Top Rated Retail Franchises

If you’ve ever thought about owning your own retail business, these retail franchises provide a proven business model to get you started. Even in a market dominated by retail giants like Walmart, Target, and Home Depot, some 99% of retail stores remain small businesses, account for 29 million jobs, and contribute an estimated $2.6 trillion in the U.S. GDP each year.

Even in a downturned economy, the retail market segment remains strong. Data forecasts indicate that consumer spending is increasing.

The Retail Category is inherently wide-ranging and there are many well-known brands offering rewarding franchise opportunities.

Browse the award-winning retail franchises below and complete a contact form on a company’s profile page to receive more information directly from the brand. Who knows? This could be the start of an exciting new career for you.

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Christian Brothers Automotive

Industry: Automotive, Services

Christian Brothers Automotive is a full-service auto repair franchise that services every kind of vehicle. Download the report to learn more about the opportunity. 

Investment: $520,250 - $640,400 Cash Required: $85,000
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DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen is a faith-based, full-service home remodeling franchise business.

Investment: $209,775 - $369,650 Cash Required: $200,000
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FASTSIGNS specializes in providing custom sign and graphic solutions for any size business and event.

Investment: $234,317 - $322,489 Cash Required: $80,000
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Good Feet Worldwide

Industry: Retail

Good Feet Arch Supports are designed to alleviate foot, knee, hip, and back pain.

Investment: $147,220 - $406,250 Cash Required: $50,000
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Just Between Friends Franchise System

Industry: Retail

Just Between Friends is a community consignment pop-up shop where families can shop and save hundreds of dollars on clothes, shoes, books, and toys. Plus, they can sell items too.

Investment: $38,544 - $54,889 Cash Required: $43,178
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Learning Express

Industry: Retail

Learning Express Toys is a specialty toy, game, and book retailer and franchisor.

Investment: $189,875 - $364,150 Cash Required: $125,000
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Mobility Plus

Industry: Senior Care, Services

Mobility Plus offers a wide range of products to help the disabled, injured and elderly maintain their independence and dignity.

Investment: $167,000 - $277,000 Cash Required: $100,000
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Pinch A Penny

Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa provides a wide selection of pool supplies including liquid chlorine, tablets, pumps, filters and more.

Investment: $400,000 - $500,000 Cash Required: $150,000

Premier Pools & Spas

Premier Pools & Spas is the largest pool builder in the world. Over the last 30 years, the company has built more than 70,000 pools by combining the tremendous buying power of a nationwide company…

Investment: $48,000 - $107,500 Cash Required: $10,000
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Rhea Lana's

Industry: Retail

Rhea Lana’s is dedicated to connecting communities by providing a marketplace for families to sell their gently used children’s clothing and other items and shop sustainably through an ups…

Investment: $20,550 - $39,950 Cash Required: $15,000
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Verlo Mattress Factory Store

Industry: Retail

Verlo Mattress builds custom mattresses to the specifications of each client. Every mattress is made to order. Clients can choose the size, style, materials, and features they want. 

Investment: $214,883 - $408,183 Cash Required: $150,000
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Wild Birds Unlimited

Industry: Pet Services, Retail

Wild Birds Unlimited provides a comprehensive array of bird feeding products, as well as local nature information.

Investment: $209,425 - $350,037 Cash Required: $40,000
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Your CBD Store

Industry: Retail

Your CBD Store is the largest hemp retailer in the United States and the exclusive home of award-winning, hemp derived SUNMED products.

Investment: $66,350 - $82,450 Cash Required: $50,000
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Ziebart International Corporation is the world leader in vehicle appearance and protection services. The brand is recognized for its customer-first approach to providing industry-leading automotive se…

Investment: $416,000 - $566,000 Cash Required: $150,000