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Read what FRESH - Healthy Café founder and CEO has to say about what makes the quickserve health food company a global leader in the industry. Read More...

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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!

Food Franchise Industry Report

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Guide to Buying a Franchise

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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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October 26, 2016

Diversity in Franchises: What You Need to Know

Summarizing a few of the obstacles that have arisen in the quest for greater diversity in the franchising world, and what can be done to overcome them.

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