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The Top 10 Franchise Grade Facts & Figures From 2017

Published on January 13, 2018

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Franchise Grade’s continuous effort to study the franchise industry paved the way for new insights and findings throughout 2017. From detailed studies on emerging franchise success rates, errors in Item 20 disclosure and sector performance, Franchise Grade’s reports helped shed light on key performance metrics for successful franchising!

Here are a list of our most popular reports and articles.

10: Three Reasons Why Your Business Could Fail  

9: Kings and Paupers: The Long Tail of Franchising 

8: An Analysis of Emerging Franchises – Part 2

7: The TOP 4 Traits Of A Successful Franchise System

6: Diamonds in the Rough: Are Emerging Franchises a Possibility or a Liability? 

5: In Business Your Hand Does Not Shake . . . Ever!  

4: Fitness & Gym Franchises are Powering Growth

3: Sold But Not Open: Why and When Franchises Never Open for Business

2: Franchising’s Biggest Problem – Consumer Driven Investing

1: An Analysis of Emerging Franchises

Get the information you need to Find The Best franchise opportunity. Before you invest your hard-earned money in a franchise make sure you have the right information done your research.

It is crucial that you take the time to do your due diligence, review each investment carefully and speak with our franchise experts before you invest. Contact us today.

About the Author: Jeff Lefler
As the CEO of, Jeff understands that there is no Silver Bullet or sure-fire, simple way to pick a guaranteed franchise system winner. However, by using a little science and a lot of hard work, Jeff and the team at have developed a sophisticated research, analysis and comparison model to help potential investors and existing Franchisees assess a realistic value for any franchise system relative to others. It's called a Franchise Grade. With over fifteen years of small business experience and ten working in franchising as a multi-unit Franchisee, consultant and Franchisee Association President, Jeff has a good understanding of the level of hard work, dedication and commitment that drives a successful franchise system. As part of his ongoing involvement with the industry, Jeff also served as a Member of the Strategic Committee of the International Association of Franchisees and Dealers. Get in touch with Jeff to see how your system measures up at [email protected]

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