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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.

Nevada Public School District Aims to Improve through 'Franchise Principals'

April 23, 2015 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News
Taking what works and sharing it with others is really at the root of franchising, in business and beyond. Find out how one school district is teaming up to share what works, leading to a school franchise situation where the best strategies are introduced to other schools to boost student success. Read more.

Undergrad Course at Virginia Tech to Boost Franchising Awareness

March 27, 2015 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News, Introduction to Franchising, Young Entrepreneurs
To expand education for incoming business students, a new course to commence next spring will target undergraduates and help to promote a greater understanding of the franchise business model in the wider business world. Read more.

Why Franchising Works & What This Means for You

June 11, 2014 / BLOG POST Information for Franchisees, General Franchising Industry News, FAQ about Franchising
A primer (or refresher) on the basics of franchising. Read this post for key points on franchising to remember. Read more.

Franchise Investors Bring Global Talent to U.S. Industries

February 18, 2014 / BLOG POST International Franchising, General Franchising Industry News
As franchises continue moving outward onto the global scene to bolster brand development in burgeoning countries, some U.S. founded franchises are making steady progress by partnering with incoming international franchisees. Since 1990, immigration options have enabled investors to enter the U.S. with their plans for business ownership in tow.  Over 20 years have passed since the Immigrati... Read more.

Expansion of Global Franchise School Systems May Boost Education Access

January 10, 2014 / BLOG POST General Franchising Industry News
Tackling concerns related to education accessibility is a major global endeavor and as populations increase in many parts of the world education becomes even more challenging to acquire.  Could franchising become an emerging avenue for education access?     Education reform in some countries may be slow evolving and families seeking an education within a tight budget may have fe... Read more.

Future Franchise Superstars

December 30, 2013 / BLOG POST Market Trends & Facts About Franchising, General Franchising Industry News
What is more exciting than big hopes for franchising in the year ahead?  Success can beget success and trends this year indicate likely shifts for tomorrow as we look forward to what’s ahead. Order Anything Where You Need It Convenience Customers are ever more looking for convenient ways to order and connect with favored brands. Franchise concepts continue to see loyal customers tak... Read more.

Community Needs & How Franchise Businesses Bridge the Gap

July 1, 2013 / BLOG POST Information for Franchisees, General Franchising Industry News
Within some of the more affluent community areas in the US, the number of successful businesses is usually great and many franchise business owners interested in these areas that manage to find ideal real estate locations may find the payoff is also great as their business grows.  What though about lower income communities that are often under-served without adequate resources?  Enter franchising,... Read more.

Research Reveals Why Franchisees Succeed During Economic Downturns

June 27, 2013 / BLOG POST Market Trends & Facts About Franchising, General Franchising Industry News
From 2010 to 2012, an Australian based research report covered how successful and unsuccessful small businesses, both inside and outside of franchising, made their mark on the industry.  The research report, conducted by the Asia-Pacific Center for Franchising Excellence of Griffith University, focuses on how businesses handled difficult economic times and the factors that may have contributed to... Read more.
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