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Fitness & Beauty Franchises

Winter Wonderland

Fitness centers tend to blossom in the first quarter as weight loss New Year’s resolutions are made

Beauty Products in the Hands of the Beholder

Beauty franchises often utilize multiple revenue streams with sales of goods as well as services

At a loss

The market for weight loss is large, as over one third of all Americans are obese

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Fitness & Beauty Franchises Industry Description


Fitness and beauty franchises take advantage of America’s increasing health-consciousness and obsession with appearance. These are pretty recession-proof fields—people always want to look and feel good!

This industry is divided into two segments:

  • Fitness ,which focuses on exercise, health and weight loss. The primary fitness franchises include gyms. Certain fitness franchises specialize in areas such as martial arts, Pilates or dance. There are also fitness franchises for nutrition guidance, personal training, women and the elderly.
  • Beauty franchises include spas, salons, barbershops and tanning locations. Many beauty franchises boost sales by selling products as well as services.

It all works out

The market for weight loss is large, as more than one-third of all Americans are obese. Fitness centers tend to blossom in the first quarter, as New Year’s resolutions to lose weight are made.

Jump to it

There’s no better time to get on board, as industry profits are poised to hit $29 billion by 2016 and grow an average of 5.3 percent each year.

If you want to help people live a healthier lifestyle or assist them in looking their best, consider starting a fitness or beauty franchise!

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Urban Float


Urban Flat is a national leader in an industry primed for exponential growth. Urban Float focuses on providing floaters with a superior experience. We have meticulously designed retail float centers and cutting edge floatation tanks.

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Charter Fitness


Charter Fitness is one of the fastest growing fitness franchises. With 15 years of industry experience, we are perfectly positioned to help you achieve success. Charter Fitness is committed to providing value to our members as well as a strong return on investment for our franchisees.

The Joint


The Joint brings affordable and convenient chiropractic maintenance services to locally owned and operated clinics nationwide. Each clinic offers excellent chiropractic care, designed for identifying and addressing all clients’ health care needs.

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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!

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Fantastic Sams Hair Salons


The Fantastic Sams Hair Salons franchise system offers one of the world's largest full-service hair care franchises. Fantastic Sams franchisees receive both local and national support through on-going management training, educational programs and national conferences, as well as advertising.

SMS Masterminds


As an SMS Masterminds licensee, you'll receive an exclusive market in which to sell a state of the art mobile-based loyalty program to local businesses. Replacing traditional punch-card loyalty programs, SMS Masterminds is the next generation of direct marketing.

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Apricot Lane


Apricot Lane is a retail fashion boutique, selling designed apparel, jewelry, handbags and accessories. The franchise focuses heavily on specializing their fashion lines to reflect local tastes and trends. The store caters to women and is ideal for anyone with a strong interest in fashion.



Welcome to an unrivaled fitness experience. Unlike any studio of its kind, SPENGA combines spin, strength training, and yoga to create what’s simply known as the best workout ever. We believe strong bodies and minds are created through the power of ride, rep, revive. That’s why each SPENGA session boosts your endurance, strengthens your muscles and restores your body through a combination of spin, HIIT training and yoga. Our boutique fitness studio fills a void in the fitness market and delivers cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility training in every session.

British Swim School, USA


British Swim School is an educational franchise teaching children how to swim. The model is designed for ease of operation: classes are held in rented pools and as a franchisee you hire the swim instructors. BSS requires franchisees to be operators for the first 12 months, after which semi-absentee ownership is permitted.

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