QSR magazine:

Let’s talk deals.

For the third consecutive year, QSR is taking a stab at spotlighting the quick-service industry’s best franchise deals. From dozens of submissions, we’ve narrowed it down to 10 brands, taking into consideration favorable sales-to-investment ratios, unique market niches, positive sales trends, and formidable corporate support.

While this year’s list includes some repeat honorees—Subway, Popeyes, Bojangles’, and Saladworks appear for a second or third time—there’s also plenty of new blood entering the ranks.

Read on to find out which 10 brands distinguish themselves best in a competitive franchise marketplace. More.