An introduction to womens franchises
Franchises are privately owned businesses that operate under the umbrella of a parent company. Franchises are safer risks than other kinds of businesses because they already have an established name and reputation, so people know what they are getting. Some franchises are geared specifically to the needs of women and therefore women do well in that specific business.
Capitalizing on our strengths and specific product based knowledge is one way a woman can really do well in the franchise business. For many of us, knowing exactly where to plug in to what we love and knowing how to do so is overwhelming; so here are some franchise opportunities that just might fit your life and talents like Cinderella’s slipper.
Check out a comprehensive listing (with details) on many franchise opportunities that are available to women at the following website:
HEALTH/BEAUTY: Whether you have a knack for snacks or a flair for hair, the health and beauty industry is booming even in a slow economy. Tanning salons and day spas are raking in the cash. It takes effort and investment of both time and money, but a savvy entrepreneur can do very well in today’s market. Some possibilities are:
The Tan Company: Tanning Salon
Webby: A children’s dance studio
Sweet and Sassy: Children’s updo salon and party company
WEDDINGS: No one knows weddings like a former bride! If you have a penchant for planning, a wedding consultation franchise business or special event planning company might be the recipe for your financial happily ever after!
Plan Ahead Events: Wedding and event planners
All About Honeymoons: The name says it all!
CHILDREN: Those of us with little ones know the importance of having things to keep them entertained, educated, or to celebrate special days. Take your experience with children and turn it into a fun and profitable franchise! Here are a few options, but it only skims the surface of the industry.
Maui Playcare: A “drop in” daycare system
Jumping J-Jays: An inflatable jumping castle business
Games 2 U: Video games that are delivered to your house
FOOD: If there is one thing that many women know, it is food. We cook it and serve it to our family and friends pretty much daily, so why not capitalize on your kitchen innovations by starting your own foodservice franchise? Here are some very popular franchise opportunities that women across the country are raving about!
Nature’s Table Cafe: Healthy baked foods
Sweet Factory: Candy Retailer
Bear Creek Coffee: A double drive thru coffee service
Fresh Berry: Frozen yogurt cafe
Beyond Juice: A juice cafe
CLEANING: Most women know how tough it is to try to work and keep a house looking neat and tidy. Turn your knowledge of cleaning into a commercial or residential cleaning service and your hard work could pay off big!
Maid to Perfection: Residential cleaning service
Mint Condition: Commercial cleaning service
For those women who do not want to leave home to have a successful franchise, consider the possibilities of owning an “at home” franchise. Here are some great franchise opportunities that will allow you to work in the comfort of your own home.
EmbroidMe: Embroidering service
Beautiful Interiors by Designing Den: Interior Design
Speaking Roses: Writing messages on roses!
Safe Journey: Round the clock care for people or pets
No matter what you choose, be sure that it is something that you will enjoy and you can be sure that as a smart, innovative lady, success is sure to follow!