Non-Franchised Business Opportunities

How is a business opportunity different from a franchise opportunity? Both are opportunities to start your own business and while they do share similar characteristics, from a legal and operational standpoint they are very different.

Typically, franchises make use of a trademark, maintain significant control, receive direct franchisor support, and pay more initially to enter the business than non-franchised business operators do. Non-franchised business opportunities usually have fewer barriers to entry, especially price. And while they may receive less direct support, they are freer to follow their own star than franchisees are, since they don't need to follow strict operational rules and other system guidelines to the letter, as a franchise operator must do.

If you prefer a looser arrangement than franchising offers - with fewer restrictions, but less support - check out the business opportunities below.

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Paint Nite Business Opportunity
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Paint Nite
Paint NiteĀ® and Plant Nite invite guests to get creative while they get social at popular bars in over 1,500 cities around the world.

Lice Clinics of America Business Opportunity
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Lice Clinics of America
Parents are desperate for a fast and effective solution. Until now, the only options were pesticide-based products that require hours upon hours of tedious combing, along-side with cleaning and re-cleaning of their environment, sometimes for...

Save-A-Lot food stores Business Opportunity
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Save-A-Lot food stores
Save-A-Lot is the nation's leading hard discount grocery chain with over 1,300 stores across the U.S. and Caribbean.
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