When it comes to the retail market, there's a franchise business to match your interests and expertise. Because retail includes so many options and varieties, you can choose a business which plays to your strengths as an entrepreneur. And with a retail franchise, you'll have the advantage of a recognized product and brand your customers already know and trust, allowing you to launch your new store with confidence. Finally, with retail sales well over $3 trillion dollars a year, your investment has plenty of potential to grow and prosper.
In 2016, 86% of retail purchases are projected to be made offline
SOURCE: Think with Google
Clothing retail sales in the U.S. currently exceed $183 Billion annually
In 2014, total retail industry sales in the U.S. amounted to about $3.19 trillion
SOURCE: National Retail Federation
U.S. Retail franchise establishments had an estimated output of $46+ billion in 2016
SOURCE: International Franchise Association
Retail franchise opportunities come in a huge range of categories, from kiosks and vending to brick-and-mortar storefront businesses such as health food stores and hardware stores, barbershops, shipping services, fashion boutiques and just about any other shop you can imagine, whatever your taste. View our retail franchise listings below and soon you'll be open for business as your own boss.
The retail industry has continued to rebound with the economy and accounts for a huge portion of the U.S. economy (see statistics above). There will always be a need for consumers to purchase goods and services, and with so many opportunities available you're sure to find the right fit for you in any number of retail-related industries.
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