Top Franchise Opportunities by Industry

Many people begin their quest to own a franchise business by focusing on a specific industry they're passionate about and finding the most popular franchise brands within that category. One potential flaw in that plan is that by narrowing in on one industry, you may prevent yourself from finding the best franchise opportunity for your particular goals or skill set.

Below is a list of our top franchise opportunities for this year, sorted by the industry that best characterizes them. We encourage you to see which brands we've rated the highest in your particular area of interest, but also scroll through the list and consider some options that may not have been your first instinct.



Franchise Name Industry Minimum Investment Profile 50
AdvantaCleanHome Services$124,800832
ASP - America's Swimming Pool CompanyHome Services$85,000885
Big Frog Custom T-ShirtsRetail$180,750894
Brightway InsuranceBusiness Services$115,000865
CarePatrolSenior Care$64,649856
Checkers & Rally'sFood & Beverage$96,414951
College Hunks Hauling JunkServices$83,300910
Creative World SchoolEducation$600,000810
DreamMaker Bath & KitchenHome Services$95,895890
East Coast Wings & GrillFood & Beverage$658,875917
Expedia CruiseShipCentersTravel$150,000956
FASTSIGNSBusiness Services$151,140981
FirstLight HomeCareSenior Care$95,156943
Fish Window Cleaning ServicesServices$83,225919
Home Care AssistanceSenior Care$199,000947
Home Instead Senior CareSenior Care$115,000985
HomeVestors of AmericaReal Estate$44,000940
HouseMasterHome Services$61,100973
Huntington Learning CenterEducation$96,675903
Image OneCleaning & Maintenance$29,750811
Interim HealthCareSenior Care$88,000874
InXpressBusiness Services$55,3001
MaidProCleaning & Maintenance$74,560995
Mathnasium Learning CentersEducation$102,750953
Minuteman PressBusiness Services$62,207954
Mosquito JoeHome Services$69,600886
Murphy Business & FinancialBusiness Services$57,525945
My Salon SuiteHealth & Beauty$395,000916
Our Town AmericaAdvertising & Sales$74,800983
Oxi Fresh Carpet CleaningCleaning & Maintenance$40,000911
Pinch A PennyRetail$230,000971
Pinot's PaletteSports & Recreation$76,600994
PJ's CoffeeFood & Beverage$350,000813
Sandler TrainingBusiness Services$88,150980
Senior Care AuthoritySenior Care$52,350855
Sky Zone Trampoline ParkSports & Recreation$850,000839
Smoothie KingFood & Beverage$188,200876
Snap-on ToolsAutomotive$169,503964
SpeedPro ImagingBusiness Services$315,200835
Sport Clips, Inc.Health & Beauty$189,300925
Supporting StrategiesBusiness Services$77,130897
The Goddard SchoolEducation$706,700950
The Learning ExperienceEducation$500,000857
TSS PhotographyChild Services$10,500824
Two Men and a TruckServices$75,000977
U.S. LawnsServices$51,5000
Visiting AngelsSenior Care$77,985998
Wild Birds UnlimitedRetail$146,693990
Window GenieServices$90,800970
WOW 1 DAY PAINTINGHome Services$90,000913
Zoup!Food & Beverage$386,860814
101 MobilitySenior Care$114,060843