Franchises for sale / resale in California

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Worldwide recognized convenience store franchise.


Market leader in ice cream and frozen desserts franchise.

Beach Hut Deli

Deli restaurant with beach resort culture.

Brain Balance Centers

Specialized achievement centers that offer the ground-breaking Brain Balance Program®.

Budget Blinds

Custom window coverings franchise


National brand franchise serving superior ice-cream and treats.

Doctors Express

Urgent Care center providing high quality medical services.


Leader in custom picture framing franchise.


Fast casual, gourmet hamburger restaurant.

FirstLight Home Care

High-quality home care.

Grease Monkey

Grease Monkey International, Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent franchisors of automotive fast lube centers.

Handyman Connection

Home repair and home improvement franchise.

Kaia Fit

Fitness and lifestyle centers.


Math instruction learning center

Oil & Vinegar

Gourmet food and gift franchise

Once Upon A Child

The largest and leading children’s resale store.

Pita Pit

Fast food restaurant with a new and unique approach serving healthy alternative fresh ingredients.

Planet Beach

World's largest automated spa franchise.

Plato's Closet

Retail franchise leader in the teen resale space offering gently-used, brand-name apparel and accessories.

Professor Egghead

Academy offering interactive science and engineering concepts to children.


Design, build and install custom glide-out shelving systems franchise.


Nationally recognized full-service sign business

SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service®

Oil Change and Full-service Automotive Care Franchise.

Sub franchise

This sub chain is the world’s largest sandwich chain with more than 37,000 locations around the world

Sylvan Learning

Educational centers providing tutoring and supplemental education


Direct Marketing franchise with the most recognized coupon brand in North America.

TGA Premier Sports

After school youth sports franchise merging academics and sports.

The UPS Store

Retail shipping, postal, printing and business service center


Direct Marketing franchise with the most recognized coupon brand in North America.

Wayback Burgers

Cooked to order and served fresh burger restaurant.

We Olive & Wine Bar

Domestic artisan-produced extra virgin olive oil retail and wine bar franchise.

Franchising in California

California is the most populated state in America. Over 38 million people reside in California, making it home to 1 out of 8 Americans. 8 of the most populated cities in the US are in California – Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, Long Beach and Oakland. .

The entertainment industry in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area has contributed to the huge and prosperous Californian economy; it has been noted that if California were a country it would have the 9th largest economy in the world. Other contributing areas are tourism, agriculture, aerospace, education and manufacturing.

Franchising in California is immense; there are over 82,739 franchise businesses across the state. As a result, franchising largely contributes to the Californian economy; the total GDP as a direct result of franchising in California is $58,187 million; the GDP because of franchising is $147,610.5 million. It is also one of the main states for job creation; 925,700 people are directly employed in franchising in California and over 1,852,200 people in total are employed because of franchising.

Though franchising is very popular in California, many new and existing franchise opportunities are still available across the state including the state capital Sacramental and the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, Long Beach and Oakland.