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FRANdata was commissioned by Forbes yet again to create a ranking of the best and worst franchises. Forbes’ purpose for this ranking was to give people who are looking into buying a franchise a bird’s eye view of how different franchises’ health and appeal measure up. The ranking was based on performance and revenue metrics […]

On Franchisee Popularity with PE Firms: Mergers and acquisitions within franchisees have become more of a commonplace over the past three years as resale activity gain traction in franchising; take, for instance, the levels of transfer activity in franchise systems. These have increased from slightly over 3% to almost 5% between 2014 and 2017, according […]

Mergers and acquisitions within franchisees have become more of a commonplace over the past three years as resale activity gain traction in franchising; take, for instance, the levels of transfer activity in franchise systems. These have increased from slightly over 3% to almost 5% between 2014 and 2017, according FRANdata’s internal database. From the looks […]

On International Growth: “The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates that over 75% of the expected growth in the world’s trade for the next two decades will come from developing countries. … This could mean significant opportunities for franchising, as there has been a growing trend for U.S. brands seeking growth overseas.” Read more here. In the […]

Consider this: 39% of units for the largest 200 restaurant franchisors in the U.S. are now international and over the past three years, 74% of these franchisor’s collective unit growth came from outside of the U.S. [1] The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates that over 75% of the expected growth in the world’s trade for […]

 

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