The 2013 Multi-Unit 50

Top 50 Brands by Number of Multi-Unit Franchisees

RANK BRAND MULTI-UNIT
FRANCHISEES
TOTAL
FRANCHISEES
% OF MULTI-UNIT
FRANCHISEES
1 SUBWAY 3,920 8,286 47.31%
2 MCDONALD’S 2,192 2,703 81.10%
3 H&R BLOCK 885 1,752 50.51%
4 LIBERTY TAX SERVICE 841 1,817 46.29%
5 DUNKIN’ DONUTS 807 1,406 57.40%
6 AFC FRANCHISE CORP./SOUTHERN TSUNAMI 775 1,717 45.14%
7 THE UPS STORE 708 3,302 21.44%
8 DOMINO’S PIZZA 646 1,112 58.09%
9 LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA 634 736 86.14%
10 DAIRY QUEEN/DQ 625 2,732 22.88%
11 BURGER KING 589 1,027 57.35%
12 JACKSON HEWITT TAX SERVICE 531 679 78.20%
13 GREAT CLIPS 519 823 63.06%
14 RE/MAX 460 2,376 19.36%
15 ACE HARDWARE 442 3,083 14.34%
16 WENDY’S 419 695 60.29%
17 CENTURY 21 401 1,622 24.72%
18 KFC 367 637 57.61%
19 TACO BELL 357 562 63.52%
20 HEALTH MART PHARMACIES 325 2,306 14.09%
21 QUIZNOS 291 1,700 17.12%
22 COUNTRY INNS & SUITES BY CARLSON 284 399 71.18%
23 PAPA JOHN’S PIZZA 275 545 50.46%
24 VISION SOURCE 273 2,006 13.61%
25 COLDWELL BANKER 265 1,500 17.67%
26 DUNKIN’ DONUTS/BASKIN-ROBBINS COMBO 257 540 47.59%
27 SONIC DRIVE-IN 247 491 50.31%
28 JIMMY JOHN’S 246 510 48.24%
29 PAPA MURPHY’S 244 518 47.10%
30 FANTASTIC SAMS 240 591 40.61%
31 ARBY’S 231 381 60.63%
32 SPORT CLIPS 222 367 60.49%
33 ANYTIME FITNESS 215 1,170 18.38%
34 COLD STONE CREAMERY 214 687 31.15%
34 SNAP FITNESS 214 610 35.08%
36 FIREHOUSE SUBS 209 242 86.36%
37 PIZZA HUT 202 392 51.53%
38 MIDAS 192 490 39.18%
38 PACIFIC PRIDE SERVICES 192 315 60.95%
40 DENNY’S 184 476 38.66%
41 KUMON CENTER 183 1,232 14.85%
42 GENERAL NUTRITION CENTERS/GNC 178 485 36.70%
43 MASSAGE ENVY 171 419 40.81%
44 EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS 170 585 29.06%
44 POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN 170 557 30.52%
46 FIVE GUYS 165 183 90.16%
47 ZAXBY’S 156 191 81.68%
48 BASKIN-ROBBINS 153 707 21.64%
49 CHICK-FIL-A 151 1,222 12.36%
50 MIRACLE EAR 145 188 77.13%

Top 50 Brands by Percentage of Multi-Unit Franchisees

RANK COMPANY % MULTI-UNIT
FRANCHISEES
MULTI-UNIT
FRANCHISEES
SINGLE-UNIT
FRANCHISEES
TOTAL
FRANCHISEES
1 APPLEBEE’S 100.00% 41 0 41
2 PANERA BREAD 96.88% 31 1 32
3 GATEWAY NEWSTANDS 95.70% 89 4 93
4 JENNY CRAIG 94.29% 33 2 35
5 RALLY’S 91.43% 32 3 35
6 FIVE GUYS 90.16% 165 18 183
7 JIMMY’S PIZZA 90.00% 36 4 40
8 BOJANGLES’ 89.33% 67 8 75
9 CHECKERS 88.29% 98 13 111
10 BAJA FRESH 86.61% 97 15 112
11 Z PIZZA 86.44% 51 8 59
12 FIREHOUSE SUBS 86.36% 209 33 242
13 THE LITTLE GYM 86.18% 131 21 152
14 LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA 86.14% 634 102 736
15 LONG JOHN SILVER’S 85.71% 66 11 77
16 BACK YARD BURGERS 84.85% 28 5 33
17 CAPTAIN D’S 84.21% 64 12 76
18 ZAXBY’S 81.68% 156 35 191
19 MCDONALD’S 81.10% 2,192 511 2,703
20 SEATTLE’S BEST COFFEE 80.65% 25 6 31
21 SUPERCUTS 79.07% 102 27 129
22 RADISSON HOTELS 78.43% 80 22 102
23 JACKSON HEWITT TAX SERVICE 78.20% 531 148 679
24 PONDEROSA STEAKHOUSE 77.59% 45 13 58
25 MIRACLE EAR 77.13% 145 43 188
26 HERTZ RENT-A-CAR 75.44% 43 14 57
27 MCALISTER’S DELI 75.00% 39 13 52
28 BRUEGGER’S 73.53% 25 9 34
29 FAZOLI’S 73.33% 22 8 30
30 AARON’S 73.02% 92 34 126
31 PENN STATION EAST COAST SUBS 73.02% 46 17 63
32 JACK IN THE BOX 72.89% 121 45 166
33 BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE 71.43% 20 8 28
34 CARL’S JR. 71.29% 72 29 101
35 COUNTRY INNS & SUITES BY CARLSON 71.18% 284 115 399
36 QDOBA MEXICAN GRILL 70.13% 54 23 77
37 UNO CHICAGO GRILL/PIZZERIA UNO 70.00% 21 9 30
38 GRANDY’S 69.77% 30 13 43
39 PASSPORT HEALTH 68.97% 40 18 58
39 SUN TAN CITY 68.97% 20 9 29
41 VALVOLINE INSTANT OIL CHANGE 68.25% 43 20 63
42 ACE SUSHI 68.22% 73 34 107
43 COST CUTTERS 67.50% 54 26 80
44 GODFATHER’S PIZZA 65.98% 128 66 194
45 DUTCH BROS. COFFEE 65.38% 34 18 52
46 AVIS RENT-A-CAR 64.00% 32 18 50
47 TACO BELL 63.52% 357 205 562
48 FRONTIER ADJUSTERS 63.11% 142 83 225
49 GREAT CLIPS 63.06% 519 304 823
50 PLANET FITNESS 61.04% 94 60 154

Source: FRANdata
Brands with 25 or fewer franchisees were excluded.

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