Franchises In South Carolina

South Carolina Franchise Opportunities

With a strong labor force, laws benefitting businesses and fairly low taxes, South Carolina is a good place to start a new franchise. If you’re a fan of fresh tobacco and southern cooking, think about making the Palmetto State your new home!

City Selection

With beautiful terrain across the state, you won’t be far from a river, lake or the ocean while living in South Carolina. Here are a few options for where you might want to settle down:

  • Charleston: The oldest and fastest growing city in the state, Charleston is full of history, amazing architecture and its polite and welcoming townsfolk.

  • Columbia: The state capital and largest city, Columbia is home to about 800,000 people, as well as a number of colleges and universities.

  • Hilton Head: This island in the southern part of the state is a popular vacation destination and has a strong arts scene and beautiful landscape.

Economic Drivers

South Carolina has a GDP of $191.2 billion, putting it on par with the Czech Republic. Agriculture is one of the biggest industries, with crops such as soybeans, hay, rice, poultry, pigs, and most notably, tobacco and peaches.

Manufacturing is also a major section of the economy, with the state producing textiles, chemicals, paper products and automobiles. Tourism is also a big driver, employing more than 11 percent of the workforce.

Let’s Talk Taxes

South Carolina has a corporate income tax set at a flat 5 percent, as well as a corporate license fee based on net worth. The state sales tax is 6 percent, and the personal income tax ranges from 3 to 7 percent.

Business Breakdown

  • There are 372,000 small businesses in South Carolina, which make up 97 percent of the employers in the state.

  • Of those, 13,250 are franchises, which employ 145,000 people.

Featured Franchises

Available Franchises

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen Remodeling

Dreammaker Bath & Kitchen Remodeling is a full-service kitchen, bath and interior remodeling franchise. Dreammaker provides proven business systems, brand name and image, and more to help you grow your business and experience the strong margins and quality of life you deserve.

$255,000
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Menchie's

Menchie’s is a frozen yogurt franchise that allows customers to mix and match among nearly a hundred rotating flavors of frozen yogurt, and top them with some 70 rotating toppings. Menchie’s innovative self-serve model leads to happy, loyal, repeat guests.

$90,000
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Cleanpro Carpet Cleaning System

Cleanpro is an eco friendly carpet cleaning opportunity that utilizes specialized ION Exchange technology and citrus-based organic solutions to clean residential and commercial carpets. Cleanpro represents a low overhead, work-from-home opportunity and does not require any prior experience.

$50,000
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LifeLine Repairs

Lifeline Repairs is a specialty Electronic repair and service which offers an amazing “life saving” experience at modest prices. It is the perfect combination of retail and service to maximize an operating model.

$75,000
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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.

$50,000
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Image Studios 360

Image Studios 360 - It’s like a mini-mall of hair salons all under one roof, and you’re the landlord! Our concept is simple: we provide an incredible space and atmosphere - you bring your passion, talent, and clientele. Together we create an intoxicating formula for success.

$200,000
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Lice Ladies

Lice Ladies helps families get rid of their head lice infestations and educate on how to help prevent re-infestation. Lice Ladies is seeking qualified people who want to join our Lice Ladies team and provide a service to safely and effectively treat clients for human head lice.

$50,000
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The Gents Place

The Gents Place is franchising nationally with a proven membership-based business model that delivers high revenue per unit. You have a rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor and become a leader in the $5+ Billion men's grooming space.

$175,000
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UFood Grill

To meet the growing demand for healthy options made with fresh ingredients that taste great, UFood Grill expects to open more than 100 new restaurants over the next four years and is seeking experienced restaurant operators and multi-unit investors for franchise development.

$200,000
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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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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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Real Estate Sales LLC

We teach you how to FLIP CHEAP HOUSES™. Without ever using YOUR OWN CASH or CREDIT! With our proprietary software we are able to find distressed properties in your area that the owners are wanting to sell NOW. You can pick up houses as little as .10 cents on the dollar and make up to $5K-$20K/Mo

$51,000
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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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Dee-O-Gee

Dee-O-Gee doggie boutiques are on a quest to provide the best products and services for dogs (and cats) in their local community. From day care, grooming, food, nutrition and supplements to toys, treats, and gear, Dee-O-Gee staff help customers make smart decisions for the health and wellness of their pets.

$75,000
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Uni K Wax

Invest in the brand that revolutionized the beauty industry! In 1993, Uni K Wax opened the FIRST unisex waxing salon and created the Brazilian wax. Uni K Wax are now opening opportunities to own a Uni K Wax Center. We invite you to see why we are the best in the industry!

$80,000
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Tony Roma's

With over 150 restaurant locations, Tony Roma’s is one of the most recognized brand names in the world! Development of Tony Roma’s is continuing in new and existing markets around the world. If you are interested in a terrific franchise opportunity here’s is your chance!

$1,000,000
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AAMCO Transmissions

An iconic brand for over 50 years, AAMCO made its name as the world's largest transmission repair franchise. AAMCO locations now offer total vehicle care, meaning more repeat business for franchisees. No automative experience is needed to open an AAMCO - franchisees hire a team to perform the service work.

$65,000
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SMS Masterminds

SMS Masterminds is a mobile marketing system that helps local merchants build customer loyalty and repeat business. The software automatically texts the right offers to a business's best customers at the best times. SMS Masterminds' support team will train you, book sales meetings, and pitch and close your first sales with you.

$29,900
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Chop Chop Rice Co.

Chop Chop Rice Co. differentiates itself from other fast casual dining establishments with strong unit-level economics, a simple business model, and an outstanding Japanese-inspired menu, atmosphere, and branding.

$150,000
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Fresh Coat Painters

Fresh Coat franchises offer interior and exterior residential and commercial painting services. Fresh Coat will paint a whole house or just one room, is referral-based and eco-friendly. Franchisees don't need painting experience; instead, they hire and manage experienced painters.

$45,000
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Huddle House

Own a down-home, family-style 24-hour restaurant that has the backing of an iconic brand name a reputation of amazing Southern hospitality. With incredible momentum from a 50-year history and more than 400 locations in 20 states, now is the time to invest in Huddle House franchise.

$200,000
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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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360 Painting

360 Painting is a full-service residential and commercial painting franchise that can be run from home. As a franchisee, no experience is needed and you'll never pick up a brush: you'll hire painters, run sales and marketing, and manage operations. 360 Painting competes in the $300 billion home improvement industry.

$75,000
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Mathnasium Learning Centers

With more than 700 centers – and an average of two more opening each week – Mathnasium is rapidly growing around the world. We provide neighborhood environments where humanity combines with math expertise.

$60,000
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Carbon Recall

Carbon Recall provides clean, renewable energy solutions for homes and businesses. Carbon Recall works to reduce wasted energy and ultimately reduce or eliminate customer's energy bills. This opportunity is ideal for someone with a strong interest in the environment. The residential clean renewable industry is expected to grow from $30b to $125 by 2025.

$100,000
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