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Coffee Franchise Industry Report 2016

December 5, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Food Franchising, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
Coffee is such a popular franchise segment that it warrants its own report. Find out about the industry, including trends and franchise investment info, right here. Read more.

Starbucks - Is It A Coffee Franchise?

December 5, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE
Find out about Starbucks' origins, why it's considered one of the world's greatest business success stories, and whether it's a franchise. Read more.

Child-Related Franchise Report 2016

November 10, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, Franchise Reports and Whitepapers
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 more.

How Has McDonald's Been So Successful for So Long?

November 9, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
This report spotlights the factors that have led to McDonald's extended run as a premier franchise. The fast food brand has long been a template for any franchise seeking to expand. Read more.

Auto Franchise Industry Report 2016

October 24, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
Auto franchises cover all products and services purchased after the initial sale of a vehicle. Read about the industry, which is shifting back into high gear, in this report. Read more.

Business Services Franchise Industry Report 2016

October 13, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
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. Read more.

Fitness Franchise Industry Report 2016

September 8, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
If you’re 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! Read more.

The Cost to Start a Franchise and Financing Options

August 8, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Financing a Franchise, Franchise Costs, Franchise Reports and Whitepapers
"How much will it cost me?" is probably the most often asked question by someone buying a franchise. This article details the costs that go into starting a franchise, as well as ways to fund your franchise dream. Read more.

Food Franchise Industry Report 2016

July 7, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers
Our annual food franchise report is your one-stop shop for food franchise background, trends, and investment information. Read more.

Prospective Franchisee Survey Results 2016

July 5, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Franchise Direct News and Notes, Market Trends and Stats About Franchising
Franchise Direct conducted a survey of prospective franchisees for six weeks in spring 2016. The responses offer intriguing insights into the backgrounds and motivations of prospective franchisees. Read more.
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