FRANalyst Fridays: International Growth

May 25th, 2018 by Ritwik Donde

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.”

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