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)

Coffee Nefer franchise
Coffee Nefer - Coffee House Franchise Investment from $12,200
CDEK franchise
CDEK - express delivery courier services franchise Investment from $17,000
Ormado Kaffeehaus franchise
Ormado Kaffeehaus - Coffee Shop Franchise Investment on demand
Etagi franchise
Etagi - Real Estate Franchise Investment from $30,500
SAPSAN franchise
SAPSAN - Intelligence Development School Franchise Investment from $15,000
Verbatoria franchise
Verbatoria - Talents-By-Brainwaves Edutech Service For Children Franchise Investment from $4,990
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 $88,520
Mikel Coffee Company franchise
Mikel Coffee Company - Cafe Franchise Investment on demand
Podsolnuh PRO franchise
Podsolnuh PRO - Kids Center - Child Care Franchise Investment from $26,020
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
Krispy Kreme franchise
Krispy Kreme - doughnuts and coffee store franchise Investment from $275,000
FITTIN franchise
FITTIN - Virtual Fitting Room Service Franchise Investment from $6,340
Veronica's franchise
Veronica's - Agency Franchise Investment from $45,000
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
Coding Giants franchise
Coding Giants - Programming Courses Franchise Investment from $8,400
2Ballet franchise
2Ballet - International Ballet Schools Chain Franchise Investment from $115,000
MOMIZU HOUSE franchise
MOMIZU HOUSE - MOMIZU HOUSE Franchise For Sale – Bakery and Beverages Investment from $66,000
Body Dream franchise
Body Dream - Body Shaping and LPG Massage Studio Franchise Investment from $21,000

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 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.