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Treating Others Like Family
Diversity award winner takes company's credo to heart.   By Sarah Eustace   The creed of Deli Delicious is to “treat all customers like... Read more
Women: Taking the Lead
  IFA committee focuses on the importance of women in leadership at franchises.             By Marisa Faunce   Women own approximately one... Read more
Succeeding in a Male-Dominated Industry
    Success as a woman franchise owner requires patience, trust and integrity.   By Katie Inge   The automotive aftermarket is a fast-... Read more
The Golden Key
  Getting started with the Global Franchise Team is as easy as reaching out to your nearby U.S. Commercial Service.   By Eric Johnson, CFE... Read more
Tariq Farid Joins IFA Hall of Fame
  This award, IFA’s oldest and most prestigious, is presented to an IFA member, past or present, who has contributed significantly to the... Read more
Eileen Huntington Wins IFA Entrepreneur of the Year
  First presented in 1992, this award is given to an individual who exemplifies the “entrepreneurial spirit” that franchising represents.... Read more
The Importance of Community Engagement for Franchising
Incoming IFA Chairman Liam Brown of Marriott International, a 2016 Franchising Gives Back Awards Silver Winner, and Melissa Flood, leader... Read more
Franchising’s Role in Apprenticeship Expansion
By Robert Cresanti, CFE Franchise businesses and individuals working for franchise companies will benefit from President Donald Trump’s... Read more
Highlighting International Women’s Day
*/ */ As women continue to work hard to break the glass ceiling, a shift is expected to include more women in power.     */ By... Read more
Being a Diversity-Focused Business is No Longer an Option
Carlton Curtis, vice president, industry affairs of Coca-Cola Foodservice, is the current chairman of the International Franchise... Read more