Growth in foreign markets is a huge opportunity for franchise businesses. According to IFA’s latest member survey, more than 84 percent of franchise businesses say international expansion is, “key to their development”.
Last year, Alan Green, a former TV news photographer turned ad pitchman, decided to buy a business that could also serve as his nest egg, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal. But when the 59-year old couldn't get financing to purchas
One of the challenging responsibilities of a franchisor is how to develop and implement effective franchisee operational support programs. These programs have the added responsibility of meeting, and exceeding, the franchisees support needs in a cost-effective and efficient manner.