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.     

Choose from a list of topics and read personal stories of challenge and success.  Pick up helpful tips on franchising.  Get marketing ideas for small business.  Explore and discover the franchise community from within the franchise community.

Prioritizing Effective Franchisee Training Programs

Unless required by their franchisor, many franchisees may not have prior experience in their franchise industry. In fact, at Christian Brothers Automotive (CBA), a majority of our most successful franchisees have no prior automotive experience before signing their agreement; they simply possess the characteristics and professional background we require.
August 22, 2022
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Multi-Unit Masters Series: Part I

A collection of conversations and insights with franchising leaders on the pandemic’s impacts to their brand and business.
November 09, 2021
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Franchise Executive Continuing Education Central to Holistic Member Service & Value-Based Approach

As your chosen membership association looks forward to 2022 and beyond, IFA is committed to expanding member value and refining its approach to member service, programs, networking and education with the goal of providing a completely integrated member experience that adds value to you and to your business. With this clearly defined goal, today, IFA announces the transition of the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives and the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) program from IFA Foundation to IFA.  
November 05, 2021
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Franchise System Growth During or After a Pandemic

Most businesses have approached the COVID-19 era through the lens of simply surviving, but some found opportunities for optimism, even during some of the most challenging and difficult moments.
January 14, 2021
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