Franchise opportunities in Germany

Attractiveness of Germany for the development of franchise business

Germany is a country with the highest population in Europe. The most populated cities are Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Frankfurt. The average income per capita is $31,925 a year which exceeds OECD average of $29,016 a year.

All franchising businesses in Germany bring over €99.2 billion into the economy of the country every year. More than 750,000 employees are working for 150,000 franchise companies.

Three quarters of the workforce in the country have graduated from University or finished vocational school. It ensures the opportunity for franchisors and franchisees to find educated and qualified staff.

1100 different types of German franchises include leisure, business services, real estate, retail companies, hospitality and others. Having occupied nearly half of all the franchise market, service industry is still available for new franchisors. Surveys show that the demand for elderly home care services is constantly growing.

According to German laws, foreign entrepreneurs have absolutely the same opportunities as German ones to start any franchise business in the country. Therefore, many international brands from the USA, UK, Denmark, Australia and other countries are successfully operating in Germany


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Indicators of German Business Market

  • Capital: Berlin

  • Currency: Euro (€)

  • Education Index (2013): 0.884

  • Official languages: German

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $50,206

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7.38

  • Population: 82.67 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $4.150 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 20

  • Gini: 30.7

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.926

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List of franchises for sale in Germany

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
UKUB franchise
UKUB - speedcubing children`s center franchise Investment from $20,000
Peroni franchise
Peroni - #1 honey franchise Investment from $1,150
Papa John's Pizza franchise
Papa John's Pizza - restaurants franchise Investment from $130,120
Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $130,000
Ai LAB franchise
Ai LAB - beauty salon franchise Investment from $150,000
Speakus  franchise
Speakus - interpretation delivery platform franchise Investment from $9,000
Synergy Cryo Space franchise
Synergy Cryo Space - cryo capsules franchise Investment from $51,400
Tea Valley 茶食坊 franchise
Tea Valley 茶食坊 - restaurant franchise Investment from $
Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise Investment from $322,850
RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - Ramen shop franchise Investment from $45,000
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $65,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise Investment from $45,000
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