Hottest Businesses to Franchise in America

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40. Auntie Anne’s Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 23.6%
> U.S. franchises: 983 (2012), 1,215 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $199k – $385k
> Franchising since: 1989
> Industry: Food

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39. Anago Cleaning Systems
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 23.9%
> U.S. franchises: 1,171 (2012), 1,451 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $10k – $69k
> Franchising since: 1991
> Industry: Cleaning

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38. Edible Arrangements
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 24.8%
> U.S. franchises: 915 (2012), 1,142 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $195k – $328k
> Franchising since: 2000
> Industry: Food

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37. Dunkin’ Donuts
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 26.2%
> U.S. franchises: 7,090 (2012), 8,948 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $229k – $1.7 million
> Franchising since: 1955
> Industry: Food

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36. Rooter-Man
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 27.8%
> U.S. franchises: 435 (2012), 556 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $47k – $138k
> Franchising since: 1981
> Industry: Home services