The Best Industries for Starting a Business Right Now

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Historical Sites

Tourism businesses tied to landmarks, archeological sites, historical battlefields, and the like, have seen a year-over-year growth rate of 16 percent, according to AnythingResearch.com. People are still keeping a tight watch on their wallets, so when the urge for a getaway presents itself, more are looking to stay local. It's a challenging industry for entrepreneurs without non-profit experience, though, because nearly half the its $1 billion in revenue comes from public and private donations. Read more.