchises
4 7 Eleven United States of America Convenience Store Franchises
5 Burger King United States of America Fast Food Franchises
6 Pizza Hut United States of America Pizza Franchises
7 Wyndham Hotels and Resorts United States of America Hotel Franchises
8 Ace Hardware Corporation United States of America Home Improvement Retail Franchises
9 Dunkin' Donuts United States of America Bakery & Donut Franchises
10 Hertz United States of America Car Rental & Dealer Franchises
11 Snap-on Tools United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
12 Marriott International United States of America Hotel Franchises
13 InterContinental Hotels and Resorts United Kingdom Hotel Franchises
14 GNC Live Well United States of America Wellness Products & Services
15 Baskin-Robbins United States of America Ice Cream Franchises
16 Circle K United States of America Convenience Store Franchises
17 Choice Hotels United States of America Hotel Franchises
18 Kumon Japan Child Education Franchises
19 Domino's Pizza United States of America Pizza Franchises
20 Tim Hortons Canada Bakery & Donut Franchises
21 Taco Bell United States of America Fast Food Franchises
22 Hilton Hotels & Resorts United States of America Hotel Franchises
23 Wendy's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
24 Papa John's United States of America Pizza Franchises
25 DIA Spain Convenience Store Franchises
26 Century 21 United States of America Real Estate Franchises
27 Re-Bath® United States of America Home Improvement Franchises
28 Europcar France Car Rental & Dealer Franchises
29 ServiceMaster Clean United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
30 Jani-King Commercial Cleaning Services United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
31 Dairy Queen United States of America Fast Food Franchises
32 ampm Mini Market United States of America Convenience Store Franchises
33 Liberty Tax Service United States of America Tax Franchises
34 Merry Maids United States of America House Cleaning Franchises
35 Jazzercise United States of America Women's Fitness Franchises
36 Vanguard Cleaning Systems United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
37 The UPS Store United States of America Mailing & Shipping Franchises
38 Yogen Fruz Canada Frozen Yogurt Franchises
39 Stratus Building Solutions United States of America Maintenance Services
40 Yves Rocher France Cosmetic Franchises
41 Curves United States of America Women's Fitness Franchises
42 Spherion United States of America Employment & Staffing Franchises
43 Novus Auto Glass United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
44 Anytime Fitness Inc. United States of America Gym Franchises
45 Cold Stone Creamery® United States of America Ice Cream Franchises
46 Cartridge World Australia Office Supplies Franchises
47 Snap Fitness United States of America Gym Franchises
48 Molly Maid United States of America House Cleaning Franchises
49 Cinnabon United States of America Bakery & Donut Franchises
50 ActionCOACH United States of America Business Consulting Services
51 Signarama United States of America B2B Franchises
52 H&R Block Canada Financial Services
53 Denny's United States of America Burger Franchises
54 A&W Restaurants United States of America Restaurant Franchises
55 Midas United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
56 Ben & Jerry's Franchising, Inc. United States of America Ice Cream Franchises
57 Arby's United States of America Burger Franchises
58 Hardee's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
59 Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning United States of America Carpet Cleaning Franchises
60 JAN-PRO Cleaning Systems United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
61 Long John Silver's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
62 Naturhouse Spain Wellness Products & Services
63 Supercuts United States of America Hair & Beauty Salon Franchises
64 Express Employment Professionals United States of America Employment & Staffing Franchises
65 Gold's Gym United States of America Gym Franchises
66 Jiffy Lube® United States of America Oil Change Franchises
67 The Maids United States of America House Cleaning Franchises
68 WSI Internet Marketing Canada Internet Franchises
69 FASTSIGNS United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
70 Mr. Handyman United States of America Handyman Franchises
71 Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza United States of America Pizza Franchises
72 Sir Speedy United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
73 Almeida Viajes Spain Travel Agency Franchises
74 Auntie Anne's Pretzels United States of America Bakery & Donut Franchises
75 Great Clips United States of America Hair Salon Franchises
76 Sylvan Learning United States of America Children & Education
77 MRI Network United States of America Personnel Services
78 Matco Tools United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
79 Merle Norman Cosmetics United States of America Cosmetic Franchises
80 Pita Pit Canada Fast Food Franchises
81 Gymboree United States of America Child Fitness & Gym Franchises
82 Minuteman Press United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
83 Johnny Rockets United States of America Burger Franchises
84 Edible Arrangements® United States of America Gift Franchises
85 Moe's Southwest Grill United States of America Fast Food Franchises
86 Meineke Car Care Center United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
87 Mathnasium United States of America Child Education Franchises
88 Budget Blinds United States of America Home Improvement Franchises
89 Furniture Medic United States of America Repair & Painting Franchises
90 Color Glo International United States of America B2B Franchises
91 Coffee News USA Canada Advertising & Marketing Franchises
92 RE/MAX United States of America Real Estate Franchises
93 Allegra Print & Imaging United States of America Sign, Print & Copy Stores
94 Nathan's Famous United States of America Fast Food Franchises
95 Pirtek Australia B2B Franchises
96 CertaPro Painters United States of America Repair & Painting Franchises
97 EmbroidMe United States of America Embroidery Businesses
98 Martinizing Dry Cleaning United States of America Dry-cleaning & Laundry Franchises
99 Maid Brigade United States of America House Cleaning Franchises
100 American Leak Detection United States of America Maintenance Franchises

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