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.     

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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

IFA Webinar Recap on Biden Administration’s Vaccination Mandate

Following the announcement of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) of the Biden Administration’s vaccination mandate rule - and the federal court’s ruling temporarily blocking the rule - IFA held a webinar on November 10th for IFA members to learn exactly where the vaccine and testing mandate stands and how franchise employers should be preparing. Communicating the details of the rule as well as where it currently stands is time sensitive as the rule went into effect when it was released on November 5th with the first deadline for employers only 30 days away on December 5th.
November 12, 2021
News Round-Up

Did a Crisis Just Prove How Well the Franchise Restaurant Model Works?

While COVID brought many industries to a standstill, it is clear that those in the hospitality industry were dramatically impacted. However, franchise restaurants fared significantly better than independent operators. In the aftermath of the immediate crisis, let’s look at the wins for the franchise community that prove just how well the franchise restaurant model works when the industry is turned upside down by a pandemic.
November 11, 2021
Franchise Economy

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

Multi-Unit Masters Series: Part I

A collection of conversations and insights with franchising leaders on the pandemic’s impacts to their brand and business.
November 09, 2021
Exclusive Insights