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FRANdata’s in-country director of research at-large Peter Schwarzer analyzes the German hair care sector in this in-depth report. The German hair care sector has been devastated by fierce pricing wars. It is highly fragmented and presents many challenges, not least due to regulations and required licenses. However, franchised concepts have tremendous opportunities to establish themselves […]

Why Should You Care? If your franchisees or prospects need financing, you should care. The SBA Directory helps lenders check if a brand CAN obtain SBA financing, while the Franchise Registry is utilized by lenders to see if brands SHOULD obtain financing.     We use the umbrella term “lenders” but, in reality, a loan […]

Lenders Counter with Technology Solutions The historically flat yield curve and rising internal costs are reducing small business lending profitability, pushing lenders into a classic capital for labor shift – relying more on technology to evaluate brands and borrowers.  In a poll of more than 150 Lenders– 89% found that evaluating the franchise brand’s credit profile […]

On October 13, 2017 the SBA released a policy notice regarding their franchise SOP that takes effect January 1st 2018. FRANdata has long served as the franchising gateway to the SBA and we are pleased that they will be utilizing a similar structured approach to many of the franchise affiliation and business eligibility solutions in […]

CHD Expert North America and FRANdata Announce Partnership to integrate FRANdata’s franchise operator data into CHD Expert’s Easy2FIND platform This integration will link both individual and multi unit restaurant franchise owners with the chain locations they own, giving industry suppliers end-to-end visibility and access to 90,000 Franchisees nation wide.  (Chicago, IL – March 15, 2017) […]