According to Entrepreneur, one of the most profitable franchises to open is a McDonalds fast food restaurant. Here’s how to do it:
You invest about 1M. Your first year and subsequent year's gross sales will be in the neighborhood of 2.5M. If you self-manage, you should clear at least $250,000 per year.
Would you do that? I wouldn’t. Four years to see a return? I think a return that takes four years is not so great.