The experts at Bid-On-Equipment wanted to take a look at franchising opportunities around the country with an eye on where where aspiring entrepreneurs were interested in opening fast food franchises as well as what type of franchise they wanted to open. They took a look at Google search volume trends that were specifically based on searches for franchising opportunities in every state. After analyzing hundreds of different search phrases, here’s what they found about which franchises are the most popular to open in each state
You can see some interesting patterns. First, Chick-Fil-A is clearly dominating in the southeast portion of the country. Dunkin’ Donuts, an east coast mainstay, has a hold of a lot of the northeast, and Little Caesars has solid footing in the southwest.
Which franchises are the riskiest to take on? They gathered that the highest failure rate was Subway at 23 percent and the lowest failure rates were Whataburger and Taco Bell, with a roughly 0 percent failure rate, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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