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Franchise Business Review empowers the franchise buyer’s journey with franchise reviews and reports, plus award-winning franchise lists that make it easy to research and compare franchise opportunities. We survey thousands of franchise owners from leading franchise brands to help potential buyers compare opportunities and conduct their due diligence.


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Kona Ice

Industry: Food & Beverage
Investment: $149,995 - $189,300 Cash Required: $20,000
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Snap-on Tools

Industry: Automotive, Services
Investment: $201,433 - $465,436 Cash Required: $44,121
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top recession-proof franchises for 2024

Explore 2024’s Top Recession-Proof Franchise Opportunities

Operating a business during an economic downturn can be challenging, but it can also present unique opportunities. While economists, business analysts, and consumer experts often have differing opinions about defining a recession, inflation and rising interest rates are always of interest to entrepreneurs operating in all sectors of the economy. The brands on this year’s Top Recession-Proof Franchises list demonstrate a strong potential to outperform their competitors during challenging economic times.

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eBook: Buying a Franchise Business – A Quick Start Guide

eBook: Buying a Franchise Business – A Quick Start Guide

Buying a franchise is a big investment of both time and money! Every franchise opportunity is different, and it’s critical to choose the one that can best meet your unique needs and goals. In this eBook, we share insights from a number of franchise owners across various industry segments, addressing the common questions and concerns among potential franchise buyers plus the many benefits and rewards that come from franchise ownership.

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Franchising In Review

Franchising in Review is a podcast series covering the franchising world, entrepreneurship, and today’s top business opportunities.

Whether you’re thinking about owning your own business, or you’ve already taken the plunge, this series provides franchise reviews, insights, tips, and solutions that can help.

The Keys to Owning a Successful Franchise Business

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A Conversation With Franchisee Rock Stars

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Franchise Business Review discusses all things franchising with the industry’s top franchise brands and successful franchise owners to learn  about the keys to success, the challenges and and hurdles they’ve overcome, and potential pitfalls to avoid.

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Franchise Rock Stars and Hall of Fame Winners

Hall of Fame

The Franchise Business Review Hall of Fame celebrates franchises that have shown long-term dedication to franchisee satisfaction and providing the best franchise business opportunities.

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Franchise Rock Stars

The Franchise Business Review List of Rock Star Franchise owners celebrates franchisees that share an incredibly strong work ethic along with a deep passion for their business.

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