As someone who has helped people buy franchises you can operate from home, it’s always exciting for me to observe new trends emerging in this space.
Now for those unfamiliar, home-based franchise opportunities refer to business models that can successfully be operated from a home office. Sometimes there are employees and sometimes there’s not. It depends on the franchise opportunity you choose. It also depends on how you want your business to operate.
Whether due to family responsibilities, lack of access to retail hubs, or desire for a work-from-home balanced lifestyle – the ability to run a franchise from a home office opens the doors to business ownership for lots of people.
The Pandemic: The Growth Of Home-Based Franchise Businesses
The pandemic our world experienced has massively accelerated interest in what are now known as “flexible arrangements.”
Specifically, as pandemic lockdowns took hold and many white-collar employees adopted permanent remote status, so too did our perception of where and how work can feasibly get done.
That’s led to remote control models blossoming across sectors, showing that location is becoming increasingly irrelevant as long as quality service, connection, and productivity are maintained. One of the results?
More About The Growth Of Franchises You Can Operate From Home
This seismic shift has translated directly to serious growth within the home-based franchise sector.
For instance, existing referral-based concepts like home inspection franchises saw sales spike as existing professionals sought to consolidate their independent operations under a respected brand.
Meanwhile, entirely new work-from-home franchise opportunities have launched like online tutoring, and even telehealth.
New Report Out On Home-Based Franchises
Keeping everything in mind I pointed out above, you should read the newest report out on the home-based franchise scene. Why?
Because there may be an opportunity for you to own a business you can operate from a home office.
So check out this excellent report on home-based franchise opportunities from my strategic partner, Franchise Direct.