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  • Accounting Businesses for Sale

    Accounting Businesses

    Several current trends are changing the way accounting businesses operate, according to research from Wolters Kluwer, CCH, a global provider of tax, accounting, and audit information, software, and services.

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  • Advertising Business for Sale

    Advertising Business

    In the US, advertising is a multi-billion-dollar industry. In 2015, it was reported that there were more than 13.3 thousand advertising agencies in the US with close to 189 thousand employees. It is expected that ad agencies in the US will generate more than 45 billion US dollars in revenue in 2020.

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  • Agriculture Business for Sale

    Agriculture Business

    Agriculture, food, and related industries contributed $992 billion to the US gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015, a 5.5% share, according to the latest research available from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Exports from US farms are expected to reach $140 billion during the fiscal year 2018.

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  • Antique Business for Sale

    Antique Business

    With the ability to purchase anything and everything from shoes to technology online, fewer and fewer consumers are physically entering stores. This has caused numerous fast fashion franchises to cut back on the number of locations. That being said, antique stores, with their one-of-a-kind, timeless pieces, are unaffected by this trend.

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  • Art Businesses for Sale

    Art Businesses

    The art industry is lucrative and incredibly popular among consumers. In fact, the art and culture market is estimated at 150 billion US dollars annually - not including spending on museums and exhibitions.

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  • Automotive Businesses for Sale

    Automotive Businesses

    There is no shortage of choice for those interested in buying an automotive business. And the good news for sellers of automotive businesses is that sales are brisk in the industry.

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  • Aviation Businesses for Sale

    Aviation Businesses

    The International Air Transport Association expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion on forecast total revenues of $736 billion, which represents a 4.1% net profit margin.

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  • Awards Businesses for Sale

    Awards Businesses

    An awards business may simply provide the merchandise such as awards made of multiple materials while some may even include engraving services. These businesses – whether small and local or larger and franchised – are prevalent in any area and a worthy investment.

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  • Bookstores for Sale


    When deciding to sell a bookstore, no amount of preparation is too extensive. For entrepreneurs interested in starting a bookstore business, purchasing an existing store is often smarter than starting from scratch.

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  • Building Materials Businesses for Sale

    Building Materials Businesses

    Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies estimated a total of $383.3 billion was spent by homeowners on home improvement in 2017 alone. Imagine adding commercial construction projects and office expansions to that number. There is never a wrong time to consider diving into this industry.

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  • Catering Businesses for Sale

    Catering Businesses

    More than five years ago, the catering industry contributed over $45 billion to the economy and by 2016, independent catering companies were making more than $8 billion in revenue. Similarly, the restaurant industry expects to add 1.4 million jobs by 2020.

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  • Child Care Businesses for Sale

    Child Care Businesses

    Child care is one of the largest sectors within the education and training industry. Child care centers provide supervision and educational programs for pre-school and school age children.

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  • Cleaning Businesses for Sale

    Cleaning Businesses

    A cleaning business can be an extremely profitable enterprise with consistent demand.

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  • Clothing Businesses for Sale

    Clothing Businesses

    Demand for clothing is driven by consumer income and fashion trends. The profitability of individual companies depends heavily on effective merchandising and marketing.

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  • Coffee Shops for Sale

    Coffee Shops

    There are more than 20,000 coffee shop businesses in the United States with an average combined annual revenue of $10 billion. With no signs of slowing down, experts predict the coffee shop industry to reach $46.2 billion by 2021.

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  • Construction Businesses for Sale

    Construction Businesses

    Total US construction starts for 2017 will advance 5% to $713 billion, following gains of 11% in 2015 and an estimated 1% in 2016, according to the 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook.

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  • Consulting Businesses  for Sale

    Consulting Businesses

    When a consulting business is for sale, it’s more than a property and its profits, it is the advice, experience and expertise of its consultants that is truly for sale. If you are selling a consulting business, it is important to market it as such

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  • Convenience Stores for Sale

    Convenience Stores

    In our fast-paced age, convenience and speed are highly valued currencies. Convenience stores offer the perfect business model to capitalize on these consumer demands.

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  • Craft Businesses for Sale

    Craft Businesses

    The craft industry includes goods that are handmade by artisans. During the recession, when many other retail sectors declined, the craft industry held steady at $30 billion in annual revenue.

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  • Daycare Businesses for Sale

    Daycare Businesses

    Daycare businesses have become necessary in today/'s fast-paced world. Businesses in the daycare industry provide daycare services for primarily pre-school aged children.

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  • Delivery Businesses for Sale

    Delivery Businesses

    The delivery service industry will always be in demand. Consumers consistently and increasingly need to free up time from must-do chores so they can focus on more productive or enjoyable activities.

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  • Dental Offices for Sale

    Dental Offices

    Most adults in the United States rate oral healthcare as important to them, according to research from the American Dental Association (ADA).

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  • Distribution Businesses for Sale

    Distribution Businesses

    According to The Outlook for Wholesale Distribution in 2016 survey conducted by industry magazine Modern Distribution Management and NetSuite, many distribution businesses throughout the U.S. expected growth in 2016 and beyond.

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  • Dry Cleaning Business for Sale

    Dry Cleaning Business

    The dry cleaning market is worth nine billion US dollars. With the US economy stabilizing, the future of dry cleaning could brighten. There will always be white collar workers and formal attire that will require professional dry cleaning.

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  • Electronics Businesses for Sale

    Electronics Businesses

    From 2001 to 2017, the number of businesses in electronics tripled and employment increased by 68%. This increase occurred as most other industries saw a decrease in both areas. There is no doubt that being in the market to buy or sell one of these businesses is a good idea.

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  • Equipment Rental Businesses for Sale

    Equipment Rental Businesses

    In 2018, the equipment rental industry market size was $51.72 billion with projections to reach $54.36 and $56.86 billion in 2019 and 2020 respectively. With the market growing exponentially and no signs of slowing down, it is both a worthy investment for new buyers and a wise business decision, if you are looking to sell.

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  • Event Planning Businesses for Sale

    Event Planning Businesses

    The event planning industry is a growing one. In the last five years, it has grown by 3.9% and by 2017, was worth 5 billion US dollars. In that same timeframe, the number of event planning businesses has grown by 2.1% and the number of employees by 2.4%.

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  • Export Businesses for Sale

    Export Businesses

    One look at current government statistics will tell you that the United States is exporting more goods and services than ever before. If you are considering the selling or purchase of an export business, now is a great time.

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  • Flooring Businesses for Sale

    Flooring Businesses

    Contractors in the $23 billion flooring industry primarily install flooring, carpeting, linoleum, wood, and other alternatives. Over the next few years, the flooring industry is forecast to grow up to 5% annually.

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  • Food Businesses for Sale

    Food Businesses

    Offering wide variety of unique business opportunities, grocery stores and supermarkets constitutes a $601 billion industry, carrying 90% of all food store sales.

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  • Frozen Yogurt Business for Sale

    Frozen Yogurt Business

    Cool treats – like frozen yogurt – are always in season. A study conducted in 2017 showed that the frozen yogurt industry makes $194,910,000 in profits with 121 million servings sold annually. The rise in its popularity has made it a lucrative industry with 820 shops found in the United States alone.

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  • Furniture Businesses for Sale

    Furniture Businesses

    The furniture industry primarily sells household, outdoor, and office furniture. A large part of retail sales come from living room, dining room, bedroom furniture.

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  • Gas Stations for Sale

    Gas Stations

    Buying a gas station is a profitable, stable and rewarding form of business ownership. Gasoline remains at the center of our global economy and daily lives.

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  • Gyms Fitness Centers for Sale

    Gyms Fitness Centers

    As people become increasingly more interested in leading healthier, more active lives, owning a gym will most likely continue to be a profitable enterprise.

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  • Hardware Stores for Sale

    Hardware Stores

    As the housing market has strengthened and consumer confidence has returned, the hardware store industry has steadily grown over the past five years.

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  • Hobby Business  for Sale

    Hobby Business

    A hobby is defined as “an activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure.” Therefore, finding monetary value in that can be incredibly rewarding.

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  • Housekeeping Businesses for Sale

    Housekeeping Businesses

    It comes as no surprise that the workforce includes 1.2 million people and has a 10-year projection of 6.1% growth. Needless to say, the housekeeping industry is one to consider investing in, especially in states like California, Florida, Texas, and New York.

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  • Ice Cream Shops for Sale

    Ice Cream Shops

    Ice cream is one of the most popular (and delicious) desserts in the world. It/'s no wonder that the average American consumes 23 pounds of ice cream every year.

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  • Import Businesses for Sale

    Import Businesses

    For nearly as long as there has been human civilization, there has been trade. In our collective history, humanity has shared an interest in buying and selling goods from one another.

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  • Insurance Businesses for Sale

    Insurance Businesses

    Insurance related companies constitute one of the largest sectors of overall business in the United States. Insurance carriers and related activities contributed $450.3 trillion, or 2.6% of the US Gross Domestic Product in 2014.

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  • Landscaping Businesses for Sale

    Landscaping Businesses

    Transworld/'s landscaping business category includes lawn care, tree trimming and many other services dedicated to designing and maintaining attractive outdoor spaces.

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  • Liquor Stores for Sale

    Liquor Stores

    Liquor stores have always been a stable, "recession-resistant" form of business that provide their owners - especially owners looking to work as owner-operators - with a reliable income.

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  • Manufacturing Businesses for Sale

    Manufacturing Businesses

    The backbone of industry, manufacturing drives the country/'s economy, accounting for 12% of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product.

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  • Medical Businesses for Sale

    Medical Businesses

    Currently, the global market size stands at 430 billion US dollars and is most prominent in the United States and Western Europe. However, most medical technology companies come from the United States. For example, Johnson & Johnson made 27 billion US dollars in 2017.

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  • Moving Business for Sale

    Moving Business

    In 2016, the moving industry made $85.7 billion in profits, and trends show a continuous increase. Although the industry is mostly comprised of small businesses, there is room for growth, particularly in franchising and expansion.

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  • Pest Control Businesses for Sale

    Pest Control Businesses

    The pest control industry is a highly sought after sector in business brokerage. There are many reasons for this, but the main one is the buyers love the recurring revenue model that the companies enjoy.

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  • Pizza Restaurants for Sale

    Pizza Restaurants

    With taste and quality being among the most important qualities when choosing a restaurant, of 68,950 restaurant goers, 47% actually stated that reasonably priced food outranked food quality (30%) and type of cuisine (25%). Studies conducted in the United States showed 18.5 billion of 45.1 billion dollars in overall pizza sales were through independent pizzerias.

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  • Pool Businesses for Sale

    Pool Businesses

    The pool business is a $15 billion-dollar industry comprised of establishments that construct a wide range of swimming pools, including in-ground pools, swimming ponds and indoor pools.

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  • Pool Cleaning Business for Sale

    Pool Cleaning Business

    It might surprise you to know that the number of people in the US who own a pool, hot tub or spa is approaching the 20 million mark. This growth trend for the pool industry will likely translate into growth in the market for the services of swimming pool cleaning and maintenance businesses.

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  • Private Schools for Sale

    Private Schools

    Private schools in the US have never been more popular with parents and other adults throughout the nation, according to recent statistics. A Gallup Poll survey conducted in August 2017 showed that Americans rate private schools significantly higher than other types of schools.

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  • Real Estate Businesses for Sale

    Real Estate Businesses

    The real estate business is a diverse industry, including the major sectors of real estate brokerage, property management and leasing.

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  • Restaurant Businesses for Sale

    Restaurant Businesses

    Restaurant businesses are returning on investment better than ever - a trend that has continued year after year for the past eight years, according to the National Restaurant Association.

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  • Restaurants for Sale


    As most of us know, the restaurant industry enjoys nearly universal popularity among consumers. Restaurants provide a practical service while offering a favorite source of leisure.

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  • Retail Businesses for Sale

    Retail Businesses

    Optimistic is the word most retail business owners used to describe their outlook for growth when they answered market research company CIT/'s 2016 Survey of Middle Market Retailers.

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  • Salons for Sale


    Since a significant portion of the consumer population rarely sacrifices spending on personal appearance and grooming even in hard economic times, the salon industry is virtually recession-proof.

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  • Schools for Sale


    Transworld/'s collection of schools for sale offers something to match the interests of any educational entrepreneur.

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  • Security Businesses for Sale

    Security Businesses

    Troubling world events over the past decade along with the effects of the economic recovery have led to an increase in service sales for several types of security businesses.

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  • Transportation Businesses for Sale

    Transportation Businesses

    Virtually everything that surrounds us comes from somewhere else. The transportation industry encompasses all those businesses that move people or goods, by land, sea, or air, from one point to another.

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  • Travel Businesses for Sale

    Travel Businesses

    The travel industry is huge, contributing more than $10 trillion (US dollars) to the global economy annually, representing a significant portion of the overall economy.

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  • Venue Businesses for Sale

    Venue Businesses

    As more brands have been seeking live experiences in order to engage with their audiences, the need for event planners and event spaces has increased accordingly. In 2018, the demand for non-traditional meeting facilities was expected to increase by 3.8%.

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  • Wholesale Businesses for Sale

    Wholesale Businesses

    Consolidation and success in leveraging technology have driven profitability and productivity for many wholesale businesses. Plenty of opportunity is now available for those who want to buy wholesale businesses.

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