Small Business Franchises

USA was built on small businesses! Although over time we've seen the creation and growth of some of the biggest businesses in the world, small businesses still represent the majority of American commerce. Small business ownership is the reason we have so many self-made millionaires and a booming middle class. A small business franchise offers you a chance to utilize your entrepreneurial spirit while also providing a proven business model, established brand name, and support.

Did You Know?

There are approximately 28 million small businesses in the U.S. accounting for 54% of sales

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More than 600,000 small businesses in the United States are franchises

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Small business franchises make up about 40% of all retail sales and provide roughly 8 million jobs

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Types of Small Businesses

There are plenty of Small Business opportunities to choose from in various industries, including finance and education. From weight loss to automotive and even home-based business coaching franchises, there is no shortage of niche small business franchise opportunities to choose from.

Why a Small Business Franchise?

Small Business franchises typically provide training and information about the industry you'’re entering, assistance with marketing and advertising your small business, and an ongoing support system to help you overcome difficulties and build a successful business. Starting a Small Business franchise can take much of the guesswork and risk out of starting your own business, so explore your options today at Franchise Gator!

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Small Business Franchises Currently Available:

Do you want to own a popular retail business that is always in high demand? Then Dollar Store Services is the opportunity you've been waiting for! As the largest developer of dollar stores in the country, our unparalleled...

50k Minimum Cash Required

e² Young Engineers is the only children's edutainment company that has its own research and development team to create more programs and models than any other company. With a proof of concept in 42 countries, marketing and...

30k Minimum Cash Required

Merry Maids won The Women's Choice Award which has set the standard for helping women make smarter choices by collectively identifying the brands most recommended and trusted by women, as well as those that deliver a...

40k Minimum Cash Required

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

Armed with our proven coaching and marketing systems, you’ll have everything you need to successfully run and grow your coaching business. Ready to work for yourself and on your own terms and schedule? At The Growth...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Blind repair and sales!!! Bloomin' Blinds is the only national company that has added the service element to the "sales only" world of blinds. Come join the fastest growing franchise in the window covering industry and see...

30k Minimum Cash Required

Business Brokerage as a Viable Business Opportunity in Today’s Economy: As baby boomers retire, they are looking to sell their businesses to establish a livable nest egg. As a result, there is an approaching flood of baby...

100k Minimum Cash Required

As the leader in home inspections, Pillar to Post makes owning your own home inspection business easy! We offer state-of-the-art technology, un-matched marketing and networking support, and with our Quick Start training...

30k Minimum Cash Required

In Home and Online Tutoring allows our franchisees to grow their businesses as large as they want. When you combine our proven SAT and ACT programs with the ability to provide tutoring in all subjects and grade levels 24...

40k Minimum Cash Required

Tutor Doctor is a white-collar franchise that allows you to enjoy a profitable business while helping people succeed in life. Our Franchisees coordinate a team of professional tutors that provide at-home one-to-one tutoring...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Expedia CruiseShipCenters is North America's largest retail travel agency franchise and a leading seller of cruise travel. Build equity and enjoy a great lifestyle with our proven franchise model with more than 30 years of...

100k Minimum Cash Required

The Ultimate Franchise Opportunity! IFG provides cash flow acceleration to their business clients by purchasing selected invoices at a discount. This is a financial service ‘White Collar’ franchise, usually run on a...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Acti-Kare is looking for caring and motivated individuals to take advantage of the growing demand for in-home senior care services! We provide our franchisees with a proven business model, on-site training, ongoing support,...

40k Minimum Cash Required

PADGETT is Canada's leading ACCOUNTING, TAX & PAYROLL franchise catering for the needs of small business for 50 years. To success-driven individuals, we provide a complete system, solid backup and support & the strength of...

40k Minimum Cash Required

We created our custom window coverings franchise opportunity with your success in mind! For more than 13 years, Made in the Shade Blinds and More has empowered entrepreneurs across North America to offer a convenient,...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Eye Level offers the systematic individualized learning program and nurtures problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners. A premier supplemental education and enrichment program, Eye Level offers an innovative...

70k Minimum Cash Required

Furniture Clinic are industry leaders and experts in the cleaning and restoration of leather. For over ten years we have manufactured the best available cleaning, conditioning, protection, repair and restoration products for...

40k Minimum Cash Required

Provide a valued service clients can’t do without. Scalable, award-winning and committed to excellence for over 60 years.

40k Minimum Cash Required

As a NOVUS business owner you join a 40-year-old company with over 1800 global locations in over 30 countries. We invented the auto glass repair process!

40k Minimum Cash Required

Join A Proven Moving System! Our company is the preferred mover for the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder. We invite you to ask us about it!

50k Minimum Cash Required

Financial Coaching is more than a career, it’s more than being financially secure…it’s an opportunity for healing the Great American Household Financial Crisis. Financial Coaches get paid for results not from selling a...

10k Minimum Cash Required

Purchase a Distribution Center for an exclusive territory with the fastest growing Network of Mattress & Furniture Owners. In business for over 35 years, we are the iDealFurniture Organization that undercuts Corporate...

10k Minimum Cash Required

For most Americans buying a home is the biggest purchase they will ever make; so the demand for well-trained home inspectors continues to grow! Now you can take advantage of this demand with your own National Property...

40k Minimum Cash Required

Make money while you sleep - Best absentee home based ownership biz! Part-time work full-time pay! Be your own boss and set your own hours. Lots of freedom to enjoy life while the vending machines do most of the work! Easy...

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