What kinds of businesses are most interesting to buyers now?
Using data from millions of business buyers, we use the tools of data science to spot trends in the growth of small businesses that might spark your interest.
These franchises have received the most inquiries among thousands of prospective buyers in the last month.
Commercial Capital Training Group
Your CBD Store
Ace Hardware Corporation
MyShape Med Spa and Aesthetics - Medical Spa Equipment
The UPS Store
These concepts have shown the most growth in inquiries in the last 90 days compared to the same period last year.
Fit Body Boot Camp
Home Cleaning Centers of America
Sharkey's Cuts for Kids
Cyclebar&'reg' Premium Indoor Cycling
- Be My Own Boss 89.5%
- Income Potential 71.6%
- Lifestyle Rewards 54.7%
- Side Business to Supplement Income 49%
- Tired of Climbing the Corporate Ladder 36.1%
Business Buyer Motivations
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In a monthly survey, 66.4% of prospects for business or franchise ownership in June either agreed or strongly agreed with the statement "now is a good time to start a business."
Small Business Startup Sentiment IndexTM (SSI) Shows Increasing Confidence
|Funding or access to credit||68.5%||66.7%|
|Tax law changes||12.4%||5.7%|
Funding remains the biggest barrier to startup.
Most Active Franchise Categories
These categories of businesses have received the most inquiries in the last 90 days compared to the same period one year ago.
- Business Services 16.91%
- Home Services 15.74%
- Financial Services 11.08%
- Cleaning 8.1%
- Healthcare & Senior Care 8.05%
- Food & Restaurant 6.39%
- Retail 4.39%
- Health & Fitness 3.87%
- Automotive 3.81%
- Computers & Internet 3.69%
These categories of businesses have received the greatest increase in inquiries in the recent 30 days compared to the same period last year.