We’ve seen a number of industry rankings released over the past week or so and want to call them to your attention. Entrepreneurs 39th Annual Franchise 500 rankings has Dunkin’ Donuts coming in 1st, 2nd & 3rd in three of the listing categories. Dunkin’ topped the list for Fastest Growing Franchises edging out 7-Eleven for the top spot; Dunkin’ finished second and just behind KFC in the Top Brands ranking and finished 3rd overall on the Franchise 500 list, trailing McDonald’s and 7-Eleven. In the Nation’s Restaurant News 2018 Top 200 Countdown, Dunkin finished 8th with $8.46 billion in sales. A final ranking of interest was the listing of compensation for the top 25 CEOs, where our own Nigel Travis came in at #11 with total 2017 pay of $5.3 million, down 0.1% from his 2016 total of $5.4 million.