10 Best Retail Franchise Opportunities 2024

1. Circle K

Founded: 1979 Outlets: 15,000+ Investment: $1,383,500 - $4,846,500 Franchise fees: $25,000 Liquidity: $100,000 Royalty fees: 3.5% or $1,500/business

2. The UPS Store

Founded: 1980 Outlets: 5,500+ Investment: $87,461 – $476,993 Franchise fees: $29,950 Liquidity: $75,000-$125,000 Royalty fees: 5%

3. Sonic Drive-In

Founded: 1980 Outlets: 5,500+ Investment: $87,461 – $476,993 Franchise fees: $29,950 Liquidity: $75,000-$125,000 Royalty fees: 5%

4. Orangetheory

Founded: 2007 Outlets: 1,500+ Investment: $451,000 – $1.5 M Franchise fees: $59,950 Liquidity: $350,000 Royalty fees: 8%

5. Apricot Lane Boutique

Founded: 1991 Outlets: 100+ Investment: Starts at $150,000 Franchise fees: $39,500 Liquidity: $50,000 Royalty fees: 5%

6. Ace Hardware

Founded: 1924 Outlets: 5,800+ Investment: $579,000 – $1,900,000+ Franchise fees: $5,000 Liquidity: $250,000 Royalty fees: Zero

7. 7-Eleven

Founded: 1927 Outlets: 71,000+ Investment: $50,000 - $750,000 Franchise fees: $25,000 Liquidity: $150,000 Royalty fees: N/A

8. Pet Supplies Plus

Founded: 1927 Outlets: 71,000+ Investment: $50,000 - $750,000 Franchise fees: $25,000 Liquidity: $150,000 Royalty fees: N/A

9. Great Clips

Founded: 1982 Outlets: 4,100 Investment: $183,400 – $394,400 Franchise fees: $20,000 – $35,000 Liquidity: $75,000 Royalty fees: 6%

10. Dairy Queen

Founded: 1940 Outlets: 6,000+ Investment: $1,511,200 – 2,533,400 Franchise fees: $45,000 Liquidity: $40,000 Royalty fees: 4%