franchises in Japan

Franchise opportunities in Japan

Popular franchise directions in Japan

List of franchises for sale available in Japan

Etagi franchise
Etagi - Real Estate Franchise Investment from $9,700
Tenacious Techies franchise
Tenacious Techies - full service digital marketing agency franchise Investment from $2,000
Altairika franchise
Altairika - virtual encyclopedia franchise Investment from $8,500
PunctureSafe franchise
PunctureSafe - total tyre protection franchise Investment from $1,875
Rulomatik™ franchise
Rulomatik™ - Vending Machines Franchise Investment from $70,000
PANO Global Sign’service franchise
PANO Global Sign’service - Advertising & Marketing Franchise Investment from $116,200
PITAYA franchise
PITAYA - Thai Street Food Franchise Investment from $233,300
YOKO franchise
YOKO - Fix-Price Retail Franchise Investment from $45,000
Abakus Center franchise
Abakus Center - Abakus Center - Child Education Franchise Investment from $5,505
Gmoji franchise
Gmoji - Mobile App & Business Platform Franchise Investment from $111,000
Mikel Coffee Company franchise
Mikel Coffee Company - Cafe Franchise Investment from $150,000
Verbatoria franchise
Verbatoria - Talent Quotient - Child Care Franchise Investment from $4,990
C House Italia franchise
C House Italia - Cafe Franchise Investment from $100,000
Morendi franchise
Morendi - Car Detailing & Chip Tuning Franchise Investment from $80,800
Togas franchise
Togas - Textile Boutique Franchise Investment from $250,000
EPL Yakutian Diamonds franchise
EPL Yakutian Diamonds - Fine Jewelry Store Franchise Investment from $15,000
Mango Mania franchise
Mango Mania - Cafe Franchise Investment from $76,500
Choupette franchise
Choupette - kids clothing shop franchise Investment from $46,000
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BookingCat franchise
BookingCat - pet hotels chain franchise Investment from $4,530
Goodwill franchise
Goodwill - gastronomic supermarkets franchise Investment from $222,000
Krispy Kreme franchise
Krispy Kreme - doughnuts and coffee store franchise Investment from $275,000
Travelto franchise
Travelto - Hotel Franchise Investment from $82,590
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment on demand
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Attractiveness of Japan for the development of franchise business

Japan has one of the most powerful economies in the world due to high achievements in the technological sector. The population is 127.25 million people and more than half of them live in urban areas. The main cities, such as Tokyo (9.27 mln), Yokohama (3.72 mln), Osaka (2.69 mln), Nagoya (2.3 mln), and Sapporo (1.95 mln) are available for different franchise opportunities. The household net-adjusted disposable income per capita is $27,323.   

A fun fact about starting a franchise in Japan is that franchisors hit the capital first. There is a belief that if you have managed to establish a business in Tokyo, you can do it anywhere in Japan. There are also no special franchise laws that limit franchise activities.     

A good benefit for owning a franchise in Japan is certainly the workforce. Japanese work 48 hours a week without overtime pay and are very qualified, responsible and committed to their jobs.

With 1,305 franchise types and the annual turnover of $198 billion, Japan franchise business ranks the second largest in the world. 260,992 chain stores and outlets are selling goods and services in the country. The main franchise industries are retail, health and fitness, food service sector, care-related businesses and education. The most popular type of Japanese franchising is convenience stores; they generate 42.7% of the total turnover.     

Looking at the franchise market share one can see that the USA and UK are highly represented by their brands in Japan, there are also franchise outlets from China, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, etc.

Initial franchise fee constitutes something average between $20,000 and $50,000.

There are high investment business opportunities, as well as cheap franchises in Japan presented for review, the choice is yours.

Indicators of Japanese Business Market

  • Capital: Tokyo

  • Currency: Yen (¥)

  • Education Index (2013): 0.808

  • Official languages: Japanese

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $42,860

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7.08

  • Population: 126.43 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $5.420 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 34

  • Gini: 37.6

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.903

Franchising news in Japan

Tokyo hosts an International Franchise Expo in March
Tokyo hosts an International Franchise Expo in March
30.11.2018
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