When you think about franchise ownership, most of us are limited to buying one, two or eventually growing into a third store or restaurant. The number of franchises that you can own is unlimited. A Google revealed answers to the question: ” Who are the largest franchise owners in the world? ” The answers are inspiring and motivating.
The Latin American franchise of Arcos Dorados (Spanish for “golden arches”) is the largest McDonald’s franchisee in the world with over 2,000 units in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company has 2,120 McDonald’s-branded restaurants and supervises approximately 95,000 employees. The company serves approximately 4.3 million customers a day.
Glenn Mueller, 57, is the Chief Excellence Officer of RPM Pizza, LLC, a corporation that owns 135 Domino’s Pizza Restaurants and is the largest single franchisee in the chain.
Overall NPC International owns 1390 Pizza Hut and Wendy’s restaurants, Target Corp, 1183 Cold Stone Creamery, Pizza Hut and Jamba Juice franchises, and Carrols Restaurant Corp owns 650 Burger King Restaurants. NPC has sales of close to $300 million in the fiscal year 2015, and Carrols has a net income of over $20 million annually.
As you can see the only limit on growing your franchise-operating business is your business expertise and ambition. You’ll need an experienced and knowledgeable franchise attorney to help you with the legal ramifications of expanding your franchise owning business.