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Child-Related Franchise Report 2016

Over 20% of people in the U.S. are under 18. As a result, children-related franchises are a major -- and profitable -- segment of franchising. Read this report for trends and stats, as well as information on key parts of the franchise buying process.

Auto Franchise Industry Report 2016

Auto franchises cover all products and services purchased after the initial sale of a vehicle. Read all about the industry, which is shifting back into high gear, in this report.

Business Services Franchise Industry Report

When business owners need advice and/or support, they turn to business services franchises. Read more about the industry that may be the most diverse in options for prospective franchisees.

Fitness Franchise Industry Report 2016

Are you good at developing relationships and passionate about helping people get fit? The fitness franchise industry could be a match for you. Read our report about trends and options for ownership to learn more!

The Cost to Start a Franchise and Financing Options

How much will it cost you to start a franchise? Find out common franchise costs, and various ways to fund your franchise dream in this report!


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Guide to Buying a Franchise

Looking for a business opportunity or a franchise for sale? If so, then consult our franchise information directory to find out key tips on selecting the right franchise opportunity, funding your businesses, finding the best location, and much more. Buying a business franchise has never been easier. All the essential information for the FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document) provided as well. Read More

Franchises for Women

Enterprising women are smashing through business's "glass ceiling", and the world of franchising is no different. Women can discover franchise opportunities ideally-suited to their needs, be it less risk, less financial capital or greater time flexibility. Our research shows that women display characteristics better-suited to franchising than men. Follow the link for the most exciting franchise opportunities for women. Read More

Financing Your Franchise

Buying a franchise can be a costly venture, but you are not alone as seek to start your own business. Consult with our Financing Your Franchise report. Not only does this document outline the typical costs involved in purchasing a franchise, but it explains how to go about attaining funding for your new business. Read More

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February 24, 2017

Franchise Direct Publishes Its Widely Anticipated Top 100 Global Franchises Report for 2017

Press release for the 2017 Top 100 Global Franchises Ranking.


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