Franchising Factoids!

Our Good CitiZEN Dog Franchisees are our strategic partners. We make starting a new business venture attainable using a proven method of expansion — franchising.

Franchising has produced more successful businesses than any other method of private enterprise. Below are some interesting Franchise Industry Factoids.

It is estimated that there are over 900,000 franchise businesses.

It is estimated that franchise systems employ 9.5 million people.

It is estimated that over $850 Billion in economic output is generated by franchise businesses.

According to the IFA (International Franchise Association) almost 4% of all small businesses in the USA are franchises.

There are more than 300 different industries and business types that use the franchising business model as a means of expansion and to distribute goods and services.

Approximately one out of every 12 businesses in the United States is a franchise business.

The average initial franchise investment is $250,000 excluding real estate.

Most franchise companies have fewer than 100 unit.

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Franchising remains the most
viable way to own and operate
a small business for many
Americans and provides small
business owners with a chance
to build equity for themselves
and their families.
— California Governor Brown, 2014