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Franchise

Top 10 U.S. Franchise

Top 10 us franchise

Meet The Leaders

10. RE/MAX

Type: Real Estate
Founded: 1973, Denver
Worlwide Units: 7 275
US Units: 3 654
Cost to open a store: US$ 37.5K - 224K
The name: derived from real estate and maximus

9. SPORT CLIPS

Type: Haircuts for men
Founded: 1993, Austin, Texas
Units: 1 625, all in North America
States with a sport clip francise: 50
Cost to open a store: US$ 183.3K - 351.5K
Slogan: "It's good to be a guy"

8. WINGSTOP RESTAURANTS

Type: Chicken Wings
Founded: 1994, Garland, Tex
Units: 949
Units outside the US: 67
Cost to open a store: US$ 238.4K - 922.9K
Billionth wing sold in: 2002

7. ACE HARDWARE

Type: Home improvement & tools
Founded: 1924, Chicago
Worlwide Units: 4 900
Number of stores in the US: 4 335
Cost to open a store: US$ 272,5K - 1,6M

6. DAIRY QUEEN

Type: Soft ice cream & fast food
Founded: 1940, Joliet, Illinois
Worlwide Units: 6 700
US Units: 4 460
Cost to open a store: US$ 361.5K - 1.8M

5. JIMMY JOHN'S GOURMET SANDWICH

Type: Sandwiches
Founded: 1983, Charleston, Illinois
US Units: 2 600
Cost to open a store: US$ 325.5K - 555K
Age at which founder Jimmy John Liautaud opened his 1st shop: 19

4. THE UPS STORE

Type: Shipping services
Founded: 1980, as Mailbox, Etc; acquired and renamed The UPS Store in 2012
Worlwide Units: 4 943
US Units: 4 590
Cost to open a store: US$ 159.2K - 434.5K

3. DUNKIN' DONUTS

Type: Donuts and coffeehouse
Founded: 1950, Quincy, Massachusetts
Worlwide Units: 12 000
US Units: 8600
Cost to open a store: US$ 228.6K - 1.75M
Cups of coffee sold per second: 30

2. MCDONALD'S

Type: Burger restaurant
Founded: 1955, San Bernardino, California
Worlwide Units: 36 000
US Units: 14 000
Cost to open a store: US$ 1M - 2.2M

1. 7-ELEVEN

Founded: 1927, Oak Cliff, Texas
Worlwide Units: 60 000
US Units: 8 504
Cost to open a store: US$ 37.2K - 1.6MHow often a new store opens: every 3.5 hours

Source: Entrepreneur

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