The 50 Most Popular Franchises Of 2018 - Our Most Popular Franchises

Based on the number of inquiries each of these franchise and business opportunities received, we have compiled this list of the 50 most popular franchises and business opportunities for sale. The economy is thriving in 2018. The environment is right for new business ownership and perhaps this list will inspire you to look into owning your own business in 2018! Have fun browsing the list of the most popular franchises of the year on Franchise Opportunities Network. We started with the initial list of the Top 50 franchises but decided to also include the honorable mentions – the next 25 most popular. ** See Footnote


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1

My Business Venture

$3,995.00 Computer & Internet Franchises
My Business Venture gives you the ability to start an online business from the comfort of your home, featuring over 15,000 top selling produ...
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2

Hotel Key Kaddy

$18,900.00 Business Services Franchises
Our groundbreaking patented product has enabled our present dealers to earn more in 1 month than most people earn in 1 year. We have zero co...
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3

Healthy YOU Vending

$30,000.00 Vending Franchises
Join the healthy vending revolution with HealthyYOU Vending! Since 1999 we have helped thousands of operators position themselves in their ...
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4

Real Estate Sales LLC - Flip Cheap Houses

$20,000.00 Financial Franchises
ATTENTION: Due to the demand this is only for QUALIFIED candidates that can start immediately and have $20,000 Liquid Capital! Make over $20...
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5

Hang Up Garment Covers

$17,900.00 Advertising Franchises
The most amazing business opportunity in the history of everything. No franchise fees, no royalties, no competition. Being 1st to market in ...
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6

American Business Systems, LLC

$26,990.00 Financial Franchises
American Business Systems has been America's Leader in Medical Billing with Unparalleled Training, and Support for over 20 years. $100k Pot...
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7

ClaimTek Systems

$20,000.00 Financial Franchises
Start a Medical & Dental Billing and Practice Management Business – Work from anywhere, part-time or full-time, flexible schedule, huge prof...
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8

Commercial Capital Training Group

$20,000.00 Financial Franchises
Own your own commercial finance business! As a full service commercial finance company, you can provide business loans from $5,000 to over $...
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9

Cruise Planners/American Express

$10,495.00 Travel Franchises
Cruise Planners, an American Express Representative, home-based business model is one of the largest, privately owned, nationally recognized...
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10

HomeVestors of America

$70,000.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
"We Buy Ugly Houses" is known to most everyone. Franchising since 1996, Homevestors specializes in purchasing houses that are undervalued an...
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11

e² Young Engineers

$39,000.00 Child Related Franchises
This enrichment business franchise provides education and tutoring services to children and families, utilizing proprietary STEM curriculums...
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12

Social Owl

$149.00 Computer & Internet Franchises
Social Owl's turn-key program gives anyone the ability to make it big with social media. You set your own plans and pricing and keep 100% o...
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13

Home Helpers Home Care

$44,900.00 Senior Care Franchises
Come grow with us with a Spirit of Innovation. Home Helpers, selected as 2018’s Best in Home Care by Home Care Pulse, AGAIN!
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14

Slip Doctors

$13,500.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
SlipDoctors has developed several methods for improving traction on tiles, stone, porcelain, concrete and most other surfaces commonly found...
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15

Eazi-Apps

$9,995.00 Computer & Internet Franchises
You can generate a serious income from building mobile apps for businesses. Publishing just 4 applications can generate a 100% return on you...
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16

Coverall

$4,000.00 Cleaning Franchises
Coverall is a leading franchised brand in the commercial cleaning industry and one of the most respected franchisors of professional office ...
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17

Healthier4U Vending

$20,000.00 Food Franchises
At Healthier 4U Vending we Provide you with the healthy vending business plan, the training and the locations, teaching you to profit in Hea...
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18

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

$99,999.00 Food Franchises
Join the largest barbecue chain in America! With over 550 locations in 47 states, our smokin’ hot franchise has been treating guests to grea...
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19

Speaking Roses

$12,995.00 Retail Franchises
Bring a ground-breaking new concept to your market with Speaking Roses, the revolutionary way to send greetings for almost any occasion.
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20

Challenge Island Programs for Kids

$30,000.00 Child Related Franchises
Challenge Island is a red hot and one of a kind educational enrichment business on the cutting edge of S.T.E.A.M Education (Science, Technol...
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21

Mattress By Appointment

$15,000.00 Retail Franchises
Earn potentially $75,000 to $150,000 per year working 25-35 hours per week with a Mattress By Appointment Franchise. Our owner/operators set...
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22

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

$80,000.00 Food Franchises
One of the fastest growing restaurant chains in America, Jimmy John’s has been making fresh, fast, tasty sandwiches since 1983. Homemade bre...
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23

Caring Transitions

$40,000.00 Senior Care Franchises
Caring Transitions provides peace of mind for seniors and their families by making relocation a seamless, personal experience. This recessio...
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24

The UPS Store

$60,000.00 Printing, Copying, Shipping, Signs Franchises
With 35+ years of franchising experience, The UPS Store has helped thousands of people open franchises and become their own boss. We have o...
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25

N-Compass TV

$35,000.00 Advertising Franchises
Our proven model working successfully across the US and beyond is: Building Residual Income - A Business In A Box - Advertising and Marketin...
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26

Divine Explorations Oil and Gas Investors

$50,000.00 Green Franchises
With production booming, and the U.S. becoming the the world’s top oil producer, now is an exciting time for oil and gas investing. Divine E...
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27

Allstate Insurance Company

$100,000.00 Financial Franchises
Do you want to be your own boss? Earn what you’re really worth? Make a difference in the community? It takes a special kind of person to bec...
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28

SUBWAY®

$100,000.00 Food Franchises
When you own a SUBWAY® restaurant, you're part of the world's largest restaurant chain and one of the most recognized brands and you'll get ...
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29

InstaHealthy

$60,000.00 Food Franchises
Schools, hospitals, YMCAs, and many other facilities need healthier alternatives (organic, vegan, gluten-free, and more!) provided via a hea...
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30

The Hood Guyz

$19,000.00 Cleaning Franchises
If you're looking for a cleaning franchise that provides a service which companies need in good economic times or bad, then explore this Com...
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31

Pro Image Sports

$75,000.00 Retail Franchises
Pro Image Sports is the sports fan’s dream come true. As the largest franchise of sports fan stores in the world, Pro Image Sports is the d...
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32

SMS Masterminds

$34,900.00 Computer & Internet Franchises
You will generate residual income by using text message marketing & digital services. People everywhere are glued to their mobile phones. P...
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33

Inspect-It 1st Property Inspection

$30,000.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
Buyers, sellers, realtors, investors and others are choosing to "Inspect-It 1st" when they want the best property inspection service. Our i...
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34

Firehouse Subs

$50,000.00 Food Franchises
As a leader in the fast casual sandwich industry, the demand for our uniquely-prepared Specialty Subs is blazing a trail across the country,...
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35

Garage Experts

$30,000.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
Join Garage Experts' growing industry of garage makeover experts! Garage Experts® offers a turn-key business opportunity for those entrepre...
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36

Blue Coast Savings Consultants

$20,000.00 Financial Franchises
Part time consulting with full time results! Pre-Set, Face-to- Face Appointments Provided! Work from home, providing the largest portfolio o...
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37

Dollar Store Services

$50,000.00 Retail Franchises
Dollar Store Services is USA's largest developer of Dollar & Dollar Plus Stores. Dollar Stores constitute a growing phenomenon - businesses...
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38

Preppy Pet

$19,900.00 Pet Franchises
If you love animals - especially dogs - running a Preppy Pet with Doggie Daycare, Pet Boarding and Grooming could be the passion that takes ...
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39

Space Walk Bounce Houses

$5,000.00 Child Related Franchises
We are now recruiting for our 2018 Training Classes! This is an at home based business that you can run full or part-time! Contact us now &...
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40

Brusters Real Ice Cream

$85,000.00 Food Franchises
At Bruster's our simple retail model distinguishes us from the other franchises by focusing on serving ice cream and related products filled...
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41

Pillar To Post

$30,000.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
With over 400 locations spread across 43 states and 9 provinces, Pillar To Post is the leading home inspection franchise in North America. ...
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42

Own a National Lending and Financial Services Business

$19,000.00 Financial Franchises
Serious Inquiries Only: We are only accepting individuals who must have the minimum capital investment of $20,000 and are ready to get start...
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43

Concrete Technology, Inc.

$20,000.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
Concrete Technology is part of the multi-billion dollar industry of concrete restoration and beautification. We are dedicated to training y...
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44

Fresh Coat

$45,000.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
Fresh Coat is North America’s leading high-volume interior painting company. Be the boss - don’t paint! Build an organization in an indust...
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45

ComForCare Home Care

$75,000.00 Senior Care Franchises
ComForCare is a highly respected home care company whose brand is synonymous with Quality Care. Our clients love working with us because we...
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46

Double Crown Coffee

$19,500.00 Food Franchises
We supply you with the most innovative coffee vending machines on the market. The smart, versatile design makes it easy to add to any office...
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47

F45 Training

$60,000.00 Health & Fitness Franchises
F45 is the training system changing lives around the globe. Born in Australia, this phenomenal system is now spreading globally like wildfir...
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48

Marceco - Cell Phone Retailer

$40,000.00 Retail Franchises
Marceco provides its Select Retailers with the highest quality smartphones and handsets, backed with competitively priced plans on Boost Mob...
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49

BrightStar Care

$100,000.00 Senior Care Franchises
BrightStar sets itself apart by offering the full continuum of home care services with FIVE revenue streams: Companion Care, Personal Care, ...
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50

Huddle House, Inc.

$200,000.00 Food Franchises
Does your community need a gathering place, where customers can have all-day breakfast, lunch or dinner served with Southern hospitality? If...
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Honorable mentions - the next 25 most popular

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1

My Gym Children's Fitness Center

$60,000.00 Child Related Franchises
My Gym Children's Fitness Center has responded to the demand in the marketplace by creating the most innovative program in the children's ed...
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2

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

$50,000.00 Food Franchises
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has become known for its amazing selection of gourmet chocolates, caramel apples and fudge. We are the larg...
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3

Sports Thread

$25,000.00 Advertising Franchises
Sports Thread is offering the opportunity to represent over 1 million dollars of social media sports technology with low overhead and massiv...
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4

The Simple Greek

$200,000.00 Food Franchises
The Simple Greek is a restaurant concept that serves authentic recipes straight from Ancient Greece with fresh, premium ingredients in an op...
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5

Signarama

$50,000.00 Printing, Copying, Shipping, Signs Franchises
Signarama is the world's largest sign franchise, with over 800 locations in 50 countries. We utilize the latest in computerized sign making ...
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6

Home Instead Senior Care

$55,000.00 Senior Care Franchises
Home Instead is enhancing the lives of aging adults and their families by providing in-home, compassionate care for seniors. Our franchise ...
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7

Openworks Commercial Cleaning

$15,200.00 Cleaning Franchises
OpenWorks is a full-service commercial cleaning company that excels and thrives on the spirit of entrepreneurship supported by strong manage...
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8

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies

$75,000.00 Food Franchises
Break free from the corporate world and have fun living the flip flop lifestyle! Serve the finest Hawaiian coffees and smoothies when and wh...
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9

SuperGreen Solutions

$50,000.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
SuperGreen Solutions is a leading franchise in commercial energy efficient solutions, making us truly a 'one stop energy efficient solution ...
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10

Victory Lane Quick Oil Change

$50,000.00 Auto Franchises
Victory Lane Quick Oil Change is your entrance into a rock-solid industry with exploding consumer demand. Running your own Victory Lane Quic...
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11

Expedia CruiseShipCenters Franchise

$100,000.00 Travel Franchises
Expedia CruiseShipCenters is North America's largest retail travel agency franchise and a leading seller of cruise travel. Build equity and ...
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12

Club Pilates

$75,000.00 Health & Fitness Franchises
Ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2018 Franchise 500, Club Pilates is the fastest growing and largest network of group pilates worldwide. Le...
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13

Blimpie Subs®

$75,000.00 Food Franchises
Blimpie Makes Bigger and Better Subs - Blimpie is one of the largest sub sandwich franchises in America. Quality, fresh-sliced meats and che...
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14

Daylight Donuts

$100,000.00 Food Franchises
Donuts are one of the most profitable food items in the nation! In addition, the Daylight Signature Coffee and beverage program generates s...
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15

Firenza Pizza

$125,000.00 Food Franchises
Firenza is a fast-casual pizza restaurant that creates "Pizza Like Never Before!" A whole new fresh-fired pizza concept that captures the e...
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16

Redeckit

$19,995.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
Be a dealer for Redeckit with products that combine beauty and long lasting toughness. Decorative overlay is simple, quick and an inexpensiv...
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17

Discount Party Store Developers

$30,000.00 Retail Franchises
At Discount Party Stores Developers, we create destination retail stores in the size range of 1,000 to 25,000 square feet designed to cater ...
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18

Dream Vacations

$9,800.00 Travel Franchises
Dream Vacations, with over 1000 independently owned travel franchise locations, is the largest seller of cruise vacations in the nation. We ...
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19

Profitable Commercial Lending and Business Services

$19,000.00 Financial Franchises
Looking to be your own boss? Want to finally realize your full potential? Look no further, your opportunity is right in front of you! Our bu...
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20

Property Management Inc.

$50,000.00 Business Services Franchises
For those whose dream is to be their own boss, Property Management Inc. is the best way to own your own successful and profitable business. ...
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21

Dryer Vent Wizard

$54,000.00 Home Services & Repair Franchises
A niche business with unbelievable potential! Home-based, high profit margin, residual income.
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22

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill

$100,000.00 Food Franchises
Since 1990, Baja Fresh® Mexican Grill has been serving all-fresh, traditional fire-grilled Mexican favorites in bright, welcoming environmen...
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23

Homewatch CareGivers

$50,000.00 Senior Care Franchises
Homewatch CareGivers franchise locations provide home care and personal assistance to individuals who are aging, disabled or rehabilitating,...
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24

American Family Care

$550,000.00 Health & Fitness Franchises
Make a difference in People’s Lives with an American Family Care Franchise. Provide exceptional medical care by owning and managing one of t...
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25

Transworld Business Advisors

$50,000.00 Business Services Franchises
Transworld Business Advisors is three complementary businesses rolled into one: business brokerage, franchise consulting, and franchise deve...
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** Footnote: This list was compiled based on the most requested franchises and business opportunities on Franchise Opportunities Network of websites in calendar year 2017. The four sites include: FranchiseOpportunities.com, FranchiseForSale.com, FoodFranchise.com, and BusinessBroker.net. The number of inquiries a franchise receives is influenced by their advertising budget and the number of days active on the websites. This is not an endorsement of any particular franchise or business opportunity nor is this a scientific ranking.


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