“Burgerim was once one of the hottest, fastest-growing brands in the U.S. Then its founder left the country, leaving behind a wreckage of unpaid workers, bankrupt franchisees and others struggling to make it work.”  – “The Burgerim Disaster” Restaurant Business Jan 17, 2020 Some 40 banks have more than $29M at risk of loss and […]

We’ve been receiving quite a few requests for business valuations of personal service franchises, which includes names such as Massage Envy, Hand & Stone, and European Wax.  Although they are 3 different franchises, they have much in common.  Before we get to the “comps”, here are the primary areas that we analyze when valuing one […]

Part of the secret to success is finding the right location. When it comes to opening a business, the three most important decisions many franchise partners will make are “location, location and location.” With a signed franchise agreement, a pocket full of financing and a solid plan ready to go, waiting to get started for […]

FRANdata’s in-country director of research at-large Peter Schwarzer analyzes the German hair care sector in this in-depth report. The German hair care sector has been devastated by fierce pricing wars. It is highly fragmented and presents many challenges, not least due to regulations and required licenses. However, franchised concepts have tremendous opportunities to establish themselves […]

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.  (Chicago, IL – March 15, 2017) […]

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