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Franchise Times: Good News: ‘Zors Providing Better Financial Info

Like any investment, franchising is a gamble for those considering putting their money on the line. To that end, we encourage all players in the industry to disclose as much financial information as possible. A new report by FRANdata suggests franchisors are getting the hint. According to FRANdata’s report, U.S. franchise brands are increasingly providing financial performance data to prospective investors and lenders. It’s a move the International Franchise Association says is helping create more transparency for prospective ‘zees, as well as greater access to capital from lenders.

Franchise Update: The Coming Recession: What Lessons Can We Learn In Advance?- Darrell Johnson CEO, FRANdata

One of the economic truths for the U.S. economy is that we have recessions, and the next one is coming. Maybe not in the next month or even the next year, but it is coming. We have had 11 recessions since WWII and are currently in the second longest-running recovery of those 11 recessions. Time is not on our side.

1851: Top 25 Home and Garden Brands to Watch in 2017

Anya Nowakowski, Senior Research Analyst with FranData, notes that the real estate industry has added 21 franchise brands since 2013, amounting to 26.6 percent of the real estate industry.

NJ.com: Coffee? Workout gym? Cleaning service? The top franchises in N.J. cover it all

From haircutting to iconic fast food restaurants, New Jersey is home to hundreds of franchise brands, with franchising loans accounting for a major share of the U.S. Small Business Administration's loan approvals in the state. A list of the top 25, based on the number of outlets, complied by FRANdata, an Arlington, Va.-based data analysis company that tracks the franchising industry.

Press Release: Celtic Bank Integrates FRANdata’s Franchise Performance Scoring and Methodology

Celtic Bank is integrating FRANdata’s proven franchise scoring system (FUND Score) into their franchise portfolio management system. This integration ensures that both franchisees and franchisors who do business with Celtic Bank will benefit from franchise loans that are administered faster, are more transparent, and most importantly, adapted to the way franchises operate.

Changes in SBA Policy Will Affect Thousands of Franchisors

SBA senior staff announced that the long-awaited changes to the franchise affiliation process are about to be issued through the release of a new SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) which will be effective January 1, 2017 at the earliest.

Forbes: Methodology Behind The Best And Worst Franchise Rankings

Forbes commissioned FRANdata to develop a methodology that ranks franchise brands based on historical performance while appealing to prospective franchisees.

Press Release: ReadyCap Launches Military Veteran Franchise Lending Program (MVP)

In support of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Veteran’s week, ReadyCap Lending, a leading non-bank small business lender, is proud to announce an exclusive military veteran franchise SBA lending program.

Forbes: Ranking America's Best And Worst Franchises: Which Are The Best Investments?

The third annual list of best and worst franchises in America

1851: Halftime Analysis: Where Does Franchising Stand in 2016?

Johnson’s annual “State of the Franchise Industry” is highly anticipated every year, and as we close out Q2 and charge into Q3, 1851 Franchise decided to follow up with him to see things have shaken out so far since our discussion at the beginning of the year.
- See more at: http://1851franchise.com/details/5024/Halftime-Analysis-Where-Does-Franchising-Stand-in-2016-#sthash.RTD7c2ky.dpuf

Franchise Industry Details, Trend Data Gaining Accuracy

FRANData research helps bring order to industry data chaos. Latest report shows 377 new concepts launched in just past three quarters.

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.

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9Round Reaches 400 Club Milestone, Plans for 1,000 Locations in 2018

Approximately 680 of the 3,800 active franchise systems in the United States have more than 100 units, according to FranData, an independent research and advisory company that focuses on tracking and analyzing franchise companies and their performance.

The Coming Recession: What Lessons Can We Learn In Advance?

One of the economic truths for the U.S. economy is that we have recessions, and the next one is coming. Maybe not in the next month or even the next year, but it is coming. We have had 11 recessions since WWII and are currently in the second longest-running recovery of those 11 recessions. Time is not on our side.