Franchise opportunities in South Korea

Popular franchise directions in South Korea

List of franchises for sale available in South Korea

Motorsport franchise
Motorsport - Franchise of racing club Investment from $97,200
Tenacious Techies franchise
Tenacious Techies - full service digital marketing agency franchise Investment from $2,000
PunctureSafe franchise
PunctureSafe - total tyre protection franchise Investment from $1,875
Mikel Coffee Company franchise
Mikel Coffee Company - Cafe Franchise Investment on demand
Verbatoria franchise
Verbatoria - Talents-By-Brainwaves Edutech Service For Children Franchise Investment from $4,990
Choupette franchise
Choupette - kids clothing shop franchise Investment from $46,000
Krispy Kreme franchise
Krispy Kreme - doughnuts and coffee store franchise Investment from $275,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment on demand
Bye Bye Nitz franchise
Bye Bye Nitz - lice treatment center franchise Investment on demand
Orangetheory Fitness franchise
Orangetheory Fitness - fitness centre franchise Investment from $488,405
Smoothie King franchise
Smoothie King - smoothie and juice bar franchise Investment from $269,550
Veronica's franchise
Veronica's - Agency Franchise Investment from $45,000
COLIZEUM franchise
COLIZEUM - Cyber Sport Arenas Franchise Investment from $58,900
GREEN BAR franchise
GREEN BAR - Autonomous City Farms Franchise Investment from $8,168
Coffee Nefer franchise
Coffee Nefer - Coffee House Franchise Investment from $12,200
PANTIKA franchise
PANTIKA - Beauty and Health Laboratory Franchise Investment from $1,062
Baby Brain franchise
Baby Brain - Center for Additional Education Franchise Investment from $11,000
EcoMotive Hygiene franchise
EcoMotive Hygiene - Automotive Products Franchise Investment from $15,000
Cutmann Kids franchise
Cutmann Kids - the First Children's Barbershop Franchise Investment from $17,000
MOMIZU HOUSE franchise
MOMIZU HOUSE - MOMIZU HOUSE Franchise For Sale – Bakery and Beverages Investment from $66,000
R:ED LAB franchise
R:ED LAB - Training Center Franchise Investment from $27,370
Mail Boxes Etc franchise
Mail Boxes Etc - Service Centers Franchise Investment from $83,000
Saber franchise
Saber - the First Men's Hairdressing Salon for Boys Franchise Investment from $17,550
Friendly English  franchise
Friendly English - English Language Studio Franchise Investment from $4,700

Attractiveness of South Korea for the development of franchise business

The Republic of Korea is located in Eastern Asia. The population of the country is 51.25 million and 83.2% of people live in the urban area. The annual household net-adjusted disposable income is $19,372.

The country with a GDP of more than 1.6 trillion ranks the fourth in Asia and the eleventh in the world in terms of economic development, what makes it a tempting target for foreign investors.

South Korean franchise industry has a constructive impact on the development of the country economy. Franchise businesses contribute 7.8% of the GDP and employ 1,240,000 people. The majority of franchise companies are established in the largest cities of the country such as Seoul (10 mln), Busan (3.6 mln), Daegu (2.4 mln), Incheon (2.8 mln), and Gwangju (1.5 mln).

The franchise market is overloaded with food services. Thus Korea Franchise Association has a great concern about the enormous number of fast food startups; as they can cause high consumer overspending. Food service industry comprises 67% of the whole market.

There seem to be a lot of good opportunities available in the service industry (only 20% of the market), and retail and wholesaling businesses (13%).

300 different business types have been operating in the country providing a wide variety of franchise activities to choose from. The initial fee for starting a franchise can be very little, just $2,000.

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

Indicators of South Korean Business Market

  • Capital: Seoul

  • Currency: South Korean won (₩)

  • Education Index (2013): 0.865

  • Official languages: Korean, Korean Sign Language

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $39,446

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7.25

  • Population: 51.046 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $2.029 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 4

  • Gini: 29.5

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.901

Franchising news in South Korea

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The 52nd International Franchise Expo in South Korea
The 52nd International Franchise Expo in South Korea
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MK Start-Up and Franchise National Trade Fair in South Korea
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Seoul International Franchise Expo in March
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