Franchise opportunities in Austria

Attractiveness of Austria for the development of franchise business

Austria with a population of 8.75 million is considered to be one of the world's richest countries. The average household net-adjusted disposable income per capita USD 32 544 a year is quite higher than the OECD average of USD 30 563.

More than 20% of all Austrians live in the capital, Vienna, which also attracts 14 million tourists a year. The citizens and tourists make up a huge consumer market which creates many opportunities for franchise companies.

More than 50% of the franchise businesses operating in the country are of local origin. If one wants to start a franchise business in Austria, they should have a successful business model that has already been approved in other European countries or in other countries around the world. The main foreign franchise players which influence Austrian franchising economy are Germany with 29% of franchises, EU (excluding Austria and Germany) with 11% of franchises, and the United States with 6% of all franchises in the country.

Main American companies, such as Coca-Cola, Eli Lilly, Hewlett-Packard, and McDonald’s, have built their network in Eastern Europe with Vienna as the operational center. Compared to other European countries Austria has a favorable taxation system and a flexible labor market.

According to Austria’s national franchising association, the country hosts 9,760 franchisees of 436 franchise concepts contributing EUR 8,8 billion net value annually to the economy of the country.

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

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Indicators of Austrian Business Market

  • Capital: Vienna

  • Currency: Euro (€)

  • Education Index (2013): 0,82

  • Official languages: German

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $51,936

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7,73

  • Population: 8,82 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $461,432 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 22

  • Gini: 27,6

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0,893

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List of franchises for sale available in Austria

Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $130,000
TONUS-CLUB franchise
TONUS-CLUB - women only health clubs chain franchise Investment from $18,000
BB-Center franchise
BB-Center - Bitcoin & Blockchain Center Franchise Investment from $25,000
Cleanbros franchise
Cleanbros - cleaning сompany franchise Investment from $16,200
FIDEL franchise
FIDEL - barbershop franchise Investment from $15,000
MINIBOSS franchise
MINIBOSS - business school franchise Investment from $2,820
ARENA SPACE franchise
ARENA SPACE - virtual reality amusement park franchise Investment from $26,800
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
Burger Club franchise
Burger Club - fast food restaurant franchise Investment from $42,420
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $65,000
Shokoladnitsa franchise
Shokoladnitsa - coffee houses franchise Investment from $50,000
Krispy Kreme franchise
Krispy Kreme - doughnuts and coffee store franchise Investment from $275,000
Coffee Like franchise
Coffee Like - coffee-to-go franchise Investment from $14,000
Speakus  franchise
Speakus - interpretation delivery platform franchise Investment from $9,000
UKUB franchise
UKUB - speedcubing children`s center franchise Investment from $20,000
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