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The 2020 Multi-Brand 50 ranking highlights the largest franchisees in the U.S. and their 25 favorite brands.

RANK

COMPANY

BRANDS

UNITS

1

NPC INTERNATIONAL

 

1,610

   

PIZZA HUT

1,225

   

WENDY’S

385

2

FLYNN RESTAURANT GROUP

 

1,245

   

APPLEBEE’S

460

   

ARBY’S

369

   

TACO BELL

282

   

PANERA BREAD

134

3

CARROLS GROUP

 

1,087

   

BURGER KING

1,027

   

POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN

60

4

SUN HOLDINGS

 

1,005

   

BURGER KING

291

   

POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN

161

   

T-MOBILE

159

   

TACO BUENO

145

   

ARBY’S

99

   

GNC

78

   

CICIS

31

   

GOLDEN CORRAL

20

   

KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUTS

18

   

AIRPORTS

3

5

DHANANI GROUP

 

838

   

BURGER KING

551

   

POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN

287

6

KBP FOODS

 

831

   

KFC

714

   

TACO BELL

115

   

PIZZA HUT

2

7

MUY COMPANIES

 

769

   

PIZZA HUT

373

   

WENDY’S

316

   

TACO BELL

80

8

ARAMARK

 

628

   

CHICK-FIL-A

120

   

EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS

109

   

SUBWAY

64

   

PANDA EXPRESS

45

   

OATH PIZZA

39

   

WHICH WICH

29

   

DUNKIN’

24

   

PAPA JOHN’S

22

   

PIZZA HUT

22

   

MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL

21

   

STEAK ‘N SHAKE

16

   

FRESHII

14

   

JAMBA

13

   

QDOBA MEXICAN EATS

12

   

TACO BELL

12

   

CHILI’S

7

   

TIM HORTONS

6

   

ERBERT & GERBERT’S

4

   

MCALISTER’S DELI

4

   

MOOYAH

4

   

QUAKER STEAK & LUBE

4

   

QUIZNOS

4

   

WENDY’S

4

   

CARIBOU COFFEE

3

   

KFC

3

   

PJ’S COFFEE OF NEW ORLEANS

3

   

BURGERFI

2

   

COSI

2

   

DUNN BROTHERS COFFEE

2

   

PANERA BREAD

2

   

THE EXTREME PITA

2

   

BEEF ‘O’ BRADY’S

1

   

DENNY’S

1

   

FIREHOUSE SUBS

1

   

IHOP

1

   

LA MADELEINE FRENCH BAKERY & CAFE

1

   

NATHAN’S FAMOUS

1

   

PINKBERRY

1

   

THE COFFEE BEAN & TEA LEAF

1

   

WAHOO’S FISH TACO

1

   

WINGSTOP

1

9

PILOT TRAVEL CENTERS

 

620

   

SUBWAY

200

   

CINNABON

165

   

WENDY’S

78

   

DUNKIN’

61

   

ARBY’S

55

   

DQ TREAT

19

   

TACO BELL

19

   

MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL

9

   

PIZZA HUT

8

   

HOT STUFF PIZZA

2

   

KFC

2

   

CARVEL

1

   

IHOP

1

10

ARMY & AIR FORCE EXCHANGE SERVICE

 

530

   

SUBWAY

133

   

BURGER KING

114

   

CHARLEYS PHILLY STEAKS

83

   

POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN

54

   

TACO BELL

41

   

ARBY’S

27

   

EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS

20

   

QDOBA MEXICAN EATS

12

   

MANCHU WOK

10

   

BASKIN-ROBBINS

7

   

DUNKIN’

7

   

BLIMPIE

6

   

WING ZONE

6

   

PIZZA HUT

5

   

TACO JOHN’S

3

   

DENNY’S

1

   

SLIM CHICKENS

1

11

SPEEDWAY

 

497

   

DUNKIN’

466

   

SUBWAY

15

   

WENDY’S

11

   

BOJANGLES’

5

12

GPS HOSPITALITY

 

487

   

BURGER KING

399

   

PIZZA HUT

69

   

POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN

19

13

LOVE’S TRAVEL STOPS & COUNTRY STORES

 

478

   

SUBWAY

212

   

CHESTER’S

107

   

GODFATHER’S PIZZA

90

   

HARDEE’S

50

   

IHOP

9

   

DUNKIN’

3

   

TACO JOHN’S

3

   

ARBY’S

2

   

DQ TREAT

2

14

AMPEX BRANDS

 

409

   

KFC

141

   

PIZZA HUT

128

   

LONG JOHN SILVER’S

53

   

TIM HORTONS

47

   

A&W

26

   

TACO BELL

14

15

HARMAN MANAGEMENT

 

393

   

KFC

261

   

A&W

115

   

LONG JOHN SILVER’S

17

16

SUMMIT RESTAURANT GROUP

 

388

   

IHOP

268

   

APPLEBEE’S

119

17

SIZZLING PLATTER

 

357

   

LITTLE CAESARS

259

   

WINGSTOP

50

   

DUNKIN’

27

   

SIZZLER

14

   

RED ROBIN

6

   

BASKIN-ROBBINS

1

18

JIB MANAGEMENT/YADAV ENTERPRISES

 

343

   

JACK IN THE BOX

224

   

DENNY’S

45

   

TGI FRIDAYS

70

   

SIZZLER

4

19

THE COVELLI FAMILY LTD PARTNERSHIP

 

301

   

PANERA BREAD

292

   

DQ GRILL & CHILL

5

   

DQ TREAT

4

19

K-MAC ENTERPRISES

 

301

   

TACO BELL

290

   

KFC

11

21

COMPASS GROUP USA

 

296

   

EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS

46

   

SUBWAY

40

   

BLIMPIE

35

   

PAPA JOHN’S

30

   

PANDA EXPRESS

21

   

DUNKIN’

20

   

MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL

12

   

PIZZA HUT

10

   

JAMBA

9

   

SALSARITA’S FRESH MEXICAN GRILL

6

   

SMASHBURGER

5

   

STEAK ‘N SHAKE

5

   

TACO BELL

5

   

CARIBOU COFFEE

4

   

PJ’S COFFEE OF NEW ORLEANS

4

   

WENDY’S

4

   

WHICH WICH

4

   

QUIZNOS

3

   

TIM HORTONS

3

   

BURGER KING

2

   

CHILI’S

2

   

ERBERT & GERBERT’S

2

   

FRESHII

2

   

ILLY

2

   

MARCO’S PIZZA

2

   

NATHAN’S FAMOUS

2

   

SBARRO

2

   

BASKIN-ROBBINS

1

   

BEN & JERRY’S

1

   

BOJANGLES’

1

   

CALIFORNIA TORTILLA

1

   

DENNY’S

1

   

FREDDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD & STEAKBURGERS

1

   

IHOP

1

   

JASON’S DELI

1

   

JOHNNY ROCKETS

1

   

KFC

1

   

PITA PIT

1

   

PLANET SMOOTHIE

1

   

POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN

1

   

SLIM CHICKENS

1

22

PACIFIC BELLS

 

291

   

TACO BELL

223

   

BUFFALO WILD WINGS

67

   

KFC

1

23

TA OPERATING

 

283

   

EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS

68

   

CHICK-FIL-A

66

   

SUBWAY

26

   

PIZZA HUT

23

   

DUNKIN’

17

   

JAMBA

10

   

ERBERT & GERBERT’S

6

   

QDOBA MEXICAN EATS

6

   

TACO BELL

6

   

PAPA JOHN’S

5

   

STEAK ‘N SHAKE

5

   

BURGER KING

4

   

GARBANZO MEDITERRANEAN FRESH

4

   

MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL

4

   

BAJA FRESH

3

   

HOT STUFF PIZZA

3

   

MCALISTER’S DELI

3

   

TIM HORTONS

3

   

BASKIN-ROBBINS

2

   

COSI

2

   

GODFATHER’S PIZZA

2

   

SMOOTHIE KING

2

   

THE HABIT BURGER GRILL

2

   

BLAZE PIZZA

1

   

CARIBOU COFFEE

1

   

CHESTER’S

1

   

DENNY’S

1

   

DQ TREAT

1

   

MOOYAH

1

   

PANERA BREAD

1

   

QUIZNOS

1

   

SBARRO

1

   

THE COFFEE BEAN & TEA LEAF

1

   

WHICH WICH

1

24

SODEXO

 

281

   

EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS

66

   

CHICK-FIL-A

60

   

WOW CAFE & WINGERY

48

   

SUBWAY

39

   

PIZZA HUT

28

   

UFOOD GRILL

13

   

JAMBA

10

   

TACO BELL

9

   

PAPA JOHN’S

8

   

BAJA FRESH

7

   

ERBERT & GERBERT’S

7

   

BURGER KING

5

   

MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL

4

   

QDOBA MEXICAN EATS

4

   

QUIZNOS

4

   

STEAK ‘N SHAKE

4

   

TIM HORTONS

4

   

AU BON PAIN

3

   

DENNY’S

3

   

GARBANZO MEDITERRANEAN FRESH

3

   

HOT STUFF PIZZA

3

   

MCALISTER’S DELI

3

   

CHESTER’S

2

   

GODFATHER’S PIZZA

2

   

NRGIZE LIFESTYLE CAFE

2

   

SBARRO

2

   

THE COFFEE BEAN & TEA LEAF

2

   

FRESHII

1

   

MOOYAH

1

25

G & M OIL

 

278

   

CHEVRON (BRANDED)

150

   

EXTRAMILE (CHEVRON)

120

   

TEXACO

8

26

CAFUA MANAGEMENT

 

271

   

DUNKIN’

264

   

BASKIN-ROBBINS

7

27

DESERT DE ORO FOODS

 

265

   

TACO BELL

176

   

PIZZA HUT

89

28

EYM GROUP

 

261

   

PIZZA HUT

168

   

BURGER KING

92

   

DENNY’S

1

28

ADF COMPANIES

 

261

   

PIZZA HUT

246

   

PANERA BREAD

15

30

CIRCLE K STORES

 

249

   

SUBWAY

168

   

BLIMPIE

37

   

HOT STUFF PIZZA

14

   

CHURCH’S CHICKEN

9

   

HARDEE’S

6

   

DQ TREAT

5

   

DQ GRILL & CHILL

4

   

HUDDLE HOUSE

2

   

NOBLE ROMAN’S

2

   

CHEVRON

1

   

TEXACO

1

31

MITRA QSR

 

247

   

KFC

201

   

TACO BELL

46

32

FUGATE ENTERPRISES

 

244

   

PIZZA HUT

169

   

TACO BELL

75

32

HMSHOST

 

244

   

BURGER KING

60

   

SBARRO

22

   

POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN

20

   

QUIZNOS

15

   

CHILI’S

14

   

ROY ROGERS

14

   

NATHAN’S FAMOUS

13

   

PIZZA HUT

13

   

CHICK-FIL-A

10

   

FAMOUS FAMIGLIA PIZZERIA

9

   

GREAT STEAK

5

   

SMASHBURGER

5

   

MANCHU WOK

4

   

PANDA EXPRESS

4

   

JOHNNY ROCKETS

3

   

LA MADELEINE FRENCH BAKERY & CAFE

3

   

PINKBERRY

3

   

A&W

2

   

BLAZE PIZZA

2

   

BLIMPIE

2

   

BURGERFI

2

   

CARL’S JR.

2

   

EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS

2

   

FIREHOUSE SUBS

2

   

GODFATHER’S PIZZA

2

   

THE COFFEE BEAN & TEA LEAF

2

   

THE COUNTER

2

   

UNA MAS MEXICAN GRILL

2

   

BAJA FRESH

1

   

BURGER 21

1

   

KELLY’S CAJUN GRILL

1

   

PACIUGO GELATO & CAFFE

1

   

YEUNG’S LOTUS EXPRESS

1

34

FOURTEEN FOODS

 

218

   

DQ GRILL & CHILL

213

   

DQ TREAT

5

35

APPLE HOSPITALITY REIT

 

214

   

HILTON GARDEN INN

38

   

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT

37

   

HAMPTON INN BY HILTON

37

   

HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON

34

   

RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT

29

   

SPRINGHILL SUITES BY MARRIOTT

11

   

FAIRFIELD BY MARRIOTT

9

   

TOWNEPLACE SUITES BY MARRIOTT

9

   

HOME2 SUITES BY HILTON

6

   

EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON

2

   

MARRIOTT HOTELS

2

36

QUALITY DINING

 

212

   

BURGER KING

171

   

CHILI’S

41

36

PALO ALTO

 

212

   

TACO BELL

180

   

PIZZA HUT

32

38

CHARTER FOODS

 

209

   

TACO BELL

150

   

LONG JOHN SILVER’S

56

   

KFC

3

39

COTTI FOODS

 

198

   

WENDY’S

104

   

TACO BELL

84

   

PIEOLOGY

10

40

FALCON HOLDINGS

 

195

   

CHURCH’S CHICKEN

150

   

LONG JOHN SILVER’S

45

41

BORDER FOODS

 

186

   

TACO BELL

172

   

CHURCH’S CHICKEN

14

41

NORTHWEST RESTAURANTS

 

186

   

TACO BELL

115

   

KFC

44

   

A&W

12

   

PIZZA HUT

8

   

LONG JOHN SILVER’S

7

43

SUNDANCE

 

171

   

TACO BELL

164

   

KFC

7

44

CELEBRATION RESTAURANT GROUP

 

170

   

PIZZA HUT

133

   

TACO BELL

37

45

BRIAD RESTAURANT GROUP

 

165

   

WENDY’S

116

   

TGI FRIDAYS

49

46

JRN

 

159

   

KFC

158

   

PIZZA HUT

1

47

GHAI MANAGEMENT SERVICES

 

158

   

BURGER KING

123

   

TACO BELL

35

48

HAMRA ENTERPRISES

 

157

   

WENDY’S

91

   

PANERA BREAD

57

   

NOODLES & COMPANY

9

49

BURGERBUSTERS

 

153

   

TACO BELL

131

   

PIZZA HUT

10

   

STEAK ‘N SHAKE

7

   

KFC

3

   

LONG JOHN SILVER’S

2

50

DOHERTY ENTERPRISES

 

142

   

APPLEBEE’S

100

   

PANERA BREAD

41

   

NOODLES & COMPANY

1

 

Top 25 Brands of the 2020 Multi-Brand 50

RANK

BRAND

UNITS

1

BURGER KING

2,839

2

PIZZA HUT

2,750

3

TACO BELL

2,461

4

KFC

1,550

5

WENDY’S

1,110

6

SUBWAY

897

7

DUNKIN’

891

8

APPLEBEE’S

679

9

POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN

602

10

ARBY’S

552

11

PANERA BREAD

542

12

EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS

311

13

IHOP

280

14

CHEVRON (BRANDED)/EXTRAMILE

270

15

LITTLE CAESARS

259

16

DQ GRILL & CHILL/DQ TREAT

258

17

CHICK-FIL-A

256

18

JACK IN THE BOX

224

19

LONG JOHN SILVER’S

180

20

CHURCH’S CHICKEN

173

21

CINNABON

165

22

T-MOBILE

159

23

A&W

155

24

TACO BUENO

145

25

GODFATHER’S

96

Published: March 31st, 2020

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