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.

 

Most Active Franchises

These franchises have received the most inquiries among thousands of prospective buyers in the last month.

  • Healthy YOU Vending

    Healthy YOU Vending

  • Time To Eat Delivery

    Time To Eat Delivery

  • System Centric

    System Centric

  • Commercial Capital Training Group

    Commercial Capital Training Group

  • Solar Grids

    Solar Grids

  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit

    Dickey's Barbecue Pit

  • Sure Step

    Sure Step

  • Legacy Business Brokers

    Legacy Business Brokers

  • Mobility Plus

    Mobility Plus

  • SYNERGY HomeCare

    SYNERGY HomeCare

Biggest Gainers in Franchise Interest

These concepts have shown the most growth in inquiries in the last 90 days compared to the same period last year.

  • StretchMed

    StretchMed

  • Time To Eat Delivery

    Time To Eat Delivery

  • Gotcha Covered

    Gotcha Covered

  • StretchLab

    StretchLab

  • Tutor Doctor

    Tutor Doctor

  • BrightStar Care

    BrightStar Care

  • Turf Distributors

    Turf Distributors

  • Concrete Craft

    Concrete Craft

  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit

    Dickey's Barbecue Pit

  • HOODZ - Kitchen Exhaust & Oven Cleaning

    HOODZ - Kitchen Exhaust & Oven Cleaning

What are the top reasons for owning your own business?

  1. Be My Own Boss 88.4%
  2. Income Potential 67.6%
  3. Lifestyle Rewards 51.3%
  4. Side Business to Supplement Income 49.8%
  5. Tired of Climbing the Corporate Ladder 37.1%

Business Buyer Motivations

What are YOUR motivations for wanting to own your own business?

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Is this a good time to start or buy a business?

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."

Is this a good time to start or buy a business?

Small Business Startup Sentiment IndexTM (SSI) Shows Increasing Confidence

Which of these factors will have the biggest impact in the next six months on your decision to start a business?

January February
Funding or access to credit 68.5% 66.7%
Economic climate 31.5% 24.1%
Other (misc.) 10.1% 16.1%
Regulatory changes 10.1% 11.5%
Stock market 7.9% 11.5%
Political changes 9.0% 9.2%
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.

  • Home Services 12.26%
  • Business Services 11.32%
  • Financial Services 9.53%
  • Food & Restaurant 8.53%
  • Healthcare & Senior Care 6.38%
  • Cleaning 5.67%
  • Retail 4.33%
  • Vending Machine 4.08%
  • Computers & Internet 3.82%
  • Health & Fitness 3.27%

Biggest Franchise Category Gainers

These categories of businesses have received the greatest increase in inquiries in the recent 30 days compared to the same period last year.

Recently Added Franchise Listings

These franchises have become active only recently in our network.

  • Servpro Cleanup & Restoration

    Servpro Cleanup & Restoration

  • 9Round Fitness

    9Round Fitness

  • IRIS Environmental Laboratories

    IRIS Environmental Laboratories

  • HouseMaster

    HouseMaster

  • PR LIFE Medical

    PR LIFE Medical

  • WOW 1 DAY PAINTING

    WOW 1 DAY PAINTING

  • Place My Business

    Place My Business

  • Oasis Senior Advisors

    Oasis Senior Advisors

  • Skedaddle

    Skedaddle

  • Sir Grout

    Sir Grout

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