franchises in The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Franchise opportunities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Popular franchise directions in The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

List of franchises for sale available in The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Etagi franchise
Etagi - Real Estate Franchise Investment from $20,000
Mango Mania franchise
Mango Mania - Cafe Franchise Investment from $76,500
EPL Yakutian Diamonds franchise
EPL Yakutian Diamonds - Fine Jewelry Store Franchise Investment from $15,000
Morendi franchise
Morendi - Car Detailing & Chip Tuning Franchise Investment from $80,800
Abakus Center franchise
Abakus Center - Abakus Center - Child Education Franchise Investment from $5,505
Togas franchise
Togas - Textile Boutique Franchise Investment from $250,000
Gmoji franchise
Gmoji - Mobile App & Business Platform Franchise Investment from $111,000
Verbatoria franchise
Verbatoria - Talent Quotient - Child Care Franchise Investment from $4,990
Altairika franchise
Altairika - virtual encyclopedia franchise Investment from $8,500
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
Rulomatik™ franchise
Rulomatik™ - Vending Machines Franchise Investment from $70,000
PANO Global Sign’service franchise
PANO Global Sign’service - Advertising & Marketing Franchise Investment from $34,000
PITAYA franchise
PITAYA - Thai Street Food Franchise Investment from $233,300
YOKO franchise
YOKO - Fix-Price Retail Franchise Investment from $45,000
Mikel Coffee Company franchise
Mikel Coffee Company - Cafe Franchise Investment from $150,000
C House Italia franchise
C House Italia - Cafe Franchise Investment from $100,000
Travelto franchise
Travelto - Hotel Franchise Investment from $82,590
Podsolnuh PRO franchise
Podsolnuh PRO - Kids Center - Child Care Franchise Investment from $26,020
33 Penguins franchise
33 Penguins - ice-cream parlor franchise Investment from $17,670
KidsDevelop franchise
KidsDevelop - Child Education Franchise Investment from $11,660
LEVITTA franchise
LEVITTA - franchise of instagram store which sells levitating products Investment from $5,000
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BookingCat franchise
BookingCat - pet hotels chain franchise Investment from $4,530
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Attractiveness of the United Arab Emirates for the development of franchise business

The United Arab Emirates is mostly urban; 78% out of 9.47 million people live in the cities. The most populated cities are Dubai (3.13 mln), Abu Dhabi (1.21 mln), Sharjah (1.4 mln), Al Ain (766,936), and Ajman (238,000).

The economy is very strong due to the rich natural resources such as petroleum and natural gas which are exported to many countries. UAE has one of the highest per capita GDP in the world and one of the biggest ($3,081.34) average monthly disposable salary.

Tourism also provides a substantial contribution to the economy. In 2016 UAE attracted 19,131,000 international tourists which brought $18.7 billion to GDP. Dubai is considered the most popular shopping destination in the world. Visitor exports provide approximately $29.9 billion annually.  

Franchise opportunities are facilitated by Free Trade Zones giving a possibility of 100% foreign ownership and absolutely no taxes. Overall franchise business earns $30 billion and is constantly extending.

American brands with a share of over 70% are highly dominant on the market. Other numerous representatives are from Japan, China, Germany, UK, and Italy. There is still a steady flow of requests from both franchisees and franchisors for new franchise brands.

Over 100 different types of franchises are operating in UAE; the most popular franchise sectors include automotive, fast food, convenience stores, retail, fashion, dry cleaning, automotive, restaurant, mail and packing service.

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

Indicators of Emirati Business Market

  • Capital: Abu Dhabi

  • Currency: UAE dirham

  • Education Index (2013): 0.673

  • Official languages: Arabic

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $68,424

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7.33

  • Population: 9.27 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $693.765 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 21

  • Gini: 36

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.840

Franchising articles and ratings in The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Franchising news in The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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2018 Dubai Global Franchise Market Expo
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Franchise Show & Events in the United Arab Emirates

5–6 Nov 2019
2018 Dubai Global Franchise Market Expo

The Global Franchise Market is the official franchising event in Dubai, held under the patronage of Dubai Economy. The 4th edition of The Global Franchise Market will take place on the 5th and 6th of November 2019 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.