Franchise opportunities in Saudi Arabia

Attractiveness of Saudi Arabia for the development of franchise business

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the country in the Middle East with the population of about 30.77 million, of which over 82% are urban dwellers. The capital of the country is Riyadh which has the population of 4.3 million. Other significant cities are Jeddah (3.4 million) and Makkah (1.6 million).

The economy of Saudi Arabia is oil-based as the country is one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas. Thus, 45% of its GDP is from the petroleum sector. In order to diversify economy, the government encourages the development of the private sector as well as seeks to attract foreign investments to the country.

Franchising has demonstrated a significant growth in the Middle East region in general and Saudi Arabia in particular. The growing number of international franchise companies are entering the market. The estimations show that the franchise market of Saudi Arabia has a value of $1.3 billion in annual fees and royalties. The expected average growth rate is 12-15 percent per year. All this creates a wide range of franchising opportunities. The leading franchising sectors include restaurant, food and beverage and retail.

Although a large number of franchises already operate in the country, the Saudi Arabian market still presents opportunities for new local and international franchisors as a lot of shopping malls are being constructed or planned.

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Indicators of Business Market in Saudi Arabia

  • Capital: Riyadh

  • Currency: Saudi riyal

  • Education Index (2013): 0.723

  • Official languages: Arabic

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $55,229

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 6.49

  • Population: 30.77 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $1.803 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 92

  • Gini: 45.9

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.837

List of franchises for sale in Saudi Arabia

SmartyKids franchise
SmartyKids - mental arithmetic school franchise
Investment from
10 500 $
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UKUB franchise
UKUB - franchise of speedcubing children`s center
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20 000 $
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GVIDO Gelato franchise
GVIDO Gelato - franchise of ice cream cafe
Investment from
70 300 $
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Smart Refinery Technologies Group - franchise of oil refineries
Investment from
500 000 $
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My Town franchise
My Town App - franchise of mobile applications for cities
Investment from
5 000 $
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RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - franchise of Ramen shop
Investment from
45 000 $
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Claustrophobia franchise
Claustrophobia - real-life quests franchise
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37 500 $
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Gemotest Laboratory franchise
Gemotest - franchise of laboratory
Investment from
12 000 $
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9rounds franchise
9ROUND - franchise of kickbox fitness centers
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Choupette franchise
Choupette - kids clothing shop franchise
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46 000 $
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Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise
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322 850 $
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 Business Network International Global franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise
Investment from
65 000 $
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Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise
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45 000 $
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Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - franchise of family entertainment centers
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629 674 $
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KIO DA franchise
KIO DA - franchise of retail shops chain
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139 000 $
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DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - franchise of waterless carwash
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9 960 $
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Danube Home franchise
Danube Home - furniture & home accessory franchise
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400 000 $
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Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - franchise of healthcare coaching
Investment from
56 000 $
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Al-Mama franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise
Investment from
135 000 $
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JOUR franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise
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336 942 $
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Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - franchise of chicken barbecue
Investment from
175 980 $
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Tucano Coffee franchise
TUCANO COFFEE - franchise of coffee shop
Investment from
84 600 $
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Questoria franchise
Questoria - franchise of organize birthdays, corporate and kids parties
Investment from
3 140 $
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Prive7 Express franchise
Prive7 Express - beauty salons franchise
Investment from
113 000 $
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Kawaii Factory franchise
Kawaii Factory - Franchise of Gifts and Accessories
Investment from
7 600 $
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Snap Fitness franchise
Snap Fitness - 24/7 gym franchise
Investment from
148 771 $
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Sky Zone franchise
Sky Zone - trampoline park franchise
Investment from
1 343 813 $
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JAN-PRO franchise
JAN-PRO - commercial cleaning franchise
Investment from
3 985 $
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Minuteman Press franchise
Minuteman Press - printing franchise
Investment from
64 238 $
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Jazzercise franchise
Jazzercise - dance fitness franchise
Investment from
3 700 $
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