Franchise opportunities in Sweden

Attractiveness of Sweden for the development of franchise business

Ample opportunities for running a business in Sweden are determined by its solid economy, good Global Peace Index and rather high standard of living. The household net adjusted disposable income per capita is $28,859 a year.

Hence, over 750 international and domestic franchise chains and over 30,000 franchisees are successfully operating their businesses in the country.The whole franchise industry employs 125,000 people and has sales of SEK 227 billion (2014) which is 6% of Swedish GDP.

Swedish franchise market is divided into many segments, about half of it belongs to retail industry, other popular sectors are restaurants and consulting services. Many international companies from the USA, Ireland, Finland, Germany, Spain, etc. have their outlets in the country. Still, there is a demand for new brands and services in the biggest cities of Sweden such as Gothenburg, Malmo and especially Stockholm.

There are several franchise laws in the country but they are very general and don`t constrain any franchise activities. However, there is stiff competition on the market. Therefore, if franchise owners are willing to enter the market, they have to offer an interesting product mix, competitive prices and new marketing approaches.

Franchise entry fee is absolutely different, for instance, one must pay SEK 145-300.000 to establish a cafe business and SEK 700 000 for opening a restaurant.


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Indicators of Business Market in Sweden

  • Capital: Stockholm

  • Currency: Swedish krona

  • Education Index (2013): 0.830

  • Official languages: Swedish

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $49,678

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 8.02

  • Population: 9.903 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $498.130 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 10

  • Gini: 25.4

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.913

Popular franchise directions in Sweden

List of franchises for sale in Sweden

Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $336,942
Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $130,000
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
al Mamà Bistrot franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise Investment from $135,000
Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - healthcare coaching franchise Investment from $56,000
Danube Home franchise
Danube Home - furniture & home accessory franchise Investment from $400,000
BookingCat franchise
BookingCat - pet hotels chain franchise Investment from $33,200
Smart Refinery Technologies Group franchise
Smart Refinery Technologies Group - oil refineries franchise Investment from $500,000
DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - waterless carwash franchise Investment from $9,960
KIO DA franchise
KIO DA - retail shops chain franchise Investment from $139,000
Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - family entertainment centers franchise Investment from $629,674
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