10 Emerging Franchise Brands to Watch
10 Emerging Franchise Brands to Watch

Amidst the flood of blips on the radar, who is really here to stay?

With every year comes a new glut of burgeoning businesses and growing franchises. Amidst the flood of blips on the radar, who is really here to stay? 1851 Franchise did some investigating and has compiled a list of 10 emerging franchise brands to watch.

Palm Beach Vapors
Founded in 2013 with its flagship location in Owasso, Oklahoma, Palm Beach Vapors is reaping the rewards from carrying quality products and operating with superior customer service, all delivered with a laid back, beachcomber vibe. With its own line of vapor products, Palm Beach Vapors began licensing stores in December of 2013 and has showed no signs of slowing.

Best in Class
Aiming to foster students’ knowledge base to build a better and brighter future, Best in Class students are given “individual attention, active instruction in small groups, and engaging course material aligned with common standards.” Catering to students of all abilities in grades K-12, the education center franchise is working to leave a lasting legacy on students in the classroom and beyond.

Your Pie
"Express your inner pizza" with this Georgia-based pizza concept. Founded in 2006 with a desire for high-quality brick oven pizzas in a casual environment, Your Pie has become a creative and convenient option for pizza lovers everywhere.

With their expert designers and all-inclusive services, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives brings its customers’ dreams of an outdoor oasis to life. “From pools to playgrounds, backyard grills to gazebos, landscapes to lounge areas,” OLP can illuminate it beautifully. Trailblazing the rapidly growing outdoor lighting sector, OLP is at the top of their game and ready to make a brighter future for both the brand and its customers.

Bee & Tea
On a mission to bring boba tea to the masses, Bee & Tea has been making a splash with its cheery storefront and tasty concoctions. Specializing in the Taiwanese milk beverage known as boba, as well as fluffy bao , Bee & Tea are bringing innovative flavors and personalized beverages to more and more cities. Pretty soon, they’ll be buzzing around every town.

Maui Tacos
If there are two things in this world with universal appeal, it’s island vibes and tacos. The Hawaii-based franchise brings island flair to a Tex-Mex favorite. Serving up made-to-order noshes with only the freshest and best ingredients, Maui Taco combines quality with convenience. With innovative flavor profiles and whimsical social media storytelling, Maui Tacos will be filling taco cravings nationwide in no time.

Since its founding in 1986, Showhomes has had a hand in selling more than 25,000 residential properties worth more than $8.5 billion by turning vacant houses into fully furnished dream homes. Currently serving 18 states, Showhomes is expanding nationwide with real estate expertise and interior design prowess. Showhomes helps to dot every “i,” cross every “t” and keeping homes looking their finest.

Slim Chickens
Determined to bring southern comfort food to the fast casual sphere, the country can’t get enough of Slim Chickens’ fresh handmade food. Offering up hand-breaded chicken tenders served alongside handmade dipping sauces and a slew of more American classics, the franchise is serving loyal fan bases across the U.S. The franchise gives back to its community, too, through fundraisers for local nonprofits, food donations and generally bettering the world around them.

Alair Homes
The Canadian homebuilding franchise has hammered through the wall that separates contractor from customer with their trademarked Client Control™ system and is making a dash toward the states. Beginning their launch in the States, Alair Homes is looking to make dream homes a reality all across the country.

Famous Toastery
The better breakfast concept is known for its dishes of elevated brunch fare using fresh, high quality ingredients. Trailblazing the "every server is your server" concept, you'll never go unattended at this colloquial establishment. Famous Toastery is rapidly expanding both in units and in menu; the brand has begun dabbling in brunch and dinner options, as well.