Where Charlotte-based franchisors land among nation's top-selling brands

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits was the top-ranked Charlotte-based company on Franchise Times newly released ranking of the nation’s largest franchises.

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The publication ranked Bojangles’ Inc. at No. 86 this year, unchanged from its 2017 ranking. Franchise Times’ Top 200+ ranks the largest franchises in the U.S. by global systemwide sales. Bojangles’ 764 units produced global sales of $1,278,360,195.

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Three other Charlotte companies also made the list of 500 franchisors, which featured McDonald’s at the top spot again. Franchise Times says McDonald’s broke the $90 billion in sales mark for the first time while growing units by just 0.9%.

Read about the other local brands on the list here.

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