Tennessee Franchise Opportunities

If you are interested in starting your own small business, look no further than the business-friendly state of Tennessee. Whether you desire the peacefulness of the Great Smokey Mountains or the hustle and bustle of the world’s country music capital, Nashville, the potential of your small business to grow and thrive will be second to none.

Tennessee's a Smart Start...

  • In 2012 TN was ranked the 4th best state for business by Chief Executive based on tax code, quality of workforce and living environment and Knoxville was ranked as the 6th best city for jobs by Forbes Magazine and # 1 for green jobs.
  • Favorable Worker’s Compensation rates very low utility costs throughout much of the state.
  • Job tax credits of $2,000 to $4,500 per worker in certain areas.
  • No personal state income tax as well as numerous sales tax exemptions for business purchases.
Capital Nashville
Year of Statehood 1796
3 largest cities Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
Motto Agriculture and Commerce
Nickname Volunteer State

Some HOT Franchise Opportunities in Tennessee:


Omex International

For over 30 years OMEX® International has been providing business minded professionals with the opportunity to build a highly successful commercial cleaning company in their own community. OMEX is not for the small cleaning crew owner operator. It is an executive level opportunity ideal for the entrepreneur looking to develop a highly successful business in a large exclusive territory, all from a very modest initial investment.

Liquid Capital Required:
$40,000

Fleet Services International

Fleet Services International has co-branded with NASCAR legend Richard Petty's, Petty's Garage to become the national leader in commercial on-site fleet maintenance & repair. Exclusive territory, comprehensive training, business to business, no franchise or royalty fees, and no industry experience is necessary. Recession-resistant. Some areas of the U.S. are no longer available. The American Dream is still alive. Contact us today!

Liquid Capital Required:
$75,000

Red Wing Shoe Store

Be a part of our premier footwear brand! With over 100 years of success, we've been creating comfortable, purpose-built footwear. Red Wing Shoes operates world- wide with over 400 locations and 200 on-site shoe mobiles specializing in bringing our footwear and accessories directly to industrial work sites!

Liquid Capital Required:
$50,000

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