What FRANdata Thinks
Will apprenticeships aid the food service sector?

72.5 percent of people left their food service or hospitality gigs in 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Restaurants struggle to keep waitresses and cooks on staff, and the current low unemployment rate makes finding replacements a challenge. FRANdata has consistently maintained the view that low skilled unemployment is consistently higher and much […]

FRANdex outperformed both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000 in Q3 2017, however its Q-o-Q growth lagged the Russell 2000 index. For the quarter, the S&P 500 was up 5.51%, and the Russell 2000 gained 6.57%. Returns for franchise companies increased by 5.53%. The non-food segment led gains with a 10.30% Q-o-Q return. Food […]