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Franchising is Thriving in the State of Minnesota




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 Minnesota, there are a whopping 15,000 franchises that support nearly 153,000 jobs, $9.7 billion of Minnesota’s economic output, and $8 billion of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Get more information about the economic impact of franchising in Minnesota by clicking hereor by going to and selecting your state!


Some of the IFA franchisor members who call Minnesota home include, International Dairy Queen, Clothes Mentor and Anytime Fitness.  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 Minnesota!