Top 50 Multi-Unit Franchises of 2017

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So You Want to Be a Multi-Unit Franchisee?

Being a successful multi-unit franchisee requires a certain type of personality, financial wherewithal, and corporate support. It’s crucial to do extensive research to determine if a franchise brand can properly support you as a multi-unit operator.

The brands featured on our Top 50 Multi-Unit Franchises list below earned a spot on it as a result of survey rankings by their own franchisees in areas that will be crucial to your success including leadership, marketing, training, and financial expectations. Prior to determining which brands would make this year's Top 50 Multi-Unit Franchises list, Franchise Business Review surveyed 9,125 multi-unit franchisees representing 317 franchise brands.


What You Need to Know to Succeed as a Multi-Unit Franchisee

Whether you are new to franchising or in one system and ready to expand into another brand, our Top 50 Multi-Unit franchises report above is an ideal jumping off point for your multi-unit franchising research. It addresses what to look for in a franchise from a multi-unit investment perspective, how to finance multi-unit expansion, and advice from both multi-unit franchisees and franchisors regarding achieving multi-unit success.

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Infographics: Multi-Unit Franchising

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The List: Top 50 Multi-Unit Franchises of 2017

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