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15 Promising Young Franchises To Watch

These 15 brands are on the brink of taking the industry by storm.

In franchising, the McDonald’s, Domino’s and KFC’s of the world are usually the ones getting the most attention. But smaller, newer companies deserve some credit, too. By bringing unique concepts to the table, they’re helping to keep franchising fresh—and they’re all on the brink of taking the industry by storm.

To keep you in the loop, 1851 Franchise has compiled a list of 15 young companies to watch in the future. Here are a handful of brands you should keep an eye on:


When Josh York was just 25-years-old, he broke ground on his dream of building a fitness business. York started GYMGUYZ with $15,000 out of his parents’ dining room, and since then, this mobile in-home training franchise has grown to a multi-million dollar company in six states. GYMGUYZ’s model is the first of its kind—with this brand, the coaches come to you, and they bring with them all the equipment you need to get a great workout. They’re also committed to tailoring exercise routines to fit each client’s needs and goals.