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2019 Outlook for Franchising
What does 2019 hold for franchising? New horizons, unexpected challenges or much of the same? We asked IFA’s Board of Directors to find out... Read more
When A Family Meal Becomes A Family Franchise
Going from franchising to friending a community.     By Mary Hanula and Grant Goerke   What better way to become a franchisee than with... Read more
Diversity On the Rise
Latest statistics show higher levels of growth in diversity and inclusion among franchise businesses.   By Earsa Jackson, CFE   The... Read more
The Untold Stories of Charitable Franchises
Mosquitoes, moms, meals and troops are just some of those who benefit.   By Steve Romaniello, CFE   Every day, in communities across the... Read more
CFE: Your Path to Achieving Excellence in Franchising
Education, professional development and a strong network are your keys to success in franchising.   By Gail Johnson, CFE     For those... Read more
NextGen Winners: Where Are They Now?
NextGen in Franchising has helped emerging franchisors accelerate growth.   By David McKinnon, CFE   The franchise model allows... Read more
IFA Foundation: Looking Beyond
With 35 years of a bright past, the IFA Foundation looks toward a glowing horizon.   By Mary Heitman   More than any other business model,... Read more
Foundation: 35 Years of History
Reflecting on the history and the impact of the IFA Foundation.   By Lawrence “Doc” Cohen, CFE   During the past 35 years, the IFA... Read more
The Senior Boom
  How your franchise can prosper in the new age of seniors.   By David Campagna Americans are aging and living longer than ever before.... Read more
Generation Gap: Real or Perception?
  Legal Symposium opening session delves into the multi-generational workplace.     By IFA Staff   IFA’s annual Legal Symposium kicked off... Read more