FRANalyst Fridays: Athletes Investment in Franchising, Plus New Names and Franchisors

June 8th, 2018 by Ritwik Donde

On NFL things:

“According to a working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, 15.7% of NFL players filed for bankruptcy 12 years after retiring. Sports Illustrated, in a 2009 report, estimated that 60% of NBA players go bankrupt within 5 years after leaving the sport.”

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In the News:

  • Pincho Factory CEO Becomes Franchisee, President is New CEO [Fast Casual]
  • Delta Disaster Services Details U.S. Expansion Plans [Franchising.com]
  • Sport Clips Haircuts Tops Category in Forbes 2018 “Best Franchises to Buy” [Franchising.com]
  • IHOP Says It’s Changing Iconic Name; Pancake Lovers Flip Out [Fox News]
  • Customers Bank Named SBA Preferred Lender [Global Newswire]
  • Juice Shop Kitchen & Juicery Starts Franchising [Fast Casual]
  • Fresno-based Barbershop Expands By Franchising Out [ABC 30]
  • Corsair Capital Acquires Jackson Hewitt From HIG Bayside Capital [PE Hub Network]
  • Dwyer Group Acquired By Harvest Partners [PR Newswire]
  • How McDonalds, Subway, and Burger King Have Responded to the EU’s Straw Ban [Business Insider]
  • Sylvan Learning Makes Big Push into China [Baltimore Sun]
  • North Korea Reportedly Wants A McDonald’s [Washington Post]
  • How TV Shows Are Ordering Sides of Authenticity With Real Fast-Food Chains [USA Today]
  • Bankers Say Now Is The Time To Buy Or Refinance Hotels [Hotel News Now]
  • Amada Tackles Home Care for Athletes With NFL Alumni Partnership [Home Healthcare News]
  • Co-Work Space Landlord Plots National, Global Growth [Business Observer]
  • Planet Fitness Franchisee Group Acquires Clubs in AL and VA [Club Industry]
  • Why The Franchise Model is Ideal for Entrepreneurial Veterans [PrimePay]

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