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2016 Top 100 Global Franchises: Overview & Headlines

February 11, 2016 / TOP 100 ARTICLE International Franchising, General Franchising Industry News, Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises, Food Franchising, Market Trends & Facts About 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: Newcomers & Honorable Mentions

February 11, 2016 / TOP 100 ARTICLE Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises, General Franchising Industry News, International Franchising, Market Trends & Facts About Franchising
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 Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises, General Franchising Industry News, International Franchising, Market Trends & Facts About Franchising
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.

2016 Top 100 Global Franchises: Introduction

February 11, 2016 / TOP 100 ARTICLE International Franchising, General Franchising Industry News, Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises, Market Trends & Facts About Franchising
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.

Friday Franchising News - February 5

February 5, 2016 / BLOG POST Food Franchising, General Franchising Industry News
It’s officially February and there’s already lots to love in the world of franchising. Growth is the name of the game for franchises, with new faces and new places setting the tone for an exciting 2016. Take a look at some of the top stories in the franchising industry this week. Burger King returns to Israel after 6 year absence 2009 marked the year that Burger King closed the do... Read more.

Friday Franchising News - January 29

January 29, 2016 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News, Market Trends & Facts About Franchising, Regulatory Environment, Veterans in Franchising
2016 is already bringing changes to the franchising industry. Catch up on what's been happening in franchising this week. Read more.

Franchisee Profiling

November 9, 2015 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News, Market Trends & Facts About Franchising
Finding the right franchisees is key to franchisors being successful. Several use psychometric assessments to create profiles of franchisee candidates to determine compatibility. Read more.

U.S. Franchise Industry Statistics

October 9, 2015 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE General Franchising Industry News, Market Trends & Facts About Franchising
Looking for franchise statistics? You found the right page. We have a U.S. franchise industry statistic graph, a slideshow, and an helpful infographic right here! Read more.

Explaining Social Franchising

June 24, 2015 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News, Market Trends & Facts About Franchising
Social franchising, or using franchising methods to further social causes, is gaining momentum. How? Read this post to find out. Read more.

Franchise Outlook for 2015 Forecasted to Exceed Prerecession Levels

June 1, 2015 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News, Market Trends & Facts About Franchising
The U.S. franchise business network this year is expected to see an upswing exceeding figures that were in place during the prerecession year 2007, and year over year growth in gross domestic product and output sales across the board. Read more.
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