Franchise Growth (Part 2 of 3)

Franchise Growth (Part 2 of 3)

Best Franchises by Category

As promised yesterday, here are the best franchise opportunities for 2011 sorted by industry category and investment level.

Courtesy: www.franchisebusinessreview.com

Advertising & Sales

Valpak

Category: Business Services, Advertising & Sales

Total Inv: $92,500 – $120,800

Automotive

Matco Tools

Category: Automotive

Total Inv: $82,000 – $192,000

Snap-on Tools

Category: Automotive

Total Inv: $17,925 – $289,080

Business Services

ActionCOACH

Category: Business Services

Total Inv: $82,500 – $108,441

FASTSIGNS

Category: Business Services

Total Inv: $169,668 – $276,419

FocalPoint Coaching

Category: Business Services

Total Inv: $49,950 – $65,000

PostNet

Category: Business Services

Total Inv: $175,045 – $201,270

Unishippers

Category: Business Services

Total Inv: $75,000 – $150,000

Valpak

Category: Business Services, Advertising & Sales

Total Inv: $92,500 – $120,800

Child Services

JumpBunch

Category: Child Services

Total Inv: $34,700 – $79,400

Mathnasium Learning Centers

Category: Child Services

Total Inv: $78,300 – $107,500

Rhea Lana’s

Category: Child Services

Total Inv: $16,050 – $33,050

TSS Photography

Category: Child Services, Sports & Recreation

Total Inv: $30,250 – $75,150

Cleaning & Maintenance

AdvantaClean

Category: Cleaning & Maintenance, Home Services

Total Inv: $79,500 – $110,725

Heaven’s Best Carpet Cleaning

Category: Cleaning & Maintenance

Total Inv: $24,900 – $60,000

MaidPro

Category: Cleaning & Maintenance

Total Inv: $18,709 – $103,959

OMEX International, Inc.

Category: Cleaning & Maintenance

Total Inv: $40,000 – $70,000

Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning

Category: Cleaning & Maintenance

Total Inv: $34,630 – $57,010

The Maids

Category: Cleaning & Maintenance

Total Inv: $92,545 – $120,295

Financial & Tax

Murphy Business & Financial

Category: Financial & Tax

Total Inv: $61,500 – $128,700

Padgett Business Services

Category: Financial & Tax

Total Inv: $105,955

Food

Simple Simon’s Pizza

Category: Food

Total Inv: $15,000 – $125,000

Voodoo BBQ & Grill

Category: Food

Total Inv: $340,500 – $625,000

Zoup!

Category: Food

Total Inv: $219,900 – $432,600

Home Services

AdvantaClean

Category: Cleaning & Maintenance, Home Services

Total Inv: $79,500 – $110,725

ASP – America’s Swimming Pool Company

Category: Home Services

Total Inv: $49,200 – $89,500

CertaPro Painters

Category: Home Services, Services

Total Inv: $129,000 – $154,000

HouseMaster

Category: Home Services

Total Inv: $59,200 – $89,200

Miracle Method Surface Refinishing

Category: Home Services

Total Inv: $85,000 – $123,000

Yellow VAN Handyman

Category: Home Services

Total Inv: $29,000

Pet Services

Bark Busters

Category: Pet Services

Total Inv: $50,600 – $69,100

Real Estate

HomeVestors of America

Category: Real Estate

Total Inv: $39,300 – $376,250

Retail

FAST-FIX Jewelry & Watch Repairs

Category: Retail

Total Inv: $188,750 – $381,750

Wild Birds Unlimited

Category: Retail

Total Inv: 93,121 – $147,936

Senior Care

BrightStar

Category: Senior Care

Total Inv: $95,067 – $162,158

Home Care Assistance

Category: Senior Care

Total Inv: $20,000 – $250,000

Homewatch CareGivers

Category: Senior Care

Total Inv: $90,000 – $140,000

Synergy HomeCare

Category: Senior Care

Total Inv: $53,300 – $115,300

Visiting Angels

Category: Senior Care

Total Inv: $55,285 – $76,035

Services

1-800 Water Damage

Category: Services

Total Inv: $84,000 – $183,000

CertaPro Painters

Category: Home Services, Services

Total Inv: $129,000 – $154,000

Fish Window Cleaning Services

Category: Services

Total Inv: $70,000 – $130,000

Precision Concrete Cutting

Category: Services

Total Inv: $120,000

Signal 88 Security

Category: Services

Total Inv: $85,000 – $100,000

Two Men and a Truck

Category: Services

Total Inv: $158,000 – $460,910

U.S. Lawns

Category: Services

Total Inv: $55,000 – $75,000

Sports & Recreation

Koko FitClub

Category: Sports & Recreation

Total Inv: $600,000

TSS Photography

Category: Child Services, Sports & Recreation

Total Inv: $30,250 – $75,150

Technology

Computer Troubleshooters

Category: Technology

Total Inv: $28,800 – $81,500

Travel & Hospitality

Cruise Planners

Category: Travel & Hospitality

Total Inv: $10,000

Expedia CruiseShipCenters

Category: Travel & Hospitality