FranBlog

By and For the Franchise Community

Our FranBlog includes the best of franchise success stories from around the world. These personal accounts help you learn directly from the collective experiences of IFA’s franchise community.     

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Three Fast Casual Food Franchises with Veteran Discounts for 2022

Fast-casual franchises have remained a hot investment throughout the pandemic, with many seeing increased revenue from delivery and take-out orders exceeding lost revenue from dine-in eaters. Even better news if you’re a veteran looking to purchase a franchise is that a number of these franchises offer support to new veteran business owners in the form of franchise fee discounts. Check out these three franchises with veteran discounts ready for a surge in 2022.
January 18, 2022
Member Success Stories

ANTI-FRANCHISE NOMINEE DAVID WEIL HEADS TO SENATE FLOOR FOR CONSIDERATION

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee today voted along a party-line vote to advance anti-franchise nominee Dr. David Weil to serve as Administrator of the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. Weil’s nomination was rejected last year, but he now heads to the full Senate for consideration after being renominated by the Biden administration.
January 13, 2022
News Round-Up

IFA files comments with the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) in response to their Proposed Statement of Policy Regarding the Use of Franchise Questionnaires & Acknowledgments

Last week, IFA filed comments with the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) in response to their Proposed Statement of Policy Regarding the Use of Franchise Questionnaires & Acknowledgments. In short, the proposal will ban the use of questionnaires and acknowledgements in franchise offerings in states where NASAA regulators evaluate franchise registrations.
January 11, 2022

Two Residential Property Franchises with Veteran Discounts for 2022

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to keep people closer to their homes, the housing market has soared due to a combination of people looking for more space, low mortgage rates, and more flexible “work from anywhere” positions. The relocation trend is likely to continue beyond the pandemic, which is why residential property franchises will be a hot investment going into 2022. 
January 04, 2022

Two Automotive Maintenance Franchises with Veteran Discounts for 2022

As we look to 2022, many Americans are taking advantage of their new full-time remote work flexibility to move away from cities and into more suburban and rural areas. This trend has the automotive maintenance franchise industry poised to make large gains in 2022. 
January 04, 2022
Member Success Stories

Three Franchises Demonstrating the Holiday Spirit of Giving

As the 2021 holiday season approaches, many franchises are stepping up to give back to those in need during a time when they could be taking time off. At IFA we’re proud of the hard work many of our member franchises continue to put in to support their communities, and in this blog we’d like to celebrate and showcase those who embody the giving spirit this holiday season.
January 04, 2022
Member Success Stories