List of 2012 Top Business Franchises


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The Educated Franchisee: The How-To Book for Choosing a Winning Franchise
The Educated Franchisee:
The How-To Book for Choosing a Winning Franchise

Are you looking for a business to invest in, perhaps becoming an owner-operator of your own established chain of [whatever]?

If so, then you probably already subscribe to Entrepreneur magazine. In their most recent issue, they’ve published their list of the TOP FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2012.

If you’re looking to start a business, you may want to check this list out for what the hottest prospects are projected to be.  Lord knows you wouldn’t want to start out opening your own Auntie Bea’s Oyster House location if Auntie Bea’s isn’t going to make it as a viable business beyond their original location.

Here are the top 25 of their listing of over 500 different franchises for you to consider:

  1. Hampton Hotels
  2. Subway
  3. 7-Eleven
  4. Servpro
  5. Days Inn
  6. McDonald’s
  7. Denny’s
  8. H&R Block
  9. Pizza Hut
  10. Dunkin’ Donuts
  11. Anytime Fitness
  12. Stratus Building Solutions
  13. Jazzercise
  14. Supercuts
  15. Jiffy Lube
  16. AM/PM
  17. Kentucky Fried Chicken
  18. Kumon Learning Centers
  19. Miracle-Ear
  20. Taco Bell
  21. Aaron’s Sales and Leasing
  22. Jimmy John’s
  23. Dairy Queen
  24. Circle K
  25. Liberty Tax Service

The fastest growing franchises?  Mainly cleaning services, with Stratus, CleanNet USA, and Vanguard Cleaning Systems taking the #1, #3, and #4 spots on that list.