Franchise Industry Research

IFA curates and analyzes industry research to produce a strong collection of insights that keeps our members informed.

Franchise Economy

With research conducted by PwC, and polling data powered by Morning Consult, IFA launched Franchise Economy to educate policymakers and the public on the economic benefits of franchising across America. From national-level data to the smallest Congressional districts on the map, you can view the economics of franchising, including the number of establishments, jobs supported, payroll, output, and GDP in your own community.
Franchise Economy

The Lending Gap is Diminishing

Here’s a look behind the lending matrix and how franchisors can help franchisees with financing.
Finance & Legal

Franchising’s Role in Apprenticeship Expansion

Franchise businesses and individuals working for franchise companies will benefit from President Donald Trump’s Executive Order signed June 15 as part of Workforce Development Week.
Franchise Business Outlook

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 Association Educational Foundation’s Diversity Institute and a member IFA’s board of directors.
Diversity