Franchise Resources

Franchise Resources

The IFA Information Hub opens the door to a world of resources designed to refine or refresh the skills you need to grow professionally in your industry and beyond. 

Franchise Compliance Toolkit

IFA has teamed up with Littler Mendelson to create a FREE Franchise Compliance Toolkit for franchisors and franchise owners who must comply with an ever-changing and increasingly complex landscape of labor and employment laws.
Legal

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

First-Time Franchise Owner

Taking into account the franchise fee, royalty fees, working capital and other possible costs needed to start a franchise business, most potential franchisees find they don’t have the cash resources to purchase a franchise upfront.
Finance

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

How to Create Multiple Revenue Streams for Franchisees Without Compromising Your Brand

When the economy went south, many franchisors began discounting products or services. Restaurant franchises began shrinking the size of portions on their menus, while retailers began offering flash sales, and home improvement franchises began discounting services. While these tactics may have kept these systems afloat for the time being, most franchisors would agree that, in the long term, they risk diminishing the value of the brand.
Finance