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
Amada Senior CareSenior Care$92,210
Amazing AthletesChild Services$25,000935
ASP - America's Swimming Pool CompanyHome Services$85,000885
Big Frog Custom T-ShirtsRetail$180,750894
Bloomin' BlindsHome Services$35,0000
Brightway InsuranceBusiness Services$107,700865
Captain D'sFood & Beverage$771,000963
CarePatrolSenior Care$64,649856
Checkers & Rally'sFood & Beverage$96,414951
Christian Brothers AutomotiveAutomotive$463,698986
College Hunks Hauling JunkServices$83,300910
Creative World SchoolEducation$600,000810
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel RepresentativeTravel$10,495992
DreamMaker Bath & KitchenHome Services$95,895890
East Coast Wings & GrillFood & Beverage$658,875917
Expedia CruiseShipCentersTravel$150,000956
FASTSIGNSBusiness Services$182,329981
FibrenewServices$75,000937
FirstLight HomeCareSenior Care$97,681943
Fish Window Cleaning ServicesServices$83,225919
Fitness TogetherFitness$125,0000
Five Star PaintingHome Services$69,700834
Glass DoctorHome Services$111,800802
Home Care AssistanceSenior Care$199,000947
HomeVestors of AmericaReal Estate$50,000940
HouseMasterHome Services$61,100973
Huntington Learning CenterEducation$96,675903
Image OneCleaning & Maintenance$29,750811
Interim HealthCareSenior Care$88,000874
InXpressBusiness Services$55,3001
Kona IceFood & Beverage$120,2251000
MaidProCleaning & Maintenance$74,560995
MarbleLifeServices$30,000808
Mathnasium Learning CentersEducation$102,750953
Minuteman PressBusiness Services$62,207954
Mosquito JoeHome Services$69,600886
Murphy Business & FinancialBusiness Services$57,525945
Our Town AmericaAdvertising & Sales$63,300983
Oxi Fresh Carpet CleaningCleaning & Maintenance$40,000911
Payroll VaultFinance & Tax$22,800883
Pinch A PennyRetail$230,000971
Pinot's PaletteSports & Recreation$63,400994
PJ's CoffeeFood & Beverage$350,000813
Sandler TrainingBusiness Services$88,150980
Senior Care AuthoritySenior Care$52,350855
Smoothie KingFood & Beverage$225,650876
Snap-on ToolsAutomotive$169,503964
Soccer ShotsChild Services$36,000979
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
The MaidsCleaning & Maintenance$76,100995
THE MAX ChallengeFitness$112,694862
TSS PhotographyChild Services$20,400824
Two Men and a TruckServices$95,000977
U.S. LawnsServices$53,5000
Visiting AngelsSenior Care$77,985998
Wild Birds UnlimitedRetail$146,693990
Window GenieServices$90,800970
WOW 1 DAY PAINTINGHome Services$90,000913
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park (TM) Camp ResortsTravel$100,0000
Zoup!Food & Beverage$386,860814
30 Minute HitFitness$77,0000
101 MobilitySenior Care$114,060843
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