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Franchises A-Z

In this section you will find a complete list of known franchise businesses. Though not all of them are actively recruiting new franchisees, we have compiled this list to provide vital information about the companies that franchise, and provide a clear representation of the reach the franchise industry has in the business community. Our list of franchises currently includes 2,841 franchises from 24 countries.

Franchise Companies Beginning With The Letter W

  • Wayback Burgers
    Jake's Hamburgers began with a single restaurant in Newark, DE in 1991, that still occupies its original home on Route 273.
    Wayback Burgers
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1991
  • WG Storage & Delivery
    WG Storage & Delivery serves as the premier specialist in "White Glove" relocation, receiving, climate-controlled storage, delivery and installation.
    WG Storage & Delivery
  • Window World
    Founded in 1995, Window World the company consistently delivers value to homeowners by combining quality windows, siding and doors with excellent service at low prices.
    Window World
  • Wings Etc.
    Wings Etc. is a family-friendly Restaurant & Pub, with a diverse menu featuring their Award-Winning Jumbo Buffalo Wings, Wood-Smoked Babyback Ribs, Cold Beer, great atmosphere, and that good-old-fashioned "vibe" that makes you want to come in and just
    Wings Etc.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1994
  • Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
    Wingstop offers restaurants with a nostalgic, aviation-themed atmosphere where the sole focus is on chicken wings.
    Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1994
  • W Hotels Worldwide
    W Hotels is a global lifestyle brand with 22 properties in the most vibrant cities around the world.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1998
  • Waffle Brothers
    Waffle Brothers has an extensive list of topped Waffles and other assorted breakfast items.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2010
  • Waffle House
    Waffle House® restaurants have offered the unbeatable combination of good food with outstanding service since 1955.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1955
  • Wafflo
    Wafflo is the most unique and innovative way to serve ice cream today.
  • Wag 'N Wash
    Wag 'N Wash Healthy Pet Center is a full-line specialty retail destination for cats and dogs that has created a community for pet enthusiasts to come and be pet people.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1999
  • Waggin' Tailz
    Waggin' Tailz is a petsitting franchise that provides a wide variety of professional and personalized in-home pet care services.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • Wahlburgers
    Wahlburgers offers both fast casual and table service dining featuring a menu of made-to-order fresh ground beef burgers, pure beef hot dogs, crispy fries, onion rings, tater tots and specialty frappes.
  • Wahoo's Fish Taco
    The Wahoo's story begins in 1988, when the three Wahoo's brothers, Wing, Ed and Mingo, combined their love of surf and food to create a restaurant with an eclectic Mexican/Brazilian/Asian menu and a Hawaiian north-shore vibe.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1988
  • Wall Street Deli
    Wall Street Deli is a multi-unit restaurant chain offering consumers a variety of freshly prepared made-to-order sandwiches, soups, salads, a breakfast menu and a gourmet coffee bar.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1967
  • Wallace Property Management Group
    Wallace Property Management Group (WPMG) is a professional Property Management Company offering an established system that specializes in middle to upper-end residential homes.
  • Wash My Car
    WASH MY CAR - the mobile car wash franchise is a new concept in Europe and it means washing the car on the spot where it is parked and is an ecological mobile car wash service and a green franchise.
  • WATCH IT! Incorporated
    Watch IT! is a watch, sunglass and accessory retail boutique that is changing the face of time.
    • Location: CA
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1999
  • Water To Go
    Water To Go® has four franchise concepts: Purified Water To Go®, Water To Go Diet & Nutrition Center™, Purified Water To Go Express® and Purified Water Store™.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • Watermill Express
    Watermill Express provides you and your family with healthy, delicious pure drinking water 24-hours a day without the waste of disposable bottles. Bring your own clean containers and see why thousands have switched to Watermill Express.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1984
  • Waterway
    Waterway can perform all aspects of the hose testing process and will test on equipment specially designed to test fire hose.
  • Wave Home Solutions
    WAVE provides affordable technologies that deliver superior results addressing natural indoor environmental conditions that can be harmful, unhealthy, and costly.
  • We Can Respite Services
    We Can! Respite Services is a successful franchise business concept devoted to looking after people with intellectual disabilities, brain injuries, autism and other neurological disorder.
  • We Care Health Services Inc
    We Care is the largest independently owned home care service provider in Canada.
  • We Olive
    We Olive strives to be the best place to experience the finest California Olive oils and other olive products from around the world.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2003
  • We The People USA, Inc.
    We The People is a rapidly growing network of offices, providing high quality, affordable legal document preparation to people who choose to represent themselves in uncontested legal matters.
  • We Tie The Knots
    Established in 2011, We Tie The Knots is a franchised wedding planning company based out of Colorado and Georgia.
  • We're Rolling Pretzel Company
    We're Rolling Pretzel Company provides customers with fresh, homemade soft pretzels and superior customer service.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1996
  • Weed Man
    Weed Man is a network of locally owned and operated lawn care professionals providing environmentally responsible fertilization, weed control and integrated pest management services.
  • WeeWatch
    Wee Watch offers full and part-time care for children six weeks to twelve years of age.
    • Location: CA
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1984
  • Weichert
    Weichert has more than 19,300 sales associates in over 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S.
  • Weight Watchers International
    Weight Watchers International, Inc. is the world's leading provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • Welcomemat Services
    Welcomemat Services is a marketing strategies and technology company providing monthly direct mail packages to individuals and families who have recently changed their address.
  • Welcyon, Fitness After 50
    Founded by healthcare executives Tom and Suzy Boerboom, Welcyon, Fitness After 50, is an up-and-coming franchisor of health clubs designed specifically for adults over 50.
  • WellBiz Brands, Inc.
    Formerly known as Fitness Together Holdings, Inc., WellBiz Brands, Inc. is headquartered in Highlands Ranch, Colorado and is one of the largest wellness franchise organizations in the United States.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1984
  • Wendy's
    Wendy's is a chain of restaurants founded by Dave Thomas based in Dublin, Ohio and owned by the American corporation Wendy's International, Inc. There are over 6,700 Wendy's restaurants worldwide.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • Wendy's Music
    Wendy's Music can fully administer a program for your Preschool, Special School, Primary or Secondary School including School Band Programs, Keyboard/Piano, Choir/Vocal, String, Guitar, Recorder Consort, Percussion, and General Music Appreciation courses
  • Wendy's Supa Sundaes
    Wendy's Supa Sundaes started out by offering a very exciting, unique and wonderful tasting dairy treat.
    • Location: AU
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1979
  • Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc.
    Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. is the nation's third largest quick service restaurant company and is comprised of the Wendy's(R) and Arby's(R) brands, two companies distinguished by traditions of quality food and service.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • West Sanitation Services, Inc.
    West Sanitation is a company based out of Torrance, California that specializes in the development of odor control services for the restroom.
  • West Side Charlie's Bar and Billiards
    West Side Charlies offers an upscale environment with downscale prices.
  • Westaff
    Westaff provides staffing services and employment opportunities for businesses in global markets.
  • Western Sizzlin Corporation
    Western Sizzlin serves only the finest steaks.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1962
  • Westin Hotels & Resorts
    Westin Hotels & Resorts® redefine efficient service with an effortless style and gracious attitude that ensures a truly unforgettable experience.
  • Westshore Pizza
    Westshore Pizza was founded in 1994 to bring "The Taste of Philly" to Florida.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1994
  • Wet-seal Australia
    Wet-seal encompasses all facets of waterproofing and sealing internal and external wet areas - residential, commercial and industrial applications.
  • Wetzel's Pretzels
    Wetzel's Pretzels LLC is a privately held company operating more than 250 company-owned and franchised locations throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, South Korea, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Philippines and Puerto Rico.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1994
  • What's New
    What's New is Australia's largest gift and novelty retailer.
    • Location: AU
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1975
  • Wheel Fun Rentals
    Welcome to Wheel Fun Rentals, home of the nation's premier recreational rental outlets.
  • Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches
    Which Wich Superior Sandwiches is best known for its customizable sandwiches, creative ordering system and personalized sandwich bag.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2003
  • Whitbread
    Whitbread PLC is the UK's leading hospitality company, managing the number one brands in hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops, including Premier Inn, Brewers Fayre, Beefeater, and Costa.
    • Location: GB
    • Industry:
  • White Spot Restaurants
    Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, White Spot is a British Columbia legend.
    • Location: CA
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1928
  • Whole Child Learning Co., The
    The Whole Child Learning Company provides high quality educational enrichment programs for young children.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1996
  • Wholesome Tummies
    Wholesome Tummies creates foods that empower children to make healthy food choices. The menus are designed to ensure that developing minds and muscles are fueled by wholesome ingredients.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2007
  • Wienerschnitzel
    Wienerschnitzel is an American fast-food chain founded in 1961 as "Der Wienerschnitzel" that specializes in hot dogs, but is currently expanding to other unique items (e.g., hamburgers, sandwiches).
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1961
  • Wild Bird Centers
    Wild Bird Centers carry a complete line of birding products including seed, suet, feeders, baths, houses, books, hardware and garden accessories.
  • Wild Birds Unlimited
    Wild Birds Unlimited, based in Carmel, Indiana (an Indianapolis suburb), is part of the original and largest franchise system of backyard birdfeeding and nature specialty stores with over 300 locations throughout the United States and Canada.
  • Wild Cards & Gifts
    WILD offers their customers the very best and most modern ranges available today in the Cards & Gifts Industry.
  • Wild Wing Cafe
    Founded by Cecil and Dianne Crowley in Hilton Head Island in 1990, the Wild Wing Café concept is based on the idea that people will flock to a place that serves the best flavored wings, cold beer and good times.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1990
  • Wildlife X Team
    At Wildlife X Team, they humanely remove unwelcome pests or animals.
  • Williams Chicken

    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1987
  • Williams Fresh Cafe Inc
    Williams Fresh Cafe is Canada's leading Fast Casual cafe serving fresh food in a vibrant, inviting atmosphere.
    • Location: CA
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1993
  • Wimpy's Diner Inc.
    Wimpy's Diner is a full menu Diner Style Restaurant chain with a nostalgic 50's and 60's atmosphere, serving Famous Burgers, Home style breakfast, Lunch, Dinner specials and other generously portioned entrees.
    • Location: CA
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1988
  • WIN Home Inspection
    WIN Home Inspection (WIN) is a nationally recognized leader in home inspection services, having performed over 250,000 inspections since 1994.
  • Winchell's Donut House
    Winchell's Donuts is an international doughnut company founded by Verne Winchell on October 8, 1948, in Temple City, California.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1948
  • Window Gang
    Window Gang was founded in 1986 by Tim McCullen in the small coastal community of Wrightsville Beach, NC as a part-time summer job.
  • Window Genie
    Window Genie offers a variety of affordable services which add beauty and value to your home.
  • Wine Buff, The
    The Wine Buff shops supply direct to restaurants, hotels, bars, caterers, galleries, hamper companies etc.
    • Location: IE
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2000
  • Wine Loft, The
    The Wine Loft is an upscale wine bar offering more than 70 wines by the glass and 250 by the bottle. The original wine bar opened in New Orleans in 2003, but was forced to relocate in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • Wine Not International
    Wine Not International Inc. is a franchise based Custom Winery concept ideal for those with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for wine.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • WineStyles Inc.
    WineStyles was founded in 2002. The dream began with the idea of simplifying the selection of wine while creating an inviting old world store design.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2002
  • Wing Heaven Restaurant
    At Wing Heaven Only The Good Chickens Make It In
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2004
  • Wing Machine
    The story of Wing Machine started in 1985, when two daring young men ventured to start a baked wings business with $47,000. Their secret recipe to make baked wings proved to be successful and by 1994 Wing Machine had expanded to more than 10 locations thr
    • Location: CA
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1985
  • Wing Zone
    Wing Zone is one of the nation's fastest-growing takeout/delivery chains -- known for its 25 award-winning flavors of fresh, cooked-to-order chicken wings, fingers, chicken sandwiches, burgers and more.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1991
  • Wingate Inn
    Wingate® by Wyndham is the brand that is "Built For Business®".
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1996
  • Wingers Grill and Bar
    Winger's USA and Winger's Franchising, Inc. are wholly owned subsidiaries of The Slaymaker Group.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1993
  • Wingman
    Wingman is unique in the "Buffalo Style" chicken wing restaurant market.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1981
  • Wings 'N More Express
    Wings 'N More customizes each basket of wings with one of their proprietary sauces, made specifically for them. The menu also highlights hand-breaded chicken tenders, made-to-order burgers, sandwiches and freshly tossed salads.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2008
  • Wings Over
    Wings Over serve the best wings, boneless wings, ribs, sandwiches and fries for takeout and delivery.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1998
  • Wings, Pizza n Things
    Wings-Pizza-N-Things restaurants offer a pleasant atmosphere combined with food that no other restaurant can compete with!
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • WingStreet
    WingStreet, the world's largest delivery wing chain is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM). WingStreet offers customers both intense taste and variety with eight different flavor options.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2003
  • WingsUp!
    WingsUp! is an eight store chain specializing in gourmet chicken menu items.
    • Location: CA
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1988
  • WingsXtreme
    We especially like good ole' Americana like chicken wings and burgers.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • Winmark Corporation
    Winmark Corporation is a recognized leader in franchise-owned and operated business opportunities.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1988
  • Wireless Zone® Franchise
    Wireless Zone® stores offers the latest technology, from smartphones and tablets to customized, comprehensive mobile and data plans.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1988
  • Wirth Business Credit
    Wirth Business Credit is a unique small ticket leasing and financing company which serves the 25 million small businesses that make up the backbone of the U.S. economy.
  • Wit or Witout Philly Cheesesteaks
    Wit or Witout Philly Cheesesteaks, with the help of the city's bakers and butchers, and lots and lots of taste tests, they cook up a long, thin roll stuffed with slices of tender steak.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2009
  • Wok Box
    Wok Box was founded in 2005 as a single store in downtown Edmonton, Alberta, on Jasper Avenue and 101st Street.
    • Location: CA
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2005
  • Wok Me
    Wok Me is a healthy fast food franchise which opened is first store in Fortitude Valley just before Christmas in 2004.
    • Location: AU
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2004
  • wokinabox
    wokinabox® provides people with tasty and healthy eating at a reasonable price
    • Location: AU
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2002
  • Women's Health Boutique
    Women's Health Boutique is part of the International Center for Entrepreneurial Development, Inc.
  • Wood Rot Doctor Franchising
    Wood Rot Doctor Franchising Pty Ltd was established as an initiative by Thomson White Australia Pty Ltd.
  • Woodcraft
    Woodcraft Supply, LLC. annually distributes more than three million catalogs featuring over 8,000 items to all 50 states and 111 foreign countries.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1928
  • Woody's Bar-B-Q
    After opening their first Woody's Bar-B-Q in 1980, partners Woody Mills and Yolanda Mills-Mawman have spent the past three decades setting the "bar" higher for great Southern Bar-B-Q.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1980
  • Woof Gang Bakery
    Woof Gang Bakery is a leader in retail pet supplies and service, and provides the very best in pet care.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 2007
  • Workout Anytime 24/7
    Workout Anytime 24/7 provides the most convenient (24/7 – 365) first class fitness experience, with the best equipment, superior service and cleanliness in a neighborhood atmosphere where everyone knows your name.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1999
  • Workout World
    Workout World is the fastest growing fitness equipment chain in Australia in all three markets of home, corporate and commercial equipment.
  • World Gym
    World Gym is one of the most respected and trusted names in the fitness today.
  • World of Beer
    World of Beer is a truly uncommon establishment where the experience is as essential as the product. World of Beer creates an atmosphere where patrons feel at home, as if they are visiting a neighbor and not just a neighborhood bar.
  • World of Maths
    World of Maths is a unique travelling maths show that provides fun, colourful, hands-on, mathematical, problem solving activities for student participation in school visits since 1990.
    • Location: AU
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1990
  • World of Water International Ltd.
    Since 1976 World of Water® has been a world-class producer and marketer of Dewdrop® steam distilled water and franchisor of retail bottled water stores.
    • Location: CA
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1976
  • World Tavern Entertainment
    World Tavern Entertainment® is a bar entertainment company based in Durham, North Carolina.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • World Wrapps
    World Wrapps began as a community-based, small business and they remain true to that core today.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1996
  • Worldwide Express
    Worldwide Express provids unmatched levels of service and competitive rates to the small to medium sized business segment (SMB) of the U.S. air express and ground market.
  • Worldwide Online Printing
    Worldwide Online Printing is an Australian-owned organisation which was established in 1995 to supply digital and offset print and related services to businesses across Australia.
    • Location: AU
    • Industry:
    • Founded: 1995
  • Worldwide Refinishing Systems
    Worldwide Refinishing Systems (Aust) Pty Ltd is an Australian owned company incorporated in 1990 to bring Worldwide Refinishing Systems ('WRS') resurfacing technology to Australia.
  • Worldwide Wireless
    WorldWide Wireless is a premiere retailer of wireless communications and entertainment based out of Indiana.
  • WOW Café American Grill & Wingery
    The WOW Café American Grill & Wingery serves wraps, over-sized salads, Angus burgers on Texas toast, southwest items including: quesadillas, fajitas and of course wings, tenders and shrimp.
    • Location: US
    • Industry:
  • Wrappings
    Wrappings stores are located in most of the major shopping centres throughout Victoria and they provide a diversified range of gifts and greeting cards suitable for every giving occasion.
  • WSI International
    With a network of over 1500 offices in 87 countries, WSI is the leading provider of Internet solutions to small and medium sized businesses the world over.
  • Wyndham Worldwide
    Wyndham Worldwide offers a broad suite of hospitality products and services across various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through its premier portfolio of world-renowned brands.
 

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