What FRANdata Thinks

As shelter-in-place orders and social distancing measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 were implemented, we have seen a far-ranging economic impact and a reduction in general business activity. According to an online survey conducted by Main Street America, of the nation’s approximately 30 million small businesses, nearly 7.5 million small businesses may be at […]

Impact on Franchising The rapid spread of COVID-19 is reminding us how interconnected we all are. With the pandemic changing everything we do in our personal and business lives, franchisors are faced with the same challenges as other businesses. However, franchisors remain optimistic and expect system sales to return to pre-pandemic levels in about six […]