Today, over four thousand parent companies of varying sizes — from Fortune 500 to small businesses — are franchising and prospering. So the size of your company, whether large or small, matters little. Almost every type of retail business, many kinds of personal and business services, the financial community, the professions, and wholesalers and manufacturers are franchising.

Below is a list of some of the better known companies that have franchised:

AAMCO Transmissions
AGWAY Inc.
Arby's Inc.
Baskin-Robbins
Bathtique International
Ben Franklin Stores
Century 21 Real Estate
Coca Cola
Culligan International
Diet Center Inc.
Doctor Pet Centers
Dunhill Personnel System
Dunkin Donuts
Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.
Fugazy International Ravel
General Nutrition Centers
Gingiss Formalwear
H.J. Heinz
Hertz
Hickory Farms
Holiday Inns
Jiffy Lube
Kampgrounds of America
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Lawn Doctor
Lincoln Homes
ManpowerMarriott Inns
McDonalds
Midas Muffler
Niagara Cyclo Massage
1 Hour Photo
Pearle Vision Centers
Pier 1 Imports
Pizza Huts
Playboy Clubs
Quick Print
Radio Shack
Servicemaster
Snap-On-Tools
Tidy Car Inc.
United Rent-all
VR Business Brokers
Western Auto Supply
Most Oil Companies
Most Auto Companies

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