Franchise Resources | Franchise & Small Business News

Franchise Resources | Franchise & Small Business News

IFA’s information hub provides resources designed to keep you informed on the latest franchise thought leadership.

Choose from a list of topics. Select curated content that explores what’s important to the franchise community - franchise and small business news, small business trends, advice from franchise experts, and engaging articles from IFA’s franchise magazine Franchising World.

Cornering Expansion in a New Market with a New Brand

For the husband-and-wife team, Glenn and Tina Beattie, a step to broaden their 37 Denny’s restaurants in Western New York and Arizona includes a multi-unit, multi-year deal to open 22 Corner Bakery Cafe locations in New England.
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Infographic: Franchising in America

An informative infographic developed by MDG Advertising, illustrates the road to economic recovery, spots the top trends and keys to new growth, charts the common challenges franchising faces today, and adds insight for the future.
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Equipping Small Businesses for Success

Most small businesses require equipment in order to operate, from computers to furniture to fleet cars, but simply don’t have many funding options.
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Benjamin Franklin: Father of Franchising?

His resume is impressive. While he is most known for his role in founding the United States, launching more than five inventions, serving as a diplomat during the American Revolution, scientific discoveries, writings and much more, his role as an entrepreneurial printer earns him yet another landmark in the history books.
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