Hottest Businesses to Franchise in America

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20. Supercuts
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 63.9%
> U.S. franchises: 1,027 (2012), 1,683 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $144k – $297k
> Franchising since: 1979
> Industry: Retail

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19. Motel 6
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 65.4%
> U.S. franchises: 483 (2012), 799 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $2.6 million – $3.8 million
> Franchising since: 1996
> Industry: Travel & tourism

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18. Cinnabon
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 70.6%
> U.S. franchises: 489 (2012), 834 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $183k – $327k
> Franchising since: 1986
> Industry: Food

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17. Sport Clips
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 77.4%
> U.S. franchises: 902 (2012), 1,600 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $189k – $355k
> Franchising since: 1995
> Industry: Retail

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16. Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches
> 5-yr. franchise growth: 86.5%
> U.S. franchises: 1,425 (2012), 2,657 (2017)
> Est. startup cost: $330k – $558k
> Franchising since: 1993
> Industry: Food