The Best Franchises To Buy, 2016

The Best Franchises To Buy, 2016-To help FORBES create its second annual list of the Best Franchises to Buy, we’ve again tapped the invaluable intel and statistics of FRANdata. The information assessed all comes from the five-year time period ranging from 2009 to 2013. We’ve divided our ranking of franchises into three categories, based on entry costs: up to $150,000; $150,000 to $500,000; and over $500,000.

 

Entry Cost Rank Brand 5-Year
Growth Rate
5-Year
Franchisee Continuity
Total Units
Up to $150K  1  Brightway Insurance  22%  89%  109  Sells auto, home, business and personal policies.
Up to $150K  2  Maid Pro  10%  92%  167  Provides house-cleaning services with detailed 49-point checklist.
Up to $150K  3  Right at Home  14%  89%  338  Offers In-home care, nursing to companionship, for seniors, disabled.
Up to $150K  4  Discovery Map  10%  91%  132  Curates quirky, tourist maps and travel guides.
Up to $150K  5  Just Between Friends  14%  90%  141  Hosts consignment events for child and maternity clothes.
Up to $150K  6  Seniors Helping Seniors  41%  89%  231  Arranges non-medical in-home care for seniors and provided by seniors.
Up to $150K  7  BrightStar Care  26%  80%  258  Provides home care to anyone, newborns to the elderly.
Up to $150K  8  Pop-A-Lock  26%  92%  415  Offers 24-hour locksmith services, largest franchise chain the U.S.
Up to $150K  9  Mathnasium  23%  85%  417  Offers customized math tutoring services, preschool through high school.
Up to $150K  10  Weed Man  6%  91%  142  Provides lawn care service; started in Canada, now in U.S. and U.K.
 $150K – $500K  1  Jimmy John’s  17%  99%  1,802  Serves and delivers sandwiches; preparing an IPO.
 $150K – $500K  2  Jet’s Pizza  15%  98%  321  Fires up deep-dish pizza baked in a square pan.
 $150K – $500K  3  Marco’s Pizza  21%  94%  433  Sells “authentic Italian” pizza.
 $150K – $500K  4  Plato’s Closet  10%  98%  384  Buys and sells name-brand young adult clothing, shoes, accessories.
 $150K – $500K  5  Dutch Bros.  9%  96%  214 Sells coffee from drive-thru shops; founded by dairy farming brothers.
 $150K – $500K  6  Wingstop  8%  92%  593  Serves enough hot wings to fuel a hit IPO.
 $150K – $500K  7  Sport Clips  13%  97%  1,151  Provides barber services from sports-themed, man-cave shops.
 $150K – $500K  8  Batteries Plus Bulbs  12%  97%  602  Fills replacement battery needs for phones, laptops, cars and more.
 $150K – $500K  9  Anytime Fitness  14%  91%  1,834  Offers  tanning and personal training from gyms open 24 hours a day.
 $150K – $500K  10  Auntie Anne’s  6%  92%  977  Sells sweet and salty pretzels from mall food courts around the country.
 $500K+  1  Sola Salon Studios  38%  100%  139  Lets stylists run their own one-person businesses from salons.
$500K+  2  Massage Envy  12%  99%  941  Offers affordable massages from more than 1,000 convenient locations.
$500K+  3  Firehouse Subs  16%  94%  722  Serves hot sub sandwiches; founded by former firefighters.
$500K+  4  The Learning Experience  25%  94%  126  Provides before- and after-school child care.
$500K+  5  Primrose Schools  6%  97%  271  Offers day care plus learning at accredited private preschools.
$500K+  6  Retro Fitness  23%  94%  102  Pumps up gym regulars by projecting classic 1980s movies.
$500K+  7  Doubletree Hotels  8%  94%  252  Gives every hotel guest a chocolate chip and walnut cookie at check-in.
$500K+  8  Culver’s  5%  100%  495  Sells “Butter Burgers,” frozen custards and now  salads too.
$500K+  9  Hilton Garden Inn  5%  99%  521  Offers full bar, free WiFi and fitness center at mid-range prices.
$500K+ 10  Homewood Suites by Hilton  5%  99% 322 Includes full kitchens for extended stay guests.

 

 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/emilyinverso/2015/06/17/complete-list-the-best-and-worst-franchises-to-buy-2015/

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