Franchises In Maine

Maine Franchise Opportunities

If you’re a fan of forests, find yourself salivating over seafood, and want some peace away from people, maybe Maine is the right state for you to settle down in and start a franchise. There are lots of smaller towns—such as Augusta, Portland and Bangor—that will provide enough customers to run a business, but without the overwhelming hustle and bustle of major metropolitan areas.

Economy: The Sea, The Land, The People

  • Water: Commercial fishing, especially of lobster and ground fish, are major economic drivers for the state. The aquifers in Maine also supply to the bottled water industry, and the ports in the state are the busiest in New England.

  • Land: Maine’s agricultural exports include blueberries, apples, potatoes, maple sugar, maple syrup, eggs and poultry. Maine also exports large amounts of paper, lumber and wood products, due to its heavy forestation.

  • People: Tourism plays a large part in Maine’s economy, and the state draws in people looking for sport hunting, fishing, snow sports, camping and hiking.

Taxes in The Pine Tree State

Maine has a corporate income tax, but does not have a franchise or business privilege tax, so unless you run a C corporation, you won’t have to pay a state tax on your income. If your business income passes through you personally, you will have to pay the state income tax that ranges from 6.5 to 7.95 percent.

State Statistics

  • Maine is the only state that borders one other state—New Hampshire.

  • More than 94 percent of the people in Maine are non-Hispanic whites, the highest of any state.

  • Maine has the highest percentage of French speakers, with 5.3 percent of households using it as their language at home.

  • This is the state that sits furthest northeast, and gets the first rays of morning sun.

Business Breakdown

  • There are 143,142 small businesses in Maine, which constitute 97 percent of all employers.

  • Maine has a GDP of $48.1 billion, and an unemployment rate of 6.7 percent.

Featured Franchises

Available Franchises

Seniors Blue Book

Provider and Services Directory for Seniors is trusted online & print resource for communities nationwide. Low entry, no employees, work from home!

$50,000
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FULLY PROMOTED

We are the world’s largest retail embroidery franchise. Fully Promoted is a promotional marketing consulting company that specializes in marketing programs to meet businesses on their level and budget while offering marketing programs that result in growth for the business.

$49,500
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Mr. Handyman

Mr. Handyman is a leader in home improvements that also helps seniors to stay in their home rather than move to an assisted living facility. Why compete with senior care franchises if you can enter an untapped market?

$60,000
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Diamond Physicians

Diamond Physicians offers a unique, refreshing, and luxurious approach to medicine – one that puts quality healthcare back into the hands of patients through a revolutionary, membership-based model that's taking the industry to the next level!

$250,000
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Schooley Mitchell Telecom Consultants

Schooley Mitchell Telecom Consultants is a telecommunications consulting business focused on reducing expenses for clients. If you are a business professional looking for a low-investment, high-return franchise, look no further.

$47,000
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SpeedPro Imaging

With decades of experience in large format imagery, we have maintained our position at the forefront of the industry. We specialize in a multitude of high quality and high resolution products such as: wall murals, vehicle wraps, event graphics, tradeshow displays and window graphics.

$100,000
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Rainbow International Restoration

With more than 30 years of experience, well-established restoration procedures, and a recession-proof focus, we give franchisees the opportunity to build profitable disaster restoration businesses.

$50,000
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Venture X

Revolutionarily Designed Private Membership Office Space, Workspace and Meeting Rooms for Today's Innovative Professionals and Entrepreneurs. We provide you all the tools and amenities to help you impress clients and achieve success.

$500,000
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N-Hance

N-Hance is a wood refinishing company looking for more great franchise owners. We are 100% committed to your success. At N-Hance, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. Unlike many other franchise organizations, we don't try to pit franchise owners against each other.

$60,000
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Fitness 1440

Fitness 1440 is a unique fitness franchise committed to helping people achieve their best self in Mind, Body, and Spirit. Our franchise model is built to truly support our franchisees and ensure they are able to succeed and to make a living while changing peoples lives.

$150,000
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The @WORK Group

@WORK is a staffing franchise named by Staffing Industry Report as one the Top U.S. staffing firms. @WORK has the unique ability to offer a customized staffing program to fit the needs and demands of markets with four different offerings as well as back office support for franchisees.

$100,001
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Cinnabon

Cinnabon has been serving delicious goodies for over 25 years and seeks franchisees who are passionate about owning their own Cinnabon Bakery to continue expansion and create lasting memories for their Guests. Retail management or business ownership experience required.

$120,000
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Handyman Matters

Handyman Matters strives to solve home improvement problems the way our customers expect. Previous experience with operations, business management, strategic planning, and project management experience are the most effective Handyman Matters owners.

$100,000
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DRNK/QWENCH

DRNK coffee + tea / QWENCH juice bar - two great franchises under one roof with the perfect winning co-branded combination offering highvalue. Expanding across the United States with a timeless positioning and brand flexibility that are second-to-none!

$250,000
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Scout & Molly's

Do you have an eye for fashion? Scout & Molly’s provides the opportunity to combine your passion for fashion and entrepreneurship in an excellent franchise opportunity! Scout & Molly's is a fashion boutique for women 25-55, featuring unique fashion lines not found elsewhere.

$225,000
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Minuteman Press

Are you a business minded individual looking for a B2B service franchise? We offer capped royalties, normal business hours, multiple revenue streams, local support & more! Our customer service driven business model provides digital print, design and promotional services to businesses.

$150,000
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The Brothers that just do Gutters

The Brothers that Just Do Gutters is an award winning gutter contractor. Our idea of a franchisee is the person who isn’t just looking for a job that pays well, but rather is looking for an opportunity to join a growing business and make an impact your local community.

$100,000
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Kumon Math & Reading Centers

Kumon is the world's largest after school learning program with an emphasis on math and reading. We focus on franchisees with a passion for education and a minimum of a four year college degree. You must be available to run your center day-to-day (no absentee owners).

$70,000
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Carbon Recall

As experts in the residential renewable energy services industry, CARBON RECALL enterprising executives help their clients go from consuming energy, to conserving energy, to energy independence – from floor to ceiling – solar energy to home automation.

$100,000
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TravelHost

Serving visitors from coast to coast since 1967,TravelHost is the most widely read travel magazine in the nation and the medium of choice for thousands of advertisers - from local businesses to Fortune 500 giants - who are seeking to attract the traveling consumer.

$75,000
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Experimac

Experimac is the innovator in sales and service of Apple® products. Their multiple revenue stream model includes sales of pre-owned Apple® computers and devices, repair of laptops, phones and tablets, trade-ins of existing devices, and sales of accessories, upgrades and software.

$50,000
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Signarama

SIGNARAMA is the largest sign franchisor in the world. The sign industry has become more than a $49 billion market and SIGNARAMA has been ranked by Entrepreneur as the top franchise in the industry for nine straight years.

$49,500
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SuperGreen Solutions

SuperGreen Solutions is a leading a franchise in commercial energy efficient solutions, making us truly a 'one stop energy efficient solution shop'. We are different because we look at energy creation and energy saving from a holistic point of view, to provide our clients with total solutions.

$50,000
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Transworld Business Advisors

Being a Transworld Business Advisors is essentially three complementary businesses rolled in one: business brokerage, franchise consulting, and franchise development. They teach you how to succeed in every aspect all three profit centers.

$49,500
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Dickey's Barbecue Pit ®

Dickey's is the largest bbq franchise in America, and has been named Fast Casual's #1 brand. Dickey's owners have multiple revenue streams, including the restaurant, catering, online orders, retail (bbq sauce, cookbooks, gifts), deliveries, and special events. No restaurant experience needed - total training and support provided.

$100,000
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