Franchise opportunities in France

Attractiveness of France for the development of franchise business

Located in the heart of Europe and having the population of 66 million with 72% living in urban areas, France offers a dynamic franchise market. The capital of the country, Paris, is also the largest city. Other large cities include Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Nice and Strasbourg.

France has one of the strongest and most developed economies of the world. Its leading export industries include machinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, iron and steel, and beverages. The GDP of France is $2,466,472 million and growing. Household net adjusted disposable income per capita is $ 29,759.

France is the absolute leader in franchising on the European market. The French franchising market has a long positive history. The franchising market is represented by over 1,900 franchisors and over 71,000 franchisees with the annual turnover of over $50 billion.

Both local and international franchises are vastly present on the market. The leading franchising sectors include food and fast-food, personal services, automotive and construction. Depending on the nature and significance of the franchise network either direct, multi-unit and master franchise agreements are used. As the case is with all EU member states, the potential franchisor in France should take into consideration both national and EU laws regarding franchising.

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Indicators of French Business Market

  • Capital: Paris

  • Currency: Euro (€)

  • Education Index (2013): 0.816

  • Official languages: French

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $42,314

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7.04

  • Population: 66.9 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $2.833 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 31

  • Gini: 30.1

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.897

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List of franchises for sale in France

Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $130,000
Flip Out franchise
Flip Out - entertainment facility franchise Investment from $1,400,000
Ai LAB franchise
Ai LAB - beauty salon franchise Investment from $150,000
Cone Cream franchise
Cone Cream - modern ice-cream franchise Investment from $6,900
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
FreeFly franchise
FreeFly - franchise of wind tunnel skydiving simulator Investment from $
Gemotest  franchise
Gemotest - laboratory franchise Investment from $12,000
GVIDO Gelato franchise
GVIDO Gelato - ice cream cafe franchise Investment from $70,300
Kawaii Factory franchise
Kawaii Factory - gifts and accessories franchise Investment from $7,600
My Town App franchise
My Town App - mobile applications franchise Investment from $5,000
Magic Lollipops  franchise
Magic Lollipops - franchise of caramel figures Investment from $10,000
Smart Refinery Technologies Group franchise
Smart Refinery Technologies Group - oil refineries franchise Investment from $500,000
Speakus  franchise
Speakus - interpretation delivery platform franchise Investment from $9,000
UKUB franchise
UKUB - speedcubing children`s center franchise Investment from $20,000
Synergy Cryo Space franchise
Synergy Cryo Space - cryo capsules franchise Investment from $51,400
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