8 Top Franchise Opportunities For Women

Posted Oct 25, 2016 at 02:16pm By Suzanne Musial

Category: For Beginners

Franchising has become an increasingly popular way for women to realize their dreams of business ownership. Many franchisors recognize that women possess many of the necessary traits and skills to run a successful franchise business, and the number of female franchise owners has nearly doubled over the past decade. Franchising is great for women looking to own their own business while also providing the flexibility to maintain a work-life balance, with many offering the opportunity to work from home, while building a career in any number of industries.

Top franchises for women

From child care and education to spa services and retail, there are limitless options for women looking to start a business. Below we have compiled a list of the top eight opportunities for women right now that were among our Top 100 franchises for 2016:

1. Apricot Lane Boutique

Apricot Lane is the leading women's fashion boutique franchise combining opportunities from the fashion and gift industries. Founded in 2007, this franchise offers a dynamic, stylish, responsive, truly unique retail store opportunity. Apricot Lane stores are located in high traffic shopping centers bringing the latest fashions and collections to customers. 

2. Caring Transitions

Caring Transitions allows you to build a profitable business in the field of senior home care with real value and purpose that offers an extraordinary level of personal satisfaction. “Baby Boomers” are the fastest growing market in the world. As they age, they require a variety of services including relocation, downsizing, and liquidation of assets. Caring Transitions offers an opportunity to contribute to senior care and without the requirement of any healthcare certifications.

3. Doc Popcorn

Doc Popcorn is a simple and fun business that is popping up everywhere. Inspired by “mom and pop” kettle corn makers, our founders Rob & Renee Israel spent the better part of a decade creating a mouthwatering flavored popcorn offering and a variety of flexible business models to pop fresh at high-traffic venues. Doc Popcorn has since grown into a family of nearly 100 POPrietors who are having a blast spreading smiles worldwide with our great tasting, freshly popped snack. 

4. Home Helpers

Home Helpers allows you to build a business with tremendous revenue potential as the Entrepreneur.com rated “Top Senior Care Franchise” for five years in a row. Over the past 19 years, Home Helpers’ double-digit revenue growth has been unparalleled and provides an opportunity to help you prosper while you give back in your community by providing exceptional care to clients in the areas of companion care, personal care, and medical care.

5. Image Studios 360

Image Studios 360 is a salon studio concept that takes a large retail space and builds out 28-32 salon studios that are leased to beauty professionals such as hair stylists, estheticians, nail techs and massage therapists who operate their own businesses. It’s like a mini-mall of hair salons all under one roof, and you’re the landlord. Image Studios 360 has the right system to help all franchisees experience success as an operator.

6. Lightbridge Academy

Lightbridge Academy fills a unique gap in the market, focusing on providing a quality education and child care meeting the needs of working parents. There is nothing more important in a society than the care and education of its children. And there is nothing more gratifying than the relationships that you build with families as your support and nurture them through the years. 

7. Mathnasium

With more than 700 centers Mathnasium is rapidly growing around the world. The franchise combines all of the factors experts agree are critical to maximize probability of success including exceptional market demand, a superior product, the right people and support along with a proven track record. Becoming a Mathnasium franchisee is an opportunity to truly love what you do. 

8. Sport Clips

A Sport Clips Haircuts franchise offers the freedom of being your own boss, with the security of an industry leader supporting you every step of the way. Sport Clips has a semi-absentee / manager-run business model that allows you to work ON your business, not IN your business. Sport Clips is the dominant male haircut franchise in North America and the only haircare franchise to have locations in all 50 states and Canada.

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Get more information on some of the opportunities mentioned in this post:

Senior Relocation - Downsizing - Estate Sales. Caring Transitions is looking for motivated franchisees who want to be a part of the growing senior care industry! Getting started is easy with our home-based turn-key system...

50k Minimum Cash Required

WE ARE THE LEADING WOMEN'S FASHION BOUTIQUE FRANCHISE COMBINING OPPORTUNITIES FROM THE FASHION AND GIFT INDUSTRIES!

100k Minimum Cash Required

Imagine a business synonymous with caring, one in which the management team, owners, directors and teachers are collectively committed to creating genuine, nurturing relationships with every family member, ensuring the...

200k Minimum Cash Required

The Mathnasium Franchise is an excellent business opportunity in an important field with high demand. With a modest investment, our franchisees have the opportunity to seize a significant share of a billion dollar industry....

100k Minimum Cash Required

Sport Clips Haircuts offers owners a way to transition from their day job and pave a path to greater financial and personal freedom through investment in a simple, multi-unit, semi-absentee business model. For 25 years,...

200k Minimum Cash Required

The demand for in-home senior care services is exploding! Now you can take advantage of this growing demand with your own Home Helpers franchise! Our comprehensive training program, proven business model and trusted name...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Doc Popcorn is the largest franchised retailer of popcorn on the planet. Doc Popcorn continues to innovate and transform the popcorn experience in high-traffic venues with its high-quality freshly-popped snack.

80k Minimum Cash Required

IMAGE STUDIOS 360: Simple. Stable. Scalable. That is what investors and franchisees love about Image Studios 360. Here's how the Image Studios 360 salon studio concept works: we take large retail space around 5,000 square...

100k Minimum Cash Required
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