Today there are millions of franchise businesses in over 300 business categories, so there literally is a business to suit every interest and niche.
According to the 2016 Franchise Business Economic Outlook report, franchising as a whole will continue to thrive. It’s no surprise as people are increasingly finding their own opportunities rather than going the route of a traditional employee i...
As we strive to achieve continuous improvement, each year we participate in a franchise satisfaction benchmark (FSB). The FSB is provided by Smith Henderson, a leading independent franchise consultancy. Franchisees are invited to take part in the anonymous online survey with questions about their franchise.
The problem with building a professional network online is that a contact list can be full of people you have never met and are unlikely to meet. So professional network app developers are trying to get the sector thinking in terms of fun and dating; next-generation apps are more about the moment and who wants to meet for coffee.
The economy may be under pressure and consumers may be spending less, but the outlook for franchising was never better, with increasing competition and the entry of new players expected to offer franchisees new opportunities.