Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Rank: 1
Initial investment: $37,200 to $1,635,200
Initial franchise fee: $10,000 to $1,000,000
New units in 2016: 3,133 units (5.6 percent)
There were more than 8,000 U.S.-based 7-Eleven franchises as of 2016, and for almost any other company in the world, that’s a ton. But, that number is nothing compared to 7-Eleven’s 50,000+ international franchises. That number is growing wildly, too. In 2007, there were only 26,680 franchises outside the U.S.
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