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

  • AMZ Dynasty - Ecommerce Store

    AMZ Dynasty - Ecommerce Store

  • Build My Brand

    Build My Brand

  • AMZ Wholesale

    AMZ Wholesale

  • Mobility Plus

    Mobility Plus

  • Commercial Capital Training Group

    Commercial Capital Training Group

  • SYNERGY HomeCare

    SYNERGY HomeCare

  • Legacy Business Brokers

    Legacy Business Brokers

  • Blue Coast Savings Consultants

    Blue Coast Savings Consultants

  • CarePatrol

    CarePatrol

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.

What are the top reasons for owning your own business?

  1. Be My Own Boss 87.6%
  2. Income Potential 65.5%
  3. Lifestyle Rewards 51.1%
  4. Side Business to Supplement Income 47.4%
  5. Tired of Climbing the Corporate Ladder 34.9%

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 11.45%
  • Business Services 7.1%
  • Home-Based 6.85%
  • Business Opportunities 5.77%
  • Mobile 5.65%
  • Low Cost 5.33%
  • Financial Services 4.63%
  • Veteran's 4.31%
  • Retail 3.83%
  •  3.42%

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.

  • The Franchise Executive

    The Franchise Executive

  • Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe

    Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe

  • The Flying Locksmiths

    The Flying Locksmiths

  • Hometown Kitchen Cabinets

    Hometown Kitchen Cabinets

  • 360 Painting

    360 Painting

  • My Backyard Sports

    My Backyard Sports

  • The Dog Stop

    The Dog Stop

  • Barry's Cheesesteaks

    Barry's Cheesesteaks

  • Walkway Management Group - Floor Safety & Restoration

    Walkway Management Group - Floor Safety & Restoration

  • Lash + Company

    Lash + Company

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