The 50 Highest Grossing Franchises In 2023 - MomAndPopFranchise (2023)

It's common to find high-revenue companies adopting the franchise business model to expand their brand. Undoubtedly, the franchise business model has helped many companies to expand their business and make more money annually.

Franchises typically earn more than startups. Most franchises have well-known brands that attract a lot of people. Profits increase thanks to this popularity. The return on investment is substantial even for franchises that charge a high upfront fee for the franchise.

If you are interested in buying a franchise, you may want to buy the franchise from some of the higher billing companies that are interested in franchising. Here are the 50 top-grossing franchises to consider.

What are the top-grossing franchises?

  1. Table of contents

    • KFC
    • 7 ours
    • MC Donalds
    • Marriott International
    • king of burgers
    • Pizza Hut
    • Taco Bell
    • The pizza makes dominoes
    • like hardware
    • 21st century
    • underground
    • Wendys
    • preaching
    • RE/MAX
    • The UPS shop
    • Chick-fil-A
    • printing tools
    • Tim Hortons
    • Papa Johns
    • Circle K
    • king of shakes
    • Jersey Mikes
    • Mountain Mikes Pizza
    • select hotels
    • Marcos Pizzeria
    • Baskin Robbins
    • ATC Health Services
    • coffee roller
    • Popeyes Louisiana Cocina
    • kitchen equipment
    • Krispy Kreme
    • Jiffy Lube
    • MIDAS
    • wand
    • Hardees
    • start on the spot
    • Jan-Pro
    • Overall
    • Carl´s Jr.
    • Bojangles
    • F45 training
    • Maestro
    • Queen's diary
    • Dickeys Barbacoa
    • Chilis


The franchisor is KFC US, LLC (KFCLLC), whose parent company YUM! Brands, Inc. Franchisees Operate a KFC restaurant that prepares and sells chicken and other approved dishes.

The Franchise Agreement grants franchisees a license to use certain KFC marks, trade names, service marks, logos and marks licensed from time to time by the Franchisor, including the “KFC” and “Kentucky Fried Chicken” marks; and proprietary commercial formats, methods, processes, designs, regulations, standards and specifications approved by the Franchisor solely in connection with the operation of the Point of Sale.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $1,440,600 - $3,163,550
  1. 7 ours

7-Eleven, Inc. is the franchisor. The franchisor's direct parent company is SEJ Asset Management & Investment Company, which is wholly owned by Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd. The franchisor's parent company is Seven and I, a Japanese company.

Franchisees operate retail stores with extended hours that emphasize customer convenience and offer a wide variety of products. These products include a variety of quality hot and fresh food, proprietary beverage offerings and private label items. Shops are generally open every day of the year, usually 24 hours a day.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $53,600 - $1,163,000
  1. MC Donalds

McDonald's USA, LLC is the franchisor. The Franchisor is a wholly owned subsidiary of its parent and predecessor company, McDonald's Corporation. The Franchisor develops, operates, franchises and services a system of restaurants that prepares, assembles, packages and sells a limited selection of reasonably priced food under the "McDonald's System".

A McDonald's franchise entitles franchisees to operate a McDonald's restaurant business in a specified location and use the McDonald's system to operate that restaurant business for a specified period of time.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $481,000 - $2,450,000
  1. Marriott International

Marriott International, Inc. is the franchisor. The Franchisor is a global operator and franchisor of hotels and related lodging establishments. Marriott hotels are full-service hotels for business and leisure travelers. Hotels vary in size from around 100 to 2,000 rooms.

Hotels offer a variety of dining and drinking options, including one or more restaurants and lounges, room service, catering, and banquet services. Franchisor brands serve a broad spectrum of customers and include upscale and luxury full-service hotels, lifestyle hotels, extended-stay hotels and select service hotels.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $82,965,890 - $136,885,490
  1. king of burgers

Burger King Corporation (BKC) is the franchisor. BKC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Burger King Worldwide, Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Restaurant Brands International.

Burger King franchisees operate quick-serve hamburger restaurants offering a limited menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Franchisor grants franchisees the right to operate Burger King restaurants using certain brands and recognized designs, decor systems, color schemes, and styles of buildings and furnishings.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $230,000 - $4,194,700
  1. Pizza Hut

The franchisor is Pizza Hut, LLC (PHLLC). The parent company of PHLLC is YUM! Marken, Inc. The franchise is for a company that operates Pizza Hut restaurants primarily offering pizza, pasta and other Italian fare, as well as WingStreet chicken products and sides.

Currently, the franchisor offers franchisees the operation of three types of Pizza Hut-branded units in specific locations. The term of the first franchise is usually 10 years. Franchisees may enter into two consecutive five-year franchise renewal agreements if they meet certain requirements.

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financial requirements
  • Total investment: $367,000 - $2,063,500
  1. Taco Bell

Taco Bell Franchisor, LLC is the division responsible for managing the franchise. Its intermediate parent company is Taco Bell Corp. Taco Bell is powered by YUM! Brands, Inc., which happens to be the parent company responsible for the Taco Bell brand.

Investing in this franchise gives you non-exclusive operating rights and may benefit through the use of the Taco Bell name, trademarks, trade names, trade secrets, logos, trade marks, service marks and other intellectual property.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $575,600 - $3,370,100
  1. The pizza makes dominoes

Domino's Pizza, Inc., trading as Domino's, is a Michigan-based multinational pizza chain founded in 1960 and led by CEO Russell Weiner. The company is based in Delaware and has corporate headquarters at Domino's Farms Office Park in Ann Arbor Township, near Ann Arbor, Michigan.

As of 2018, Domino's had approximately 15,000 stores, with 5,649 in the US, 1,500 in India and 1,249 in the UK. Domino's has stores in over 83 countries and 5,701 cities around the world. In 2018, Domino's Pizza was inducted into the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $107,450 - $682,500
  1. like hardware

Founded in 1924 as Ace Stores, the company changed its name to Ace Hardware Corporation in 1931. After World War II, it grew dramatically, tripling its sales between the late 1940s and 1959. After the retirement of President and Founder Richard Hesse in 1973, Ace was sold to its retailers and became a retailers-owned co-op.

It first reached $1 billion in wholesale sales in 1985 and $5 billion in 2015. As of 2019, it has over 5,200 locations in 60 countries. Ace operates 17 distribution centers across the United States and additional distribution facilities in China, Panama and the United Arab Emirates.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $292,000 - $1,624,230
  1. 21st century

Century 21 Real Estate LLC is an American real estate franchise founded in 1971. The system consists of approximately 14,000 independent and operating franchise brokerage offices in 86 countries and territories worldwide employing more than 147,000 real estate professionals.

Century 21 Real Estate is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey. Century 21's first Canadian office opened in February 1976 in British Columbia.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $24,700 - $271,950
  1. underground

Subway is an American multinational fast food franchise specializing in submarine sandwiches (subs), wraps, salads and beverages.

Today, the SUBWAY brand is the world's largest submarine sandwich chain with more than 44,000 locations worldwide. They have become the number one choice for those looking for quick, nutritious meals for the whole family.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $182,550 - $506,900
  1. Wendys

Wendy's is a fast food company that is the third largest hamburger chain in the United States after McDonald's and Burger King. Dave Thomas founded the first Wendy's Restaurant in Columbus, Ohio in 1969. The franchisor is Quality Is Our Recipe, LLC.

One of the predecessors of the intermediate parent company and franchisor is Wendy's International, Inc. Franchisees operate a quick service restaurant offering a limited menu of freshly made food including burgers, chicken sandwiches and sides.

financial requirements
  • Total Investment: $1,887,500 – $3,693,000 (may be less depending on factors)
  1. InterContinental Hotels und Resorts

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is a British luxury hotel brand founded in 1946 by Pan Am founder Juan Trippe. It has been part of the InterContinental Hotels Group since 1998. As of November 2020, there are 210 InterContinental Hotels worldwide with more than 71,045 rooms.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $81,174,250 - $110,584,000
  1. preaching

Dunkin' is the world's leading chain of coffee shops and bakeries, serving more than 3 million customers every day. They offer over 50 varieties of donuts, but you can also enjoy dozens of premium drinks, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, and other baked goods.

With around 12,900 stores in 42 countries, Dunkin' is one of the largest donut shops and coffee chains in the world. Franchised restaurants sell donuts, coffee, espresso, bagels, muffins, croissants, breakfast sandwiches, and related baked goods.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $121,400 - $1,787,700
  1. RE/MAX

RE/MAX, short for Real Estate Maximums, is an American international real estate company that operates through a franchise system. In 2015, RE/MAX had more than 100,000 agents in 6,800 offices. RE/MAX operates in over 100 countries.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $44,000 - $236,500
  1. The UPS shop

The UPS Store, Inc. is the franchisor. UPS is the dominant company. UPS Store Centers are retail services businesses that provide services for receiving, wrapping, and shipping mail and packages through a variety of carriers and offer a wide range of other licensed products and services including notary, printing, copying, office supplies, and communications (eg as fax services).

Previously, the concessions of the centers were granted in the modality "PO Boxes etc.". Brand. The franchisor licenses the UPS Store for centers that may operate in both traditional and non-traditional locations.

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financial requirements
  • Total investment: $154,745 - $508,472
  1. Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A is an American fast food chain, the largest in the country, specializing in chicken sandwiches. Headquartered in College Park, Georgia, Chick-fil-A operates 2,900 restaurants in 48 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

The company also operates in Canada and previously had restaurants in the UK and South Africa. The restaurant serves breakfast before going to lunch and dinner. Chick-fil-A also offers customers a selection from its special occasion menu.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $219,055 - $2,912,697
  1. printing tools

Headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Snap-on is the world's leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of tool and equipment solutions for professional tool users. They have over 65,000 SKUs in their product range, operate in over 130 countries and employ approximately 12,600 people worldwide.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $175,146 – $411,941.
  1. Hilton hotels and resorts

Hilton Hotels & Resorts (formerly known as Hilton Hotels) is a global brand of full-service hotels and resorts and the flagship brand of American multinational hospitality company Hilton. The original company was founded by Conrad Hilton.

As of December 30, 2019, 584 Hilton Hotels & Resorts with 216,379 rooms were located in 94 countries and territories on six continents.

These include 61 owned or rented properties with 219,264 rooms, 272 managed properties with 119,612 rooms and 251 franchise properties with 77,451 rooms. In 2020, Fortune Magazine ranked Hilton Hotels & Resorts #1 on its 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list based on an employee satisfaction survey.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $38,704,705 - $162,293,082
  1. Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons Inc., commonly known by the nicknames Tim's or Timmie's, is a Canadian multinational chain of fast food joints and restaurants.

Toronto's Tim Hortons serves coffee, donuts and other fast food items. It is Canada's largest quick service restaurant chain with 5,352 restaurants in 15 countries (as of June 30, 2022). Tim Hortons USA Inc. is the franchisor. The Franchisor is an indirect subsidiary of Restaurant Brands International.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $94,000 - $2,162,500
  1. Papa Johns

Papa John's International, Inc., Papa Johns, is an American pizza chain. It is the fourth largest pizza delivery restaurant chain in the United States and is headquartered in the metropolitan areas of Louisville, Kentucky and Atlanta, Georgia.

The proposed franchise is a quick service retail restaurant principally engaged in the sale of pizza and related grocery products. Most Papa John franchises work with delivery and pickup.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $36,500 - $788,930
  1. Circle K

Circle K Stores, Inc. is an Alimentation Couche-Tard convenience store chain based in Laval, Canada. Founded in El Paso, Texas in 1951, the company filed for bankruptcy in 1990 and went through several owners before being acquired by Alimentation Couche-Tard in 2003.

As of February 2020, Circle K has 9,799 stores in North America, 2,697 stores in Europe and an additional 2,380 stores operating under franchise agreements worldwide.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $2,380,500 - $4,836,500
  1. king of shakes

Smoothie King Franchise Inc. (doing business as Smoothie King) is a privately held American smoothie company. Founded in 1973, the company was bought by a South Korean franchisee in 2012. In the late 2010s, the company focused on whole, unmodified ingredients.

In 2012, Smoothie King was headquartered in Covington, Louisiana. This year, however, the company took advantage of $2.4 million (equivalent to about $3 million in 2021 dollars) in incentives to relocate to Metairie, Louisiana, about 40 miles (64 km) south.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $320,301 - $1,184,865
  1. Jersey Mikes

Sub Above, LLC., doing business as Jersey Mike's Subs, is an American sub-sandwich chain headquartered in Manasquan, New Jersey. The Jersey Mike franchise has over 2,000 locations. Outside the United States, there are two locations in Ontario, Canada; (London and Kitchener) and a location in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $194,035 - $954,611
  1. Mountain Mikes Pizza

Mountain Mike's Pizza is a chain of pizza restaurants located on the West Coast of the United States, primarily in Northern California. They have additional locations in Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Idaho. The restaurants offer other fare like chicken wings, garlic sticks, and sweet pizzas, as well as a lunch buffet and salad bar.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $225,800 - $596,000
  1. select hotels

Choice Hotels International, Inc. is an American multinational hospitality company headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. The company, which is one of the largest hotel chains in the world, owns several hotel brands ranging from upscale to budget.

As of 2020, Choice Hotels operates more than 7,100 hotels in more than 40 countries and territories worldwide with nearly 600,000 rooms and 1,035 hotels under construction with more than 85,000 rooms.

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financial requirements
  • Total investment: On request
  1. Marcos Pizzeria

Marco's Pizza, operated by Marco's Franchising, LLC, is an American restaurant chain and interstate franchise corporation headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, specializing in Italian-American cuisine. The first store opened in Oregon, Ohio on Starr Avenue. It was founded in 1978 by Italian immigrant Pasquale "Pat" Giammarco.

As of mid-2017, there are more than 800 Marco's Pizza franchises in 34 states and Puerto Rico, as well as the Bahamas and India. It was recently announced that Marco's Pizza has doubled in size and is expected to hit 1,000 by the end of 2018. store will open.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $242,142 - $633,109
  1. Baskin Robbins

Founded in 1945 in Glendale, California, Baskin-Robbins has grown to become the largest specialty ice cream chain in the world while staying true to the values ​​of its neighborhood ice cream shop. Baskin-Robbins was co-founded by his brothers-in-law and ice cream enthusiasts Irvine "Irv" Robbins and Burton "Burt" Baskin.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $293,840 - $636,360
  1. ATC Health Services

Since 1978, ATC Healthcare has grown and through its network of more than 65 franchised locations, "provides associates wherever healthcare is available." The franchisor is ATC Healthcare Services, LLC.

The franchise is intended to operate an "ATC Healthcare Services" franchise business that provides healthcare professionals with temporary and permanent staffing solutions for healthcare facilities. Both start-up and conversion franchises are offered.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $132,900 - $214,200
  1. coffee roller

The Scooter's Coffee franchise was founded in 1998 and has been a franchise since 2001. It is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska and was founded by Don and Linda Eckles.

After realizing California's success with specialty coffee, they returned to their Midwestern roots and opened their first drive-through coffee shop in Bellevue, Nebraska. In addition to coffee specialties, the brand also offers its customers organic teas, cold brews and cakes.

Franchisees can operate a drive-thru coffee kiosk, which is smaller and allows for lower utility costs. You can also run a self-service diner, which can generate higher revenue through longer hours of operation and a broader customer base.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $666,500 - $1,847,500
  1. Block H&R

H&R Block, Inc. or H&R Block is an American tax consulting firm with offices in Canada, the United States and Australia. The company was founded in 1955 by brothers Henry W. Bloch and Richard Bloch.

Since 2018, H&R Block has been operating around 12,000 tax offices for private customers worldwide, staffed by tax professionals. The Company offers payroll and business consulting services, excise software, and online tax preparation/reporting through its website.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $31,557 - $157,898
  1. Popeyes Louisiana Cocina

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., also known as Popeyes and formerly Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits and Popeyes Famous Fried Chicken & Biscuits, is an American multinational chain of fried chicken fast food restaurants founded in 1972 in New Orleans, Louisiana and is based in Miami.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $109,500 - $3,545,800
  1. kitchen equipment

Kitchen Tune-Up (KTU) offers on-site wood repair and refinishing services, as well as replacement cabinet doors, cabinet liner materials, replacement cabinet and furniture hardware, new cabinets, closets, and shelf organizers, and other home-related services and products. improvement and renovation.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $83,050 - $91,100
  1. Krispy Kreme

The Krispy Kreme Donut Corporation was founded in 1937 by Vernon Rudolph in Winston-Salem. A few years earlier, Rudolph's uncle, who owned a shop in Paducah, Kentucky, bought a secret sourdough donut recipe and proprietary name, Krispy Kreme, from New Orleans chef Joe LeBeau.

The duration of the initial term of the franchise is 15 years from the date of opening of the store. After the Agreement Term expires, if the Franchisees (and their owners and affiliates) are in good standing, they may sign the Franchise Agreement for a follow-up period of 15 years.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $622,500 - $4,330,000
  1. Jiffy Lube

Jiffy Lube Service Centers provide passenger and light truck oil change and lubrication services, light repairs, and other similar or ancillary products and services, some of which are mandatory and others authorized but optional by the franchisor.

Franchisees must strictly adhere to the Franchise Agreement and Manual of Policies and Procedures, which together govern the relationship.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $232,000 - $442,650
  1. MIDAS

The franchisor is Midas International, LLC. The franchise is said to operate an automotive service and maintenance center called the Midas Store, which sells and installs exhaust systems, brake components, suspension parts, heating and cooling system parts, tires and batteries, and other automotive parts in a retail environment; provide services related to those sales and provide general and scheduled vehicle maintenance services.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $199,150 - $739,872
  1. wand

In 1988, Paris Croissant launched Paris Baguette, a popular bakery and cafe franchise brand. As of May 2022, the chain has 3,600 retail stores in South Korea and 99 stores in the United States. Paris Baguette has also opened around 185 retail stores in China, Vietnam, Singapore and France.

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financial requirements
  • Total investment: $635,765 - $1,693,600
  1. Hardees

Hardee's Restaurants LLC, (HR) is the Franchisor. Hardee's restaurants are quick service restaurants offering a limited selection of dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurants offer thick sandwiches with charcoal-grilled 100% Black Angus burgers, hand-breaded chicken tenders, homemade cookies, and other related quick-service menu items.

The duration of the initial franchise term is 20 years from the opening date of the franchised restaurant. Franchisees can extend the subscription for 10 or 5 years of their choice if the requirements are met.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $1,252,000 $2,131,000
  1. start on the spot

HomePlace, Inc. is the franchisor. The franchisor franchises the operation of a business that provides home care services for the elderly and others, such as B. Companion, personal and specialized services, including palliative and Alzheimer's care for the elderly, using its formats, systems, standards and procedures.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $103,000 $130,000
  1. Jan-Pro

The Franchisor is Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc. The Franchisor offers franchisees, typically through a regional developer/lead franchisee, the ability to independently own and operate a janitorial and maintenance business providing commercial, industrial janitorial and maintenance as well as providing institutional services under the “Jan-Pro Cleaning and Disinfection” service mark and other trademarks, trade names, service marks, slogans and logos it authorizes.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $4,720 - $73,520
  1. Overall

The franchisor is Coverall North America, Inc. Using the concept of a health-based franchisor cleaning system, franchisees will operate a commercial cleaning business.

Commercial cleaning and related services such as concierge services, special occasion cleaning, blinds cleaning, light bulb replacement, deep cleaning, upholstery cleaning, machine wash and rinse, stripping and refinishing, scrubbing and retouching, windows, carpet cleaning with extraction, carpet encapsulation, and electrostatic disinfection are usually part of their services.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $18,612.95 - $51,391.95
  1. Carl´s Jr.

The franchisor is Carl's Jr. Restaurants LLC (CJR). The fast food restaurant trading under the name "Carl's Jr." and "Green Burrito" offers a limited menu of Mexican fare including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and charcoal-grilled 100% Black Angus burger sandwiches, breaded chicken breasts, freshly baked cookies, and other related quick-service menu items (Dual Concept Restaurant) .

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $1,585,000 - $2,143,000
  1. Bojangles

The franchisor is Bojangles Opco, LLC. Bojangles locations offer a culinary menu that focuses on a specific selection of menu items such as Bo Cheddar Cookies and Buttermilk Cookies with chicken fillet, steak, sausage, ham, bacon, egg, cheese and jam.

To be eligible to purchase a franchise, applicants must be a corporation or limited liability company licensed by the franchisor.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $1,906,400 $3,020,750

The franchisee is FASTSIGNS International, Inc. The franchise offered is aimed at a company dedicated to the sale, marketing, manufacture, installation and repair of visual communication devices such as signs (electrical and non-electrical signs), as well as maintenance, installation and removal of indoor and outdoor signage.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: On request
  1. Boston Sports Bar and Pizzeria

Boston Pizza (BP), also known as Boston's Gourmet Pizza Restaurant and Sports Bar, is an international restaurant company based in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

Boston's is a casual, full-service, pizza-themed restaurant and sports bar that serves a wide variety of appetizers, entrees, fresh salads, sides, and desserts, as well as gourmet pizzas and pasta dishes. There are over 40 locations throughout Boston in the US and Mexico.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $1,023,500 - $2,757,500
  1. F45 training

F45 Training Inc. is the franchisor. F45 ROW Hold Co Pty Ltd, a private company based in Australia, is the franchisor's closest parent company. The franchise serves to create and manage an F45 training center that offers fitness classes that alternate between short, intense bursts of anaerobic exercise.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $350,200 $565,100
  1. Maestro

Husse has reached the pinnacle in home delivery of premium pet food. Husse offers flagship and unit franchise opportunities.

Master franchisees extend the franchise model to a given territory, nation or state. In order to develop their own business and regional customer base, master franchisees stock Husse's product line and build a network of unified franchisees, commonly known as distributors.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: On request
  1. Queen's diary

The franchisor, American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ), licenses single and multi-unit franchises to operate DQ Grill & Chill restaurants in certain areas. Franchisees will sell the full line of licensed soft drinks, confectionery, food and beverages on the menu at DQ Grill & Chill restaurants, which are quick service restaurants.

The initial term of the franchise is 20 years. If the conditions are met, the lease will be renewed for a further period not exceeding 10 years or until its expiry.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $1,461,200 $2,426,990
  1. Dickeys Barbacoa

Travis Dickey started Dickey's Barbecue Pit in 1941, which is now the largest and fastest growing barbecue chain in the world. Today, customers can find Dickey's restaurants across the country. The family-owned Dallas chain of steakhouses offers a selection of slow-smoked meats and savory sides.

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financial requirements
  • Total investment: $82,466 - $525,112
  1. Chilis

Brinker International Payroll Company, L.P. is the franchisor. The franchise includes either a Chili's Grill & Bar restaurant or a Chili's Special Venue restaurant.

Chili's Grill & Bar restaurants offer a relaxed atmosphere and a varied menu of freshly prepared entrees, chicken, beef and seafood dishes, burgers and other sandwiches, salads, grilled ribs, fajitas and other Southwestern and Mexican dishes, flatbreads, desserts and full meal service -Bar Meal.

financial requirements
  • Total investment: $1,742,195 $5,653,695


What is the highest-grossing franchise of all time 2022? ›

As of June 2022, the Marvel Cinematic Universe series was the highest-grossing film franchise with total worldwide box office revenue of 26.6 billion U.S. dollars.

What is the highest-grossing franchise in the US? ›

Mickey Mouse & Friends – $70.587 billion. Star Wars – $65.631 billion. Anpanman – $60.285 billion. Disney Princess – $45.187 billion.

What is the most famous franchise of all time? ›

Key Takeaways
  • The highest-grossing movie franchise of all time is the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • The top two highest-grossing franchises, the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars, are both owned by Disney.
  • Four of the five highest-grossing franchises are based on either a series of comic books or a series of novels.

Which franchise has highest profit margin? ›

Most Profitable Franchises in the World
  • Subway. ...
  • Dunkin' Donuts. ...
  • The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) ...
  • Pizza Hut, owned by Yum! ...
  • Taco Bell, owned by Yum! ...
  • Papa John's International, Inc. ...
  • Century 21 Real Estate. ...
  • Ace Hardware Corporation.
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What franchise makes the most money per year? ›

What is the most profitable franchise to own? According to the Franchise 500 list of 2021, Taco Bell is the most profitable franchise to own. The food chain has been franchising for nearly 6 decades and is still seeking franchises worldwide. As of 2021, they have 7,567 open units.

Who is the largest franchise owner? ›


What franchise has the biggest fan base? ›

10 Most Powerful Film Franchises In Hollywood
  • The Wizarding World (2001 – present)
  • James Bond (1962 – present)
  • Spider-Man (2002 – present)
  • DC Extended Universe (2013 – present)
  • X-Men (2000 – 2020)
  • Fast and Furious (2001 – present)
  • Jurassic Park (1993 – 2022)
  • Middle Earth (2001 – present)
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What is the longest ever movie? ›

Guinness World Records says the longest film ever made is "The Cure for Insomnia" released in 1987. The 85-hour experimental film was directed by John Henry Timmis IV.

What are the top 3 biggest movies in the US? ›

Blockbusters Ignoring Inflation
1. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (2015)$936 million
2. "Avatar" (2009)$760 million
3. "Titanic" (1997)$659 million
4. "Jurassic World" (2015)$652 million
5. "Marvel's The Avengers" (2004)$623 million

What celebrity owns the most franchises? ›

Shaquille O'Neal owns a reported 155 Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants. When it comes to celebrity franchisees, no one tops Shaq.

Who is the oldest franchise? ›

Chicago Bears. One of only two franchises in existence since the first year of the NFL in 1920. Founded on September 17, 1920, the team was originally called the Decatur Staleys, but in 1921 moved to Chicago and a year later changed its name to the Chicago Bears.

Can owning a franchise make you rich? ›

The bottom line is that while a franchise can make you independently wealthy, it isn't a guarantee. Choosing the right business in the right industry, and going in with preexisting entrepreneurial experience and/or existing wealth can help, but your income-generating potential may still be somewhat limited.

How much do franchise owners make? ›

On average, franchisees can expect to earn around $80,000 a year, though some can earn significantly more. This article will explore the factors that influence the earnings of a franchisee. How Do Franchise Owners Get Paid? As a franchisee, you earn money from the franchise's profits.

Are franchises a good investment? ›

If you're a fledgling entrepreneur or a seasoned business person wanting to diversify your holdings, you've probably wondered, “Are franchises a good investment?” The simple answer is yes, especially if a great opportunity presents itself. There is an obvious appeal to starting a business via buying a franchise.

What industry is the best to franchise? ›

As well, franchises are commonly seen in business support services such as: Accounting.
Other commonly franchised industries include:
  • Automotive repairs and services.
  • Environmental services.
  • Hair salons.
  • Health aids and services.
  • Computer and phone repair.
  • Clothing stores.
  • Children's services.

Is owning a franchise a lot of work? ›

While growing your business will require visioning and taking people to lunch, there will also be more active work. Some franchisees find that they're working 80 hours a week while they get their businesses up and running.

What business is most profitable? ›

Most Profitable Business Ideas
  • Business Consulting. If you're an expert in your industry and have been working at it for years, you should consider consulting. ...
  • IT Support, Technology Consulting, and Repair. ...
  • Cleaning Services. ...
  • Accounting and Tax Preparation. ...
  • Auto Repair. ...
  • Real Estate. ...
  • Online courses. ...
  • Marketing and PR Services.

Can you own two franchises? ›

A clever business person can certainly own more than one franchise, and there are several ways to go about this. A multi-unit franchise is one in which the franchisee agrees to purchase and run several (or many) franchises of the same type.

What percentage do franchise owners take? ›

Typically, the franchisee takes home 90% or more of their gross sales, with the remaining 10% going to the franchisor. In this model, the franchisor collects a percentage of total sales, usually between 4-6% of gross sales.

Which NFL team has the most loyal fans? ›

The Top Five. A Green Bay Packers fan base leads all NFL fan bases as of 2022, followed by the Patriots, Cowboys, the Eagles, and a Steeler fan base.

Who has the best traveling fans in the NFL? ›

Fans of the Los Angeles Rams traveled the most at an average of 483 miles for games. New Orleans Saints fans were second, traveling an average of 444 miles, and New England Patriots fans were next at an average of 433 miles.

Who has the smallest fan bases in the NFL? ›

In terms of the raw number of fans in the US, two things stayed consistent throughout the past five years: the Dallas Cowboys have the largest fanbase in the NFL, and the Jacksonville Jaguars have the smallest.

What is the shortest film ever made? ›

Fresh Guacamole
Distributed byShowtime ShortsHD
Release date2012
Running time1 minute, 40 seconds long
CountryUnited States
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What movie is 7 hours long? ›

Cinematic films
TitleRunning timeYear released
Melancholia450 min (7 hr, 30 min)2008
CzechMate: In Search of Jiří Menzel448 min (7 hr, 28 min)2018
Sátántangó439 min (7 hr, 19 min)1994
A Tale of Filipino Violence434 min (7 hr, 14 min)2022
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What is the longest name in the world? ›

The longest personal name is 747 characters long, and belongs to Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff Sr.

What is the number 1 best movie of all time? ›

1. Citizen Kane (1941)

What is the fastest 1 billion collection movies? ›

Fastest to $1 billion

Titanic became the first movie to gross over $1 billion worldwide on March 1, 1998, in 74 days of release.

What franchise does Shaquille O Neal own? ›

Some of the franchises Shaquille owns include Papa John's, Auntie Annie's, Five Guys, 24-hour Fitness Centers, Car Washes, and Krispy Kreme. He has other business ventures outside of franchising, such as Lyft and JCPenney.

How many five guys Shaq owns? ›

Five Guys. For example, Shaq has owned and sold 155 Five Guys locations. This accounts for 10% of Five Guys' entire franchise portfolio. That's a lot of hamburgers that Shaq has made possible.

How many franchises does Shaq own? ›

NBA players: Shaquille O'Neal, the king of franchises: 155 burger joints, 40 gyms and a $400 million fortune | Sports | EL PAÍS English Edition.

What is the oldest fast-food? ›

Most historians agree that the American company White Castle was the first fast-food outlet, starting in Wichita, Kansas in 1916 with food stands and founding in 1921, selling hamburgers for five cents apiece from its inception and spawning numerous competitors and emulators.

What is the oldest franchise in America? ›

A&W (1919)

That's right—the root beer kings founded the first-ever chain restaurant in America.

What is the oldest burger chain? ›

White Castle's first restaurant opened in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas, so many people consider it to be the oldest fast-food hamburger chain since it predates A&W as a restaurant.

What is the most profitable game franchise of all time? ›

The Top 10 Best-Selling Video Game Franchises of All Time
  • Pokémon — $90 billion. ...
  • Mario — $30.25 billion. ...
  • Call of Duty — $17 billion. ...
  • Wii — $14.808 billion. ...
  • Pac-Man — $14.107 billion. ...
  • Space Invaders — $13.93 billion. ...
  • Dungeon Fighter Online — $11.8 billion. ...
  • Street Fighter — $11.279 billion.

What is the most profitable franchise in the world? ›


The company's number of locations and annual revenue are also good indicators that it is the most profitable franchise to own. A reputable company like Mcdonald's could unlock new financing and commercial business. It is better than investing in a startup as it provides a higher net worth.

What are the top 5 movie franchises of all time? ›

Top 10 Greatest Movie Franchises
  1. 1 Star Wars. ...
  2. 2 Marvel Cinematic Universe. ...
  3. 3 The Lord of the Rings. ...
  4. 4 Harry Potter. ...
  5. 5 Indiana Jones. ...
  6. 6 Batman. ...
  7. 7 James Bond. ...
  8. 8 Pirates of the Caribbean.

What is the 1 sold game of all time? ›

1. Tetris – 520 million. Arguably the most timeless video game ever created, Tetris sits comfortably atop the list of all-time bestsellers with 520 million copies sold, according to The Tetris Company.

What is the best selling game right now? ›

In 2022, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II published by Activision Blizzard was the top-selling video game in the United States based on dollar sales. Elden Ring was in second place, followed by the sports game Madden NFL 23.

Do franchise owners get rich? ›

The bottom line is that while a franchise can make you independently wealthy, it isn't a guarantee. Choosing the right business in the right industry, and going in with preexisting entrepreneurial experience and/or existing wealth can help, but your income-generating potential may still be somewhat limited.

How much money can you make owning a franchise? ›

According to a survey done by Franchise Business Review involving 28,500 franchise owners, the average pre-tax annual income of franchise owners is about 80,000 dollars. However, this number should be taken with a grain of salt bearing in mind that it could be inflated by high incomes of a few top performers.

How much does a McDonald's franchise owner make a year? ›

The average McDonald's restaurant franchise owner in an existing restaurant makes $150,000/year. However, this figure can vary depending on several factors, such as the location of the restaurant and the owner's level of experience.

What company owns the most franchises? ›

1. McDonald's. Founded in 1954, McDonald's has since climbed to be one of the most widely-recognized franchises in the world. The company currently operates more than 33,000 locations worldwide, with profits exceeding $89 billion.

What movie has the best ending of all time? ›

30 Films Where The Last Scene Is Actually The Best Scene In The Entire Thing
  1. Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Marvel Studios.
  2. Inception (2010) Warner Bros. ...
  3. Halloween (1978) Compass International Pictures.
  4. The Matrix (1999) Warner Bros.
  5. Saw (2004) Lionsgate Films.
  6. The Lost Boys (1987) ...
  7. Primal Fear (1996) ...
  8. Arrival (2016)
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What is the longest movie ever? ›

Guinness World Records says the longest film ever made is "The Cure for Insomnia" released in 1987. The 85-hour experimental film was directed by John Henry Timmis IV.

What is the longest running movie company? ›

Paramount Pictures Corporation is one of the oldest film making companies in the world. It traces its roots back to 1912, in the form of the Famous Players Film Company. The firm is the film making and television arm of Paramount Global (NASDAQ:PARA) and is headquartered in Hollywood California, the United States.


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