What FRANdata Thinks

It does not come as a shock that the growth for fitness centers and gym franchises is starting to plateau out in the low single digits in the U.S. Based on a sample of 100 fitness franchises, the number of franchised locations for this vertical grew at a compound annual rate of only 2%, with […]

When the topic of international development comes during strategic planning sessions at many a franchisor, many are quick to dismiss the opportunity, sighting costs or potential untapped white space in the U.S. market. Such lack of clarity can be a serious problem for franchisors embarking on a rapid growth plan, often resulting in mistakes that […]

Another year has come to an end. And thus far it has been a busy year for the franchise industry. We have seen numerous new concepts opt for the franchise business model as their growth engine, enter the market, and a few others lose traction. So, what’s hot in the sector? Here is a quick […]