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.

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Phoenix Teams Up with Habitat for Humanity on First 3D Printed Home in the U.S.

At Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, we pride ourselves on the fact that many of our franchises remain active in their communities and committed to helping those in need. We’ve had franchises sponsor college scholarships for students, collect holiday gifts for children through the Toys for Tots program, and raise money for nonprofit organizations including the Susan G. Komen foundation.
Marketing

Increase Consumer Awareness to Drive Sales and Franchise Units

The advancements and achievements of the franchise industry do not exist without strong marketing. Leaders at the forefront of franchise marketing play a significant role in helping brands establish core pillars of their identity, increase consumer awareness and drive growth both in terms of sales and franchise units. Shana Krisan, Vice President of Marketing at Goldfish Swim School, and her marketing team have done just that.
Marketing

Your Three Customer Groups and How They Affect Your Business

Franchising is by far one of the greatest industries to work in and we are fortunate to be able to serve so many diverse groups. Managing and balancing the needs of three important customer groups requires strong planning, management, and measurement to be successful. Let us dive into these three groups to get a better understanding and chart a course for customer satisfaction for each group.
Marketing

Vehicle Wrap Design Best Practices

SpeedPro is a leading expert in vehicle wraps and branded materials, with installers servicing anywhere in the U.S. Custom branded online ordering is available and discounts are afforded to franchise partners. SpeedPro also provides environmental graphics, signs, grand opening kits and more.
Marketing