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Veterans Franchises

Veteran Strength

Veterans account for fourteen percent of all franchise owners.

Self-Starters

Of the 24 million veterans in the United States, four million are small business owners

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Vetfran and Patriots Express from the Small Business Administration are programs designed to help veterans become small business owners

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Veterans Franchises Industry Description

Summary

Franchisors are both grateful to those who served in the armed forces and also believe veterans make excellent franchisees. To express their appreciation, they often offer discounted franchise fees to military veterans—generally about 10 percent off.

Why do veterans make good franchisees?

Many of the skill sets veterans acquire while in active duty are applicable to running a franchise. Being able to both follow the rules and think on your feet are crucial, since franchisees must follow guidelines closely but also be able to address problems that appear on the fly.

Beyond the franchise

Are you independent and want to run the show yourself? Small business opportunities, which are not franchises, but require a one-time fee with no royalties, are a low-cost way for veterans to become entrepreneurs with a brand name behind them.

Veterans on the rise

Veterans account for 14 percent of all franchise owners, and of the 24 million veterans in the United States, four million of those are small business owners. With discounts offered by numerous franchises, there’s no better time to join the ranks of veteran entrepreneurs.

Additional resources

Vetfran and Patriots Express from the Small Business Administration are programs designed to help veterans become small business owners.

Featured Franchises

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Anago Cleaning Master

$154,000

Don't just buy a franchise; be the CEO of your own franchising company! Anago's Master Franchise Model lets you build an empire in your territory, and challenges you in an executive capacity where you are securing contracts and selling your own unit franchises to service those contracts.

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Top Ten Percent

$49,000

Top Ten Percent is the best mobile loyalty program of its kind. As a Top Ten Percent franchisee, you will harness the power of mobile marketing to instantly connect consumers to product and service discounts from top-rated businesses at the point of purchase.

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Sears Handyman Solutions

$50,000

As a Sears Handyman franchise owner, your business can be run out of your home. Under the trusted Sears name, you can service most all home projects such as plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and much more. 30% discount for Armed Forces Veterans!

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Great Steak

$100,000

Founded in order to introduce the rest of the world to the delectable sandwich synonymous with Philadelphia - the cheesesteak. Today, with more than three decades of experience, we continue to introduce the world to America's Premier Cheesesteak®.

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Sears Maid Services

$50,000

Make the clean choice for residential house cleaning & commercial office cleaning. As the nation's largest provider of home services, the Sears name means instant recognition and trust to millions of homeowners. 30% discount for Armed Forces Veterans!.

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Doc Popcorn

$80,000

Doc Popcorn is a retail franchise selling fresh-popped popcorn in a verity of flavors. Our franchises are affordable and efficient, creating $50 of product every 5 minutes with only 1 or 2 employees. Our franchises are popular, scalable, and simple - all products are made in two pieces of equipment.

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Murphy Business Brokers

$35,000

Murphy Business offers a unique low cost, low overhead and possible home based franchise opportunity where you use your business skills, experiences and education to build the business of your dreams as a business broker, helping others achieve their goal of business ownership.

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At Your Home

$60,000

Be a part of a business that is recession proof, addresses a badly needed service, and has low overhead and repeat customers. A mower repair and home improvement franchise, At Your Home Services® is very popular with customers, join our team and see for yourself!

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Honest-1 Auto Care

$200,000

Honest-1 Auto Care is the country's most trusted family of automotive maintenance and repair centers. Honest-1 developed its brand through superior training and support. Honest-1 franchises have six-figure income potential, and require no industry experience, with extensive training provided.

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British Swim School, USA

$50,000

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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Growler USA

$100,001

Craft beer is America’s fastest-growing industry. Growler USA’s award-winning concept provides quality, select cuisine and the best local and regional craft beers and hand-crafted beverages in a comfortable, upscale neighborhood environment.

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N-Hance

$50,000

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.

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360 Painting

$75,000

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.

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ServiceMaster Clean

$40,000

Introducing a business opportunity built on necessity. For more than 60 years, ServiceMaster Clean® has been tackling tough cleaning jobs, and building a loyal clientele of residential and commercial customers who want to maintain safe, clean, comfortable homes and businesses year-round.

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Huddle House

$200,000

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.

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Fresh Coat Painters

$45,000

Fresh Coat franchisees are not painters; they are business owners, who focus on managing their business and ensuring customers' needs are met. Request more information to learn how our top of the line business model makes our franchisees successful and profitable.

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SMS Masterminds

$29,900

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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Tru Blue Total House Care

$45,000

Joining TruBlue means that you’ll be providing a single home maintenance offer that includes maid services, handiwork, and a variety of other household chores. As the Baby Boomers get older, there’s a major demand for versatile home services. Low start-up costs and overhead!

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Handyman Matters

$100,000

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.

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Mr. Electric

$45,000

Since 1994, Mr. Electric has specialized in electric installation and repair services. Now providing service to residential and commercial customers from nearly 200 locations across the globe. We can provide the support and resources you need for success.

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ComForCare HomeCare

$75,000

ComForCare HomeCare provides in-home non-medical care and skilled nursing services to support individuals' independence, dignity, and quality of life. Customers are primarily elderly but can include others in need. ComForCare seeks franchisees with great empathy, management experience, and relationship-building skills.

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Aire-Master

$50,000

Aire-Master is an odor control and commercial hygiene service which can be operated from home. The nature of the service means franchisees can anticipate repeat business every 7 to 14 days. Virtually any business or public facility is a potential Aire-Master customer, including hospitals and other public facilities.

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The UPS Store

$60,000

The UPS Store network has more than 30 years of franchising experience with a proven franchise model and a globally recognized brand. We've learned what works through the years, and as a franchisee you can benefit from that knowledge.

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TacoTime

$100,000

For nearly 50 years, TacoTime® has offered our loyal customers a tasty variety of freshly prepared, home-style Mexican fare. As a proven brand with solid brand awareness, we are committed to meeting the ever changing demands of your customers.

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Signarama

$49,500

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.

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Blimpie Subs®

$100,000

Founded in 1964, Blimpie Subs is the oldest continuously operating sub sandwich chain in the U.S. and known for using top-tier ingredients to make their sandwiches. Blimpie franchisees generally manage the operations of their store, but in some cases may opt for an absentee model. No experience is necessary to own a Blimpie.

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Transworld Business Advisors

$49,500

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.

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The Junkluggers

$75,000

With ten years of experience in the business, The Junkluggers have experienced every aspect of the junk removal industry and with that knowledge we are able to help you start and grow your business while avoiding many of the costly learning curves we encountered along the way.

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Chem-Dry

$30,000

Chem-Dry is the world’s largest carpet cleaner with nearly 3,500 franchises worldwide using the company’s patented products and procedures. We leverage the power of carbonation and our green certified cleaning products to deliver a cleaning that dries in 1-2 hours.

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Synergy HomeCare

$100,000

SYNERGY HomeCare was founded in 1999 and is the most trusted name in non-medical home care with over 300 franchise units in 36 States. The need for non-medical, in-home care is growing at an unprecedented rate and we're at the forefront of this exciting business opportunity.

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PostalAnnex+

$50,000

The PostalAnnex+ brand is one of the nation's largest franchise networks of retail shipping and business services centers. Each location serves a growing customer base of homemakers, small and large businesses, offering complete shipping options from whole-house moving to overnight document delivery.

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Signal 88 Security

$50,000

Signal 88 Security is the premier security services franchisor worldwide. Our passion is rooted in the opportunity to make a difference and bring peace of mind to the people and communities we serve.

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Wayback Burgers

$105,000

A Way Better Opportunity. Currently over 100 stores have opened in 27 states, all of which are franchisee owned. Wayback Burgers also continues its international master expansion into 33 countries

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Mathnasium Learning Centers

$50,000

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.

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Dickey's Barbecue Pit ®

$100,000

Join the largest barbecue chain in America*! With over 520 locations in 43 states, our smokin’ hot franchise has been treating guests to great tasting barbecue since 1941. If you’re looking to diversify your portfolio or looking to retire and start a business, we’re seeking passionate entrepreneurs to join our highly rated franchise.

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The Joint

$250,000

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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FranChoice

$50,000

FranChoice helps people considering franchise ownership find your "Perfect Match." FranChoice consultants are an elite group of caring, experienced experts who have been handpicked for their understanding of the industry and their ability to bring exceptional value to a search.

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Rainbow International Restoration

$50,000

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.

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Dental Fix Rx

$50,000

Dental Fix franchise owners repair dental handpieces and equipment on-site. Dental Fix has no direct competitors who repair handpieces on-site and have personalized customer service. We are building an extremely profitable network of franchises in North America servicing the dental industry.

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Glass Doctor

$50,000

Glass Doctor is North America's largest full-service glass franchise organization and the only national glass company to specialize in home, auto, and business glass applications. We offer installation, repair, and replacement services to clients throughout North America..

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EmbroidMe

$49,500

EmboridMe is the world’s first embroidery and promotional products franchise. Entrepreneur has named EmbroidMe as the leading full-service garment printing concept for over 10 years. Franchisees can take advantage of high volume buying power and internet advertising programs.

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Outdoor Lighting Perspectives

$50,000

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives is America's #1 choice for professional custom outdoor lighting. Our full-service suite makes us an excellent choice for entrepreneurs looking for career and creative fulfillment with strong revenue streams and high client satisfaction rates

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Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting

$140,000

Open your doors to a built-in customer base on day 1. At Maaco we are proud of the fact that our franchisees average some of the highest sales volumes of any national automotive retail franchise company.

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The Grounds Guys

$70,970

The Grounds Guys are dependable, professional, and excellent landscape management contractors for both residential and commercial consumers seeking year round service. Join the ranks of nearly 200 franchisees across the nation.

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Cinnabon

$120,000

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.

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The @WORK Group

$100,001

@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.

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Maui Wowi

$75,000

At Maui Wowi, our Ohana (Franchise Owners) are treating their customers to a vacation in a cup every day of the year. Maui Wowi is committed to offering the highest quality products, the finest Hawaiian coffees and freshly blended smoothies made from all-natural ingredients.

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Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill

$100,000

The Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill® restaurant experience is fast, fresh and healthy. We serve Japanese favorites at an affordable price, using only the highest quality ingredients. We've been named the #1 Asian Fast Food Chain by Entrepreneur® magazine on four occasions.

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Mr. Appliance

$45,000

Mr. Appliance, a franchise brand of The Dwyer Group®, has allowed service professionals and other entrepreneurs to capitalize on the appliance repair market. With more than 170 locations, we are North America's largest franchised appliance services business.

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Experimac

$50,000

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.

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SuperGreen Solutions

$50,000

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.

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Expedia CruiseShipCenters

$100,000

Expedia CruiseShipCenters is North America's largest retail travel agency franchise and a leading seller of cruise travel. Build equity and enjoy a great lifestyle with our proven franchise model with 29+ years of success.

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DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen Remodeling

$255,000

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.

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Home Helpers

$150,000

Home Helpers provides medical, non-medical and personal care services for seniors and others needing short or long term care. Home Helpers offers franchisees marketing and public relations expertise, comprehensive training, a national accounts program, and personalized support.

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AAMCO Transmissions

$65,000

An iconic brand for 50 years and running, AAMCO initially made its name as the world's largest transmission repair franchise. AAMCO locations now offer total auto care, which means greater repeat business for franchisees. No automative experience is needed to own an AAMCO: franchisees have a team to perform the actual service work.

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Unishippers

$75,000

For 25 years, Unishippers has been the trusted shipping advisor for over 50,000 shipping customers. Unishippers creates individualized shipping solutions and partners with carriers like UPS to handle shipments.

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Fantastic Sams Hair Salons

$70,000

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.

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