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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.

Home and Senior Franchise Industry Report 2016

March 14, 2016 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, Franchise Reports and Whitepapers
Home and senior care franchises cater to any individual who needs their services regardless of age. Read more about this in-demand field! Read more.

2016 Top 100 Global Franchises: Overview & Headlines

February 11, 2016 / TOP 100 ARTICLE Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, International Franchising, General Franchising Industry News, Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises, Food Franchising
Read about the major story lines from the past year that make up the picture of the the 2016 Top 100 Global Franchises, including what led to the 1st change at the top since 2010. Read more.

2016 Top 100 Global Franchises: Introduction

February 11, 2016 / TOP 100 ARTICLE Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, International Franchising, General Franchising Industry News, Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises
Annually, Franchise Direct takes a look at the some of the most well run and largest franchises in the world. Read to see how the 2016 ranking shook out. Read more.

2016 Top 100 Global Franchises: Newcomers & Honorable Mentions

February 11, 2016 / TOP 100 ARTICLE Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, International Franchising, General Franchising Industry News, Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises
In this section, we look at the franchises that are making their first appearance in the Top 100 Global Franchises ranking, or narrowly missed the field for 2016. Read more.

2016 Top 100 Global Franchises: International Expansion & Looking Forward

February 11, 2016 / TOP 100 ARTICLE Market Trends and Stats About Franchising, International Franchising, General Franchising Industry News, Franchise Reports and Whitepapers, Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises
Central America seems to be a location franchisors are seeking to develop. Find out about 3 of its main markets, along with some general tips on expanding a franchise internationally here. Read more.

Retail Franchise Industry Report 2015

December 4, 2015 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE Franchise Reports and Whitepapers
The retail industry traditionally reflects the health of the overall economy. How is the retail franchise industry doing? Which segments are hot? Read this report to find out! Read more.
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