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.

People on the Move and Franchising News

Latest happenings from around the Franchising World for the week of April 16.


People on the Move

Gerry Henley, executive Vice President of Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services has been appointed Titus Center for Franchising Advisory B
April 17, 2018
News Round-Up
Franchising World

Franchising is Thriving in the State of Minnesota

Every year, the International Franchise Association publishes a comprehensive report highlighting the economic impact franchising has on the US economy. Our data for 2017 showed that there are 733,000 franchise establishments that support nearly 7.6 
April 16, 2018
News Round-Up

The Benefits of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Franchising

The Benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 

To demonstrate the positive impacts of the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, many of our members have pledged to reinvest and grow their businesses, thanks to the beneficial changes to the tax code.
April 13, 2018
News Round-Up

Knowledge is Power

Don’t miss your chance to learn from experts at the IFA Legal Symposium, May 6-8 in Washington, D.C.



By Jan Gilbert


This year’s IFA Legal Symposium promises numerous opportunities for your professional growth and development, occ
April 10, 2018
News Round-Up
Franchising World

Golden Arcs?

Franchise trademarks: Is it time to revisit your intellectual property cornerstones?


By Mike Drumm, CFE

Imagine you are going to an auction and can only bid on one of two items. Auction One is for the rights to make a hamburger with two be
April 10, 2018
Franchising World
Special Report

Franchisee Friday - Suburban Solutions

Congrats to our #FranchiseeFriday- Collene Wilson, who was the first franchisee of Suburban Solutions Moving and Transport - Proven and Profitable Moving and Junk Removal Franchise in Alexandria, VA!

For more about franchising with Suburban Soluti
April 06, 2018
Franchise Opportunities
News Round-Up