What FRANdata Thinks

There are 72 new franchise concepts¬†profiled, with 275 executive contacts. Altogether, 33 food brands, and 39 nonfood and service brands started franchising in the third quarter of 2016. The number of sit-down restaurant franchised brands grew faster than QSR, adding 13 and 11 new brands respectively.¬† This is counter intuitive in terms of where the […]

The second quarter of 2016 was marked by uncertainty, as legislative rulings challenged the structure of the business model. Planet Fitness (PLNT) registered the highest gain at 38.1%, followed by Jack in the Box (JACK). Other top performers were Papa Johns (PZZA), Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD), and Wingstop (WING); immediately after this reporting period, Krispy […]

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