Franchise opportunities in Italy

Attractiveness of Italy for the development of franchise business

The Italian Republic has a population of about 61.5 million of which 68% are urban dwellers. Rome is the largest city (over 2.3 million) and the capital of the country. The other largest cities include Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Catania and Bari.

In terms of economy, the country is strongly divided, the north being more developed than the south. Key exports of the country are engineering products, chemicals, transport equipment, textile and clothing as well as food, beverages and tobacco. Due to its rich history, Italy has a large stream of tourists. Italy’s GDP is about $1.8 trillion and the household net adjusted disposable income per capita is $25,004.

The franchising market is the fourth largest one in Europe. The annual turnover from franchising activities is about $26 billion. Over 1,000 franchising companies are present on the Italian market. Looking at the origin of the franchising businesses that operate on the territory of Italy, about 10% of these are foreign franchisors and the remaining 90% are national companies.

Italy also has a rather unique culture and the ingrained entrepreneurial spirit, thus creating a wide range of opportunities for potential franchisors and franchisees in the country.

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Indicators of Italian Business Market

  • Capital: Rome

  • Currency: Euro (€)

  • Education Index (2013): 0.790

  • Official languages: Italian

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $36,833

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7.21

  • Population: 61.26 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $2.234 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 46

  • Gini: 32.4

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.887

List of franchises for sale in Italy

SmartyKids franchise
SmartyKids - mental arithmetic school franchise
Investment from
10 500 $
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UKUB franchise
UKUB - franchise of speedcubing children`s center
Investment from
20 000 $
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GVIDO Gelato franchise
GVIDO Gelato - franchise of ice cream cafe
Investment from
70 300 $
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Smart Refinery Technologies Group - franchise of oil refineries
Investment from
500 000 $
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My Town franchise
My Town App - franchise of mobile applications for cities
Investment from
5 000 $
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RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - franchise of Ramen shop
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45 000 $
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Claustrophobia franchise
Claustrophobia - real-life quests franchise
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37 500 $
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Gemotest Laboratory franchise
Gemotest - franchise of laboratory
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12 000 $
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9rounds franchise
9ROUND - franchise of kickbox fitness centers
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Choupette franchise
Choupette - kids clothing shop franchise
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46 000 $
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Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise
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322 850 $
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 Business Network International Global franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise
Investment from
65 000 $
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Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise
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45 000 $
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Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - franchise of family entertainment centers
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629 674 $
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KIO DA franchise
KIO DA - franchise of retail shops chain
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139 000 $
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DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - franchise of waterless carwash
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9 960 $
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Danube Home franchise
Danube Home - furniture & home accessory franchise
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400 000 $
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Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - franchise of healthcare coaching
Investment from
56 000 $
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Al-Mama franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise
Investment from
135 000 $
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JOUR franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise
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336 942 $
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Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - franchise of chicken barbecue
Investment from
175 980 $
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Tucano Coffee franchise
TUCANO COFFEE - franchise of coffee shop
Investment from
84 600 $
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Questoria franchise
Questoria - franchise of organize birthdays, corporate and kids parties
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3 140 $
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Prive7 Express franchise
Prive7 Express - beauty salons franchise
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113 000 $
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Kawaii Factory franchise
Kawaii Factory - Franchise of Gifts and Accessories
Investment from
7 600 $
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Snap Fitness franchise
Snap Fitness - 24/7 gym franchise
Investment from
148 771 $
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Sky Zone franchise
Sky Zone - trampoline park franchise
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1 343 813 $
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JAN-PRO franchise
JAN-PRO - commercial cleaning franchise
Investment from
3 985 $
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Minuteman Press franchise
Minuteman Press - printing franchise
Investment from
64 238 $
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Jazzercise franchise
Jazzercise - dance fitness franchise
Investment from
3 700 $
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