25 Popular Singaporean Franchises and How Much They Cost

25 Popular Singaporean Franchises and How Much They Cost

Buying a franchise can be an easy way to start a business if you have no business experience. Your franchisor will guide you every step of the way. But they can also be expensive to set up.

On top of that, franchises can also be rigid. You have to follow your franchisor’s instructions on how to run the business.

Though so, there are still people who have found success in running a franchise business. A franchise’s success depends on many factors. Many franchisees will agree that it begins with picking the right brand.

To help you with that decision I showed you 30 popular Malaysian franchises and how much they cost. In this post, I will show you 25 Singaporean franchises and how much they cost. I have listed the cost information for you where available. But most Singaporean franchises prefer not to display their franchise cost information in public. I encourage you to send an inquiry through their contact links to get a quote. I have listed the contact links for each franchise.

Singaporean franchises can be more expensive than Malaysian ones. But they can still be cheaper than U.S. franchises.

By the end of this post, you will have a better idea of the Singaporean franchises available to you. You can then make an informed decision when choosing the franchise.

I have arranged the franchises based on their industry. Feel free to click on any of the industry that interests you to jump to that section.

Are you ready?

Let’s go!


Food Franchises

Old Chang Kee

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Old Chang Kee is a franchise that serves Singaporeans’ favourite hot snacks like fried curry puffs, sotong, chicken wing, nuggets and fish balls. Old Chang Kee has outlets all over Singapore as well as Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: SGD$200,000 – SGD$300,000

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Old Chang Kee, click here.

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Prima Deli

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Prima Deli serves Singaporean, Asian, French and Western pastries, buns, cakes and bread. Prima Deli is Singapore’s first home-grown bakery franchise.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: SGD$120,000 – 250,000

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Prima Deli, click here.

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast serves classic Singaporean breakfast food like toast, soft boiled eggs and coffee. Ya Kun Kaya Toast is of Hainanese origins and now has over 70 outlets across seven countries including Malaysia, South Korea and Taiwan.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Ya Kun Kaya Toast, click here.

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Toast Box

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Toast Box’s signature is its Nanyang coffee, which it serves along with other Singaporean breakfast classics such as toast and soft boiled eggs. Started in 2005, Toast Box has over 50 outlets in Singapore and has outlets in Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and more.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

Toast Box franchise is managed by BreadTalk group. For more info about franchising Toast Box, click here.

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Fun Toast

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Fun Toast serves nanyang coffee with kaya toasts. It has 11 outlets all over Singapore.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Fun Toast, click here.

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Pezzo

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Pezzo serves pizzas in nine different toppings. Outside of Singapore, Pezzo outlets can be found in Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, China and more.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: RM200,000 (Malaysia)

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Pezzo, click here.

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Fish & Co

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Fish & Co serves fresh seafood on a pan. It has 13 outlets in Singapore and is present in Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, the Philippines, UAE and more.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Fish & Co, click here.

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Sushi Tei

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Sushi Tei offers a Japanese dining experience. Sushi Tei has over 50 outlets in 7 countries including Australia, Brunei, Malaysia and Cambodia.

Country of origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Sushi Tei, click here.

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Killiney Kopitiam

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Killiney Kopitiam serves Hainanese style brewed coffee and tea and charcoal grilled bread toast. Killiney Kopitiam has outlets in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and Hong Kong.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A 

Initial Capital Investment: SGD150,000 – 200,000

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Killiney Kopitiam, click here.

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Mr Bean

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Mr Bean serves soy bean drinks and other soy bean related products like bean curd and soy bean biscuits. Other than Singapore, Mr Bean has outlets in the Philippines and Japan.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Mr Bean, click here.

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BreadTalk

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BreadTalk is a Singaporean bakery selling a wide variety of breads, buns, pastries and cakes. It has 38 retail outlets throughout Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, China and more.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising BreadTalk, click here.

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4 Fingers

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4Fingers serves New York style crispy fried chicken. Since its inception in 2009, 4 Fingers has outlets in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising 4Fingers, click here.

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Wee Nam Kee

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Wee Nam Kee serves Singapore style Hainanese chicken rice.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: S$500,000

Royalty: 5 – 10%

Advertising fee: 1%

For more info about franchising Wee Nam Kee, click here.

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Ramen Ten

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Ramen Ten offers new age Japanese cuisine with a twist. There are 25 different types of ramen available. It is also the first to offer ‘dry ramen’ in Singapore. Since its inception in 2002, Ramen Ten now has outlets all over Singapore, Malaysia, Qatar,UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: RM30,000 to RM120,000

Initial Capital Investment: RM100,000 to RM1,000,000

Royalty: 5%

For more info about franchising Ramen Ten, click here.

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Thai Express

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Thai Express serves affordable Thai cuisines in casual, modern restaurants. There are 21 Thai Express outlets in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Australia, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: > US$3 million

Royalty: N/A

Thai Express is part of the Minor Group. For more info about franchising Thai Express, click here.

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Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe

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Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe serves over 200 varieties of street food from Hong Kong, Macau, Shanghai and Singapore.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: > US$3 million

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe, click here.

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Nanyang Old Coffee

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Nanyang old coffee serves Singapore’s traditional coffee in coffee houses that resemble the decor of old Singapore. Nanyang Old Coffee has 8 outlets all over Singapore.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: S$18,000 – S$30,000

Initial Capital Investment: S$30,000 – S$90,000

Royalty: 5%

For more info about franchising Nanyang Old Coffee, click here.

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Kim’s Place Seafood Restaurant

 

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: S$18,000 – S$30,000

Initial Capital Investment: S$30,000 – S$90,000

Royalty: 5%

For more info about franchising Nanyang Old Coffee, click here.

Education Franchises

MoneyTree

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Money Tree is a financial literacy education provider for children. MoneyTree is present in six countries including Singapore, Malaysia and Cambodia.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about licensing MoneyTree, click here.

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LEAP SchoolHouse

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LEAP SchoolHouse provides programs that helps develop English and Mandarin literacy of children from 8 months to 6 years old.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: Depending on Territory (Enrichment) / 12 % (Preschool)

Initial Capital Investment: $300,000 – $500,000 (Preschool) / $50,000 – $80,000 (Enrichment)

Royalty: N/A

For more info about licensing LEAP SchoolHouse, click here.

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My Little Genius

My Little Genius offers fun, bilingual development programs for children from 6 months to 5 years old.

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Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: master – S$300,000 / Area – S$150,000 / Single unit – S$50,000

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: 1st year – 10% of monthly gross revenue / 2nd year – 12% of monthly gross revenue / 3rd year – 15% of monthly gross revenue

For more info about franchising My Little Genius, click here.

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Retail Franchises

Charles & Keith

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Charles & Keith is a Singaporean brand specialising in women’s footwear and accessories. Started in 1996, there are now over 300 Charles & Keith outlets in the Middle East and Asia.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Charles & Keith, click here.

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Cheers

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Cheers is a Singaporean convenience store chain.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: S$40,000 – 200,000

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Cheers, click here.

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Buzz

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Buzz is a media outlet franchise chain from Singapore.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: N/A

Initial Capital Investment: N/A

Royalty: N/A

For more info about franchising Buzz, click here.

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Cleaning Franchises

Wonder Wash

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Wonder Wash is a 24/7 coin-operated laundry chain from Singapore. It has over 55 outlets in Singapore.

Country of Origin: Singapore

Franchise Fee: S$10,000

Initial Capital Investment: S$135,000 – S$200,000

Royalty: N/A

Marketing Fee: S$500/year

For more info about franchising Wonder Wash, click here.

Franchising Resources

You can do more research about Singaporean franchises using the following websites:

Franchising and Licensing Association (FLA) Singapore – this is the official association for Singaporean franchises to register. You can get most of the information you need about Singaporean franchises here.

iFranchise Singapore – iFranchise Singapore has a lot of information about the cost of the franchise business and the person in charge.

Conclusion

In this post, I showed you 25 popular Singaporean franchises. I hope that you are now better informed about the franchise businesses that are available to you.

Though so, picking the franchise brand name is only the first step of the way. There are many other factors to consider before buying a franchise business. Even if you have enough capital to buy a franchise, you can still fail if you do not plan, strategise and manage your franchise business properly.

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Know a popular franchise from Singapore that’s not included her? Suggest them in the comments below.

Read other franchising lists:

30 Popular Malaysian Franchises and How Much They Cost

30 Popular Philippines Franchises and How Much They Cost

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Lu Wee is the Founder of The Entrepreneur Campfire. The Entrepreneur Campfire (TEC) is where smart entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia gather. You can find practical articles on how to grow, market and scale your business on TEC.



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