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In 2015, there were 782,573 franchise establishments, according to the International Franchise Association Educational Foundation. They employed more than 8.8 million workers. There are a number of franchise directories available that list hundreds of franchise opportunities in diverse areas. While some franchisers sell units all across the country, others only do business in a few states. Some of the most successful franchises can guarantee a franchisee great revenue, but these franchise units can require hundreds of thousands of dollars in initial investment.

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