What FRANdata Thinks

June 8, 2023 Federal Trade Commission Attn: Lina Khan, Chairperson 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite CC–5610 (Annex C) Washington, D.C. 20580 RE:  Solicitation for Public Comments on Provisions of Franchise Agreements and Franchisor Business Practices (FTC Docket No.-2023-0026) (March 10, 2023) Dear Ms. Khan, FRANdata is grateful for the chance to present its perspective (referred […]

Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD) (previously called UFOCs) are crucial legal documents that franchisors in the United States must provide to prospective franchisees as required by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FDD contains vital information about the franchisor, the franchise system, and the franchise agreement. As such, it serves several essential purposes, including due diligence, […]

More than 80 new brands are in FRANdata’s latest New Concept Report. An interesting addition is Le Village a hybrid of coworking and childcare (always interesting to see two trends merge). Our analysts are forecasting growth in franchising for 2022 matching that of the US economy as a whole. Of particular interest is the anticipated […]