Franchise opportunities in Switzerland

Attractiveness of Switzerland for the development of franchise business

Switzerland is a country with one of the most prosperous and stable economies in the world. The population of Switzerland is about 8 million, 74% of people live in urban areas. The capital of the country is Bern (about 123,000 citizens), and other major cities include Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne. Switzerland has four official languages, what reflects the cultural and ethnic diversity of the country. This multiculturalism also creates opportunities for franchisors as it may serve as an opening to the wider market of Italy, Germany, Austria and Italy.

The economic development of Switzerland is influenced by its neutral status, and can now boast one of the highest per capita GDP in the world (over 75,500 USD) and household net adjusted disposable income of 35,952USD a year. The Swiss GDP is about 370 billion USD. The leading exporting products include machinery, chemicals, metals, watches and agricultural products.

Franchising market is now developing actively in Switzerland. This includes the launch of national franchise businesses as well as foreign franchisors entering the Swiss market. A wide variety of franchise opportunities both local and international are available. The Swiss franchise market is small, closed, but profitable. Browse franchise List in Switzerland

Indicators of Business Market in Switzerland

  • Capital: Bern

  • Currency: Swiss franc

  • Education Index (2013): 0.844

  • Official languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $61,014

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 8.22

  • Population: 8.372 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $514 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 33

  • Gini: 29.5

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.939

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List of franchises for sale in Switzerland

SmartyKids  franchise
SmartyKids - mental arithmetic school franchise Investment from $10,500
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
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - Ramen shop franchise Investment from $45,000
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $65,000
Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise Investment from $45,000
Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $336,942
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
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
Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - chicken barbecue franchise Investment from $175,980
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