In fact, nearly one-third of the companies ranked in Entrepreneur?s
Franchise 500? offer franchisees the opportunity to run a business
without the need for a storefront, office or warehouse outside the home.
You?ll find the 100 highest-ranking of those companies here.
about the low costs and flexibility of a homebased business, but not a
homebody? Don?t worry, homebased doesn?t necessarily mean homebound.
Many of the franchises on this list are also mobile businesses. While
the home serves as a base of operations, franchisees and employees spend
their days out and about, bringing products and services to customers.
Even some quick-service companies whose franchisees were once confined
to fixed storefronts are now evolving by offering the option of selling
from trucks, vans and trailers.
Inclusion on this list is not
intended as a recommendation of any particular franchise. No matter what
type of opportunity you?re seeking, always do your research before
investing. That means carefully reading the company?s legal documents,
consulting with an attorney and an accountant and talking to franchisees
to find out whether the business is right for you.
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