Franchise Industry Research

Market Research for Small Business -- Stay informed and gain critical insights from IFA’s curated franchise industry research reports.    

Choose from a list of topics and deepen your knowledge and outlook of the franchise industry.  Identify market opportunities, and leverage data from industry research reports, business outlook assessments, and market research for small business, to reduce risk, to raise your competitive edge, and to stay poised and prepared for success.

Franchise Administration

The role of Franchise Administration is to protect the integrity of the brand system through the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), Franchise Agreements and the activities and programs directly related to non-technical support and services for the brands.
Finance & Legal

Diversity On The Rise

Latest statistics show higher levels of growth in diversity and inclusion among franchise businesses.
Diversity

The Golden Key

Getting started with the Global Franchise Team is as easy as reaching out to your nearby U.S. Commercial Service.
International

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