Retail Products and Services Franchise Opportunities

Retail Products and Services franchises are a profitable way to serve your community. This sector consists of traditional retail franchises as well as several unique concepts that are emerging.

Retail Products and Services are becoming more and more popular throughout the US

With 254 franchise systems, there are several great business opportunities that fit your investment range.
Retail Products and Services is a well established sector of the franchise industry, with many popular brands, focusing on a diverse range of consumer offerings. Some examples include Appliance Retail, Beauty and Hair Products, Children's Services, Fashion, Education, Entertainment and Sports Training, and Pet Care.
Sector Report
Sample research stats taken from our data in the Retail Products and Services sector
Initial Investment

What does it cost to get into the Retail Products and Services sector?

The average investment in the Retail Products and Services sector is $355,659. But, that doesn’t tell the whole story. There's a striking difference between the average and median.

Of all Retail Products and Services franchises, 125 have an investment lower than $200,300. The average initial investment is skewed because the most expensive franchise in this sector is $14,726,517.

When looking at franchise opportunities make sure you examine brands within your investment range. Search below for Retail Products and Services investments that fit your financial criteria. If you're not sure what you can afford, fill out our Franchise Affordability Calculator.

Initial Investment
$14,726,517 Highest
$11,800 Lowest
Figure 1: Initial Investment required for a franchise in the Retail Products and Services sector
Financial Transparency
Provides Item 19 Data
Figure 2: 51% of franchises in this sector have Item 19 in their FDD.
Discloses Expense Data
Figure 3: Of franchises with an Item 19, 38% disclose expense data

How much can I make in the Retail Products and Services sector?

How much money you can make from a Retail Products and Services franchise depends on several factors, including location and demand for your services.

One way to predict your profit potential is to evaluate the financial performance representations provided by a franchisor in Item 19 of their Franchise Disclosure Document. Franchisors are not required to disclose this information, some are more transparent than others.

In the Retail Products and Services sector, 51% disclose a financial performance representation. Of those, only 38% disclose some type of expense data on its franchisee operations.

Unlock our Retail Products and Services Sector Report to learn which franchises are profitable.

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Why buy a Retail Products and Services franchise?
Retail Products and Services franchises include very diverse opportunities that can be locally profitable.
  • Highly profitable franchises are available
  • Established sector with franchises that continue to grow
  • Large, growing customer base supports new opportunities
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Are you an ideal candidate?
Ideal candidates typically have experience in retail, or past business operations experience. Strong interpersonal and leadership qualities help ensure sustained success.
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