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On Family Dining Growth: “A lot has been said about the decline of the family dining space in recent years. From the decline of their market share due to the advent of fast casual segment to the loss of customer traffic due to the bullishness of delivery and carry out platforms.” Read more here. In […]

A lot has been said about the decline of the family dining space in recent years. From the decline of their market share due to the advent of fast casual segment to the loss of customer traffic due to the bullishness of delivery and carry out platforms. However, the family dining segment is attempting a […]

Over  9,000 lenders subscribe to the Franchise Registry, many of whom rely on FRANdata’s FUND Scoring system as the primary consideration to determine which franchise brands to work with and what loan terms to offer. Lenders with over a trillion dollars of assets rely on the FUND Score to assess credit risks. To understand how […]

As we head toward 2019 how should we describe today’s multi-unit (MU) and multi-brand (MB) operators? I suspect the answer to that question is about to change. Let’s look at what’s happening to this very important part of the franchise business model and see if we can understand what it means for the future. MU […]

For the second quarter in a row franchises posted strong positive returns. In Q2-2019, franchise companies’ returns significantly outpaced those for both Russell 2000 and S&P 500. Non-food franchises outperformed their food counterparts, with latter losing further market capital as “go-private” deals for brands like Papa Murphy’s continued to impact the FRANdex in Q3. Returns […]

 

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