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:

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 Min. 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...

30K Min. 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 Min. Cash Required

At Fresh Coat our business model is designed to do two things: Provide a high-quality service to customers and make our owners money. Our customers are seniors, busy families and small business owners looking for interior...

40K Min. Cash Required

As a Steamatic Business Owner, you will be joining a franchise in the recession proof industry of restoration and cleaning. Our unique “hands on” training program with multiple site visits allows new owners the...

100K Min. 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 Min. Cash Required

SAT and ACT Test Prep Services continue to be in huge demand. Our Z! Prep programs offer tremendous results for our students and are extremely lucrative for our franchise owners. Combine our test prep programs with In-Home...

40K Min. Cash Required

A manageable, profitable opportunity in the growing home improvement and repair industry, and the only home services concept which guarantees a smooth process in obtaining your state-specific contractor's license. The Honey...

30K Min. 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 Min. 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 Min. Cash Required

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

40K Min. Cash Required

Are you interested in owning your own furniture repair and restoration business? Furniture Medic's 53 years of franchising experience will help you get started! As the largest furniture and wood restoration company in the...

30K Min. 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 Min. 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 Min. Cash Required

Sonus Franchise provides the professional structure, support and resources to reduce the risk that many fear about hearing aid private practice. It provides the tools to manage and expand existing private practices and it...

Business Model Franchise in the Shipping Industry. Work from home model offering discounted prices on shipping to small and medium sized businesses. Low investment/Low risk!

50K Min. Cash Required

A revolutionary new photo booth without the booth, TapSnap lets everyone join in on the fun. Event guests will have a blast taking photos and drawing and writing personal message on them, and then sharing their picture on...

50K Min. Cash Required

We offer you the opportunity to love what you do, enjoy a flexible lifestyle, make a powerful and significant impact on the lives of children, and build a successful business for yourself that you can take pride in.

30K Min. Cash Required

East of Chicago Pizza is a proven franchise system, which has thrived for over twenty years in the ultra-competitive pizza industry. We have more than 80 locations in six states and in 2013, East of Chicago continued its...

50K Min. Cash Required

Dryer Vent Wizard (DVW) is the only organized national brand that specializes in dryer vent cleaning and has created this niche within the $20 billion segment of the home service industry. When a homeowner or business owner...

20K Min. Cash Required
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