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FRANdata’s own President, Edith Wiseman, was recently on Mind Your Business talking all things franchising, including the recent release of the Forbes Best & Worst Franchises of 2018. FRANdata worked on the best and worst franchise ranking for Forbes. Edith also answered questions from listeners of the show. This recording originally aired on Sirius XM Channel […]

In my more than 15 years of Commercial/SBA lending experience, I have gained some valuable insights in helping others to start and expand their businesses as a lender. They relate well back to some very wise sayings I have heard throughout my life. The 5 things new borrowers need to know will be structured around […]

On moving away from IPOs: 2014. A year when franchises were the poster child for initial public offerings in the United States. According to Renaissance Capital, 41 IPOs were set to happen in 2014 and it was considered the best year for IPO deals since the tech-stock boom of 2000. Read more here. In the […]

2014. A year when franchises were the poster child for initial public offerings in the United States. According to Renaissance Capital, 41 IPOs were set to happen in 2014 and it was considered the best year for IPO deals since the tech-stock boom of 2000. Fast forward to 2017-2018, IPOs and public listing are losing […]

FRANdex has started showing signs of recovery in Q2-2018. While the index’s returns were down by -2.99% Q-o-Q in Q1, the change in Q2-2018 was tempered to -1.53%. FRANdex continued to underperform both the broader indices. S&P 500’s returns were up 10.28% q-o-q, while Russell 2000 by 4.32%. Click here to download the latest FRANdex.

 

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