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Women's Franchises

She Works Hard for the Money

Over 8.6 million female-owned businesses generate over $1.3 trillion annually

Women Getting Stronger

Between 1997 and 2013, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 59 percent

A Growing Force in Franchising

Over 20% of franchise owners are women. This number continues to grow

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Women's Franchises Industry Description


More than 20 percent of franchise owners are women, and this number continues to grow as franchises are making a concerted effort to reach out and bring in more women as franchisees. Women, on the whole, tend to have certain characteristics that make them excellent franchisees, including strong people skills and the ability to network.

What do women want?

While women can run any kind business, the two categories that attract the most female franchisees are home-based businesses —which appeal particularly to women with young children—and franchises that target women as customers.

Speciality industries

Franchise areas dominated by female customers include salons, spas, clothing stores and women’s fitness centers. These industries are a great starting point for women entrepreneurs looking to get into business.

She works hard for the money

There are more than 8.6 million female-owned businesses, which generate more than $1.3 trillion annually. It’s not just a flash in the pan—between 1997 and 2013, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 59 percent.

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Naturals 2 Go


Naturals 2 Go is a leader in the exploding healthy food vending category. Take advantage of both the expanding interest in healthier food options and the booming vending industry, in which 3.5 million coins are inserted into vending machines every 15 minutes around the US.

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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.

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Our patent-pending program has helped thousands of local women. Founder Dawn Cutillo has been featured on NBC, FOX News, CBS and The Doctors. This ground-breaking, natural hormone balancing approach can be experienced in local BeBalanced Centers across the U.S.!

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Cleanpro Carpet Cleaning System


Cleanpro exceeds expectations in the cleaning industry with an innovative and uniquely eco-friendly technology called an Ion Exchange, which hasn’t been duplicated. Low investment and no experience required.

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Home Helpers


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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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.

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Top Ten Percent


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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Mathnasium Learning Centers


Today we have over 600 locations and are teaching children in communities across America and in countries around the world, providing neighborhood environments where humanity combines with math expertise.

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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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Kumon Math & Reading Centers


For more than 50 years, Kumon has helped millions of children worldwide advance their reading and math abilities. As a franchise owner, you’ll help your students build the critical math and reading skills that can help them achieve more in school, and in life.

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