It is absolutely obvious that the fastest growing franchises offer goods and services which are always in demand such as quick service restaurants, convenience stores, shipping companies, travel agencies, fitness gyms and commercial cleaning organizations. However, not all businesses are expanding smoothly and fast. The most successful franchises have a special philosophy. It means that a franchisor looks out for their franchisees and supports them. Find on our list of top growing franchises the ones which seized growth opportunities by sharing their experience and assistance with their franchise partners.
Founded in: 2009
Franchising since: 2013
Franchise units: 513
Initial investment: from $55,400
Royalty Fees: 7%
uBreakiFix is a leader in the tech repair industry and provides customers with the best affordable repair options. uBreakiFix actively seeks highly-qualified individuals to become franchisees. Prior business experience is preferred, but not a necessity. Our brand means everything to us, and when you become a franchisee, you’re an extended part of the uBreakiFix brand and community. Our training program is second to none. It consists of 3 weeks of training at our corporate facility in sunny Orlando, FL and 3 weeks of intensive onsite training in your store.
Founded in: 1980
Franchising since: 1980
Franchise units: 5071
Initial investment: from $168,885
Royalty Fees: 5%
Serving the small business community for more than 30 years, The UPS Store, Inc. is the world’s largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. The UPS Store comprises nearly 4,700 independently owned locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada, providing convenient and value-added business services to the small-office/home-office (SOHO) market, corporate “road warriors,” and consumers. The UPS Store franchise development team assists you in selecting a location, negotiating the terms of the lease, designing your store and getting it up and running. The company provides guidance every step of the way.
Founded in: 1958
Franchising since: 1959
Franchise units: 14,645
Initial investment: from $302,000
Royalty Fees: 6%
Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise which is known for its Italian-American cuisine menu, including pizza and pasta, as well as side dishes and desserts. It is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., one of the world's largest restaurant companies. Pizza Hut Franchise is one of the most popular pizza franchises in the world and is always looking for new franchisees ready to embrace their winning culture and commitment to superior restaurant-quality food.
Founded in: 2007
Franchising since: 2008
Franchise units: 1,048
Initial investment: $124,750
Royalty Fees: $3,000 - $4,000 per year
Kona Ice is a mobile, Hawaiian-style shaved ice franchise based in Florence, Kentucky. We pride ourselves on our franchising process. When you decide you want to start your own business, we understand that you don't want to wait years to make that dream a reality. We can guarantee that we’ll have you in business, generating revenue within 30-60 days of your deposit. This is an opportunity to own your own business and make a difference in your community. We want to be the company that can get you where you need to go. Don't miss this opportunity!
Founded in: 1962
Franchising since: 1964
Franchise units: 6,686
Initial investment: from $525,100
Royalty Fees: 5.5%
Taco Bell Corp. is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., and the nation's leading Mexican-style quick service restaurant chain. Taco Bell® serves more than 2 billion consumers each year in more than 5,800 restaurants in the U.S. In 2005, Taco Bell generated sales of $1.8 billion in company restaurants and $4.4 billion in franchise restaurants. More than 80 percent of our restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees. The company's proven process supports you every step of the way with development experts, business coaches and a peer network of more than 1,200 experienced franchisees, all part of the Yum!
Founded in: 1927
Franchising since: 1964
Franchise units: 61,086
Initial investment: from $37,550
Royalty Fees: Varies
7-Eleven is an international chain of over 66,000 convenience stores operating in 17 countries worldwide. 7-Eleven helps Franchisees tailor their businesses “to the individuality of their selected market bases and customer needs,” and that means happier customers that come back. Services include obtaining and bearing the ongoing cost of the land, building and store equipment, record keeping, bill paying, and payroll services for store operations fees, and financing for all normal store operating expenses. 7-Eleven’s corporate office even pays for the franchisee's water, sewer, gas, and electric utilities.
Founded in: 1982
Franchising since: 1983
Franchise units: 4,261
Initial investment: from $136,900
Royalty Fees: 6%
One of the many reasons Great Clips has surpassed the industry competitors is due to technological innovations, which have not only lead to a more convenient and satisfying experience for customers, but has placed the company on the forefront of the future of the industry. Starting a Great Clips franchise comes with 24/7 support, not only from franchisor experienced staff and proprietary software, but the network of Great Clips owners as well. Great Clips ideal franchise candidate is someone who has the desire and time to manage a salon manager, is financially qualified, will be involved and engaged.
Founded in: 1991
Franchising since: 1992
Franchise units: 1,331
Initial investment: from $3,245
Royalty Fees: 1.5 - 3%
Become a travel agent! The Dream Vacations Franchise opportunity requires no inventory and low overhead costs. This means there is minimal risk standing in the way of a dream career as a travel agent. The Dream Vacations team offers high-quality training and education with ongoing support to help franchise owners reach their goals. Dream Vacations Franchise offers all of the tools you need to become a successful travel agent from home. Once you’ve applied and are a certified travel agent, you’ll receive an immersive 6-day training to successfully launch your business.
Founded in: 2010
Franchising since: 2010
Franchise units: 977
Initial investment: from $488,405
Royalty Fees: 8%
Orangetheory® Fitness is the first of its kind and only heart-rate-monitored, high-intensity interval training based on science. Orangetheory® is a proven system that includes ongoing training and marketing – with Franchisor advice on location, programming, operations, business plan and branding. The company wants franchisees and area developers that value an active lifestyle and are motivated by an opportunity to run their own business. Orangetheory® Fitness is an opportunity to be your own boss, with a network of support in an industry that changes peoples lives.
Founded in: 2004
Franchising since: 2006
Franchise units: 1,549
Initial investment: from $4,350
Royalty Fees: 5%
Stratus Building Solutions operates as a commercial cleaning franchising company serving businesses in the United States. The company offers commercial janitorial, green service selection, floor and carpet cleaning and maintenance, restroom sanitization, pressure washing, post construction site clearing and cleaning, and day porter services; and hygienic cleaning and public health options for schools and medical clinics.
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