Each year Franchise Times ranks the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States.
Who is Franchise Times?
Franchise Times is a national business publication, who is known for their comprehensive ranking system for identifying the top franchises each year. In addition, are backed by more than 20 years of research and is the only objective ranking available.
How they rank the top?
Each year they deploy seven researchers and reporters for a five-month process to collect, verify and analyze the numbers. This research team will compiling information for the rankings, the five-year sales history graphs, Top 10 lists and industry subcategories, and then reconciling to ensure all published data is accurate and all estimates are based on a solid sales formula.
New for 2018
A new feature for 2018 is within their reporting, they have have grouped all 500 companies into industry categories, so you can easily compare top, middle and bottom performers.