SOURCE: Franchise Direct

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February 22, 2016 10:48 ET

Nine Texas Franchises Make Franchise Direct's 2016 Top 100 Global Franchises Ranking

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - February 22, 2016) - Texas is well represented on the 2016 Top 100 Global Franchises Ranking, produced by Franchise Direct. The annual list ranks franchises based on a variety of factors that indicate sound commercial and civic responsibility practices as well as the cultural sensitivities necessary to grow their businesses internationally.

This year, nine of the franchises ranked within the Top 100 call Texas home. Food franchise Pizza Hut and convenience store 7-Eleven consistently make a strong showing, and did again this year with both ranking in the list's top ten. Newcomers to the Top 100 Global Franchises ranking this year based in Texas are food franchise Chili's and business consulting franchise Leadership Management International, Inc.

The complete list of Texas franchises includes: Pizza Hut (#5), 7-Eleven (#7), Jani-King (#14), Sport Clips (#51), Leadership Management International, Inc. (#53), Chili's (#71), Gold's Gym (#75), FASTSIGNS (#90), and Jiffy Lube (#99).

As you can see, Texas franchises included in this year's list cover a wide range of industries, including cleaning, health and beauty, fitness, automotive, business consulting, and signage.

Franchise Direct is known for using objective and measurable criteria to evaluate thousands of global franchises. The Top 100 franchises are ranked based on gathered data, including the company's history, market expansion, stability and growth, revenue, and system size based on number of units.

Franchise Direct also takes into account the corporation's use of best practices in the areas of franchisee support and training, environmental policies, and social responsibility, as gathered from Franchise Disclosure Documents, company submitted data, government filings, and published industry sources.

While this list isn't meant to be definitive or endorse any particular company, it provides extremely useful information about the state of the franchising industry and showcases global franchises that have solid business plans, a sense of environmental and social responsibility, as well as stable growth.

To view this year's full ranking and read the accompanying report, please visit the Top 100 Global Franchises page.

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