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Franchise Resources Archive: August, 2007

Home-Based Business – The Boss Is at Home!

August 31, 2007 / BLOG POST Home-Based Franchises
You show up at an important meeting wearing your pajamas…. No, it’s not a nightmare, but a dream-come-true for home-based business owners gabbing on the phone with customers, colleagues or employees. Can you be both a franchise owner and work from home? Absolutely – there are many home-based opportunities available, both as a full-fledged franchise owner or as an independent business owner affiliated with a larger company. Read more.

The Franchise Association of South Africa

August 29, 2007 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Association News
In 1979, a group of franchise companies operating in South Africa met to form the Franchise Association of South Africa, and establish ethical guidelines for franchise businesses. Read more.

Mexican Association of Franchises

August 29, 2007 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Association News
The Mexican Association of Franchises was founded by six companies in February 1989. The franchise industry is an important source of employment and wealth creation in Mexico. Read more.

The Japan Franchise Association

August 29, 2007 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Association News
The Japan Franchise Association (JFA) is a public interest organization, formed by the leading franchisors and franchising institutions of Japan. Read more.

The International Franchise Association (IFA)

August 29, 2007 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Association News
The International Franchise Association (IFA) is a non-profit trade association of franchisors, franchisees, and suppliers. Founded in 1960, the IFA’s office is based in Washington. Read more.

China Chain Store & Franchise Association

August 29, 2007 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Association News
The China Chain Store & Franchise Association (CCFA) is the national representative for franchise chains in China. Read more.

The Canadian Franchise Association

August 29, 2007 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Association News
The Canadian Franchise Association is dedicated to encouraging and promoting ethical franchising in Canada. The CFA represents more than 500 franchise organizations throughout Canada. Read more.

Franchise Council of Australia

August 29, 2007 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Association News
The Franchise Council of Australia is a not-for-profit trade association, formed in 1983. The objectives of the FCA include developing a strong franchising sector; establishing standards of ethical business practices in Australian franchise systems; educating and promoting understanding about the industry, and providing unique services to its members. Read more.

Kiddie Academy® Launches in Orlando

August 28, 2007 / FRANCHISE NEWSChildren's Franchises
Kiddie Academy® Kiddie Academy®, a leading national provider of comprehensive education-based child care programs will be coming soon to the Orlando area. In preparation for the opening, Carlos and Melisa Gonzales and Ediberto and Yvette Marquez recently signed an agreement to begin site selection for another new Kiddie Academy® facility. Read more.

Net Worth Calculator

August 24, 2007 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Costs, Guide to Buying a Franchise
Our Franchise Net Worth Calculator will help you determine how much you can safely and reasonably afford to invest in your new franchise business. This FREE service is fast and easy to use, and will help you establish an accurate value of your total net worth. Franchise Direct provides this convenient interactive tool to assist you with the qualification process toward franchise ownership. Read more.
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