World’s Top 100 Franchise Business 2019

Do you want to know which Franchise Brand is the biggest one in the world? Read here to get to know about top 10 businesses that have been ranked on top positions on the list of Top 200+ largest franchise businesses based in United States. The shared list is comprehensive as it has been prepared by the Global Systemwide Sales and the Franchise Times jointly after the analysis of all included franchise businesses’ network and sales with the total number of locations. The research report is more credible as it is backed by twenty years of research and has grouped all the covered brands into different industry categories. These businesses have wide extended networks across the world and offering lucrative opportunities to entrepreneurs with providing good return on their investments.

Top 10 Franchise Brands Across the World


  1. McDonald’s

Founded in 1954, McDonald’s has retained 1st position in the list. The brand has held this spot since 2000, when the ranking was released for the first time. With more than 37,241 outlets across the world, the brand has earned $89 billion in global sales. This time, the brand crossed the $90 billion in sales mark with growing 0.9 percent new outlets in its network. The brand has added more than $5 billion in its sales.

  1. 7-Eleven

As the world’s 2nd largest convenience store 7-Eleven chain has added $2.5 billion in its sales. The brand has recorded $84 billion global sales through its 64,600 stores expanded in more than 16 countries.

  1. KFC

Founded in 1930, KFC added $1.2 billion in its sales to hold its 3rd position in the list. This fast food industry giant has presence in more than 115 countries across the world and serves more than 12 million customers every day. While its parent company Yum! is on 201 position on the Fortune 500 list, with total revenue of $13 billion.

  1.  Burger King

Burger King has added $1.8 billion to gain 4th position in the list. The brand has more than 16,767 outlets across the world. The brand has all to become the largest vegan burger patty restaurant chain.

  1. Subway

Subway is the 5th largest franchise business worldwide. Founded in 1965, this sandwich chain today has More than 43,912 outlets worldwide. It has grown sales by $300 million to be on this position.

  1. Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware has added $973 million in its sales. Founded in 1924, the company is one among the oldest leaders in home improvement franchise business. It has more than 5,229 outlets worldwide among them 4,526 are in USA. Ace Hardware delivers home improvement’s equipments including grills, hardware, lawn and garden tools at customers’ doorsteps.

  1. Domino’s

Domino’s as a pioneer in the pizza delivery has surpassed Pizza Hut to gain 7th spot in the rankings. The brand has accelerated sales 2.4 percent from previous year. It has added 7.6 percent more outlets in its network apart from implementing digital work strategy in its outlets. It has 14,856 total no of outlets across the world.

  1. Pizza Hut

Founded by two brothers, Dan Carney and Frank, the 1st Pizza Hut outlet opened in 1958. It has launched its first franchised outlet in 1960 and today has more than 16,748 outlets throughout the world. Over time the brand has registered growth and has demonstrated economic stability with becoming a popular pizza brand.

  1. Marriott Hotels & Resorts

Headquartered in Maryland, the Washington, Marriott International has become the largest hotel chain in the world. The brand has acquired more than 6,500 properties worldwide and has diversified its portfolio. I was ranked 9th best franchise brand in the list.

  1. RE/MAX

Known as the world’s No.1 Real Estate Brokerage Company, RE/MAX has acquired 10th position in the list of top 200+ franchise businesses. With 40+ years of industry expertise the brand has grown fast and today expanded its franchise network in 91 countries with presence in more than 7,841 locations.


Wyndham, InterContinental and Hilton are key franchises in hotels and resorts segment. Groupe Casino, Dunkin’ Donuts, Jani-King Commercial Cleaning Services, Taco Bell, Carrefour, Baskin-Robbins, Century 21, Papa John’s, JAN-PRO Cleaning Systems, Anytime Fitness, Hertz, Circle K, Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning, Snap-on Tools, Ace Hardware Corporation, Groupe Auchan, Dairy Queen are few other brands that have made their way in the list of top 100 franchise busineses 2019.

Do you want to make your dreams a reality? Choose anyone among these brands to be part of their success. Find out about franchise business opportunities here.




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