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Top 100 global franchises – rankings around the world February 2019

What are the biggest franchises in the world?

Going global with a company means figuring out how to make your brand work in a different culture. Some are successful, some aren't. From McDonald's to Jazzercise, we take a look at the franchises that have successfully expanded across the globe.

Top 100 franchises in the world, by country February 2019

Rank Name Country Industry
1 McDonald's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
2 KFC United States of America Chicken Franchises
3 Burger King United States of America Fast Food Franchises
4 Pizza Hut United States of America Pizza Franchises
5 7 Eleven United States of America Convenience Store Franchises
6 Marriott International United States of America Hotel Franchises
7 RE/MAX United States of America Real Estate Franchises
8 Dunkin' Donuts United States of America Bakery & Donut Franchises
9 InterContinental Hotels and Resorts UK - England Hotel Franchises
10 SUBWAY® United States of America Sandwich & Bagel Franchises
11 Baskin-Robbins United States of America Ice Cream Franchises
12 Domino's United States of America Pizza Franchises
13 Taco Bell United States of America Fast Food Franchises
14 Ace Hardware Corporation United States of America Home Improvement Retail Franchises
15 Jani-King Commercial Cleaning Services United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
16 Wyndham Hotels and Resorts United States of America Hotel Franchises
17 Hertz United States of America Car Rental & Dealer Franchises
18 Carrefour France Convenience Store Franchises
19 Europcar France Car Rental & Dealer Franchises
20 Choice Hotels United States of America Hotel Franchises
21 Hilton Hotels & Resorts United States of America Hotel Franchises
22 Circle K United States of America Convenience Store Franchises
23 Wendy's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
24 DIA Spain Convenience Store Franchises
25 JAN-PRO Cleaning Systems United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
26 Groupe Casino France Food & Grocery Retail Franchises
27 Great Clips United States of America Hair Salon Franchises
28 Century 21 United States of America Real Estate Franchises
29 Anytime Fitness Inc. United States of America Gym Franchises
30 Kumon Japan Child Education Franchises
31 Midas United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
32 Krispy Kreme United States of America Bakery & Donut Franchises
33 Little Caesars United States of America Pizza Franchises
34 Smoothie King United States of America Smoothie & Juice
35 ServiceMaster Clean United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
36 Papa John's United States of America Pizza Franchises
37 Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning United States of America Carpet Cleaning Franchises
38 Snap-on Tools United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
39 The UPS Store United States of America Mailing & Shipping Franchises
40 Hardee's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
41 Marco’s Pizza United States of America Pizza Franchises
42 Weed Man Lawn Care United States of America Lawn Care & Pest Control Franchises
43 Sport Clips United States of America Hair Salon Franchises
44 Coldwell Banker Residential United States of America Real Estate Franchises
45 Carl's Jr. United States of America Restaurant Franchises
46 NOVUS Glass United States of America Auto Glass Franchises
47 Naturhouse Spain Wellness Products & Services
48 Paris Baguette South Korea Sandwich & Bagel Franchises
49 GNC Live Well United States of America Wellness Products & Services
50 Yogen Fruz Canada Frozen Yogurt Franchises
51 Minuteman Press United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
52 Dairy Queen United States of America Fast Food Franchises
53 International House of Pancakes (IHOP) United States of America Fast Food Franchises
54 Coverall® United States of America Commercial Cleaning Franchises
55 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen United States of America Fast Food Franchises
56 Merry Maids United States of America House Cleaning Franchises
57 Auntie Anne's Pretzels United States of America Bakery & Donut Franchises
58 SERVPRO United States of America Restoration Franchises
59 Arby's United States of America Burger Franchises
60 Matco Tools United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
61 Dream Vacations United States of America Cruise Franchises
62 Ziebart United States of America Car Detailing Franchises
63 Johnny Rockets United States of America Burger Franchises
64 Orangetheory Fitness United States of America Gym Franchises
65 Cinnabon United States of America Bakery & Donut Franchises
66 Husse Sweden Pet Store Franchises
67 TGI Fridays United States of America Fast Food Franchises
68 Pita Pit Canada Fast Food Franchises
69 AAMCO United States of America Transmission Franchises
70 Lizarran Spain Food Franchises
71 Tim Hortons Canada Bakery & Donut Franchises
72 The Maids United States of America House Cleaning Franchises
73 H&R Block Canada Financial Services
74 Eye Level Learning Center South Korea Child Education Franchises
75 Edible Arrangements® United States of America Gift Franchises
76 Groupe Auchan France Food & Grocery Retail Franchises
77 Meineke Car Care Center United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
78 Jazzercise United States of America Women's Fitness Franchises
79 Budget Blinds United States of America Home Improvement Franchises
80 Five Guys Burgers and Fries United States of America Burger Franchises
81 Jiffy Lube® United States of America Oil Change Franchises
82 No+Vello Spain Spa Franchises
83 CertaPro Painters United States of America Repair & Painting Franchises
84 Express Employment Professionals United States of America Employment & Staffing Franchises
85 A&W Restaurants United States of America Restaurant Franchises
86 Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
87 Home Instead United States of America Senior Care Franchises
88 Cold Stone Creamery® United States of America Ice Cream Franchises
89 Engel & Völkers Germany Real Estate Franchises
90 Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza United States of America Pizza Franchises
91 Denny's United States of America Burger Franchises
92 FASTSIGNS United States of America Printer, Copying & Sign Franchises
93 Moe's Southwest Grill United States of America Fast Food Franchises
94 Chili's United States of America Restaurant Franchises
95 Supercuts United States of America Hair Salon Franchises
96 100 Montaditos Spain Restaurant Franchises
97 Sandler Training United States of America Training Franchises
98 Long John Silver's United States of America Fast Food Franchises
99 Precision Tune Auto Care United States of America Automotive Repair Franchises
100 Snap Fitness United States of America Gym Franchises

Source: Franchise Direct

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