The Economic Impact of Franchised Businesses: Volume IV, 2016
This is a study of the economic impact of franchising in the United States. More particularly, it is a study of the economic activity generated by and because of franchisors and franchisees who are engaged in business format franchising and product distribution franchising.
In February of 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) released Volume III of The Economic Impact of Franchised Businesses, which provided measures of the total economic impact of franchised businesses in the United States for 2007. That report used data from the 2007 Economic Census and other sources to highlight the importance of franchising to the U.S. economy.
This report provides updated estimates of the total economic impact of franchised businesses for the year 2016, using more recent data from the Economic Census and other data sources. The estimates provided below pertain to the U.S. economy and the economies of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The body of this report also provides detail at the Congressional District-level. The key impacts reported on in this study are:
- What Happens in Franchised Businesses
- What Happens because of Franchised Businesses
- Business Format and Product Distribution Franchising
- Franchised Businesses in States and Congressional Districts