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Franchising is Monumental in Michigan


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 Michigan, there are a whopping 23,000 franchises that support nearly 247,200 jobs, $19.5 billion of Michigan's economic output, and $11.1 Billion of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Get more information about the economic impact of franchising in Michigan by clicking here, or by going to and selecting your state!

Some of the IFA franchisor members who call Michigan home include ComForCareHome Care, Kilwins Chocolates Franchise, Inc. and Two Men and A Truck.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 Michigan!