What FRANdata Thinks

2023 IFA/FRANdata Labor Study The International Franchise Association commissioned FRANdata to conduct its second annual longitudinal study on labor trends in franchising. The study was conducted with the goal of gaining a better understanding of the labor climate faced by franchisees. The study covers 169 senior executives representing franchisors and franchise portfolio companies that own […]

  IFA/FRANdata Franchise Inflation Study The International Franchise Association (IFA) and FRANdata released the first annual survey on the impacts of inflationary pressures on franchised businesses. The survey, conducted by FRANdata, revealed that inflation is having a moderate to significant impact on 90 percent of franchised businesses, but being part of a franchise system has […]

2022 Franchise Leadership and Development Economic Outlook for Franchising Access Darrell Johnson’s latest Franchise Leadership and Development General Session presentation.Darrell’s annual State of the Economy address discusses factors that affect the U.S. economy; such as the labor market, supply chain, and access to capital; and its impact on franchising, both in the near term and […]

2022 Study on the Impact of Labor Shortages in Franchising The International Franchise Association (IFA) and FRANdata present this inaugural survey of franchisor executives reporting their experiences with current labor markets. This report details how the franchise community is coping with a historically tight labor market. FRANdata and the IFA sought to develop an understanding […]

2022 Economic Outlook for Franchising Franchising had an exceptional year in 2021, and 2022 looks to be another strong year of recovery. Bolstered by both the strengthening labor market and steady consumer spending, franchising is expected to continue to expand, trending upwards with the United States’ overall economic progression, but the pace of the growth […]