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WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013—As part of the International Franchise Association’s Operation Enduring Opportunity initiative within its VetFran program, and participation in the White House Joining Forces Initiative, IFA President & CEO Steve Caldeira today announced that 151,557 veterans and … [Read More...]
WASHINGTON, November 25, 2013 — Earlier this month, ADP reported that the franchise industry added 25,060 jobs in October, representing 20 percent of all new jobs for the month. Yet, while jobs created hit a 4-month high, the International Franchise Association (IFA) announced today that the … [Read More...]
Answers To The Most Commonly Asked Questions About Franchising
WHAT IS FRANCHISING?
Franchising is a method of distributing products or services. At least two levels of people are involved in a franchise system: (1) the franchisor, who lends his trademark or trade name and a business system; … [Read More...]
The International Franchise Association, ( IFA ), formed in 1991 the Vet-Fran Initiative, designed to help veterans pursue the dream of entrepreneurship and become franchise owners. In 2011, as announced by First Lady, Michelle Obama, Vet-Fran launched "operation enduring opportunity", with the … [Read More...]
Costs for those seeking long-term care have continued to increase across all provider options, according to the results of a biennial study.
Private and semi-private nursing home room costs rose an average of 3.6 percent in 2013, assisted living facility costs increased 2 percent, and adult day … [Read More...]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 – New data continues to show strong growth in the franchise industry with both jobs and overall franchise business conditions improving in August. The Franchise Business Index (FBI), an index of the economic health of the franchising industry, advanced 0.4 percent in … [Read More...]