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.

IFA Gets Results During the COVID-19 Crisis

Since the beginning of the pandemic, IFA's government relations team has secured critical results for the franchise sector in each round of these relief negotiations, as well as standalone measures.
March 18, 2021
Reports & Resources

Meet Syndi Konohia

We are so excited to introduce the newest member of the IFA membership team- Sydni Konohia!
March 15, 2021
Spotlight on People

How Ice Cream Franchises Will Explode in Summer 2021

Ice cream franchises are staring to heat up in 2021. As coronavirus cases continue to fall, and vaccinations continue to rise with a goal of vaccinating all willing US citizens by May, many experts are predicting a strong outdoor and travel season. And what would any summer vacation be without a trip for ice cream?

March 12, 2021

Five Ways to Reduce Hiring Risk

As firms across the world come out of COVID challenges over the next few months, there will be many who will start conducting more hiring of potential franchisees and employees and possibly re-screening retuning employees.   Whether you are screening new franchisees, corporate management, developers or franchise employees, litigation has dramatically increased, due to heightened regulations and scrutiny of the background screening process by both the state and federal government and private law firms.   
March 12, 2021