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Bond's Top 100 Franchises (5th Edition)

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As the pre-eminent publisher of books on franchising, Source Book Publications is constantly asked "What are the best franchises?" Since there are over 3,000 active North American franchise systems, there cleary is no simple answer. To at least partially answer the question, however, a rigorous, in-depth analysis was performed on hundreds of proven franchise systems to arrive at what we feel are the top 100 franchises. 

We encourage you to look over the 100 exceptional companies listed in this book before making any final decision on a system. The few hours you spend here could well mean the difference between a marginal and an exceptional investment decision.

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About Rob Bond

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Rob Bond is a leading national authority on the franchise industry. As the founder and president of Source Book Publications, located in Oakland, California, his sole focus for the past 20 years has been the dissemination of timely and in-depth information on franchising through books, websites and databases. Source Book Publications currently maintains six websites and publishes eight books on franchising, including Bond's Franchise Guide, considered by many to be the "industry bible. He publishes, a site that provides information on franchise brands for franchise investors. Bond created the National Minority Franchising Initiative and the website.

Since receiving his MBA from Stanford Business School, Bond has worked in several Fortune 100 companies, real estate development and consulting. As an author, lecturer and consultant, he is regarded as one of the franchise industry's most knowledgeable and widely-quoted spokespersons. He can be reached at

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Managing a Franchise Network