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.

What is the Value of Franchising?

But what exactly is a franchise, and what makes franchising so successful? A franchise is a local business that licenses the branding and operational processes of a parent company but operates independently in a defined geographic market. The local owner, or franchisee, is responsible for hiring staff, organizing schedules, managing payroll, and all daily operational tasks as well as local sales and marketing. 
December 07, 2021
Franchise Opportunities

Will You Be Part of the Great Resignation?

A new poll from Prudential, entitled the “Pulse of the American Worker Survey”, and a recent report from Microsoft, “The Next Great Disruption is Hybrid Work—Are We Ready?” both paint a bleak picture for the management of North American companies. To put it bluntly, the workforce isn’t interested in coming back to their old jobs. This sentiment, revealed in a growing number of articles, surveys, polls and online forums, has coalesced into a mantra, The Great Resignation.
August 17, 2021
Franchise Opportunities

Will Pizza Franchises Be a Good Investment in 2022?

COVID-19's impact on the restaurant industry has actually been a boom for some franchises. Thanks to a business model that was already heavily focused on delivery and continuing demand for quick and easy comfort food, you’re probably seeing many more pizza deliveries in your neighborhood than ever before.
November 13, 2020
Franchise Opportunities

Now is Your Time with Jani-King

Now more than ever commercial cleaning and disinfecting is at the forefront of global business.  Restaurants, schools, hospitals, hotels, office buildings, stadiums and commercial properties of all types have moved the cleaning and disinfecting of their facility to the top of their list.
September 21, 2020
Franchise Opportunities