'Indian Franchise Report 2012', is a pioneering effort on part of
Franchise India Holdings Limited to bring to the forefront a decade long journey of the
franchise business concept, the changing investment patterns and business insight
leading to a paradigm shift in the Indian business ecosystem. The Indian franchise
industry stands at a staggering USD 15 Billion mark, and is expected to touch USD 34
billion by 2015. The Indian franchise eco-system today comprises of over 3700
franchisors supported by over 2,00,000 franchisees. The participation by females as
front runner in this format still holds a low spot with only 26 per cent of the
franchisees being lead by women.
The franchise industry is young and dynamic and what's even more stimulating is the extremely young business class that is ridding this growth journey forward- 69 per cent of the franchisees in India are in the age group of 18 to 35 years. With more easily disposable income at hand, this young class of investors is only going to grow more aggressive and take upon bigger opportunities in the coming decade. Another major trend is the growing clout of professionals entering the business space via franchising. Over 85 per cent of the franchises hold a graduation or UG/PG degree.
The report delivers deep insight into the best performing franchise sectors based on the expansion blueprints of top brands, current growth rate and over all sector's performance these are top franchisable sectors: