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Top 100 Global Retail Franchises 2014-2009 - Best Franchise Chains Worldwide

Retail Franchises Best Financial Performance, Social Responsibility and Support

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Top 100 Global Retail Franchises 2014-2009 - Best Franchise Chains Worldwide
Reprinted with permission from McDonalds.com
Updated April 22, 2014
The "best" franchises in the world are not just the franchises that make the most money, they are the franchises with the combination of best performance and best practices and a demonstrated expertise for operating successfully in different cultures and retail environments.

This is a list of the retail franchises ranked as the best in the world for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The annual list of Top 100 Global Franchises is compiled by FranchiseDirect.com based on the best financial performance, social and environmental responsibility, and franchisee support, according to FranchiseDirect.com. The list is arranged alphabetically by company name. The number listed by each year is the ranking number assigned to the franchise by FranchiseDirect, compared to a total of 100 franchises from all industries.

Best Retail Global Franchises - 2009 - 2013 Rankings of Top Retail Franchises:

7 Eleven – US
2014 - 5
2013 - 2
2012 - 4
2011 – 4
2010 – 5
2009 - 3

A&W Restaurants – US
2013 - 68
2012 - 54
2011 – 57
2010 – 44
2009 - 8

Ace Hardware – US
2013 - 9
2012 - 8
2011 – 17
2010 – 13

ampm Mini Market – US
2013 - 49
2012 - 32
2011 – 13
2010 – 18
2009 – 21

Arby's – US
2013 - 62
2012 - 57
2011 – 50
2010 – 52
2009 – 26

Auntie Anne's Pretzels - US
2013 - 37
2012 - 73
2009 - 41

Baskin-Robbins – US
2013 - 22
2012 - 15
2011 – 26
2010 - 36

Ben & Jerry's – US
2013 - 66
2012 - 56
2011 – 61
2010 - 55
2009 - 43

Budget Blinds – US
2013 - N/A
2012 - 88
2011 – 85
2010 – 91
2009 - 73

Burger King – US
2014 - 4
2013 - 5
2012 – 5
2011 – 5
2010 – 4
2009 - 7

Carrefour – France
2014 - 38

Cartridge WorldAustralia
2013 - 61
2012 - 46
2010 – 33
2009 – 27

Chester's International - US
2009 - 50

Church's Chicken – US
2010 - 78

Cinnabon – US
2014 - 48
2013 - 59
2012 - 49
2011 – 56
2010 – 63
2009 - 60

Circle K – US
2014 - 14
2013 - 34
2012 - 16
2011 – 15
2010 – 34
2009 - 13

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf – US
2014 - 45

Coffee News USACanada
2010 - 96

Cold Stone Creamery® - US
2013 - 67
2012 - 45
2011 – 49
2010 – 62
2009 - 16

Dairy Queen – US
2013 - 23
2012 - 31
2011 – 29
2010 – 28
2009 - 34

Denny's - US
2013 - 63
2012 - 58

DIA – Spain
2013 - 15
2012 - 25
2011 – 21

Domino's Pizza – US
2014 - 12
2013 - 19
2012 - 19
2011 – 14
2010 - 45

Dunkin’ Donuts – US
2014 - 9
2013 - 14
2012 - 9
2011 – 12

Edible Arrangements - US
2013 - 80
2012 - 84
2011 – 48
2009 - 37

EmbroidMe – US
2013 - 97
2011 – 93

GNC Live Well – US
2014 - 7
2013 - 11
2012 - 14
2011 – 16
2010 – 24

GolfTec - US
2011 – N/A
2009 - 46

Gymboree – US
2013 - N/A
2012 - 81
2011 – 62
2010 – 66
2009 - 66

Hardee's – US
2013 - 60
2012 - 58
2011 – 54
2010 - 37

Johnny Rockets - US
2013 - 83
2012 - 83

KFC – US
2014 - 3
2013 - 4
2012 - 3
2011 – 3
2010 – 3
2009 - 6

Long John Silver's – US
2013 - 68
2012 - 61
2011 – 46
2010 – 29
2009 - 23

Matco Tools – US
2011 – 70

McDonald's – US
2014 - 2
2013 - 3
2012 - 2
2011 – 2
2010 – 1
2009 - 1

Merle Norman Cosmetics – US
2013 - 88
2012 - 79
2011 – 64
2010 – 74
2009 - 40

Moe's Southwest Grill – US
2013 - 85
2012 - 85
2011 – 68
2010 – 61
2009 - 89

Nathan's Famous – US
2013 - N/A
2012 - 94
2011 – 99
2010 - 94

Naturhouse – Spain
2014 - 41
2013 - 91
2012 - 62
2010 – 77
2009 - 10

Papa Johns – US
2014 - 31
2013 - 24
2012 - 24
2011 – 23
2010 – 42
2009 - 71

Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza – US
2013 - 98
2012 - 71
2011 – 72
2010 – 88
2009 - 92

Pita Pit – Canada
2013 - 87
2012 - 80
2011 – 51
2010 – 43
2009 - 49

Pizza Hut – US
2014 - 6
2013 - 6
2012 - 5
2011 – 7
2010 – 7
2009 - 5

Schlotzsky’s – US
2011 – 95
2010 – 79
2009 - 98

Smoothie King – US
2014 - 50
2013 - 65
2012 - N/A
2011 – 81
2010 – 76
2009 - 99

Snap-On Tools – US
2013 - 20
2012 - 11
2010 – 8
2009 - 29

Subway Sandwiches – US
2014 - 1
2013 - 1
2012 - 1
2011 – 1
2010 – 2
2009 - 2

TAF - US
2011 – 98
2010 – 85
2009 - 52

Taco Bell – US
2014 - 21
2013 - 17
2012 - 21
2011 – 20
2010 – 9
2009 - 18

TeaGschwendner Germany – US
2011 – 92
2010 - 75

Tim Hortons – Canada
2014 - 32
2013 - 18
2012 - 20
2011 – 22
2010 – 25
2009 - 12

Wendy’s – US
2014 -
2013 - 41
2012 - 23
2011 – 25

Yogen Fruz – Canada
2014 - 33
2013 - 32
2012 - 38
2011 – 44
2010 - 15

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