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Franchise opportunities in the United Arab Emirates

Popular franchise directions in The United Arab Emirates

List of franchises for sale available in The United Arab Emirates

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Gemotest  franchise
Gemotest - laboratory franchise Investment from $ 12,000
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Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise Investment from $ 322,850
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Questoria franchise
Questoria - organize birthdays franchise Investment from $ 3,140
Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $ 336,942
Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - family entertainment centers franchise Investment from $ 629,674
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment on demand
Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $ 130,000
Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise Investment from $ 45,000
Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - healthcare coaching franchise Investment from $ 56,000
al Mamà Bistrot franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise Investment from $ 135,000
Synergy Cryo Space franchise
Synergy Cryo Space - cryo capsules franchise Investment from $ 51,400
Pravilnaya Kosmetika franchise
Pravilnaya Kosmetika - natural cosmetics franchise Investment from $ 1,320
trueVRsystems franchise
trueVRsystems - virtual reality entertainment centre franchise Investment from $ 300,000
Krispy Kreme franchise
Krispy Kreme - doughnuts and coffee store franchise Investment from $ 275,000
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $ 65,000
Tea Valley 茶食坊 franchise
Tea Valley 茶食坊 - restaurant franchise Investment on demand
My Town App franchise
My Town App - mobile applications franchise Investment from $ 5,000
Ai LAB franchise
Ai LAB - beauty salon franchise Investment from $ 150,000
Danube Home franchise
Danube Home - furniture & home accessory franchise Investment from $ 400,000
KIO DA franchise
KIO DA - retail shops chain franchise Investment from $ 139,000
Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - chicken barbecue franchise Investment from $ 175,980
TUCANO COFFEE franchise
TUCANO COFFEE - coffee shop franchise Investment from $ 84,600
Russian Ballet franchise
Russian Ballet - choreographic schools franchise Investment from $ 7,500
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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

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Franchising news in The United Arab Emirates

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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.