When it comes to franchises in the United States, Subway is setting the pace in terms of expansion. The sandwich chain added an impressive 870 units between July 2012 and July 2013, making it the country’s fastest growing franchise.
Follow up:7-Eleven comes second, counting 641 new operations during the same timeframe. Liberty Tax Service franchises also expanded rapidly, adding 481 new units and rounding off the top three. Dunkin’ Donuts also experienced success with 466 new franchise operations being established between July 2012 and July 2013.
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