For would-be entrepreneurs, our franchises offer built-in benefits, such as brand-name recognition and proven formulas upon which to build success. That’s not to say that plunking down a chunk of money will buy you a thriving business: Owning and operating a franchise requires, like any business, an investment of time, as well as the will to succeed.

Still think you’re cut out for the franchise world? Then click through to learn about our most promising franchise opportunities.