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.

How to Select a Franchise Supplier

The process of selecting a franchise supplier can be systematically under-taken with good prospects for a satisfactory result.
Operations & Training

A Tale of Three Success Stories

In real estate, they say three things are important: location, location, location. In franchising, as evidenced by these female entrepreneurs, the keys to success are: perseverance, perseverance, perseverance.
Operations & Training

Developing an Effective Support Organization

The franchise industry today has grown significantly and now represents such a broad spectrum of business concepts and market segments that it is nearly impossible to define any single strategy or organizational structure best suited for the task of franchisee support.
Operations & Training

Handling Defaults and Terminations Effectively

Franchise terminations are not usually surprise attacks, but are instead the unfortunate culmination of a steadily deteriorating relationship, often with missed salvaging opportunities on both sides.
Operations & Training