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Franchising is Sizzling in South Carolina


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 South Carolina, there are a whopping 12,000 franchises that support nearly 130,000 jobs, $10.2 billion of South Carolina's economic output, and $5.8 billion of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Get more information about the economic impact of franchising in South Carolina by clicking here, or by going to and selecting your state!

Some of the IFA franchisor members who call South Carolina home include 9Round Fitness, Pure Barre and Denny's.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 South Carolina!