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Franchising in Illinois is Quite Swell



Every year, the International Franchise Association publishes a comprehensive report highlighting the economic impact franchising has on the US economy. Our data for 2017 showed that there are 733,000 franchise establishments that support nearly 7.6 million jobs, $674.3 billion of economic output for the U.S. economy, and 2.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

In the state of Illinois, there are a whopping 29,000 franchises that support nearly 321,400 jobs, $31.8 billion of Illinois' economic output, and $20 billion of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Get more information about the economic impact of franchising in Illinois by clicking here, or by going to and selecting your state!

Some of the IFA franchisor members who call Washington home include Car-X Tire & Auto, BrightStar Franchising, Inc. and Spring-Green Lawn Care Corp.To get started on your journey of franchise ownership, here’s a list of IFA members who are offering franchises in the great state of Illinois!