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.

  • Time To Eat Delivery

    Time To Eat Delivery

  • Healthy YOU Vending

    Healthy YOU Vending

  • Turnkey Ecom Store

    Turnkey Ecom Store

  • System Centric

    System Centric

  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit

    Dickey's Barbecue Pit

  • Commercial Capital Training Group

    Commercial Capital Training Group

  • PostalAnnex+

    PostalAnnex+

  • Solar Grids

    Solar Grids

  • Legacy Business Brokers

    Legacy Business Brokers

  • Minuteman Press

    Minuteman Press

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.

  • College Hunks

    College Hunks

  • Techie Factory - Building Powerful Minds

    Techie Factory - Building Powerful Minds

  • StretchMed - Assisted Stretching

    StretchMed - Assisted Stretching

  • Kitchen Wise - Cabinet, Pantry, & Bathroom Organization

    Kitchen Wise - Cabinet, Pantry, & Bathroom Organization

  • Maid Right

    Maid Right

  • Grease Monkey

    Grease Monkey

  • Turnkey Ecom Store

    Turnkey Ecom Store

  • The Original Hot Dog Factory

    The Original Hot Dog Factory

  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit

    Dickey's Barbecue Pit

  • Kitchen Tune-Up

    Kitchen Tune-Up

What are the top reasons for owning your own business?

  1. Be My Own Boss 88.9%
  2. Income Potential 71.2%
  3. Lifestyle Rewards 55.2%
  4. Side Business to Supplement Income 49%
  5. Tired of Climbing the Corporate Ladder 36.4%

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 12.86%
  • Business Services 11.24%
  • Financial Services 8.59%
  • Food & Restaurant 8.06%
  • Healthcare & Senior Care 6.64%
  • Cleaning 5.74%
  • Retail 4.78%
  • Computers & Internet 4.08%
  • Health & Fitness 3.64%
  • Vending Machine 3.46%

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.

  • Farmers AL, TN, NE, IA, SD, ND, OH, PA, IN, WI, NJ, GA, FL, NY, VA & M

    Farmers AL, TN, NE, IA, SD, ND, OH, PA, IN, WI, NJ, GA, FL, NY, VA & M

  • Commercial Capital Training Group

    Commercial Capital Training Group

  • Turo Automation

    Turo Automation

  • Advantage Refreshments

    Advantage Refreshments

  • Hello Garage

    Hello Garage

  • LazyDaze CoffeeShop and Plant/CBD Dispensary

    LazyDaze CoffeeShop and Plant/CBD Dispensary

  • Safari Kid

    Safari Kid

  • Woofie's Pet Care

    Woofie's Pet Care

  • Door Renew

    Door Renew

  • Chino-Mex

    Chino-Mex

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