There are 4 main types of business organization: sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and Franchise , or non-profit.
Sole Proprietorship examples include small businesses, such as a single person art studio, a local grocery, or an IT consultation service. The moment you start offering goods and services to others, you form a Sole Proprietorship.
A sole proprietorship, is a type of enterprise that is owned and run by one person and in which there is no legal distinction between the owner and the business entity.
apple and bonne bell are examples of a partnerships
A partnership is an arrangement where parties, known as partners, agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests. The partners in a partnership may be individuals, businesses, interest-based organizations, schools, governments or combinations.
A corporation is an organization, usually a group of people or a company, authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law. Early incorporated entities were established by charter. Most jurisdictions now allow the creation of new corporations through registration.
Target and bank of america are examples.
Franchising is based on a marketing concept which can be adopted by an organization as a strategy for business expansion. Where implemented, a franchisor licenses its know-how, procedures, intellectual property, use of its business model, brand, and rights to sell its branded products and services to a franchisee.
Examples are burger king and pizza hut
Examples are guidestar and foundation center.
A nonprofit organization, also known as a non-business entity, not-for-profit organization, or nonprofit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.