What’s the top franchise in the US? Each year, Entrepreneur magazine compiles the industry’s most comprehensive franchise ranking, creating the Franchise 500. The survey uses financial data to evaluate objective, quantifiable measures for each franchise operation, especially financial strength, stability, size, and overall growth of the company. This week, we’ll look at the top ten on Entrepreneur’s 2010 list.
4. Hampton Inn/Hampton Inn & Suites
This mid-priced hotel chain has been acquired by Hilton Hotels Corporation and operates more than 1,500 units in the US, Canada, Mexico, Ecuador, and Costa Rica.
The hair salon offers an alternative to barbershops and high-end salons, with a business model that includes no appointment necessary fast service. Exclusive territories are available and the organization seeks franchises in the US and Canada.
6. H&R Block
Also ranked one of the top global franchises, H&R Block tax preparation services meets the needs of payers who are uncomfortable with preparing their own taxes.
To learn more about Entrepreneur, the Franchise 500, the process used to evaluate these companies, and information about franchise startup and other financial data, please visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. This list is not intended to endorse, recommend, support, or advertise any of the companies listed. This is provided solely for educational and informational purposes. To learn more about which franchise business is right for you and receive a free personal franchise assessment, contact FranNet.