Award Winning Franchises

Each year, we reveal the top franchises based on unbiased feedback from real franchise owners. Browse the lists and inquire to learn more about this year’s best brands.

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Top Food Franchises

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Top Senior Care Franchises

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There are many “top franchises” lists out there, but Franchise Business Review's annual franchisee satisfaction awards are the only franchise ratings based on actual franchisee feedback and performance.

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FBR has surveyed more than 150,000 franchisees since 2005.

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More than 150,000 franchise owners have shared their feedback with FBR

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We’ve worked with over 1,100 franchise brands including Wendys, Keller Williams, Kona Ice, and more.

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Only the Top 200 franchise brands make our exclusive list

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Rock Star Franchise Owners 2020

Rock Star Franchise Owners 2020

What makes a franchise owner great is not easily defined, for each franchisee brings with him/her unique abilities and skills. This year, we analyzed our research from over 27,000 franchisee surveys, across more than 300 leading brands, to identify the best of the best in franchising today. We narrowed our search to just a few hundred candidates — successful franchise owners very much worthy of the title of Rock Star.

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Rollovers for Business Start-ups (ROBS) - Step by Step Guide

Rollovers for Business Start-ups (ROBS) - Step by Step Guide

Your retirement funds can lead to franchise ownership. Learn how 401(k) business financing, a.k.a. Rollovers for Business Start-ups (ROBS), funds your dreams without tax penalties

Launch

Sub-franchising, Master Franchisees and Multi-Unit Developers: Making Sense of Franchising Beyond the Single Unit

Sub-franchising, Master Franchisees and Multi-Unit Developers: Making Sense of Franchising Beyond the Single Unit

In addition to single unit franchise ownership, there are other models such as sub franchising and area development that can allow a franchisee to control a larger territory and bring in additional revenue streams.

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Franchising In Review

Franchising in Review is a show about franchising, entrepreneurship, and an exploration of today’s top business opportunities. If you’ve ever thought about owning your own business, but haven’t quite figured out how to make that happen, this is the show for you.