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Top Food Franchises of 2013

Restaurants or other food-related businesses represent a large portion of our franchise 500 ranking. Here is a list of the 122 food-related companies by category.

10 Growing Franchise Industries

From old standards like hamburgers and fitness to up-and-coming categories like children's entertainment, these 10 industries are attracting new entrepreneurs and consumers.

Top Franchises in Every Industry

Our list of the franchises that are best in class.

10 Promising New Franchises

These small franchises with distinctive concepts show signs of growth.

227 Franchise Opportunities For Less Than $50,000

Franchise opportunities in almost every industry imaginable, from automotive services to food to senior care -- and all of them can be started for less $50,000.

Top 100 Homebased Franchises

Want a business you can feel comfortable with, minus the cost of a storefront or office? These franchises may be just what you're looking for.

Common Franchise Terms Explained

Before you look into the benefits of opening your own franchise, it helps to know the terminology. We put together this cheat sheet of the most common -- and most important -- words you'll need to understand.

Top 10 New Franchises

A variety of fresh concepts are livening up franchising.

The Fastest Growing Franchises for 2013

Quick-serve, senior-care and cleaning firms dominate our list of the fastest-growing franchises.

How to Name a Franchise

What's in a name? When it comes to franchising, a lot of goofy stuff.

What's Ahead for Franchising in 2013: Slow and Steady Toward Recovery

The franchise industry is cautiously optimistic about the year ahead after a 2012 that saw growth for the first time since 2008.

The Demographic Trends Driving Growth in Franchising

Companies that target specific populations are a major force in the franchising upswing.

Consignment Store Franchise Grows From a Mom's Needs

Just Between Friends clothing store franchise grows from filling needs for family and friends.

10 New Franchises to Watch

At the recent West Coast Franchise Expo, we talked to new franchises whose products and services range from sweet potato fries to temporary body art. Here are 10 to watch.

16 Common Franchise Terms: Explained

Before you investigate opening a franchise, you'll need to know the lingo. We put together this cheat sheet of the most common -- and most important -- industry terms.

Take our franchise quiz to find the perfect match for you.