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.

Franchising in Texas is as Big as Everything Else in Texas!

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 
January 19, 2018
Franchise Opportunities
News Round-Up

IFA’s Top 10 Advocacy Victories in 2017 for Franchise Owners

2017 was a landmark year for the International Franchising Association as it advocated on behalf of the franchising community and protected the franchising business model. As an industry, franchising is on the rise and continues to be a significant c
January 03, 2018
News Round-Up

#IFA2018 Snapshot: What to Expect in Phoenix

The biggest gathering of the year in franchising, IFA’s 2018 Annual Convention takes place Feb. 10-13 in Phoenix, Ariz. With a theme of “Together, We Are Franchising,” the event will provide ample opportunities to improve your business.
January 02, 2018
Event Coverage
Franchising World

Top Things To Do in Phoenix During the #IFA2018 Convention

Looking for things to do while in Phoenix for #IFA2018?  Look no further!  We’ve compiled a list of some of Phoenix’s most memorable attractions, festivals, and events.  For more information and to register for #IFA2018, please visit www.franchise.or
December 20, 2017
News Round-Up

Fitness Franchising: The Healthy Investment Opportunity

Current opportunities in the fitness space make franchising an interesting option for those who make a healthy, active lifestyle a priority. Market conditions, consumer trends and opportunities for additional revenue streams are helping attract inves
December 19, 2017
Franchising World
Special Report