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.

  • Commercial Capital Training Group

    Commercial Capital Training Group

  • Your CBD Store

    Your CBD Store

  • Healthy YOU Vending

    Healthy YOU Vending

  • Baker Group Merger &' Acquisitions Consultants

    Baker Group Merger &' Acquisitions Consultants

  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit

    Dickey's Barbecue Pit

  • Mobility Plus

    Mobility Plus

  • PostalAnnex+

    PostalAnnex+

  • Allstate Insurance

    Allstate Insurance

  • Solar Grids

    Solar Grids

  • 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.

  • Mr. Rooter

    Mr. Rooter

  • Grease Monkey

    Grease Monkey

  • PJ's Coffee of New Orleans

    PJ's Coffee of New Orleans

  • ConDecor Superstore

    ConDecor Superstore

  • Mad Science

    Mad Science

  • Row House

    Row House

  • GoliathTech

    GoliathTech

  • Quick Mobile Repair

    Quick Mobile Repair

  • Turnkey Ecom Store

    Turnkey Ecom Store

  • AdvantaClean

    AdvantaClean

What are the top reasons for owning your own business?

  1. Be My Own Boss 89.6%
  2. Income Potential 68.3%
  3. Lifestyle Rewards 54.2%
  4. Side Business to Supplement Income 48.9%
  5. Tired of Climbing the Corporate Ladder 35.1%

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 15.45%
  • Business Services 13.08%
  • Financial Services 11.19%
  • Healthcare & Senior Care 8.8%
  • Food & Restaurant 6.49%
  • Cleaning 6.1%
  • Computers & Internet 5.15%
  • Vending Machine 3.8%
  • Health & Fitness 3.71%
  • Retail 3.61%

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.

  • Homewatch CareGivers

    Homewatch CareGivers

  • Crushr - Mobile Trash Compacting

    Crushr - Mobile Trash Compacting

  • Weed Man USA - Lawn Care

    Weed Man USA - Lawn Care

  • Factory Direct Mattress

    Factory Direct Mattress

  • Unishippers

    Unishippers

  • Gideon Math &' Reading

    Gideon Math &' Reading

  • AdvantaClean

    AdvantaClean

  • Phenix Salon Suites

    Phenix Salon Suites

  • Pearle Vision EyeCare Center

    Pearle Vision EyeCare Center

  • Residual Empires

    Residual Empires

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