FranBlog

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.     

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.

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

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

Three Franchisees Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Today is Giving Tuesday, the Global Day of Generosity that brings the Thanksgiving season to a close with a day of gratitude. With that in mind it’s a time for many of us to reflect back with gratitude on the positives we’ve experienced in a difficult year. A number of businesses and individuals have made it a priority to give back to those who have been affected by the challenges of the pandemic, and this holiday season, IFA would like to honor a few of the many franchises who are making a difference in their communities and giving to those less fortunate. 
November 30, 2021
Member Success Stories

Cleaning Authority CARES

Franchises are diverse: only ¼ of franchises are quick service restaurants. The vast majority provide myriad other services, such as child care, fitness, wellness, or home care services. One such company is The Cleaning Authority. Recognizing that more than 52 million people across North America experience food insecurity, and of those 16 million are under the age of 18, The Cleaning Authority is partnering with local communities to make a difference.
November 17, 2021
Member Success Stories

Sport Clips Haircuts Commitment to Serve

One such example is the long-term support of veterans from Sport Clips Haircuts. Founder & CEO, Gordon Logan was a Captain in the US Air Force and pledged to honor those who served. That’s one reason Sport Clips is the Vanguard Sponsor of the International Franchise Association Foundation’s VetFran program. 
November 11, 2021
Member Success Stories